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California, Maryland - Basic Facts

The California Census Designated Place had a population of 13,464 as of July 1, 2018. California ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for California is located at latitude 38.2976 and longitude -76.4921 in St. Mary's County. The formal boundaries for the California Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.78 sq. miles and a water area of 2.21 sq. miles. St. Mary's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The California Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389265) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The California Census Designated Place is located within District 8, Bay, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Mary's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for California: Benita, Benitia.

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California, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,464
Population in Households 13,445
Population in Familes 11,172
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 1,054
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $90,602
Average Household Income $106,429
Per Capita Income $38,781

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,340 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,349 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,542 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 449 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $287,808
Average Home Value $316,983
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,891
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,422
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.55% 1.39%
Households 1.4% 1.31%
Families 1.18% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

California, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares California to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 81st
Population Density # 295 43rd
Diversity Index # 125 76th
Median Household Income # 162 69th
Per Capita Income # 192 63rd

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