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California, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of California is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Campbell County at latitude 38.9181 and longitude -84.264. Campbell County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 495 feet.

The formal official name is the City of California, but most people and references simply refer to it as California, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for California indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of California (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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California, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 91
Population in Households 89
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 26
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (23.4%)
Median Home Value $154,167
Average Home Value $178,448


Median Household Income $66,623
Average Household Income $82,931
Per Capita Income $32,165
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.26% 0.44%
Households 0.67% 0.55%
Families 0.93% 0.76%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   0.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


California, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares California to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 515 2nd
Population Density1 # 428 19th
Diversity Index2 # 438 17th
Median Household Income # 63 88th
Per Capita Income # 76 86th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.