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California, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of California had a population of 4,339 as of July 1, 2017. California ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for California is located at latitude 38.6303 and longitude -92.5671 in Moniteau County. The formal boundaries for the City of California (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Moniteau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 892 feet.

The City of California (GNIS ID: 2393495) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of California is located within Township of Walker, a minor civil division (MCD) of Moniteau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with California population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for California: Boonsborough.

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California, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,339
Daytime Population: Workers 2,291
Daytime Population: Residents 2,338
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,629
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 4,234
Population in Familes 3,376
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density2 1,158
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $43,582
Average Household Income $54,672
Per Capita Income $22,387


Total Housing Units 1,928 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,118 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 629 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $105,655
Average Home Value $124,687


Total Households 1,748
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,105
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% 0.22%
Households 0.1% 0.18%
Families 0.06% 0.07%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   3.22%

California, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares California to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 167 84th
Population Density # 278 73rd
Diversity Index # 80 92nd
Median Household Income # 490 53rd
Per Capita Income # 545 47th

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