Diablo Grande, California

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Diablo Grande
census-designated place
Diablo Grande is located in California
Diablo Grande
Diablo Grande
Position in California.
Coordinates: 37°23′51″N 121°16′46″W / 37.39750°N 121.27944°W / 37.39750; -121.27944Coordinates: 37°23′51″N 121°16′46″W / 37.39750°N 121.27944°W / 37.39750; -121.27944
Country  United States
State  California
County Stanislaus
 • Total 5.113 sq mi (13.244 km2)
 • Land 5.113 sq mi (13.243 km2)
 • Water 0.000 sq mi (0.001 km2)  0.01%
Elevation[2] 1,535 ft (468 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 826
 • Density 160/sq mi (62/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2582995
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Diablo Grande, California

Diablo Grande is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California.[2] It is a bedroom community nestled in the Diablo Range from whence it gets its name. Diablo Grande sits at an elevation of 1,535 feet (468 m).[2] It is about 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Patterson. The 2010 United States census reported Diablo Grande's population was 826.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 5.1 square miles (13.2 km²), 99.99% of it land and 0.01% of it water.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Diablo Grande had a population of 826. The population density was 161.5 people per square mile (62.4/km²). The racial makeup of Diablo Grande was 510 (61.7%) White, 77 (9.3%) African American, 3 (0.4%) Native American, 70 (8.5%) Asian, 6 (0.7%) Pacific Islander, 77 (9.3%) from other races, and 83 (10.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 254 persons (30.8%).

The census reported that 826 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 307 households, out of which 107 (34.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 192 (62.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 25 (8.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 14 (4.6%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 18 (5.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 6 (2.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 54 households (17.6%) were made up of individuals and 5 (1.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69. There were 231 families (75.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.09.

The population was spread out with 217 people (26.3%) under the age of 18, 47 people (5.7%) aged 18 to 24, 249 people (30.1%) aged 25 to 44, 249 people (30.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 64 people (7.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.9 years. For every 100 females there were 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.1 males.

There were 422 housing units at an average density of 82.5 per square mile (31.9/km²), of which 241 (78.5%) were owner-occupied, and 66 (21.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 10.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 16.0%. 615 people (74.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 211 people (25.5%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Diablo Grande, California
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.