Occidental is located in northwest California. Occidental is part of Sonoma County. Occidental has 4.97 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Occidental population is 1,155, which has shrunk 9.20% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 12.39% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Occidental median household income is $70,172 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 29.95% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 29.47% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Occidental median house value is $586,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 74.84% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 75.60% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Occidental is much better than the state average in quality. The Occidental area code is 707.