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Rancho Calaveras
census-designated place
Location in Calaveras County and the state of California
Location in Calaveras County and the state of California
Country  United States
State  California
County Calaveras
Area
 • Total 8.406 sq mi (21.770 km2)
 • Land 8.376 sq mi (21.693 km2)
 • Water 0.030 sq mi (0.077 km2)  0.35%
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,324
 • Density 633.36/sq mi (244.557/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95252
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-59426
GNIS feature IDs 1804851, 2409134

Rancho Calaveras is a census-designated place (CDP) in Calaveras County, California, United States. The population was 5,325 at the 2010 census, up from 4,182 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.4 square miles (22 km2), of which 99.65% of it is land, and 0.35% is water.

Demographics

2010

The 2010 United States Census reported that Rancho Calaveras had a population of 5,325. The population density was 633.5 people per square mile (244.6/km²). The racial makeup of Rancho Calaveras was 4,645 (87.2%) White, 48 (0.9%) African American, 102 (1.9%) Native American, 87 (1.6%) Asian, 13 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 195 (3.7%) from other races, and 235 (4.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 670 persons (12.6%).

The Census reported that 5,316 people (99.8% of the population) lived in households, 9 (0.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,937 households, out of which 680 (35.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,275 (65.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 162 (8.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 98 (5.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 110 (5.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 18 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 301 households (15.5%) were made up of individuals and 107 (5.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74. There were 1,535 families (79.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.03.

The population was spread out with 1,287 people (24.2%) under the age of 18, 337 people (6.3%) aged 18 to 24, 1,148 people (21.6%) aged 25 to 44, 1,845 people (34.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 708 people (13.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.6 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.9 males.

There were 2,147 housing units at an average density of 255.4 per square mile (98.6/km²), of which 1,695 (87.5%) were owner-occupied, and 242 (12.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.2%. 4,519 people (84.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 797 people (15.0%) lived in rental housing units.

2000

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,182 people, 1,470 households, and 1,221 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 494.4 people per square mile (190.9/km²). There were 1,561 housing units at an average density of 184.5 per square mile (71.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.02% White, 0.86% Black or African American, 1.24% Native American, 1.48% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 2.80% from other races, and 4.47% from two or more races. 10.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,470 households out of which 38.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.4% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,247, and the median income for a family was $53,017. Males had a median income of $50,614 versus $31,280 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,444. About 3.5% of families and 5.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.4% of those under age 18 and 2.2% of those age 65 or over.


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