Acalanes Ridge, California
|— census-designated place —|
|• Total||0.461 sq mi (1.193 km2)|
|• Land||0.461 sq mi (1.193 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||499 ft (152 m)|
|• Density||2,500/sq mi ( 950/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||2582926|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Acalanes Ridge, California|
Acalanes Ridge is a census-designated place in Contra Costa County, California. Acalanes Ridge sits at an elevation of 499 feet (152 m). The 2010 United States census reported Acalanes Ridge's population was 1,137.
Acalanes Ridge was created a census-designated place for the 2010 census, and comes alphabetically first among all census-designated places in California.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Acalanes Ridge had a population of 1,137. The population density was 2,468.2 people per square mile (953.0/km²). The racial makeup of Acalanes Ridge was 951 (83.6%) White, 5 (0.4%) African American, 8 (0.7%) Native American, 126 (11.1%) Asian, 2 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 8 (0.7%) from other races, and 37 (3.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 50 persons (4.4%).
The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.
There were 441 households, out of which 143 (32.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 293 (66.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 28 (6.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 10 (2.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 15 (3.4%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 6 (1.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 89 households (20.2%) were made up of individuals and 39 (8.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58. There were 331 families (75.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.93.
The population was spread out with 265 people (23.3%) under the age of 18, 45 people (4.0%) aged 18 to 24, 232 people (20.4%) aged 25 to 44, 411 people (36.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 184 people (16.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.3 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.2 males.
There were 457 housing units at an average density of 992.1 per square mile (383.0/km²), of which 393 (89.1%) were owner-occupied, and 48 (10.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.5%. 1,023 people (90.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 114 people (10.0%) lived in rental housing units.
- U.S. Census
- "Acalanes Ridge Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey.
- 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.
- Erwin G. Gudde; William Bright (10 May 2004). California Place Names: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names. University of California Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-520-24217-3. Retrieved 20 January 2012.