Bertsch-Oceanview, California

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Bertsch-Oceanview
census-designated place
Location in Del Norte County and the state of California
Location in Del Norte County and the state of California
Coordinates: 41°45′09″N 124°09′32″W / 41.75250°N 124.15889°W / 41.75250; -124.15889Coordinates: 41°45′09″N 124°09′32″W / 41.75250°N 124.15889°W / 41.75250; -124.15889
Country  United States
State  California
County Del Norte
Area[1]
 • Total 5.761 sq mi (14.920 km2)
 • Land 5.487 sq mi (14.210 km2)
 • Water 0.274 sq mi (0.710 km2)  4.76%
Elevation[2] 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,436
 • Density 420/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95531
Area code(s) 707
FIPS code 06-06150
GNIS feature ID 2407832
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bertsch-Oceanview, California

Bertsch-Oceanview is a census-designated place (CDP) in Del Norte County, California, United States, with a population of 2,436 at the 2010 census. The community is located east of Crescent City, at an elevation of 20 feet (6.1 m),[2] Bertsch-Oceanview has a total area of 5.9 square miles (15 km2)[3] of which 5.5 square miles (14 km2) is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) is water. The Elk Valley Rancheria Indian reservation is located within Bertsch-Oceanview.[4]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Bertsch-Oceanview had a population of 2,436. The population density was 422.9 people per square mile (163.3/km²). The racial makeup of Bertsch-Oceanview was 1,810 (74.3%) White, 3 (0.1%) African American, 294 (12.1%) Native American, 94 (3.9%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 81 (3.3%) from other races, and 154 (6.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 310 persons (12.7%).

The Census reported that 2,434 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 2 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 905 households, out of which 308 (34.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 421 (46.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 119 (13.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 60 (6.6%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 81 (9.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 12 (1.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 227 households (25.1%) were made up of individuals and 88 (9.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69. There were 600 families (66.3% of all households); the average family size was 3.20.

The population was spread out with 633 people (26.0%) under the age of 18, 198 people (8.1%) aged 18 to 24, 571 people (23.4%) aged 25 to 44, 698 people (28.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 336 people (13.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.5 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.6 males.

There were 1,008 housing units at an average density of 175.0 per square mile (67.6/km²), of which 667 (73.7%) were owner-occupied, and 238 (26.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.2%. 1,713 people (70.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 721 people (29.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 2,238 people, 814 households, and 570 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 407.9 people per square mile (157.4/km²). There were 924 housing units at an average density of 168.4 per square mile (65.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.12% White, 0.89% Black or African American, 9.61% Native American, 2.46% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 3.13% from other races, and 3.75% from two or more races. 9.12% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 814 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 14.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,300, and the median income for a family was $32,500. Males had a median income of $35,385 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,661. About 15.5% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Bertsch-Oceanview is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Noreen Evans,[7] and in the the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Democrat Wesley Chesbro.[8] Federally, Bertsch-Oceanview is in California's 2nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman.[9]

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