Bradley, California

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Bradley
census-designated place
Location in Monterey County and the state of California
Location in Monterey County and the state of California
Coordinates: 35°51′48″N 120°48′03″W / 35.86333°N 120.80083°W / 35.86333; -120.80083Coordinates: 35°51′48″N 120°48′03″W / 35.86333°N 120.80083°W / 35.86333; -120.80083
Country  United States
State  California
County Monterey
Government
 • Senate Sam Blakeslee (R)
 • Assembly Luis Alejo (D)
 • U. S. Congress Sam Farr (D)
Area[1]
 • Total 0.086 sq mi (0.223 km2)
 • Land 0.086 sq mi (0.223 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation [2] 548 ft (167 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 93
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (420/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93426
Area code(s) 805
FIPS code 06-07974
GNIS feature ID 1660370

Bradley is a census-designated place in Monterey County, California, United States. Bradley is located on the Salinas River 12 miles (19 km) south-southeast of San Ardo,[3] at an elevation of 548 feet (167 m).[2] The population was 93 at the 2010 census, down from 120 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Bradley is located at 35°51′48″N 120°48′03″W / 35.86333°N 120.80083°W / 35.86333; -120.80083.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bradley has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[4]

History[edit]

The Southern Pacific Railroad reached Bradley in 1886, and a post office was established the same year.[3] The name honors Bradley V. Sargent, who owned the land on which the railway station was built.[3]

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Bradley had a population of 93. The population density was 1,081.4 people per square mile (417.5/km²). The racial makeup of Bradley was 85 (91.4%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 2 (2.2%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 5 (5.4%) from other races, and 1 (1.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11 persons (11.8%).

The Census reported that 93 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 37 households, out of which 14 (37.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 21 (56.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 3 (8.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 3 (8.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 3 (8.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 8 households (21.6%) were made up of individuals and 1 (2.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51. There were 27 families (73.0% of all households); the average family size was 2.85.

The population was spread out with 22 people (23.7%) under the age of 18, 5 people (5.4%) aged 18 to 24, 24 people (25.8%) aged 25 to 44, 33 people (35.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 9 people (9.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.8 years. For every 100 females there were 111.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.9 males.

There were 40 housing units at an average density of 465.1 per square mile (179.6/km²), of which 16 (43.2%) were owner-occupied, and 21 (56.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.5%. 38 people (40.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 55 people (59.1%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 120 people, 40 households, and 29 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,135.4 people per square mile (421.2/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 397.4 per square mile (147.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.17% White, 0.83% Native American, 23.33% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. 23.33% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 40 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.5% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 3.38.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.5% under the age of 18, 10.8% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 14.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,000, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,344. There were 11.1% of families and 19.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 32.4% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bradley, California
  3. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 873. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Bradley, California
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Bradley CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.