Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
|• Total||0.727 sq mi (1.883 km2)|
|• Land||0.707 sq mi (1.832 km2)|
|• Water||0.020 sq mi (0.051 km2) 2.73%|
|Elevation||89 ft (27 m)|
|• Density||5,500/sq mi (2,100/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1853380|
Bystrom is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 4,008 at the 2010 census, down from 4,518 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Bystrom is located at  in South Modesto, CA.(37.619981, -120.979790)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), of which, 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2) of it is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) of it (2.73%) is water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Bystrom had a population of 4,008. The population density was 5,512.5 people per square mile (2,128.4/km²). The racial makeup of Bystrom was 2,006 (50.0%) White, 79 (2.0%) African American, 62 (1.5%) Native American, 91 (2.3%) Asian, 18 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 1,580 (39.4%) from other races, and 172 (4.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,053 persons (76.2%).
The Census reported that 3,978 people (99.3% of the population) lived in households, 30 (0.7%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 1,072 households, out of which 557 (52.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 489 (45.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 217 (20.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 120 (11.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 123 (11.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 172 households (16.0%) were made up of individuals and 55 (5.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.71. There were 826 families (77.1% of all households); the average family size was 4.14.
The population was spread out with 1,335 people (33.3%) under the age of 18, 443 people (11.1%) aged 18 to 24, 1,128 people (28.1%) aged 25 to 44, 825 people (20.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 277 people (6.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28.3 years. For every 100 females there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.5 males.
There were 1,156 housing units at an average density of 1,589.9 per square mile (613.9/km²), of which 529 (49.3%) were owner-occupied, and 543 (50.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.9%. 1,909 people (47.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,069 people (51.6%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,518 people, 1,308 households, and 1,011 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,062.3 people per square mile (1,571.5/km²). There were 1,401 housing units at an average density of 1,259.7 per square mile (487.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 54.21% White, 2.57% African American, 1.68% Native American, 3.10% Asian, 0.49% Pacific Islander, 33.51% from other races, and 4.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 56.22% of the population.
There were 1,308 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 15.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.41 and the average family size was 3.84.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.3% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 9.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,582, and the median income for a family was $28,698. Males had a median income of $27,351 versus $18,393 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,108. About 26.8% of families and 30.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 42.0% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Bystrom is located in the 14th Senate District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill, and in the 25th Assembly District, represented by Republican Kristin Olsen. Federally, Bystrom is located in California's 18th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of D +3 and is represented by Democrat Dennis Cardoza.
- U.S. Census
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- 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.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. Retrieved 2008-02-10.