Bystrom, California

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Bystrom
census-designated place
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Location in Stanislaus County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°37′12″N 120°58′47″W / 37.62000°N 120.97972°W / 37.62000; -120.97972Coordinates: 37°37′12″N 120°58′47″W / 37.62000°N 120.97972°W / 37.62000; -120.97972
Country  United States
State  California
County Stanislaus
Area[1]
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,008
 • Density 5,500/sq mi (2,100/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95351
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-09353
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.

Geography[edit]

Bystrom is located at 37°37′12″N 120°58′47″W / 37.62000°N 120.97972°W / 37.62000; -120.97972 (37.619981, -120.979790)[2] in South Modesto, CA.

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.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] 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.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] 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.

Politics[edit]

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.

In the United States House of Representatives, Bystrom is in California's 10th congressional district, represented by Republican Jeff Denham.[5]

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