Castle Hill, California

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Castle Hill
census-designated place
Castle Hill is located in California
Castle Hill
Castle Hill
Position in California.
Coordinates: 37°52′23″N 122°03′26″W / 37.87306°N 122.05722°W / 37.87306; -122.05722Coordinates: 37°52′23″N 122°03′26″W / 37.87306°N 122.05722°W / 37.87306; -122.05722
Country  United States
State  California
County Contra Costa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.728 sq mi (1.885 km2)
 • Land 0.728 sq mi (1.885 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 302 ft (92 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,299
 • Density 1,800/sq mi (690/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
FIPS code 06-11915
GNIS feature ID 2582967
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Castle Hill, California

Castle Hill is a census-designated place[3] in Contra Costa County, California. Castle Hill sits at an elevation of 302 feet (92 m). The 2010 United States census reported Castle Hill's population was 1,299.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.728 square miles (1.855 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Castle Hill had a population of 1,299. The population density was 1,784.5 people per square mile (689.0/km²). The racial makeup of Castle Hill was 1,112 (85.6%) White, 29 (2.2%) African American, 1 (0.1%) Native American, 110 (8.5%) Asian, 2 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 9 (0.7%) from other races, and 36 (2.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 78 persons (6.0%).

The Census reported that 1,265 people (97.4% of the population) lived in households, 12 (0.9%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 22 (1.7%) were institutionalized.

There were 497 households, out of which 147 (29.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 322 (64.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 32 (6.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 15 (3.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 19 (3.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 10 (2.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 99 households (19.9%) were made up of individuals and 52 (10.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55. There were 369 families (74.2% of all households); the average family size was 2.93.

The population was spread out with 275 people (21.2%) under the age of 18, 62 people (4.8%) aged 18 to 24, 203 people (15.6%) aged 25 to 44, 472 people (36.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 287 people (22.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.3 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

There were 523 housing units at an average density of 718.5 per square mile (277.4/km²), of which 441 (88.7%) were owner-occupied, and 56 (11.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.2%. 1,137 people (87.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 128 people (9.9%) lived in rental housing units.

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