Cedar Ridge, Tuolumne County, California

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Cedar Ridge
census-designated place
Cedar Ridge is located in California
Cedar Ridge
Cedar Ridge
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°03′57″N 120°16′26″W / 38.06583°N 120.27389°W / 38.06583; -120.27389Coordinates: 38°03′57″N 120°16′26″W / 38.06583°N 120.27389°W / 38.06583; -120.27389
Country  United States
State  California
County Tuolumne
 • Total 7.798 sq mi (20.195 km2)
 • Land 7.789 sq mi (20.172 km2)
 • Water 0.009 sq mi (0.022 km2)  0.11%
Elevation[2] 3,760 ft (1,150 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,132
 • Density 150/sq mi (56/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2582970
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cedar Ridge, Tuolumne County, California

Cedar Ridge is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California.[2] Cedar Ridge sits at an elevation of 3,760 feet (1,150 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Cedar Ridge's population was 1,132.

Cedar Ridge was created a CDP for the 2010 census, previously it was part of the Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge CDP.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 7.8 square miles (20.2 km²), 99.89% of it land and 0.11% of it water.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Cedar Ridge had a population of 1,132. The population density was 145.2 people per square mile (56.1/km²). The racial makeup of Cedar Ridge was 1,066 (94.2%) White, 3 (0.3%) African American, 6 (0.5%) Native American, 5 (0.4%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 5 (0.4%) from other races, and 46 (4.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 71 persons (6.3%).

The Census reported that 1,073 people (94.8% of the population) lived in households, 59 (5.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 456 households, out of which 105 (23.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 281 (61.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 27 (5.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 28 (6.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 18 (3.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 95 households (20.8%) were made up of individuals and 34 (7.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35. There were 336 families (73.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.67.

The population was spread out with 197 people (17.4%) under the age of 18, 77 people (6.8%) aged 18 to 24, 150 people (13.3%) aged 25 to 44, 471 people (41.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 237 people (20.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.2 years. For every 100 females there were 106.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

There were 774 housing units at an average density of 99.3 per square mile (38.3/km²), of which 386 (84.6%) were owner-occupied, and 70 (15.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.1%. 886 people (78.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 187 people (16.5%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cedar Ridge, Tuolumne County, California
  3. ^ 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.