China Lake Acres, California
|China Lake Acres|
|Kern County and the state of California|
|• Senate||Roy Ashburn (R)|
|• Assembly||Jean Fuller (R)|
|• U. S. Congress||Kevin McCarthy (R)|
|• Total||5.211 sq mi (13.497 km2)|
|• Land||5.210 sq mi (13.494 km2)|
|• Water||0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2) 0.02%|
|Elevation||2,431 ft (741 m)|
|• Density||360/sq mi (140/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1853382|
China Lake Acres is located at .
The 2010 United States Census reported that China Lake Acres had a population of 1,876. The population density was 360.0 people per square mile (139.0/km²). The racial makeup of China Lake Acres was 1,601 (85.3%) White, 35 (1.9%) African American, 29 (1.5%) Native American, 16 (0.9%) Asian, 7 (0.4%) Pacific Islander, 84 (4.5%) from other races, and 104 (5.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 265 persons (14.1%).
The Census reported that 1,876 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 755 households, out of which 219 (29.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 376 (49.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 87 (11.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 48 (6.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 49 (6.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.1%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 204 households (27.0%) were made up of individuals and 78 (10.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48. There were 511 families (67.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.95.
The population was spread out with 433 people (23.1%) under the age of 18, 127 people (6.8%) aged 18 to 24, 410 people (21.9%) aged 25 to 44, 593 people (31.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 313 people (16.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.0 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.
There were 855 housing units at an average density of 164.1 per square mile (63.3/km²), of which 561 (74.3%) were owner-occupied, and 194 (25.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.2%. 1,337 people (71.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 539 people (28.7%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,761 people, 702 households, and 497 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 317.2 people per square mile (122.5/km²). There were 847 housing units at an average density of 152.6 per square mile (58.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.49% White, 1.25% Black or African American, 0.80% Native American, 0.85% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 3.86% from other races, and 3.52% from two or more races. 9.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 702 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,375, and the median income for a family was $39,408. Males had a median income of $39,643 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,146. About 10.5% of families and 17.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.7% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.
- U.S. Census
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: China Lake Acres, California
- 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.