Cold Springs, Tuolumne County, California

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Cold Springs
census-designated place
Cold Springs is located in California
Cold Springs
Cold Springs
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°09′33″N 120°03′08″W / 38.15917°N 120.05222°W / 38.15917; -120.05222Coordinates: 38°09′33″N 120°03′08″W / 38.15917°N 120.05222°W / 38.15917; -120.05222
Country  United States
State  California
County Tuolumne
 • Total 1.734 sq mi (4.492 km2)
 • Land 1.734 sq mi (4.492 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 5,315 ft (1,620 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 181
 • Density 100/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2628721
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cold Springs, Tuolumne County, California

Cold Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California.[2] Cold Springs sits at an elevation of 5,315 feet (1,620 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Cold Springs's population was 181.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Cold Springs had a population of 181. The population density was 104.4 people per square mile (40.3/km²). The racial makeup of Cold Springs was 175 (96.7%) White, 1 (0.6%) African American, 3 (1.7%) Native American, 1 (0.6%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 0 (0.0%) from other races, and 1 (0.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (2.2%).

The Census reported that 181 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 94 households, out of which 15 (16.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 37 (39.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 3 (3.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (4.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 9 (9.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 40 households (42.6%) were made up of individuals and 14 (14.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.93. There were 44 families (46.8% of all households); the average family size was 2.70.

The population was spread out with 28 people (15.5%) under the age of 18, 7 people (3.9%) aged 18 to 24, 33 people (18.2%) aged 25 to 44, 70 people (38.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 43 people (23.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51.5 years. For every 100 females there were 112.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.7 males.

There were 453 housing units at an average density of 261.2 per square mile (100.8/km²), of which 66 (70.2%) were owner-occupied, and 28 (29.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 20.0%. 122 people (67.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 59 people (32.6%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cold Springs, 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.