Corralitos, California

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Corralitos
census-designated place
Location in Santa Cruz County and the state of California
Location in Santa Cruz County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°59′29″N 121°48′7″W / 36.99139°N 121.80194°W / 36.99139; -121.80194Coordinates: 36°59′29″N 121°48′7″W / 36.99139°N 121.80194°W / 36.99139; -121.80194
Country  United States
State  California
County Santa Cruz
Area[1]
 • Total 9.001 sq mi (23.312 km2)
 • Land 8.987 sq mi (23.275 km2)
 • Water 0.014 sq mi (0.037 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 269 ft (82 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,326
 • Density 260/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95076
Area code(s) 831
FIPS code 06-16434
GNIS feature ID 1658321

Corralitos is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. The population was 2,326 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Corralitos is located at 36°59′29″N 121°48′7″W / 36.99139°N 121.80194°W / 36.99139; -121.80194 (36.991303, -121.802013)[2]. It is located on Corralitos Creek, a tributary of Salsipuedes Creek which is in turn the lowest tributary of the Pajaro River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.0 square miles (23 km2), of which, 9.0 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.16% is water.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Corralitos had a population of 2,326. The population density was 258.4 people per square mile (99.8/km²). The racial makeup of Corralitos was 1,980 (85.1%) White, 16 (0.7%) African American, 12 (0.5%) Native American, 48 (2.1%) Asian, 190 (8.2%) from other races, and 79 (3.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 532 persons (22.9%).

The Census reported that 99.7% of the population lived in households and 0.3% lived in non-institutionalized group quarters.

There were 829 households, out of which 257 (31.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 511 (61.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 62 (7.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 42 (5.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 51 (6.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 150 households (18.1%) were made up of individuals and 65 (7.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80. There were 615 families (74.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.09.

The population was spread out with 504 people (21.7%) under the age of 18, 174 people (7.5%) aged 18 to 24, 482 people (20.7%) aged 25 to 44, 829 people (35.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 337 people (14.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.1 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

There were 888 housing units at an average density of 98.7 per square mile (38.1/km²), of which 73.9% were owner-occupied and 26.1% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.3%. 74.5% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 25.2% lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,431 people, 815 households, and 621 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 270.0 people per square mile (104.3/km²). There were 846 housing units at an average density of 94.0 per square mile (36.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 81.61% White, 0.16% African American, 0.95% Native American, 2.30% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 10.98% from other races, and 3.95% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.13% of the population.

There were 815 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.0% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 16.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.22.

Corralitos market in Corralitos.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 27.1% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $70,781, and the median income for a family was $80,626. Males had a median income of $44,750 versus $31,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $27,572. About 1.0% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 0.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Corralitos is in the 15th Senate District, represented by Republican Abel Maldonado, and in the 27th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Bill Monning.

Federally, Corralitos is in California's 20th congressional district, represented by Democrat Sam Farr.[5]

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