Del Aire, California

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Del Aire
census-designated place
Location of Del Aire in Los Angeles County, California.
Location of Del Aire in Los Angeles County, California.
Coordinates: 33°54′58″N 118°22′9″W / 33.91611°N 118.36917°W / 33.91611; -118.36917Coordinates: 33°54′58″N 118°22′9″W / 33.91611°N 118.36917°W / 33.91611; -118.36917
Country  United States
State  California
County Los Angeles
Area[1]
 • Total 1.014 sq mi (2.626 km2)
 • Land 1.014 sq mi (2.626 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 102 ft (31 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,001
 • Density 9,900/sq mi (3,800/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 90250 & 90304
Area code(s) 310
FIPS code 06-18352
GNIS feature ID 1867012

Del Aire is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 10,001 at the 2010 census, up from 9,012 at the 2000 census.

Del Aire is a tiny unincorporated middle-class residential neighborhood next to the giant interchange where Interstate 405 and Interstate 105 meet. It is surrounded by the incorporated cities of Los Angeles, El Segundo, and Hawthorne. Los Angeles Airport Courthouse and the Los Angeles Air Force Base are in the Del Aire area.

Geography[edit]

Del Aire is located at 33°54′58″N 118°22′9″W / 33.91611°N 118.36917°W / 33.91611; -118.36917 (33.916138, -118.369282).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.

The precise boundaries of Del Aire are complex, but can be roughly described as the area south of Imperial Highway between Aviation Blvd and the 405 Freeway to El Segundo Blvd. Del Aire is part of the Wiseburn School District. Schools that are part of the Wiseburn School District that are in Del Aire are: Juan De Anza Elementary (K-5th Grade) Da Vinci Design Charter School (9-12)

Juan Cabrillo Elementary, Peter Burnett Elementary, Richard Henry Dana Middle School and Da Vinci Science Charter School are south of Del Aire in the Hawthorne community known as Holly Glen.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 11,930
1980 8,487 −28.9%
1990 8,040 −5.3%
2000 9,012 12.1%
2010 10,001 11.0%

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Del Aire had a population of 10,001. The population density was 9,864.4 people per square mile (3,808.7/km²). The racial makeup of Del Aire was 6,052 (60.5%) White (34.6% Non-Hispanic White),[4] 458 (4.6%) African American, 60 (0.6%) Native American, 922 (9.2%) Asian, 131 (1.3%) Pacific Islander, 1,815 (18.1%) from other races, and 563 (5.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4,724 persons (47.2%).

The Census reported that 9,989 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 9 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 3 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 3,291 households, out of which 1,220 (37.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,764 (53.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 420 (12.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 191 (5.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 197 (6.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 26 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 674 households (20.5%) were made up of individuals and 213 (6.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04. There were 2,375 families (72.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.56.

The population was spread out with 2,328 people (23.3%) under the age of 18, 956 people (9.6%) aged 18 to 24, 3,049 people (30.5%) aged 25 to 44, 2,607 people (26.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,061 people (10.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.0 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.3 males.

There were 3,428 housing units at an average density of 3,381.2 per square mile (1,305.5/km²), of which 2,268 (68.9%) were owner-occupied, and 1,023 (31.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.2%. 7,413 people (74.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,576 people (25.8%) lived in rental housing units.

According to the 2010 United States Census, Del Aire had a median household income of $77,194, with 7.4% of the population living below the federal poverty line. [5]

2000[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 9,012 people, 2,871 households, and 2,190 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 9,110.7 inhabitants per square mile (3,514.7/km²). There were 2,925 housing units at an average density of 2,957.0 per square mile (1,140.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 36.97% White, 32.18% Black or African American, 0.64% Native American, 8.08% Asian, 0.80% Pacific Islander, 10.72% from other races, and 5.60% from two or more races. 17.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,871 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.7% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13 and the average family size was 3.57.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $55,186, and the median income for a family was $59,444. Males had a median income of $40,693 versus $34,891 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,726. About 3.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 10.5% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) operates the South Los Angeles Station in Westmont, California serving Del Aire.[7][8]

In the state legislature Del Aire is located in the 28th Senate District, represented by Democrat Ted Lieu, and in the 51st Assembly District, represented by Democrat Curren D. Price Jr.. Federally, Del Aire is located in California's 35th and 36th congressional districts, which have Cook PVIs of D +33 and D +11 respectively[9] and is represented by Democrats Maxine Waters and Janice Hahn respectively.

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