Dustin Acres, California

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Dustin Acres
Census-designated place
Location in Kern County and the state of California
Location in Kern County and the state of California
Coordinates: 35°13′10″N 119°23′26″W / 35.21944°N 119.39056°W / 35.21944; -119.39056Coordinates: 35°13′10″N 119°23′26″W / 35.21944°N 119.39056°W / 35.21944; -119.39056
Country  United States
State  California
County Kern
Government
 • Senate Roy Ashburn (R)
 • Assembly Jean Fuller (R)
 • U. S. Congress Kevin McCarthy (R)
Area[1]
 • Total 3.676 sq mi (9.522 km2)
 • Land 3.676 sq mi (9.522 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 384 ft (117 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 652
 • Density 180/sq mi (68/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93285
Area code(s) 661
FIPS code 06-20284
GNIS feature ID 1660572

Dustin Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States. Dustin Acres is located 6.5 miles (10 km) north-northeast of Taft,[3] at an elevation of 384 feet (117 m).[2] The population was 652 at the 2010 census, up from 585 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Dustin Acres is located at 35°13′10″N 119°23′26″W / 35.21944°N 119.39056°W / 35.21944; -119.39056.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Dustin Acres had a population of 652. The population density was 177.4 people per square mile (68.5/km²). The racial makeup of Dustin Acres was 539 (82.7%) White, 4 (0.6%) African American, 9 (1.4%) Native American, 1 (0.2%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 71 (10.9%) from other races, and 28 (4.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 129 persons (19.8%).

The Census reported that 652 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 224 households, out of which 83 (37.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 139 (62.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 22 (9.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 10 (4.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 15 (6.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (1.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 38 households (17.0%) were made up of individuals and 11 (4.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91. There were 171 families (76.3% of all households); the average family size was 3.26.

The population was spread out with 175 people (26.8%) under the age of 18, 56 people (8.6%) aged 18 to 24, 169 people (25.9%) aged 25 to 44, 170 people (26.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 82 people (12.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.6 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.8 males.

There were 252 housing units at an average density of 68.5 per square mile (26.5/km²), of which 187 (83.5%) were owner-occupied, and 37 (16.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.1%. 549 people (84.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 103 people (15.8%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 585 people, 199 households, and 161 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 159.7 people per square mile (61.7/km²). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 58.7 per square mile (22.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.13% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 3.42% Native American, 8.21% from other races, and 3.08% from two or more races. 10.26% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 199 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.8% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.6% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.94 and the average family size was 3.25.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 30.9% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 107.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,203, and the median income for a family was $51,689. Males had a median income of $51,149 versus $30,795 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,929. About 4.7% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under age 18 and 14.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dustin Acres, California
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1029. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Dustin Acres CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.