Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, California

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Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente
census-designated place
Location in Sonoma County and the state of California
Location in Sonoma County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°19′19″N 122°29′10″W / 38.32194°N 122.48611°W / 38.32194; -122.48611Coordinates: 38°19′19″N 122°29′10″W / 38.32194°N 122.48611°W / 38.32194; -122.48611[1]
Country  United States
State  California
County Sonoma
Area[2]
 • Total 1.472 sq mi (3.812 km2)
 • Land 1.472 sq mi (3.812 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[3] 154 ft (47 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,144
 • Density 2,800/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95416
Area code(s) 707
FIPS code 06-23973
GNIS feature ID 2408209

Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 4,144.[4] The name Agua Caliente translates into English, from Spanish, as hot water, referring to the hot springs historically found in the area.[5]

Agua Caliente originated as a land grant 10 miles (16 km) long on the east side of Sonoma Creek. George and Emma Fetters opened the Fetters Hot Springs resort in 1908.[6] The two communities are generally thought of as separate from one another, though they are adjacent. Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is immediately north of Boyes Hot Springs and El Verano. Over time, the boundaries between these four communities became blurred and they are often grouped together and referred to collectively as "the Springs" area of Sonoma Valley. [7]

Geography[edit]

Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is located along the Sonoma Highway (State Route 12), approximately 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Sonoma, California.

As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a total area of 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[8] reported that Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente had a population of 4,144. The population density was 2,815.6 people per square mile (1,087.1/km²). The racial makeup of Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente was 2,926 (70.6%) White, 25 (0.6%) African American, 39 (0.9%) Native American, 68 (1.6%) Asian, 8 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 895 (21.6%) from other races, and 183 (4.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,925 persons (46.5%).

The Census reported that 99.6% of the population lived in households and 0.4% lived in non-institutionalized group quarters.

There were 1,419 households, out of which 570 (40.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 709 (50.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 175 (12.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 86 (6.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 90 (6.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 30 (2.1%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 327 households (23.0%) were made up of individuals and 108 (7.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91. There were 970 families (68.4% of all households); the average family size was 3.46.

The population was spread out with 1,137 people (27.4%) under the age of 18, 409 people (9.9%) aged 18 to 24, 1,070 people (25.8%) aged 25 to 44, 1,148 people (27.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 380 people (9.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34.8 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.1 males.

There were 1,585 housing units at an average density of 1,076.9 per square mile (415.8/km²), of which 58.1% were owner-occupied and 41.9% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.0%. 51.4% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 48.2% lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,505 people, 885 households, and 584 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,546.8 people per square mile (2,545.2/km²). There were 929 housing units at an average density of 2,427.9 per square mile (943.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.55% White, 0.96% African American, 1.12% Native American, 1.20% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 8.70% from other races, and 5.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 29.90% of the population.

There were 885 households out of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.9% were non-families. 25.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.32.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $44,097, and the median income for a family was $48,641. Males had a median income of $37,143 versus $28,304 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,269. About 5.5% of families and 8.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

In the state legislature, Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Mike McGuire,[9] and in the 4th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Bill Dodd.[10]

Federally, Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente is in California's 5th congressional district, represented by Democrat Mike Thompson.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer File - Places - California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 5, 2014. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Agua Caliente
  4. ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ William Bright; Erwin Gustav Gudde (30 November 1998). 1500 California place names: their origin and meaning. University of California Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-520-21271-8. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Towns of Sonoma County". Retrieved 2008-01-21. 
  7. ^ "Highway 12 Design Guidelines". County of Sonoma (Sonoma County Community Redevelopment Agency). 1994-11. Retrieved 2014-07-27.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  8. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  10. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  11. ^ "California's 5th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.