Garden Farms, California
|County||San Luis Obispo|
|• Total||1.093 sq mi (2.832 km2)|
|• Land||1.093 sq mi (2.832 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||955 ft (291 m)|
|• Density||350/sq mi (140/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||2583022|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garden Farms, California|
Garden Farms is a census-designated place in San Luis Obispo County, California. Garden Farms sits at an elevation of 955 feet (291 m). The 2010 United States census reported Garden Farms's population was 386.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Garden Farms had a population of 386. The population density was 353.0 people per square mile (136.3/km²). The racial makeup of Garden Farms was 348 (90.2%) White, 2 (0.5%) African American, 2 (0.5%) Native American, 5 (1.3%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 21 (5.4%) from other races, and 8 (2.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 40 persons (10.4%).
The Census reported that 386 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 159 households, out of which 42 (26.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 86 (54.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 12 (7.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 9 (5.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 8 (5.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (1.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 38 households (23.9%) were made up of individuals and 10 (6.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43. There were 107 families (67.3% of all households); the average family size was 2.88.
The population was spread out with 80 people (20.7%) under the age of 18, 22 people (5.7%) aged 18 to 24, 84 people (21.8%) aged 25 to 44, 154 people (39.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 46 people (11.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.7 years. For every 100 females there were 88.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.3 males.
There were 169 housing units at an average density of 154.6 per square mile (59.7/km²), of which 111 (69.8%) were owner-occupied, and 48 (30.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.0%. 281 people (72.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 105 people (27.2%) lived in rental housing units.
- U.S. Census
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Garden Farms, California
- 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.