Glen Avon, California
|Former census-designated place|
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
|Incorporated into Jurupa Valley||July 1, 2011|
|• Total||8.134 sq mi (21.066 km2)|
|• Land||8.099 sq mi (20.976 km2)|
|• Water||0.035 sq mi (0.090 km2) 0.43%|
|Elevation||755 ft (230 m)|
|• Density||2,500/sq mi (960/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1656528|
Glen Avon was a census-designated place (CDP) in Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 20,199 at the 2010 census, up from 14,853 at the 2000 census. On July 1, 2011, the CDP became part of the newly incorporated City of Jurupa Valley.
Glen Avon is located at (34.017313, -117.491855).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21 km2), of which, 8.1 square miles (21 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.43%) is water.
Incorporation into the City of Jurupa Valley
On March 8, 2011, voters passed Measure A by a 54.03% YES vote, incorporating the areas of Mira Loma, Pedley, Rubidoux, Glen Avon, and Sunnyslope into the new city Jurupa Valley. The effective date of incorporation was July 1, 2011.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Glen Avon had a population of 20,199. The population density was 2,483.4 people per square mile (958.9/km²). The racial makeup of Glen Avon was 10,272 (50.9%) White, 805 (4.0%) African American, 216 (1.1%) Native American, 462 (2.3%) Asian, 34 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 7,567 (37.5%) from other races, and 843 (4.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13,766 persons (68.2%).
The Census reported that 20,101 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 24 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 74 (0.4%) were institutionalized.
There were 5,761 households, out of which 2,614 (45.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,917 (50.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 795 (13.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 505 (8.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 406 (7.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 39 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 1,279 households (22.2%) were made up of individuals and 653 (11.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.49. There were 4,217 families (73.2% of all households); the average family size was 4.06.
The population was spread out with 6,055 people (30.0%) under the age of 18, 2,238 people (11.1%) aged 18 to 24, 5,282 people (26.1%) aged 25 to 44, 4,586 people (22.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 2,038 people (10.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.7 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.
There were 6,203 housing units at an average density of 762.6 per square mile (294.5/km²), of which 3,101 (53.8%) were owner-occupied, and 2,660 (46.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.4%. 12,244 people (60.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 7,857 people (38.9%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 14,853 people, 4,740 households, and 3,242 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,012.0 people per square mile (777.1/km²). There were 4,936 housing units at an average density of 668.6 per square mile (258.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 60.8% White, 3.8% Black or African American, 1.5% Native American, 2.2% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 27.1% from other races, and 4.3% from two or more races. 47.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 4,740 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.1 and the average family size was 3.8.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 99.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,152, and the median income for a family was $43,664. Males had a median income of $30,925 versus $23,927 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,943. About 13.6% of families and 17.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.9% of those under age 18 and 12.5% of those age 65 or over.
Although the Census was taken, there are many undocumented immigrants that live in this (and surrounding) neighborhoods and the ethnic and income demographics are thus rendered inaccurate.
In the state legislature Glen Avon is located in the 31st Senate District, represented by Republican Robert Dutton, and in the 66th and 71st Assembly Districts, represented by Republicans Kevin Jeffries and Todd Spitzer. Federally, Glen Avon is located in California's 44th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +6 and is represented by Republican Ken Calvert.
- U.S. Census
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- Stokley, Sandra (8 March 2011). "Jurupa cityhood approved". The Press-Enterprise. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
- 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.
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