Green Valley, Solano County, California

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Green Valley
census-designated place
Location in Solano County and the state of California
Location in Solano County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°15′34″N 122°9′52″W / 38.25944°N 122.16444°W / 38.25944; -122.16444Coordinates: 38°15′34″N 122°9′52″W / 38.25944°N 122.16444°W / 38.25944; -122.16444
Country  United States
State  California
County Solano
Government
 • Senate Noreen Evans (D)
 • Assembly Michael Allen (D)
 • U. S. Congress John Garamendi (D)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 8.309 sq mi (21.522 km2)
 • Land 8.308 sq mi (21.519 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.004 km2)  0.02%
Elevation 115 ft (35 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,625
 • Density 200/sq mi (76/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 94534
Area code(s) 707
FIPS code 06-31099
GNIS feature ID 1853394

Green Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Solano County, California, United States. It sits in the northeast corner of the San Francisco Bay Area and is located approximately 45 miles (72 km) from Sacramento, approximately 38 miles (61 km) from San Francisco, approximately 32 miles (51 km) from Oakland, less than 15 miles (24 km) from Napa Valley, and less than 15 miles (24 km) from both the Carquinez Bridge and the Benicia Bridge.

The population was 1,625 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Green Valley is located at 38°15′34″N 122°9′52″W / 38.25944°N 122.16444°W / 38.25944; -122.16444 (38.259313, -122.164441).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.3 square miles (21 km2), 99.98% of it land and 0.02% of it water.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Green Valley had a population of 1,625. The population density was 195.6 people per square mile (75.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 1,412 (86.9%) White, 41 (2.5%) African American, 6 (0.4%) Native American, 82 (5.0%) Asian, 9 (0.6%) Pacific Islander, 20 (1.2%) from other races, and 55 (3.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 121 persons (7.4%).

The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.

There were 678 households, out of which 130 (19.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 484 (71.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 37 (5.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 19 (2.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 17 (2.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 6 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 108 households (15.9%) were made up of individuals and 61 (9.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40. There were 540 families (79.6% of all households); the average family size was 2.65.

The population was spread out with 215 people (13.2%) under the age of 18, 96 people (5.9%) aged 18 to 24, 210 people (12.9%) aged 25 to 44, 633 people (39.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 471 people (29.0%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55.5 years. For every 100 females there were 102.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

There were 724 housing units at an average density of 87.1 per square mile (33.6/km²), of which 91.4% were owner-occupied and 8.6% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 9.4%. 91.7% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 8.3% lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,859 people, 735 households, and 609 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 224.4 people per square mile (86.7/km²). There were 759 housing units at an average density of 91.6 per square mile (35.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.15% White, 6.72% African American, 0.48% Native American, 3.01% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, 0.54% from other races, and 3.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.46% of the population.

There were 735 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.0% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.1% were non-families. 12.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.2% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 16.4% from 25 to 44, 36.6% from 45 to 64, and 20.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $83,755, and the median income for a family was $82,549. Males had a median income of $81,067 versus $32,917 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $42,979. About 8.5% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

In media[edit]

Green Valley was the name of the town used as the backdrop for the episode "West Coast Turnaround" in Season 1 of the A-Team.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California's 3rd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ U.S. Census
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.