Hidden Meadows, California

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Hidden Meadows
census-designated place
Location in San Diego County and the state of California
Location in San Diego County and the state of California
Coordinates: 33°13′46″N 117°7′29″W / 33.22944°N 117.12472°W / 33.22944; -117.12472Coordinates: 33°13′46″N 117°7′29″W / 33.22944°N 117.12472°W / 33.22944; -117.12472
Country  United States
State  California
County San Diego
Area[1]
 • Total 6.583 sq mi (17.049 km2)
 • Land 6.583 sq mi (17.049 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,493 ft (455 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,485
 • Density 530/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92026
Area code(s) 760
FIPS code 06-33532
GNIS feature ID 1867027

Hidden Meadows is a census-designated place (CDP) near Escondido in San Diego County, California. The population was 3,485 at the 2010 census, up from 3,463 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Hidden Meadows is located at 33°13′46″N 117°7′29″W / 33.22944°N 117.12472°W / 33.22944; -117.12472 (33.229571, -117.124754).[2]

Typical rock formation in Hidden Meadows

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Hidden Meadows census-designated place (CDP) has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Hidden Meadows had a population of 3,485. The population density was 529.4 people per square mile (204.4/km²). The racial makeup of Hidden Meadows was 2,865 (82.2%) White, 66 (1.9%) African American, 11 (0.3%) Native American, 318 (9.1%) Asian, 6 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 93 (2.7%) from other races, and 126 (3.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 329 persons (9.4%).

The Census reported that 3,470 people (99.6% of the population) lived in households, 15 (0.4%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,397 households, out of which 279 (20.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 983 (70.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 49 (3.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 49 (3.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 53 (3.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 15 (1.1%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 249 households (17.8%) were made up of individuals and 129 (9.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48. There were 1,081 families (77.4% of all households); the average family size was 2.78.

The population was spread out with 523 people (15.0%) under the age of 18, 209 people (6.0%) aged 18 to 24, 565 people (16.2%) aged 25 to 44, 1,312 people (37.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 876 people (25.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.7 years. For every 100 females there were 97.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

There were 1,586 housing units at an average density of 240.9 per square mile (93.0/km²), of which 1,234 (88.3%) were owner-occupied, and 163 (11.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.9%. 3,067 people (88.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 403 people (11.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,463 people, 1,549 households, and 1,149 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 409.6 inhabitants per square mile (158.2/km²). There were 1,649 housing units at an average density of 195.0 per square mile (75.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.59% White, 0.90% African American, 0.35% Native American, 1.70% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 1.18% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.86% of the population.

There were 1,549 households out of which 13.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.7% were married couples living together, 2.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.55.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 12.5% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 15.1% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 35.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 92.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $57,545, and the median income for a family was $72,878. Males had a median income of $50,341 versus $32,188 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $33,274. About 0.6% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 0.6% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Hidden Meadows is in the 38th Senate District, represented by Republican Joel Anderson, and in the 75th Assembly District, represented by Republican Marie Waldron.[5]

In the United States House of Representatives, Hidden Meadows is in California's 50th congressional district, represented by Republican Duncan D. Hunter.[6]

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