Highgrove, California

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Highgrove
census-designated place
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Coordinates: 34°0′55″N 117°19′51″W / 34.01528°N 117.33083°W / 34.01528; -117.33083Coordinates: 34°0′55″N 117°19′51″W / 34.01528°N 117.33083°W / 34.01528; -117.33083
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside
Area[1]
 • Total 3.219 sq mi (8.336 km2)
 • Land 3.219 sq mi (8.336 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,988
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (480/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92507
Area code(s) 951
FIPS code 06-33574
GNIS feature ID 1652721

Highgrove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 3,988 at the 2010 census, up from 3,445 at the 2000 census. The City of Riverside has plans to annex Highgrove.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Highgrove is located at 34°00′55″N 117°19′51″W / 34.015253°N 117.330926°W / 34.015253; -117.330926.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), all of it land.

Highgrove is located in an unincorporated area of Riverside County between the City of Riverside and the city of Grand Terrace. Highgrove is located east of Interstate 215 and north of the University of California Riverside campus.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Highgrove had a population of 3,988. The population density was 1,239.0 people per square mile (478.4/km²). The racial makeup of Highgrove was 2,104 (52.8%) White, 162 (4.1%) African American, 41 (1.0%) Native American, 113 (2.8%) Asian, 13 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 1,388 (34.8%) from other races, and 167 (4.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2,604 persons (65.3%).

The Census reported that 3,982 people (99.8% of the population) lived in households, 6 (0.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,136 households, out of which 553 (48.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 610 (53.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 188 (16.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 102 (9.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 101 (8.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 6 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 181 households (15.9%) were made up of individuals and 50 (4.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.51. There were 900 families (79.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.90.

The population was spread out with 1,246 people (31.2%) under the age of 18, 464 people (11.6%) aged 18 to 24, 1,038 people (26.0%) aged 25 to 44, 952 people (23.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 288 people (7.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30.2 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

There were 1,227 housing units at an average density of 381.2 per square mile (147.2/km²), of which 633 (55.7%) were owner-occupied, and 503 (44.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.5%. 2,217 people (55.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,765 people (44.3%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,445 people, 1,026 households, and 777 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,133.5 people per square mile (1,209.2/km²). There were 1,090 housing units at an average density of 991.5 per square mile (382.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 54.0% White, 4.3% Black or African American, 1.1% Native American, 2.4% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 33.6% from other races, and 4.1% from two or more races. 56.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,026 households out of which 48.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 16.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 16.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.4 and the average family size was 3.8.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 36.4% under the age of 18, 10.1% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,685, and the median income for a family was $33,929. Males had a median income of $32,199 versus $27,177 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,422. About 22.4% of families and 27.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.7% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Highgrove is located in the 31st Senate District, represented by Republican Robert Dutton, and in the 63rd and 64th Assembly Districts, represented by Republicans Mike Morrell and Brian Nestande respectively.

In the United States House of Representatives, Highgrove is in California's 41st congressional district, represented by Democrat Mark Takano.[5]

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