La Presa, California
|San Diego County and the state of California|
|• Total||6.018 sq mi (15.585 km2)|
|• Land||5.496 sq mi (14.234 km2)|
|• Water||0.522 sq mi (1.351 km2) 8.67%|
|Elevation||351 ft (107 m)|
|• Density||5,700/sq mi (2,200/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||0244447|
La Presa is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California, United States. The population of was 34,169 at the 2010 census, up from 32,721 at the 2000 census. It was a part of the neighboring Spring Valley CDP from 1970 to 1990.
La Presa is located at  According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.0 square miles (16 km2). 5.5 square miles (14 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (8.67%) is water.(32.712057, -117.003862).
The 2010 United States Census reported that La Presa had a population of 34,169. The population density was 5,678.3 people per square mile (2,192.4/km²). The racial makeup of La Presa was 15,064 (44.1%) White, 4,428 (13.0%) African American, 282 (0.8%) Native American, 3,212 (9.4%) Asian, 410 (1.2%) Pacific Islander, 8,238 (24.1%) from other races, and 2,535 (7.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16,150 persons (47.3%).
The Census reported that 33,924 people (99.3% of the population) lived in households, 154 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 91 (0.3%) were institutionalized.
There were 10,178 households, out of which 4,708 (46.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 5,270 (51.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1,885 (18.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 784 (7.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 640 (6.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 85 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 1,625 households (16.0%) were made up of individuals and 705 (6.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.33. There were 7,939 families (78.0% of all households); the average family size was 3.69.
The population was spread out with 9,584 people (28.0%) under the age of 18, 3,692 people (10.8%) aged 18 to 24, 9,287 people (27.2%) aged 25 to 44, 8,015 people (23.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 3,591 people (10.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.7 years. For every 100 females there were 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.1 males.
There were 10,711 housing units at an average density of 1,780.0 per square mile (687.3/km²), of which 6,338 (62.3%) were owner-occupied, and 3,840 (37.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.7%. 20,565 people (60.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 13,359 people (39.1%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 32,721 people, 10,008 households, and 7,986 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,843.6 inhabitants per square mile (2,256.0/km²). There were 10,236 housing units at an average density of 1,828.0 per square mile (705.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 50.21% White, 14.48% African American, 0.88% Native American, 9.83% Asian, 1.13% Pacific Islander, 16.35% from other races, and 7.13% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 33.05% of the population.
There were 10,008 households out of which 43.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 16.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.2% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.25 and the average family size was 3.55.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 30.5% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,939, and the median income for a family was $47,486. Males had a median income of $34,412 versus $26,210 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,998. About 9.4% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 6.4% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature La Presa is located in the 36th and 39th Senate District, represented by Republican Dennis Hollingsworth and Democrat Christine Kehoe, and in the 78th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Marty Block. Federally, La Presa is located in California's 51st, 52nd, and 53rd congressional districts, which have Cook PVIs of D +7, R +9, and D +12 respectively and is represented by Democrat Bob Filner, Republican Duncan D. Hunter, and Democrat Susan Davis respectively.
- U.S. Census
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- 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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