Lemon Hill, California

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Lemon Hill
census-designated place
Lemon Hill is located in California
Lemon Hill
Lemon Hill
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°31′02″N 121°27′26″W / 38.51722°N 121.45722°W / 38.51722; -121.45722Coordinates: 38°31′02″N 121°27′26″W / 38.51722°N 121.45722°W / 38.51722; -121.45722
Country  United States
State  California
County Sacramento
 • Total 1.627 sq mi (4.213 km2)
 • Land 1.627 sq mi (4.213 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 13,729
 • Density 8,400/sq mi (3,300/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583055
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lemon Hill, California

Lemon Hill is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California.[2] Lemon Hill sits at an elevation of 30 feet (9.1 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Lemon Hill's population was 13,729.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.6 square miles (4.2 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Lemon Hill had a population of 13,729. The population density was 8,440.4 people per square mile (3,258.9/km²). The racial makeup of Lemon Hill was 5,091 (37.1%) White, 1,493 (10.9%) African American, 246 (1.8%) Native American, 2,394 (17.4%) Asian, 196 (1.4%) Pacific Islander, 3,487 (25.4%) from other races, and 822 (6.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,790 persons (49.5%).

The Census reported that 13,712 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 11 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 6 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 4,041 households, out of which 1,958 (48.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,567 (38.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 924 (22.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 420 (10.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 408 (10.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 35 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 809 households (20.0%) were made up of individuals and 265 (6.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.39. There were 2,911 families (72.0% of all households); the average family size was 3.91.

The population was spread out with 4,498 people (32.8%) under the age of 18, 1,564 people (11.4%) aged 18 to 24, 3,885 people (28.3%) aged 25 to 44, 2,712 people (19.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,070 people (7.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28.5 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.0 males.

There were 4,588 housing units at an average density of 2,820.6 per square mile (1,089.1/km²), of which 1,566 (38.8%) were owner-occupied, and 2,475 (61.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.0%. 4,698 people (34.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 9,014 people (65.7%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lemon Hill, California
  3. ^ 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.