Lenwood, California

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Lenwood
census-designated place
Location in San Bernardino County and the state of California
Location in San Bernardino County and the state of California
Coordinates: 34°53′N 117°6′W / 34.883°N 117.100°W / 34.883; -117.100Coordinates: 34°53′N 117°6′W / 34.883°N 117.100°W / 34.883; -117.100
Country  United States
State  California
County San Bernardino
Area[1]
 • Total 2.214 sq mi (5.733 km2)
 • Land 2.214 sq mi (5.733 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 2,277 ft (694 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,543
 • Density 1,600/sq mi (620/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92311
Area code(s) 760
FIPS code 06-41194
GNIS feature ID 1660906

Lenwood is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 3,543 at the 2010 census, up from 3,222 at the 2000 census. It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) West of Barstow.

Geography[edit]

Lenwood is located at 34°53′N 117°6′W / 34.883°N 117.100°W / 34.883; -117.100 (34.878, -117.108).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Lenwood had a population of 3,543. The population density was 1,600.6 people per square mile (618.0/km²). The racial makeup of Lenwood was 2,133 (60.2%) White (41.6% Non-Hispanic White),[4] 219 (6.2%) African American, 94 (2.7%) Native American, 37 (1.0%) Asian, 25 (0.7%) Pacific Islander, 813 (22.9%) from other races, and 222 (6.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,675 persons (47.3%).

The Census reported that 3,543 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,133 households, out of which 524 (46.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 543 (47.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 214 (18.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 101 (8.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 122 (10.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 11 (1.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 206 households (18.2%) were made up of individuals and 66 (5.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.13. There were 858 families (75.7% of all households); the average family size was 3.50.

The population was spread out with 1,158 people (32.7%) under the age of 18, 356 people (10.0%) aged 18 to 24, 919 people (25.9%) aged 25 to 44, 801 people (22.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 309 people (8.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.4 years. For every 100 females there were 99.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.9 males.

There were 1,282 housing units at an average density of 579.2 per square mile (223.6/km²), of which 636 (56.1%) were owner-occupied, and 497 (43.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.3%. 1,822 people (51.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,721 people (48.6%) lived in rental housing units.

According to the 2010 United States Census, Lenwood had a median household income of $44,375, with 25.5% of the population living below the federal poverty line.[5]

2000[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 3,222 people, 1,086 households, and 813 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,306.5 inhabitants per square mile (503.7/km²). There were 1,284 housing units at an average density of 520.7 per square mile (200.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 66.8% White, 5.4% African American, 2.2% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.7% Pacific Islander, 18.1% from other races, and 5.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 37.3% of the population.

There were 1,086 households out of which 39.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.42.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 33.6% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,845, and the median income for a family was $39,697. Males had a median income of $35,054 versus $23,919 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,071. About 12.0% of families and 16.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.7% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Lenwood is located in the 18th Senate District, represented by Republican Roy Ashburn, and in the 34th Assembly District, represented by Republican Bill Maze. Federally, Lenwood is located in California's 25th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +7[7] and is represented by Republican Buck McKeon.

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