Lexington Hills, California
|Santa Clara County and the state of California|
|• Total||4.720 sq mi (12.224 km2)|
|• Land||4.686 sq mi (12.136 km2)|
|• Water||0.034 sq mi (0.088 km2) 0.72%|
|Elevation||1,250 ft (381 m)|
|• Density||510/sq mi (200/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867036|
Lexington Hills is a census-designated place and an unincorporated area in Santa Clara County, California, United States. The population was 2,421 at the 2010 census. The area is located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, about five miles south of Los Gatos and about 14 miles (23 km) north of Santa Cruz. Lexington Hills is the name assigned by the United States Census Bureau to the area, which actually comprises several small communities, including Redwood Estates, Holy City, Chemeketa Park, and Aldercroft Heights.
Lexington Hills is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12 km2), of which, 4.7 square miles (12 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) of it (0.72%) is water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Lexington Hills had a population of 2,421. The population density was 513.0 people per square mile (198.1/km²). The racial makeup of Lexington Hills was 2,148 (88.7%) White, 10 (0.4%) African American, 5 (0.2%) Native American, 90 (3.7%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 59 (2.4%) from other races, and 109 (4.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 193 persons (8.0%).
The Census reported that 2,413 people (99.7% of the population) lived in households, 8 (0.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 946 households, out of which 321 (33.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 559 (59.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 52 (5.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 42 (4.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 55 (5.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 11 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 210 households (22.2%) were made up of individuals and 51 (5.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55. There were 653 families (69.0% of all households); the average family size was 2.99.
The population was spread out with 539 people (22.3%) under the age of 18, 121 people (5.0%) aged 18 to 24, 558 people (23.0%) aged 25 to 44, 948 people (39.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 255 people (10.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.8 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.
There were 996 housing units at an average density of 211.0 per square mile (81.5/km²), of which 760 (80.3%) were owner-occupied, and 186 (19.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.6%. 2,026 people (83.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 387 people (16.0%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,454 people, 949 households, and 637 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 550.1 people per square mile (212.4/km²). There were 1,011 housing units at an average density of 226.6/sq mi (87.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.85% White, 0.57% African American, 0.49% Native American, 2.20% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.92% from other races, and 2.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.01% of the population.
There were 949 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.8% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 32.3% from 45 to 64, and 5.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $103,955, and the median income for a family was $110,809. Males had a median income of $69,891 versus $51,116 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $56,235. About 1.9% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.3% of those under age 18 and 16.3% of those age 65 or over.
- U.S. Census
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- 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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- "California's 18th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 14, 2013.