Madera Acres, California
Location in Madera County and the state of California
|• Total||7.278 sq mi (18.850 km2)|
|• Land||7.278 sq mi (18.850 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||292 ft (89 m)|
|• Density||1,300/sq mi (490/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867039|
Madera Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in Madera County, California, United States. It is part of the Madera–Chowchilla Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 9,163 at the 2010 census, up from 7,741 at the 2000 census.
Madera Acres is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.3 square miles (19 km2), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Madera Acres had a population of 9,163. The population density was 1,259.0 people per square mile (486.1/km²). The racial makeup of Madera Acres was 5,838 (63.7%) White, 241 (2.6%) African American, 161 (1.8%) Native American, 114 (1.2%) Asian, 5 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 2,448 (26.7%) from other races, and 356 (3.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5,985 persons (65.3%).
The Census reported that 9,154 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 9 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 2,411 households, out of which 1,246 (51.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,668 (69.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 273 (11.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 192 (8.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 136 (5.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 14 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 204 households (8.5%) were made up of individuals and 82 (3.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.80. There were 2,133 families (88.5% of all households); the average family size was 3.95.
The population was spread out with 2,906 people (31.7%) under the age of 18, 934 people (10.2%) aged 18 to 24, 2,265 people (24.7%) aged 25 to 44, 2,279 people (24.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 779 people (8.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.0 years. For every 100 females there were 101.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.4 males.
There were 2,540 housing units at an average density of 349.0 per square mile (134.7/km²), of which 1,967 (81.6%) were owner-occupied, and 444 (18.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.5%. 7,149 people (78.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,005 people (21.9%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 7,741 people, 2,122 households, and 1,894 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,018.3 people per square mile (393.3/km²). There were 2,188 housing units at an average density of 287.8 per square mile (111.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 60.16% White, 3.57% African American, 2.17% Native American, 1.55% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 27.44% from other races, and 5.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 50.88% of the population.
There were 2,122 households out of which 50.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.5% were married couples living together, 10.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.7% were non-families. 7.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.62 and the average family size was 3.76.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 34.7% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,438, and the median income for a family was $45,633. Males had a median income of $34,731 versus $22,734 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,003. About 7.4% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Madera Acres is located in the 14th Senate District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill, and in the 25th Assembly District, represented by Republican Kristin Olsen. Federally, Madera Acres is located in California's 19th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +10 and is represented by Republican Jeff Denham.
- U.S. Census
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Madera Acres, California
- 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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