Malaga, California

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Malaga
census-designated place
Malaga is located in California
Malaga
Malaga
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°41′01″N 119°44′02″W / 36.68361°N 119.73389°W / 36.68361; -119.73389Coordinates: 36°41′01″N 119°44′02″W / 36.68361°N 119.73389°W / 36.68361; -119.73389
Country  United States
State  California
County Fresno
Area[1]
 • Total 0.274 sq mi (0.709 km2)
 • Land 0.274 sq mi (0.709 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 295 ft (90 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 947
 • Density 3,500/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code 93725
GNIS feature IDs 1659038; 2408163
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Malaga, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Malaga, California

Malaga (formerly, Tokay)[3] is a census-designated place[4] in Fresno County, California.[2] It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) south-southeast of downtown Fresno,[3] at an elevation of 295 feet (90 m).[2] As of the 2010 census, Malaga had a population of 947.

The post office, originally named Tokay, opened in 1886 and was renamed Malaga later that year.[3] The post office closed in 1964, and reopened in 1965.[3] The town was named for the Malaga grape.[3]

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Malaga had a population of 947. The population density was 3,457.2 people per square mile (1,334.8/km²). The racial makeup of Malaga was 418 (44.1%) White, 12 (1.3%) African American, 15 (1.6%) Native American, 11 (1.2%) Asian, 2 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 464 (49.0%) from other races, and 25 (2.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 891 persons (94.1%).

The Census reported that 947 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 241 households, out of which 135 (56.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 126 (52.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 56 (23.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 24 (10.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 24 (10.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 31 households (12.9%) were made up of individuals and 17 (7.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.93. There were 206 families (85.5% of all households); the average family size was 4.20.

The population was spread out with 319 people (33.7%) under the age of 18, 116 people (12.2%) aged 18 to 24, 238 people (25.1%) aged 25 to 44, 182 people (19.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 92 people (9.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27.9 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

There were 268 housing units at an average density of 978.4 per square mile (377.8/km²), of which 130 (53.9%) were owner-occupied, and 111 (46.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.6%. 499 people (52.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 448 people (47.3%) lived in rental housing units.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Malaga, California
  3. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Malaga, California
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Malaga CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.