Location in Madera County and the state of California
|• Total||1.811 sq mi (4.691 km2)|
|• Land||1.811 sq mi (4.691 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||279 ft (85 m)|
|• Density||1,400/sq mi (560/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867048|
Parksdale 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 2,621 at the 2010 census, down from 2,688 at the 2000 census.
Parksdale is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Parksdale had a population of 2,621. The population density was 1,447.2 people per square mile (558.8/km²). The racial makeup of Parksdale was 1,155 (44.1%) White, 56 (2.1%) African American, 65 (2.5%) Native American, 18 (0.7%) Asian, 3 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 1,231 (47.0%) from other races, and 93 (3.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2,278 persons (86.9%).
The Census reported that 2,621 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 569 households, out of which 347 (61.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 345 (60.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 104 (18.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 51 (9.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 52 (9.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 4 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 48 households (8.4%) were made up of individuals and 13 (2.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.61. There were 500 families (87.9% of all households); the average family size was 4.76.
The population was spread out with 959 people (36.6%) under the age of 18, 335 people (12.8%) aged 18 to 24, 651 people (24.8%) aged 25 to 44, 502 people (19.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 174 people (6.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25.4 years. For every 100 females there were 111.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.9 males.
There were 614 housing units at an average density of 339.0 per square mile (130.9/km²), of which 366 (64.3%) were owner-occupied, and 203 (35.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.8%. 1,596 people (60.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,025 people (39.1%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,688 people, 594 households, and 513 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,498.2 people per square mile (579.8/km²). There were 628 housing units at an average density of 350.0 per square mile (135.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 32.11% White, 3.01% African American, 3.16% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 53.91% from other races, and 7.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 81.77% of the population.
There were 594 households out of which 55.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 16.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.5% were non-families. 9.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.53 and the average family size was 4.69.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 40.1% under the age of 18, 12.7% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 23 years. For every 100 females there were 110.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.2 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $29,821, and the median income for a family was $28,287. Males had a median income of $26,181 versus $24,219 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,129. About 30.8% of families and 34.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.3% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Parksdale is located in the 12th Senate District, represented by Republican Anthony Cannella, and in the 29th Assembly District, represented by Republican Linda Halderman. Federally, Parksdale 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: Parksdale, 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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