Parkway, California

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census-designated place
Parkway is located in California
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°29′58″N 121°27′07″W / 38.49944°N 121.45194°W / 38.49944; -121.45194Coordinates: 38°29′58″N 121°27′07″W / 38.49944°N 121.45194°W / 38.49944; -121.45194
Country  United States
State  California
County Sacramento
 • Total 2.418 sq mi (6.263 km2)
 • Land 2.418 sq mi (6.263 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 20 ft (6 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,670
 • Density 6,100/sq mi (2,300/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583107
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parkway, California

Parkway is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California.[2] Parkway sits at an elevation of 20 feet (6.1 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Parkway's population was 14,670.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Parkway had a population of 14,670. The population density was 6,067.0 people per square mile (2,342.5/km²). The racial makeup of Parkway was 5,225 (35.6%) White, 2,696 (18.4%) African American, 182 (1.2%) Native American, 1,997 (13.6%) Asian, 300 (2.0%) Pacific Islander, 3,161 (21.5%) from other races, and 1,109 (7.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,185 persons (42.2%).

The Census reported that 14,613 people (99.6% of the population) lived in households, 57 (0.4%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 4,583 households, out of which 2,078 (45.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,860 (40.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1,043 (22.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 424 (9.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 393 (8.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 43 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 977 households (21.3%) were made up of individuals and 350 (7.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19. There were 3,327 families (72.6% of all households); the average family size was 3.69.

The population was spread out with 4,615 people (31.5%) under the age of 18, 1,642 people (11.2%) aged 18 to 24, 4,011 people (27.3%) aged 25 to 44, 2,959 people (20.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,443 people (9.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.7 years. For every 100 females there were 96.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

There were 5,036 housing units at an average density of 2,082.7 per square mile (804.1/km²), of which 2,113 (46.1%) were owner-occupied, and 2,470 (53.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 9.7%. 6,107 people (41.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 8,506 people (58.0%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parkway, California
  3. ^ 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.