Ponderosa, California

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Ponderosa
census-designated place
Ponderosa is located in California
Ponderosa
Ponderosa
Position in California.
Coordinates: 36°06′18″N 118°31′46″W / 36.10500°N 118.52944°W / 36.10500; -118.52944Coordinates: 36°06′18″N 118°31′46″W / 36.10500°N 118.52944°W / 36.10500; -118.52944
Country  United States
State  California
County Tulare
Area[1]
 • Total 0.814 sq mi (2.108 km2)
 • Land 0.813 sq mi (2.105 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)  0.16%
Elevation[2] 7,231 ft (2,204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16
 • Density 20/sq mi (7.6/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2585440
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ponderosa, California

Ponderosa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California.[2] Ponderosa sits at an elevation of 7,231 feet (2,204 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Ponderosa's population was 16.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), 99.84% of it land and 0.16% of it water.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Ponderosa had a population of 16. The population density was 19.7 people per square mile (7.6/km²). The racial makeup of Ponderosa was 13 (81.3%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (6.3%) from other races, and 2 (12.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (25.0%).

The Census reported that 16 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 9 households, out of which 1 (11.1%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 5 (55.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 0 (0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 0 (0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 0 (0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 4 households (44.4%) were made up of individuals and 4 (44.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.78. There were 5 families (55.6% of all households); the average family size was 2.40.

The population was spread out with 2 people (12.5%) under the age of 18, 0 people (0%) aged 18 to 24, 2 people (12.5%) aged 25 to 44, 3 people (18.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 9 people (56.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 65.3 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

There were 126 housing units at an average density of 154.8 per square mile (59.8/km²), of which 8 (88.9%) were owner-occupied, and 1 (11.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 11.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 12 people (75.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 4 people (25.0%) lived in rental housing units.

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