Valle Vista, California

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Valle Vista
census-designated place
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Location in Riverside County and the state of California
Coordinates: 33°45′10″N 116°53′53″W / 33.75278°N 116.89806°W / 33.75278; -116.89806Coordinates: 33°45′10″N 116°53′53″W / 33.75278°N 116.89806°W / 33.75278; -116.89806
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside
Area[1]
 • Total 7.076 sq mi (18.328 km2)
 • Land 6.868 sq mi (17.789 km2)
 • Water 0.208 sq mi (0.540 km2)  2.94%
Elevation 1,796 ft (547 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,036
 • Density 1,600/sq mi (600/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 92544
Area code(s) 909,951
FIPS code 06-81708
GNIS feature ID 1652805

Valle Vista is a census-designated place (CDP) in Riverside County, California, United States and is located in the San Jacinto Valley. Some areas of Valle Vista are considered to be part of both unincorporated San Jacinto and Hemet but has yet to be incorporated. The population was 11,036 at the 2010 census, up from 8,356 at the 2000 census.

San Jacinto is a city in Riverside County, California, U.S.A. It was named after Saint Hyacinth and is located at the north end of the San Jacinto Valley, with Hemet to its south. The mountains associated with the valley are the San Jacinto Mountains. The population was 44,199 at the 2010 census. The city was founded in 1870, and incorporated on April 9, 1888, making it one of the oldest cities in Riverside County.

Geography[edit]

Valle Vista is located at 33°45′10″N 116°53′53″W / 33.75278°N 116.89806°W / 33.75278; -116.89806 (33.752820, -116.898159).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18 km2), of which, 6.9 square miles (18 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (2.94%) is water.

Surrounding communities[edit]

Climate[edit]

Valle Vista, generally has year-round pleasant weather, with hot summers and mild, wet winters. On average, the warmest month is August. The highest recorded temperature was 115 °F (46 °C) in 2004. On average, the coolest month is December. The lowest recorded temperature was 9 °F (−13 °C) in 1974. The maximum average precipitation occurs in February.

Climate data for Valle Vista, Ca
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 91
(33)
90
(32)
99
(37)
103
(39)
110
(43)
111
(44)
114
(46)
115
(46)
112
(44)
104
(40)
95
(35)
90
(32)
114
(46)
Average high °F (°C) 49
(9)
61
(16)
69
(21)
74
(23)
80
(27)
89
(32)
96
(36)
98
(37)
93
(34)
82
(28)
64
(18)
51
(11)
75
(24)
Average low °F (°C) 31
(−1)
34
(1)
41
(5)
43
(6)
49
(9)
55
(13)
61
(16)
62
(17)
56
(13)
51
(11)
43
(6)
28
(−2)
46.1
(7.8)
Record low °F (°C) 9
(−13)
19
(−7)
26
(−3)
31
(−1)
37
(3)
41
(5)
46
(8)
44
(7)
42
(6)
31
(−1)
24
(−4)
13
(−11)
9
(−13)
Precipitation inches (mm) 2.69
(68.3)
2.79
(70.9)
1.92
(48.8)
0.80
(20.3)
0.40
(10.2)
0.09
(2.3)
0.18
(4.6)
0.17
(4.3)
0.32
(8.1)
0.61
(15.5)
0.90
(22.9)
1.74
(44.2)
12.61
(320.3)
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Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Valle Vista had a population of 11,036. The population density was 2,060.0 people per square mile (795.4/km²). The racial makeup of Valle Vista was (69.2%) White, (13.0%) African American,(1.7%) Native American,(1.9%) Asian,(0.3%) Pacific Islander,(9.3%) from other races, and (4.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino (27.6%).

The Census reported that 11,036 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 5 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 5,464 households, out of which 1,762 (32.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2,738 (50.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 693 (12.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 327 (6.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 335 (6.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 31 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 1,410 households (25.8%) were made up of individuals and 794 (14.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67. There were 3,758 families (68.8% of all households); the average family size was 3.20.

The population was spread out with 3,631 people (24.9%) under the age of 18, 1,187 people (8.1%) aged 18 to 24, 3,126 people (21.4%) aged 25 to 44, 3,804 people (26.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 2,830 people (19.4%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.4 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

There were 6,112 housing units at an average density of 863.7 per square mile (333.5/km²), of which 4,129 (75.6%) were owner-occupied, and 1,335 (24.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 9.8%. 10,384 people (71.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 4,189 people (28.7%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,356 people, 4,510 households, and 2,963 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,269.7 people per square mile (1,261.5/km²). There were 5,009 housing units at an average density of 1,530.4 per square mile (590.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 78.6% White, 12.2% African American, 3.3% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.7% of the population.

There were 4,510 households out of which 23.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.3% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.3 and the average family size was 2.9.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 31.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 88.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,455, and the median income for a family was $44,504. Males had a median income of $45,765 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,130. About 8.6% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.0% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Valle Vista is located in the 37th Senate District, represented by Republican Bill Emmerson, and in the 65th Assembly District, represented by Republican Paul Cook. Federally, Valle Vista is located in California's 41st congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +9[5] and is represented by Republican Jerry Lewis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  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.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. Retrieved 2008-02-10.