Valley Home, California

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Valley Home
census-designated place
Valley Home is located in California
Valley Home
Valley Home
Position in California.
Coordinates: 37°49′40″N 120°54′55″W / 37.82778°N 120.91528°W / 37.82778; -120.91528Coordinates: 37°49′40″N 120°54′55″W / 37.82778°N 120.91528°W / 37.82778; -120.91528
Country  United States
State  California
County Stanislaus
 • Total 1.025 sq mi (2.655 km2)
 • Land 1.025 sq mi (2.655 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 151 ft (46 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 228
 • Density 220/sq mi (86/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583174
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Valley Home, California

Valley Home is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California.[2] It is located about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Oakdale, and named after the warm home feeling for the Central Valley. Valley Home sits at an elevation of 151 feet (46 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Valley Home's population was 228.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.0 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Valley Home had a population of 228. The population density was 222.4 people per square mile (85.9/km²). The racial makeup of Valley Home was 186 (81.6%) White, 2 (0.9%) African American, 3 (1.3%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 27 (11.8%) from other races, and 10 (4.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 34 persons (14.9%).

The Census reported that 228 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 78 households, out of which 26 (33.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 44 (56.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 10 (12.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (5.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 5 (6.4%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (1.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 11 households (14.1%) were made up of individuals and 3 (3.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92. There were 58 families (74.4% of all households); the average family size was 3.26.

The population was spread out with 51 people (22.4%) under the age of 18, 25 people (11.0%) aged 18 to 24, 53 people (23.2%) aged 25 to 44, 76 people (33.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 23 people (10.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.0 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.5 males.

There were 83 housing units at an average density of 81.0 per square mile (31.3/km²), of which 50 (64.1%) were owner-occupied, and 28 (35.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.4%. 151 people (66.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 77 people (33.8%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Valley Home, 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.