Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, California

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Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley
census-designated place
Location in Santa Cruz County and the state of California
Location in Santa Cruz County and the state of California
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley is located in the US
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley
Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 36°57′39″N 121°49′53″W / 36.96083°N 121.83139°W / 36.96083; -121.83139Coordinates: 36°57′39″N 121°49′53″W / 36.96083°N 121.83139°W / 36.96083; -121.83139
Country United States
State California
CountySanta Cruz
Area[1]
 • Total9.28 sq mi (24.03 km2)
 • Land9.25 sq mi (23.95 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)  0.36%
Population (2010)
 • Total69,135
 • Estimate (2016)[2]N/A
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes95003, 95076
Area code(s)831
FIPS code06-02382
GNIS feature ID2407751

Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley is an unincorporated community in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. It is identified as one of several small communities with a combined population of 24,402 forming the unincorporated town of Aptos by the local Chamber of Commerce along with:

For statistical purposes, the United States Census Bureau has defined Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley as a census-designated place (CDP). The census definition of the area may not precisely correspond to local understanding of the area with the same name. The population was 2,381 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley is located at 36°57′39″N 121°49′53″W / 36.96083°N 121.83139°W / 36.96083; -121.83139 (36.960860, -121.831386).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.3 square miles (24 km2), of which, 9.2 square miles (24 km2) of it is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) of it (0.36%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[6] reported that Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley had a population of 2,381. The population density was 256.6 people per square mile (99.1/km²). The racial makeup of Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley was 1,936 (81.3%) White, 12 (0.5%) African American, 5 (0.2%) Native American, 55 (2.3%) Asian, 1 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 295 (12.4%) from other races, and 77 (3.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 541 persons (22.7%).

The Census reported that 99.5% of the population lived in households and 0.5% lived in non-institutionalized group quarters.

There were 872 households, out of which 246 (28.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 511 (58.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 58 (6.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 43 (4.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 60 (6.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 183 households (21.0%) were made up of individuals and 64 (7.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72. There were 612 families (70.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.08.

The population was spread out with 454 people (19.1%) under the age of 18, 193 people (8.1%) aged 18 to 24, 470 people (19.7%) aged 25 to 44, 932 people (39.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 332 people (13.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.9 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

There were 921 housing units at an average density of 99.3 per square mile (38.3/km²), of which 78.8% were owner-occupied and 21.2% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.6%. 80.3% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 19.2% lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 2,361 people, 845 households, and 622 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 254.8 people per square mile (98.4/km²). There were 881 housing units at an average density of 95.1 per square mile (36.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 84.50% White, 0.64% African American, 0.38% Native American, 1.86% Asian, 0.30% Pacific Islander, 7.62% from other races, and 4.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.21% of the population.

There were 845 households out of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.3% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 32.7% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $70,417, and the median income for a family was $75,359. Males had a median income of $60,898 versus $42,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,890. About 3.6% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.0% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley is in the 17th Senate District, represented by Democrat Bill Monning, and in the 29th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Mark Stone.[8]

In the United States House of Representatives, Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley is in California's 20th congressional district, represented by Democrat Jimmy Panetta.[9]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 19, 2017.
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "Aptos Demographics". Aptos Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved December 10, 2014.
  9. ^ "California's 20th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC.