Black Point-Green Point, California

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Black Point-Green Point
census-designated place
Location in Marin County and the state of California
Location in Marin County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°6′35″N 122°30′13″W / 38.10972°N 122.50361°W / 38.10972; -122.50361Coordinates: 38°6′35″N 122°30′13″W / 38.10972°N 122.50361°W / 38.10972; -122.50361
Country  United States
State  California
County Marin
Government
 • County Board District 5
Judy Arnold
 • Assembly Marc Levine (D)
 • U. S. Congress Jared Huffman (D)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2.699 sq mi (6.989 km2)
 • Land 2.687 sq mi (6.958 km2)
 • Water 0.012 sq mi (0.031 km2)  0.44%
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,306
 • Density 480/sq mi (190/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 94945
Area code(s) 415
FIPS code 06-06982

Black Point-Green Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Marin County, California, United States. The population was 1,306 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The first Black Point post office operated from 1865 to 1891.[3] The Grandview post office opened in 1905, changed its name to Black Point to 1944, and closed in 1952.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), virtually all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Black Point-Green Point had a population of 1,306. The population density was 484.0 people per square mile (186.9/km²). The racial makeup of Black Point-Green Point was 1,185 (90.7%) White, 7 (0.5%) African American, 6 (0.5%) Native American, 45 (3.4%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 28 (2.1%) from other races, and 35 (2.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 112 persons (8.6%).

The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.

There were 578 households, out of which 109 (18.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 315 (54.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 30 (5.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 22 (3.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 45 (7.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 9 (1.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 148 households (25.6%) were made up of individuals and 48 (8.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26. There were 367 families (63.5% of all households); the average family size was 2.70.

The population was spread out with 197 people (15.1%) under the age of 18, 69 people (5.3%) aged 18 to 24, 199 people (15.2%) aged 25 to 44, 550 people (42.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 291 people (22.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53.2 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.9 males.

There were 615 housing units at an average density of 227.9 per square mile (88.0/km²), of which 79.9% were owner-occupied and 20.1% were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.9%. 83.5% of the population lived in owner-occupied housing units and 16.5% lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,143 people, 479 households, and 331 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 619.5 people per square mile (239.8/km²). There were 503 housing units at an average density of 272.6 per square mile (105.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP in 2010 was 85.5% non-Hispanic White, 0.5% non-Hispanic Black or African American, 0.3% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. 8.6% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 479 households out of which 22.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.1% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 41.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $92,729, and the median income for a family was $104,531. Males had a median income of $76,782 versus $50,769 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $52,372. About 1.9% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California's 2nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ U.S. Census
  3. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 603. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.