Bret Harte, California

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Bret Harte
Bret Harte is located in California
Bret Harte
Bret Harte
Position in California.
Coordinates: 37°36′11″N 121°0′21″W / 37.60306°N 121.00583°W / 37.60306; -121.00583Coordinates: 37°36′11″N 121°0′21″W / 37.60306°N 121.00583°W / 37.60306; -121.00583
Country United States
State California
CountyStanislaus
Area
 • Total0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total51,481
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
N/A
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95358
Area code(s)209
FIPS code06-08172
GNIS feature ID2407902

Bret Harte is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 5,152 at the 2010 census, down from 5,161 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is named for the American poet and short story writer, Bret Harte, best known for his writings about the California Gold Rush.

Geography[edit]

Bret Harte is located at 37°36′11″N 121°0′21″W / 37.60306°N 121.00583°W / 37.60306; -121.00583 (37.603182, -121.005844).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

2010[edit]

At the 2010 census Bret Harte had a population of 5,152. The population density was 9,388.7 people per square mile (3,625.0/km2). The racial makeup of Bret Harte was 2,441 (47.4%) White, 52 (1.0%) African American, 50 (1.0%) Native American, 40 (0.8%) Asian, 45 (0.9%) Pacific Islander, 2,327 (45.2%) from other races, and 197 (3.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4,272 persons (82.9%).[5]

The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized.

There were 1,185 households, 761 (64.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 649 (54.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 230 (19.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 141 (11.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 130 (11.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 6 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 94 households (7.9%) were one person and 36 (3.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 4.35. There were 1,020 families (86.1% of households); the average family size was 4.41.

The age distribution was 1,851 people (35.9%) under the age of 18, 688 people (13.4%) aged 18 to 24, 1,457 people (28.3%) aged 25 to 44, 870 people (16.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 286 people (5.6%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 25.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.8 males.

There were 1,293 housing units at an average density of 2,356.3 per square mile, of the occupied units 555 (46.8%) were owner-occupied and 630 (53.2%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.9%. 2,389 people (46.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2,763 people (53.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 5,161 people, 1,174 households, and 1,013 families in the CDP. The population density was 9,183.3 people per square mile (3,558.3/km2). There were 1,250 housing units at an average density of 2,224.2 per square mile (861.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 40.34% White, 1.14% African American, 1.92% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 50.71% from other races, and 5.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 76.07%.[6]

Of the 1,174 households 54.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.5% were married couples living together, 17.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.7% were non-families. 9.7% of households were one person and 5.4% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 4.40 and the average family size was 4.59.

The age distribution was 38.3% under the age of 18, 13.1% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 14.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% 65 or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.3 males.

The median household income was $26,568 and the median family income was $27,155. Males had a median income of $27,591 versus $17,885 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,481. About 30.0% of families and 38.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.7% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

Government[edit]

In the California State Legislature, Bret Harte is in the 12th Senate District, represented by Democrat Anna Caballero, and the 21st Assembly District, represented by Democrat Adam Gray.[7]

In the United States House of Representatives, Bret Harte is in California's 10th congressional district, represented by Democrat Josh Harder.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 19, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Bret Harte CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Statewide Database". Regents of the University of California. Archived from the original on February 1, 2015. Retrieved March 27, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "California's 10th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved September 28, 2014.