Fairmead, California

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Fairmead
census-designated place
Fairmead is located in California
Fairmead
Fairmead
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°04′35″N 120°11′35″W / 37.07639°N 120.19306°W / 37.07639; -120.19306Coordinates: 37°04′35″N 120°11′35″W / 37.07639°N 120.19306°W / 37.07639; -120.19306
Country  United States
State  California
County Madera County
Area[1]
 • Total 8.360 sq mi (21.652 km2)
 • Land 8.360 sq mi (21.652 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 253 ft (77 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,447
 • Density 170/sq mi (67/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature IDs 223335; 2583011
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairmead, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairmead, California

Fairmead is a census-designated place[3] in Madera County, California.[2] It is located 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Madera,[4] at an elevation of 253 feet (77 m).[2] The population was 1,447 at the 2010 census.

A post office operated at Fairmead from 1913 to 1940.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Fairmead had a population of 1,447. The population density was 173.1 people per square mile (66.8/km²). The racial makeup of Fairmead was 764 (52.8%) White, 88 (6.1%) African American, 23 (1.6%) Native American, 7 (0.5%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 497 (34.3%) from other races, and 68 (4.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 984 persons (68.0%).

The Census reported that 1,447 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 360 households, out of which 192 (53.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 216 (60.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 55 (15.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 24 (6.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 29 (8.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 49 households (13.6%) were made up of individuals and 20 (5.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.02. There were 295 families (81.9% of all households); the average family size was 4.34.

The population was spread out with 496 people (34.3%) under the age of 18, 163 people (11.3%) aged 18 to 24, 371 people (25.6%) aged 25 to 44, 311 people (21.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 106 people (7.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.0 years. For every 100 females there were 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.0 males.

There were 404 housing units at an average density of 48.3 per square mile (18.7/km²), of which 205 (56.9%) were owner-occupied, and 155 (43.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.3%. 770 people (53.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 677 people (46.8%) lived in rental housing units.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairmead, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fairmead, California
  4. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 771. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Fairmead CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.