Forest Meadows, California

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Forest Meadows
census-designated place
Location in Calaveras County and the state of California
Location in Calaveras County and the state of California
Forest Meadows is located in the US
Forest Meadows
Forest Meadows
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 38°10′05″N 120°24′20″W / 38.16806°N 120.40556°W / 38.16806; -120.40556Coordinates: 38°10′05″N 120°24′20″W / 38.16806°N 120.40556°W / 38.16806; -120.40556
Country  United States
State  California
County Calaveras
Area[1]
 • Total 5.655 sq mi (14.647 km2)
 • Land 5.655 sq mi (14.647 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 3,376 ft (1,029 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,249
 • Density 220/sq mi (85/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code[3] 95247
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-24897
GNIS feature IDs 1804875, 2408228

Forest Meadows is a census-designated place (CDP) in Calaveras County, California, United States. The population was 1,249 at the 2010 census, up from 1,197 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.7 square miles (15 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Forest Meadows had a population of 1,249. The population density was 220.9 people per square mile (85.3/km²). The racial makeup of Forest Meadows was 1,198 (95.9%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 4 (0.3%) Native American, 14 (1.1%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 7 (0.6%) from other races, and 26 (2.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 60 persons (4.8%).

The Census reported that 1,249 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 586 households, out of which 81 (13.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 367 (62.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 39 (6.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 11 (1.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 23 (3.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 7 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 138 households (23.5%) were made up of individuals and 74 (12.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13. There were 417 families (71.2% of all households); the average family size was 2.46.

The population was spread out with 153 people (12.2%) under the age of 18, 72 people (5.8%) aged 18 to 24, 139 people (11.1%) aged 25 to 44, 466 people (37.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 419 people (33.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58.0 years. For every 100 females there were 99.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

There were 845 housing units at an average density of 149.4 per square mile (57.7/km²), of which 488 (83.3%) were owner-occupied, and 98 (16.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.4%. 1,030 people (82.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 219 people (17.5%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,197 people, 531 households, and 398 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 211.6 people per square mile (81.7/km²). There were 660 housing units at an average density of 116.7 per square mile (45.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.66% White, 1.75% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. 3.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 531 households out of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.9% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.58.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 18.1% under the age of 18, 2.8% from 18 to 24, 15.8% from 25 to 44, 36.4% from 45 to 64, and 26.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,318, and the median income for a family was $72,083. Males had a median income of $47,500 versus $31,406 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,929. About 7.0% of families and 7.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Forest Meadows is in the 8th Senate District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill,[6] and the 5th Assembly District, represented by Republican Frank Bigelow.[7] Federally, Forest Meadows is in California's 4th congressional district, represented by Republican Tom McClintock.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau. 
  2. ^ "Forest Meadows". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 8, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Forest Meadows, California Zip Code Boundary Map (CA)". Retrieved April 8, 2015. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Forest Meadows CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  8. ^ "California's 4th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 

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