Hidden Valley Lake, California
Hidden Valley Lake, California
|• Total||9.888 sq mi (25.609 km2)|
|• Land||9.734 sq mi (25.211 km2)|
|• Water||0.154 sq mi (0.398 km2) 1.55%|
|Elevation||1,191 ft (363 m)|
|• Density||560/sq mi (220/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature IDs||1766196, 2408382|
Hidden Valley Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) and gated subdivision in Lake County, California, United States. The population was 5,579 at the 2010 census, up from 3,777 at the 2000 census. Today, it is a CID (Common Interest Development) known as Hidden Valley Lake Association (HVLA).
In October 2014, The State Water Resources Control Board ordered the Hidden Valley Lake Community Services District to stop allowing new service connections to its water system due to concerns that, under current drought conditions, the district did not have enough water to meet future demands. The district, with about 2,500 connections, is a junior water rights holder in the Sacramento River and San Joaquin River watersheds.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.9 square miles (26 km2), of which, 9.7 square miles (25 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (1.55%) is water. In the west of the town, California State Route 29 runs through the town limits.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
The 2010 United States Census reported that Hidden Valley Lake had a population of 5,579. The population density was 564.2 people per square mile (217.9/km2). The racial makeup of Hidden Valley Lake was 4,830 (86.6%) White, 63 (1.1%) African American, 80 (1.4%) Native American, 75 (1.3%) Asian, 12 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 326 (5.8%) from other races, and 193 (3.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 733 persons (13.1%).
The Census reported that 5,575 people (99.9% of the population) lived in households, 4 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 2,119 households, out of which 752 (35.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,291 (60.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 206 (9.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 93 (4.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 155 (7.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 23 (1.1%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 388 households (18.3%) were made up of individuals, and 138 (6.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63. There were 1,590 families (75.0% of all households); the average family size was 2.98.
The population was spread out, with 1,400 people (25.1%) under the age of 18, 296 people (5.3%) aged 18 to 24, 1,413 people (25.3%) aged 25 to 44, 1,706 people (30.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 764 people (13.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.
There were 2,597 housing units at an average density of 262.7 per square mile (101.4/km2), of which 1,687 (79.6%) were owner-occupied, and 432 (20.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 6.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.2%. 4,274 people (76.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,301 people (23.3%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,777 people, 1,411 households, and 1,100 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 347.5 people per square mile (134.2/km2). There were 1,595 housing units at an average density of 146.7 per square mile (56.7/km2). The ethnic or racial makeup of the CDP was 92.82% White, 0.71% Black or African American, 1.03% Native American, 0.74% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 1.77% from other races, and 2.73% from two or more races. 6.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,411 households, out of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.2% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.01.
In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 28.0% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,262, and the median income for a family was $51,763. Males had a median income of $41,278 versus $27,813 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,526. About 4.1% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.5% of those under age 18 and 4.3% of those age 65 or over.
In the California State Legislature, Hidden Valley Lake is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Mike McGuire, and in the 4th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Cecilia Aguiar-Curry.
Hidden Valley Lake (a.k.a. Hidden Valley Lake Association), as a CID or Homeowners Association, is a non-profit corporation under California law and is covered by the CA Corporations Code and the Davis-Stirling Act. The former covers all functioning related to non-profit corporations. The latter specifically covers homeowner associations in California. There is no single CA State agency charged with regulating HOA's, i.e., no State agency that is known to take an active role in addressing law violations within HOAs.
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- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hidden Valley Lake, California
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- Hidden Valley Lake Association, Official Website
- Community profile
- Hidden Valley Lake California Resource Guide
- Hidden Valley Lake Owner Advocate - http://www.hvlowneradvocate.x10host.com/
- Hidden Valley Watchdog - https://www.facebook.com/groups/hiddenvalleywatchdog/