Home Garden, California

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Home Garden, California
census-designated place
Location in Kings County and the state of California
Location in Kings County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°18′12″N 119°38′10″W / 36.30333°N 119.63611°W / 36.30333; -119.63611Coordinates: 36°18′12″N 119°38′10″W / 36.30333°N 119.63611°W / 36.30333; -119.63611
Country United States
State California
County Kings
Area[1]
 • Total 0.617 sq mi (1.598 km2)
 • Land 0.617 sq mi (1.598 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 246 ft (75 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,761
 • Density 2,900/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93230
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-34281
GNIS feature ID 1867029

Home Garden is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kings County, California, United States. The community is about 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of the city of Hanford. It is part of the Hanford–Corcoran Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,761 at the 2010 United States Census.

Geography[edit]

Home Garden is located at 36°18′12″N 119°38′10″W / 36.30333°N 119.63611°W / 36.30333; -119.63611.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Home Garden had a population of 1,761. The population density was 2,854.0 people per square mile (1,101.9/km²). The racial makeup of Home Garden was 652 (37.0%) White, 221 (12.5%) African American, 63 (3.6%) Native American, 50 (2.8%) Asian, 8 (0.5%) Pacific Islander, 677 (38.4%) from other races, and 90 (5.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,189 persons (67.5%).

The Census reported that 1,753 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 8 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 437 households, out of which 252 (57.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 214 (49.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 112 (25.6%) had a female householder with no husband present, 50 (11.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 49 (11.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 42 households (9.6%) were made up of individuals and 18 (4.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.01. There were 376 families (86.0% of all households); the average family size was 4.16.

The population was spread out with 601 people (34.1%) under the age of 18, 203 people (11.5%) aged 18 to 24, 440 people (25.0%) aged 25 to 44, 368 people (20.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 149 people (8.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27.9 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

There were 461 housing units at an average density of 747.1 per square mile (288.5/km²), of which 210 (48.1%) were owner-occupied, and 227 (51.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.5%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.6%. 786 people (44.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 967 people (54.9%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,702 people, 427 households, and 368 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,035.0 people per square mile (1,173.5/km²). There were 437 housing units at an average density of 779.3 per square mile (301.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 33.49% White, 12.93% Black or African American, 2.41% Native American, 7.29% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 37.07% from other races, and 6.64% from two or more races. 55.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 427 households out of which 48.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.8% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.95 and the average family size was 4.10.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 37.9% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 18.9% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 112.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 112.2 males.

Economy[edit]

At the time of the 2000 census, the median income for a household in the CDP was $25,450, and the median income for a family was $24,214. Males had a median income of $26,071 versus $14,338 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,357. It is noteworthy that about 33.5% of families and 41.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 53.5% of those under age 18 and 24.4% of those age 65 or over. The estimated unemployment rate was 12.6% in November 2016.[5]

Politics[edit]

Home Garden is part of California's 21st congressional district, which is held by Republican David Valadao. The community is represented in the California State Senate by Democrat Michael Rubio and in the California State Assembly by Democrat Rudy Salas.

Home Garden is represented on the Kings County Board of Supervisors by Richard Valle of Corcoran.

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