Taft Mosswood, California

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Taft Mosswood
census-designated place
Location of Taft Mosswood, California
Location of Taft Mosswood, California
Taft Mosswood is located in the US
Taft Mosswood
Taft Mosswood
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°54′59″N 121°16′54″W / 37.91639°N 121.28167°W / 37.91639; -121.28167Coordinates: 37°54′59″N 121°16′54″W / 37.91639°N 121.28167°W / 37.91639; -121.28167
Country  United States
State  California
County San Joaquin
Government
 • Senate Lois Wolk (D)
 • Assembly Cathleen Galgiani (D)
 • U. S. Congress Jerry McNerney (D)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.486 sq mi (1.258 km2)
 • Land 0.473 sq mi (1.224 km2)
 • Water 0.013 sq mi (0.034 km2)  2.70%
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,530
 • Density 3,100/sq mi (1,200/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95231
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-77595

Taft Mosswood is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Joaquin County, California, United States. The population was 1,530 at the 2010 census, up from 1,388 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Taft Mosswood is located at 37°54′59″N 121°16′54″W / 37.91639°N 121.28167°W / 37.91639; -121.28167 (37.916324, -121.281563).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), 97.30% of it land and 2.70% of it water.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Taft Mosswood had a population of 1,530. The population density was 3,149.5 people per square mile (1,216.0/km²). The racial makeup of Taft Mosswood was 443 (29.0%) White, 192 (12.5%) African American, 10 (0.7%) Native American, 183 (12.0%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 617 (40.3%) from other races, and 84 (5.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,099 persons (71.8%).

The Census reported that 1,517 people (99.2% of the population) lived in households, 13 (0.8%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 364 households, out of which 202 (55.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 174 (47.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 88 (24.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 44 (12.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 32 (8.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (1.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 38 households (10.4%) were made up of individuals and 20 (5.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.17. There were 306 families (84.1% of all households); the average family size was 4.39.

The population was spread out with 514 people (33.6%) under the age of 18, 198 people (12.9%) aged 18 to 24, 399 people (26.1%) aged 25 to 44, 271 people (17.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 148 people (9.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27.9 years. For every 100 females there were 104.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

There were 420 housing units at an average density of 864.6 per square mile (333.8/km²), of which 212 (58.2%) were owner-occupied, and 152 (41.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 12.1%. 854 people (55.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 663 people (43.3%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,388 people, 341 households, and 282 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,542.1 people per square mile (974.4/km²). There were 376 housing units at an average density of 688.6 per square mile (264.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 23.70% White, 18.52% African American, 0.86% Native American, 15.56% Asian, 0.79% Pacific Islander, 35.16% from other races, and 5.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 58.65% of the population.

There were 341 households out of which 49.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 24.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 14.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.03 and the average family size was 4.37.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 37.5% under the age of 18, 12.0% from 18 to 24, 26.2% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 10.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $23,365, and the median income for a family was $24,342. Males had a median income of $27,833 versus $18,510 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,382. About 36.1% of families and 35.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.2% of those under age 18 and 22.2% of those age 65 or over.

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