|• Total||17.206 sq mi (44.564 km2)|
|• Land||17.206 sq mi (44.564 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||66 ft (20 m)|
|• Density||1,400/sq mi (560/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (PST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
Vineyard is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 24,836 at the 2010 census, up from 10,109 at the 2000 census. Along with more than doubling its population in just one decade, Vineyard also grew to become one of Greater Sacramento's most racially diverse suburbs.
Vineyard is located at (38.464488, -121.346917).
It is bordered roughly by Jackson Road on the north, Roughly a line 1/4 a mile to the east of Grant Line Road, Calvine Road on the south, and Elk Grove Florin Road on the west.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 17.2 square miles (45 km2), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Vineyard had a population of 24,836. The population density was 1,443.4 people per square mile (557.3/km²). The racial makeup of Vineyard was 11,306 (45.5%) White, 3,426 (11.8%) African American, 163 (0.7%) Native American, 7,293 (24.4%) Asian, 256 (1.0%) Pacific Islander, 1,682 (6.8%) from other races, and 1,710 (6.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4,414 persons (17.8%).
The Census reported that 24,712 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 107 (0.4%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 17 (0.1%) were institutionalized.
There were 7,371 households, out of which 3,832 (52.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 4,681 (63.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1,071 (14.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 443 (6.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 387 (5.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 65 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 886 households (12.0%) were made up of individuals and 247 (3.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.35. There were 6,195 families (84.0% of all households); the average family size was 3.63.
The population was spread out with 7,549 people (30.4%) under the age of 18, 2,352 people (9.5%) aged 18 to 24, 6,765 people (27.2%) aged 25 to 44, 6,386 people (25.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 1,784 people (7.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.
There were 7,744 housing units at an average density of 450.1 per square mile (173.8/km²), of which 5,740 (77.9%) were owner-occupied, and 1,631 (22.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.9%. 18,798 people (75.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 5,914 people (23.8%) lived in rental housing units.
Recently, plans have been announced to add as many as 20,000 new homes to Vineyard. This could add as many as 60,000 new people to the CDP. Along with the houses would come new shopping centers, parks, and schools. However, some have been critical of the expansion and one California State University, Sacramento professor referred to it as "car-oriented sprawl development." However, there are plans to extend some sort of public transportation to Vineyard and to build around the train tracks that go through the town.
- "U.S. Census". Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-07-08.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vineyard, California
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Vineyard CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
- "California's 7th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2013.