Wilton, California

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Wilton
Location in Sacramento County and the state of California
Location in Sacramento County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°24′34″N 121°13′27″W / 38.40944°N 121.22417°W / 38.40944; -121.22417Coordinates: 38°24′34″N 121°13′27″W / 38.40944°N 121.22417°W / 38.40944; -121.22417
Country United States
State California
CountySacramento
Area
 • Total29.002 sq mi (75.11 km2)
 • Land29.002 sq mi (75.11 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
79 ft (24 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total5,363
 • Density180/sq mi (71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95693
Area code(s)916, 279
FIPS code06-85880
GNIS feature ID1652655

Wilton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sacramento County, California, United States. It is part of the SacramentoArden-ArcadeRoseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 5,363 at the 2010 census, up from 4,551 at the 2000 census.

Geography and environment[edit]

Wilton is located at 38°24′34″N 121°13′27″W / 38.40944°N 121.22417°W / 38.40944; -121.22417 (38.409556, -121.224264).[2] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 29.0 square miles (75 km2), all of it land.

Historically the Wilton vicinity has been a locale of considerable haying and pasture usage; the depth to groundwater is typically about 150 to 175 feet (46 to 53 meters).

Because some areas of Wilton are in a flood zone, you will see some water in the streets during the rainy season. In 1997, an El Nino/La Nina year, levees broke and some homes were flooded to the rooftops.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

At the 2010 census Wilton had a population of 5,363. The population density was 184.9 people per square mile (71.4/km²). The racial makeup of Wilton was 2,234 (78.9%) White, 169 (3.2%) African American, 45 (0.8%) Native American, 289 (5.4%) Asian, 13 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 343 (6.4%) from other races, and 270 (5.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 683 people (12.7%).[3]

The census reported that 3,341 people (99.6% of the population) lived in households, 16 (0.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 6 (0.1%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,865 households, 613 (32.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,281 (68.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 130 (7.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 84 (4.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 66 (3.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 17 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 284 households (15.2%) were one person and 124 (6.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.86. There were 1,495 families (80.2% of households); the average family size was 3.18.

The age distribution was 1,240 people (23.1%) under the age of 18, 416 people (7.8%) aged 18 to 24, 975 people (18.2%) aged 25 to 44, 1,879 people (35.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 853 people (15.9%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 45.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

There were 2,090 housing units at an average density of 72.1 per square mile, of the occupied units 1,620 (86.9%) were owner-occupied and 245 (13.1%) were rented.The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.0%. 4,646 people (86.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 695 people (13.0%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 4,551 people, 1,519 households, and 1,277 families in the CDP. The population density was 153.7 people per square mile (59.3/km²). There were 1,579 housing units at an average density of 53.3 per square mile (20.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.21% White, 1.89% African American, 1.21% Native American, 2.35% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 3.63% from other races, and 5.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.67%.[4]

Of the 1,519 households 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 74.6% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.9% were non-families. 11.3% of households were one person and 4.3% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.20.

The age distribution was 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 32.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.9 males.

The median household income was $68,774 and the median family income was $76,111. Males had a median income of $54,028 versus $40,650 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $28,568. About 2.8% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.4% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Wilton is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines, and in the 8th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Ken Cooley.

Federally, Wilton is in California's 7th congressional district, represented by Democrat Ami Bera.[5]

Bibliography[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Wilton CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  4. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "California's 7th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2013.

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