Lake Nacimiento, California

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Lake Nacimiento
—  census-designated place  —
Location in San Luis Obispo County and the state of California
Coordinates: 35°44′15″N 120°52′53″W / 35.7375°N 120.88139°W / 35.7375; -120.88139Coordinates: 35°44′15″N 120°52′53″W / 35.7375°N 120.88139°W / 35.7375; -120.88139
Country United States
State California
CountySan Luis Obispo
Area[1]
 • Total10.291 sq mi (26.654 km2)
 • Land10.268 sq mi (26.594 km2)
 • Water0.023 sq mi (0.061 km2)  0.23%
Elevation984 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,411
 • Density230/sq mi (90/km2)
Time zonePacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code93446
Area code(s)805
FIPS code06-39670
GNIS feature ID1867034
 
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Lake Nacimiento
—  census-designated place  —
Location in San Luis Obispo County and the state of California
Coordinates: 35°44′15″N 120°52′53″W / 35.7375°N 120.88139°W / 35.7375; -120.88139Coordinates: 35°44′15″N 120°52′53″W / 35.7375°N 120.88139°W / 35.7375; -120.88139
Country United States
State California
CountySan Luis Obispo
Area[1]
 • Total10.291 sq mi (26.654 km2)
 • Land10.268 sq mi (26.594 km2)
 • Water0.023 sq mi (0.061 km2)  0.23%
Elevation984 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total2,411
 • Density230/sq mi (90/km2)
Time zonePacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code93446
Area code(s)805
FIPS code06-39670
GNIS feature ID1867034

Lake Nacimiento is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. The population was 2,411 at the 2010 census, up from 2,176 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Lake Nacimiento is located at 35°44′15″N 120°52′53″W / 35.7375°N 120.88139°W / 35.7375; -120.88139 (35.737585, -120.881328).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 10.3 square miles (27 km2), 99.77% of it land and 0.23% of it water.


Demographics

2010

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Lake Nacimiento had a population of 2,411. The population density was 234.3 people per square mile (90.5/km²). The racial makeup of Lake Nacimiento was 2,153 (89.3%) White, 12 (0.5%) African American, 44 (1.8%) Native American, 24 (1.0%) Asian, 5 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 75 (3.1%) from other races, and 98 (4.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 256 persons (10.6%).

The Census reported that 2,411 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,006 households, out of which 272 (27.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 581 (57.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 67 (6.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 45 (4.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 66 (6.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 11 (1.1%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 237 households (23.6%) were made up of individuals and 69 (6.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40. There were 693 families (68.9% of all households); the average family size was 2.83.

The population was spread out with 489 people (20.3%) under the age of 18, 163 people (6.8%) aged 18 to 24, 549 people (22.8%) aged 25 to 44, 865 people (35.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 345 people (14.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.1 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.0 males.

There were 1,776 housing units at an average density of 172.6 per square mile (66.6/km²), of which 771 (76.6%) were owner-occupied, and 235 (23.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.0%. 1,784 people (74.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 627 people (26.0%) lived in rental housing units.

2000

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 2,176 people, 904 households, and 676 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 293.1 people per square mile (113.2/km²). There were 1,283 housing units at an average density of 172.8 per square mile (66.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.52% White, 0.32% African American, 1.33% Native American, 0.37% Asian, 1.06% from other races, and 3.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.31% of the population.

There were 904 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 19.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $54,958, and the median income for a family was $57,206. Males had a median income of $41,447 versus $34,219 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,798. About 2.6% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

In the state legislature Lake Nacimiento is located in the 15th Senate District, represented by Republican Abel Maldonado, and in the 33rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Sam Blakeslee. Federally, Lake Nacimiento is located in California's 22nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +16[5] and is represented by Republican Kevin McCarthy.

References

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html. Retrieved 2008-02-10.