Linden, California

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Linden
census-designated place
Location in San Joaquin County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°1′12″N 121°5′29″W / 38.02000°N 121.09139°W / 38.02000; -121.09139Coordinates: 38°1′12″N 121°5′29″W / 38.02000°N 121.09139°W / 38.02000; -121.09139
Country United States
State California
CountySan Joaquin
Government
 • SenateTom Berryhill (R)
 • AssemblyBill Berryhill (R)
 • U. S. CongressJerry McNerney (D)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total7.461 sq mi (19.324 km2)
 • Land7.409 sq mi (19.189 km2)
 • Water0.052 sq mi (0.135 km2)  0.70%
Elevation92 ft (28 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,784
 • Density240/sq mi (92/km2)
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code95236
Area code(s)209
FIPS code06-41670
GNIS feature ID0277540
 
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Linden
census-designated place
Location in San Joaquin County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°1′12″N 121°5′29″W / 38.02000°N 121.09139°W / 38.02000; -121.09139Coordinates: 38°1′12″N 121°5′29″W / 38.02000°N 121.09139°W / 38.02000; -121.09139
Country United States
State California
CountySan Joaquin
Government
 • SenateTom Berryhill (R)
 • AssemblyBill Berryhill (R)
 • U. S. CongressJerry McNerney (D)[1]
Area[2]
 • Total7.461 sq mi (19.324 km2)
 • Land7.409 sq mi (19.189 km2)
 • Water0.052 sq mi (0.135 km2)  0.70%
Elevation92 ft (28 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,784
 • Density240/sq mi (92/km2)
Time zonePST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST)PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code95236
Area code(s)209
FIPS code06-41670
GNIS feature ID0277540

Linden is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Joaquin County, California, United States. The population was 1,784 at the 2010 census, up from 1,103 at the 2000 census. Host of the Linden Cherry Festival each summer.

Geography[edit]

Linden is located at 38°1′12″N 121°5′29″W / 38.02000°N 121.09139°W / 38.02000; -121.09139 (38.019989, -121.091450)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19 km2), 99.30% of it land and 0.70% of it water.

Located along California Highway 26.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Linden had a population of 1,784. The population density was 239.1 people per square mile (92.3/km²). The racial makeup of Linden was 1,541 (86.4%) White, 6 (0.3%) African American, 10 (0.6%) Native American, 25 (1.4%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 127 (7.1%) from other races, and 74 (4.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 385 persons (21.6%).

The census reported that 1,784 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 631 households, out of which 275 (43.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 389 (61.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 76 (12.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 36 (5.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 32 (5.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 4 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 106 households (16.8%) were made up of individuals and 41 (6.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83. There were 501 families (79.4% of all households); the average family size was 3.18.

The population was spread out with 516 people (28.9%) under the age of 18, 118 people (6.6%) aged 18 to 24, 468 people (26.2%) aged 25 to 44, 461 people (25.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 221 people (12.4%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.9 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 women age 18 and over, there were 99.4 men.

There were 673 housing units at an average density of 90.2 per square mile (34.8/km²), of which 490 (77.7%) were owner-occupied, and 141 (22.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.0%. 1,339 people (75.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 445 people (24.9%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,103 people, 384 households, and 316 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 146.8 people per square mile (56.7/km²). There were 400 housing units at an average density of 53.3 per square mile (20.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.03% White, 0.27% African American, 1.63% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 5.62% from other races, and 3.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14.05% of the population.

There were 384 households out of which 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 15.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.87 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 100.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $51,250, and the median income for a family was $57,813. Males had a median income of $56,164 versus $39,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,094. About 9.5% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.5% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people and events[edit]

The 1974 film, Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry was filmed in and around Linden.

Pavement, a band hailing from nearby Stockton, immortalizes the town in "Feed 'Em To The (Linden) Lions," song three on their 1992 EP, Watery, Domestic.

The Speed Freak Killers, a serial killer duo, are from Linden.

Ervin Zádor, gold medalist at 1956 Summer Olympics in water polo and famous for being brutally punched in the Blood In The Water match spent the last years of his life in Linden.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "California's 9th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 12, 2013. 
  2. ^ U.S. Census
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.