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For the unincorporated community also called Auberry, see New Auberry, California.

Coordinates: 37°03′58″N 119°24′07″W / 37.06611°N 119.40194°W / 37.06611; -119.40194

Auberry, California
—  CDP  —
Location in Fresno County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°03′58″N 119°24′07″W / 37.06611°N 119.40194°W / 37.06611; -119.40194
Country United States
State California
County Fresno
Government
 - N/A
 - Senate Dave Cogdill (R)
 - Assembly Michael Villines (R)
 - U. S. Congress Devin Nunes (R)
Area
 - Total 19.2 sq mi (49.8 km2)
 - Land 19.1 sq mi (49.6 km2)
 - Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 2,018 ft (615 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 2,053
 - Density 106.9/sq mi (41.2/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93602
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-03190
GNIS feature ID 1657963

Auberry is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 2,053 at the 2000 census. Auberry is located on Little Sandy Creek 9.5 miles (15 km) east of Shaver Lake Heights,[1] at an elevation of 2018 feet (615 m).[2]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 19.2 square miles (49.8 km²), of which, 19.1 square miles (49.6 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (0.36%) is water.

History

The Auberry post office was established in 1884, and following moves in 1887 and 1888, it was located at its present site in 1906.[1] The place is named for Al Yarborough and is spelled phonetically as his name was pronounced.[1]

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,053 people, 722 households, and 539 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 107.2 people per square mile (41.4/km²). There were 791 housing units at an average density of 41.3/sq mi (15.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.65% White, 0.44% Black or African American, 5.16% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 2.05% from other races, and 4.87% from two or more races. 8.52% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 722 households out of which 35.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.3% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,621, and the median income for a family was $42,083. Males had a median income of $36,172 versus $27,097 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,106. About 9.4% of families and 13.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.4% of those under age 18 and 17.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 995-996. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Auberry, California
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
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