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Yosemite Valley, California
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Location in Mariposa County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°44′36″N 119°34′33″W / 37.74333°N 119.57583°W / 37.74333; -119.57583
Country United States
State California
County Mariposa
Area
 - Total 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 - Land 2.1 sq mi (5.5 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2000)
 - Total 265
 - Density 126.2/sq mi (48.2/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95389
Area code(s) 209
FIPS code 06-86912

Yosemite Valley is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mariposa County, California, United States. The population was 265 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Yosemite Valley is located at 37°44′36″N 119°34′33″W / 37.74333°N 119.57583°W / 37.74333; -119.57583 (37.743324, -119.575724)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 2.1 square miles (5.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 265 people, 104 households, and 50 families residing in the community. The population density was 125.6 people per square mile (48.5/km²). There were 123 housing units at an average density of 58.3/sq mi (22.5/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 87.92% White, 0.75% African American, 2.26% Native American, 1.13% Asian, 4.91% from other races, and 3.02% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.09% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 51.0% were non-families. 44.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the community the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 50.9% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 1.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 173.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 178.9 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $58,393, and the median income for a family was $61,750. Males had a median income of $48,542 versus $24,524 for females. The per capita income for the community was $28,414. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

Politics

In the state legislature Yosemite Valley is located in the 14th Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cogdill, and in the 25th Assembly District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill. Federally, Yosemite Valley is located in California's 19th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +10[3] and is represented by Republican George Radanovich.

See also

References

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html. Retrieved 2007-10-20.  

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