Garden Acres, California

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Garden Acres is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Joaquin County, California, United States. The population was 9,747 at the 2000 census.


Garden Acres is located at 37°57′41″N 121°13′53″W / 37.96139°N 121.23139°W / 37.96139; -121.23139 (37.961373, -121.231345)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.6 square miles (6.7 km²), all of it land.

Popular nickname of the community is Okieville. All of Okieville lies east of California Highway 99. Garden Acres is further subdivided; as north of Main Street is known as Bigville, and south of Main Street known as Littleville.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,747 people, 2,760 households, and 2,188 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,759.3 people per square mile (1,453.0/km²). There were 2,926 housing units at an average density of 1,128.5/sq mi (436.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 55.03% White, 1.03% African American, 1.98% Native American, 3.82% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 31.63% from other races, and 6.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 53.08% of the population.

There were 2,760 households out of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 17.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.53 and the average family size was 3.96.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 34.5% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 101.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,573, and the median income for a family was $31,316. Males had a median income of $26,773 versus $20,536 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $10,469. About 20.8% of families and 24.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.9% of those under age 18 and 13.2% of those age 65 or over.


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