Quartz Hill, California

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Quartz Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California, United States. The population was 9,890 at the 2000 census. The name is also shared with the neighboring district areas of its border cities, Palmdale, and Lancaster. Quartz Hill was once home to the Quartz Hill Airport.



Quartz Hill is located at 34°39′8″N 118°13′14″W / 34.65222°N 118.22056°W / 34.65222; -118.22056 (34.652194, -118.220647).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.9 km² (3.8 mi²), all land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 9,890 people, 3,450 households, and 2,639 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 999.6/km² (2,591.9/mi²). There were 3,644 housing units at an average density of 368.3/km² (955.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 81.47% White, 4.99% African American, 1.13% Native American, 1.84% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 6.12% from other races, and 4.21% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.28% of the population.

There were 3,450 households out of which 41.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.86 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.5% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.6 males.

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