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Grizzly Flats, California

Grizzly Flats
census-designated place
Grizzly Flats
Grizzly Flats
Location in California

Coordinates: 38°38′11″N 120°31′39″W / 38.63639°N 120.52750°W / 38.63639; -120.52750Coordinates: 38°38′11″N 120°31′39″W / 38.63639°N 120.52750°W / 38.63639; -120.52750

Country  United States
State  California
County El Dorado County
Area[1]
 • Total 6.629 sq mi (17.169 km2)
 • Land 6.629 sq mi (17.169 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 3,868 ft (1,179 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,066
 • Density 160/sq mi (62/km2)
ZIP code 95636
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature IDs 1658675; 2628736
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grizzly Flats, California

Grizzly Flats (formerly, Grizzly Flat and Chickenmasee)[3] is a census-designated place[4] in El Dorado County, California.[2] It is located southeast of Camino,[3] at an elevation of 3868 feet (1179 m).[2] The population at the 2010 census was 1,066.

The name was given by miners who were surprised by a grizzly bear in 1850.[3] A post office opened at Grizzly Flats in 1855.[3]

Demographics

2010

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Grizzly Flats had a population of 1,066. The population density was 160.8 people per square mile (62.1/km²). The racial makeup of Grizzly Flats was 954 (89.5%) White, 6 (0.6%) African American, 14 (1.3%) Native American, 7 (0.7%) Asian, 2 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 19 (1.8%) from other races, and 64 (6.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 96 persons (9.0%).

The Census reported that 1,066 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 432 households, out of which 111 (25.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 259 (60.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 17 (3.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 23 (5.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 22 (5.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 8 (1.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 104 households (24.1%) were made up of individuals and 39 (9.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47. There were 299 families (69.2% of all households); the average family size was 2.94.

The population was spread out with 235 people (22.0%) under the age of 18, 54 people (5.1%) aged 18 to 24, 215 people (20.2%) aged 25 to 44, 386 people (36.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 176 people (16.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.8 years. For every 100 females there were 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

There were 645 housing units at an average density of 97.3 per square mile (37.6/km²), of which 370 (85.6%) were owner-occupied, and 62 (14.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.8%. 901 people (84.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 165 people (15.5%) lived in rental housing units.

2000

As of 2000, there were 647 people residing in the area,[6] with 346 males and 301 females. The population density was 70.5 people per square mile (27.2/km²). The average household size was 1.8[7] and the median age 44.1. The median income for a household was $40,526, with 28% of the population over 25 years of age having a college degree.

External links

  • Grizzly Flats Online
  • Grizzly Flats Community Services District
  • Grizzly Flats Community Church

Climate

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Csb" (Mediterranean Climate).[8]

Climate data for Grizzly Flats, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 11
(52)
13
(55)
15
(59)
18
(65)
23
(73)
27
(81)
31
(87)
30
(86)
27
(81)
22
(72)
15
(59)
11
(52)
20.3
(68.5)
Average low °C (°F) 3
(38)
4
(39)
4
(40)
6
(42)
8
(46)
11
(51)
12
(54)
12
(54)
12
(53)
9
(49)
6
(42)
3
(38)
7.5
(45.5)
Precipitation mm (inches) 216
(8.5)
185
(7.3)
132
(5.2)
64
(2.5)
28
(1.1)
8
(0.3)
0
(0)
3
(0.1)
10
(0.4)
58
(2.3)
130
(5.1)
198
(7.8)
1,032
(40.6)
Source: Weatherbase [9]

References

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