Spring Valley, California
Spring ValleyÂ is anÂ unincorporated communityÂ inÂ San Diego County,Â California. The community includes theÂ neighborhoodÂ ofÂ La PresaÂ and part of the neighborhood ofÂ Casa de OroÂ (which extends intoÂ La Mesa). TheÂ United States Census BureauÂ has divided Spring Valley into twoÂ census-designated placesÂ (CDPs), Spring Valley and La Presa. The population of Spring Valley was 59,384 at the 2000 census. This figure combines the population of the Spring Valley CDP (26,633) and the La Presa CDP (32,721). There are claims that theÂ Greater Spring ValleyÂ area has over 100,000 residentsÂ although this claims large areas that are actually unincorporated parts of La Mesa andÂ El Cajon.
Spring Valley is served by the 91977 and 91978Â ZIP codes.
In 1863 Judge Augustus S. Ensworth ofÂ San DiegoÂ filed a claim for a 160 acre (647,000 mÂ²) ranch that included the spring. The ranch, and the smallÂ adobeÂ house he built there, were sold toÂ Rufus King PorterÂ and later to historianÂ Hubert Howe Bancroft. The adobe is now aNational Historic Landmark.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) places Spring Valley atÂ 32Â°44â€²41â€³NÂ 116Â°59â€²56â€³WÂ (32.7447740, -116.9989160).Â This is near the intersection of Kenwood Drive and Helix Street. Most maps place Spring Valley at this location.
TheÂ United States Census BureauÂ places Spring Valley atÂ 32Â°44â€²4â€³NÂ 116Â°58â€²53â€³WÂ (32.734318, -116.981372),Â which is approximately two miles southeast of where the USGS places it. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 19.3Â kmÂ²Â (7.4miÂ²). 18.7Â kmÂ² (7.2 miÂ²) of it is land and 0.5Â kmÂ² (0.2 miÂ²) of it (2.82%) is water.
The United States Census Bureau has split Spring Valley into two Census-Designated Places (CDPs). The statistics below cover only the Spring Valley CDP. For the demographics of the complete community of Spring Valley also seeÂ La Presa, California.
As of theÂ censusÂ of 2000, there were 26,663 people, 9,129 households, and 6,901 families residing in the CDP. TheÂ population densityÂ was 1,423.9/kmÂ² (3,685.4/miÂ²). There were 9,291 housing units at an average density of 496.2/kmÂ² (1,284.2/miÂ²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.08%Â White, 10.24%Â African American, 0.77%Â Native American, 4.79%Â Asian, 0.52%Pacific Islander, 9.45% fromÂ other races, and 6.15% from two or more races.Â HispanicÂ orÂ LatinoÂ of any race were 21.48% of the population.
There were 9,129 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% wereÂ married couplesÂ living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.90 and the average family size was 3.27.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 9.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,271, and the median income for a family was $51,217. Males had a median income of $36,338 versus $30,297 for females. TheÂ per capita incomeÂ for the CDP was $19,504. About 6.5% of families and 8.6% of the population were below theÂ poverty line, including 11.3% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
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In theÂ state legislatureÂ Spring Valley is located in the 36th and 39thÂ SenateÂ District, represented byÂ RepublicanÂ Dennis HollingsworthÂ andÂ DemocratÂ Christine Kehoe, and in the 77th and 78thÂ AssemblyÂ District, represented by RepublicanÂ Joel AndersonÂ and DemocratÂ Marty BlockÂ respectively. Federally, Spring Valley is located inÂ California’s 52nd congressional district, which has aÂ Cook PVIÂ of R +9Â and is represented by RepublicanÂ Duncan D. Hunter.