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Hesperia, California

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Hesperia is a city located in San Bernardino County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 62,582. In 2004 the Hesperia municipal government estimated the population at 74,000.

Geography

Hesperia is located at 34°24'46" North, 117°18'22" West (34.412903, -117.306189)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 174.6 km² (67.4 mi²). 174.4 km² (67.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.10% water.

Hesperia is the 4th largest city in the Palmdale Metropolitan Area.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 62,582 people, 19,966 households, and 15,773 families residing in the city. The population density is 358.8/km² (929.3/mi²). There are 21,348 housing units at an average density of 122.4/km² (317.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 74.28% White, 4.03% African American, 1.27% Native American, 1.07% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 14.46% from other races, and 4.69% from two or more races. 29.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 19,966 households out of which 42.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.9% are married couples living together, 13.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.0% are non-families. 16.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.12 and the average family size is 3.47.

In the city the population is spread out with 32.8% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $40,201, and the median income for a family is $43,004. Males have a median income of $39,776 versus $25,665 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,487. 14.1% of the population and 11.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.2% of those under the age of 18 and 6.4% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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