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San Leandro, California

San Leandro is a city located in Alameda County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 79,452.


\nSan Leandro is located at 37°42'39" North, 122°9'12" West (37.710697, -122.153357)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 40.3 km² (15.6 mi²). 34.0 km² (13.1 mi²) of it is land and 6.3 km² (2.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 15.62% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 79,452 people, 30,642 households, and 19,825 families residing in the city. The population density is 2,336.4/km² (6,053.0/mi²). There are 31,334 housing units at an average density of 921.4/km² (2,387.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 51.29% White, 9.88% Black or African American, 0.77% Native American, 22.96% Asian, 0.86% Pacific Islander, 8.48% from other races, and 5.76% from two or more races. 20.06% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 30,642 households out of which 28.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% are married couples living together, 12.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% are non-families. 28.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.57 and the average family size is 3.19. In the city the population is spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.4 males. The median income for a household in the city is $51,081, and the median income for a family is $60,266. Males have a median income of $41,157 versus $33,486 for females. The per capita income for the city is $23,895. 6.4% of the population and 4.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.3% are under the age of 18 and 6.5% are 65 or older.