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Soledad, California

Soledad is a city located in Monterey County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 11,263.


\nSoledad is located at 36°25'60" North, 121°19'47" West (36.433199, -121.329828)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²). 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 11,263 people, 2,472 households, and 2,242 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,035.4/km² (2,680.0/mi²). There are 2,534 housing units at an average density of 232.9/km² (603.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 31.90% White, 1.15% African American, 1.73% Native American, 2.35% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 58.56% from other races, and 4.23% from two or more races. 86.82% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 2,472 households out of which 60.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.9% are married couples living together, 13.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 9.3% are non-families. 7.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 3.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 4.54 and the average family size is 4.58. In the city the population is spread out with 36.7% under the age of 18, 12.9% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 13.1% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 25 years. For every 100 females there are 108.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 106.6 males. The median income for a household in the city is $42,602, and the median income for a family is $41,188. Males have a median income of $31,566 versus $23,964 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,442. 18.4% of the population and 16.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 25.1% are under the age of 18 and 9.2% are 65 or older.