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Yucca Valley, California

Yucca Valley is a town located in San Bernardino County, California. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 16,865.


\nYucca Valley is located at 34°7'34" North, 116°24'59" West (34.126041, -116.416463)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 103.7 km² (40.0 mi²). 103.7 km² (40.0 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 16,865 people, 6,949 households, and 4,489 families residing in the town. The population density is 162.7/km² (421.3/mi²). There are 7,952 housing units at an average density of 76.7/km² (198.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 87.26% White, 2.25% African American, 1.35% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.30% Pacific Islander, 4.58% from other races, and 2.98% from two or more races. 11.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 6,949 households out of which 27.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% are married couples living together, 13.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% are non-families. 30.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 16.5% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.38 and the average family size is 2.94. In the town the population is spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 85.1 males. The median income for a household in the town is $30,420, and the median income for a family is $36,650. Males have a median income of $35,037 versus $25,234 for females. The per capita income for the town is $16,020. 19.5% of the population and 16.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 27.3% are under the age of 18 and 9.3% are 65 or older.