|— census-designated place —|
|Santa Barbara County and the state of California|
|• Senate||Tom McClintock (R)|
|• Assembly||Pedro Nava (D)|
|• U. S. Congress||Lois Capps (D)|
|• Total||3.573 sq mi (9.255 km2)|
|• Land||3.570 sq mi (9.246 km2)|
|• Water||0.003 sq mi (0.009 km2) 0.10%|
|Elevation||49 ft (15 m)|
|• Density||420/sq mi ( 160/km2)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1853418|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2), 99.90% of it land and 0.10% of it water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Toro Canyon had a population of 1,508. The population density was 422.0 people per square mile (162.9/km²). The racial makeup of Toro Canyon was 1,388 (92.0%) White, 7 (0.5%) African American, 7 (0.5%) Native American, 14 (0.9%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 73 (4.8%) from other races, and 18 (1.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 293 persons (19.4%).
The Census reported that 1,508 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 620 households, out of which 138 (22.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 352 (56.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 49 (7.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 15 (2.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 32 (5.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 8 (1.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 153 households (24.7%) were made up of individuals and 71 (11.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43. There were 416 families (67.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.87.
The population was spread out with 253 people (16.8%) under the age of 18, 107 people (7.1%) aged 18 to 24, 290 people (19.2%) aged 25 to 44, 525 people (34.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 333 people (22.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.2 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.
There were 804 housing units at an average density of 225.0 per square mile (86.9/km²), of which 440 (71.0%) were owner-occupied, and 180 (29.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.6%. 1,088 people (72.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 420 people (27.9%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,697 people, 698 households, and 450 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 468.1 people per square mile (180.5/km²). There were 814 housing units at an average density of 224.5 per square mile (86.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.98% White, 0.35% African American, 0.35% Native American, 1.36% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 8.01% from other races, and 1.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.26% of the population.
There were 698 households out of which 22.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.2% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $68,789, and the median income for a family was $79,732. Males had a median income of $58,207 versus $32,969 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $45,967. About 4.6% of families and 7.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.5% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.
- U.S. Census
- All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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