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Morongo Valley, California – Wikipedia

Morongo Valley, California - Wikipedia

census-designated place in California, United States

Morongo Valley is a census-designated place (CDP) on State Route 62 in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The inhabitants was 3,552 on the 2010 census, up from 1,929 on the 2000 census. The city is bordered by Yucca Valley, California.

Morongo Valley trying northeast

Geography and local weather[edit]

Morongo Valley is situated on State Route 62, about 10 miles (16 km) west of Yucca Valley.

Morongo Valley lies alongside the western fringe of the Mojave Desert and close to the northern fringe of the Coachella Valley, and as such is mostly dry. Monsoonal moisture results in thunderstorms at instances in the course of the summer season, however within the winter, Pacific storms convey many of the rain. In accordance with america Census Bureau, the CDP has a complete space of 25.2 sq. miles (65 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

On the 2010 census Morongo Valley had a inhabitants of three,552. The inhabitants density was 140.Eight folks per sq. mile (54.4/km2). The racial make-up of Morongo Valley was 3,076 (86.6%) White (79.1% Non-Hispanic White),[3] 40 (1.1%) African American, 73 (2.1%) Native American, 31 (0.9%) Asian, 4 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 187 (5.3%) from different races, and 141 (4.0%) from two or extra races. Hispanic or Latino of any race have been 531 folks (14.9%).[4]

The census reported that 3,547 folks (99.9% of the inhabitants) lived in households, 5 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and nobody was institutionalized.

There have been 1,602 households, 359 (22.4%) had kids beneath the age of 18 dwelling in them, 598 (37.3%) have been opposite-sex married {couples} dwelling collectively, 178 (11.1%) had a feminine householder with no husband current, 99 (6.2%) had a male householder with no spouse current. There have been 132 (8.2%) single opposite-sex partnerships, and 26 (1.6%) same-sex married {couples} or partnerships. 554 households (34.6%) have been one particular person and 203 (12.7%) had somebody dwelling alone who was 65 or older. The common family dimension was 2.21. There have been 875 households (54.6% of households); the common household dimension was 2.87.

The age distribution was 646 folks (18.2%) beneath the age of 18, 266 folks (7.5%) aged 18 to 24, 745 folks (21.0%) aged 25 to 44, 1,346 folks (37.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 549 folks (15.5%) who have been 65 or older. The median age was 47.2 years. For each 100 females, there have been 105.6 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there have been 106.Zero males.

There have been 2,004 housing items at a mean density of 79.5 per sq. mile, of the occupied items 1,159 (72.3%) have been owner-occupied and 443 (27.7%) have been rented. The home-owner emptiness fee was 4.7%; the rental emptiness fee was 7.9%. 2,489 folks (70.1% of the inhabitants) lived in owner-occupied housing items and 1,058 folks (29.8%) lived in rental housing items.

In accordance with the 2010 United States Census, Morongo Valley had a median family earnings of $32,337, with 25.3% of the inhabitants dwelling beneath the federal poverty line.[3]

2000[edit]

On the 2000 census there have been 1,929 folks, 811 households, and 473 households within the CDP. The inhabitants density was 249.5 inhabitants per sq. mile (96.4/km2). There have been 960 housing items at a mean density of 124.2 per sq. mile (48.0/km2). The racial make-up of the CDP was 91.9% White, 0.8% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 3.4% from different races, and a pair of.1% from two or extra races. Hispanic or Latino of any race have been 9.3%.[5]

Of the 811 households 26.5% had kids beneath the age of 18 dwelling with them, 43.9% have been married {couples} dwelling collectively, 10.2% had a feminine householder with no husband current, and 41.6% have been non-families. 33.7% of households have been one particular person and 11.8% have been one particular person aged 65 or older. The common family dimension was 2.37 and the common household dimension was 3.04.

The age distribution was 25.2% beneath the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For each 100 females, there have been 100.1 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there have been 101.Three males.

The median family earnings was $36,357 and the median household earnings was $36,643. Males had a median earnings of $37,091 versus $26,528 for females. The per capita earnings for the CDP was $19,624. About 12.2% of households and 19.4% of the inhabitants have been beneath the poverty line, together with 28.7% of these beneath age 18 and 19.0% of these age 65 or over.

Infrastructure[edit]

Native[edit]

Morongo Valley is unincorporated and is beneath the jurisdiction of San Bernardino County; it lies instantly north of the Riverside County line. The primary business improvement of Morongo Valley lies alongside Freeway 62 roughly 10 miles (16 km) north of Interstate 10 and is the primary San Bernardino County city vacationers encounter when driving north from the Coachella Valley. A preferred vacation spot in Morongo Valley is the Huge Morongo Canyon Protect, the place one can take hikes, go bird-watching or stroll alongside the walkways. The governing physique of Morongo Valley is the Neighborhood Companies District (CSD), which has 5 board members. The one college in Morongo Valley is Morongo Valley Elementary College (MVES), which is a part of the Morongo Unified College District. MVES has an enrollment of some hundred college students.

State and federal illustration[edit]

Within the California State Legislature, Morongo Valley is within the 16th Senate District, represented by Republican Shannon Grove, and within the 42nd Meeting District, represented by ? Chad Mayes.[6]

In america Home of Representatives, Morongo Valley is in California’s eighth congressional district, represented by Republican Paul Prepare dinner.[7]

Paradise Hearth[edit]

In June 2005, a fireplace began on Paradise Avenue in western Morongo Valley. This fireplace rapidly unfold, torching about six thousand acres (24 km2). The fireplace burned seven properties and in addition broken among the walkways within the Huge Morongo Canyon Protect. All injury has since been repaired and the protect stays open for birding and climbing.

Sawtooth Complicated Hearth[edit]

In July 2006, a fireplace began by dry lightning in Yucca Valley was nearly 100 % contained, nevertheless on account of extraordinarily low humidity, excessive temperatures, and 40 mile per hour gusts, the hearth grew. The fireplace rapidly unfold from Yucca Valley via Pioneertown and Huge Morongo. In actual fact, one other small fireplace dubbed the Millard Complicated fireplace merged with the Sawtooth Complicated fireplace. Nicely over 100 buildings have been burned within the two fires, though just about no injury occurred in Morongo Valley itself.

Notable residents[edit]

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