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Encyclopedia > El Granada, California

El Granada is a census-designated place (CDP) in the coastal area of northern San Mateo County, California, United States. The population was 5,724 at the 2000 census. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Rugged coastline of the West Coast of New Zealand The coast is defined as the part of the land adjoining or near the ocean. ... Official website: http://www. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...

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Geography

Location of El Granada, California

El Granada is located at 37°30′14″N, 122°28′24″W (37.503766, -122.473230)GR1, on the less densely populated Pacific coast side of San Mateo County, approximately 25 miles south of San Francisco and 45 miles north of Santa Cruz, California. Neighboring towns include Montara and Moss Beach to the north and Half Moon Bay to the south. Adapted from Wikipedias CA county maps by Bumm13. ... View of the Pacific Ocean from Oregon. ... Rugged coastline of the West Coast of New Zealand The coast is defined as the part of the land adjoining or near the ocean. ... Nickname: The City by the Bay; Fog City Location of the City and County of San Francisco, California Coordinates: Country United States of America State California City-County San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Area    - City 122 km²  (47 sq mi)  - Land 121. ... Santa Cruz is the county seat of Santa Cruz County, California, United States. ... Montara State Beach Montara is a census-designated place located in San Mateo County, California. ... Moss Beach is a census-designated place located in San Mateo County, California. ... Half Moon Bay is a city located in San Mateo county, California, USA. It had a total population of 11,842 as of the 2000 census. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.0 km² (5.4 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 5,724 people, 2,028 households, and 1,512 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 410.0/km² (1,062.7/mi²). There were 2,097 housing units at an average density of 150.2/km² (389.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 84.21% White, 0.56% African American, 1.05% Native American, 2.85% Asian, 0.19% Pacific Islander, 6.81% from other races, and 4.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15.72% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 2,028 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.4% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.18. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 29.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 102.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $91,979, and the median income for a family was $96,095. Males had a median income of $54,122 versus $48,065 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $38,832. About 1.1% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


History

El Granada's unusual concentric-circular street layout was designed by the influential architect and city planner Daniel Burnham. Burnham's other works included overseeing the design for the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago and designing the 1902 Flatiron Building in New York City. Burnham's plan was commissioned by the Ocean Shore Railroad, which developed El Granada as a seaside resort for visitors from San Francisco. Daniel H. Burnham. ... One-third scale replica of The Republic, which once stood in the great basin at the exposition, Chicago, 2004 The Worlds Columbian Exposition (also called The Chicago Worlds Fair), a Worlds fair, was held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbuss... Flatiron Building (2004) Close-up of Flatiron Building The Fuller Building or as it is better known, the Flatiron Building, is located in the borough of Manhattan, and was one of the tallest buildings in New York City upon its completion in 1902. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ...


External links

  • Coastsider - news for El Granada & coastal San Mateo County

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