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Mesa Verde, California

Mesa Verde
census-designated place
Mesa Verde is located in California
Mesa Verde
Mesa Verde
Position in California.
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside
 • Total 4.342 sq mi (11.245 km2)
 • Land 4.342 sq mi (11.245 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 390 ft (120 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,023
 • Density 240/sq mi (91/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583079

Mesa Verde is a census-designated place in Riverside County, California.[2] Mesa Verde sits at an elevation of 390 feet (120 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Mesa Verde's population was 1,023.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 4.3 square miles (11.2 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Mesa Verde had a population of 1,023. The population density was 235.6 people per square mile (91.0/km²). The racial makeup of Mesa Verde was 589 (57.6%) White, 8 (0.8%) African American, 9 (0.9%) Native American, 4 (0.4%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 373 (36.5%) from other races, and 39 (3.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 715 persons (69.9%).

The Census reported that 1,023 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 312 households, out of which 146 (46.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 169 (54.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 48 (15.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 26 (8.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 18 (5.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 60 households (19.2%) were made up of individuals and 22 (7.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.28. There were 243 families (77.9% of all households); the average family size was 3.75.

The population was spread out with 335 people (32.7%) under the age of 18, 98 people (9.6%) aged 18 to 24, 269 people (26.3%) aged 25 to 44, 219 people (21.4%) aged 45 to 64, and 102 people (10.0%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.8 years. For every 100 females there were 110.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.2 males.

There were 360 housing units at an average density of 82.9 per square mile (32.0/km²), of which 201 (64.4%) were owner-occupied, and 111 (35.6%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 22.9%. 631 people (61.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 392 people (38.3%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mesa Verde, California
  3. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Mesa Verde CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
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