Wrightwood, California

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Wrightwood, California
settlement_type = CDP


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map_caption = Location in San Bernardino County and the state of California


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_name1 = California
subdivision_name2 = San Bernardino
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area_total_km2 = 5.7
area_total_sq_mi = 2.2
area_land_km2 = 5.7
area_land_sq_mi = 2.2
area_water_km2 = 0
area_water_sq_mi = 0
elevation_ft = 5935
elevation_m = 1809
population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 3837
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population_density_km2 = 673.2
population_density_sq_mi = 1744.1
timezone = PST
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longd = 117 |longm = 37 |longs = 45 |longEW = W
timezone_DST = PDT
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postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 92397
area_code = 760
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blank_info = 06-86594
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Wrightwood is a census-designated place located in San Bernardino County, California. The population was 3,837 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Wrightwood is located at coor dms|34|21|21|N|117|37|45|W|city (34.355921, -117.629233)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.7 km² (2.2 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 3,837 people, 1,486 households, and 1,056 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 673.4/km² (1,742.4/mi²). There were 2,319 housing units at an average density of 407.0/km² (1,053.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 90.93% White, 0.34% African American, 0.65% Native American, 0.76% Asian, 0.18% Pacific Islander, 2.74% from other races, and 4.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.78% of the population.

There were 1,486 households out of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.9% were non-families. 23.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.6% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,338, and the median income for a family was $57,197. Males had a median income of $51,424 versus $40,045 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $22,902. About 5.8% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 14.3% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

In the state legislature Wrightwood is located in the 17th Senate District, represented by Republican George Runner, and in the 36th Assembly District, represented by Republican Sharon Runner. Federally, Wrightwood is located in California's 26th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +4 [cite web | title = Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest? | publisher = Campaign Legal Center Blog | url=http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html | accessdate = 2008-02-10] and is represented by Republican David Dreier.

Mountain High

Just west from the City of Wrightwood there is Mountain High Resort, which is a ski/snowboard resort consisting of Three Mountains. It is frequented by residents of nearby Los Angeles and its metropolitan area, as it is the nearest ski resort to the conurbation. Because of this, Mountain High has become the most visited resort in Southern California.

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