North San Juan California Real Estate and Community Information

North San Juan California Real Estate and Community Information

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North San Juan is a census-designated place in Nevada CountyCalifornia, United States, along State Route 49 on the San Juan Ridge in Gold Country. The zip code is 95960. The population was 269 at the 2010 census.


The community’s beginnings date back to the California Gold Rush and it prospered during the era of hydraulic mining at nearby Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park from 1850–1884. Beginning in 1867, it was included on the route for the first long-distance telephone line, a historical landmark, between French Corral and French Lake.

In 1880, the population was 675.

The original name San Juan was bestowed by a veteran of the Mexican–American War who settled there in 1853 because he thought the site looked like San Juan de Ulúa near Veracruz. When the post office opened in 1857 “North” was added to distinguish it from San Juan in San Benito County.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), all of it land.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, North San Juan has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated “Csa” on climate maps.


The 2010 United States Census reported that North San Juan had a population of 269. The population density was 111.1 people per square mile (42.9/km²). The racial makeup of North San Juan was 224 (83.3%) White, 1 (0.4%) African American, 12 (4.5%) Native American, 11 (4.1%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 0 (0.0%) from other races, and 21 (7.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9 persons (3.3%).

The Census reported that 269 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 130 households, out of which 25 (19.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 38 (29.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 17 (13.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 7 (5.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 13 (10.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 51 households (39.2%) were made up of individuals and 13 (10.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07. There were 62 families (47.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.71.

The population was spread out with 43 people (16.0%) under the age of 18, 10 people (3.7%) aged 18 to 24, 67 people (24.9%) aged 25 to 44, 111 people (41.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 38 people (14.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 124.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.2 males.

There were 146 housing units at an average density of 60.3 per square mile (23.3/km²), of which 62 (47.7%) were owner-occupied, and 68 (52.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 137 people (50.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 132 people (49.1%) lived in rental housing units.


In the state legislature, North San Juan is in the 1st Senate District, seat currently vacant, and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.

Federally, North San Juan is in California’s 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.

The Sacramento metropolitan area is the fifth largest in California after the Los Angeles metropolitan area, the San Francisco Bay Area, the Inland Empire, and the San Diego metropolitan area, and is the 27th largest in the United States. In 2002, the Civil Rights Project at Harvard University conducted for Time magazine named Sacramento “America’s Most Diverse City”.

Sutter HealthBlue Diamond GrowersAerojet RocketdyneTeichert, and The McClatchy Company are among the companies based in Sacramento.

The Port of Sacramento has been plagued with operating losses in recent years and faces bankruptcy. This severe loss in business is due to the heavy competition from the Port of Stockton, which has a larger facility and a deeper channel. As of 2006, the city of West Sacramento took responsibility for the Port of Sacramento. During the Vietnam War era, the Port of Sacramento was the major terminus in the supply route for all military parts, hardware and other cargo going to Southeast Asia.

Top employers

As of 2012, the top employers in the County of Sacramento were:

Sacramento is home to one major league sports team — the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. The Kings came to Sacramento from Kansas City in 1985. On January 21, 2013, a controlling interest of the Sacramento Kings was sold to Chris Hansen, who intended to move the franchise to Seattle for the 2013–2014 NBA season and rename the team the Seattle SuperSonics. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson fought the move, forming an ownership group led by Vivek Ranadive to keep the Kings in Sacramento. On May 16, 2013, the NBA Board of Governors voted 22–8 to keep the Kings in Sacramento.

Sacramento has two other professional teams. Sacramento Republic FC began play in April 2014 at Hughes Stadium before a sellout crowd of 20,231, setting a USL Pro regular-season single game attendance record. They now play in Papa Murphy’s Park. The Republic FC won the USL championship in their first season. In 2000, AAA minor league baseball returned to Sacramento with the Sacramento River Cats, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants and formerly an affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. The River Cats play in Raley Field, in West Sacramento.

Sacramento is the former home of two professional basketball teams. The Sacramento Heatwave of the American Basketball Association previously played in the Sacramento area until 2013. Sacramento was also formerly home to the now defunct Sacramento Monarchs of the WNBA. The Monarchs were one of the eight founding members of the WNBA in 1997 and won the WNBA Championship in 2005, but folded in November 2009.

Sacramento professional teams (ranked by attendance)
Club League Sport Venue Attendance Established Championships
Sacramento Kings NBA Basketball Golden 1 Center 16,291 1923 (1985) 1 NBA, 2 NBL (as Rochester Royals)
Sacramento Republic FC USLC (D2) Soccer Papa Murphy’s Park 13,763 2012 1 USL Pro
Sacramento River Cats PCL (AAA) Baseball Raley Field 8,435 1978 (2000) 2 Triple-A titles, 4 League titles

Sacramento has frequently hosted the NCAA Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Championship as well as the 1st and 2nd rounds of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. The California International Marathon (est. 1983) attracts a field of international elite runners who vie for a share of the $50,000 prize purse. The fast course is popular for runners seeking to achieve a Boston Marathon qualifying time and fitness runners.

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