Buellton, California

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Buellton is a city located in Santa Barbara County, California, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 3,828. Much of the 2004 motion picture Sideways took place and was filmed in Buellton and neighboring Solvang.

Geography

Buellton is located at 34°36'51" North, 120°11'38" West (34.614136, -120.193798)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.0 km² (1.6 mi²). 4.0 km² (1.6 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Buellton is on the Santa Ynez River in the Santa Ynez Valley, and in 2004 was one of the fastest-growing towns in central Santa Barbara County. It is a common stop for travelers on U.S. Highway 101, being the first town north of Santa Barbara after the scenic and undeveloped stretch of about 25 miles through the Gaviota coast.

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Buellton, California, as seen from near Gaviota Peak in the Santa Ynez Mountains

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 3,828 people, 1,433 households, and 1,000 families residing in the city. The population density is 947.4/km² (2,450.4/mi²). There are 1,483 housing units at an average density of 367.0/km² (949.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 81.50% White, 0.55% African American, 1.15% Native American, 1.10% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 12.23% from other races, and 3.27% from two or more races. 25.73% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,433 households out of which 34.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% are married couples living together, 8.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% are non-families. 23.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.7% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.17.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $48,490, and the median income for a family is $54,839. Males have a median income of $46,379 versus $28,542 for females. The per capita income for the city is $20,907. 8.8% of the population and 6.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.3% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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