Camp Pendleton North is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California, located at the southeast corner of the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. It is relatively north to the CDP Camp Pendleton South. The population was 5,200 at the 2010 census, down from 8,197 at the 2000 census.
Camp Pendleton North is located at 33°18′18″N 117°18′22″W (33.304869, -117.306125).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.1 square miles (24 km2). 8.9 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (2.24%) is water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Camp Pendleton North had a population of 5,200. The population density was 574.2 people per square mile (221.7/km²). The racial makeup of Camp Pendleton North was 3,730 (71.7%) White, 501 (9.6%) African American, 83 (1.6%) Native American, 151 (2.9%) Asian, 80 (1.5%) Pacific Islander, 305 (5.9%) from other races, and 350 (6.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,157 persons (22.3%).
The Census reported that 3,561 people (68.5% of the population) lived in households, 1,627 (31.3%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 12 (0.2%) were institutionalized.
There were 1,069 households, out of which 817 (76.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 921 (86.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 104 (9.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 13 (1.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 7 (0.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 29 households (2.7%) were made up of individuals and 1 (0.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.33. There were 1,038 families (97.1% of all households); the average family size was 3.39.
The population was spread out with 1,502 people (28.9%) under the age of 18, 2,376 people (45.7%) aged 18 to 24, 1,235 people (23.8%) aged 25 to 44, 76 people (1.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 11 people (0.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21.3 years. For every 100 females there were 177.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 218.2 males.
There were 1,259 housing units at an average density of 139.0 per square mile (53.7/km²), of which 16 (1.5%) were owner-occupied, and 1,053 (98.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 15.2%. 49 people (0.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 3,512 people (67.5%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 8,197 people, 1,408 households, and 1,375 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 911.7 inhabitants per square mile (352.0/km²). There were 1,502 housing units at an average density of 167.1 per square mile (64.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 67.10% White, 10.60% African American, 1.61% Native American, 2.82% Asian, 0.34% Pacific Islander, 12.89% from other races, and 4.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.62% of the population.
There were 1,408 households out of which 71.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 90.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 2.3% were non-families. 1.7% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.15.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 20.1% under the age of 18, 60.2% from 18 to 24, 18.5% from 25 to 44, and 1.2% from 45 to 64. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 226.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 294.9 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $28,558, and the median income for a family was $28,942. Males had a median income of $14,486 versus $16,907 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $13,085. About 8.6% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
In the California State Legislature, Camp Pendleton North is in the 36th Senate District, represented by Republican Patricia Bates, and in the 76th Assembly District, represented by Republican Rocky Chávez.
In the United States House of Representatives, Camp Pendleton North is in California's 49th congressional district, represented by Republican Darrell Issa.