Antelope is a census-designated place in Sacramento County, California, United States located approximately 15 miles (24 km) northeast of downtown Sacramento and 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Roseville. The population was 45,770 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.7 km). Antelope is mostly flat, with very few hills and no major bodies of water.
The northern border of Antelope falls directly onto the line between Sacramento County and Placer County.
The eastern border first follows Roseville Road south from the county line to Butternut Drive. Then the border continues in the same general direction to Antelope Road, so that parcels on Adagio Way, Andante Drive and Katella Way are within Antelope CDP.
The southern border follows Antelope Road.
The western border has two parts. The first part extends from Antelope Rd northwards toward Elverta Rd along 28th St. The second part extends from Elverta Rd towards the Placer county line, along Dry Creek.
The boundaries were drawn and the town name established by a vote in 1993 to establish the community’s identity. The Antelope, CA town designation began July 1, 1994. The ZIP code for Antelope: 95843
The 2010 United States Census reported that Antelope had a population of 45,770. The population density was 6,694.2 people per square mile (2,584.6/km²). The racial makeup of Antelope was 29,200 (63.8%) White, 4,039 (8.8%) African American, 402 (0.9%) Native American, 6,090 (13.3%) Asian, 407 (0.9%) Pacific Islander, 2,284 (5.0%) from other races, and 3,348 (7.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,635 persons (14.5%).
The Census reported that 45,686 people (99.8% of the population) lived in households, 57 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 27 (0.1%) were institutionalized.
There were 14,159 households, out of which 7,138 (50.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 8,259 (58.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2,184 (15.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 860 (6.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 888 (6.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 106 (0.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 2,107 households (14.9%) were made up of individuals and 447 (3.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.23. There were 11,303 families (79.8% of all households); the average family size was 3.59.
The population was spread out with 14,253 people (31.1%) under the age of 18, 4,495 people (9.8%) aged 18 to 24, 13,238 people (28.9%) aged 25 to 44, 10,931 people (23.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 2,853 people (6.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
There were 14,847 housing units at an average density of 2,171.5 per square mile (838.4/km²), of which 9,663 (68.2%) were owner-occupied, and 4,496 (31.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.9%. 30,801 people (67.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 14,885 people (32.5%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the 2000 census, the United States did not define a census-designated place called Antelope, but it did define a Zip Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA), 95843. Because Antelope is contained within this ZCTA, it is possible to obtain Census data from the United States 2000 Census for the area even though data for “Antelope” is unavailable.
As of the census of 2000, there were 36,421 people, 11,655 households, and 9,341 families residing in the ZCTA of 95843. The population density was 5,690 people per square mile (2,180/km). There were 12,016 housing units at an average density of 1,877.5 per square mile (719.5/km). The racial makeup of the ZCTA was 65.5% White, 10.1% African American, 0.9% Native American, 11.9% Asian, 0.6% Pacific Islander, 4% from other races, and 7% from two or more races. 10.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 11,655 households out of which 55.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.9% were non-families. 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.12 and the average family size was 3.47.
In the ZCTA the population was spread out with 37.1% under age 20, 5.6% from 20 to 24, 48.6% from 25 to 54, 4.9% from 55 to 64, and 4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.
The median income for a household is $59,151, and the median income for a family was $60,840. Males had a median income of $40,573 versus $32,302 for females. The per capita income for the community was $21,373. 5.4% of the population and 4.1% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.5% are under the age of 18 and 4.6% are 65 or older.