Pine Valley, CA
Pine Valley is a community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Mountain Empire area of southeastern San Diego County, California. The population was 1,510 at the 2010 census, up from 1,501 at the 2000 census.
Pine Valley is named for the locally unique stand of Jeffrey pine (Pinus jeffreyi) found along Pine Valley Creek, a seasonal drainage in the foothills of the Laguna Mountains in central San Diego County. According to the United States Geological Survey Pine Valley is located 3,736 feet (1,139 m) above sea level, at 32°49′17″N 116°31′45″W / 32.82139°N 116.52917°W / 32.82139; -116.52917. According to the United States Census Bureau Pine Valley is located at 32°49′41″N 116°31′36″W / 32.82806°N 116.52667°W / 32.82806; -116.52667 (32.828184, -116.526583), which is near the center of the Pine Valley census-designated place (CDP). The Pine Valley CDP has a total area of 7.1 square miles (18.5 km²), all land. Average annual precipitation is 23.7 inches (51.9 cm)
The 2010 United States Census reported that Pine Valley had a population of 1,510. The population density was 211.3 people per square mile (81.6/km²). The racial makeup of Pine Valley was 1,408 (93.2%) White, 6 (0.4%) African American, 6 (0.4%) Native American, 16 (1.1%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 20 (1.3%) from other races, and 53 (3.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 154 persons (10.2%).