Denair is a census-designated place (CDP) in Stanislaus County, California, United States. The population was 3,446 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Modesto Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Denair is located at(37.527532, -120.799813).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.3 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there are 3,446 people, 1,131 households, and 907 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 1,697.3 people per square mile (655.4/km²). There are 1,162 housing units at an average density of 572.3/sq mi (221.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 78.61% White, 0.26% African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 15.35% from other races, and 4.06% from two or more races. 26.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 1,131 households out of which 42.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.4% are married couples living together, 11.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 19.8% are non-families. 15.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.05 and the average family size is 3.41.
In the CDP the population is spread out with 29.7% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP is $41,399, and the median income for a family is $46,538. Males have a median income of $38,598 versus $28,929 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $15,278. 16.1% of the population and 11.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.3% of those under the age of 18 and 3.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
In the state legislature Denair is located in the 14th Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cogdill, and in the 26th Assembly District, represented by Republican Bill Berryhill. Federally, Denair is located in California's 19th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +10 and is represented by Republican George Radanovich.