Pollock Pines is a census-designated place (CDP) in El Dorado County, California, United States. It is part of the Sacramento–Arden-Arcade–Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 4,728 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.8 square miles (15.1 km²), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,728 people, 1,916 households, and 1,320 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 811.5 people per square mile (313.1/km²). There were 2,206 housing units at an average density of 378.6/sq mi (146.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.51% White, 0.02% Black or African American, 1.18% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.30% Pacific Islander, 1.42% from other races, and 2.88% from two or more races. 5.25% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,916 households out of which 30.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 25.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.1% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 26.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,294, and the median income for a family was $46,627. Males had a median income of $40,053 versus $28,906 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,219. About 5.1% of families and 9.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Pollock Pines is located in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cox, and in the 4th Assembly District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines. Federally, Pollock Pines is located in California's 4th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +11 and is represented by Republican Tom McClintock.