Antelope is an unincorporated area of Sacramento County, California, United States located approximately 15 miles (24 km) northeast of downtown Sacramento and 5 miles (8 km) southwest of Roseville.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 6.4 square miles (16.7 km²). 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 western point of Antelope's northern border is located at .
- The eastern point of Antelope's northern border is located at .
The eastern border follows the Union Pacific Roseville Railyard. It begins at the border between Sacramento and Placer counties, an extends south to Antelope Rd.
- The northern point of Antelope's eastern border is located at .
- The southern point of Antelope's eastern border is located at .
The southern border begins at the point of intersection between Antelope Rd and the Roseville Railyard. It continues westward until it reaches 28th. St.
- The eastern point of the southern border begins at .
- The western point of the southern border is at .
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 southern point of the southern-most half starts at .
- The northern point of the southern-most half starts at .
- The southern point of the northern half is at .
- The northern point of Antelope's west border is .
The United States does not define a census-designated place
called Antelope, but it does 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/km²). There were 12,016 housing units at an average density of 1,877.5/sq mi (719.5/km²). 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.
In the state legislature
Antelope is located in the 6th Senate
District, represented by Democrat Darrell Steinberg
, and in the 4th Assembly
District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines
. Federally, Antelope is located in California's California's 3rd congressional district
, which has a Cook PVI
of R +7 and is represented by Republican Dan Lungren
Parks in Antelope are under the jurisdiction of the Sunrise Parks and Recreation District
Tetotom Park is located on the corner of Don Julio Blvd and North Loop Dr in Antelope. It consists of a plastic playground, 2 tennis
courts, a volleyball court, a multipurpose field, and a baseball
diamond. It also contains four barbecues
and every year is the host of a fireworks festival on the 2nd, 3rd and/or 4th of July, with bands playing too.
Pokelma Park is located on Quiet Knolls Drive off of Elverta (behind WinCo Foods). It consits of a plastic playground, 2 tennis courts, a basketball court, and a baseball diamond.
Lone Oak Park
Lone Oak Park is at Elverta and Gray Mare Way, located directly next to Center High School
, with a gate for students to enter from the park. It consists of a plastic playground, a baseball field, a soccer field, with many benches and trees to sit under.
Blue Oak Park
Blue Oak Park is located at Big Cloud and Heathston Ct, behind Bel-Air Market (Big Cloud leads to a dead end at Old Walerga, which is blocked by a fence from both the park and Big Cloud). It consists of multiple plastic playground and a big, grassy field. There are no restrooms.
Antelope Greens Park
This park is located at Meadow Hawk and Tourmaline Way, which is in a neighbor hood in between Center High School and McClellan High School
off Watt Ave. It is almost hidden to the public, on a dirt section, behind some houses and the offskirts of a golf course (which is blocked by a huge fence). You cannot actually see the park from the streets, just the dirt road and a big gate, which is closed and locked at night. The park contains one small basketball court and a plastic playground. It is located directly next to Dry Creek
, and on the other side of the creek lies Gibson Ranch
. This park is not operated by Sunrise Parks and Recreation District
Antelope Community Park
Antelope Community Park is mainly known as The Playground of Dreams, which is the name listed on a painted wall in front of the park. It is located at 8012 Palmerson Drive, directly next to the local fire station. The park consists a wooden playground (which has been replaced with plastic and metal) that is shaped like a fortress. It contains a huge dirt field with a walking area and many benches and the park is 34 acres total.
This park is finished and a great place to take your children.
Antelope Station Park
Antelope Station Park is a park for the youngest children. Contains one small playset, a garden and some benches. It is located at 6306 Outlook Drive.
Almond Grove is located at 7691 Eagle Point Way. It's just a 4.5 acre field with no playsets.
Firestone park is a 7.5 acre park located at 5415 Poker Lane. It consists of a baseball diamond, 2 basketball courts, a multipurpose field, a soccer field, benches, bike racks, BBQ and covered picnic tables. The park consists of no children playsets.
Roseview Park is a 7 acre park located at 5848 Ridgepoint Drive. It consists if one play area, a BBQ, a garden area, a baseball diamond and a basketball court
The following a list of the schools serving Antelope:
Center Unified School District
Elementary Schools (K-5)
- Oak Hill Elementary School: Home of the Otters (has pre-school, too)
- Dudley Elementary School: Home of the Dragons
- North Country Elementary School: Home of the Timberwolves
- Spinelli Elementary School: Home of the Tigers (includes adult school too)
Junior High Schools
- Wilson C. Riles Middle School
- Center High School: Home of the Cougars
- McClellan Continuation High School: Home of the Eagles
- Antelope View Charter School (located at the old Center Junior High School)
- Global Youth Charter School
Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District
Elementary Schools (K-5)
- Antelope Meadows Elementary: Home of the Wildcats
- Barrett Ranch Elementary: Home of the Broncos
- Olive Grove Elementary: Home of the Eagles
Junior High Schools (6-8)
- Antelope Crossing Middle School: Home of the Cougars
Roseville Joint Union High School District
- Oakmont High School: Home of the Vikings
- Antelope High School: Home of the Titans
Utilities serving Antelope