As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 4,989 people, 2,180 households, and 1,473 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 82.6/km² (213.9/mi²). There were 2,664 housing units at an average density of 44.1/km² (114.2/mi²).
There were 2,180 households out of which 20.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.69.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 29.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $28,180, and the median income for a family was $33,404. Males had a median income of $26,972 versus $22,348 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $14,793. About 10.7% of families and 15.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.