Cleone, California

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Cleone
census-designated place
Along State Highway 1 in Cleone
Along State Highway 1 in Cleone
Cleone is located in California
Cleone
Cleone
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°29′24″N 123°47′08″W / 39.49000°N 123.78556°W / 39.49000; -123.78556Coordinates: 39°29′24″N 123°47′08″W / 39.49000°N 123.78556°W / 39.49000; -123.78556
Country  United States
State  California
County Mendocino
Area[1]
 • Total 1.617 sq mi (4.189 km2)
 • Land 1.593 sq mi (4.126 km2)
 • Water 0.024 sq mi (0.063 km2)  1.50%
Elevation[2] 79 ft (24 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 618
 • Density 380/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 707
GNIS feature IDs 1655905; 2628718
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cleone, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cleone, California

Cleone (formerly, Kanuck)[3] is a census-designated place[4] in Mendocino County, California.[2] It is located 3.25 miles (5.2 km) north-northeast of Fort Bragg[3] on California State Highway 1, at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m).[2] It most likely takes its name from Kelio, a division or village of the Pomo people.[5] The population was 618 at the 2010 census.

The Kanuck post office opened in 1883, changed its name to Cleone in 1883, and closed in 1908.[3] Wood products were shipped from a wharf at the place.[3]

The main entrance to MacKerricher State Park is in Cleone.

Cleone grocery store

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.6 square miles (14.2 km²), 98.50% of it land, and 1.50% of it water.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[6] reported that Cleone had a population of 618. The population density was 382.1 people per square mile (147.5/km²). The racial makeup of Cleone was 518 (83.8%) White, 1 (0.2%) African American, 3 (0.5%) Native American, 3 (0.5%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 79 (12.8%) from other races, and 14 (2.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 124 persons (20.1%).

The Census reported that 618 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 285 households, out of which 66 (23.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 126 (44.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 30 (10.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 15 (5.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 19 (6.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 103 households (36.1%) were made up of individuals and 40 (14.0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17. There were 171 families (60.0% of all households); the average family size was 2.70.

The population was spread out with 107 people (17.3%) under the age of 18, 39 people (6.3%) aged 18 to 24, 127 people (20.6%) aged 25 to 44, 214 people (34.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 131 people (21.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.6 years. For every 100 females there were 104.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

There were 357 housing units at an average density of 220.7 per square mile (85.2/km²), of which 210 (73.7%) were owner-occupied, and 75 (26.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 11.6%. 443 people (71.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 175 people (28.3%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Cleone is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Noreen Evans,[7] and the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Democrat Wesley Chesbro.[8]

Federally, Cleone is in California's 2nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cleone, California
  3. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cleone, California
  5. ^ Kroeber, Alfred L. (1916), "California place names of Indian origin", University of California Publications in American Archaeology and Ethnology 12 (2): 31–69 .
  6. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Cleone CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  9. ^ "California's 2nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.