Gazelle, California

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Gazelle
census-designated place
Location in Siskiyou County and the state of California
Location in Siskiyou County and the state of California
Coordinates: 41°31′18″N 122°31′15″W / 41.52167°N 122.52083°W / 41.52167; -122.52083Coordinates: 41°31′18″N 122°31′15″W / 41.52167°N 122.52083°W / 41.52167; -122.52083
Country  United States
State  California
County Siskiyou
Area[1]
 • Total 0.581 sq mi (1.505 km2)
 • Land 0.580 sq mi (1.503 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.002 km2)  0.12%
Elevation 2,769 ft (844 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 70
 • Density 120/sq mi (47/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 96034
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-29252
GNIS feature ID 1656042

Gazelle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Siskiyou County, California, United States. The population was 70 at the 2010 census, down from 136 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Gazelle is located at 41°31′18″N 122°31′15″W / 41.52167°N 122.52083°W / 41.52167; -122.52083 (41.521538, -122.520718).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), 99.88% of it land and 0.12% of it water.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Gazelle had a population of 70. The population density was 120.5 people per square mile (46.5/km²). The racial makeup of Gazelle was 65 (92.9%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 4 (5.7%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (1.4%) from other races, and 0 (0.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5 persons (7.1%).

The Census reported that 70 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 37 households, out of which 4 (10.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 15 (40.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1 (2.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (10.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1 (2.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 15 households (40.5%) were made up of individuals and 7 (18.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89. There were 20 families (54.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.45.

The population was spread out with 8 people (11.4%) under the age of 18, 5 people (7.1%) aged 18 to 24, 11 people (15.7%) aged 25 to 44, 28 people (40.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 18 people (25.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53.7 years. For every 100 females there were 112.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.8 males.

There were 49 housing units at an average density of 84.3 per square mile (32.6/km²), of which 27 (73.0%) were owner-occupied, and 10 (27.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 35.3%. 44 people (62.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 26 people (37.1%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 136 people, 57 households, and 38 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 226.1 people per square mile (87.5/km²). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 111.4 per square mile (43.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.97% White, 3.68% Native American, 1.47% from other races, and 5.88% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.21% of the population.

There were 57 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.6% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $31,042. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $12,194. There were 28.2% of families and 28.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 28.1% of under eighteens and 12.0% of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Gazelle is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[5] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[6]

Federally, Gazelle is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Gazelle CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  7. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.