Humboldt Hill, California

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Humboldt Hill
census-designated place
Location in Humboldt County and the state of California
Location in Humboldt County and the state of California
Coordinates: 40°43′33″N 124°11′23″W / 40.72583°N 124.18972°W / 40.72583; -124.18972Coordinates: 40°43′33″N 124°11′23″W / 40.72583°N 124.18972°W / 40.72583; -124.18972
Country  United States
State  California
County Humboldt
Area[1]
 • Total 4.168 sq mi (10.795 km2)
 • Land 4.153 sq mi (10.756 km2)
 • Water 0.015 sq mi (0.039 km2)  0.36%
Elevation 194 ft (59 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,414
 • Density 820/sq mi (320/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95503
Area code(s) 707
FIPS code 06-34928
GNIS feature ID 1867030
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Humboldt Hill, California

Humboldt Hill is a census-designated place (CDP) in Humboldt County, California, United States. Humboldt Hill lies at an elevation of 194 feet (59 m).[2] The population was 3,414 at the 2010 census, up from 3,246 at the 2000 census. The area is in the 95503 zip code and part of unincorporated Eureka.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2), over 99% of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Humboldt Hill had a population of 3,414. The population density was 819.1 people per square mile (316.3/km²). The racial makeup of Humboldt Hill was 2,853 (83.6%) White, 41 (1.2%) African American, 119 (3.5%) Native American, 102 (3.0%) Asian, 2 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 129 (3.8%) from other races, and 168 (4.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 298 persons (8.7%).

The Census reported that 3,187 people (93.4% of the population) lived in households, 145 (4.2%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 82 (2.4%) were institutionalized.

There were 1,325 households, out of which 360 (27.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 653 (49.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 143 (10.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 66 (5.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 112 (8.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 17 (1.3%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 326 households (24.6%) were made up of individuals and 151 (11.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41. There were 862 families (65.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.87.

The population was spread out with 646 people (18.9%) under the age of 18, 374 people (11.0%) aged 18 to 24, 773 people (22.6%) aged 25 to 44, 1,024 people (30.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 597 people (17.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.2 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.1 males.

There were 1,396 housing units at an average density of 334.9 per square mile (129.3/km²), of which 1,016 (76.7%) were owner-occupied, and 309 (23.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.4%. 2,434 people (71.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 753 people (22.1%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 3,246 people, 1,209 households, and 851 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 778.3 people per square mile (300.5/km²). There were 1,269 housing units at an average density of 304.3 per square mile (117.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.68% White, 0.89% Black or African American, 3.27% Native American, 1.85% Asian, 0.31% Pacific Islander, 2.00% from other races, and 4.00% from two or more races. 6.07% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,209 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.6% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 97.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,121, and the median income for a family was $42,826. Males had a median income of $35,500 versus $28,304 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $16,222. About 7.5% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.8% of those under age 18 and 4.2% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Humboldt Hill is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Noreen Evans,[5] and the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Democrat Wesley Chesbro.[6]

Federally, Humboldt Hill is in California's 2nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Humboldt Hill, California
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
  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 2nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 

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