Location in Humboldt County and the state of California
|• Total||7.500 sq mi (19.424 km2)|
|• Land||7.500 sq mi (19.424 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||364 ft (111 m)|
|• Density||160/sq mi (64/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||1658804|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hydesville, California|
Hydesville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Humboldt County, California, United States. Hydesville is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) southeast of Fortuna, at an elevation of 364 feet (111 m). The population was 1,237 at the 2010 census, up from 1,209 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19 km2), all of it land.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Hydesville had a population of 1,237. The population density was 164.9 people per square mile (63.7/km²). The racial makeup of Hydesville was 1,108 (89.6%) White, 4 (0.3%) African American, 33 (2.7%) Native American, 6 (0.5%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 30 (2.4%) from other races, and 56 (4.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 71 persons (5.7%).
The Census reported that 1,235 people (99.8% of the population) lived in households, 1 (0.1%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 1 (0.1%) were institutionalized.
There were 485 households, out of which 136 (28.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 282 (58.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 41 (8.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 34 (7.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 32 (6.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 9 (1.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 102 households (21.0%) were made up of individuals and 40 (8.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55. There were 357 families (73.6% of all households); the average family size was 2.91.
The population was spread out with 262 people (21.2%) under the age of 18, 88 people (7.1%) aged 18 to 24, 250 people (20.2%) aged 25 to 44, 449 people (36.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 188 people (15.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.2 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.7 males.
There were 514 housing units at an average density of 68.5 per square mile (26.5/km²), of which 364 (75.1%) were owner-occupied, and 121 (24.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.2%. 948 people (76.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 287 people (23.2%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,209 people, 457 households, and 345 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 163.7 people per square mile (63.2/km²). There were 489 housing units at an average density of 66.2 per square mile (25.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 91.73% White, 3.72% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 1.41% from other races, and 2.89% from two or more races. 4.80% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 457 households out of which 31.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.3% were non-families. 17.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 2.97.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 30.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 99.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,411, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $38,375 versus $21,471 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,629. About 8.5% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.0% of those under age 18 and 1.9% of those age 65 or over.
In 1879, there was a professional minor league baseball team in Hydesville, in the short-lived Humboldt County League.
- U.S. Census
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 82. ISBN 9781884995149.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hydesville, California
- 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.
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