Indian Falls, California

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Indian Falls
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 40°3′3″N 120°58′48″W / 40.05083°N 120.98000°W / 40.05083; -120.98000Coordinates: 40°3′3″N 120°58′48″W / 40.05083°N 120.98000°W / 40.05083; -120.98000
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 1.842 sq mi (4.770 km2)
 • Land 1.842 sq mi (4.770 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 3,258 ft (993 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 54
 • Density 29/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95952
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-36364
GNIS feature ID 1656088

Indian Falls is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 54 at the 2010 census, up from 37 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Indian Falls is located at 40°3′3″N 120°58′48″W / 40.05083°N 120.98000°W / 40.05083; -120.98000 (40.050816, -120.979897).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Indian Falls had a population of 54. The population density was 29.3 people per square mile (11.3/km²). The racial makeup of Indian Falls was 50 (92.6%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 1 (1.9%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (1.9%) from other races, and 2 (3.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (7.4%).

The Census reported that 54 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 24 households, out of which 7 (29.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 15 (62.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1 (4.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1 (4.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1 (4.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 6 households (25.0%) were made up of individuals and 1 (4.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25. There were 17 families (70.8% of all households); the average family size was 2.65.

The population was spread out with 12 people (22.2%) under the age of 18, 1 people (1.9%) aged 18 to 24, 13 people (24.1%) aged 25 to 44, 26 people (48.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 2 people (3.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45.3 years. For every 100 females there were 134.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 121.1 males.

There were 33 housing units at an average density of 17.9 per square mile (6.9/km²), of which 22 (91.7%) were owner-occupied, and 2 (8.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 51 people (94.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 3 people (5.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 37 people, 19 households, and 9 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 20.5 people per square mile (7.9/km²). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 13.3 per square mile (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.30% White and 2.70% Asian. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 19 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.4% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.95 and the average family size was 2.40.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 16.2% under the age of 18, 2.7% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 37.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 117.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $7,321, and the median income for a family was $18,750. Males had a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $5,936. There were no families and 31.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Indian Falls 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 - Indian Falls 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 3, 2013.