Indianola, Humboldt County, California

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Indianola
census-designated place
former Midway Drive-In, Indianola
former Midway Drive-In, Indianola
Indianola is located in California
Indianola
Indianola
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°48′45″N 124°04′59″W / 40.81250°N 124.08306°W / 40.81250; -124.08306Coordinates: 40°48′45″N 124°04′59″W / 40.81250°N 124.08306°W / 40.81250; -124.08306
Country  United States
State  California
County Humboldt County
Area[1]
 • Total 1.416 sq mi (3.668 km2)
 • Land 1.416 sq mi (3.668 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 46 ft (14 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 823
 • Density 580/sq mi (220/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code 95503
Area code(s) 707
GNIS feature IDs 1658821; 2628741
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Indianola, Humboldt County, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Indianola, Humboldt County, California

Indianola is a census-designated place[3] in Humboldt County, California.[2] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) south of Arcata,[4] at an elevation of 46 feet (14 m).[2] The place appears on the USGS Arcata South map. Addresses in this neighborhood are part of unincorporated Eureka, California, located entirely within the 95503 zipcode. The population was 823 at the 2010 census.

A post office operated at Indianola from 1900 to 1915.[4]

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Indianola had a population of 823. The population density was 581.0 people per square mile (224.3/km²). The racial makeup of Indianola was 713 (86.6%) White, 2 (0.2%) African American, 42 (5.1%) Native American, 11 (1.3%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 12 (1.5%) from other races, and 42 (5.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 44 persons (5.3%).

The Census reported that 823 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 356 households, out of which 91 (25.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 160 (44.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 46 (12.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 18 (5.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 39 (11.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 96 households (27.0%) were made up of individuals and 24 (6.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31. There were 224 families (62.9% of all households); the average family size was 2.73.

The population was spread out with 157 people (19.1%) under the age of 18, 63 people (7.7%) aged 18 to 24, 200 people (24.3%) aged 25 to 44, 284 people (34.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 119 people (14.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.9 years. For every 100 females there were 96.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

There were 378 housing units at an average density of 266.8 per square mile (103.0/km²), of which 269 (75.6%) were owner-occupied, and 87 (24.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.2%. 673 people (81.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 150 people (18.2%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Benbow is in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Noreen Evans,[6] and the 2nd Assembly District, represented by Democrat Wesley Chesbro.[7]

Federally, Benbow is in California's 2nd congressional district, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Indianola, Humboldt County, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Indianola, Humboldt County, California
  4. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 83. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Indianola CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  8. ^ "California's 2nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.