McArthur, California

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McArthur
census-designated place
Location in Shasta County and the state of California
Location in Shasta County and the state of California
Coordinates: 41°3′2″N 121°23′59″W / 41.05056°N 121.39972°W / 41.05056; -121.39972Coordinates: 41°3′2″N 121°23′59″W / 41.05056°N 121.39972°W / 41.05056; -121.39972
Country  United States
State  California
County Shasta
Area[1]
 • Total 1.016 sq mi (2.631 km2)
 • Land 1.001 sq mi (2.593 km2)
 • Water 0.015 sq mi (0.038 km2)  1.44%
Elevation 3,195 ft (1,009 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 338
 • Density 330/sq mi (130/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 96056
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-44700
GNIS feature ID 0263294

McArthur is a census-designated place (CDP) in Shasta County, California, United States. The population was 338 at the 2010 census, down from 365 at the 2000 census. McArthur is a small ranching community, located 4 mi east of Fall River Mills.

Government[edit]

Community and Municipal services in McArthur are provided through the Town of Fall River Mills and the county of Shasta.[2]

Geography[edit]

McArthur is located at 41°3′2″N 121°23′59″W / 41.05056°N 121.39972°W / 41.05056; -121.39972 (41.050534, -121.399816)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), 98.56% of it land and 1.44% of it water.

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, McArthur has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[4]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that McArthur had a population of 338. The population density was 332.7 people per square mile (128.5/km²). The racial makeup of McArthur was 217 (64.2%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 15 (4.4%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 98 (29.0%) from other races, and 8 (2.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 119 persons (35.2%).

The Census reported that 338 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 127 households, out of which 49 (38.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 72 (56.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 17 (13.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (3.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 9 (7.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 24 households (18.9%) were made up of individuals and 15 (11.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66. There were 93 families (73.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.04.

The population was spread out with 91 people (26.9%) under the age of 18, 24 people (7.1%) aged 18 to 24, 78 people (23.1%) aged 25 to 44, 89 people (26.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 56 people (16.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39.6 years. For every 100 females there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.6 males.

There were 143 housing units at an average density of 140.8 per square mile (54.3/km²), of which 95 (74.8%) were owner-occupied, and 32 (25.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.9%. 244 people (72.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 94 people (27.8%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 365 people, 150 households, and 100 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 361.5 people per square mile (139.5/km²). There were 168 housing units at an average density of 166.4 per square mile (64.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 71.78% White, 5.21% Native American, 20.27% from other races, and 2.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 24.93% of the population.

There were 150 households out of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 112.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $16,116, and the median income for a family was $23,125. Males had a median income of $27,188 versus $19,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,813. About 36.3% of families and 36.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.1% of those under age 18 and 36.0% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature McArthur is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[7] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[8]

Federally, McArthur is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ Town of Fall River Mills C.S.D, Fall River Valley Chamber Of Commerce, April, 2010
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ Climate Summary for McArthur, California
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  9. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.