Mesa, California

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Mesa
census-designated place
Location in Inyo County and the state of California
Location in Inyo County and the state of California
Coordinates: 37°25′18″N 118°32′39″W / 37.42167°N 118.54417°W / 37.42167; -118.54417Coordinates: 37°25′18″N 118°32′39″W / 37.42167°N 118.54417°W / 37.42167; -118.54417[1]
Country  United States
State  California
County Inyo
Area[2]
 • Total 3.656 sq mi (9.467 km2)
 • Land 3.503 sq mi (9.072 km2)
 • Water 0.153 sq mi (0.395 km2)  4.17%
Elevation[3] 4,626 ft (1,410 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 251
 • Density 69/sq mi (27/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93514
Area code(s) 760
FIPS code 06-47013

Mesa is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. The population was 251 at the 2010 census, up from 214 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.6 km2), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.1 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (4.17%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Mesa had a population of 251. The population density was 68.7 people per square mile (26.5/km²). The racial makeup of Mesa was 220 (87.6%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 10 (4.0%) Native American, 3 (1.2%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 14 (5.6%) from other races, and 4 (1.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26 persons (10.4%).

The Census reported that 251 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 104 households, out of which 21 (20.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 75 (72.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2 (1.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 5 (4.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 5 (4.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (1.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 14 households (13.5%) were made up of individuals and 6 (5.8%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41. There were 82 families (78.8% of all households); the average family size was 2.62.

The population was spread out with 33 people (13.1%) under the age of 18, 22 people (8.8%) aged 18 to 24, 39 people (15.5%) aged 25 to 44, 117 people (46.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 40 people (15.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.0 years. For every 100 females there were 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

There were 124 housing units at an average density of 33.9 per square mile (13.1/km²), of which 78 (75.0%) were owner-occupied, and 26 (25.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 184 people (73.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 67 people (26.7%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 214 people, 85 households, and 64 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 59.9 people per square mile (23.1/km²). There were 91 housing units at an average density of 25.5 per square mile (9.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.25% White, 0.47% Black or African American, 2.80% Native American, 1.87% Asian, 0.47% Pacific Islander, 0.93% from other races, and 4.21% from two or more races. 7.01% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 85 households out of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.4% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.7% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 41.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 105.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $74,375, and the median income for a family was $76,543. Males had a median income of $51,250 versus $25,357 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,376. About 2.6% of families and 2.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 6.5% of those sixty five or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Mesa is in the 8th Senate District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill,[6] and the 26th Assembly District, represented by Republican Devon Mathis.[7]

Federally, Mesa is in California's 8th congressional district, represented by Republican Paul Cook.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census Gazetteer File - Places - California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 10, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Mesa Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Mesa CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved April 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ "California's 8th Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved April 11, 2013.