|Tehama County and the state of California|
|• Total||44.476 sq mi (115.192 km2)|
|• Land||44.365 sq mi (114.905 km2)|
|• Water||0.111 sq mi (0.287 km2) 0.25%|
|Elevation||4,918 ft (1,499 m)|
|• Density||2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|ZIP codes||96061, 96063|
|GNIS feature ID||1659139|
Mineral is located at .(40.355686, -121.567333)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 44.5 square miles (115 km2), of which, 44.4 square miles (115 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.25%) is water.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Mineral had a population of 123. The population density was 2.8 people per square mile (1.1/km²). The racial makeup of Mineral was 115 (93.5%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 1 (0.8%) Native American, 1 (0.8%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (0.8%) from other races, and 5 (4.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (3.3%).
The Census reported that 123 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 64 households, out of which 11 (17.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 36 (56.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 0 (0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 0 (0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 3 (4.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 24 households (37.5%) were made up of individuals and 6 (9.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92. There were 36 families (56.3% of all households); the average family size was 2.53.
The population was spread out with 19 people (15.4%) under the age of 18, 2 people (1.6%) aged 18 to 24, 21 people (17.1%) aged 25 to 44, 53 people (43.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 28 people (22.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.8 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.9 males.
There were 466 housing units at an average density of 10.5 per square mile (4.0/km²), of which 40 (62.5%) were owner-occupied, and 24 (37.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.0%. 73 people (59.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 50 people (40.7%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 143 people, 67 households, and 42 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3.2 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 450 housing units at an average density of 10.1 per square mile (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.50% White, 0.70% African American and 2.80% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.69% of the population.
There were 67 households out of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.3% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.69.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.6% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 24, 25.2% from 25 to 44, 35.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 107.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,107, and the median income for a family was $42,813. Males had a median income of $40,938 versus $27,083 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,865. There were 10.4% of families and 12.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including 3.8% of under eighteens and 27.8% of those over 64.
- U.S. Census
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- 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.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.