Mohawk Vista, California

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Mohawk Vista
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 39°46′54″N 120°34′49″W / 39.78167°N 120.58028°W / 39.78167; -120.58028Coordinates: 39°46′54″N 120°34′49″W / 39.78167°N 120.58028°W / 39.78167; -120.58028
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 11.961 sq mi (30.979 km2)
 • Land 11.961 sq mi (30.979 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 4,944 ft (1,507 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 159
 • Density 13/sq mi (5.1/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 96103
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-48448
GNIS feature ID 1853401

Mohawk Vista is a census-designated place in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 159 at the 2010 census, up from 121 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Mohawk Vista is located at 39°46′54″N 120°34′49″W / 39.78167°N 120.58028°W / 39.78167; -120.58028 (39.781650, -120.580343).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.0 square miles (31 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Mohawk Vista had a population of 159. The population density was 13.3 people per square mile (5.1/km²). The racial makeup of Mohawk Vista was 146 (91.8%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 1 (0.6%) Native American, 7 (4.4%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (0.6%) from other races, and 4 (2.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (2.5%).

The Census reported that 159 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 74 households, out of which 9 (12.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 42 (56.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2 (2.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (5.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 7 (9.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 19 households (25.7%) were made up of individuals and 10 (13.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.15. There were 48 families (64.9% of all households); the average family size was 2.48.

The population was spread out with 16 people (10.1%) under the age of 18, 9 people (5.7%) aged 18 to 24, 18 people (11.3%) aged 25 to 44, 65 people (40.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 51 people (32.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59.3 years. For every 100 females there were 96.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.3 males.

There were 102 housing units at an average density of 8.5 per square mile (3.3/km²), of which 62 (83.8%) were owner-occupied, and 12 (16.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 14.3%. 138 people (86.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 21 people (13.2%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 121 people, 55 households, and 36 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 10.2 people per square mile (3.9/km²). There were 88 housing units at an average density of 7.4 per square mile (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.35% White and 1.65% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.83% of the population.

There were 55 households out of which 18.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.5% were non-families. 32.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 16.5% from 25 to 44, 45.5% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 105.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,893, and the median income for a family was $55,833. Males had a median income of $31,750 versus $30,714 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,172. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Mohawk Vista 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 - Mohawk Vista 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.