Norris Canyon, California

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Norris Canyon
Census-designated place
Norris Canyon is located in California
Norris Canyon
Norris Canyon
Position in California.
Coordinates: 37°44′46″N 121°59′20″W / 37.74611°N 121.98889°W / 37.74611; -121.98889Coordinates: 37°44′46″N 121°59′20″W / 37.74611°N 121.98889°W / 37.74611; -121.98889
Country  United States
State  California
County Contra Costa
Area[1]
 • Total 3.536 sq mi (9.158 km2)
 • Land 3.536 sq mi (9.158 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 1,063 ft (324 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 957
 • Density 270/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583094
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norris Canyon, California

Norris Canyon is a census-designated place[2] in Contra Costa County, California. Norris Canyon sits at an elevation of 1063 feet (324 m). The 2010 United States census reported Norris Canyon's population was 957.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.536 square miles (9.158 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Norris Canyon had a population of 957. The population density was 270.6 people per square mile (104.5/km²). The racial makeup of Norris Canyon was 476 (49.7%) White, 41 (4.3%) African American, 1 (0.1%) Native American, 372 (38.9%) Asian, 1 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 28 (2.9%) from other races, and 38 (4.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 42 persons (4.4%).

The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.

There were 248 households, out of which 165 (66.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 221 (89.1%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 12 (4.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 8 (3.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 4 (1.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (1.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 5 households (2.0%) were made up of individuals and 0 (0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.86. There were 241 families (97.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.87.

The population was spread out with 337 people (35.2%) under the age of 18, 65 people (6.8%) aged 18 to 24, 219 people (22.9%) aged 25 to 44, 301 people (31.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 35 people (3.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.4 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.5 males.

There were 277 housing units at an average density of 78.3 per square mile (30.2/km²), of which 241 (97.2%) were owner-occupied, and 7 (2.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 937 people (97.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 20 people (2.1%) lived in rental housing units.

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