Norris Canyon, California
|— Census-designated place —|
|• 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)|
|• 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 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.
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.
The 2010 United States Census 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.
- U.S. Census
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Norris Canyon, California
- 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.