Paxton, California

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Paxton
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 40°2′12″N 120°59′45″W / 40.03667°N 120.99583°W / 40.03667; -120.99583Coordinates: 40°2′12″N 120°59′45″W / 40.03667°N 120.99583°W / 40.03667; -120.99583
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 0.334 sq mi (0.864 km2)
 • Land 0.334 sq mi (0.864 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 2,969 ft (905 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14
 • Density 42/sq mi (16/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95971
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-56182
GNIS feature ID 1656210

Paxton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 14 at the 2010 census, down from 21 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Paxton is located at 40°2′12″N 120°59′45″W / 40.03667°N 120.99583°W / 40.03667; -120.99583 (40.036559, -120.995701).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Paxton had a population of 14. The population density was 42.0 people per square mile (16.2/km²). The racial makeup of Paxton was 14 (100.0%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 0 (0.0%) from other races, and 0 (0.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (28.6%).

The Census reported that 14 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 8 households, out of which 1 (12.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2 (25.0%) 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 0 (0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 6 households (75.0%) were made up of individuals and 1 (12.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75. There were 2 families (25.0% of all households); the average family size was 3.50.

The population was spread out with 3 people (21.4%) under the age of 18, 1 people (7.1%) aged 18 to 24, 3 people (21.4%) aged 25 to 44, 6 people (42.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 1 people (7.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.5 years. For every 100 females there were 250.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 266.7 males.

There were 14 housing units at an average density of 42.0 per square mile (16.2/km²), of which 1 (12.5%) were owner-occupied, and 7 (87.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 30.0%. 6 people (42.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 8 people (57.1%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 21 people, 9 households, and 5 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 60.1 people per square mile (23.2/km²). There were 13 housing units at an average density of 37.2 per square mile (14.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.24% White and 4.76% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.52% of the population.

There were 9 households out of which 44.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.4% were non-families. 44.4% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 3.40.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 38.1% under the age of 18, 38.1% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, . The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 160.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $56,250, and the median income for a family was $56,250. Males had a median income of $43,750 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,621. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Paxton 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 - Paxton 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.