Plumas Eureka, California

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Plumas Eureka
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 39°47′23″N 120°39′6″W / 39.78972°N 120.65167°W / 39.78972; -120.65167Coordinates: 39°47′23″N 120°39′6″W / 39.78972°N 120.65167°W / 39.78972; -120.65167
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 3.980 sq mi (10.309 km2)
 • Land 3.980 sq mi (10.309 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 6,014 ft (1,833 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 339
 • Density 85/sq mi (33/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 96103
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-57828
GNIS feature ID 1701394

Plumas Eureka is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 320 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Plumas Eureka is located at 39°47′23″N 120°39′6″W / 39.78972°N 120.65167°W / 39.78972; -120.65167 (39.789608, -120.651553).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.3 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Plumas Eureka had a population of 339. The population density was 85.2 people per square mile (32.9/km²). The racial makeup of Plumas Eureka was 326 (96.2%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 1 (0.3%) Native American, 3 (0.9%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 3 (0.9%) from other races, and 6 (1.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17 persons (5.0%).

The Census reported that 339 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 167 households, out of which 19 (11.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 105 (62.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 7 (4.2%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1 (0.6%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 11 (6.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 42 households (25.1%) were made up of individuals and 26 (15.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.03. There were 113 families (67.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.38.

The population was spread out with 34 people (10.0%) under the age of 18, 13 people (3.8%) aged 18 to 24, 43 people (12.7%) aged 25 to 44, 140 people (41.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 109 people (32.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59.0 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.7 males.

There were 523 housing units at an average density of 131.4 per square mile (50.7/km²), of which 136 (81.4%) were owner-occupied, and 31 (18.6%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 13.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 50.0%. 267 people (78.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 72 people (21.2%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 320 people, 167 households, and 110 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 81.1 people per square mile (31.4/km²). There were 445 housing units at an average density of 112.8 per square mile (43.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.06% White, 0.31% Asian, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

There were 167 households out of which 9.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.1% were married couples living together, 1.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.1% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 2.31.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 10.0% under the age of 18, 0.6% from 18 to 24, 13.1% from 25 to 44, 45.6% from 45 to 64, and 30.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $58,571, and the median income for a family was $59,643. Males had a median income of $54,286 versus $46,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $30,706. None of the families and 4.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 5.4% of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Plumas Eureka 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 - Plumas Eureka 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.