Stonyford, California

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Stonyford
census-designated place
Stonyford is located in California
Stonyford
Stonyford
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°22′31″N 122°32′39″W / 39.37528°N 122.54417°W / 39.37528; -122.54417Coordinates: 39°22′31″N 122°32′39″W / 39.37528°N 122.54417°W / 39.37528; -122.54417
Country  United States
State  California
County Colusa County
Area[1]
 • Total 2.897 sq mi (7.504 km2)
 • Land 2.897 sq mi (7.504 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 1,184 ft (361 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 149
 • Density 51/sq mi (20/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code 95979
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature IDs 1659881, 2583153

Stonyford (formerly, Stony Ford) is a census-designated place[3] in Colusa County, California. It lies at an elevation of 1184 feet (361 m). Its zip code is 95979 and its area code is 530. Stonyford's population was 149 at the 2010 census.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Stonyford had a population of 149. The population density was 51.4 people per square mile (19.9/km²). The racial makeup of Stonyford was 127 (85.2%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 4 (2.7%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 1 (0.7%) Pacific Islander, 12 (8.1%) from other races, and 5 (3.4%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22 persons (14.8%).

The Census reported that 149 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 69 households, out of which 15 (21.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 33 (47.8%) were heterosexual married couples living together, 10 (14.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (5.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 4 (5.8%) unmarried heterosexual partnerships, and 1 (1.4%) homosexual married couples or partnerships. 17 households (24.6%) were made up of individuals and 5 (7.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16. There were 47 families (68.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.51.

The population was spread out with 25 people (16.8%) under the age of 18, 8 people (5.4%) aged 18 to 24, 22 people (14.8%) aged 25 to 44, 62 people (41.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 32 people (21.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50.4 years. For every 100 females there were 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

There were 90 housing units at an average density of 31.1 per square mile (12.0/km²), of which 47 (68.1%) were owner-occupied, and 22 (31.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.3%. 97 people (65.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 52 people (34.9%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Stonyford is in the 4th Senate District, represented by Republican Jim Nielsen,[5] and the 3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Dan Logue.[6] Federally, Stonyford is in California's 3rd congressional district, represented by Democrat John Garamendi.[7]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Stonyford has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "Stonyford". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stonyford, California
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Stonyford CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  7. ^ "California's 3rd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013. 
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Stonyford, California