Tennant, California

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Tennant
census-designated place
Location in Siskiyou County and the state of California
Location in Siskiyou County and the state of California
Coordinates: 41°35′6″N 121°54′42″W / 41.58500°N 121.91167°W / 41.58500; -121.91167Coordinates: 41°35′6″N 121°54′42″W / 41.58500°N 121.91167°W / 41.58500; -121.91167
Country  United States
State  California
County Siskiyou
Area[1]
 • Total 0.243 sq mi (0.629 km2)
 • Land 0.243 sq mi (0.628 km2)
 • Water 0.000 sq mi (0.001 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 4,797 ft (1,462 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 41
 • Density 170/sq mi (65/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 96012
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-78176
GNIS feature ID 1659968

Tennant is a census-designated place (CDP) in Siskiyou County, California, United States. The population was 41 at the 2010 census, down from 63 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Tennant is located at 41°35′6″N 121°54′42″W / 41.58500°N 121.91167°W / 41.58500; -121.91167 (41.585003, -121.911794).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), 99.81% of it land and 0.19% of it water.

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, Tennant has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Tennant had a population of 41. The population density was 168.7 people per square mile (65.1/km²). The racial makeup of Tennant was 36 (87.8%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 2 (4.9%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (2.4%) from other races, and 2 (4.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (9.8%).

The Census reported that 41 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 27 households, out of which 1 (3.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 8 (29.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 0 (0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 2 (7.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1 (3.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 15 households (55.6%) were made up of individuals and 8 (29.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.52. There were 10 families (37.0% of all households); the average family size was 2.00.

The population was spread out with 1 people (2.4%) under the age of 18, 1 people (2.4%) aged 18 to 24, 6 people (14.6%) aged 25 to 44, 21 people (51.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 12 people (29.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59.5 years. For every 100 females there were 156.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 150.0 males.

There were 89 housing units at an average density of 366.3 per square mile (141.4/km²), of which 20 (74.1%) were owner-occupied, and 7 (25.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 31 people (75.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 10 people (24.4%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 63 people, 34 households, and 17 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 289.7 people per square mile (110.6/km²). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 441.4 per square mile (168.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.89% White, 1.59% Native American, 3.17% from other races, and 6.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11.11% of the population.

There were 34 households out of which 8.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 44.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 12.7% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 17.5% from 25 to 44, 36.5% from 45 to 64, and 30.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56 years. For every 100 females there were 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $10,750, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,929. There were 31.3% of families and 34.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 100.0% of under eighteens and 8.3% of those over 64.

100% of the population speaks English.[6]

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Tennant is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[7] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[8]

Federally, Tennant is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[9]

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. ^ Climate Summary for Tennant, California
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Tennant CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Census 2005, 01-15-09
  7. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  9. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 1, 2013.