Tobin, California

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Tobin
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 39°55′14″N 121°17′56″W / 39.92056°N 121.29889°W / 39.92056; -121.29889Coordinates: 39°55′14″N 121°17′56″W / 39.92056°N 121.29889°W / 39.92056; -121.29889
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 5.029 sq mi (13.025 km2)
 • Land 5.029 sq mi (13.025 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 2,064 ft (629 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12
 • Density 2.4/sq mi (0.92/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95980
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-78792
GNIS feature ID 1660008

Tobin is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 12 at the 2010 census, up from 11 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Tobin is located at 39°55′14″N 121°17′56″W / 39.92056°N 121.29889°W / 39.92056; -121.29889 (39.920539, -121.298918).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (13 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Tobin had a population of 12. The population density was 2.4 people per square mile (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of Tobin was 12 (100.0%) White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0 persons (0.0%).

The Census reported that 12 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 0 (0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 3 (37.5%) 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 1 (12.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 4 households (50.0%) 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 1.50. There were 3 families (37.5% of all households); the average family size was 2.00.

The population was spread out with 0 people (0%) under the age of 18, 1 people (8.3%) aged 18 to 24, 1 people (8.3%) aged 25 to 44, 9 people (75.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 1 people (8.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.8 years. For every 100 females there were 71.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 71.4 males.

There were 17 housing units at an average density of 3.4 per square mile (1.3/km²), of which 2 (25.0%) were owner-occupied, and 6 (75.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 12.5%. 2 people (16.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 10 people (83.3%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 11 people, 8 households, and 1 family residing in the CDP. The population density was 2.2 people per square mile (0.8/km²). There were 21 housing units at an average density of 4.2 per square mile (1.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 72.73% White, 9.09% from other races, and 18.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 27.27% of the population.

There were 8 households, of which 12.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 12.5% were married couples living together, and 87.5% were non-families. 87.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.38 and the average family size was 4.00.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.2% under the age of 18, 18.2% from 25 to 44, 45.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 266.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 350.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $11,250, and the median income for a family was $11,250. Males had a median income of $ versus $ for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $2,584, one of the lowest of all statistically measured locations in the United States (although the small sample size means this status must be taken cautiously). Below the poverty line were 100.0% of people, 100.0% of families, 100.0% of those under 18 and 100.0% 65 or over.

Media[edit]

The primary local news source is the Feather River Bulletin, a newspaper published every Wednesday.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Tobin 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 - Tobin 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.