Twain, California

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For the nearby place formerly with this name, see Hot Springs, Plumas County, California.
Twain
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 40°1′5″N 121°2′56″W / 40.01806°N 121.04889°W / 40.01806; -121.04889Coordinates: 40°1′5″N 121°2′56″W / 40.01806°N 121.04889°W / 40.01806; -121.04889
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 7.191 sq mi (18.625 km2)
 • Land 7.191 sq mi (18.625 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 2,858 ft (871 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 82
 • Density 11/sq mi (4.4/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95984
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-80952
GNIS feature ID 0224823

Twain is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 82, down from 87 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Twain is located at 40°1′5″N 121°2′56″W / 40.01806°N 121.04889°W / 40.01806; -121.04889 (40.018101, -121.048898).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.2 square miles (19 km2), all of it land.

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

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Twain had a population of 82. The population density was 11.4 people per square mile (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of Twain was 75 (91.5%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 2 (2.4%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 2 (2.4%) from other races, and 3 (3.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14 persons (17.1%).

The Census reported that 82 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 40 households, out of which 6 (15.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 18 (45.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 4 (10.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 3 (7.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 4 (10.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 11 households (27.5%) were made up of individuals and 3 (7.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05. There were 25 families (62.5% of all households); the average family size was 2.44.

The population was spread out with 10 people (12.2%) under the age of 18, 5 people (6.1%) aged 18 to 24, 6 people (7.3%) aged 25 to 44, 44 people (53.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 17 people (20.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55.3 years. For every 100 females there were 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

There were 57 housing units at an average density of 7.9 per square mile (3.1/km²), of which 23 (57.5%) were owner-occupied, and 17 (42.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 43 people (52.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 39 people (47.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 87 people, 42 households, and 24 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 11.7 people per square mile (4.5/km²). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.55% White, 1.15% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.30% of the population.

There were 42 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.36.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 11.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 40.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $16,071, and the median income for a family was $10,313. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,472. There were 70.6% of families and 72.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Twain is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[6] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[7]

Federally, Twain is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[8]

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 Twain, California
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Twain CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  8. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.