Valley Ranch, California

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Valley Ranch
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 39°44′18″N 120°34′4″W / 39.73833°N 120.56778°W / 39.73833; -120.56778Coordinates: 39°44′18″N 120°34′4″W / 39.73833°N 120.56778°W / 39.73833; -120.56778
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 1.137 sq mi (2.945 km2)
 • Land 1.137 sq mi (2.945 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 4,436 ft (1,352 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 109
 • Density 96/sq mi (37/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 96106
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-81869
GNIS feature ID 1853419

Valley Ranch is a census-designated place in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 109 at the 2010 census, up from 92 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Valley Ranch is located at 39°44′18″N 120°34′4″W / 39.73833°N 120.56778°W / 39.73833; -120.56778 (39.738392, -120.567839).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Valley Ranch had a population of 109. The population density was 95.8 people per square mile (37.0/km²). The racial makeup of Valley Ranch was 107 (98.2%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (0.9%) from other races, and 1 (0.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2 persons (1.8%).

The Census reported that 109 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 58 households, out of which 5 (8.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 39 (67.2%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 2 (3.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 2 (3.4%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1 (1.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (3.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 11 households (19.0%) were made up of individuals and 4 (6.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.88. There were 43 families (74.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.09.

The population was spread out with 5 people (4.6%) under the age of 18, 0 people (0%) aged 18 to 24, 6 people (5.5%) aged 25 to 44, 49 people (45.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 49 people (45.0%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 63.8 years. For every 100 females there were 101.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.6 males.

There were 82 housing units at an average density of 72.1 per square mile (27.8/km²), of which 54 (93.1%) were owner-occupied, and 4 (6.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 33.3%. 104 people (95.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 5 people (4.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 92 people, 42 households, and 39 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 54.6 people per square mile (21.0/km²). There were 52 housing units at an average density of 30.9 per square mile (11.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.17% of the population.

There were 42 households out of which 11.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 88.1% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 4.8% were non-families. 4.8% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.20.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 7.6% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 8.7% from 25 to 44, 52.2% from 45 to 64, and 26.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 114.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $82,736, and the median income for a family was $82,736. Males had a median income of $61,250 versus $17,679 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $32,505. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Media[edit]

The primary local news source is the Portola Reporter, a newspaper published every Wednesday.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Valley Ranch 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 - Valley Ranch 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.