Whitehawk, California

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Whitehawk
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Coordinates: 39°43′23″N 120°32′56″W / 39.72306°N 120.54889°W / 39.72306; -120.54889Coordinates: 39°43′23″N 120°32′56″W / 39.72306°N 120.54889°W / 39.72306; -120.54889
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 2.530 sq mi (6.552 km2)
 • Land 2.530 sq mi (6.552 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 4,501 ft (1,372 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 113
 • Density 45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95758
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-85086
GNIS feature ID 1853421

Whitehawk is a census-designated place in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 113 at the 2010 census, up from 96 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Whitehawk is located at 39°43′23″N 120°32′56″W / 39.72306°N 120.54889°W / 39.72306; -120.54889 (39.723136, -120.548805).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Whitehawk had a population of 113. The population density was 44.7 people per square mile (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of Whitehawk was 107 (94.7%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 1 (0.9%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (0.9%) from other races, and 4 (3.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2 persons (1.8%).

The Census reported that 113 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 59 households, out of which 4 (6.8%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 43 (72.9%) 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 2 (3.4%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 14 households (23.7%) were made up of individuals and 7 (11.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92. There were 43 families (72.9% of all households); the average family size was 2.21.

The population was spread out with 9 people (8.0%) under the age of 18, 0 people (0%) aged 18 to 24, 4 people (3.5%) aged 25 to 44, 42 people (37.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 58 people (51.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 65.3 years. For every 100 females there were 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.1 males.

There were 184 housing units at an average density of 72.7 per square mile (28.1/km²), of which 52 (88.1%) were owner-occupied, and 7 (11.9%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 15.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 30.0%. 97 people (85.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 16 people (14.2%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 96 people, 49 households, and 39 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 55.8 people per square mile (21.5/km²). There were 102 housing units at an average density of 59.3 per square mile (22.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.96% White and 1.04% Asian.

There were 49 households out of which 4.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 81.6% were married couples living together, and 18.4% were non-families. 16.3% 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 1.96 and the average family size was 2.15.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 3.1% under the age of 18, 1.0% from 18 to 24, 10.4% from 25 to 44, 50.0% from 45 to 64, and 35.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 61 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,696, and the median income for a family was $46,071. Males had a median income of $0 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $36,515. 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, Whitehawk is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[5] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[6]

Federally, Whitehawk 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 - Whitehawk 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.