Clear Creek, Lassen County, California

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Clear Creek
census-designated place
Clear Creek is located in California
Clear Creek
Clear Creek
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°17′53″N 121°02′55″W / 40.29806°N 121.04861°W / 40.29806; -121.04861Coordinates: 40°17′53″N 121°02′55″W / 40.29806°N 121.04861°W / 40.29806; -121.04861
Country  United States
State  California
County Lassen County
Area[1]
 • Total 1.139 sq mi (2.949 km2)
 • Land 1.133 sq mi (2.934 km2)
 • Water 0.006 sq mi (0.015 km2)  0.52%
Elevation[2] 4,970 ft (1,515 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 169
 • Density 150/sq mi (57/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature IDs 1658289; 2611428
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clear Creek, Lassen County, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clear Creek, Lassen County, California

Clear Creek is a census-designated place (CDP)[3] in Lassen County, California.[2] It is located 2.5 miles (4 km) west-southwest of Westwood,[4] at an elevation of 4970 feet (1515 m).[2] The population was 169 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km²), of which, over 99% of it is land.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Clear Creek had a population of 169. The population density was 148.4 people per square mile (57.3/km²). The racial makeup of Clear Creek was 149 (88.2%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 5 (3.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 2 (1.2%) Pacific Islander, 1 (0.6%) from other races, and 12 (7.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 15 persons (8.9%).

The Census reported that 169 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 73 households, out of which 17 (23.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 35 (47.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 7 (9.6%) had a female householder with no husband present, 6 (8.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 5 (6.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 18 households (24.7%) were made up of individuals and 4 (5.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32. There were 48 families (65.8% of all households); the average family size was 2.69.

The population was spread out with 29 people (17.2%) under the age of 18, 9 people (5.3%) aged 18 to 24, 26 people (15.4%) aged 25 to 44, 71 people (42.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 34 people (20.1%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49.7 years. For every 100 females there were 101.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 118.8 males.

There were 162 housing units at an average density of 142.3 per square mile (54.9/km²), of which 55 (75.3%) were owner-occupied, and 18 (24.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 5.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 14.3%. 124 people (73.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 45 people (26.6%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-06-26 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clear Creek, Lassen County, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Clear Creek, Lassen County, California
  4. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 365. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Clear Creek CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  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.