Doyle, Lassen County, California

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Doyle
census-designated place
Doyle is located in California
Doyle
Doyle
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°01′41″N 120°06′14″W / 40.02806°N 120.10389°W / 40.02806; -120.10389Coordinates: 40°01′41″N 120°06′14″W / 40.02806°N 120.10389°W / 40.02806; -120.10389
Country  United States
State  California
County Lassen County
Area[1]
 • Total 6.108 sq mi (15.819 km2)
 • Land 6.107 sq mi (15.817 km2)
 • Water 0.001 sq mi (0.002 km2)  0.01%
Elevation[2] 4,275 ft (1,303 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 678
 • Density 110/sq mi (43/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code 96109
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature IDs 222577; 2583001
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Doyle, Lassen County, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Doyle, Lassen County, California

Doyle is a census-designated place[3] in Lassen County, California.[2] It is located 40 miles (64 km) southeast of Susanville,[4] at an elevation of 4275 feet (1303 m).[2] Doyle had a population of 678 at the 2010 census. It is located 45 miles (72 km) northwest of Reno, Nevada. The ZIP Code is 96109. The community is inside area code 530.

History[edit]

Oscar Doyle settled at the site in the 1870s and donated land for the town.[4] The first post office at Doyle opened in 1908.[4]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.8 km²), over 99% of which is land.

Climate[edit]

Doyle has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Csb), according to the Köppen climate classification system. Due to its relative aridity, it nearly qualifies as having a steppe climate (BSk).

Climate data for Doyle (1923-2012)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 66
(19)
68
(20)
80
(27)
87
(31)
98
(37)
107
(42)
111
(44)
107
(42)
105
(41)
90
(32)
76
(24)
69
(21)
111
(44)
Average high °F (°C) 41.7
(5.4)
47.6
(8.7)
56.3
(13.5)
65.1
(18.4)
74
(23)
82.7
(28.2)
93.4
(34.1)
91.6
(33.1)
82.4
(28)
69.7
(20.9)
53.9
(12.2)
43.5
(6.4)
66.8
(19.3)
Average low °F (°C) 20.1
(−6.6)
24.3
(−4.3)
28
(−2)
32.6
(0.3)
38.3
(3.5)
43.4
(6.3)
48.8
(9.3)
46.4
(8)
41.1
(5.1)
33.8
(1)
26.1
(−3.3)
21.4
(−5.9)
33.7
(0.9)
Record low °F (°C) −31
(−35)
−24
(−31)
2
(−17)
7
(−14)
18
(−8)
12
(−11)
28
(−2)
29
(−2)
19
(−7)
8
(−13)
−10
(−23)
−25
(−32)
−31
(−35)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 1.8
(46)
1.39
(35.3)
1.15
(29.2)
0.62
(15.7)
0.62
(15.7)
0.53
(13.5)
0.25
(6.4)
0.22
(5.6)
0.36
(9.1)
0.76
(19.3)
1.25
(31.8)
1.73
(43.9)
10.69
(271.5)
Average snowfall inches (cm) 5.6
(14.2)
3.7
(9.4)
3.5
(8.9)
1.8
(4.6)
0.6
(1.5)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.1
(0.3)
0.2
(0.5)
2
(5)
5
(13)
22.6
(57.4)
Average precipitation days 6 6 6 4 4 3 1 1 2 3 5 6 47
Source: WRCC[5]


Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[6] reported that Doyle had a population of 678. The population density was 111.0 people per square mile (42.9/km²). The racial makeup of Doyle was 583 (86.0%) White, 14 (2.1%) African American, 37 (5.5%) Native American, 3 (0.4%) Asian, 2 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 12 (1.8%) from other races, and 27 (4.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 55 persons (8.1%).

The Census reported that 678 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 261 households, out of which 81 (31.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 125 (47.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 36 (13.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 20 (7.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 28 (10.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 68 households (26.1%) were made up of individuals and 20 (7.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60. There were 181 families (69.3% of all households); the average family size was 3.02.

The population was spread out with 157 people (23.2%) under the age of 18, 49 people (7.2%) aged 18 to 24, 159 people (23.5%) aged 25 to 44, 227 people (33.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 86 people (12.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.6 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.2 males.

There were 318 housing units at an average density of 52.1 per square mile (20.1/km²), of which 178 (68.2%) were owner-occupied, and 83 (31.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 6.8%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.8%. 448 people (66.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 230 people (33.9%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Doyle is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[7] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[8]

Federally, Doyle is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-07-14 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Doyle, Lassen County, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Doyle, Lassen County, California
  4. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 373. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  5. ^ "DOYLE, CA (042504)". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  6. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Doyle CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013. 
  9. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.