Elmira, California

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Elmira
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Location in Solano County and the state of California
Location in Solano County and the state of California
Elmira is located in the United States
Elmira
Elmira
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 38°21′0″N 121°54′29″W / 38.35000°N 121.90806°W / 38.35000; -121.90806Coordinates: 38°21′0″N 121°54′29″W / 38.35000°N 121.90806°W / 38.35000; -121.90806
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySolano
Government
 • State senatorBill Dodd (D)[1]
 • AssemblymemberJim Frazier (D)[1]
 • U.S. CongressJohn Garamendi (D)[2]
Area
 • Total0.531 sq mi (1.376 km2)
 • Land0.531 sq mi (1.376 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
75 ft (23 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total188
 • Density350/sq mi (140/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95625
Area code(s)707
FIPS code06-22146
GNIS feature ID1655995

Elmira is a census-designated place (CDP) in Solano County, California, United States. The population was 188 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Elmira, California, is named after Elmira, New York.[4][5]

In the 19th and early 20th century, Elmira was the major railroad stop between Fairfield and Davis.[6][7] To get to Vacaville, travelers had to take a spur from Elmira. When U.S. Route 40 was built through Vacaville, the population of Vacaville increased in size, while the population of Elmira declined.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.531 square miles (1.38 km2), all of it land.[8]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census reported that Elmira had a population of 188.[10] The population density was 353.9 people per square mile (136.6/km2). The racial makeup of Elmira was 150 (79.8%) White, 10 (3.5%) African American, 10 (5.3%) Native American, 2 (1.1%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 17 (9.0%) from other races, and 8 (4.3%) from two or more races.[10] Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47 people (25.0%).[10]

The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized.[10]

There were 85 households, 20 (23.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 34 (40.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 6 (7.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 7 (8.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 6 (7.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 33 households (38.8%) were one person and 9 (10.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.21.[11] There were 47 families (55.3% of households); the average family size was 3.00.[11]

The age distribution was 34 people (18.1%) under the age of 18, 14 people (7.4%) aged 18 to 24, 49 people (26.1%) aged 25 to 44, 65 people (34.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 26 people (13.8%) who were 65 or older.[10] The median age was 43.4 years.[11] The population was 54% male and 46% female.[11]

There were 91 housing units at an average density of 171.3 per square mile (66.1/km2), of which 45 (52.9%) were owner-occupied, and 40 (47.1%) were occupied by renters.[11] The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.0%. 101 people (53.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 87 people (46.3%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

At the 2000 census, there were 205 people, 86 households, and 52 families in the CDP.[12] The population density was 378.5 people per square mile (146.6/km2). There were 92 housing units at an average density of 169.8/sq mi (65.8/km2).[12] The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.80% White, 1.46% African American, 1.46% Pacific Islander, 6.34% from other races, and 2.93% from two or more races.[12] Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26.34% of the population.[12]

Of the 86 households 27.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.5% were married couples living together, 12.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families.[12] 36.0% of households were one person and 7.0% were one person aged 65 or older.[12] The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 3.12.[12]

The age distribution was 24.9% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. The population was 52.7% male and 47.3% female.[12]

The median household income was $48,438, based on a sample of the population.[13] The per capita income for the CDP was $35,397.[13] None of the families and 7.0% of the population were living below the poverty line.[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved November 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "California's 3rd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 9, 2013.
  3. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-01-12 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 118.
  5. ^ Hunt, Marguerite; Harry Lawrence Gunn (1926). "Suisun and Fairfield - Other Towns". History of Solano County and Napa County California. Chicago: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  6. ^ Bowen, Jerry (25 November 2001). "Elmira sits on the edge of history". Historical Articles of Solano County. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  7. ^ Bowen, Jerry. "History of Solano County". Bella Vista Ranch. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  8. ^ "National Places". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 12 January 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  10. ^ a b c d e "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Elmira CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  11. ^ a b c d e "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 13 February 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 13 February 2020. Retrieved 30 December 2016.
  13. ^ a b c "Profile of Selected Economic Characteristics: 2000". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 13 February 2020. Retrieved 31 December 2016.