Greenhorn, California

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Greenhorn
census-designated place
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Greenhorn is located in USA
Greenhorn
Greenhorn
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 39°54′21″N 120°44′55″W / 39.90583°N 120.74861°W / 39.90583; -120.74861Coordinates: 39°54′21″N 120°44′55″W / 39.90583°N 120.74861°W / 39.90583; -120.74861
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas
Area[1]
 • Total 6.711 sq mi (17.381 km2)
 • Land 6.711 sq mi (17.381 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 4,436 ft (1,352 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 236
 • Density 35/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95971
Area code(s) 530
FIPS code 06-31029
GNIS feature ID 1853393

Greenhorn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 236 at the 2010 census, up form 146 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Greenhorn is located at 39°54′21″N 120°44′55″W / 39.90583°N 120.74861°W / 39.90583; -120.74861 (39.905794, -120.748665).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.7 square miles (17 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Greenhorn had a population of 236. The population density was 35.2 people per square mile (13.6/km²). The racial makeup of Greenhorn was 213 (90.3%) White, 1 (0.4%) African American, 7 (3.0%) Native American, 2 (0.8%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 6 (2.5%) from other races, and 7 (3.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22 persons (9.3%).

The Census reported that 236 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 106 households, out of which 23 (21.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 56 (52.8%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 4 (3.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 4 (3.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 7 (6.6%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 33 households (31.1%) were made up of individuals and 9 (8.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23. There were 64 families (60.4% of all households); the average family size was 2.81.

The population was spread out with 43 people (18.2%) under the age of 18, 15 people (6.4%) aged 18 to 24, 47 people (19.9%) aged 25 to 44, 88 people (37.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 43 people (18.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46.9 years. For every 100 females there were 96.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.2 males.

There were 140 housing units at an average density of 20.9 per square mile (8.1/km²), of which 95 (89.6%) were owner-occupied, and 11 (10.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 6.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 8.3%. 211 people (89.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 25 people (10.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 146 people, 64 households, and 40 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 21.7 people per square mile (8.4/km²). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 12.5 per square mile (4.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 94.52% White, 0.68% Native American, and 4.79% from two or more races. 4.79% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 64 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 1.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 29.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 114.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 124.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $151,513, and the median income for a family was $151,053. Males had a median income of $136,250 versus $14,625 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,525. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

Politics[edit]

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

Federally, Greenhorn 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 - Greenhorn 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.