Homewood Canyon, California

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Homewood Canyon
census-designated place
Homewood Canyon is located in California
Homewood Canyon
Homewood Canyon
Position in California.
Coordinates: 35°53′24″N 117°23′11″W / 35.89000°N 117.38639°W / 35.89000; -117.38639Coordinates: 35°53′24″N 117°23′11″W / 35.89000°N 117.38639°W / 35.89000; -117.38639
Country  United States
State  California
County Inyo
 • Total 10.250 sq mi (26.546 km2)
 • Land 10.250 sq mi (26.546 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 3,074 ft (937 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 44
 • Density 4.3/sq mi (1.7/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583036
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Homewood Canyon, California

Homewood Canyon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California. Homewood Canyon sits at an elevation of 3,074 feet (937 m). The 2010 United States census reported Homewood Canyon's population was 44.

Prior to the 2010 census, the former CDP of Homewood Canyon-Valley Wells was split into Homewood Canyon and Valley Wells.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Homewood Canyon had a population of 44. The population density was 4.3 per square mile (1.7/km2). The racial makeup of Homewood Canyon was 37 (84.1%) White, five (11.4%) from other races, and two (4.5%) from two or more races. There were six (13.6%) Hispanic or Latino people of any race.

The Census reported that 44 people (100% of the population) lived in households.

There were 24 households, out of which two (8.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them and 10 (41.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together. There was one (4.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnership. 11 households (45.8%) were made up of individuals and four (16.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.83. There were 10 families (41.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.60.

The population was spread out with four people (9.1%) under the age of 18, two people (4.5%) aged 18 to 24, four people (9.1%) aged 25 to 44, 24 people (54.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 10 people (22.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56.0 years. For every 100 females there were 144.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 150.0 males.

There were 36 housing units at an average density of 3.5 per square mile (1.4/km2), of which 21 (87.5%) were owner-occupied, and three (12.5%) were occupied by renters. The vacancy rate was 0%. 40 people (90.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 4 people (9.1%) lived in rental housing units.