Honcut, California

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For the place in Yuba County, see Honkut, California; for the former town, see Phillips Corner, California.
Honcut
census-designated place
Honcut is located in California
Honcut
Honcut
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°19′45″N 121°32′02″W / 39.32917°N 121.53389°W / 39.32917; -121.53389Coordinates: 39°19′45″N 121°32′02″W / 39.32917°N 121.53389°W / 39.32917; -121.53389
Country  United States
State  California
County Butte County
Area[1]
 • Total 4.237 sq mi (10.973 km2)
 • Land 4.237 sq mi (10.973 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 108 ft (33 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 370
 • Density 87/sq mi (34/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP Code 95965
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature IDs 225509; 2612482
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Honcut, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Honcut, California

Honcut (formerly, Moores Station) is a census-designated place[3] in Butte County, California. It lies at an elevation of 108 feet (33 m). Lower Honcut Rd. links the community to California State Route 70. Honcut is near the Yuba County line. Honcut's post office was established in 1856 and moved back and forth several times between Butte and Yuba Counties, before being closed for good in 1943.[4] Moores Station (named for John C. Moore, first postmaster) post office was opened in 1869, closed in 1875, reopened in 1876, and closed for good in 1892.[4] Honcut's population was 370 at the 2010 census.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[5] reported that Honcut had a population of 370. The population density was 87.3 people per square mile (33.7/km²). The racial makeup of Honcut was 248 (67.0%) White, 6 (1.6%) African American, 14 (3.8%) Native American, 4 (1.1%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 85 (23.0%) from other races, and 13 (3.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 145 persons (39.2%).

The Census reported that 370 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 49 (46.2%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 62 (58.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 11 (10.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 12 (11.3%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 10 (9.4%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 2 (1.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 14 households (13.2%) were made up of individuals and 6 (5.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.49. There were 85 families (80.2% of all households); the average family size was 3.78.

The population was spread out with 113 people (30.5%) under the age of 18, 24 people (6.5%) aged 18 to 24, 93 people (25.1%) aged 25 to 44, 91 people (24.6%) aged 45 to 64, and 49 people (13.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36.8 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 125.4 males.

There were 115 housing units at an average density of 27.1 per square mile (10.5/km²), of which 71 (67.0%) were owner-occupied, and 35 (33.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 267 people (72.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 103 people (27.8%) lived in rental housing units.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Honcut, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Honcut, California
  4. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 251. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Honcut CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.