Lodoga, California

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Lodoga
Lodoga is located in California
Lodoga
Lodoga
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°18′07″N 122°29′21″W / 39.30194°N 122.48917°W / 39.30194; -122.48917
Country United States
State California
CountyColusa County
Area
 • Total3.387 sq mi (8.772 km2)
 • Land3.387 sq mi (8.772 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation1,237 ft (377 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total197
 • Density58/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95979[3]
FIPS code06-42230
GNIS feature IDs234181, 2583059

Lodoga (also Ladoga) is a census-designated place[4] in Colusa County, California. It lies at an elevation of 1237 feet (377 m). Lodoga's population was 197 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The postal authorities established a post office at Lodoga in 1898, closed it in 1913, reopened it later in 1913, closed it again in 1917, reopened it again in 1924, and closed it permanently in 1954.[5]

The locality stands at the southern end of the East Park Reservoir, formed by the East Park Dam after its construction in 1910. The dam, the reservoir, and other surrounding irrigation facilities were some of the first projects undertaken by the United States Bureau of Reclamation.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

The 2010 United States Census[7] reported that Lodoga had a population of 197. The population density was 58.2 people per square mile (22.5/km²). The racial makeup of Lodoga was 167 (84.8%) White, 16 (8.1%) African American, 4 (2.0%) Native American, 2 (1.0%) Asian, 2 (1.0%) Pacific Islander, 3 (1.5%) from other races, and 3 (1.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8 persons (4.1%).

The Census reported that 197 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 98 households, out of which 18 (18.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 45 (45.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 5 (5.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 6 (6.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 5 (5.1%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (1.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 39 households (39.8%) were made up of individuals and 19 (19.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.01. There were 56 families (57.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.59.

The population was spread out with 26 people (13.2%) under the age of 18, 3 people (1.5%) aged 18 to 24, 26 people (13.2%) aged 25 to 44, 86 people (43.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 56 people (28.4%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 116.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.0 males.

There were 175 housing units at an average density of 51.7 per square mile (19.9/km²), of which 98 were occupied, of which 78 (79.6%) were owner-occupied, and 20 (20.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.3%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 159 people (80.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 38 people (19.3%) lived in rental housing units.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau.
  2. ^ "Lodoga". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "ZIP Code(tm) Lookup". United States Postal Service. Retrieved January 8, 2015.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lodoga, California
  5. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 515. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  7. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Lodoga CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.