New Pine Creek, California

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New Pine Creek
New Pine Creek is located in California
New Pine Creek
New Pine Creek
Location in California
Coordinates: 41°59′39″N 120°17′50″W / 41.99417°N 120.29722°W / 41.99417; -120.29722Coordinates: 41°59′39″N 120°17′50″W / 41.99417°N 120.29722°W / 41.99417; -120.29722
Country United States
State California
CountyModoc
Area
 • Total2.285 sq mi (5.918 km2)
 • Land2.285 sq mi (5.918 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation4,842 ft (1,476 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total98
 • Density43/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)530
GNIS feature IDs1164121; 2583092
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Pine Creek, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Pine Creek, California

New Pine Creek (formerly, Pine Creek) is a census-designated place[3] in Modoc County, California.[2] It is located on the Oregon border 7 miles (11 km) north-northeast of Willow Ranch,[4] at an elevation of 4842 feet (1476 m).[2] Its population is 98 as per the 2010 United States Census.

A 1913 book described Pine Creek as being on Goose Lake and having a population of 300.[5]

New Pine Creek is the northernmost settlement in the state of California.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 2.3 square miles (5.9 km²), all land.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Lincoln, California
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 54
(12)
64
(18)
70
(21)
79
(26)
88
(31)
95
(35)
100
(38)
97
(36)
91
(33)
81
(27)
72
(22)
57
(14)
100
(38)
Daily mean °F (°C) 26
(−3)
30
(−1)
36
(2)
42
(6)
52
(11)
59
(15)
69
(21)
65
(18)
56
(13)
44
(7)
35
(2)
26
(−3)
45
(7)
Record low °F (°C) −15
(−26)
−6
(−21)
7
(−14)
16
(−9)
18
(−8)
27
(−3)
36
(2)
34
(1)
19
(−7)
18
(−8)
−2
(−19)
−17
(−27)
−17
(−27)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 0.4
(10)
0.3
(8)
0.3
(8)
0.5
(13)
0.9
(23)
0.3
(8)
0.2
(5)
0.0
(0)
0.2
(5)
0.3
(8)
0.4
(10)
0.8
(20)
4.6
(118)
Source: http://www.areavibes.com/new+pine+creek-ca/weather/

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[6] reported that New Pine Creek had a population of 98. The population density was 42.9 people per square mile (16.6/km²). The racial makeup of New Pine Creek was 89 (90.8%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 1 (1.0%) Pacific Islander, 0 (0.0%) from other races, and 8 (8.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4 persons (4.1%).

The Census reported that 98 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 53 households, out of which 9 (17.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 20 (37.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 5 (9.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 2 (3.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 6 (11.3%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (1.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 18 households (34.0%) were made up of individuals and 13 (24.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85. There were 27 families (50.9% of all households); the average family size was 2.26.

The population was spread out with 10 people (10.2%) under the age of 18, 1 people (1.0%) aged 18 to 24, 13 people (13.3%) aged 25 to 44, 43 people (43.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 31 people (31.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 122.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males.

There were 67 housing units at an average density of 29.3 per square mile (11.3/km²), of which 36 (67.9%) were owner-occupied, and 17 (32.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.7%; the rental vacancy rate was 10.5%. 62 people (63.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 36 people (36.7%) lived in rental housing units.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, New Pine Creek is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Ted Gaines,[7] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle.[8]

Federally, New Pine Creek is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-01-24 at WebCite
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Pine Creek, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Pine Creek, California
  4. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 404. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  5. ^ Drury, Wells; Drury, Aubrey (1913). California tourist guide and handbook: authentic description of routes of travel and points of interest in California. Western guidebook company. p. 248. Retrieved 2009-06-16.
  6. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - New Pine Creek CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  7. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  8. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  9. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 2, 2013.