Twain, California

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Twain
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Location in Plumas County and the state of California
Twain is located in the United States
Twain
Twain
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 40°1′5″N 121°2′56″W / 40.01806°N 121.04889°W / 40.01806; -121.04889Coordinates: 40°1′5″N 121°2′56″W / 40.01806°N 121.04889°W / 40.01806; -121.04889
Country United States
State California
CountyPlumas
Area
 • Total7.191 sq mi (18.625 km2)
 • Land7.191 sq mi (18.625 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
2,858 ft (871 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total82
 • Density11/sq mi (4.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95984
Area code(s)530
FIPS code06-80952
GNIS feature ID0224823

Twain is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP population was 82, down from 87 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Twain is located at 40°1′5″N 121°2′56″W / 40.01806°N 121.04889°W / 40.01806; -121.04889 (40.018101, -121.048898).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.2 square miles (19 km2), all of it land.

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Twain has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

At the 2010 census Twain had a population of 82. The population density was 11.4 people per square mile (4.4/km2). The racial makeup of Twain was 75 (91.5%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 2 (2.4%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 2 (2.4%) from other races, and 3 (3.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 14 people (17.1%).[4]

The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized.

There were 40 households, 6 (15.0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 18 (45.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 4 (10.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 3 (7.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 4 (10.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 11 households (27.5%) were one person and 3 (7.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.05. There were 25 families (62.5% of households); the average family size was 2.44.

The age distribution was 10 people (12.2%) under the age of 18, 5 people (6.1%) aged 18 to 24, 6 people (7.3%) aged 25 to 44, 44 people (53.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 17 people (20.7%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 55.3 years. For every 100 females, there were 82.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.

There were 57 housing units at an average density of 7.9 per square mile, of the occupied units 23 (57.5%) were owner-occupied and 17 (42.5%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 43 people (52.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 39 people (47.6%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 87 people, 42 households, and 24 families in the CDP. The population density was 11.7 people per square mile (4.5/km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 7.7 per square mile (3.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.55% White, 1.15% from other races, and 2.30% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.30%.[5]

Of the 42 households 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 19.0% of households were one person and 4.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.07 and the average family size was 2.36.

The age distribution was 11.5% under the age of 18, 4.6% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 40.2% from 45 to 64, and 18.4% 65 or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.

The median household income was $16,071 and the median family income was $10,313. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,472. There were 70.6% of families and 72.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature, Twain is in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican Brian Dahle,[6] and the 1st Assembly District, represented by Republican Megan Dahle.[7]

Federally, Twain is in California's 1st congressional district, represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census Archived 2012-01-25 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Twain, California
  4. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Twain CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved March 10, 2013.
  7. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved March 2, 2013.
  8. ^ "California's 1st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved March 3, 2013.