- Belden, California
official_name = Belden, California
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location in Plumas County and the state of
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Plumas
area_total_km2 = 1.9
area_total_sq_mi = 0.7
area_land_km2 = 1.7
area_land_sq_mi = 0.6
area_water_km2 = 0.2
area_water_sq_mi = 0.1
elevation_ft = 2221
elevation_m = 677
population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 26
population_density_km2 = 13.7
population_density_sq_mi = 37.1
timezone = Pacific (PST)
utc_offset = -8
latd = 40 |latm = 0 |lats = 23 |latNS = N
longd = 121 |longm = 15 |longs = 9 |longEW = W
timezone_DST = PDT
utc_offset_DST = -7
postal_code = 95915
area_code = 530
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 06-04856
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 0266440
Belden is a
census-designated place(CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. The population was 26 at the 2000 census.
Belden is located at coor dms|40|0|23|N|121|15|9|W|city (40.006439, -121.252546)GR|1.
According to the
United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.9 km²), of which, 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.2 km²) of it (12.33%) is water.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 26 people, 13 households, and 5 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 40.6 people per square mile (15.7/km²). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 56.3/sq mi (21.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White. 0.00% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 13 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.8% were married couples living together, and 61.5% were non-families. 38.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 3.8% from 18 to 24, 50.0% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 85.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $6,719, and the median income for a family was $8,750. Males had a median income of $ versus $3,750 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $3,141. All families were living below the poverty lineand all of the population.
The primary local news source is the [http://www.plumasnews.com Feather River Bulletin] , a newspaper published every Wednesday.
In the state legislature Belden is located in the 1st Senate District, represented by Republican
Dave Cox, and in the 3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Rick Keene. Federally, Belden is located in California's 4th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +11 [cite web | title = Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest? | publisher = Campaign Legal Center Blog | url=http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html | accessdate = 2007-10-20] and is represented by Republican John Doolittle.
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