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Big Lagoon
census-designated place
Country  United States
State  California
County Humboldt County
Area
 • Total 0.599 sq mi (1.552 km2)
 • Land 0.599 sq mi (1.552 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 56 ft (17 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 93
 • Density 155.3/sq mi (59.9/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature IDs 1658053; 2611424

Big Lagoon is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. It is located 7 miles (11 km) north of Trinidad, at an elevation of 56 feet (17 m). The population was 93 at the 2010 census.

Demographics

The 2010 United States Census reported that Big Lagoon had a population of 93. The population density was 155.2 people per square mile (59.9/km²). The racial makeup of Big Lagoon was 73 (78.5%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 11 (11.8%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (1.1%) from other races, and 8 (8.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 11 persons (11.8%).

The Census reported that 93 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 4 (7.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 18 (34.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 3 (5.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1 (1.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 3 (5.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 27 households (50.9%) were made up of individuals and 10 (18.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.75. There were 22 families (41.5% of all households); the average family size was 2.64.

The population was spread out with 12 people (12.9%) under the age of 18, 1 people (1.1%) aged 18 to 24, 19 people (20.4%) aged 25 to 44, 36 people (38.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 25 people (26.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 56.3 years. For every 100 females there were 72.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.0 males.

There were 120 housing units at an average density of 200.2 per square mile (77.3/km²), of which 38 (71.7%) were owner-occupied, and 15 (28.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 66 people (71.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 27 people (29.0%) lived in rental housing units.

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