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Paskenta, California is located in California
Paskenta, California
Paskenta, California
Location in California
Country  United States
State  California
County Tehama
 • Total 1.081 sq mi (2.799 km2)
 • Land 1.081 sq mi (2.799 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
726 ft (221 m)
 • Total 112
 • Density 103.6/sq mi (40.01/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature ID 2628772

Paskenta (Wintun: Paskenti) is a small unincorporated town in Tehama County, California. Historically, it had greater local importance due to the presence of an active lumber mill. The ZIP Code is 96074. The community is inside area code 530 and the Paskenta CDP. Paskenta sits at an elevation of 725 feet (221 m). The 2010 United States census reported Paskenta's population was 112. Paskenta was originally inhabited by a tribe of Nomlaki people who are now part of the federally-recognized Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.


The 2010 United States Census accrued information only about the entire Paskenta CDP, not just the organized community. The census reported that Paskenta CDP had a population of 112. The population density was 103.6 people per square mile (40.0/km2). The racial makeup of Paskenta CDP was 95 (84.8%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 8 (7.1%) from other races, and 9 (8.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19 persons (17.0%).

The Census reported that 112 people in the CDP (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 46 households, out of which 10 (21.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 26 (56.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 5 (10.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 1 (2.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 4 (8.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 1 (2.2%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 9 households (19.6%) were made up of individuals, and 4 (8.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43. There were 32 families (69.6% of all households); the average family size was 2.88.

The population was spread out, with 19 people (17.0%) under the age of 18, 3 people (2.7%) aged 18 to 24, 27 people (24.1%) aged 25 to 44, 39 people (34.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 24 people (21.4%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51.0 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.8 males.

There were 51 housing units at an average density of 47.2 per square mile (18.2/km2), of which 32 (69.6%) were owner-occupied, and 14 (30.4%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 78 people (69.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 34 people (30.4%) lived in rental housing units.

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