|• Total||4.186 sq mi (10.843 km2)|
|• Land||4.173 sq mi (10.808 km2)|
|• Water||0.013 sq mi (0.035 km2) 0.32%|
|Elevation||7,349 ft (2,240 m)|
|• Density||39/sq mi (15/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||2583175|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Verdi, California|
Verdi is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sierra County, California. 7,349 feet (2,240 m). The 2010 United States census reported Verdi's population was 162. It is just across the state line from Verdi, Nevada and below the Verdi Range.Verdi sits at an elevation of
A census-designated place (CDP) is a concentration of population defined by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only. CDPs have been used in each decennial census since 1980 as the counterparts of incorporated places, such as self-governing cities, towns, and villages, for the purposes of gathering and correlating statistical data. CDPs are populated areas that generally include one officially designated but currently unincorporated small community, for which the CDP is named, plus surrounding inhabited countryside of varying dimensions and, occasionally, other, smaller unincorporated communities as well. CDPs include small rural communities, colonias located along the U.S. border with Mexico, and unincorporated resort and retirement communities and their environs.
Sierra County is a county in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,240 making it California's second-least populous county. The county seat is Downieville, and the only incorporated city is Loyalton. The county is in the Sierra Nevada, northeast of Sacramento on the border with Nevada.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.
The town of Verdi was named after Giuseppe Verdi by Charles Crocker, founder of the Central Pacific Railroad, when he pulled a slip of paper from a hat and read the name of the Italian opera composer in 1868.
Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi was an Italian opera composer. He was born near Busseto to a provincial family of moderate means, and developed a musical education with the help of a local patron. Verdi came to dominate the Italian opera scene after the era of Vincenzo Bellini, Gaetano Donizetti, and Gioachino Rossini, whose works significantly influenced him. By his 30s, he had become one of the pre-eminent opera composers in history.
Charles Crocker was an American railroad executive who was one of the founders of the Central Pacific Railroad, which constructed the westernmost portion of the first transcontinental railroad, and took control with partners of the Southern Pacific Railroad.
The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western part of the "First Transcontinental Railroad" in North America. It later became part of the Southern Pacific Railroad.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 4.2 square miles (11 km2), 99.68% of it land and 0.32% of it water.
The United States Census Bureau is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States.
The 2010 United States Censusreported that Verdi had a population of 162. The population density was 38.7 people per square mile (14.9/km²). The racial makeup of Verdi was 153 (94.4%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 1 (0.6%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 5 (3.1%) from other races, and 3 (1.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10 persons (6.2%).
The 2010 United States Census is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, was April 1, 2010. The census was taken via mail-in citizen self-reporting, with enumerators serving to spot-check randomly selected neighborhoods and communities. As part of a drive to increase the count's accuracy, 635,000 temporary enumerators were hired. The population of the United States was counted as 308,745,538, a 9.7% increase from the 2000 Census. This was the first census in which all states recorded a population of over half a million, as well as the first in which all 100 largest cities recorded populations of over 200,000.
Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and most of the time to humans. It is a key geographical term. In simple terms population density refers to the number of people living in an area per kilometer square.
The Census reported that 162 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 78 households, out of which 12 (15.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 45 (57.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 4 (5.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 3 (3.8%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 3 (3.8%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 23 households (29.5%) were made up of individuals and 13 (16.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08. There were 52 families (66.7% of all households); the average family size was 2.48.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity. The definition of marriage varies around the world not only between cultures and between religions, but also throughout the history of any given culture and religion, evolving to both expand and constrict in who and what is encompassed, but typically it is principally an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually sexual, are acknowledged or sanctioned. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or considered to be compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity. When defined broadly, marriage is considered a cultural universal. A marriage ceremony is known as a wedding.
POSSLQ is an abbreviation for "person of opposite sex sharing living quarters", a term coined in the late 1970s by the United States Census Bureau as part of an effort to more accurately gauge the prevalence of cohabitation in American households.
The population was spread out with 14 people (8.6%) under the age of 18, 6 people (3.7%) aged 18 to 24, 27 people (16.7%) aged 25 to 44, 75 people (46.3%) aged 45 to 64, and 40 people (24.7%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 55.8 years. For every 100 females, there were 116.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.6 males.
There were 89 housing units at an average density of 21.3 per square mile (8.2/km²), of which 68 (87.2%) were owner-occupied, and 10 (12.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 146 people (90.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 16 people (9.9%) lived in rental housing units.
In the state legislature, Verdi is in the 1st Senate District , represented by Republican Ted Gaines, and the 1st Assembly District , represented by Republican Brian Dahle.
The California State Legislature is a bicameral legislature consisting of a lower house, the California State Assembly, with 80 members; and an upper house, the California State Senate, with 40 members. Both houses of the Legislature convene at the California State Capitol in Sacramento. The California State Legislature is one of just ten full-time state legislatures in the United States.
California's 1st State Senate district is one of 40 California State Senate districts. It is vacant, as Republican Ted Gaines of El Dorado Hills resigned to become a member of the California Board of Equalization in January 2019.
The California Republican Party (CAGOP) is the California affiliate of the United States Republican Party. The party is based in Sacramento, and is led by Chairwoman Jessica Patterson.
Federally, Verdi is in California's 1st congressional district , represented by Republican Doug LaMalfa.
Fire protection for Verdi, CA is provided by the Verdi Volunteer Fire Department.
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