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Glenn County, California

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Glenn County, California
County of Glenn
Images, from top down, left to right: A view from Interstate 5 in Glenn County, a scene in Willows, Gianella Bridge
Official seal of Glenn County, California

Seal
Location in the U.S. state of California
Location in the U.S. state of California
California's location in the United States
California's location in the United States
Country United States
State California
RegionSacramento Valley
Incorporated1891
Named forHugh J. Glenn
County seatWillows
Largest cityOrland
Area
 • Total1,327 sq mi (3,440 km2)
 • Land1,314 sq mi (3,400 km2)
 • Water13 sq mi (30 km2)
Highest elevation7,451 ft (2,271 m)
Population
 • Total28,122
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
28,085
 • Density21/sq mi (8.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
Area code530
FIPS code06-021
GNIS feature ID277275
WebsiteGlenn County, California

Glenn County is a county in the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,122.[2] The county seat is Willows.[4] It is located in the Sacramento Valley, in the northern part of the California Central Valley.

History

Glenn County was formed in 1891 from parts of Colusa County. It was named for Hugh J. Glenn, who came to be the largest wheat farmer in the state during his lifetime and a man of great prominence in political and commercial life in California.[5][6]

Sheriffs

  • Peter Herman Clark (1 Mar 1891- 7 Nov 1894)
  • William H. Sale (7 Nov 1894- 7 Nov 1900)
  • Jack A. Bailey (7 Nov 1900- 7 Nov 1918)
  • Newt Collins (7 Nov 1918- 7 Nov 1922)
  • Roy D. Heard (7 Nov 1922- 7 Nov 1934)
  • Lawrence Atherton Braden (7 Nov 1934- 7 Nov 1940)
  • Roy D. Heard (7 Nov 1940- 7 Nov 1946)
  • Hal Singleton (7 Nov 1946- 27 Dec 1951)- Killed in Car Crash
  • Ben Karanig (27 Dec 1951- 7 Nov 1980)
  • Roger Roberts (7 Nov 1980- 7 Nov 1982)
  • Richard "Rick" Weaver (7 Nov 1982- 7 Nov 1984)
  • Louis K. Donnelley (7 Nov 1984- 7 Nov 1998)
  • Robert "Bob" Shadley (7 Nov 1998- 15 Mar 2005) - Resigned
  • Larry Jones (15 Mar 2005- 7 Nov 2014)
  • Richard L. Warren Jr. (7 Nov 2014- )

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,327 square miles (3,440 km2), of which 1,314 square miles (3,400 km2) is land and 13 square miles (34 km2) (1.0%) is water.[7]

Adjacent counties

National protected areas

Demographics

2011

Places by population, race, and income

2010

Historical population
Census Pop.
19005,150
19107,17239.3%
192011,85365.3%
193010,935−7.7%
194012,19511.5%
195015,44826.7%
196017,24511.6%
197017,5211.6%
198021,35021.9%
199024,79816.1%
200026,4536.7%
201028,1226.3%
Est. 201628,085[3]−0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[15]
1790–1960[16] 1900–1990[17]
1990–2000[18] 2010–2015[2]

The 2010 United States Census reported that Glenn County had a population of 28,122. The racial makeup of Glenn County was 19,990 (71.1%) White, 231 (0.8%) African American, 619 (2.2%) Native American, 722 (2.6%) Asian, 24 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 5,522 (19.6%) from other races, and 1,014 (3.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10,539 persons (37.5%).[19]

2000

As of the census[20] of 2000, there were 26,453 people, 9,172 households, and 6,732 families residing in the county. The population density was 20 people per square mile (8/km²). There were 9,982 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 71.8% White, 0.6% Black or African American, 2.1% Native American, 3.4% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 18.2% from other races, and 3.9% from two or more races. 29.6% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 10.8% were of German, 9.4% American, 6.2% English and 5.9% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. 69.5% spoke English, 27.0% Spanish and 2.1% Hmong as their first language.

There were 9,172 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, 10.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6% were non-families. 22.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the county, the population was spread out with 30.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 20.7% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.5 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,107, and the median income for a family was $37,023. Males had a median income of $29,480 versus $21,766 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,069. About 12.5% of families and 18.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.3% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

Politics

Voter registration

Cities by population and voter registration

Overview

Glenn is a strongly Republican county in Presidential and congressional elections. The last Democrat to win a majority in the county was Lyndon Johnson in 1964.

Presidential elections results
Glenn County vote
by party in presidential elections
[22]
Year GOP DEM Others
2016 61.12% 5,788 32.37% 3,065 6.52% 617
2012 60.97% 5,632 35.73% 3,301 3.30% 305
2008 59.82% 5,910 37.80% 3,734 2.38% 235
2004 66.72% 6,308 31.68% 2,995 1.60% 151
2000 66.53% 5,795 28.68% 2,498 4.80% 418
1996 56.86% 5,041 32.04% 2,841 11.10% 984
1992 43.24% 3,812 30.24% 2,666 26.52% 2,338
1988 62.06% 4,944 36.33% 2,894 1.61% 128
1984 69.74% 6,020 28.82% 2,488 1.44% 124
1980 64.80% 5,386 26.79% 2,227 8.41% 699
1976 52.67% 4,094 45.04% 3,501 2.29% 178
1972 59.01% 4,569 34.62% 2,681 6.37% 493
1968 53.91% 3,848 34.55% 2,466 11.54% 824
1964 45.97% 3,351 54.01% 3,937 0.03% 2
1960 53.17% 3,911 46.36% 3,410 0.48% 35
1956 51.96% 3,463 47.89% 3,192 0.15% 10
1952 64.45% 4,454 35.05% 2,422 0.51% 35
1948 50.99% 2,819 46.64% 2,578 2.37% 131
1944 49.32% 2,409 50.20% 2,452 0.47% 23
1940 43.92% 2,473 54.96% 3,095 1.12% 63
1936 32.50% 1,620 65.97% 3,288 1.52% 76
1932 31.34% 1,432 65.07% 2,973 3.59% 164
1928 65.03% 2,466 34.20% 1,297 0.76% 29
1924 44.84% 1,444 11.40% 367 43.75% 1,409
1920 64.19% 1,916 30.22% 902 5.59% 167
1916 40.23% 1,342 53.87% 1,797 5.91% 197
1912 0.45% 11 54.41% 1,325 45.14% 1,099
1908 44.72% 618 51.45% 711 3.84% 53
1904 50.03% 765 47.42% 725 2.55% 39
1900 39.49% 494 58.91% 737 1.60% 20
1896 36.54% 479 62.93% 825 0.53% 7
1892 33.78% 528 51.70% 808 14.53% 227

Glenn County is split between California's 1st and 3rd congressional districts, represented by Doug LaMalfa (RRichvale) and John Garamendi (DWalnut Grove), respectively.[23]

In the State Assembly, Glenn County is in the  3rd Assembly District, represented by Republican James Gallagher.[24] In the State Senate, the county is in the  4th Senate District, represented by Republican Jim Nielsen.[25]

On November 4, 2008 Glenn County voted 73.3% for Proposition 8 which amended the California Constitution to ban same-sex marriages.[citation needed]

Crime

The following table includes the number of incidents reported and the rate per 1,000 persons for each type of offense.

Cities by population and crime rates

Transportation

Major highways

Public transportation

Glenn Ride runs buses from Willows to Hamilton City, and on into Chico (Butte County). The nearest Amtrak station is in Chico.

Airports

Willows-Glenn County Airport and Haigh Field are both general aviation airports.

Railroads

California Northern Railroad shortline serves Willows. The main line runs north to Tehama and south to Davis, where the railroad interchanges with the Union Pacific Railroad. Prior to the line being leased to the California Northern, the route was operated by Southern Pacific and was known as the West Side Line. The railroad first reached Willows on December 28, 1879, from Davis. In 1882 the extension from Willows to Tehama was completed. In 1884 the West Side and Mendocino Railroad constructed a line east from Willows to Fruto.[citation needed]

Communities

Cities

Census-designated places

Other communities

Population ranking

The population ranking of the following table is based on the 2010 census of Glenn County.[29]

county seat

Rank City/Town/etc. Municipal type Population (2010 Census)

1 Orland City 7,291
2 Willows City 6,166
3 Hamilton City CDP 1,759
4 Artois CDP 295
5 Grindstone Rancheria[30] AIAN 164
6 Elk Creek CDP 163

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Other = Some other race + Two or more races
  2. ^ Native American = Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander + American Indian or Alaska Native
  3. ^ a b Percentage of registered voters with respect to total population. Percentages of party members with respect to registered voters follow.

References

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  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
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External links

Coordinates: 39°35′N 122°23′W / 39.59°N 122.39°W / 39.59; -122.39

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