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Tecopa, California

Tecopa is a town located in Inyo County, California. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 99.


\nTecopa is located at 35°50'37" North, 116°12'43" West (35.843730, -116.211831)
1. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 48.3 km² (18.6 mi²). 48.1 km² (18.6 mi²) of it is land and 0.2 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.38% water.


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 99 people, 60 households, and 22 families residing in the town. The population density is 2.1/km² (5.3/mi²). There are 133 housing units at an average density of 2.8/km² (7.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 88.89% White, 1.01% Black or African American, 7.07% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 3.03% from two or more races. 4.04% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 60 households out of which 10.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.3% are married couples living together, 6.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 63.3% are non-families. 55.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 30.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.65 and the average family size is 2.50. In the town the population is spread out with 10.1% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 14.1% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 43.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 63 years. For every 100 females there are 80.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.0 males. The median income for a household in the town is $12,344, and the median income for a family is $16,250. Males have a median income of $0 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the town is $10,395. 38.6% of the population and 30.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 100.0% are under the age of 18 and 27.0% are 65 or older.