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Greenhorn, California
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Greenhorn, California

Greenhorn is a town located in Plumas County, California. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 146.


Greenhorn is located at 39°54'21" North, 120°44'55" West (39.905794, -120.748665)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²). 17.4 km² (6.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 146 people, 64 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density is 8.4/km² (21.7/mi²). There are 84 housing units at an average density of 4.8/km² (12.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 94.52% White, 0.00% African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 4.79% from two or more races. 4.79% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 64 households out of which 25.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% are married couples living together, 1.6% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% are non-families. 29.7% of all households are made up of individuals and 14.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.85.

In the town the population is spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 3.4% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 11.6% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 43 years. For every 100 females there are 114.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 124.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $51,513, and the median income for a family is $51,053. Males have a median income of $36,250 versus $14,625 for females. The per capita income for the town is $21,525. 0.0% of the population and 0.0% of families are below the poverty line.