The USPS zip code for Twain Harte, CA is 95383
Twain Harte is both a summer and winter vacation community situated at the transition zone between the oak forest of the California foothills and the mixed pine and fir forest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Summers are hot during the day and the nights are generally mild; making Twain Harte a pleasant escape from the long, hot summers of the California Central Valley. Winters can be very cool with snow occurring several times during the season. Winter sports venues are nearby at Little Sweden near Long Barn, Dodge Ridge Ski Area near Pinecrest, Leland High Sierra Snow Park near Strawberry, and Yosemite Park with Badger Pass Ski Area.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,586 people, 1,120 households, and 779 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 711.1 people per square mile (274.3/km²). There were 2,056 housing units at an average density of 565.4/sq mi (218.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.23% White, 0.12% African American, 1.01% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.54% Pacific Islander, 1.08% from other races, and 3.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.53% of the population.
There were 1,120 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.69.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 31.7% from 45 to 64, and 21.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,920, and the median income for a family was $51,865. Males had a median income of $40,313 versus $26,964 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,079. About 5.0% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.5% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Twain Harte is located in the 14th Senate District, represented by Republican Dave Cogdill, and in the 25th Assembly District, represented by Republican Tom Berryhill. Federally, Twain Harte is located in California's 19th congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +10 and is represented by Republican George Radanovich.