Alleghany, California

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Population in 2010: 58.
Males: 11  (20.6%)
Females: 47  (79.4%)
Median resident age:  60.2 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 95910

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,712
Alleghany:

$46,712
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,829

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $198,676
Alleghany:

$198,676
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $202,831; Detached houses: $201,950
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    • 5798.3%White alone
    • 11.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alleghany: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4419 feet

For population 25 years and over in Alleghany:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 58.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Alleghany CDP:

  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 37.8%
  • Separated: 35.0%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Loomis Basin-Folsom Lake, CA (50.7 miles , pop. 67,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (71.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (396.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Goodyears Bar, CA (2.3 miles) , Graniteville, CA (2.4 miles) , Downieville, CA (2.5 miles ), West Sierra, CA (2.6 miles ), Washington, CA (2.8 miles) , Pike, CA (2.9 miles) , Camptonville, CA (3.3 miles) , Sierra City, CA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.47 N, Longitude: 120.84 W

Area code: 530

Alleghany household income distribution Alleghany home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

Alleghany-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 726% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 154.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Alleghany center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 162.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Alleghany center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sierra County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Alleghany:

  • 18 miles: NEVADA CITY (301 SACRAMENTO ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alleghany:

  • Yuba College (about 45 miles; Marysville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Butte College (about 45 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Sierra College (about 51 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 55 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 57 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • California State University-Chico (about 57 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 58 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

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Notable location: Alleghany Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: North Fork Kanaka Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sierra County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.57
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 45.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 79.1%
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alleghany CDP (based on Sierra County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1994
Catholic1222
Other1041
Mainline Protestant642
None2,751-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Sierra County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sierra County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

12.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sierra County:

24.0%
California:

21.3%

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Nevada County, CA  1.20% ($44,750 average AGI)
from Plumas County, CA  1.00% ($35,500)


10.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.07%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Nevada County, CA  2.11% ($32,682 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  2.01% ($33,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alleghany:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alleghany:

  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alleghany:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $421,000Total costs
  • 20Total average daily traffic
  • 4Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Alleghany Telemetry Site 2 Km W (Lat: 39.470722 Lon: -120.869389), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRV50
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2011, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ALLEGHANY, East Side Of Main Street (Lat: 39.469056 Lon: -120.843306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 8.2 m, Overall height: 8.7 m, Call Sign: WBO97
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/13/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: At&t, 8089 South Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512, Phone: (724) 651-6312, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WA6BSM, Licensee ID: L01083042, Grant Date: 09/24/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Registrant: Roberta P Snarr, Alleghany, CA 95910
  • Call Sign: WA6HWT, Licensee ID: L00368147, Grant Date: 02/23/2016, Expiration Date: 05/09/2026, Certifier: Jan F Sticha, Registrant: Jan F Sticha, Alleghany, CA 95910
  • Call Sign: KG6KZU, Licensee ID: L00509358, Grant Date: 04/30/2002, Expiration Date: 04/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2002, Certifier: Jan F Sticha, Registrant: Technical Radio Amateur Club & Experimental System (Traces), Alleghany, CA 95910
  • Call Sign: WR6ASF, Previous Call Sign: KG6KZU, Licensee ID: L00509358, Grant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Jan F Sticha, Registrant: Technical Radio Amateur Club & Experimental System (Traces), Alleghany, CA 95910

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alleghany and their reported violations in the past:

ALLEGHANY COUNTY W.D. (Population served: 80, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MPL Non-Compliance - In AUG-21-2007, Contaminant: Lead. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)

Alleghany compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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