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Population in 2012: 2,718 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 

Males: 1,334  (49.1%)
Females: 1,384  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  39.9 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 96101.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,146 (it was $24,351 in 2000)
Alturas:

$34,146
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,117

Alturas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,049 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Alturas:

$122,049
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $146,071; Detached houses: $142,402; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,335; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $1,195,992; Mobile homes: $134,386

Median gross rent in 2012: $591.

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  • White alone - 2,345 (83.4%)
  • Hispanic - 195 (6.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 122 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 60 (2.1%)
  • Asian alone - 46 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 37 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 8 (0.3%)

Races in Alturas detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alturas: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (24.0%), Irish (15.2%), English (14.1%), Dutch (5.5%), United States (3.3%), Russian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4366 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,237 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alturas:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alturas city:

  • Never married: 27.5%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

165 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:  5.9%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Alturas, California as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alturas to the number of sex offenders is 109 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,153 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $849 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (114.2 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (208.7 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (525.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Daphnedale Park, CA (1.2 miles) , California Pines, CA (3.0 miles ), Canby, CA (4.1 miles ), Likely, CA (4.2 miles) , Cedarville, CA (4.4 miles ), Lake City, CA (4.5 miles) , Surprise Valley, CA (4.8 miles) , Eagleville, CA (5.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $156,900
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $136,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $73,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 120.55 W

Area code: 530

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Crime rates in Alturas by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.034.20.00.00.00.035.7
Rapes 122154030234
per 100,000 33.966.769.634.4169.6136.60.0107.80.073.2104.9142.8
Robberies 001102020023
per 100,000 0.00.034.834.40.068.30.071.80.00.069.9107.1
Assaults 0775410420231328
per 100,000 0.0233.5243.7171.8135.7341.5136.8718.472.0109.8454.5999.3
Burglaries 151717151727281611281522
per 100,000 509.2567.0591.9515.5576.7922.1957.6574.7396.01024.5524.5785.2
Thefts 434339414256585039303638
per 100,000 1459.61434.31357.91408.91424.71912.61983.61796.01403.91097.71258.71356.2
Auto thefts 1574210456532
per 100,000 33.9166.8243.7137.567.8341.5136.8179.6216.0182.9104.971.4
Arson 042133211143
per 100,000 0.0133.469.634.4101.8102.568.435.936.036.6139.9107.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 125.4213.0232.9177.7268.8370.8256.1382.3116.9213.3294.7538.8

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Crime rate in Alturas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
California average:

2.36

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -435 (-13.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Alturas-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/21/1993 at 03:28:55, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 6.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 93.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 1 other deaths)
On 9/21/1993 at 05:45:33, a magnitude 6.0 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Alturas center
On 12/4/1993 at 22:15:19, a magnitude 5.4 (5.2 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.4 ML, Depth: 5.0 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/1993 at 21:48:35, a magnitude 5.1 (4.8 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/21/1993 at 06:14:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Alturas center
On 6/30/2004 at 12:21:45, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Modoc County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Robert Laxalt - Non-fiction writer, Ernest S. Brown - Politician, Kayte Christensen - WNBA player (Phoenix Mercury, born: Nov 16, 1980).


Hospitals/medical centers in Alturas:

  • MODOC MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 228 W MCDOWELL AVE)
  • MODOC MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, 228 W MC DOWELL AVE)
  • MODOC MEDICAL CENTER, SNF (Nursing Home, 225 MCDOWELL AVE)

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alturas:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 83 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,087)
  • Shasta College (about 110 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 121 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,571)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 139 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Butte College (about 140 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • California State University-Chico (about 140 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 141 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)

Public high schools in Alturas:

Public elementary/middle schools in Alturas:

Private elementary/middle school in Alturas:

  • ALTURAS MENNONITE SCHOOL (Students: 20; Location: 38691 HWY 299 W; Grades: 1 - 9)
See full list of schools located in Alturas, School District: MODOC JOINT UNIFIED

Library in Alturas:

  • MODOC COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $346,186; Location: 212 W. THIRD ST.; 65,980 books; 1,700 audio materials; 2,317 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 9 other licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • UNDER STRONGEST FM STATIONS IN ALTURAS CALIFORNIA KALT-FM 106.5 SHOULD BE ADDED OWNED BY WOODROW MICHAEL WARREN. THE STATION SIGNED ON THE AIR IN 2000 AND THE COMMUNITY OF LICENSE AS ISSUED BY THE FCC IS ALTURAS, CA THANKS, WMW
  • Please add KALT 106.5 FM to Alturas, California. The station has been on the air for six years. It is listed as a licensed station by the Federal Communications Commission and is owned by Woodrow Michael Warren.

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Notable locations in Alturas: Coop (A), Modoc County Courthouse (B), Alturas City Fire Department (C), Alturas Rural Fire Protection District (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alturas include: Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (A), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (B), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (C), Faith Baptist Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Church of Christ (F), Bahai Faith Church (G), Alturas Seventh Day Adventist Church (H), Alturas Gospel Mission (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Trailside Inn (343 North Main Street).

Courts: Modoc County - Courts-Superior- Superior Court (Rural Route 17 Box 1112), Modoc County - Superior Court- Courts-Superior- Administration-Judges-Jury Civil & Juve (205 South East Street).

 
Modoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CITY OF ALTURAS (Population served: 2982, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2001)
CALIFORNIA PINES C.S.D. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MNF-BLUE LAKE CG (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MNF-MILL CREEK FALLS CG (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MNF-HOWARD'S GULCH CG (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-25-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-04-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MNF-DEVIL'S GARDEN RANGER ST. (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-1998 and JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
MNF-STOUGH RESERVOIR CG (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1997 and AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-29-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SULLEY'S TRAILER LODGE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2001)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alturas that have no violations reported:

  • MEDICINE LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEDICINE LAKE HEADQUARTERS (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MNF-WILLOW CREEK CG (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 34.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 46.8% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alturas, CA

13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
54 people in nursing homes in 2000
26 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Alturas compared to California state average:

Alturas, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Alturas (2011 data):

  • Plumas Bank: Alturas Branch at 510 North Main Street, branch established on 1994/12/12. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $454.3 mil, Deposits: $391.8 mil, headquarters in Quincy, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Plumas Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Alturas Branch at 205 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/12/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Alturas Branch at 346 North Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alturas, California:

  • Best Western Trailside Inn, 343 N Main, Alturas, CA 96161 , Phone: (530) 233-4111
  • Trailside Inn Best Western, 343 N Main St, Alturas, CA 96101 , Phone: (530) 233-4111
  • Hacienda Motel, 201 E 12TH St, Alturas, CA 96101 , Phone: (530) 233-3459
  • Super 8 Motel, 511 N Main St, Alturas, CA 96101 , Phone: (530) 233-3545
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alturas, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alturas travel time to work - commute


Alturas mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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Religion statistics for Alturas city (based on Modoc County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.53%
Here19.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Church of ChristSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents38.4%15.2%12.2%9.3%6.9%
Congregations10.0%10.0%10.0%15.0%10.0%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchConservative Baptist Association of AmericaChurches of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents5.3%4.6%2.6%2.4%3.3%
Congregations10.0%10.0%10.0%5.0%10.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Modoc County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Modoc County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Modoc County:

22.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.2%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$18,256$43,8140$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,272
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,800
Police Protection - Officers 8$34,402$51,6030$0
Firefighters 1$3,538$42,4560$0
Streets and Highways 5$16,376$39,3020$0
Sewerage 2$7,834$47,0040$0
Water Supply 2$4,758$28,5480$0
Totals for Government 23$85,164$44,4337$4,072

Alturas government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $152,000 ($55.92)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($22.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $719,000 ($264.53)
    Regular Highways: $469,000 ($172.55)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($133.55)
    Sewerage: $293,000 ($107.80)
    Central Staff Services: $248,000 ($91.24)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($36.42)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($32.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $78,000 ($28.70)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($3.31)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($2.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $959,000 ($352.83)

Alturas government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $342,000 ($125.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($5.89)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $35,000 ($12.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($19.13)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($11.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $632,000 ($232.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $459,000 ($168.87)
    General Support: $161,000 ($59.23)
    Highways: $137,000 ($50.40)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $448,000 ($164.83)
    Property: $242,000 ($89.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($30.54)
    Public Utilities: $35,000 ($12.88)
    NEC: $29,000 ($10.67)

Alturas government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,017,000 ($374.17)

9.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,868 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.17%
California average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lassen County, CA  0.59% ($34,706 average AGI)
from Shasta County, CA  0.52% ($22,467)
from Washoe County, NV  0.45% ($33,462)


8.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.31%
California average:

6.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shasta County, CA  0.91% ($25,154 average AGI)
to Klamath County, OR  0.59% ($40,235)
to Washoe County, NV  0.42% ($29,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alturas:

  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KKJX (960 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alturas:

  • K278AB (103.5 FM; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: THE UNIV FOUND, CA STATE UNIV, CHICO)
  • KLCR (95.3 FM; LAKEVIEW, OR; Owner: WOODROW MICHAEL WARREN)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KYSF (102.9 FM; BONANZA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Alturas:

  • K13IT (Channel 13; CANBY, ETC., CA; Owner: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ED.TELE.ASSOC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Alturas, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

Alturas fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 2008 06:30 AM, W C St, Lat: 41.490467, Lon: -120.549669, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 10, 1995 04:25 PM, 395, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 16, 1983 10:53 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 31, 1977 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 10, 1977 11:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 7, 1976 08:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,401
Total average daily truck traffic: 726
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 3,000

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alturas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Alturas, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alturas)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alturas)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Alturas


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alturas, CA

Most common first names in Alturas, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4173.9 years
Mary3280.2 years
James3170.6 years
Robert2970.6 years
George2776.9 years
William2774.6 years
Charles2776.3 years
Dorothy2379.2 years
Helen1873.9 years
Richard1672.3 years
Most common last names in Alturas, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3374.6 years
Clark1483.7 years
Johnson1480.2 years
Miller1377.2 years
Nelson1383.6 years
Brown1276.2 years
Cantrall1283.6 years
Allen1171.2 years
Porter1176.6 years
Davis1073.7 years
Businesses in Alturas, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Best Western1Rite Aid1
FedEx2Super 81
Lane Furniture1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1
Nike1UPS1
Quiznos1Vans1

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