Alturas, California

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Population in 2013: 2,657 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 1,268  (47.7%)
Females: 1,389  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  45.6 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 96101.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,093 (it was $24,351 in 2000)
Alturas:

$27,093
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,496 (it was $19,281 in 2000)

Alturas city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $137,876 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Alturas:

$137,876
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $631.

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  • Races in Alturas, CA (2010)

    Alturas races chart
    • 2,28680.9%White alone
    • 34712.3%Hispanic
    • 712.5%Two or more races
    • 592.1%American Indian alone
    • 401.4%Asian alone
    • 140.5%Black alone
    • 70.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Alturas: 88.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (23.0%), Irish (15.3%), English (11.4%), Dutch (4.8%), United States (4.8%), Russian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4366 feet

Land area: 2.20 square miles.

Population density: 1,209 people per square mile   (low).

Alturas,CA real estate house value index trend

Alturas, California map

For population 25 years and over in Alturas:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alturas city:

  • Never married: 31.1%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

254 residents are foreign born (6.2% Latin America, 2.9% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This city:

9.0%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Alturas, California as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alturas to the number of sex offenders is 88 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,112 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $997 (0.7%)

Alturas satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $156,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $136,800
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $73,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 120.55 W

Area code: 530

Alturas household income distribution Alturas home values distribution

Crime rates in Alturas by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000001000011
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.034.20.00.00.00.035.737.3
Rapes 1221540302344
per 100,000 33.966.769.634.4169.6136.60.0107.80.073.2104.9142.8149.2
Robberies 0011020200232
per 100,000 0.00.034.834.40.068.30.071.80.00.069.9107.174.6
Assaults 077541042023132821
per 100,000 0.0233.5243.7171.8135.7341.5136.8718.472.0109.8454.5999.3783.3
Burglaries 15171715172728161128152223
per 100,000 509.2567.0591.9515.5576.7922.1957.6574.7396.01,024.5524.5785.2857.9
Thefts 43433941425658503930363846
per 100,000 1,459.61,434.31,357.91,408.91,424.71,912.61,983.61,796.01,403.91,097.71,258.71,356.21,715.8
Auto thefts 15742104565322
per 100,000 33.9166.8243.7137.567.8341.5136.8179.6216.0182.9104.971.474.6
Arson 0421332111430
per 100,000 0.0133.469.634.4101.8102.568.435.936.036.6139.9107.10.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 125.0212.3232.1177.1267.9369.6255.2381.1116.5212.6293.7537.0512.0

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Crime rate in Alturas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -435 (-13.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Alturas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alturas, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alturas-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 498% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 274.3 miles away from Alturas center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 196.8 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 200.2 miles away from Alturas center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 243.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alturas topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Laxalt - Non-fiction writer, Ernest S. Brown - Politician, Kayte Christensen - WNBA player (Phoenix Mercury, born: Nov 16, 1980).

Hospitals and medical centers in Alturas:

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

Airports located in Alturas:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alturas:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 84 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,900)
  • Shasta College (about 111 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 121 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 139 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 140 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • California State University-Chico (about 140 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 140 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 36.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

36.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.28
U.S.:

9.14

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

CITY OF ALTURAS (Population served: 2,982, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2005)
CALIFORNIA PINES C.S.D. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
MDF-MEDICINE LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-10-2012)
MDF-BLUE LAKE CG (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (AUG-15-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2005)
MDF-DEVIL'S GARDEN RANGER ST. (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2007)
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 Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2005)
MDF-WILLOW CREEK CG (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
MDF-CEDAR CREEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-2007)

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

  • MDF-MILL CREEK FALLS CG (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDF-HOWARD'S GULCH CG (Population served: 55, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDF-STOUGH RESERVOIR CG (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MDF-MEDICINE LAKE HEADQUARTERS (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.3%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 51.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.9% for American Indian residents, 78.6% for other race residents, 18.2% 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
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, California environmental map by EPA

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Alturas compared to California state average:

  • 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.
  • House age above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
California average:

15.4

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. (24%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6062
Other3633
Evangelical Protestant3508
Mainline Protestant1463
None8,221-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,452$44,7121$988
Other Government Administration 11$7,778$8,4851$3,432
Police Protection - Officers 6$26,124$52,2480$0
Police - Other 1$2,316$27,7921$636
Firefighters 1$3,698$44,3760$0
Streets and Highways 3$12,236$48,9440$0
Airports 0$0 1$1,380
Sewerage 1$3,720$44,6400$0
Water Supply 1$3,460$41,5200$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$3,578
Totals for Government 26$66,784$30,8236$10,014

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $152,000 ($57.21)
    Police Protection: $61,000 ($22.96)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $719,000 ($270.61)
    Regular Highways: $469,000 ($176.51)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($136.62)
    Sewerage: $293,000 ($110.27)
    Central Staff Services: $248,000 ($93.34)
    General - Other: $99,000 ($37.26)
    Fire Protection: $89,000 ($33.50)
    Parks & Recreation: $78,000 ($29.36)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($1.13)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($3.39)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($3.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $959,000 ($360.93)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $342,000 ($128.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000 ($6.02)
    All Other: $4,000 ($1.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $35,000 ($13.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $52,000 ($19.57)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($11.29)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $632,000 ($237.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $459,000 ($172.75)
    General Support: $161,000 ($60.59)
    Highways: $137,000 ($51.56)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $448,000 ($168.61)
    Property: $242,000 ($91.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $83,000 ($31.24)
    Public Utilities: $35,000 ($13.17)
    NEC: $29,000 ($10.91)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,017,000 ($382.76)

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.76% ($16,273 average AGI)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.65% ($41,263 average AGI)
to Klamath County, OR  0.65% ($20,000)
to Washoe County, NV  0.44% ($36,692)

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.)
Alturas fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


Alturas fatal accident list:

Oct 5, 2008 06:30 AM, W C St, Lat: 41.49047, Lon: -120.54967, 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 persons involved: 1
Sep 10, 1977 11:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 7, 1976 08:41 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 2,401Total average daily traffic
  • 726Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,000Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
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
Chevrolet1Super 81
FedEx2True Value1
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
Nike1Vans1
Quiznos1

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