Amador City, California

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Population in 2014: 186 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 
Males: 89  (48.3%)
Females: 97  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95601, 95685.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,778 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Amador City:

$50,778
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $49,417 (it was $17,963 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $320,822 (it was $167,900 in 2000)
Amador City:

$320,822
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $398,233; Detached houses: $396,167

Median gross rent in 2016: $889.

  • Races in Amador City, CA (2010)

    Amador City races chart
    • 16388.1%White alone
    • 115.9%Hispanic
    • 52.7%Two or more races
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 21.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amador City: 96.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (20.7%), German (12.1%), Eastern European (6.9%), Italian (6.9%), Croatian (5.2%), Lithuanian (5.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 571 people per square mile   (low).

Amador City, California map

For population 25 years and over in Amador City:

  • High school or higher: 95.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amador City city:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 6.1%
  • Widowed: 1.3%
  • Divorced: 22.8%

4 residents are foreign born (1.1% Oceania).

This city:

2.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,024 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,036 (0.3%)

Amador City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (17.5 miles , pop. 78,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (36.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (329.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sutter Creek, CA (1.5 miles ), Drytown, CA (1.5 miles) , Martell, CA (2.0 miles ), Plymouth, CA (2.1 miles ), Jackson, CA (2.3 miles ), Fiddletown, CA (2.7 miles ), Ione, CA (2.8 miles ), Pine Grove, CA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $68,400
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $69,200
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $280,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $280,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.42 N, Longitude: 120.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Amador City household income distribution Amador City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)

Average climate in Amador City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Amador City-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 780% 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 121.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 104.2 miles away from Amador City center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 228.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from Amador City center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 242.6 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 Amador County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amador City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amador City:

  • UNITED HOME CARE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; JACKSON, CA)
  • KIT CARSON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; JACKSON, CA)

Amtrak station near Amador City:

  • 19 miles: CAMERON PARK (US HWY. 50 & CAMERON PARK DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amador City:

  • Folsom Lake College (about 24 miles; Folsom, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,308)
  • American River College (about 33 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Cosumnes River College (about 33 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,327)
  • Sierra College (about 34 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 34 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)
  • Sacramento City College (about 38 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 15,963)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 40 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)

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Notable locations in Amador City: Weil Building (A), Torres Hall (B), Peyton Building (C), Kling Building (D), Fleehart Building (E), Chichizola Building (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Amador Whitney Museum (14170 State Highway 49).

Amador 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 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.207. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.207
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.8%
(23.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
California average:

15.3

Amador City travel time to work - commute Amador City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amador City city (based on Amador County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,8876
Evangelical Protestant3,28828
Other1,2166
Mainline Protestant7666
Orthodox1501
None28,784-
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: 12
Amador County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Amador County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Amador County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Amador County:

26.1%
California:

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

14.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.5%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amador City:

17.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.6%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.8%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amador City, CA Residents
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 0$0 1$250
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$865
Sewerage 0$0 1$650
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$850
Totals for Government 0$0 5$2,615

Amador City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $127,000 ($682.80)
    Central Staff Services: $68,000 ($365.59)
    Sewerage: $32,000 ($172.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($155.91)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($102.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $5,000 ($26.88)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($16.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $75,000 ($403.23)

Amador City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $60,000 ($322.58)
    All Other: $1,000 ($5.38)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($96.77)
    Rents: $11,000 ($59.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($32.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($53.76)
    Highways: $10,000 ($53.76)
    All Other: $5,000 ($26.88)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($198.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000 ($96.77)
    Total General Sales: $16,000 ($86.02)
    NEC: $12,000 ($64.52)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($16.13)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $573,000 ($3080.65)

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
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 Sacramento County, CA  0.98% ($40,189 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.75% ($32,598)
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.52% ($48,687)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
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 Sacramento County, CA  1.33% ($39,174 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.47% ($36,393)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.35% ($56,326)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amador City:

  • 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.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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.)
  • KEBR (1210 AM; 5 kW; ROCKLIN, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTKZ (1380 AM; 5 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amador City:

  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEDR (88.1 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCCL-FM (101.9 FM; SHINGLE SPRINGS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amador City:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KGTN-LP (Channel 62; PLACERVILLE, CA; Owner: PRAISE THE LORD STUDIO CHAPEL)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)

Amador City fatal accident list:

Jun 10, 1988 05:05 PM, 49, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WA6YTG, Licensee ID: L00222678, Grant Date: 02/09/1998, Expiration Date: 02/09/2008, Cancellation Date: 02/10/2010, Registrant: Ross L Rehart, 17510 Quartz Mountain Road North, Amador City, CA 95601-0188
  • Call Sign: KJ6GRH, Licensee ID: L01558852, Grant Date: 04/01/2010, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020, Certifier: Ezra T Peckinpaugh, Registrant: Ezra T Peckinpaugh, Amador City, CA 95601
  • Call Sign: KK6HPC, Licensee ID: L01822318, Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: Ronald W Lane, Registrant: Ronald W Lane, Amador City, CA 95601

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Other fuel (15%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Amador City 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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