Amador City, California

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Population in 2017: 190 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 96  (50.7%)
Females: 94  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95601, 95685.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,449 (it was $45,625 in 2000)
Amador City:

$52,449
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,081 (it was $17,963 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $312,372 (it was $167,900 in 2000)
Amador City:

$312,372
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $420,135; detached houses: $417,205

Median gross rent in 2017: $916.

March 2019 cost of living index in Amador City: 97.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.8%
  • Races in Amador City, CA (2010)
    • 16388.1%White alone
    • 115.9%Hispanic
    • 52.7%Two or more races
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 21.1%Asian alone



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Amador City, California as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amador City is 176 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (13.9%), Eastern European (11.1%), German (11.1%), English (8.3%), European (8.3%), Armenian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 954 feet

Land area: 0.33 square miles.

Population density: 583 people per square mile   (low).

Amador City, California map

4 residents are foreign born (2.0% Oceania).

This city:

2.7%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,132 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,094 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.42 N, Longitude: 120.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Distribution of median household income in Amador City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Amador City, CA in 2017

Amador City satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Amador City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (13.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.2%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (11.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.8%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.3%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (17.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.1%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (9.4%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Amador City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.2%)
  • Cashiers (9.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Art and design workers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Art and design workers (16.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (18.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (10.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Amador City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amador City, California average temperatures Amador City, California average precipitation Amador City, California humidity Amador City, California wind speed Amador City, California snowfall Amador City, California sunshine Amador City, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.7. This is worse than average.

City:

99.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.207. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.207
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

8.5

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 Amador 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 Amador 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 the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 242.6 miles away from Amador 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Amador City:

Marital status in Amador City, CA
  • Never married: 35.7%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.6%
  • Divorced: 24.9%

For population 25 years and over in Amador City:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Amador City, CA (based on Amador County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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
Amador County:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Amador County:

8.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
California:

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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$850
Sewerage 0$0 1$650
Totals for Government 0$0 5$2,615

Amador City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $225,000 ($1184.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $119,000 ($626.32)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($463.16)
    Central Staff Services: $82,000 ($431.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($210.53)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($36.84)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($31.58)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($10.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,000 ($163.16)

Amador City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $82,000 ($431.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $13,000 ($68.42)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($52.63)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($21.05)
  • Tax - Property: $45,000 ($236.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $11,000 ($57.89)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,000 ($36.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($21.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($5.26)
    Other License: $1,000 ($5.26)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,000 ($5.26)

Amador City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,499,000 ($13152.63)

7.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sacramento County, CA  1.54% ($55,019 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.73% ($49,088)
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.56% ($61,367)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sacramento County, CA  1.22% ($55,533 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.57% ($46,392)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.37% ($50,745)

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
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • 2,523Total average daily traffic
  • 140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,800Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amador City, CA
  • 33.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.2%Electricity
  • 21.2%Other fuel
  • 12.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amador City, CA
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 23.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Other fuel


Amador City compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below 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 college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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