Avery, California

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Population in 2010: 646.
Population change since 2000: -3.9%
Males: 233  (36.2%)
Females: 413  (63.8%)
Median resident age:

44.8 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95233, 95247.

Avery Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $80,040 (it was $41,184 in 2000)
Avery:

$80,040
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,297 (it was $26,394 in 2000)

Avery CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $278,734 (it was $148,800 in 2000)
Avery:

$278,734
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $286,591; detached houses: $286,353

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,506.

March 2019 cost of living index in Avery: 96.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.6%

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Ancestries: English (20.9%), German (18.5%), American (10.4%), Canadian (9.0%), Italian (8.1%), Czech (4.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3387 feet

Land area: 4.51 square miles.

Population density: 143 people per square mile   (very low).

Avery, California map

8 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
California:

26.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,929 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,024 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (37.8 miles , pop. 78,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (53.1 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (305.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Forest Meadows, CA (1.6 miles ),
Arnold, CA (2.0 miles ),
Murphys, CA (2.5 miles ),
Mountain Ranch, CA (3.0 miles ),
Dorrington, CA (3.0 miles ),
Vallecito, CA (3.1 miles ),
West Point-Wilseyville, CA (3.1 miles ),
Yankee Hill, CA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.20 N, Longitude: 120.37 W

Distribution of median household income in Avery, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Avery, CA in 2019
Avery satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
California:

7.9%
Most common industries in Avery, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.8%)
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.9%)
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (33.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (15.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (7.3%)
  • Truck transportation (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (35.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.2%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.4%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.2%)
  • Private households (5.2%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Avery, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (15.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.0%)
  • Carpenters (13.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Top executives (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (19.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.0%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.8%)
  • Bus drivers (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)

Average climate in Avery, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 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 17.0 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 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Avery-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8045% 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 144.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 233.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 221.1 miles away from Avery center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from the city center
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 107.4 miles away from Avery center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 229.9 miles away from Avery 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 Calaveras County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avery topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avery:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER-SONORA (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • TUOLUMNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SONORA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avery:

  • Modesto Junior College (about 52 miles; Modesto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,635)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 53 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of the Pacific (about 54 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 54 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 54 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • University of California-Merced (about 58 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 60 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)

Public elementary/middle school in Avery:

  • AVERY MIDDLE (Students: 272, Location: 4545 MORAN RD., Grades: 6-8)
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Notable locations in Avery: Calaveras Ranger Station (A), Crescent Cove Picnic Area (B), Calaveras District Ranger Office (C), Crescent Cove Campground (D), Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Arnold Fire Station (E), Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District Station 3 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Hunter Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Avery: Leach Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Avery Hotel (4573 Moran Road).

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

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

COTTAGE SPRINGS WATER CO. (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2007), St Public Notif issued (MAY-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2007), St Public Notif issued (MAY-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2007), St Public Notif issued (MAY-14-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2007), St Public Notif issued (MAY-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 10 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Avery:

Marital status in Avery, CA
  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

For population 25 years and over in Avery:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Avery, CA (based on Calaveras County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,0525
Evangelical Protestant3,71740
Other1,6426
Mainline Protestant9728
Orthodox452
None14,150-
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: 11
Here:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Calaveras County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

22.7%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

63.2%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

65.7%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.2
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Avery:

18.4%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Avery:

8.6%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Avery:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Avery:

37.1%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Avery:

67.5%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.9%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Avery, CA Residents

8.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  1.47% ($58,972 average AGI)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.60% ($98,350)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.55% ($78,880)


6.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  0.94% ($52,310 average AGI)
to Amador County, CA  0.62% ($49,088)
to Tuolumne County, CA  0.60% ($42,465)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avery:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avery:

  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KCFA (106.1 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KCFA, INC.)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Avery:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hunter Reservoir (Lat: 38.197417 Lon: -120.357694), Call Sign: KLP357, Licensee ID: L00007275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.235 MHz, Grant Date: 11/06/1996, Expiration Date: 12/02/2001, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2001, Registrant: Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Mail Code B22a, San Francisco, CA 94177, Phone: (415) 973-8006

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Avery)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: REARWIN 7000 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 15828, N15828, N-15828, Serial Number: 451, Certificate Issue Date: 08/26/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Jim Harmuth, Po Box 18, Avery, CA 95224
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/20/2015
  • Aircraft: NAVION NAVION B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING GO-435C&D SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5261K, N5261K, N-5261K, Serial Number: NAV-4-2161B, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 06/14/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Russell E Harmuth, Po Box 224, Avery, CA 95224, Other Owners: Shirley L Harmuth
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/08/2020
  • Aircraft: HARMUTH RUSS SPITFIRE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 3297, N3297, N-3297, Serial Number: REH, Certificate Issue Date: 03/26/2002
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Russell E Harmuth, Po Box 224, Avery, CA 95224, Other Owners: Shirley L Harmuth

Most common first names in Avery, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John670.5 years
Robert669.8 years
William578.6 years
James476.0 years
Mary478.2 years
Arthur384.6 years
Edward383.3 years
George384.7 years
Raymond371.3 years
Richard363.7 years
Most common last names in Avery, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis475.7 years
Johnson371.3 years
Miller383.3 years
Workman378.6 years
Alford287.5 years
Chesebrough278.5 years
Anderson264.0 years
Eltringham276.0 years
Cochran273.5 years
Feil279.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Avery, CA
  • 54.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 38.8%Wood
  • 6.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Avery, CA
  • 88.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.9%Electricity


Avery compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Avery on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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