For population 25 years and over in Bear Valley:
For population 15 years and over in Bear Valley CDP:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (50.5 miles , pop. 52,457).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (76.2 miles , pop. 243,771).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (316.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Kirkwood, CA (3.9 miles) , Dorrington, CA (4.1 miles ), West Point-Wilseyville, CA (4.3 miles) , Markleeville, CA (4.5 miles) , Pine Grove-Silver Lake, CA (4.6 miles) , Cold Springs, CA (4.6 miles ), Arnold, CA (4.7 miles ), Alpine Village, CA (5.0 miles) .
Latitude: 38.47 N, Longitude: 120.05 W
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (8 officers).
Crime rates in Bear Valley (2001):
Average climate in Bear Valley, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Bear Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1186% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/12/1994 at 12:23:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 32.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Bear Valley center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:33:44, a magnitude 6.1 (6.1 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:49:27, a magnitude 6.0 (5.5 MB, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1980 at 20:35:48, a magnitude 5.9 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.9 ML, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Bear Valley center
On 9/30/1981 at 11:53:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MS, 5.8 ML, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 92.8 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 Alpine County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Landslides: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Gale Henry - Actor.
Airports located in Bear Valley:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bear Valley:
Public high school in Bear Valley:
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Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 7.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 3.89. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 41.6%
(47.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Bear Valley compared to California state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Bear Valley CDP (based on Alpine County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.89%
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16.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,231 average adjusted gross income)
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:
12.50% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,565 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bear Valley, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bear Valley, CA