Beckwourth, California

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Population in 2010: 432. Population change since 2000: +26.3%
Males: 134  (31.2%)
Females: 298  (68.8%)
Median resident age:  57.0 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 96122, 96129.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $72,779 (it was $47,813 in 2000)
Beckwourth:

$72,779
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $53,065 (it was $16,928 in 2000)

Beckwourth CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $312,772 (it was $132,400 in 2000)
Beckwourth:

$312,772
CA:

$477,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,918.

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  • Races in Beckwourth, CA (2010)

    Beckwourth races chart
    • 38789.6%White alone
    • 296.7%Hispanic
    • 81.9%American Indian alone
    • 51.2%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beckwourth: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (34.5%), Norwegian (22.3%), Italian (10.8%), French (7.9%), German (7.2%), English (6.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4900 feet

Land area: 11.7 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Beckwourth,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Beckwourth:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beckwourth CDP:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 32.0%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 37.6%
  • Divorced: 6.4%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beckwourth, California as of December 09, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Beckwourth to the number of sex offenders is 279 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,442 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,485 (0.7%)

Beckwourth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (37.3 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (104.9 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (412.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Portola, CA (1.9 miles ), Lake Davis, CA (2.2 miles) , Delleker, CA (2.3 miles ), Iron Horse, CA (2.4 miles ), Mabie, CA (2.6 miles) , Gold Mountain, CA (2.8 miles) , Mohawk Vista, CA (3.1 miles) , Whitehawk, CA (3.3 miles) .

Latitude: 39.83 N, Longitude: 120.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Beckwourth household income distribution Beckwourth home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (72%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (46%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Beckwourth, California

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Earthquake activity:

Beckwourth-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 709% 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 188.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from Beckwourth center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 154.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from Beckwourth 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 197.2 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plumas County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beckwourth topographic map

Birthplace of: Alice Marble - Tennis player.

airports located in Beckwourth:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beckwourth:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 37 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 37 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Western Nevada College (about 56 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Butte College (about 68 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 77 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 78 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 84 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

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Notable locations in Beckwourth: Ramelli Ranch (A), Beckwourth Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Whispering Pines Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Grizzly Ice Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Plumas 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 57.3. This is better than average.

City:

57.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
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:

7.9
California average:

15.3

Beckwourth travel time to work - commute Beckwourth mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Beckwourth CDP (based on Plumas County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,66723
Catholic1,2164
Mainline Protestant8468
Other7646
None15,514-
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
Plumas County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plumas County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Plumas County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Beckwourth:

53.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Beckwourth:

21.9%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Beckwourth:

6.2%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Beckwourth:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.5%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.0%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beckwourth, CA Residents

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Butte County, CA  0.59% ($30,372 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.59% ($35,372)
from Placer County, CA  0.26% ($54,368)


6.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
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 Washoe County, NV  0.93% ($40,681 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.89% ($25,197)
to Lassen County, CA  0.35% ($34,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beckwourth:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beckwourth:

  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Robbie Cassou, 308 Beckwourth-Genesee Road (Lat: 39.820056 Lon: -120.376556), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 6 m, Registrant: 5302830870, , 505 LAWRENCE STREET
  • Larry K Moniz, 308 Beckwourth-Genesee Road (Lat: 39.820056 Lon: -120.376556), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 6 m, Registrant: 5302830870, , 505 LAWRENCE STREET
  • JOE WILSON, Nervino Airport (Lat: 39.819056 Lon: -120.347278), Type: 10.0, Overall height: 10 m, Registrant: 9169286748, , 1165 NATIONAL DR.
  • MOHAMMAD SALEH, Nervino Airport (Lat: 39.819056 Lon: -120.347278), Type: 10.0, Structure height: 06063 m, Overall height: 10 m, Registrant: 9169286748, , 1165 NATIONAL DR.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Dwr Mantenance Yard (Lat: 39.818222 Lon: -120.370500), Call Sign: KRZ403
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.205 MHz, 159.240 MHz, 159.255 MHz, 159.465 MHzGrant Date: 04/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/14/2025Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • BECKWOURTHDOTMS, Dot Maintenance Station Hwy 70 (Lat: 39.818222 Lon: -120.370500), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5.5 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WPWK912
    Assigned Frequencies: 857.737 MHz, 812.737 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/2012, Expiration Date: 12/10/2022, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Nervino Airport (Lat: 39.817583 Lon: -120.358417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.5 m, Overall height: 6.8 m, Call Sign: WQOY882
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHzGrant Date: 03/08/2012, Expiration Date: 03/08/2022, Certifier: Joe WilsonRegistrant: All Weather Inc, 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Harriet Lane, Lat: 39.751028 Lon: -120.305972, Type: Upole, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQJY260
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/11/2009, Expiration Date: 02/11/2019, Certifier: Charles A BridgemanRegistrant: Plumas-Sierra Telecommunications, 73233 State Route 70, Portola, CA 96122, Phone: (530) 258-7014, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Nervino Airport (Lat: 39.816556 Lon: -120.351056), Type: Building, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WKP6
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/1998, Expiration Date: 10/21/2003, Cancellation Date: 12/21/2003Registrant: County Of Plumas, 520 Main St Rm 121, Quincy, CA 95971
  • Beckwourth-Nervino Airport (Lat: 39.817500 Lon: -120.358333), Type: Pole, Structure height: 10.4 m, Call Sign: WQPF552
    Assigned Frequencies: 119.350 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Joe WilsonRegistrant: Plumas County Facility Services, 198 Andy\'s Way, Quincy, CA 95971, Phone: (530) 283-6070, Fax: (530) 283-6088, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KK6QNC, Licensee ID: L01907086, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/25/2024, Certifier: Jordan B Herbert, Registrant: Jordan B Herbert, 81296 State Route 70, Beckwourth, CA 96129
  • Call Sign: KK6QND, Licensee ID: L01907087, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/25/2024, Certifier: Brendan A Herbert, Registrant: Brendan A Herbert, 81296 State Route 70, Beckwourth, CA 96129

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: TOLOTTI BERNARD J KITFOX IV 1200 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 520PT , Serial Number: 1807, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Laverna G Marshall, 82056 State Route 70, Beckwourth, CA 96129
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 76292 , Serial Number: 10706, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gary A Allegre, 81976 State Route 70, Beckwourth, CA 96129
  • Aircraft: EVEKTOR-AEROTECHNIK AS SPORTSTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 93CE , Serial Number: 20050406, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/2005
    Registrant (Partnership): Sam J Wilbanks, 5989 A 23, Beckwourth, CA 96129, Other Owners: Kim Barkley Wilbanks

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

  • SIERRA VALLEY R.V. PARK (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Beckwourth compared to California state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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