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Population in 2010: 22. Population change since 2000: -15.4%
Males: (35.4%)
Females: 15  (64.6%)

Median resident age:  46.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip code: 95915

Estimated median household income in 2012: $9,678 (it was $6,719 in 2000)
Belden:

$9,678
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $4,401

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $66,564 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Belden:

$66,564
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,008; Detached houses: $89,008

Median gross rent in 2012: $396.

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  • White alone - 20 (90.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (9.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Belden: 201.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (43.5%), English (20.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3400 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Belden:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belden CDP:

  • Never married: 45.9%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 54.1%

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (36.0 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (101.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (439.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tobin, CA (2.5 miles) , Caribou, CA (2.7 miles) , Storrie, CA (2.7 miles) , Bucks Lake, CA (3.2 miles) , Twain, CA (3.3 miles) , Meadow Valley, CA (3.3 miles ), Paxton, CA (3.7 miles) , Canyondam, CA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 40.01 N, Longitude: 121.25 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.3%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Belden, California

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Earthquake activity:

Belden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 301% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1998 at 19:49:53, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 14.5 mi) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from Belden center
On 8/10/2001 at 20:19:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 09:53:30, a magnitude 5.3 (4.7 MB, 5.3 ML, 4.8 MW, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/1997 at 17:49:28, a magnitude 4.8 (4.4 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Belden center
On 2/10/1993 at 21:48:35, a magnitude 5.1 (4.8 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.4 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 Plumas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 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).
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Heliports located in Belden:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belden:

  • Butte College (about 33 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,150)
  • California State University-Chico (about 38 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)
  • Yuba College (about 63 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Shasta College (about 73 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 84 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 84 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Sierra College (about 85 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)

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Notable location: Ebbe Stamp Mill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Murphy Creek (A), Indian Creek (B), Chips Creek (C), Yellow Creek (D), Pauls Creek (E). Display/hide their locations 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.8. This is about average.
City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 20.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 100.0%

Average household size:
This place:  1.7 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  23.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Belden, CA

Belden compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Belden travel time to work - commute


Belden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (54%)
  • Wood (46%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.52%
Here29.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents48.8%14.0%12.2%9.1%5.1%
Congregations12.1%15.2%12.1%12.1%12.1%
NameVineyard USALutheran ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.8%3.3%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

7.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,120 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
California average:

5.75%

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:
from Washoe County, NV  0.71% ($29,500 average AGI)
from Butte County, CA  0.50% ($32,184)
from Lassen County, CA  0.39% ($31,133)


8.40% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
California average:

6.27%

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:
to Washoe County, NV  1.16% ($45,371 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.74% ($50,702)
to Lassen County, CA  0.47% ($26,806)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belden:

  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belden:

  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Belden:

  • KCVU (Channel 30; PARADISE, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)


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