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Population in 2010: 102. Population change since 2000: -31.5%
Males: 78  (76.9%)
Females: 24  (23.1%)

Median resident age:  50.3 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip code: 96011

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,749 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Big Bend:

$38,749
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,911

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,924 (it was $168,800 in 2000)
Big Bend:

$52,924
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $463,019; Detached houses: $598,316; Mobile homes: $272,011

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

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  • White alone - 84 (82.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (5.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Big Bend: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (28.0%), Irish (22.7%), United States (17.3%), English (8.0%), Italian (6.7%), Polish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1701 feet

Land area: 5.72 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Big Bend:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Bend CDP:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 22.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 26.3%

7 residents are foreign born (7.1% Europe).

This place:  7.1%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Big Bend, California as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Big Bend to the number of sex offenders is 102 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $625 (1.0%)

Big Bend satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (39.1 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (172.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (517.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Montgomery Creek, CA (3.5 miles) , Round Mountain, CA (3.9 miles) , Burney, CA (4.0 miles ), East Shasta, CA (4.3 miles) , Cassel, CA (4.5 miles ), McCloud, CA (4.5 miles ), Central Shasta, CA (4.7 miles) , Sacramento Canyon, CA (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 41.02 N, Longitude: 121.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.9%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (14%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (25%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (19%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)


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Earthquake activity:

Big Bend-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 199% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/21/1993 at 03:28:55, a magnitude 6.0 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 6.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 1 other deaths)
On 9/21/1993 at 05:45:33, a magnitude 6.0 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Big Bend 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/30/2008 at 03:03:06, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, Depth: 18.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/4/1993 at 22:15:19, a magnitude 5.4 (5.2 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.4 ML, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from Big Bend center
On 12/20/2000 at 23:39:14, a magnitude 4.7 (4.3 MB, 4.7 ML, 4.4 MW, Depth: 12.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.2 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 Shasta County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Bend:

  • Shasta College (about 34 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,214)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 86 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,087)
  • California State University-Chico (about 90 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 91 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 3,571)
  • Butte College (about 96 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • Humboldt State University (about 115 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,109)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 119 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 2,802)

Public elementary/middle school in Big Bend:

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Notable locations in Big Bend: Deer Ranch (A), Big Bend Hot Springs (B), Big Bend US Forest Service Station (C), Big Bend Volunteer Fire Company 70 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Nelson Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Shasta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

E & G RESORT (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.3%
(45.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  39.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Big Bend, CA

Big Bend compared to California state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (54%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (38%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Big Bend CDP (based on Shasta County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.93%
Here23.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary Alliance Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents30.7%12.4%7.0%6.0%4.5%
Congregations6.3%9.4%3.1%2.4%7.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.2%4.0%3.6%3.2%24.3%
Congregations7.1%3.9%1.6%3.1%55.9%
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: 42
Shasta County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Shasta County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Shasta County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shasta County:

25.3%
California:

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

15.4%
State:

17.9%

6.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,245 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
California average:

5.75%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.07%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tehama County, CA  0.43% ($33,976 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.36% ($36,947)
from Butte County, CA  0.23% ($35,883)


5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.80%
California average:

6.27%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tehama County, CA  0.48% ($43,259 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.39% ($34,013)
to Butte County, CA  0.31% ($27,331)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Bend:

  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMJC (620 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Bend:

  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K220EB (91.9 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KIBC (90.5 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: BURNEY EDUC. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KKRO (91.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMJC-FM (107.9 FM; MT. SHASTA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KVIP-FM (98.1 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEWB (94.7 FM; ANDERSON, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K207BU (89.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KNYR (91.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: STATE OF OREGON/STATE BD/OREGON STAT)
  • KSYC-FM (103.9 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROACASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Big Bend:

  • K04EZ (Channel 4; BIG BEND, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K06ET (Channel 6; BIG BEND, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • K13MJ (Channel 13; BIG BEND, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cdf Fire Sta (Lat: 41.015722 Lon: -121.905000), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPBE312
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.330 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/25/2022
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PIT 4 PH, Pit 4 Ph On Pit River Rd 9 Mi N Of (Lat: 40.985972 Lon: -121.849139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WNTA972
    Assigned Frequencies: 6700.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2010, Expiration Date: 02/15/2020, Certifier: Roger Gray
    Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, Mail Code B22a, San Francisco, CA 94177, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:
  • Pit #4 Powerhouse, Pit #4 Powerhouse, Hagen Flat Rd. Off Big Bend Rd. (Lat: 40.985972 Lon: -121.849139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 22.9 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQEN887
    Assigned Frequencies: 6620.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/2006, Expiration Date: 03/14/2016, Certifier: Al Badella
    Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, Mail Code B22a, San Francisco, CA 94177, Phone: (415) 973-0188, Fax: (415) 973-8527, Email:
  • Pit #3 Powerhouse, Pit #3 Powerhouse, Forest Rte 37n063 Off Clark Creek Rd (Lat: 40.997639 Lon: -121.747750), Type: Building, Structure height: 23.5 m, Call Sign: KEU38
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/20/2008, Expiration Date: 05/06/2018, Certifier: Roger Gray
    Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, Mail Code B22a, San Francisco, CA 94177, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$138,470
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0126.01

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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