Bucks Lake, California

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Population in 2010: 10. Population change since 2000: -41.2%
Males: (35.3%)
Females: (64.7%)
Median resident age:  58.7 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 95956

Estimated median household income in 2016: $82,375 (it was $56,250 in 2000)
Bucks Lake:

$82,375
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $40,372 (it was $23,571 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $451,003 (it was $225,000 in 2000)
Bucks Lake:

$451,003
CA:

$477,500
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  • Races in Bucks Lake, CA (2010)

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    • 770.0%White alone
    • 330.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bucks Lake: 101.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Basque (133.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 5158 feet

Land area: 10.3 square miles.

Population density: 1.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Bucks Lake, California map

For population 25 years and over in Bucks Lake:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Bucks Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 55.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bucks Lake CDP:  0.6% ($1,250)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Bucks Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (36.1 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (92.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (429.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tobin, CA (2.7 miles) , Meadow Valley, CA (2.8 miles ), Storrie, CA (2.9 miles) , Belden, CA (3.2 miles) , Twain, CA (3.5 miles) , Quincy, CA (3.6 miles ), Caribou, CA (3.8 miles) , Paxton, CA (3.9 miles) .

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 121.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Bucks Lake, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bucks Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 696% 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 162.4 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 199.1 miles away from Bucks Lake center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 237.8 miles away from the city 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 156.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 185.2 miles away from Bucks Lake center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 190.8 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 (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).
Bucks Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bucks Lake:

  • QUINCY HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; QUINCY, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA QUINCY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; QUINCY, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bucks Lake:

  • Butte College (about 30 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 37 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 56 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 75 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 76 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 77 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Shasta College (about 80 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)

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Notable locations in Bucks Lake: Bucks Lake Summer Home Tract (A), PG and E Summer Home Tract (B), Lakeshore Lodge (C), White Horse Campground (D), Grizzly Creek Campground (E), Bucks Lake Guard Station (F), Bucks Lodge Campground (G), Bucks Lake Fire Department (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Thompson Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Haskins Creek (A), Daniels Creek (B), Whitehorse Creek (C). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 47.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

47.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 18.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  100.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  25.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
California average:

15.3

Bucks Lake travel time to work - commute Bucks Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bucks Lake 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%

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 Bucks Lake:

  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bucks Lake:

  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLRS (92.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 700Total average daily traffic
  • 21Total average daily truck traffic
  • 838Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 39.867917 Lon: -121.174889, Call Sign: WNUX256
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.302 MHz, 150.782 MHzGrant Date: 11/03/2010, Expiration Date: 11/28/2020Registrant: Plumas County Fire, 1400 E Main St, Quincy, CA 95971, Phone: (530) 283-6375, Fax: (530) 283-6344, Email:
  • BUCKS LAKE FIRE, 16891 Bucks Lake Rd (Lat: 39.867917 Lon: -121.174889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 17 m, Call Sign: WPTV470
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.355 MHzGrant Date: 11/15/2011, Expiration Date: 12/21/2021, Certifier: Signature On FileRegistrant: Plumas County Fire, 1400 E Main St, Quincy, CA 95971, Phone: (530) 283-6375, Fax: (530) 283-6344, Email:

Bucks Lake compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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