Butte Valley, California

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Population in July 2007: 1,883.
Males: 946  (50.3%)
Females: 937  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 96058

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,927 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Butte Valley:

$30,927
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,692 (it was $12,373 in 2000)

Butte Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,311 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Butte Valley:

$122,311
CA:

$373,100
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  • Races in Butte Valley, CA (2000)

    Butte Valley races chart
    • 1,34471.3%White alone
    • 42822.7%Hispanic
    • 663.5%American Indian alone
    • 331.8%Two or more races
    • 130.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Butte Valley: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 498.6 square miles.

Population density: 3.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Butte Valley, California map

For population 25 years and over in Butte Valley:

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Butte Valley CCD:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

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

Butte Valley CCD:  0.7% ($429)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Butte Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (56.7 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (230.8 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (572.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Macdoel, CA (2.1 miles) , Dorris, CA (2.6 miles ), Mount Hebron, CA (2.6 miles) , Tennant, CA (4.5 miles) , Merrill, OR (4.6 miles ), Tulelake, CA (5.0 miles ), Altamont, OR (5.0 miles ), Klamath Falls, OR (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 41.87 N, Longitude: 121.95 W

Butte Valley household income distribution Butte Valley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Wood products (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (3%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (25%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Butte Valley, California

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Earthquake activity:

Butte Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 484% 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 273.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 204.2 miles away from Butte Valley center
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 132.8 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 152.7 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 250.2 miles away from Butte Valley center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 200.2 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 Siskiyou County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Butte Valley:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 28 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,900)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 45 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Rogue Community College (about 84 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Shasta College (about 89 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Humboldt State University (about 131 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 143 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • California State University-Chico (about 149 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)

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Notable location: Butte County Fire Department Station 25 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Clear Creek Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: West Branch Clear Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 50.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 18.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

21.9%
Whole state:

14.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.3%
Whole state:

6.3%
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Butte Valley compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
California average:

16.1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Butte Valley CCD (based on Siskiyou County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,14951
Catholic4,08912
Other1,99312
Mainline Protestant1,44416
Black Protestant1781
Orthodox--
None32,047-
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: 21
Siskiyou County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Siskiyou County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Siskiyou County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Siskiyou County:

25.5%
California:

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

14.2%
State:

17.9%

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.49% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($44,105)
from Klamath County, OR  0.22% ($22,500)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.73% ($33,366 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.52% ($31,203)
to Klamath County, OR  0.35% ($27,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Butte Valley:

  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KKJX (960 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAGO (1150 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Butte Valley:

  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKLJ (88.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRAT (97.7 FM; ALTAMONT, OR; Owner: GEORGE J. WADE)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSKF (90.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: ST OF OREGON ACT BY ST BOARD OF HIGH ED)
  • K210BY (89.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KLMF (88.5 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION)
  • KFLS-FM (96.5 FM; TULELAKE, CA; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLAD-FM (92.5 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFEG (104.7 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: COVE ROAD PUBLISHING LLC)
  • KYSF (102.9 FM; BONANZA, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • 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.)
  • K214BS (90.7 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • K204DM (88.5 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $60,000Total costs
  • 22,791Total average daily traffic
  • 1,711Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,797Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KE6BPR, Licensee ID: L00710033
    Grant Date: 08/02/2003, Expiration Date: 09/21/2013
    Registrant: James A Camy, 3408 Williams Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: N6CLQ, Licensee ID: L01322153
    Grant Date: 09/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2016, Certifier: Reginald G Scarbrough
    Registrant: Reginald G Scarbrough, 3289 Clark Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: W2FHW, Licensee ID: L01251059
    Grant Date: 02/28/2007, Expiration Date: 02/28/2017
    Registrant: Richard J Powell, 3343 Cory Canyon Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: KI6STG, Licensee ID: L01006424
    Grant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 08/20/2018, Certifier: Kerry D Straub
    Registrant: Kerry D Straub, 2285 Bosmas Dr, Butte Valley, CA 95965

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759KP , Serial Number: 18266057, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1977
    Registrant (Partnership): Jack Douglas Hagewood, 3341 Cory Canyon Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965, Other Owners: Elizabeth Hagewood
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TR182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9338R , Serial Number: R18200693, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 12/20/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Richard J Trustee Powell, 3343 Cory Canyon Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965, Other Owners: Rosemary O Trustee Powell

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Butte Valley on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
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