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 2019: $40,268 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Butte Valley:

$40,268
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,480 (it was $12,373 in 2000)

Butte Valley CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $133,938 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Butte Valley:

$133,938
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $389,301; detached houses: $422,294; townhouses or other attached units: $396,675; in 2-unit structures: $232,425; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $547,585; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $680,213; mobile homes: $199,685; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $215,947
March 2019 cost of living index in Butte Valley: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Butte Valley, CA (2000)
    • 1,34471.3%White alone
    • 42822.7%Hispanic
    • 663.5%American Indian alone
    • 331.8%Two or more races
    • 130.7%Asian alone

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

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

0.7% ($429)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

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

Distribution of median household income in Butte Valley, CA in 2019
Butte Valley satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.3%
California:

7.9%
Most common industries in Butte Valley, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (32.8%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Food (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (43.2%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Wood products (8.5%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.4%)
  • Educational services (2.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.5%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Butte Valley, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (25.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)

Average climate in Butte Valley, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Butte Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 3914% 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 Butte Valley 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 the city 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 the city 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 (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Butte Valley:

Marital status in Butte Valley, CA
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

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
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

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Siskiyou County:

8.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Siskiyou County:

25.5%
California:

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

14.2%
State:

17.9%

6.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shasta County, CA  0.67% ($39,972 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.31% ($46,688)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.29% ($27,609)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shasta County, CA  0.62% ($43,144 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.50% ($39,351)
to Klamath County, OR  0.26% ($28,902)

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
  • 26ft / 7.6mTotal length
  • $60,000Total costs
  • 22,791Total average daily traffic
  • 1,711Total average daily truck traffic
  • 30,313Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Lake Hills, Lat: 39.650722 Lon: -121.617833, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 17 m, Call Sign: WQOD442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/19/2021, Certifier: Scott M Schifando, Registrant: Digitalpath Inc., 275 Airpark Blvd. Suite 500, Chico, CA 95973, Phone: (530) 571-7669, Fax: (530) 899-7787, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KE6BPR, Licensee ID: L00710033, Grant Date: 06/27/2013, Expiration Date: 09/21/2023, Certifier: James A Camy, Registrant: James A Camy, 3408 Williams Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965-8374
  • Call Sign: N6CLQ, Licensee ID: L01322153, Grant Date: 09/10/2007, Expiration Date: 10/10/2016, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2013, Certifier: Reginald G Scarbrough, Registrant: Reginald G Scarbrough, 3289 Clark Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: W2FHW, Licensee ID: L01251059, Grant Date: 01/18/2017, Expiration Date: 02/28/2027, Registrant: Richard J Powell, 3343 Cory Canyon Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: KI6LRB, Licensee ID: L00817812, Grant Date: 08/08/2017, Expiration Date: 09/07/2027, Certifier: H Christopher L Baumbach, Registrant: H Christopher L Baumbach, 3786 Echo Mountain Road, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: KI6STG, Licensee ID: L01006424, Grant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 08/20/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/21/2020, Certifier: Kerry D Straub, Registrant: Kerry D Straub, 2285 Bosmas Dr, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: KJ6MNZ, Licensee ID: L01617117, Grant Date: 02/07/2011, Expiration Date: 02/07/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2016, Certifier: David C Gislon, Registrant: David C Gislon, 3741 Dulcinea Dr, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Call Sign: K6PUA, Previous Call Sign: N6CLQ, Licensee ID: L01322153, Grant Date: 08/13/2013, Expiration Date: 08/13/2023, Certifier: Reginald G Scarbrough, Registrant: Reginald G Scarbrough, 3289 Clark Rd, Butte Valley, CA 95965

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB 10 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-360-A1D (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55424 , Serial Number: 1228, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1991, Certificate Issue Date: 03/01/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Dale E Cox, 5198 Miocene Cir, Butte Valley, CA 95965
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 63621 , Serial Number: 15077436, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Sinclair D Macgregor, 3701 Circle J Ln, Butte Valley, CA 95965

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Butte Valley, CA
  • 48.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.3%Wood
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Butte Valley, CA
  • 41.5%Wood
  • 30.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.7%Electricity
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Utility gas


Butte Valley compared to California state average:

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