Calpine, California

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Population in 2010: 205.
Males: 70  (34.4%)
Females: 135  (65.6%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 96124.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,756
Calpine:

$55,756
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,973

Calpine CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $260,497
Calpine:

$260,497
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $355,250; detached houses: $354,955

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,333.

March 2019 cost of living index in Calpine: 94.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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Ancestries: English (27.7%), Portuguese (9.9%), German (7.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4958 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (34.3 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (94.7 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (402.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Sattley, CA (1.9 miles),
Sierraville, CA (2.6 miles),
Whitehawk, CA (2.7 miles),
East Sierra, CA (2.7 miles ),
Gold Mountain, CA (2.8 miles),
Valley Ranch, CA (2.9 miles),
Clio, CA (3.0 miles),
Iron Horse, CA (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.67 N, Longitude: 120.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Calpine, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Calpine, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
California:

7.9%

Earthquake activity:

Calpine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6676% 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 179.8 miles away from Calpine center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 165.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from Calpine center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from Calpine center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 279.5 miles away from Calpine 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 198.0 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sierra County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, 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).

Airports located in Calpine:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calpine:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 34 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 35 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Western Nevada College (about 48 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Butte College (about 65 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 70 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 74 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • California State University-Chico (about 76 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Calpine Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Calpine: Calpine Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Sierra County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

12.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Calpine:

Marital status in Calpine, CA
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Calpine:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.2
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Calpine, CA (based on Sierra County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1994
Catholic1222
Other1041
Mainline Protestant642
None2,751-
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: 2
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sierra County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Sierra County:

12.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.6%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
California:

21.3%

5.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
California average:

5.03%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Calpine:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calpine:

  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Calpine:

  • K11SW (Channel 11; SIERRAVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRAVILLE T.V. ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • $388,000Total costs
  • 2,990Total average daily traffic
  • 148Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,756Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Calpine)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Calpine, CA
  • 86.1%Wood
  • 13.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Calpine, CA
  • 100.0%Wood


Calpine compared to California 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
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