Canyondam, California

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Population in 2010: 31.
Population change since 2000: -16.2%
Males: 22  (73.2%)
Females: (26.8%)
Median resident age:

63.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 96137

Estimated median household income in 2017: $59,283 (it was $40,104 in 2000)
Canyondam:

$59,283
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,510 (it was $22,620 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $172,116 (it was $84,300 in 2000)
Canyondam:

$172,116
CA:

$509,400
March 2019 cost of living index in Canyondam: 98.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Canyondam, CA (2010)
    • 2683.9%White alone
    • 26.5%Asian alone
    • 26.5%Hispanic
    • 13.2%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: English (24.2%), American (17.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4620 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (very low).

Canyondam, California map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Canyondam CDP:

0.8% ($700)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (50.1 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (113.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (446.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

East Shore, CA (2.2 miles),
Prattville, CA (2.2 miles),
Almanor, CA (2.5 miles),
Lake Almanor Country Club, CA (2.6 miles ),
Greenville, CA (2.6 miles ),
Hamilton Branch, CA (2.7 miles ),
Caribou, CA (2.8 miles),
Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.17 N, Longitude: 121.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Canyondam satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

12.8%
California:

4.6%

Average climate in Canyondam, 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 Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Canyondam-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 542% 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 182.2 miles away from Canyondam center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 189.9 miles away from Canyondam center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 238.5 miles away from Canyondam 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 158.4 miles away from Canyondam 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 181.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 196.9 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).
Canyondam topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Canyondam:

  • INDIAN VALLEY HOSPITAL D P SNF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, CA)
  • SENECA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CHESTER, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Canyondam:

  • Butte College (about 48 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 52 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Shasta College (about 73 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Yuba College (about 77 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 80 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 80 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Sierra College (about 96 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Camp Almanor (A). Display/hide its location 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Canyondam that have no violations reported:

  • WILSONS CAMP PRATTVILLE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

1.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

52.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Canyondam:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Canyondam:

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 41.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Canyondam, CA (based on Plumas County data)

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

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Plumas County:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Plumas County:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Washoe County, NV  0.94% ($44,221 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.47% ($33,794)
to Lassen County, CA  0.37% ($47,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Canyondam:

  • 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.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Canyondam:

  • 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)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Canyondam:

  • K57AD (Channel 57; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K59AU (Channel 59; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K67BS (Channel 67; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K63DP (Channel 63; CHESTER, CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.8mTotal length
  • 1,230Total average daily traffic
  • 196Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,299Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Humbug Summit Telemetry Sta 8 Km Sw (Lat: 40.115722 Lon: -121.370806), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WGL394,
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.875 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2011, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Rattlesnake Hill Telemetry 6 Km Se (Lat: 40.144056 Lon: -121.043306), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WGL395,
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.875 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2011, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022, Cancellation Date: 01/04/2012, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:



Canyondam compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 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.
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