Carnelian Bay, California

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Population in 2010: 524.
Males: 264  (50.5%)
Females: 260  (49.5%)
Median resident age:

61.0 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95604, 96140.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $97,723
Carnelian Bay:

$97,723
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $47,164

Carnelian Bay CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $534,700
Carnelian Bay:

$534,700
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $683,097; detached houses: $678,423

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,905.

March 2019 cost of living index in Carnelian Bay: 100.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.5%
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  • Races in Carnelian Bay, CA (2019)
    • 36380.1%White alone
    • 429.3%Hispanic
    • 245.3%American Indian alone
    • 163.5%Black alone

Races in Carnelian Bay detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Carnelian Bay, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (12.7%), Italian (12.0%), German (8.8%), Polish (5.2%), Scottish (5.2%), Armenian (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 6238 feet

38 residents are foreign born

This place:

8.2%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,728 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (18.1 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (88.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (367.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Tahoe Vista, CA (1.5 miles ),
Dollar Point, CA (1.7 miles ),
Kings Beach, CA (1.8 miles ),
Lake Tahoe, CA (1.8 miles ),
Crystal Bay, NV (2.0 miles ),
Sunnyside-Tahoe City, CA (2.5 miles ),
Incline Village, NV (2.7 miles ),
Incline Village-Crystal Bay, NV (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.23 N, Longitude: 120.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 775

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

5.2%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.6. This is about average.

City:

65.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.156. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.156
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 9.99. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.99
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Carnelian Bay-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7161% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Placer County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Carnelian Bay:

  • INCLINE VILLAGE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV)
  • INCLINE VILLAGE HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV)
  • TAHOE FOREST HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TRUCKEE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Carnelian Bay:

  • 9 miles: TRUCKEE (RAILROAD ST. & COMMERCIAL ROW) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: SODA SPRINGS (DONNER SUMMIT LODGE) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 18 miles: CARSON CITY (507 N. CARSON ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carnelian Bay:

  • Western Nevada College (about 16 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 27 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 29 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Sierra College (about 68 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 69 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Yuba College (about 79 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • American River College (about 79 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)

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Notable location: North Tahoe Fire Protection District Station 55 North Tahoe (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Patton Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Placer 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 Carnelian Bay and their reported violations in the past:

AGATE BAY WATER COMPANY (Population served: 2,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAR-30-2012)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

53.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Carnelian Bay:

Marital status in Carnelian Bay, CA
  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Carnelian Bay:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.2
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carnelian Bay, CA (based on Placer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,135153
Catholic51,34212
Other17,46257
Mainline Protestant6,37630
Orthodox4001
None214,717-
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: 55
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Placer County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
This county:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Placer County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 299
This county:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Placer County:

17.6%
California:

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

14.5%
State:

17.9%

8.57% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($78,750 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.57%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Placer County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sacramento County, CA  2.97% ($68,634 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.40% ($125,286)
from Nevada County, CA  0.32% ($65,405)


7.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,626 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($408 average AGI)
Placer County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sacramento County, CA  2.52% ($54,600 average AGI)
to Nevada County, CA  0.33% ($66,217)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.21% ($78,108)

Businesses in Carnelian Bay, CA

  • 7-Eleven: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Carnelian Bay:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carnelian Bay:

  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K267AA (101.3 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Carnelian Bay:

  • KTVN (Channel 2; RENO, NV; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • K58AO (Channel 58; CRYSTAL BAY, NV; Owner: KOLO LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KNVV-LP (Channel 41; RENO, NV; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K38FW (Channel 38; STATELINE, NV; Owner: RSN WEST, LLC)
  • KREN-TV (Channel 27; RENO, NV; Owner: RENO LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOLO-TV (Channel 8; RENO, NV; Owner: KOLO LICENSEE CORP.)
  • K23DT (Channel 23; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: BROADCAST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION)
  • KAMETV1 (Channel 21; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: PAGE ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Carnelian Bay fatal accident list:

Mar 18, 2017 05:34 PM, Sr-28, Onyx St, Lat: 39.226881, Lon: -120.079042, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 4, 2006 08:50 PM, Sr-28, Lat: 39.235450, Lon: -120.070340, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 15, 2001 11:10 PM, Sr-28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 5146 N Lake Blvd (Lat: 39.225750 Lon: -120.082417), Type: Building, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WHW428, Licensee ID: L00006333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.350 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/08/2014, Expiration Date: 02/03/2024, Registrant: Sierra Boat Co Inc, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140, Phone: (530) 546-2551, Fax: (530) 546-7321, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Carnelian Bay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: JABIRU USA SPORT AIRCRAFT LLC J250-SP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 250SL, N250SL, N-250SL, Serial Number: 245, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 11/11/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Anderson, Po Box 699, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M-18L (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 103 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-145B SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 393A, N393A, N-393A, Serial Number: 54, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Elizabeth M Collins, Po Box 732, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
  • 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: 735VR, N735VR, N-735VR, Serial Number: 18265723, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/08/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth B Foster, Po Box 146, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
  • Aircraft: BEECH E-55 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 165 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 77YE, N77YE, N-77YE, Serial Number: TE-1074, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 09/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Trevor O Trustee Haagenson, 730 Fulton County Rdescent Box 27 / Po Box 275, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140
  • Aircraft: GALAXY BALLOONS INC GALAXY 7 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 32DT, N32DT, N-32DT, Serial Number: GLX-1597, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Douglas R Taggart, Po Box 121, Carnelian Bay, CA 96140, Other Owners: Janet R Taggart

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Carnelian Bay, CA
  • 89.9%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Carnelian Bay, CA
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 20.0%Electricity


Carnelian Bay compared to California state average:

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

Carnelian Bay on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Netherlands (population 500+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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