Central Colusa, California

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Population in July 2007: 10,807.
Males: 5,532  (51.2%)
Females: 5,275  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 95987

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,732 (it was $36,602 in 2000)
Central Colusa:

$51,732
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,207 (it was $14,368 in 2000)

Central Colusa CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $180,883 (it was $104,900 in 2000)
Central Colusa:

$180,883
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $337,350; Detached houses: $347,635; Townhouses or other attached units: $282,556; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,844; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $619,350; Mobile homes: $224,944; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $115,552
Central Colusa races chart
  • Hispanic - 5,444 (56.4%)
  • White alone - 3,832 (39.7%)
  • Two or more races - 122 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 105 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 77 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 22 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 15 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Central Colusa: 274.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 324.6 square miles.

Population density: 33 people per square mile   (very low).

Central Colusa, California map

For population 25 years and over in Central Colusa:

  • High school or higher: 58.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Central Colusa CCD:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

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

Central Colusa CCD:  0.6% ($677)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Central Colusa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (43.5 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (54.7 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (407.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Williams, CA (0.9 miles ), Colusa, CA (2.7 miles ), East Colusa, CA (2.9 miles ), Maxwell, CA (3.0 miles ), Arbuckle, CA (3.2 miles ), Meridian, CA (3.4 miles ), College City, CA (3.5 miles ), Grimes, CA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.15 N, Longitude: 122.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Central Colusa household income distribution Central Colusa home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (40%)
  • Food (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Central Colusa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Central Colusa, California

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Earthquake activity:

Central Colusa-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 711% 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 92.6 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 210.5 miles away from Central Colusa 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 132.0 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 263.0 miles away from Central Colusa 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 177.3 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 Colusa County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Central Colusa:

  • VALLEY WEST CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILLIAMS, CA)
  • VALLEY WEST CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WILLIAMS, CA)
  • COLUSA INDIAN HEALTH CLINIC DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; COLUSA, CA)
  • COLUSA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; COLUSA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Central Colusa:

  • Yuba College (about 32 miles; Marysville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • California State University-Chico (about 43 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 43 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • University of California-Davis (about 48 miles; Davis, CA; FT enrollment: 30,845)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 48 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus (about 50 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 2,855)
  • Sacramento City College (about 55 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 15,963)

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Notable locations in Central Colusa: Arbuckle Golf Club (A), The Four Corners (B), Willow Creek Gun Club (C), Williams City Hall (D), Sacramento Valley Museum (E), Enloe Ambulance Service Williams (F), Maxwell Fire Protection District (G), Williams Fire Protection Authority (H), Arbuckle College City Fire Protection District (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Central Colusa include: Sacred Heart Catholic Church (A), Parkside Methodist Church (B), Maxwell United Methodist Church (C), Maxwell Baptist Church (D), Church of the Annunciation (E), Arbuckle United Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Johns Cemetery (1), Maxwell Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cortina Creek (A), Whisky Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), Petroleum Creek (D), Logan Creek (E), Hunters Creek (F), Glenn Valley Slough (G), Funks Creek (H), Brush Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Central Colusa: Delevan National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Colusa 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 124. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

124
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 2.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.07
U.S.:

20.22

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.06. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

15.7%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

5.0%
Whole state:

6.3%
86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
23 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
159 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
96 people in nursing homes in 2000

Central Colusa compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Central Colusa CCD (based on Colusa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.23%
Here: 29.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents59.2%7.6%7.3%6.9%4.9%
Congregations23.3%13.3%6.7%16.7%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.2%3.5%1.7%1.5%3.3%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%3.3%23.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Colusa County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Colusa County:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 13
Here:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Colusa County:

24.2%
California:

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

17.3%
State:

17.9%

4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
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 Sacramento County, CA  0.51% ($28,421 average AGI)
from Yolo County, CA  0.51% ($33,947)
from Sutter County, CA  0.48% ($36,000)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 Sacramento County, CA  0.75% ($33,842 average AGI)
to Sutter County, CA  0.68% ($32,231)
to Yolo County, CA  0.59% ($61,156)

Strongest AM radio stations in Central Colusa:

  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KUBA (1600 AM; 5 kW; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Central Colusa:

  • KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • KQPT (107.5 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KBBF (89.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: BILINGUAL B/CING. FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K284AG (104.7 FM; WOODLAND, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSXY (98.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KKFS (105.5 FM; DUNNIGAN, CA; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRCB-FM (91.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Central Colusa:

  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)

Central Colusa on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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