Challenge-Brownsville, California

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Population in 2010: 1,148. Population change since 2000: +7.4%
Males: 481  (42.0%)
Females: 667  (58.0%)
Median resident age:  37.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95919, 95925.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $44,952 (it was $27,037 in 2000)
Challenge-Brownsville:

$44,952
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,933 (it was $14,917 in 2000)

Challenge-Brownsville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $174,765 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Challenge-Brownsville:

$174,765
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $860.

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  • Races in Challenge-Brownsville, CA (2010)

    Challenge-Brownsville races chart
    • 95783.4%White alone
    • 907.8%Hispanic
    • 595.1%Two or more races
    • 272.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.6%Black alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.09%Other race alone

Races in Challenge-Brownsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Challenge-Brownsville: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.2%), Irish (14.2%), Italian (11.4%), United States (10.7%), English (9.6%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 9.66 square miles.

Population density: 119 people per square mile   (very low).

Challenge-Brownsville,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Challenge-Brownsville:

  • High school or higher: 104.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Challenge-Brownsville CDP:

  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 24.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 24.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,228 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $540 (0.4%)

Challenge-Brownsville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (35.6 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (64.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (405.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Robinson Mill, CA (1.8 miles) , Forbestown, CA (1.8 miles ), Rackerby, CA (2.1 miles ), Yuba Foothills, CA (2.2 miles ), Clipper Mills, CA (2.7 miles) , Dobbins, CA (2.8 miles ), Bangor, CA (3.1 miles ), North San Juan, CA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.47 N, Longitude: 121.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Challenge-Brownsville household income distribution Challenge-Brownsville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.8%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (48%)
  • Public administration (32%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (64%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Material moving occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (23%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Challenge-Brownsville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Challenge-Brownsville, California

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Earthquake activity:

Challenge-Brownsville-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 718% 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 138.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from Challenge-Brownsville center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 242.2 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 160.6 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from Challenge-Brownsville center
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 165.7 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yuba County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Challenge-Brownsville:

  • FREMONT-RIDEOUT HOME HLTH/VALLEY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, CA)
  • OROVILLE DIALYSIS CLINIC (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; OROVILLE, CA)
  • OLIVE RIDGE POST ACUTE CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; OROVILLE, CA)
  • OROVILLE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; OROVILLE, CA)
  • SHADOWBROOK HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; OROVILLE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Challenge-Brownsville:

  • 17 miles: OROVILLE (GRANDE AVE. AT STATE HWY. 70) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: NEVADA CITY (301 SACRAMENTO ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Challenge-Brownsville:

  • Butte College (about 24 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 29 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • California State University-Chico (about 36 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Sierra College (about 48 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 57 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • American River College (about 58 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 59 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)

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Notable locations in Challenge-Brownsville: Challenge District Ranger Station (A), Brownsville Fire Station (B), Foothill Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Challenge-Brownsville: Brownsville Lutheran Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Costa Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Yuba County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 83.7. This is about average.

City:

83.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.57
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 43.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

43.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.2%
(24.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Challenge-Brownsville compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
California average:

15.4

Challenge-Brownsville travel time to work - commute Challenge-Brownsville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (40%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Electricity (3%)

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 Challenge-Brownsville CDP (based on Yuba County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,1383
Evangelical Protestant5,90446
Other4,4069
Mainline Protestant8917
Black Protestant2661
None48,550-
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: 13
Yuba County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Yuba County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Yuba County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

4.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yuba County:

27.4%
California:

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

16.4%
State:

17.9%

11.10% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,300 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.10%
California average:

5.03%

0.41% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,337 average AGI)
Yuba County:

0.41%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sutter County, CA  3.25% ($29,999 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  1.34% ($36,613)
from Placer County, CA  0.68% ($39,550)


11.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,869 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.21%
California average:

5.12%

0.42% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,584 average AGI)
Yuba County:

0.42%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sutter County, CA  2.90% ($32,406 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  1.45% ($41,877)
to Placer County, CA  0.99% ($51,346)

Strongest AM radio stations in Challenge-Brownsville:

  • 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.)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMYC (1410 AM; 5 kW; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: THOMAS F. HUTH)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Challenge-Brownsville:

  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Challenge-Brownsville:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • K15CX (Channel 15; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K18AO (Channel 18; OROVILLE/PARADISE, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • K51BP (Channel 51; PALERMO, CA; Owner: WVIT INC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$129,9002$162,4551$92,6600$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$183,1250$01$115,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$128,7800$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0411.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #6 (95925) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Serbian first ancestries"
  • #26 (95925) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Yugoslavian first ancestries"
  • #98 (95919) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
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