Cohasset, California

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Population in 2010: 847.
Males: 439  (51.9%)
Females: 408  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

52.5 years
California median age:

36.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,177
Cohasset:

$45,177
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,938

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $256,500
Cohasset:

$256,500
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $310,195; detached houses: $392,078; mobile homes: $130,268

Median gross rent in 2016: $672.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cohasset: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 5.6%
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  • Races in Cohasset, CA (2010)
    • 75288.8%White alone
    • 435.1%Hispanic
    • 263.1%Two or more races
    • 131.5%American Indian alone
    • 70.8%Black alone
    • 30.4%Other race alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: German (25.3%), American (19.5%), European (13.0%), Irish (11.5%), Northern European (10.5%), English (6.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2820 feet

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,544 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (14.0 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (95.8 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (444.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Forest Ranch, CA (2.1 miles ),
Magalia, CA (3.1 miles ),
Centerville, CA (3.2 miles ),
Stirling City, CA (3.3 miles ),
Butte Creek Canyon, CA (3.5 miles ),
Paradise, CA (3.6 miles ),
Chico, CA (3.7 miles ),
Butte Meadows, CA (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 39.93 N, Longitude: 121.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Cohasset, CA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Cohasset, CA in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.80. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.80
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00657. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00657
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Cohasset-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 682% 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 149.7 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 208.6 miles away from Cohasset 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 127.1 miles away from Cohasset center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 226.9 miles away from the city 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 158.0 miles away from Cohasset center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 193.8 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 Butte County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Fires: 6, 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 Cohasset:

  • NOVA DEV CNTR-KELSEY HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • PINE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • ENLOE MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • N T ENLOE MEMORIAL HOSP HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • NOVA DEV CENTERS - ARCH WAY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CHICO, CA)
  • RAI CERES AVENUE, CHICO (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; CHICO, CA)

Amtrak station near Cohasset:

  • 16 miles: CHICO (W. 5TH & ORANGE STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cohasset:

  • California State University-Chico (about 15 miles; Chico, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 20 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 57 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Shasta College (about 58 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Sierra College (about 84 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 90 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • American River College (about 91 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cohasset: Cohasset Forest Fire Station (A), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 22 Cohasset (B), Butte County Fire Department Station 21 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Cohasset Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: East Branch Mud Creek (A), Middle Branch Mud Creek (B), West Fork Rock Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


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

For population 15 years and over in Cohasset:

Marital status in Cohasset, CA
  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cohasset:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cohasset, CA (based on Butte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,1017
Evangelical Protestant22,822129
Other11,03136
Mainline Protestant6,27224
Black Protestant4754
Orthodox2802
None145,019-
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: 50
Butte County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Here:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

9.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
California:

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

12.3%
State:

17.9%

5.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
California average:

5.03%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.37% ($40,815 average AGI)
from Sutter County, CA  0.25% ($44,526)
from Tehama County, CA  0.23% ($39,757)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
California average:

5.21%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.03%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sacramento County, CA  0.43% ($41,777 average AGI)
to Glenn County, CA  0.23% ($48,994)
to Sutter County, CA  0.22% ($39,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cohasset:

  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKXX (930 AM; 1 kW; PARADISE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cohasset:

  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KLRS (92.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KZFR (90.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN VALLEY COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, 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)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cohasset:

  • KCVU (Channel 30; PARADISE, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • K53FT (Channel 53; CHICO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K02OA (Channel 2; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHSL-TV (Channel 12; CHICO, CA; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF CHICO-REDDING, INC.)
  • KKPM-CA (Channel 28; CHICO, CA; Owner: PAUL STRIEBY & MATT TUTER)
  • KZVU-LP (Channel 22; CHICO, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)

Cohasset fatal accident list:

Jan 19, 2014 10:20 AM, Cr-Cohasset Rd, Mud Creek Rd, Lat: 39.973317, Lon: -121.704356, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 26, 2006 11:25 PM, Cohasset Rd, Lat: 39.899540, Lon: -121.742060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cohasset)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2.2 Mi N. Of School (Lat: 39.958222 Lon: -121.714417), Structure height: 87 m, Call Sign: KPF290, Licensee ID: L00609585,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Registrant: Csu, Chico Research Foundation, North State Public Radio 35 Main Street, Suite 101, Chico, CA 95928
  • Cohasset Rd 0.1 Mi N. (Lat: 39.946000 Lon: -121.722472), Structure height: 88 m, Call Sign: KPG980, Licensee ID: L01811423,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/1988, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Registrant: Mapleton License Of Chico, LLC, 60 Garden Court Suite 300, Monterey, CA 93940

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2.5 Mi N Of School (Lat: 39.962389 Lon: -121.715528), Call Sign: WQEK336,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.137 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2015, Expiration Date: 08/10/2025, Cancellation Date: 09/21/2018, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 11000 Cohasset Rd. (Lat: 39.959528 Lon: -121.712417), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQYM227,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.075 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2016, Expiration Date: 11/03/2026, Certifier: Sylva L Atwater, Registrant: Goldberg Godles Wiener & Wright, LLP, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Ste. 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 429-4900, Fax: (202) 429-4912, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA6HEB, Licensee ID: L01116751, Grant Date: 11/12/2015, Expiration Date: 12/05/2025, Certifier: Huntley R Hornback, Registrant: Huntley R Hornback, 10073 Cohasset Road, Cohasset, CA 95973
  • Call Sign: WA6ZGK, Licensee ID: L01289068, Grant Date: 05/06/2017, Expiration Date: 06/04/2027, Registrant: Steve J Viertell, 120 Cohasset Loop Rd, Cohasset, CA 95973
  • Call Sign: KG6WXG, Licensee ID: L00949994, Grant Date: 12/09/2004, Expiration Date: 12/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2007, Certifier: Robert L Tate, Registrant: Robert L Tate, 235 Hollow Oak Dr, Cohasset, CA 95973
  • Call Sign: W6RLT, Previous Call Sign: KG6WXG, Licensee ID: L00949994, Grant Date: 01/06/2017, Expiration Date: 03/20/2027, Certifier: Robert L Tate, Registrant: Robert L Tate, 235 Hollow Oak Dr, Cohasset, CA 95973

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738GE , Serial Number: 17269960, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 06/02/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Heather A Wagner, 111 Handy Way, Cohasset, CA 95973
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9135V , Serial Number: 690033, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 07/18/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell Pierro, 180 Harvey Rd, Cohasset, CA 95973

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cohasset, CA
  • 44.2%Wood
  • 43.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cohasset, CA
  • 64.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.8%Wood


Cohasset compared to California state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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