For population 25 years and over in Cottonwood:
For population 15 years and over in Cottonwood CDP:
286 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,818 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (13.8 miles , pop. 80,865).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (134.0 miles , pop. 407,018).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (486.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Anderson, CA (2.1 miles ), Palo Cedro, CA (3.4 miles ), Millville, CA (3.6 miles ), Redding, CA (3.7 miles ), Red Bluff, CA (3.9 miles ), Shasta Lake, CA (4.5 miles ), Manton, CA (4.7 miles ), Southwest Shasta, CA (4.8 miles ).
Latitude: 40.39 N, Longitude: 122.28 W
Area code: 530
Work and jobs in Cottonwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cottonwood, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Cottonwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 348% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 19:29:40, a magnitude 6.3 (6.0 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.3 MW, 6.0 ML, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1998 at 19:49:53, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 14.5 mi) earthquake occurred 17.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/8/1992 at 03:43:04, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.5 MW, 5.3 ML, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from Cottonwood center
On 4/30/2008 at 03:03:06, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, Depth: 18.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 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 Shasta County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tom Hubert - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 6, 1964).
Hospitals/medical centers near Cottonwood:
Airports located in Cottonwood:
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Amtrak stations near Cottonwood:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonwood:
Public high school in Cottonwood:
See full list of schools located in Cottonwood, map of school districts: COTTONWOOD UNION ELEMENTARY, EVERGREEN UNION ELEMENTARY, ANDERSON UNION HIGH, RED BLUFF JOINT UNION HIGH
Public elementary/middle schools in Cottonwood:
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.73. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cottonwood and their reported violations in the past:LAKE CALIFORNIA POA R.V. PARK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.4%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 45.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.1% for American Indian residents, 71.0% for other race residents, 49.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Cottonwood compared to California state average:
Banks with branches in Cottonwood (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Cottonwood (based on Shasta County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 42
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,245 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($217 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,990 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($236 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cottonwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cottonwood, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cottonwood)
FAA Registered Aircraft:43 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cottonwood)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2013.