Crescent City, California

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Population in 2017: 6,399 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +59.7%
Males: 4,595  (71.8%)
Females: 1,804  (28.2%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95531.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,895 (it was $20,133 in 2000)
Crescent City:

$28,895
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,862 (it was $12,833 in 2000)

Crescent City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,113 (it was $88,000 in 2000)
Crescent City:

$142,113
CA:

$509,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $841.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crescent City: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.0%
(30.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.6% for Black residents, 28.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.8% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
  • Races in Crescent City, CA (2017)
    • 3,23647.3%White alone
    • 2,49336.4%Hispanic
    • 4366.4%Black alone
    • 2573.8%American Indian alone
    • 2203.2%Asian alone
    • 1632.4%Two or more races
    • 30.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 92 registered sex offenders living in Crescent City, California as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crescent City is 77 to 1.


Crime rates in Crescent City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(80.3)
6
(76.0)
5
(63.2)
2
(25.1)
5
(63.4)
8
(102.4)
2
(25.9)
0
(0.0)
7
(95.5)
5
(70.5)
5
(75.8)
2
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(107.1)
11
(139.3)
4
(50.6)
6
(75.2)
6
(76.1)
2
(25.6)
9
(116.4)
9
(116.5)
13
(177.3)
12
(169.3)
1
(15.2)
6
(90.6)
11
(168.5)
8
(128.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(347.9)
23
(291.3)
18
(227.6)
26
(325.8)
20
(253.5)
18
(230.5)
49
(633.6)
42
(543.8)
74
(1,009)
46
(648.8)
35
(530.4)
45
(679.6)
27
(413.5)
25
(400.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
86
(1,151)
86
(1,089)
67
(847.1)
52
(651.6)
84
(1,065)
87
(1,114)
89
(1,151)
54
(699.2)
61
(831.9)
68
(959.1)
50
(757.7)
39
(588.9)
30
(459.5)
18
(288.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
250
(3,345)
232
(2,939)
144
(1,821)
168
(2,105)
199
(2,522)
190
(2,433)
182
(2,354)
143
(1,852)
125
(1,705)
111
(1,566)
90
(1,364)
91
(1,374)
192
(2,941)
199
(3,187)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
31
(414.8)
41
(519.3)
22
(278.2)
21
(263.2)
19
(240.8)
10
(128.1)
15
(194.0)
18
(233.1)
16
(218.2)
12
(169.3)
12
(181.8)
17
(256.7)
6
(91.9)
3
(48.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(42.3)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
5
(80.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)440.3396.2316.2258.6318.9321.3372.6285.4475.2380.3293.4304.0290.4295.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Crescent City, CA

Crime rate in Crescent City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: English (4.6%), American (4.0%), African (2.9%), Italian (2.5%), Irish (1.6%), German (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 44 feet

Land area: 1.78 square miles.

Population density: 3,598 people per square mile   (average).

Crescent City, California map

551 residents are foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 1.5% Asia, 1.1% Oceania).

This city:

8.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,945 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,252 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (79.5 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (264.1 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (618.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Crescent City North, CA (0.8 miles ),
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA (1.4 miles ),
Hiouchi, CA (2.7 miles ),
Smith River-Gasquet, CA (3.2 miles ),
Smith River, CA (3.5 miles ),
Gasquet, CA (3.7 miles ),
Klamath, CA (4.3 miles ),
Harbor, OR (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.75 N, Longitude: 124.20 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,204 (+46.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 780 (56.7%)

Area code: 707

Distribution of median household income in Crescent City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Crescent City, CA in 2017
Crescent City satellite photo by USGS

Crescent City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Crescent City, CA
Historical housing units in Crescent City, CA
Most common industries in Crescent City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.4%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (24.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.8%)
  • Public administration (13.6%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Crescent City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.7%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)

Average climate in Crescent City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Crescent City, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Crescent City-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 456% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 101.3 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 44.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from Crescent 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 97.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Crescent 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 Del Norte County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crescent City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Crescent City:

  • SUTTER COAST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (983 3RD STREET SUITE D)
  • SUTTER COAST HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 800 E WASHINGTON BLVD)
  • SUTTER COAST HOME CARE (983 3 RD ST STE D)
  • CRESCENT CITY NURSING AND REHAB (1280 MARSHALL AVE)

Airports located in Crescent City:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crescent City:

  • Humboldt State University (about 62 miles; Arcata, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • Rogue Community College (about 62 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 74 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 84 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Shasta College (about 126 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 129 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Lane Community College (about 167 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public high schools in Crescent City:

  • DEL NORTE HIGH (Students: 734, Location: 1301 EL DORADO ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • CASTLE ROCK (Students: 208, Location: 1260 GLENN ST., Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • SUNSET HIGH (Students: 13, Location: 2500 ELK VALLEY CROSS RD., Grades: 9-12)
  • ELK CREEK (Students: 3, Location: 1115 WILLIAMS DR., Grades: 7-12)
  • DEL NORTE COUNTY ROP (Location: 1301 EL DORADO, Grades: 9-12)
  • DEL NORTE COMMUNITY (Location: 400 W. HARDING ST., Grades: KG-12)

Private high school in Crescent City:

  • FOURSQUARE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 144 BUTTE ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Crescent City:

Private elementary/middle school in Crescent City:

  • CRESCENT CITY SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 11, Location: 1770 NORTHCREST DR, Grades: 3-8)
See full list of schools located in Crescent City

Library in Crescent City:

  • DEL NORTE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $223,984; Location: 190 PRICE MALL; 50,749 books; 1,246 audio materials; 1,387 video materials; 9 other licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Uncharted Shores Academy: K-8 charter school (public)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Crescent City: Del Norte County Historical Society Museum (A), Del Norte County Courthouse (B), Pelican Bay State Prison Fire Department (C), Crescent Fire Protection District Cooper Station (D), Crescent City Fire Station Administrative (E), Crescent City Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crescent City include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Lighthouse Fellowship Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Crescent City United Methodist Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Crescent City include: S S Emido Memorial (1), Del Norte County Fairgrounds (2), Beach Front Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Del Norte County Historical Society - Battery Point Lighthouse (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Foot Of A Street) (1), Del Norte Reads (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1080 Mason Mall) (2), Del Norte County Historical Society - Main Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 577 H Street) (3), Chamber of Commerce-Crescent City-Del Norte County (1001 Front Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Value Inn - Crescent City (Bv) (440 Hwy 101 North) (1), Bayview Inn (310 Us Highway 101 South) (2), Best Western Northwoods Inn (655 Hwy 101 S) (3), Best Value Inn (440 US Highway 101 North) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Del Norte Superior Court (450 H Street) (1), Paradise Court (1100 US Highway 101 South) (2), Crasher's Trailer Court (2051 Northcrest) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Haley Cope - Swimmer and Olympic silver medalist., Rick Keene - Politician, Justin Miller (judge) - Federal judge, Fred Rinne - Contemporary artist, Lee Kohse - Artist.

Del Norte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Crescent City and their reported violations in the past:

CRESCENT BEACH MOTEL (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Crescent City that have no violations reported:

  • JEDEDIAH SMITH STATE PARK (Population served: 2,202, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PATRICK'S POINT SP-STATE PARKS (Population served: 2,000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • PRAIRIE CREEK SP-STATE PARKS (Population served: 1,615, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BERTSCH OCEAN VIEW CSD (Population served: 1,600, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • DEL NORTE COAST STATE PARK (Population served: 1,042, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • GOLD BLUFFS BEACH CG-STATE PARKS (Population served: 1,020, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • BIG ROCK C.S.D. (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STONE LAGOON-STATE PARKS (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAGOON CREEK-REDWOOD NP (Population served: 370, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BUTTE COURT MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 67, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

55.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.4%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Crescent City in 2010:

  • 3,367 people in state prisons
  • 99 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Crescent City in 2000:

  • 113 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Crescent City (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 803 Third Street Branch at 803 Third Street, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Crescent City Branch at 240 H Street, branch established on 1927/02/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Tri Counties Bank: Crescent City Branch at 936 Third Street, branch established on 1957/06/07. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, headquarters in Chico, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Crescent City Branch at 1020 Third Street, branch established on 1987/09/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • North Valley Bank: Crescent City Branch at 1492 Northcrest Drive, branch established on 1992/08/06. Info updated 2006/08/03: Bank assets: $900.5 mil, Deposits: $767.5 mil, headquarters in Redding, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: North Valley Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Crescent City:

Marital status in Crescent City, CA
  • Never married: 47.5%
  • Now married: 29.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

For population 25 years and over in Crescent City:

  • High school or higher: 69.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Crescent City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crescent City, CA (based on Del Norte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,68222
Catholic1,5851
Other1,2595
Mainline Protestant4364
None22,648-
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: 9
This county:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
This county:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Del Norte County:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.8%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Del Norte County:

16.3%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Crescent City:

48.9%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crescent City:

45.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Crescent City:

28.2
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.4%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Crescent City:

11.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crescent City:

31.5%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Crescent City:

54.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crescent City, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 13$66,216$61,1220$0
Financial Administration 9$38,404$51,2050$0
Water Supply 6$23,960$47,9200$0
Streets and Highways 6$21,093$42,1860$0
Other Government Administration 6$37,056$74,1126$5,165
Other and Unallocable 5$15,624$37,4980$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$14,526$43,5781$1,306
Parks and Recreation 4$12,314$36,94214$8,517
Sewerage 4$17,413$52,2391$2,922
Firefighters 1$7,386$88,6320$0
Police - Other 1$2,896$34,7520$0
Totals for Government 59$256,888$52,24822$17,910

Crescent City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $276,000 ($43.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000 ($24.69)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $3,276,000 ($511.95)
    Sewerage: $2,670,000 ($417.25)
    Police Protection: $1,676,000 ($261.92)
    Water Utilities: $1,623,000 ($253.63)
    Regular Highways: $664,000 ($103.77)
    Central Staff Services: $524,000 ($81.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $401,000 ($62.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $355,000 ($55.48)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($12.35)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $71,000 ($11.10)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,069,000 ($167.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($6.72)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($6.25)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.78)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,236,000 ($505.70)

Crescent City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,875,000 ($761.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $189,000 ($29.54)
    Other: $63,000 ($9.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $36,000 ($5.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $3,108,000 ($485.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $50,000 ($7.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($2.50)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,585,000 ($247.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $145,000 ($22.66)
    Other: $122,000 ($19.07)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($6.72)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Tax - Property: $1,587,000 ($248.01)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $903,000 ($141.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $860,000 ($134.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $217,000 ($33.91)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $49,000 ($7.66)
    Other License: $17,000 ($2.66)

Crescent City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,533,000 ($7897.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $48,771,000 ($7621.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,762,000 ($275.36)

Crescent City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,548,000 ($710.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,041,000 ($162.68)

7.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Humboldt County, CA  0.57% ($44,111 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($58,722)
from Curry County, OR  0.40% ($51,219)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
California average:

5.21%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Curry County, OR  0.70% ($61,927 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.41% ($36,906)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($46,320)
Businesses in Crescent City, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Payless1
Best Western1Quality1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
FedEx3Super 81
GNC1Travelodge1
H&R Block1True Value1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
Jones New York1UPS4
KFC1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets5Vons1
McDonald's1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Crescent City:

  • KPOD (1240 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L L C)
  • KFVR (1310 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KURY (910 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crescent City:

  • KPOD-FM (97.9 FM; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L L C)
  • K204CL (88.7 FM; SMITH RIVER, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KURY-FM (95.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHSR (91.9 FM; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY KHSU-FM)
  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCRE-FM (94.3 FM; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L.L.C.)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K292EV (106.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: CURRY CTY COMMITTEE FOR CHRSTN RADIO)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crescent City:

  • K09VQ (Channel 9; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K39EO (Channel 39; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K22DS (Channel 22; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
Crescent City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Crescent City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.7mTotal length
  • 84,980Total average daily traffic
  • 6,213Total average daily truck traffic

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 65. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 182 took place in 2017, and the least - 1 in 2011. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Crescent City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (66.3%), and Structure Fires (21.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crescent City, CA
    • 60266.3%Outside Fires
    • 19821.8%Structure Fires
    • 9410.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 141.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crescent City, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Crescent City, California:

  • Econo Lodge, 725 Us Hwy 101 N, Crescent City, California 95531 , Phone: (707) 464-6106, Fax: (707) 464-2781
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 440 Hwy 101, Crescent City, California 95531 , Phone: (707) 464-4141, Fax: (707) 465-3274
  • Anchor Beach Inn, 880 Hwy 101 S, Crescent City, California 95531 , Phone: (800) 837-4116
  • Ocean View Inn & Suites, 270 Hwy 101 S, Crescent city, California 95531 , Phone: (707) 465-1111
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Crescent City, California
Most common first names in Crescent City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13672.4 years
William12873.9 years
Robert12271.4 years
James10170.6 years
Charles8375.2 years
Mary7977.4 years
George7574.3 years
Helen4980.6 years
Dorothy4876.9 years
Margaret4881.6 years
Most common last names in Crescent City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5771.6 years
Brown4975.1 years
Johnson4573.3 years
Miller4276.9 years
Jones3672.4 years
Wilson3070.0 years
Anderson2975.5 years
Moore2871.5 years
Williams2576.4 years
Thompson2375.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crescent City, CA
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 16.7%Wood
  • 14.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Other fuel
  • 3.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crescent City, CA
  • 71.0%Electricity
  • 6.6%Utility gas
  • 5.8%No fuel used
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Crescent City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married males and females (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 males never married)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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