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Median resident age:  35.5 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 96161

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,195 (it was $58,170 in 2000)
Donner:

$68,195
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,867

Donner CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $390,399 (it was $239,700 in 2000)
Donner:

$390,399
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $661,828; Detached houses: $705,658; Townhouses or other attached units: $613,699; In 2-unit structures: $485,658; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $374,531; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $638,442; Mobile homes: $76,776

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Donner races chart
  • White alone - 12,226 (84.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,793 (12.4%)
  • Two or more races - 214 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 116 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 67 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 27 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 29 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 20 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Donner: 249.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 7020 feet




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

Donner CCD:  0.8% ($1,871)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Donner satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (26.7 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (85.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (379.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Truckee, CA (2.0 miles ), Kingvale, CA (2.9 miles) , Floriston, CA (3.7 miles) , Carnelian Bay, CA (3.8 miles ), Tahoe Vista, CA (3.8 miles ), Dollar Point, CA (3.9 miles ), Lake Tahoe, CA (3.9 miles) , Kings Beach, CA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 120.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Donner household income distribution Donner home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Donner-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 886% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/6/1954 at 11:13:18, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 95.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/1994 at 12:23:43, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.0 MD, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from Donner 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 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/1995 at 18:27:59, a magnitude 5.5 (4.6 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.0 ML, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 09:53:30, a magnitude 5.3 (4.7 MB, 5.3 ML, 4.8 MW, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 16.4 miles away from Donner center
On 9/12/1994 at 23:57:09, a magnitude 5.4 (4.9 MB, 5.3 ML, 5.4 ML, Depth: 0.3 mi) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Donner:

  • TAHOE FOREST HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TRUCKEE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Donner:

  • 6 miles: TRUCKEE (RAILROAD ST. & COMMERCIAL ROW) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, car rental agency, call for taxi service.
  • 6 miles: SODA SPRINGS (DONNER SUMMIT LODGE) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Donner:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 28 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 12,110)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 30 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • Sierra College (about 65 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 67 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 2,632)
  • Yuba College (about 70 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • American River College (about 76 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,209)
  • Butte College (about 77 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)

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Notable locations in Donner: Buttes Area Camp (A), Camp Pahatsi (B), Cold Springs Campground (C), Van Norden Campground (D), Upper Alder Creek Picnic Area (E), Splitrock Campground (F), Ridge Campground (G), Ponderosa Golf Course (H), Jim McIvers Memorial Arena (I), Creek Campground (J), Farad Powerhouse (K), Deer Park Recreation Site (L), Donner Summit Recreation Site (M), Soda Springs Ski Area (N), Sagehen Creek Campground (O), English Mountain Ranch (P), Indian Springs Campground (Q), Tahoe Donner Ski Area (R), Donner Summit Ski Area (S), Boreal Ridge Ski Area (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Summit Lake (A), Catfish Lake (B), Lily Pond (C), Warren Lake (D), Wagon Wheel Lake (E), Beyers Lakes (F), Flora Lake (G), Faucherie Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Cold Creek (A), Lower Castle Creek (B), North Creek (C), Subterranean Creek (D), Upper Independence Creek (E), Prosser Creek (F), Toms Creek (G), South Fork Canyon Creek (H), Little Truckee River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Donner include: Truckee River Regional Park (1), West End Beach Park (2), Donner Memorial State Park (3), Donner Monument (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Nevada 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
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AQI  Ozone  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.2. This is about average.
City:

33.2
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 37.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

37.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.3
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.24
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

4.7%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

1.6%
Whole state:

6.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Donner, CA

42 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
16 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Donner in 2000:

  • 33 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 33 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Donner compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Donner CCD (based on Nevada County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.94%
Here30.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents43.7%11.9%10.5%6.4%4.6%
Congregations6.0%3.0%7.5%7.5%4.5%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchOther
Adherents4.5%2.8%2.6%2.5%10.5%
Congregations7.5%4.5%1.5%3.0%55.2%
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: 25
Nevada County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Nevada County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Nevada County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Here:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

20.5%
California:

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

13.5%
State:

17.9%

7.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($64,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.64%
California average:

5.75%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.09%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Placer County, CA  1.18% ($48,445 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.61% ($48,841)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.40% ($160,234)


7.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.78%
California average:

6.27%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.08%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Placer County, CA  1.35% ($56,388 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.61% ($49,041)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.54% ($38,934)

Strongest AM radio stations in Donner:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Donner:

  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Donner:

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


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DONNER, Donner Microwave Site (Lat: 39.321556 Lon: -120.336306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQPJ633
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/06/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5050, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:
  • TUNNEL 41, 50 Ft E Of Norden Signal Cabin (Lat: 39.309417 Lon: -120.337389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQPJ634
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/06/2022, Certifier: Thomas J Mcgovern
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 S 15th St Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5050, Fax: (402) 233-2025, Email:



Donner on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 (96161) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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