For population 25 years and over in Dorrington:
For population 15 years and over in Dorrington CDP:
24 residents are foreign born (3.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,500 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (35.2 miles , pop. 78,296).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (60.3 miles , pop. 243,771).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (310.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: West Point-Wilseyville, CA (2.0 miles ), Arnold, CA (2.3 miles ), Avery, CA (3.0 miles ), Forest Meadows, CA (3.4 miles ), Rail Road Flat, CA (3.6 miles ), Mountain Ranch, CA (3.7 miles ), Murphys, CA (3.9 miles ), West Point, CA (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 38.30 N, Longitude: 120.27 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 209
Work and jobs in Dorrington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Dorrington, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Dorrington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 749% greater than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:33:44, a magnitude 6.1 (6.1 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Dorrington center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:49:27, a magnitude 6.0 (5.5 MB, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1980 at 20:35:48, a magnitude 5.9 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.9 ML, 5.7 ML) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from Dorrington center
On 9/30/1981 at 11:53:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MS, 5.8 ML, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 95.7 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 Calaveras County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Dorrington:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dorrington:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.258. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.01. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 23.0%
(24.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Dorrington compared to California state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Dorrington (based on Calaveras County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.48%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($63,814 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,718 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Dorrington on our top lists:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.