East Shasta, California

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Population in July 2007: 9,034.
Males: 4,500  (49.8%)
Females: 4,534  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 96016

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,949 (it was $31,696 in 2000)
East Shasta:

$41,949
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,481 (it was $16,730 in 2000)

East Shasta CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,225 (it was $87,100 in 2000)
East Shasta:

$156,225
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $266,961; Detached houses: $303,597; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,269; In 2-unit structures: $334,159; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,842; Mobile homes: $133,704; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $66,157
East Shasta races chart
  • White alone - 6,928 (84.0%)
  • Hispanic - 682 (8.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 425 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 159 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 36 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.04%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Shasta: 176.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 888.8 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (very low).

East Shasta, California map

For population 25 years and over in East Shasta:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Shasta CCD:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

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

East Shasta CCD:  0.8% ($660)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
East Shasta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (48.7 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (164.7 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (505.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cassel, CA (1.3 miles ), Burney, CA (2.5 miles ), Hat Creek, CA (2.8 miles ), Fall River Mills, CA (2.9 miles ), McArthur, CA (3.5 miles ), Big Bend, CA (4.3 miles) , Montgomery Creek, CA (4.4 miles) , Old Station, CA (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 40.94 N, Longitude: 121.57 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

East Shasta household income distribution East Shasta home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Wood products (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

Work and jobs in East Shasta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Shasta, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

East Shasta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 518% 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 216.9 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 209.1 miles away from East Shasta center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 215.5 miles away from the 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 137.2 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 142.9 miles away from East Shasta center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 199.2 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: 11, Storms: 8, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Shasta:

  • Shasta College (about 45 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 85 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 90 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 93 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 105 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Yuba College (about 126 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Humboldt State University (about 132 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)

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Notable locations in East Shasta: Magee Trailhead (A), Horrs Four Corners (B), Butte Creek Cabin (C), Cache Cabin (D), Cave Campground (E), Cypress Campground (F), Twin Bridges Campground (G), Suicide Cabin (H), Wilcox Ranch (I), Cayton Siding (J), Dusty Campground (K), Rat Farm (not official) (L), Bidwell Ranch (M), Big Springs Campground (N), Black Ranch (O), Bridge Campground (P), Camp Britton (Q), Camp Shasta (R), Cone and Ward Ranch (S), Conrad Ranch (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pioneer Cemetery (1), Fall River Cemetery (2), Pine Grove Cemetery (3), Burney Cemetery (4), Dana Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Everett Lake (A), Terry Lake (B), Grassy Lake (C), Bidwell Pond (D), Mud Lake (E), Juniper Hole (F), Big Lake (G), Murken Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Burney Creek (A), Butte Creek (B), Spring Creek (C), Soldier Creek (D), Shelly Creek (E), Rock Creek (F), Rising River (G), Procter Creek (H), Peacock Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in East Shasta include: Ahjumawi Lava Springs State Park (1), McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park (2), Cinder Flats State Wildlife Area (3), Hat Creek Park (4), Washburn Bue Park (5), Burney Civic Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shasta 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:  68.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.2%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

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

18.7%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

9.7%
Whole state:

6.3%

People in group quarters in East Shasta in 2010:

  • 119 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in East Shasta in 2000:

  • 96 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 83 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 45 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in halfway houses
  • 20 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in homes for the physically handicapped

East Shasta compared to California state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Shasta CCD (based on Shasta County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 23.93%
Here: 23.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChristian and Missionary Alliance Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents30.7%12.4%7.0%6.0%4.5%
Congregations6.3%9.4%3.1%2.4%7.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents4.2%4.0%3.6%3.2%24.3%
Congregations7.1%3.9%1.6%3.1%55.9%
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: 42
Shasta County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Shasta County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Shasta County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shasta County:

25.3%
California:

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

15.4%
State:

17.9%

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($289 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tehama County, CA  0.48% ($32,605 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.24% ($39,599)
from Humboldt County, CA  0.20% ($36,264)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tehama County, CA  0.44% ($36,655 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($35,937)
to Butte County, CA  0.26% ($30,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Shasta:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Shasta:

  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • K220EB (91.9 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KIBC (90.5 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: BURNEY EDUC. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KKRO (91.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKXS (96.1 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Shasta:

  • K27GZ (Channel 27; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K05DQ (Channel 5; BURNEY, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K11JM (Channel 11; FALL RIVER MILLS,ETC, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING,INC.)

East Shasta on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
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