Ferndale, California

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Population in 2019: 1,352 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.2%
 
Males: 719  (53.2%)
Females: 633  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95536.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $54,733 (it was $37,955 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$54,733
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $37,939 (it was $21,727 in 2000)

Ferndale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $456,444 (it was $171,300 in 2000)
Ferndale:

$456,444
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $455,183; detached houses: $454,805

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,158.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ferndale: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.5%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 84.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ferndale, CA (2019)
    • 1,21787.9%White alone
    • 876.3%Hispanic
    • 251.8%Two or more races
    • 151.1%Asian alone
    • 120.9%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Ferndale, California as of July 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ferndale is 478 to 1.


Crime rates in Ferndale by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(73.1)
1
(72.9)
1
(72.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
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)
1
(73.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.5)
3
(215.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.3)
4
(288.4)
3
(216.6)
4
(293.3)
3
(220.6)
1
(73.4)
5
(365.5)
1
(72.9)
5
(364.2)
4
(293.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(284.3)
5
(357.7)
6
(431.3)
1
(72.3)
3
(216.9)
6
(432.6)
4
(288.8)
10
(733.1)
8
(588.2)
4
(293.7)
7
(511.7)
1
(72.9)
8
(582.7)
2
(146.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(1,279)
12
(858.4)
10
(718.9)
5
(361.3)
10
(723.1)
2
(144.2)
12
(866.4)
15
(1,100)
9
(661.8)
7
(514.0)
16
(1,170)
12
(874.6)
12
(874.0)
17
(1,247)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(71.5)
1
(71.9)
1
(72.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(72.2)
1
(73.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(73.4)
2
(146.2)
2
(145.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(366.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index71.179.4107.825.358.693.7104.0159.8111.861.7247.8124.6206.8148.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Ferndale, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.67
California average:

2.01
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Ancestries: English (14.0%), European (10.0%), Portuguese (7.6%), Italian (5.9%), Russian (5.0%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,314 people per square mile   (low).

Ferndale, California map

64 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe).

This city:

4.7%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,575 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,691 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (99.4 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (204.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (553.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Loleta, CA (2.2 miles ),
Fortuna, CA (2.5 miles ),
Hydesville, CA (3.1 miles ),
Rio Dell, CA (3.2 miles ),
Fields Landing, CA (3.2 miles ),
Scotia, CA (3.3 miles ),
Humboldt Hill, CA (3.3 miles ),
Pine Hills, CA (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 124.26 W

Area code: 707

Distribution of median household income in Ferndale, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ferndale, CA in 2019
Ferndale satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.0%
California:

7.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+6.2%).
Most common industries in Ferndale, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.5%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Ferndale, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)

Average climate in Ferndale, California

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Ferndale, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.5. This is about average.

City:

71.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.191. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.191
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.19. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.19
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0524. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0524
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.41
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Ferndale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 4224% 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 68.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 18.9 miles away from Ferndale 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 36.8 miles away from Ferndale center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from Ferndale center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Ferndale 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 Humboldt County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ferndale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ferndale:

  • FORTUNA REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FORTUNA, CA)
  • SEAVIEW REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; EUREKA, CA)
  • GRANADA REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EUREKA, CA)
  • SEMPERVIRENS (Hospital, about 15 miles away; EUREKA, CA)
  • FMC EUREKA (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; EUREKA, CA)
  • ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; EUREKA, CA)
  • CRESTWOOD MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; EUREKA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Ferndale:

  • 6 miles: FORTUNA (1326 L ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.
  • 11 miles: RIO DELL-SCOTIA (SCOTIA, MAIN & MILL STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 17 miles: EUREKA (5TH & L STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ferndale:

  • College of the Redwoods (about 9 miles; Eureka, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Humboldt State University (about 23 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Shasta College (about 103 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Mendocino College (about 111 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • Rogue Community College (about 135 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 138 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • California State University-Chico (about 141 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)

Public high school in Ferndale:

  • FERNDALE HIGH (Students: 92, Location: 1231 MAIN ST., Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Ferndale:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ferndale: Ferndale Public Library (A), Ferndale Museum (B), Ferndale City Hall (C), Ferndale Childrens Center (D), Ferndale Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ferndale include: Saint Marks Lutheran Church (A), Church of the Assumption (B), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (C), Congregational Church Independent-Evangelical (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Ferndale include: Humboldt County Fairgrounds (1), Firemens Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Len Casanova - Football player and coach, Edward L. Wilson - Civil engineer, Frank Ferguson - Actor, Sam Dungan - Baseball player.

Humboldt 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 Ferndale that have no violations reported:

  • YELLOW ROSE (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Ferndale (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Ferndale Branch at 330 Ocean Avenue, branch established on 1976/07/07. 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: Ferndale Branch at 394 Main Street, branch established on 1935/06/29. 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 Ferndale:

Marital status in Ferndale, CA
  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

For population 25 years and over in Ferndale:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Ferndale
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ferndale, CA (based on Humboldt County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,90113
Evangelical Protestant9,25697
Other5,37333
Mainline Protestant4,36433
Orthodox651
None105,664-
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: 46
This county:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Humboldt County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Humboldt County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 128
Humboldt County:

9.95 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

9.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

23.7%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.4%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.0%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ferndale:

38.3%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Ferndale:

56.1%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Ferndale:

77.3%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ferndale, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,682$43,3641$906
Streets and Highways 2$7,267$43,6020$0
Financial Administration 2$7,190$43,1400$0
Other Government Administration 2$11,616$69,6960$0
Sewerage 2$19,158$114,9481$791
Local Libraries 0$0 2$419
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$540
Totals for Government 14$66,914$57,3556$2,655

Ferndale government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $2,650,000 ($1960.06)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $501,000 ($370.56)
    Police Protection: $403,000 ($298.08)
    Central Staff Services: $277,000 ($204.88)
    Regular Highways: $156,000 ($115.38)
    Financial Administration: $97,000 ($71.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($67.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $45,000 ($33.28)
    Housing and Community Development: $23,000 ($17.01)
    Libraries: $19,000 ($14.05)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($5.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $112,000 ($82.84)

Ferndale government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $766,000 ($566.57)
    Other: $30,000 ($22.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $10,000 ($7.40)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $42,000 ($31.07)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($4.44)
    Rents: $5,000 ($3.70)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($1.48)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $142,000 ($105.03)
    Highways: $34,000 ($25.15)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($0.74)
  • Tax - Property: $284,000 ($210.06)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $209,000 ($154.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $202,000 ($149.41)
    Public Utilities Sales: $38,000 ($28.11)
    Other License: $36,000 ($26.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($13.31)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,000 ($4.44)

Ferndale government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,708,000 ($3482.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,597,000 ($3400.15)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $111,000 ($82.10)

Ferndale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,427,000 ($1055.47)

5.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,965 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Los Angeles County, CA  0.34% ($36,250 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.24% ($32,292)
from Shasta County, CA  0.22% ($49,624)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,315 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Sacramento County, CA  0.24% ($44,593 average AGI)
to Shasta County, CA  0.23% ($51,761)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.23% ($20,429)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KGOE (1480 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KATA (1340 AM; 1 kW; ARCATA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ferndale:

  • KAJK-FM (99.1 FM; FERNDALE, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSLG-FM (94.1 FM; HYDESVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWPT (100.3 FM; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: S.T.E.G. BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNHT (107.3 FM; RIO DELL, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KEKA-FM (101.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXGO (93.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFMI (96.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KRED-FM (92.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KHSU-FM (90.5 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKHB (105.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K282AD (104.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMUE (88.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K265BT (100.9 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K235AM (94.9 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ferndale:

  • K69IE (Channel 69; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEET (Channel 13; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC)
  • KVIQ (Channel 6; EUREKA, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K51EG (Channel 51; SOUTH EUREKA/LOLETA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIEM-TV (Channel 3; EUREKA, CA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K45DS (Channel 45; FRESHWATER, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAEF (Channel 23; ARCATA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K20CN (Channel 20; FORTUNA/RIO DELL, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63GK (Channel 63; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K47EH (Channel 47; ALTURAS, ETC., CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBVU (Channel 29; EUREKA, CA; Owner: SAINTE SEPULVEDA, INC.)
  • K31EW (Channel 31; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K33FN (Channel 33; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K41FD (Channel 41; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K48GP (Channel 48; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K50EQ (Channel 50; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K52FK (Channel 52; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Ferndale fatal accident list:

Dec 14, 1994 05:17 PM, 211, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.7mTotal length
  • $5,639,000Total costs
  • 14,424Total average daily traffic
  • 85Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,572Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ferndale, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ferndale, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • RONALD HERON, 1471 Ambrosini Lane (Lat: 40.587639 Lon: -124.249500), Type: 24.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: Holland & Knight, LLP, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 955-3000
  • Kevin Hippner, 1471 Ambrosini Lane (Lat: 40.587639 Lon: -124.249500), Type: 24.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: United States Cellular Corporation, Renee.Mazur@uscellular.Com, , Chica-go, Phone: (773) 399-8900

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.595306 Lon: -124.202417, Call Sign: WRBS791,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.095 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2018, Expiration Date: 06/08/2028, Certifier: Kevin Ayers, Registrant: Rws Services, 165 S Fortuna Blvd, Fortuna, CA 95540, Phone: (707) 725-9702, Email:
  • HUMBOLDT COUNTY FAIR, 1250 5th Street (Lat: 40.587028 Lon: -124.265722), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WREA714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.000 MHz, 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 09/05/2019, Expiration Date: 09/05/2029, Certifier: Richard Conway, Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ferndale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: LATORRE BRUCE M ROCKET (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-C4B5 (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 332BL, N332BL, N-332BL, Serial Number: 332, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce M Latorre, 59 Sage Rd, Ferndale, CA 95536
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5912D, N5912D, N-5912D, Serial Number: 22-4574, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/1994
    Registrant (Individual): David L Renner, 1312 Pleasant Point Rd, Ferndale, CA 95536
  • Aircraft: MCDANIELS SCOTT R VANS ACFT RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D3G (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64SD, N64SD, N-64SD, Serial Number: M20010, Year manufactured: 1992, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Brian D Morrison, Po Box 762, Ferndale, CA 95536
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9964W, N9964W, N-9964W, Serial Number: 28-23511, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/14/2016
    Registrant (Individual): William Mobley, 1939 Market St, Ferndale, CA 95536
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5573R, N5573R, N-5573R, Serial Number: 17253168, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 07/31/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/1986
    Registrant (Partnership): James R Grinsell, 337 Main St Box 802, Ferndale, CA 95536, Other Owners: Thomas F Grinsell, Robert Duane Miller
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/06/2017

Most common first names in Ferndale, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3276.5 years
Mary2883.1 years
William1775.9 years
Joseph1775.5 years
Charles1671.1 years
Frank1478.2 years
George1475.4 years
Henry1278.3 years
James1176.5 years
Ruth1077.7 years
Most common last names in Ferndale, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ambrosini1075.6 years
Hansen1076.5 years
Petersen975.9 years
Anderson970.8 years
Nunes875.1 years
Enos875.4 years
Renner869.8 years
Rocha871.8 years
Martin780.1 years
Moranda783.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ferndale, CA
  • 42.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 33.6%Wood
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 5.5%Other fuel
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ferndale, CA
  • 40.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.2%Electricity
  • 15.0%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Wood
  • 6.2%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Ferndale compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Ferndale on our top lists:

  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #86 (95536) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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