For population 25 years and over in Ferndale:
For population 15 years and over in Ferndale city:
52 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.7% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,588 (0.6%)
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: Fortuna, CA (2.5 miles ), Hydesville, CA (3.1 miles ), Rio Dell, CA (3.2 miles ), Humboldt Hill, CA (3.3 miles ), Pine Hills, CA (3.5 miles ), Bayview, CA (3.7 miles ), Cutten, CA (3.8 miles ), Eureka, CA (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 124.26 W
Area code: 707
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Ferndale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +81 (+6.2%).
Work and jobs in Ferndale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ferndale, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Ferndale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 2293% 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 4/25/1992 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 the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from Ferndale center
On 9/1/1994 at 15:15:53, a magnitude 7.1 (6.6 MB, 7.0 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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 Humboldt County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Len Casanova - Football player and coach, Edward L. Wilson - Civil engineer, Frank Ferguson - Actor, Sam Dungan - Baseball player.
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Local government website: FERNDALE-CA-GOV.ORG
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.89. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.309. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.197. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.5%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Ferndale compared to California state average:
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Religion statistics for Ferndale (based on Humboldt County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 46
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 128
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Ferndale government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,952 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,468 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Ferndale fatal accident list:
Dec 14, 1994 05:17 PM, 211, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 25, 1976 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 500
Total average daily truck traffic: 5
Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic: 540
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ferndale)
FAA Registered Aircraft:11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ferndale)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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