Forest Meadows, California

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Population in 2010: 1,249. Population change since 2000: +4.3%
Males: 565  (45.3%)
Females: 684  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95247.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $66,756 (it was $51,318 in 2000)
Forest Meadows:

$66,756
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,150 (it was $26,929 in 2000)

Forest Meadows CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $377,753 (it was $237,500 in 2000)
Forest Meadows:

$377,753
CA:

$477,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,231.

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  • Races in Forest Meadows, CA (2010)

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    • 1,15592.5%White alone
    • 604.8%Hispanic
    • 221.8%Two or more races
    • 90.7%Asian alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Forest Meadows: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.7%), German (14.8%), Welsh (7.8%), European (5.8%), Italian (5.2%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3360 feet

Land area: 5.66 square miles.

Population density: 221 people per square mile   (very low).

Forest Meadows,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Forest Meadows:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 40.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forest Meadows CDP:

  • Never married: 23.6%
  • Now married: 52.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

83 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.2% Latin America, 0.9% Oceania, 0.7% Asia).

This place:

4.7%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,382 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,970 (0.9%)

Forest Meadows satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (38.5 miles , pop. 78,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (51.0 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (304.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Avery, CA (1.6 miles ), Murphys, CA (1.9 miles ), Arnold, CA (2.5 miles ), Vallecito, CA (2.6 miles ), Mountain Ranch, CA (2.9 miles ), Yankee Hill, CA (3.0 miles ), Columbia, CA (3.1 miles ), Angels City, CA (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 38.17 N, Longitude: 120.40 W

Forest Meadows household income distribution Forest Meadows home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Forest Meadows: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Forest Meadows, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Forest Meadows-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 800% 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 142.1 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from Forest Meadows center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 127.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from Forest Meadows center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 227.9 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 Calaveras County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Forest Meadows topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Forest Meadows:

  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER-SONORA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • TUOLUMNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forest Meadows:

  • Modesto Junior College (about 49 miles; Modesto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,635)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 51 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • University of the Pacific (about 52 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 52 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 53 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of California-Merced (about 56 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 58 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)

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Notable location: Forest Meadows Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Calaveras 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.7. This is about average.

City:

88.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.259. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.259
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.6%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
California average:

15.3

Forest Meadows travel time to work - commute Forest Meadows mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Forest Meadows CDP (based on Calaveras County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,0525
Evangelical Protestant3,71740
Other1,6426
Mainline Protestant9728
Orthodox452
None14,150-
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: 11
Calaveras County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Calaveras County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Calaveras County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Calaveras County:

22.7%
California:

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

18.8%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Forest Meadows:

56.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

51.3%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Forest Meadows:

4.4%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Forest Meadows:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Forest Meadows:

32.5%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Forest Meadows:

59.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Forest Meadows:

72.3%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Forest Meadows, CA Residents

6.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Joaquin County, CA  1.09% ($46,376 average AGI)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.48% ($41,413)
from Tuolumne County, CA  0.47% ($35,203)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Joaquin County, CA  1.21% ($50,932 average AGI)
to Amador County, CA  0.62% ($32,598)
to Tuolumne County, CA  0.48% ($33,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forest Meadows:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVML (1450 AM; 1 kW; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forest Meadows:

  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCFA (106.1 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KCFA, INC.)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forest Meadows:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Wood (19%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Forest Meadows compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Forest Meadows on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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