Foresthill-Back Country, California

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Population in July 2007: 7,652.
Males: 3,872  (50.6%)
Females: 3,780  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 95631

Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,763 (it was $50,815 in 2000)
Foresthill-Back Country:

$64,763
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,595 (it was $22,680 in 2000)

Foresthill-Back Country CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $282,439 (it was $167,300 in 2000)
Foresthill-Back Country:

$282,439
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $391,677; Detached houses: $411,705; Townhouses or other attached units: $235,590; In 2-unit structures: $317,940; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,572; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $191,402; Mobile homes: $68,609; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $186,578
  • Races in Foresthill-Back Country, CA (2000)

    Foresthill-Back Country races chart
    • 5,20889.9%White alone
    • 2844.9%Hispanic
    • 1342.3%Two or more races
    • 1041.8%American Indian alone
    • 260.4%Black alone
    • 240.4%Asian alone
    • 120.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Foresthill-Back Country: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 561.0 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Foresthill-Back Country:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Foresthill-Back Country CCD:

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 65.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

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

Foresthill-Back Country CCD:  0.8% ($1,350)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (30.2 miles , pop. 78,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (57.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (368.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Colfax-Summit, CA (3.0 miles ), Foresthill, CA (3.3 miles ), Alta, CA (3.4 miles ), Dutch Flat, CA (3.5 miles) , Colfax, CA (4.0 miles ), Georgetown, CA (4.0 miles ), North El Dorado, CA (4.2 miles ), Washington, CA (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 39.09 N, Longitude: 120.66 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Foresthill-Back Country household income distribution Foresthill-Back Country home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Registered nurses (3%)

Work and jobs in Foresthill-Back Country: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Foresthill-Back Country, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Foresthill-Back Country-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 751% 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 147.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 194.0 miles away from Foresthill-Back Country center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 144.5 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 149.9 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from Foresthill-Back Country center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 142.8 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 Placer County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Foresthill-Back Country:

  • 16 miles: COLFAX (CHURCH ST. & SP TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Foresthill-Back Country:

  • Sierra College (about 37 miles; Rocklin, CA; Full-time enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 40 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Western Nevada College (about 47 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Yuba College (about 48 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • American River College (about 49 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 55 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 56 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)

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Notable locations in Foresthill-Back Country: Star Town (A), Secret House Campground (B), Gates Group Campground (C), Duncan Peak Lookout Tower (D), Coyote Group Campground (E), Black Bear Campground (F), Tadpole Campground (G), Talbot Campground (H), Chicken Hawk Campground (I), Sunny South (J), Whisky Creek Camp (K), Hell Hole Campground (L), French Meadows Boat Ramp and Picnic Recreation Site (M), McGuire Picnic and Beach Recreation Site (N), Cedar Springs (O), Sugar Pine Beat Ramp (P), Big Tree Grove Campground (Q), Murry Camp (R), Mosquito Ridge Lookout (S), Mosquito Narrows (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Iowa Hill Cemetery (1), Pioneer Grave (2), Foresthill Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Mud Lake (A), McKinstry Lake (B), Bear Lake (C), Fern Lake (D), Long Lake (E), Lagoon Lake (F), Lily Lake (G), Little Needle Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Buckskin Creek (A), Cottonwood Creek (B), Dolly Creek (C), Five Lakes Creek (D), Grayhorse Creek (E), Little Mosquito Creek (F), Miller Creek (G), Todd Creek (H), Temperance Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Foresthill-Back Country include: Placer County Grove Sierra Redwoods (1), Leroy E Botts Memorial Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Placer 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 2012 was 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.249. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.249
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.57
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

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

5.9%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

1.9%
Whole state:

6.3%

Foresthill-Back Country compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below 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.
  • Renting 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
California average:

16.1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (37%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 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 Foresthill-Back Country CCD (based on Placer County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant58,135153
Catholic51,34212
Other17,46257
Mainline Protestant6,37630
Orthodox4001
None214,717-
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: 55
Placer County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Placer County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Placer County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 299
Here:

9.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Placer County:

17.6%
California:

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

14.5%
State:

17.9%

8.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,659 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.26%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($491 average AGI)
Placer County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sacramento County, CA  3.13% ($55,535 average AGI)
from Nevada County, CA  0.38% ($46,189)
from El Dorado County, CA  0.26% ($56,861)


7.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($519 average AGI)
Placer County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sacramento County, CA  2.64% ($39,051 average AGI)
to Nevada County, CA  0.30% ($53,635)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.20% ($55,996)

Strongest AM radio stations in Foresthill-Back Country:

  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFSG (1690 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Foresthill-Back Country:

  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)

TV broadcast stations around Foresthill-Back Country:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)

Foresthill-Back Country on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
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