Fort Bidwell, California

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Population in 2010: 173.
Males: 80  (46.6%)
Females: 93  (53.4%)
Median resident age:

34.5 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 96112

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,655
Fort Bidwell:

$48,655
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,350

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $158,279
Fort Bidwell:

$158,279
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $305,624; detached houses: $305,370

Median gross rent in 2019: $338.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Bidwell: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 36.2%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.1% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Fort Bidwell, CA (2019)
    • 9147.2%American Indian alone
    • 6533.7%White alone
    • 2412.4%Hispanic
    • 147.3%Asian alone
    • 10.5%Black alone



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fort Bidwell, California as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Bidwell is 82 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (6.2%), American (3.1%), Norwegian (3.1%), Irish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4555 feet

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

3.1%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,894 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,915 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (142.9 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (239.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (546.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

New Pine Creek, CA (3.4 miles),
New Pine Creek, OR (3.5 miles),
Lake City, CA (3.9 miles),
Surprise Valley, CA (4.1 miles ),
Cedarville, CA (4.8 miles ),
Lakeview, OR (5.0 miles ),
Daphnedale Park, CA (5.6 miles),
Alturas, CA (5.7 miles )

Latitude: 41.86 N, Longitude: 120.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Fort Bidwell, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fort Bidwell, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.9%

Earthquake activity:

Fort Bidwell-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 3977% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 306.8 miles away from Fort Bidwell center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 292.0 miles away from Fort Bidwell center
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 221.2 miles away from Fort Bidwell 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 229.3 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from Fort Bidwell 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 Modoc County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Fort Bidwell:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Bidwell:

  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 89 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,900)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 133 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Shasta College (about 142 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 160 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 161 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Central Oregon Community College (about 165 miles; Bend, OR; FT enrollment: 5,217)
  • Rogue Community College (about 171 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Fort Bidwell Indian Community Council (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Soldier Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Modoc 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:

2.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

54.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Fort Bidwell:

Marital status in Fort Bidwell, CA
  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 24.3%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 18.9%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Bidwell:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fort Bidwell, CA (based on Modoc County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6062
Other3633
Evangelical Protestant3508
Mainline Protestant1463
None8,221-
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: 6
Modoc County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Modoc County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

8.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Modoc County:

22.4%
California:

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

9.2%
California:

17.9%

6.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.90% ($38,962 average AGI)


6.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.80% ($36,957 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Bidwell:

  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQIK (1230 AM; 1 kW; LAKEVIEW, OR; Owner: CLAUSE CHARITABLE REMAINDER TRUST)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KKJX (960 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Bidwell:

  • KLCR (95.3 FM; LAKEVIEW, OR; Owner: WOODROW MICHAEL WARREN)
  • KQIK-FM (93.5 FM; LAKEVIEW, OR; Owner: CLAUSE CHARITABLE REMAINDER TRUST)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K278AB (103.5 FM; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: THE UNIV FOUND, CA STATE UNIV, CHICO)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.7mTotal length
  • 446Total average daily traffic
  • 28Total average daily truck traffic
  • 891Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: AD6OO, Previous Call Sign: KD6SXH, Licensee ID: L00212731, Grant Date: 12/13/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023, Certifier: Gregory T Small, Registrant: Gregory T Small, Fort Bidwell, CA 96112
  • Call Sign: N2VE, Previous Call Sign: KF6SPT, Licensee ID: L00143753, Grant Date: 02/19/2020, Expiration Date: 03/26/2030, Certifier: Derk Steggewentz, Registrant: Derk Steggewentz, Fort Bidwell, CA 96112

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Bidwell, CA
  • 58.3%Wood
  • 37.5%Electricity
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Bidwell, CA
  • 67.9%Wood
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 7.1%Utility gas


Fort Bidwell compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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