Fort Bragg, California

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Population in 2017: 7,312 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.1%
 
Males: 3,721  (50.9%)
Females: 3,591  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

39.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95437.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,035 (it was $28,539 in 2000)
Fort Bragg:

$47,035
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,482 (it was $15,832 in 2000)

Fort Bragg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $366,363 (it was $157,500 in 2000)
Fort Bragg:

$366,363
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $504,955; detached houses: $499,704; townhouses or other attached units: $557,535; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $191,427; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $181,305; mobile homes: $320,056; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $923,070

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,129.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Bragg: 103.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.9% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 57.6% for other race residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fort Bragg, CA (2017)
    • 4,32959.2%White alone
    • 2,46033.6%Hispanic
    • 2163.0%Two or more races
    • 1381.9%Black alone
    • 1121.5%Asian alone
    • 711.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 620.8%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Fort Bragg, California as of September 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Bragg is 251 to 1.


Crime rates in Fort Bragg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(43.3)
3
(43.6)
4
(59.0)
2
(30.3)
2
(30.4)
4
(61.1)
1
(13.6)
3
(41.0)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.0)
4
(54.9)
7
(96.0)
7
(95.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(28.9)
5
(72.7)
3
(44.2)
5
(75.8)
1
(15.2)
4
(61.1)
5
(67.9)
1
(13.7)
2
(27.6)
4
(55.2)
4
(54.7)
3
(41.1)
2
(27.4)
6
(82.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(563.3)
32
(465.5)
35
(516.2)
34
(515.2)
47
(714.2)
35
(534.4)
35
(475.6)
29
(396.3)
50
(690.1)
22
(303.7)
26
(355.7)
34
(466.3)
37
(507.6)
18
(246.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
92
(1,329)
93
(1,353)
66
(973.5)
61
(924.4)
50
(759.8)
65
(992.4)
78
(1,060)
95
(1,298)
94
(1,297)
51
(703.9)
30
(410.4)
55
(754.3)
59
(809.4)
34
(464.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
245
(3,538)
348
(5,062)
212
(3,127)
204
(3,091)
143
(2,173)
156
(2,382)
223
(3,030)
261
(3,567)
282
(3,892)
188
(2,595)
210
(2,873)
261
(3,579)
262
(3,594)
266
(3,635)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(144.4)
18
(261.8)
19
(280.2)
11
(166.7)
8
(121.6)
11
(167.9)
10
(135.9)
11
(150.3)
15
(207.0)
17
(234.6)
17
(232.6)
10
(137.1)
20
(274.4)
14
(191.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(72.2)
4
(58.2)
4
(59.0)
3
(45.5)
3
(45.6)
2
(30.5)
3
(40.8)
2
(27.3)
4
(55.2)
1
(13.8)
3
(41.0)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.7)
7
(95.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)402.1467.9379.4351.7321.5382.7332.7389.1420.4276.7282.6383.8436.4343.6

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City-data.com crime index in Fort Bragg, CA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: German (4.9%), Italian (4.9%), American (3.7%), Irish (3.5%), European (3.2%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 2.73 square miles.

Population density: 2,682 people per square mile   (average).

Fort Bragg, California map

1,525 residents are foreign born (18.4% Latin America).

This city:

20.9%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,504 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,164 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (90.6 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (130.3 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (476.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Cleone, CA (1.9 miles ),
Caspar, CA (2.3 miles ),
Mendocino, CA (3.0 miles ),
Little River, CA (3.4 miles),
Albion, CA (3.9 miles),
Comptche, CA (4.1 miles),
Soda Springs, CA (4.4 miles),
Brooktrails, CA (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 39.44 N, Longitude: 123.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,817 (+24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,856 (55.4%)

Area code: 707

Distribution of median household income in Fort Bragg, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Bragg, CA in 2017
Fort Bragg satellite photo by USGS

Fort Bragg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Fort Bragg, CA
Historical housing units in Fort Bragg, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +835 (+13.5%).
Most common industries in Fort Bragg, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.7%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Wood products (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (21.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.3%)
  • Construction (11.4%)
  • Wood products (6.8%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Food (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.6%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Fort Bragg, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Fort Bragg, California

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Fort Bragg, California environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.400
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.99. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 18.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Fort Bragg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 629% 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 108.7 miles away from Fort Bragg center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 127.1 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 64.4 miles away from Fort Bragg center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 108.3 miles away from the city 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 118.3 miles away from Fort Bragg 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 123.2 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 Mendocino County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Bragg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fort Bragg:

  • MENDOCINO COAST DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 700 RIVER DR)
  • SHERWOOD OAKS HEALTH CENTER (130 DANA STREET)
  • FORT BRAGG DIALYSIS DCI (512 CYPRESS STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Fort Bragg:

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

  • Mendocino College (about 36 miles; Ukiah, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 90 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 90 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Sonoma State University (about 98 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • Humboldt State University (about 101 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • California State University-Chico (about 107 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Shasta College (about 114 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)

Public high schools in Fort Bragg:

  • FORT BRAGG HIGH (Students: 345, Location: 300 DANA ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • LIGHTHOUSE COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 11, Location: 250 S. SANDERSON WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • NOYO HIGH (CONTINUATION) (Students: 2, Location: 250 S. SANDERSON WAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • THREE RIVERS CHARTER (Location: 1211 DEL MAR DR., Grades: 1-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fort Bragg:

  • DANA GRAY ELEMENTARY (Students: 443, Location: 1197 E. CHESTNUT ST., Grades: 3-5)
  • FORT BRAGG MIDDLE (Students: 390, Location: 500 HAROLD ST., Grades: 6-8)
  • SHELTER COVE (Students: 12, Location: 310 S. LINCOLN ST., Grades: 4-8)
  • REDWOOD ELEMENTARY (Location: 324 S. LINCOLN ST., Grades: KG-2)
See full list of schools located in Fort Bragg

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Bragg: City of Fort Bragg Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Fort Bragg Landing (B), Fort Bragg City Hall (C), Fort Bragg Branch Mendocino County Library (D), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Fort Bragg (E), Fort Bragg Volunteer Fire Department Station 830 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Bragg include: Evergreen United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Fort Bragg Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Grace Community Church (D), Lighthouse Foursquare Gospel Church (E), Our Lady of Good Counsel Roman Catholic Church (F), Saint Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church (G), Trinity Lutheran Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Bragg include: Green Memorial Park (1), Main Street Historic Commercial District (2), Otis R Johnson Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Beachcomber Motel (1111 North Main Street), Avalon House Bed & Breakfast (561 Stewart Street), Amadeus Piano Service (524 Stewart Street), Best Western Vista Manor Lodge (1100 North Main), Beach House Inn (100 Pudding Creek Road).

Birthplace of: Jim Ross - Professional wrestling commentator, Al Norgard - Football end, Bob Celeri - Football player, John DeSilva - Baseball player, Les Munns - Baseball player.

Mendocino 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 Fort Bragg and their reported violations in the past:

GREEN ACRES TRAILER PARK (Population served: 255, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
POMO CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIDDEN PINES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Check/Repeat/Confirmation - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-25-2013)
CLEONE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-22-2006), St Compliance achieved (NOV-22-2006)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (OCT-19-2006)
  • One minor monitoring violation
LEISURE TIME RV PARK (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-22-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
COAST INN AND SPA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-26-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Bragg that have no violations reported:

  • PINE BEACH INN (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SHORELINE COTTAGES (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MANCHESTER BEACH KOA (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Fort Bragg in 2010:

  • 115 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Fort Bragg in 2000:

  • 212 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 66 people in nursing homes
  • 36 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Fort Bragg (2011 data):

  • Savings Bank of Mendocino County: Fort Bragg Branch at 490 South Franklin Street, branch established on 1970/02/16. Info updated 2011/11/07: Bank assets: $905.4 mil, Deposits: $755.8 mil, headquarters in Ukiah, CA, positive income, 11 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Main And Cypress Branch at 660 South Main Street, branch established on 1997/11/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fort Bragg Branch at 228 North Main Street, branch established on 1927/02/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 120 East Alder St Branch at 120 East Alder St, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Fort Bragg:

Marital status in Fort Bragg, CA
  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Bragg:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Bragg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fort Bragg, CA (based on Mendocino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,08111
Other6,01429
Evangelical Protestant4,91254
Mainline Protestant2,73025
Orthodox--
None59,104-
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: 51
Mendocino County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Here:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Mendocino County:

13.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mendocino County:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mendocino County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mendocino County:

19.5%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Bragg:

47.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Bragg:

10.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fort Bragg:

32.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

54.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Bragg:

78.3%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Bragg, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$136,650$117,1290$0
Streets and Highways 11$65,689$71,6611$3,903
Other Government Administration 9$67,855$90,4734$2,035
Sewerage 8$48,693$73,0404$2,035
Police - Other 5$40,671$97,6100$0
Water Supply 4$24,345$73,0350$0
Financial Administration 3$19,439$77,7560$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 54$403,342$89,6329$7,973

Fort Bragg government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $851,000 ($116.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $502,000 ($68.65)
    Sewerage: $121,000 ($16.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,597,000 ($491.93)
    Central Staff Services: $3,226,000 ($441.19)
    Sewerage: $2,674,000 ($365.70)
    Water Utilities: $1,610,000 ($220.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,563,000 ($213.76)
    Financial Administration: $1,187,000 ($162.34)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $400,000 ($54.70)
    Local Fire Protection: $366,000 ($50.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $351,000 ($48.00)
    Regular Highways: $261,000 ($35.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $150,000 ($20.51)
    General - Other: $66,000 ($9.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $224,000 ($30.63)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $318,000 ($43.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $710,000 ($97.10)
    Sewerage: $192,000 ($26.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($20.24)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($5.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($4.92)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($0.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $951,000 ($130.06)

Fort Bragg government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,205,000 ($438.32)
    Other: $312,000 ($42.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $767,000 ($104.90)
    Highways: $324,000 ($44.31)
    Other: $29,000 ($3.97)
    Transit Utilities: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $218,000 ($29.81)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($7.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,374,000 ($324.67)
    Fines and Forfeits: $200,000 ($27.35)
    Interest Earnings: $62,000 ($8.48)
    Special Assessments: $51,000 ($6.97)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,413,000 ($330.01)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,409,000 ($192.70)
    Highways: $174,000 ($23.80)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,336,000 ($319.47)
    Property: $1,292,000 ($176.70)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,202,000 ($164.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $482,000 ($65.92)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $212,000 ($28.99)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $21,000 ($2.87)

Fort Bragg government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,600,000 ($765.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,423,000 ($741.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $177,000 ($24.21)

Fort Bragg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,148,000 ($1524.62)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.80% ($59,313 average AGI)
from Lake County, CA  0.34% ($35,083)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($85,049)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.76% ($55,889 average AGI)
to Lake County, CA  0.41% ($37,985)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($37,817)
Businesses in Fort Bragg, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Nike2
Best Western1Rite Aid1
CVS1SAS Shoes1
Curves1Sears1
Decora Cabinetry1Starbucks1
FedEx3Super 82
GNC1Travelodge1
H&R Block1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York1U.S. Cellular2
Lane Furniture1UPS3
MasterBrand Cabinets3Vans2
New Balance2

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Bragg:

  • KDAC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KPMO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KLLK (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Bragg:

  • KSAY (98.5 FM; FT. BRAGG, CA; Owner: AXELL BROADCASTING)
  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • K265DB (100.9 FM; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KOZT (95.3 FM; FT. BRAGG, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA RADIO PARTNERS)
  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHKL (91.9 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMFB (92.7 FM; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUKI-FM (103.3 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KZYZ (91.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KZYX (90.7 FM; PHILO, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSRT (107.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, CA; Owner: POINT BROADCASTING)
  • K264AH (100.7 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Bragg:

  • K48BQ (Channel 48; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: JOSEPH M. PEREZ)
Fort Bragg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fort Bragg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 38.9mTotal length
  • $3,128,000Total costs
  • 77,900Total average daily traffic
  • 3,167Total average daily truck traffic
  • 97,733Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fort Bragg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fort Bragg, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Bragg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Bragg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 65 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Fort Bragg, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (51.8%), and Outside Fires (28.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fort Bragg, CA
    • 21251.8%Structure Fires
    • 11828.9%Outside Fires
    • 5012.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 297.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Bragg, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Bragg, California:

  • Super 8 Fort Bragg, 888 S Main St, Fort Bragg, California 95437 , Phone: (707) 964-4003, Fax: (707) 964-4076
  • Quality Inn & Suites Tradewinds, 400 S Main St, Fort Bragg, California 95437 , Phone: (707) 964-4761, Fax: (707) 964-0372
  • Travelodge, 763 N Main St, Fort Bragg, California 95437 , Phone: (707) 964-4787, Fax: (707) 964-0778
  • Americas Best Value Seabird Lodge, 191 S, Fort Bragg, California 95437 , Phone: (707) 964-4731, Fax: (707) 961-1779
  • Oceanside Inn & Suites, 820 N Main St, Fort Bragg, California 95437 , Phone: (707) 964-4061, Fax: (707) 964-3044
  • Noyo Harbor Inn, 500 Casa Del Noyo Dr, Fort bragg, California 95437 , Phone: (707) 961-8000
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Bragg, California
Most common first names in Fort Bragg, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John12775.8 years
William10773.4 years
Robert8671.3 years
Mary8580.8 years
James7168.2 years
Charles6174.6 years
George5776.9 years
Helen5180.4 years
Frank4575.9 years
Margaret3980.3 years
Most common last names in Fort Bragg, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5374.7 years
Smith3177.3 years
Brown2480.4 years
Thompson2474.1 years
Miller2171.6 years
Anderson2176.9 years
Koski1975.9 years
Jones1966.3 years
Wilson1774.8 years
Martin1666.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Bragg, CA
  • 31.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.1%Wood
  • 18.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Solar energy
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 1.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Bragg, CA
  • 52.2%Electricity
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.7%Wood
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used


Fort Bragg compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 (95437) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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