Garberville, California

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Population in July 2007: 12,402.
Males: 6,343  (51.1%)
Females: 6,059  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 95542

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,637 (it was $30,424 in 2000)
Garberville:

$39,637
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,844 (it was $15,929 in 2000)

Garberville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $282,582 (it was $129,500 in 2000)
Garberville:

$282,582
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $446,163; Detached houses: $474,279; Townhouses or other attached units: $309,439; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $352,121; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $896,307; Mobile homes: $253,609; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $233,680
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  • White alone - 10,485 (86.0%)
  • Hispanic - 798 (6.5%)
  • Two or more races - 399 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 314 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 90 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 64 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garberville: 256.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 533 feet

Land area: 851.1 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

Garberville, California map

For population 25 years and over in Garberville:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garberville CCD:

  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 15.2%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Garberville, California as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Garberville to the number of sex offenders is 12,402 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


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

Garberville CCD:  0.6% ($820)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Garberville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (84.4 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (175.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (523.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Myers Flat, CA (1.7 miles) , Miranda, CA (2.2 miles ), Weott, CA (2.3 miles ), Phillipsville, CA (2.7 miles) , Oak Glen, CA (3.1 miles ), Redway, CA (3.1 miles ), Redcrest, CA (3.3 miles) , Benbow, CA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.24 N, Longitude: 123.91 W

Area code: 707

Garberville household income distribution Garberville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Private households (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Garberville, California

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Earthquake activity:

Garberville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 501% 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 162.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from Garberville 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 11.1 miles away from the city 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 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from Garberville 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 98.8 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: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Marshall Brant - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Garberville:

  • JEROLD PHELPS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 733 CEDAR ST)
  • JEROLD PHELPS COMM HOSP SNF (733 CEDAR STREET)

Airports located in Garberville:

Amtrak station:

GARBERVILLE (924 REDWOOD DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garberville:

  • College of the Redwoods (about 35 miles; Eureka, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Humboldt State University (about 45 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Mendocino College (about 82 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • Shasta College (about 88 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 116 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 128 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 140 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)

Public high school in Garberville:

Public elementary/middle school in Garberville:

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Notable locations in Garberville: Garberville Fire Protection District (A), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Garberville (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Garberville include: Our Lady of the Redwoods Catholic Church (A), Community Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bluff Creek (A), Connick Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Garberville: Tooby Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Humboldt House Inn (701 Redwood Dr).

Humboldt 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 Garberville and their reported violations in the past:

BENBOW W.C. (Population served: 150, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
HEARTWOOD INSTITUTE (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAY-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-25-2010)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.8%
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: 0.5% of all households

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

20.1%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

7.1%
Whole state:

6.3%

People in group quarters in Garberville in 2010:

  • 200 people in state prisons
  • 176 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 2 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Garberville in 2000:

  • 230 people in state prisons
  • 107 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 11 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Garberville compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.

Banks with branches in Garberville (2011 data):

  • North Valley Bank: Garberville Branch at 793 Redwood Drive, branch established on 1948/04/26. Info updated 2006/08/03: Bank assets: $900.5 mil, Deposits: $767.5 mil, headquarters in Redding, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: North Valley Bancorp
  • Umpqua Bank: Garberville Branch at 915 Redwood Drive, Suite B, branch established on 1998/08/03. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Garberville, California:

  • Sherwood Forest Motel, 814 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542 , Phone: (707) 923-2724
  • Best Western Humboldt House In, 701 Redwood Dr, Garberville, CA 95542 , Phone: (707) 923-2771, Fax: (707) 923-4259
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Garberville, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (36%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Garberville CCD (based on Humboldt County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.11%
Here: 37.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of God
Adherents54.4%5.6%5.6%4.7%3.5%
Congregations9.9%9.9%4.6%9.2%10.5%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.3%3.1%2.6%2.2%14.9%
Congregations3.9%4.6%3.3%3.3%40.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 46
Humboldt County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Humboldt County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Humboldt County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 128
Here:

9.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

23.7%
California:

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

15.6%
State:

17.9%

5.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($103 average AGI)
Humboldt County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($24,689 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.23% ($28,538)
from San Diego County, CA  0.23% ($24,871)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Humboldt County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shasta County, CA  0.27% ($36,264 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($25,398)
to Sonoma County, CA  0.18% ($38,827)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garberville:

  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGOE (1480 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garberville:

  • 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.)
  • KEKA-FM (101.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNHT (107.3 FM; RIO DELL, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KSLG-FM (94.1 FM; HYDESVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWPT (100.3 FM; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: S.T.E.G. BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAJK-FM (99.1 FM; FERNDALE, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXGO (93.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKL (91.9 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFMI (96.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KKHB (105.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KRED-FM (92.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • KHSU-FM (90.5 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Garberville:

  • K08LD (Channel 8; MIRANDA, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K10NU (Channel 10; MIRANDA, CA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ B/CING. CO., LLC)
  • K20CN (Channel 20; FORTUNA/RIO DELL, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K02OO (Channel 2; WEOTT, CA; Owner: EEL RIVER LIONS CLUB)
  • K10NH (Channel 10; WEOTT, CA; Owner: WEOTT COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
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Garberville on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 (95542) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #84 (95542) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #100 (95542) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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