Gasquet, California

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Population in 2010: 661.
Males: 317  (48.0%)
Females: 344  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

53.7 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95543.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,416
Gasquet:

$48,416
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,236

Gasquet CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $246,312
Gasquet:

$246,312
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $206,675; detached houses: $285,934; mobile homes: $137,277

Median gross rent in 2019: $787.

March 2019 cost of living index in Gasquet: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Gasquet, CA (2019)
    • 52876.7%White alone
    • 9113.2%Two or more races
    • 324.7%American Indian alone
    • 273.9%Hispanic

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Gasquet, California as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gasquet is 253 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (17.4%), Irish (17.4%), English (11.1%), Hungarian (4.0%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 356 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,483 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $598 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (66.0 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (254.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (616.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Smith River-Gasquet, CA (1.9 miles ),
Hiouchi, CA (2.5 miles ),
Smith River, CA (3.3 miles ),
Bertsch-Oceanview, CA (3.4 miles ),
Crescent City, CA (3.7 miles ),
Crescent City North, CA (3.7 miles ),
Harbor, OR (4.5 miles ),
O'Brien, OR (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 41.85 N, Longitude: 123.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 707

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

7.6%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2017 was 55.6. This is better than average.

City:

55.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 7.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Gasquet-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 3374% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 114.3 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 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 270.9 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 103.6 miles away from Gasquet center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 109.6 miles away from Gasquet 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 Del Norte County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Gasquet:

  • SUTTER COAST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • CRESCENT CITY NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • SUTTER COAST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, CA)

Airports located in Gasquet:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gasquet:

  • Rogue Community College (about 50 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Humboldt State University (about 68 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 70 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 81 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 116 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Shasta College (about 121 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Lane Community College (about 158 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public high school in Gasquet:

  • BAR-O (Location: 15005 HIGHWAY 199, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Gasquet:

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Notable locations in Gasquet: Gasquet District Ranger Office (A), Gasquet Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Gasquet: Gasquet Bible Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: Middle Fork Smith River (A), North Fork Smith River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Del Norte 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 Gasquet that have no violations reported:

  • GRASSY FLAT CAMPGROUND (Population served: 57, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

59.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Gasquet:

Marital status in Gasquet, CA
  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 28.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 23.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Gasquet:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gasquet, CA (based on Del Norte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,68222
Catholic1,5851
Other1,2595
Mainline Protestant4364
None22,648-
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: 9
This county:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Del Norte County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Del Norte County:

26.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Del Norte County:

16.3%
California:

17.9%

7.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Humboldt County, CA  0.57% ($44,111 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($58,722)
from Curry County, OR  0.40% ($51,219)


6.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
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 Curry County, OR  0.70% ($61,927 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.41% ($36,906)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($46,320)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gasquet:

  • KFVR (1310 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KPOD (1240 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L L C)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KURY (910 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gasquet:

  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K204CL (88.7 FM; SMITH RIVER, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KURY-FM (95.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHSR (91.9 FM; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY KHSU-FM)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K204DM (88.5 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRRM (94.7 FM; ROGUE RIVER, OR; Owner: SHIRLEY M. BELL)

TV broadcast stations around Gasquet:

  • K09VQ (Channel 9; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K39EO (Channel 39; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K22DS (Channel 22; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)

Gasquet fatal accident list:

May 10, 2015 02:40 PM, Us-199, Lat: 41.845394, Lon: -123.973919, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 10, 2005 08:35 AM, Us-199, Lat: 41.843140, Lon: -123.988020, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 328ft / 100mTotal length
  • $60,000Total costs
  • 20,370Total average daily traffic
  • 2,714Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,332Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gasquet)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Gasquet, CA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gasquet)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BEECH S35 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 173Q, N173Q, N-173Q, Serial Number: D-7350, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 02/14/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2007
    Registrant (LLC): Soggy Bottom Bonanza Boys LLC, Po Box 1, Gasquet, CA 95543
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 31583, N31583, N-31583, Serial Number: 28-7890470, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael R Redel, Po Box 114, Gasquet, CA 95543, Other Owners: Tonda D Redel
  • Aircraft: BURNS GREGORY L BURNS/VANS KIT RV9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 57NV, N57NV, N-57NV, Serial Number: 91008, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Bill H Davidson, Po Box 222, Gasquet, CA 95543
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6554H, N6554H, N-6554H, Serial Number: 19746, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1959, Certificate Issue Date: 11/04/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Heaton, Po Box 1, Gasquet, CA 95543

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Gasquet, CA
  • 54.5%Wood
  • 35.9%Electricity
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Gasquet, CA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Gasquet 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Gasquet on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #92 (95543) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Danish first ancestries"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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