Graeagle, California

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Population in 2010: 737. Population change since 2000: -11.3%
Males: 325  (44.2%)
Females: 412  (55.8%)
Median resident age:  62.4 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 96103.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,811 (it was $55,385 in 2000)
Graeagle:

$36,811
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,129 (it was $25,199 in 2000)

Graeagle CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $335,384 (it was $171,000 in 2000)
Graeagle:

$335,384
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $443,354; Detached houses: $488,566; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,400; Mobile homes: $126,875

Median gross rent in 2012: $927.

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  • White alone - 696 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 27 (3.7%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Graeagle: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (19.9%), English (11.5%), German (11.2%), Italian (6.8%), French (4.8%), Norwegian (4.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4000 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Graeagle:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Graeagle CDP:

  • Never married: 2.9%
  • Now married: 75.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

42 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This place:  6.8%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,160 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,613 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (45.7 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (95.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (411.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Blairsden, CA (1.0 miles) , C-Road, CA (1.5 miles) , Plumas Eureka, CA (1.5 miles ), Mohawk Vista, CA (1.6 miles) , Clio, CA (1.8 miles) , Valley Ranch, CA (1.9 miles) , Johnsville, CA (2.0 miles) , Whitehawk, CA (2.2 miles) .

Latitude: 39.76 N, Longitude: 120.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

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

8.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (26%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Information (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (57%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Graeagle, California

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Earthquake activity:

Graeagle-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 711% 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 176.8 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 172.8 miles away from Graeagle center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 268.2 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 186.8 miles away from Graeagle center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 145.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plumas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Graeagle:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 46 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 47 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Butte College (about 55 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Western Nevada College (about 60 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • California State University-Chico (about 66 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 66 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 75 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

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Notable locations in Graeagle: Graeagle Meadows Golf Course (A), Graeagle Fire Protection District Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Smith Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Bonta Creek (A), Smith Creek (B), Claim Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Plumas 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 57.9. This is better than average.

City:

57.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Graeagle and their reported violations in the past:

CONESTOGA MHP (Serves NV, Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
ELWELL LAKES LODGE (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2009)
GOLD LAKE LODGE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-08-2009)

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

  • JOHNSVILLE PUBLIC UTILITY DIST (Population served: 20, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Graeagle compared to California state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Graeagle travel time to work - commute Graeagle mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Graeagle CDP (based on Plumas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.52%
Here: 29.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents48.8%14.0%12.2%9.1%5.1%
Congregations12.1%15.2%12.1%12.1%12.1%
NameVineyard USALutheran ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.8%3.3%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
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: 12
Plumas County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plumas County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Plumas County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Butte County, CA  0.59% ($30,372 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.59% ($35,372)
from Placer County, CA  0.26% ($54,368)


6.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washoe County, NV  0.93% ($40,681 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.89% ($25,197)
to Lassen County, CA  0.35% ($34,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Graeagle:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Graeagle:

  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.762417 Lon: -120.603278, Call Sign: WQEW417
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.087 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 451.462 MHz, 451.687 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2006, Expiration Date: 05/02/2016, Certifier: Scott Kotre
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K6BJF
    Grant Date: 04/16/1997, Expiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/26/2007
    Registrant: Willard F Watkins, Graeagle, CA 96103
  • Call Sign: AD6ZI, Previous Call Sign: KF6QM, Licensee ID: L00394794
    Grant Date: 07/20/2007, Expiration Date: 10/08/2017, Certifier: John E Vercelli
    Registrant: John E Vercelli, 38 Mohave Trail, Graeagle, CA 96103
  • Call Sign: KD7YMO, Licensee ID: L00752629
    Grant Date: 10/08/2003, Expiration Date: 10/08/2013, Certifier: Gerald T Grabo
    Registrant: Gerald T Grabo, Graeagle, CA 96103

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 898B , Serial Number: 18262080, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Jesse S Carter, Po Box 1469, Graeagle, CA 96103
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9722J , Serial Number: 28-3914, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Jon P Kennedy, Po Box 147, Graeagle, CA 96103

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Graeagle, CA

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

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