Graeagle, California

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Population in 2010: 737.
Population change since 2000: -11.3%
Males: 377  (51.2%)
Females: 360  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

62.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96103.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $68,206 (it was $55,385 in 2000)
Graeagle:

$68,206
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,353 (it was $25,199 in 2000)

Graeagle CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $346,953 (it was $171,000 in 2000)
Graeagle:

$346,953
CA:

$509,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $944.

March 2019 cost of living index in Graeagle: 97.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
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  • Races in Graeagle, CA (2010)
    • 69694.4%White alone
    • 273.7%Hispanic
    • 81.1%Two or more races
    • 50.7%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

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Graeagle, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (19.6%), Irish (15.5%), Scottish (13.9%), Polish (11.0%), European (9.4%), Italian (6.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4000 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles.

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

Graeagle, California map

42 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.8% Asia).

This place:

5.1%
California:

26.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,545 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,577 (0.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Graeagle, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Graeagle, CA in 2017
Graeagle satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

12.8%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Graeagle, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Public administration (12.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.7%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (8.1%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.0%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (12.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (9.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.8%)
  • Book stores & news dealers (4.8%)
  • Utilities (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Graeagle, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.8%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (17.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Graeagle, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 53.8. This is better than average.

City:

53.8
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

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.:

19.6

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 the city 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 Graeagle 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 Graeagle 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 (13).
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).
Graeagle topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Graeagle:

Marital status in Graeagle, CA
  • Never married: 9.5%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Graeagle:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Graeagle, CA (based on Plumas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,66723
Catholic1,2164
Mainline Protestant8468
Other7646
None15,514-
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: 12
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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
Plumas County:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
State:

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

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Graeagle:

49.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Graeagle:

9.8%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Graeagle:

49.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Graeagle:

70.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Graeagle, CA Residents

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
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 Washoe County, NV  0.94% ($44,221 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.47% ($33,794)
to Lassen County, CA  0.37% ($47,926)

Businesses in Graeagle, CA

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

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)

Graeagle fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2006 10:45 AM, Sr-89, Lat: 39.769280, Lon: -120.619610, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.3mTotal length
  • $1,692,000Total costs
  • 6,845Total average daily traffic
  • 889Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,770Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2016, Certifier: Scott Kotre, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GRAEAGLE, 6 Huchnom Trail (Lat: 39.752139 Lon: -120.617694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 49.4 m, Overall height: 50.6 m, Call Sign: WQTU461,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11205.0 MHz, 11435.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2014, Expiration Date: 04/15/2024, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • SC55477A, 134 Gold Lake Road (Lat: 39.752056 Lon: -120.617889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WRAS257,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, 19575.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/13/2028, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • 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: 07/13/2017, Expiration Date: 10/08/2027, Certifier: John E Vercelli, Registrant: John E Vercelli, 38 Mohave Trail, Graeagle, CA 96103
  • Call Sign: KG6NVP, Licensee ID: L00588364, Grant Date: 05/25/2013, Expiration Date: 05/25/2023, Certifier: Darrell C Erickson, Registrant: Darrell C Erickson Mr., 411 Walnut, #8136, Graeagle, CA 96103
  • Call Sign: KD7YMO, Licensee ID: L00752629, Grant Date: 07/12/2013, Expiration Date: 10/08/2023, Certifier: Gerald T Grabo, Registrant: Gerald T Grabo, Graeagle, CA 96103-0926
  • Call Sign: KI6RJW, Licensee ID: L01407866, Grant Date: 06/12/2008, Expiration Date: 06/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2018, Certifier: Darryle W Golden, Registrant: Darryle W Golden, Graeagle, CA 96103
  • Call Sign: KM6LFV, Licensee ID: L02112674, Grant Date: 06/20/2017, Expiration Date: 06/20/2027, Certifier: Dianne R Buckhout, Registrant: Dianne R Buckhout, Graeagle, CA 96103-0393
  • Call Sign: K6DWG, Previous Call Sign: KI6RJW, Licensee ID: L01407866, Grant Date: 04/24/2018, Expiration Date: 04/24/2028, Certifier: Darryle W Golden, Registrant: Darryle W Golden, Graeagle, CA 96103

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Graeagle, CA
  • 43.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.2%Wood
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Graeagle, CA
  • 40.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Electricity


Graeagle compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age below state average.
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