Greenhorn, California

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Population in 2010: 236. Population change since 2000: +61.6%
Males: 141  (59.9%)
Females: 95  (40.1%)
Median resident age:  60.2 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 95971

Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,149 (it was $51,513 in 2000)
Greenhorn:

$54,149
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,222 (it was $21,525 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $221,659 (it was $93,400 in 2000)
Greenhorn:

$221,659
CA:

$477,500

Median gross rent in 2016: $675.

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    • 19883.9%White alone
    • 229.3%Hispanic
    • 73.0%American Indian alone
    • 62.5%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Greenhorn: 98.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (17.0%), European (15.9%), German (10.2%), Dutch (5.7%), Polish (5.7%), British (4.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4437 feet

Land area: 6.72 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile   (very low).

Greenhorn, California map

For population 25 years and over in Greenhorn:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenhorn CDP:

  • Never married: 9.2%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 38.5%

5 residents are foreign born (2.5% Europe).

This place:

2.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,428 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,515 (0.8%)

Greenhorn satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (55.8 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (101.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (423.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Spring Garden, CA (1.6 miles) , Cromberg, CA (1.8 miles ), East Quincy, CA (2.9 miles ), Johnsville, CA (3.0 miles) , Plumas Eureka, CA (3.1 miles ), Quincy, CA (3.3 miles ), Blairsden, CA (3.4 miles) , Graeagle, CA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 39.91 N, Longitude: 120.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Greenhorn household income distribution Greenhorn home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (50%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (50%)
  • Community and social service occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Legal occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Greenhorn, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Greenhorn-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 700% 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 179.0 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 176.5 miles away from Greenhorn center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 172.4 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 178.2 miles away from Greenhorn center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 154.5 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 (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).
Greenhorn topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Greenhorn:

  • COUNTRY VILLA QUINCY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; QUINCY, CA)
  • QUINCY HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; QUINCY, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenhorn:

  • Butte College (about 51 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 56 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 56 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • California State University-Chico (about 60 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 69 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Western Nevada College (about 72 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Sierra College (about 81 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

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Notable location: Greenhorn Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Rock Creek (A). Display/hide its location 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 2013 was 62.7. This is about average.

City:

62.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.3 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 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.5%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
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: 0.9% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
California average:

15.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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

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
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Greenhorn:

49.7%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Greenhorn:

51.3%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Greenhorn:

20.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Greenhorn:

10.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

46.0%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Greenhorn:

56.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Greenhorn, CA Residents

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 Greenhorn:

  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenhorn:

  • 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.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (53%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Greenhorn compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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