Happy Camp, California

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Population in July 2007: 2,181.
Males: 1,120  (51.4%)
Females: 1,061  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
California median age:  33.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,686 (it was $22,679 in 2000)
Happy Camp:

$27,686
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,934 (it was $14,731 in 2000)

Happy Camp CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,574 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Happy Camp:

$160,574
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $301,821; Detached houses: $337,589; Townhouses or other attached units: $201,634; Mobile homes: $235,903; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $185,341
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  • White alone - 1,555 (71.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 371 (17.0%)
  • Two or more races - 142 (6.5%)
  • Hispanic - 92 (4.2%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Happy Camp: 192.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1087 feet

Land area: 1234.8 square miles.

Population density: 1.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Happy Camp, California map

For population 25 years and over in Happy Camp:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 18.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Happy Camp CCD:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 57.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 15.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Happy Camp, California as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Happy Camp to the number of sex offenders is 242 to 1.


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

Happy Camp CCD:  0.8% ($638)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Happy Camp satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (42.5 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (242.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (595.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Greenview, CA (4.9 miles) , Fort Jones, CA (4.9 miles ), Takilma, OR (5.1 miles ), Etna, CA (5.4 miles ), O'Brien, OR (5.5 miles ), Southwest Jackson, OR (5.6 miles ), Williams, OR (5.6 miles ), Yreka, CA (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 41.79 N, Longitude: 123.25 W

Area code: 530

Happy Camp household income distribution Happy Camp home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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

Average climate in Happy Camp, California

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Earthquake activity:

Happy Camp-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 473% 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 141.6 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 71.9 miles away from Happy Camp center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 262.3 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 108.3 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 140.7 miles away from Happy Camp center
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 120.7 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 Siskiyou County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Ricky Ray - Player of and football, Mark Bradshaw (diver) - Diver.

Airports located in Happy Camp:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Happy Camp:

  • Southern Oregon University (about 40 miles; Ashland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Rogue Community College (about 44 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Humboldt State University (about 77 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 82 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 91 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Shasta College (about 94 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Lane Community College (about 155 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public high schools in Happy Camp:

Public elementary/middle schools in Happy Camp:

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Notable locations in Happy Camp: Happy Camp Ranger Station (A), Curley Jack Campground (B), Reeves Ranch (C), Happy Camp Branch Siskiyou County Public Library (D), Happy Camp Fire Protection and Ambulance District (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ikes Creek (A), Little Grider Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Elk Creek (D), Doolittle Creek (E), Deer Lick Creek (F), Curley Jack Creek (G), Benjamin Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Anglers Motel (61700 Highway 96), Bear Cove Cabins (64727 State Highway 96).

Siskiyou County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.2%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

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

23.7%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

10.3%
Whole state:

6.3%

Happy Camp compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below 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 significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Happy Camp (2011 data):

  • Scott Valley Bank: Happy Camp Branch at 63729 Hwy 96, branch established on 1967/09/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $477.2 mil, Deposits: $392.3 mil, headquarters in Yreka, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Learner Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (68%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Happy Camp CCD (based on Siskiyou County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.38%
Here: 32.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of VasiloupulisUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.1%12.4%8.4%7.3%5.8%
Congregations16.0%8.0%6.7%5.3%8.0%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents4.5%3.0%2.1%1.8%11.7%
Congregations10.7%4.0%4.0%1.3%36.0%
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: 21
Siskiyou County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Siskiyou County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Siskiyou County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Siskiyou County:

25.5%
California:

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

14.2%
State:

17.9%

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,039 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.49% ($45,480 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($44,105)
from Klamath County, OR  0.22% ($22,500)


5.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.98%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.73% ($33,366 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.52% ($31,203)
to Klamath County, OR  0.35% ($27,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Happy Camp:

  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Happy Camp:

  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K204DM (88.5 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K207BU (89.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KNYR (91.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: STATE OF OREGON/STATE BD/OREGON STAT)
  • KSYC-FM (103.9 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROACASTING, INC.)
  • K214BS (90.7 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Happy Camp:

  • K08EQ (Channel 8; SEIAD VALLEY, CA; Owner: NOLOWIRE, INC.)
  • K12JD (Channel 12; SEIAD VALLEY, CA; Owner: NOLOWIRE, INC.)
  • K04NU (Channel 4; SEIAD VALLEY, CA; Owner: NOLOWIRE, INC.)
  • K09PI (Channel 9; HAPPY CAMP, ETC., CA; Owner: SLATER BUTTE TRANSLATOR CO)
  • K11GO (Channel 11; HAPPY CAMP, ETC., CA; Owner: SLATER BUTTE TRANSLATOR CO.)
  • K13GL (Channel 13; HAPPY CAMP, ETC., CA; Owner: SLATER BUTTE TRANSLATOR CO.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 4.77 Miles Nne Of (Lat: 41.858056 Lon: -123.352222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WPQP469
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/25/2000, Expiration Date: 08/28/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2000, Certifier: James G Hendricks
    Registrant: Kurtis & Associates, 2000 M Street, N.W. - Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 328-4500, Fax: (202) 328-1231, Email:
  • 4.77 Miles Nne Of (Lat: 41.858056 Lon: -123.352222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: KNKN233
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpahretta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Happy Camp, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SLATER BTTE, 4.7 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 41.857889 Lon: -123.353361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.5 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: KMZ87
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 17845.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Siskiyou Telephone Company, Etna, CA 96027, Phone: (530) 467-6000, Fax: (530) 467-6402, Email:
  • STATION, Slater Butte, 4.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 41.857333 Lon: -123.353639), Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: KUX30
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/19/2008, Expiration Date: 10/16/2018
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Elk Creek, 6.6 Miles South Of (Lat: 41.702056 Lon: -123.187528), Call Sign: WCT562
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.980 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/07/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant: Bennet& Bennet, Pllc, 4350 East West Highway, Suite 201, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:
  • Independence Creek 77201 State Route 96, 10 Miles Ssw Of (Lat: 41.661222 Lon: -123.450611), Call Sign: WCT563
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.920 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/13/2007
    Registrant: Bennet & Bennet, Pllc, 4350 East West Highway, Suite 201, Bethesda, MD 20814, Phone: (202) 371-1500, Fax: (202) 371-1558, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Happy Camp)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Happy Camp on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists"
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  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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