Hat Creek, California

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Population in 2010: 309.
Males: 146  (47.3%)
Females: 163  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

66.7 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 96040.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $63,091
Hat Creek:

$63,091
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,864

Hat Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $279,200
Hat Creek:

$279,200
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $531,765; detached houses: $526,667

Median gross rent in 2019: $790.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hat Creek: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Hat Creek, CA (2019)
    • 10279.1%White alone
    • 1914.7%Hispanic
    • 43.1%Asian alone
    • 21.6%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: German (31.3%), Swedish (16.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3290 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,796 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,005 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (48.3 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (157.4 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (497.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Cassel, CA (2.5 miles ),
East Shasta, CA (2.8 miles ),
Burney, CA (3.0 miles ),
Old Station, CA (3.4 miles),
Fall River Mills, CA (3.6 miles ),
McArthur, CA (4.0 miles ),
Montgomery Creek, CA (4.6 miles),
Central Shasta, CA (4.7 miles )

Latitude: 40.83 N, Longitude: 121.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

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

6.5%
California:

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Hat Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 5023% 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 211.3 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 211.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from Hat Creek 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 138.3 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 146.8 miles away from Hat Creek center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 201.4 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 Shasta County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hat Creek:

  • Shasta College (about 45 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 79 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 83 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 100 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 112 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Yuba College (about 118 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 126 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)

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Notable locations in Hat Creek: Bidwell Ranch (A), Hat Creek Rim Lookout (B), Hat Creek Forest Service Station (C), Honn Campground (D), University of California Observatory (E), Hat Creek Volunteer Fire Company (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Bidwell Pond (A), Cornaz Lake (B), Little Lake (C), Wilson Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Lost Creek (A), Honn Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shasta 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 Hat Creek and their reported violations in the past:

PSEA - CAMP BRITTON (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • HAT CREEK HEREFORD RANCH RV PARK (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RANCHERIA RV PARK (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRESIDE VILLAGE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
4 people in college/university student housing in 2010
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Hat Creek:

Marital status in Hat Creek, CA
  • Never married: 10.3%
  • Now married: 76.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in Hat Creek:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.4
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hat Creek, CA (based on Shasta County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,805109
Catholic8,6298
Other7,27729
Mainline Protestant2,83012
Orthodox1915
Black Protestant1201
None129,371-
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: 42
Here:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Shasta County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

17.9%

5.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tehama County, CA  0.59% ($47,389 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($44,280)
from Butte County, CA  0.21% ($43,933)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
California average:

5.21%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tehama County, CA  0.52% ($41,727 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.30% ($44,860)
to Butte County, CA  0.23% ($41,811)

Businesses in Hat Creek, CA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hat Creek:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • 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 Hat Creek:

  • K220EB (91.9 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KIBC (90.5 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: BURNEY EDUC. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KKRO (91.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KKXS (96.1 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hat Creek:

  • K27GZ (Channel 27; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Hat Creek fatal accident list:

Nov 16, 2019 10:02 AM, Sr-89, Lat: 40.829831, Lon: -121.513278, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 17, 2011 05:55 PM, Sr-89, Lat: 40.866861, Lon: -121.547942, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 5, 2011 02:20 PM, Sr-89, Lat: 40.783119, Lon: -121.504511, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 5, 2006 02:55 AM, Sr-89, Lat: 40.795710, Lon: -121.509170, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.8mTotal length
  • 5,555Total average daily traffic
  • 1,130Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,660Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KF6EUT, Licensee ID: L01107711, Grant Date: 04/21/2006, Expiration Date: 06/29/2016, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2018, Registrant: E James Norman, 16957 Hwy 89, Hat Creek, CA 96040
  • Call Sign: KG6JY, Licensee ID: L00760459, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 01/18/2024, Certifier: Page T Perrin, Registrant: Page T Perrin, 41480 Bidwell Rd, Hat Creek, CA 96040
  • Call Sign: KJ6MQT, Licensee ID: L01618844, Grant Date: 02/16/2011, Expiration Date: 02/16/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/26/2011, Certifier: Robert J Pearce Jr, Registrant: Robert J Pearce Jr, 42463 Leaping Trout Way, Hat Creek, CA 96040

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hat Creek, CA
  • 47.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.8%Wood
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 10.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hat Creek 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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