Hydesville, California

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Population in 2010: 1,237. Population change since 2000: +2.3%
Males: 628  (50.8%)
Females: 609  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95547.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,568 (it was $42,411 in 2000)
Hydesville:

$59,568
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,393 (it was $18,629 in 2000)

Hydesville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $304,595 (it was $162,800 in 2000)
Hydesville:

$304,595
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $329,742; Detached houses: $352,237; Townhouses or other attached units: $369,119; In 2-unit structures: $277,486; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $151,020; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $272,314; Mobile homes: $97,916; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $4,954

Median gross rent in 2013: $881.

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  • Races in Hydesville, CA (2013)

    Hydesville races chart
    • 1,22084.3%White alone
    • 845.8%Hispanic
    • 584.0%Asian alone
    • 281.9%Black alone
    • 221.5%Two or more races
    • 181.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hydesville: 97.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.6%), English (6.9%), Irish (6.1%), Norwegian (5.1%), Italian (4.6%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 380 feet

Land area: 7.39 square miles.

Population density: 167 people per square mile   (very low).

Hydesville,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Hydesville:

  • High school or higher: 94.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hydesville CDP:

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

38 residents are foreign born (0.4% Latin America, 0.3% Asia, 0.3% Oceania).

This place:

2.6%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,999 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,416 (0.5%)

Hydesville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (90.3 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (196.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (546.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rio Dell, CA (1.9 miles ), Fortuna, CA (2.0 miles ), Scotia, CA (2.1 miles ), Ferndale, CA (3.1 miles ), Loleta, CA (3.1 miles ), Redcrest, CA (3.5 miles) , Fields Landing, CA (3.7 miles ), Pine Hills, CA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.55 N, Longitude: 124.09 W

Area code: 707

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

4.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Hydesville, California

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Earthquake activity:

Hydesville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 492% 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 77.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 185.6 miles away from Hydesville 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 13.8 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 40.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 65.1 miles away from Hydesville center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 108.7 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 Humboldt County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hydesville topographic map

Birthplace of: Morris DeHaven Tracy - Journalist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Hydesville:

  • FORTUNA REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORTUNA, CA)
  • SEAVIEW REHABILITATION AND WELLNESS CENTER, LP (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EUREKA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Hydesville:

  • 5 miles: RIO DELL-SCOTIA (SCOTIA, MAIN & MILL STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 5 miles: FORTUNA (1326 L ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.
  • 18 miles: EUREKA (5TH & L STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hydesville:

  • College of the Redwoods (about 12 miles; Eureka, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,410)
  • Humboldt State University (about 23 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Shasta College (about 94 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Mendocino College (about 105 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • California State University-Chico (about 132 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Rogue Community College (about 134 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 135 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)

Private high school in Hydesville:

  • NORTH COAST MENNONITE (Students: 21, Location: 4332 STATE HIGHWAY 36, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle school in Hydesville:

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Notable locations in Hydesville: Yager Camp (A), Fortuna Volunteer Fire Department Hydesville Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Town Cemetery (1), Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Humboldt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.296. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.296
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 2.33. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.33
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.215. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.215
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.70. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.0% for American Indian residents, 16.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  73.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
California average:

15.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hydesville CDP (based on Humboldt County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,90113
Evangelical Protestant9,25697
Other5,37333
Mainline Protestant4,36433
Orthodox651
None105,664-
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: 46
Humboldt County:

3.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Humboldt County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Humboldt County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 128
Here:

9.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Humboldt County:

23.7%
California:

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

15.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hydesville:

49.9%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hydesville:

22.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hydesville:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.3%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hydesville, CA Residents

5.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,866 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($103 average AGI)
Humboldt County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($24,689 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.23% ($28,538)
from San Diego County, CA  0.23% ($24,871)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Humboldt County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shasta County, CA  0.27% ($36,264 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($25,398)
to Sonoma County, CA  0.18% ($38,827)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hydesville:

  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KGOE (1480 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KATA (1340 AM; 1 kW; ARCATA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA 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)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hydesville:

  • KNHT (107.3 FM; RIO DELL, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KEKA-FM (101.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KAJK-FM (99.1 FM; FERNDALE, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSLG-FM (94.1 FM; HYDESVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWPT (100.3 FM; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: S.T.E.G. BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXGO (93.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFMI (96.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KRED-FM (92.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KHSU-FM (90.5 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKHB (105.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K282AD (104.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMUE (88.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K235AM (94.9 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K265BT (100.9 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hydesville:

  • KEET (Channel 13; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC)
  • KVIQ (Channel 6; EUREKA, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KIEM-TV (Channel 3; EUREKA, CA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ BROADCASTING CO., LLC)
  • K20CN (Channel 20; FORTUNA/RIO DELL, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAEF (Channel 23; ARCATA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K47EH (Channel 47; ALTURAS, ETC., CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBVU (Channel 29; EUREKA, CA; Owner: SAINTE SEPULVEDA, INC.)
  • K45DS (Channel 45; FRESHWATER, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K51EG (Channel 51; SOUTH EUREKA/LOLETA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K69IE (Channel 69; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • 2,800Total average daily traffic
  • 4,387Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Pump House (Lat: 40.542806 Lon: -124.070000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQKB787
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.975 MHz, 469.975 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2009, Expiration Date: 03/23/2019, Certifier: Randall StoneRegistrant: 49er Communications, Nevada City, CA 95959, Phone: (530) 477-2590, Fax: (530) 477-9188, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Sylvia Cardella, Lat: 40.550778 Lon: -124.072056, Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQJS696
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Certifier: Seth B JohannesenRegistrant: 101netlink, Whitethorn, CA 95589, Phone: (707) 923-4000, Email:
  • Dan and Sherry Hill, Lat: 40.562806 Lon: -124.077222, Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WQJS696
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Certifier: Seth B JohannesenRegistrant: 101netlink, Whitethorn, CA 95589, Phone: (707) 923-4000, Email:
  • Marcos Hill, Lat: 40.555389 Lon: -124.075556, Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQJS696
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 12/16/2008, Expiration Date: 12/16/2018, Certifier: Seth B JohannesenRegistrant: 101netlink, Whitethorn, CA 95589, Phone: (707) 923-4000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hydesville)
Most common first names in Hydesville, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1174.9 years
William970.2 years
Robert769.2 years
Frank780.6 years
Charles674.5 years
Thomas569.0 years
Roy571.4 years
Jack573.2 years
Louis466.2 years
George471.2 years
Most common last names in Hydesville, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson974.2 years
Smith775.1 years
Albee478.5 years
Barnhart376.3 years
Cooke380.0 years
Lauer382.0 years
Hellard379.0 years
Dinsmore388.3 years
Hall366.0 years
Fraser371.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Wood (32%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Hydesville compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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