Lake Almanor Peninsula, California

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Population in 2010: 356.
Population change since 2000: +6.0%
Males: 158  (44.4%)
Females: 198  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

60.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96137.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,683 (it was $26,000 in 2000)
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

$74,683
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $37,242 (it was $15,643 in 2000)

Lake Almanor Peninsula CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $469,994 (it was $128,800 in 2000)
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

$469,994
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $489,715; detached houses: $562,869; mobile homes: $112,934

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,254.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Almanor Peninsula: 108.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.2%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (2010)
    • 32290.4%White alone
    • 226.2%Hispanic
    • 92.5%American Indian alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races

Races in Lake Almanor Peninsula detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: European (23.3%), English (9.9%), Italian (9.3%), Irish (8.7%), American (5.2%), British (5.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1.83 square miles.

Population density: 194 people per square mile   (very low).

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4 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,416 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,510 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (52.7 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (120.3 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (454.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Hamilton Branch, CA (1.3 miles ),
Lake Almanor Country Club, CA (1.5 miles ),
East Shore, CA (1.9 miles),
Clear Creek, CA (2.1 miles),
Almanor, CA (2.2 miles),
Prattville, CA (2.2 miles),
Lake Almanor West, CA (2.2 miles ),
Chester, CA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 40.28 N, Longitude: 121.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

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

12.8%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (38.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Wood products (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (39.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.5%)
  • Public administration (11.4%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Wood products (7.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.9%)
  • Rail transportation (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (37.0%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.9%)
  • Wood products (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
Most common occupations in Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Construction laborers (6.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.0%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (11.4%)
  • Construction laborers (10.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (18.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (16.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)

Average climate in Lake Almanor Peninsula, 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 PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 34.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Lake Almanor Peninsula-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 539% 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 186.7 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 191.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 234.7 miles away from Lake Almanor Peninsula 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 155.2 miles away from Lake Almanor Peninsula 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 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from Lake Almanor Peninsula 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 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).
Lake Almanor Peninsula topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Almanor Peninsula:

  • SENECA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CHESTER, CA)
  • INDIAN VALLEY HOSPITAL D P SNF (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; GREENVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Almanor Peninsula:

  • Butte College (about 52 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 54 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Shasta College (about 68 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Yuba College (about 83 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 86 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 86 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Sierra College (about 103 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Peninsula Fire Protection District Station 1 (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
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

66.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Lake Almanor Peninsula:

Marital status in Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA
  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 70.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Almanor Peninsula:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Almanor Peninsula, 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
Plumas County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

44.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

41.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

17.3%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

6.6
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

36.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Lake Almanor Peninsula:

53.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.4%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Almanor Peninsula, 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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Almanor Peninsula:

  • 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.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING 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.)
  • 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)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Almanor Peninsula:

  • 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)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Almanor Peninsula:

  • K57AD (Channel 57; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K59AU (Channel 59; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K67BS (Channel 67; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K63DP (Channel 63; CHESTER, CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.0mTotal length
  • 5,025Total average daily traffic
  • 400Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,202Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA
  • 45.6%Wood
  • 41.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA
  • 100.0%Wood


Lake Almanor Peninsula 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Lake Almanor Peninsula on our top lists:

  • #44 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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