Lakehead, California

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Population in 2010: 461.
Males: 179  (38.9%)
Females: 282  (61.1%)
Median resident age:

47.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96051.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,439
Lakehead:

$52,439
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,559

Lakehead CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $248,900
Lakehead:

$248,900
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $309,084; detached houses: $335,759; townhouses or other attached units: $286,226; in 2-unit structures: $407,613; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $317,265; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $364,010; mobile homes: $106,405; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $65,411

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,044.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lakehead: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.4%
(32.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Lakehead, CA (2010)
    • 41690.2%White alone
    • 183.9%Two or more races
    • 132.8%American Indian alone
    • 112.4%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Lakehead, California as of January 17, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lakehead is 157 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (23.9%), German (18.3%), Irish (14.2%), Italian (3.1%), Welsh (3.1%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1200 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,074 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,238 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (22.7 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (169.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (520.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Lakehead-Lakeshore, CA (0.9 miles ),
Sacramento Canyon, CA (3.2 miles ),
Mountain Gate, CA (3.6 miles ),
Shasta Lake, CA (4.0 miles ),
Trinity Center, CA (4.2 miles ),
French Gulch, CA (4.4 miles ),
Keswick, CA (4.5 miles ),
Coffee Creek, CA (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.91 N, Longitude: 122.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Lakehead, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lakehead, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Lakehead-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 514% 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 203.7 miles away from Lakehead center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from Lakehead 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 96.7 miles away from Lakehead 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 101.3 miles away from Lakehead center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 157.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 257.3 miles away from Lakehead 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 (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 10, Storms: 8, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Lakehead:

  • NVDS, INC - WALKER HOUSE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SHASTA LAKE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakehead:

  • Shasta College (about 20 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 87 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Humboldt State University (about 90 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 91 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Butte College (about 96 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 97 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 99 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lakehead: Lakeshore Resort (A), Lakeshore East Campground (B), Lakeshore Fire Control Station (C), Antlers Campground (D), Lakehead Volunteer Fire Company (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Charlie Creek (A), Doney 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 Lakehead and their reported violations in the past:

SHASTA MARINA RESORT (Population served: 235, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
SHASTA LAKE RV RESORT (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
PSEA - CAMP PIT (Address: 20821 ANTLERS RD , Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
SUGARLOAF COTTAGES (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
POLLARD FLAT (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2008)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (FEB-11-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SALT CREEK RESORT LLC (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2010)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-20-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
NEU LODGE MOTEL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2011)
LAKEHEAD SUBD MUTUAL WATER CO (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2013)

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

  • LAKEHEAD CAMPGROUND & RV PARK (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TSASDI RESORT (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lakehead:

Marital status in Lakehead, CA
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 25.2%

For population 25 years and over in Lakehead:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lakehead, 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.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Shasta County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Shasta County:

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shasta County:

25.3%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Shasta County:

15.4%
California:

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 Lakehead, CA

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakehead:

  • 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.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMJC (620 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE 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.)
  • KLXR (1230 AM; 1 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: MICHAEL R. QUINN)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakehead:

  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVIP-FM (98.1 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KEWB (94.7 FM; ANDERSON, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KSHA (104.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • K268AJ (101.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K227AE (93.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KESR (107.1 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KNNN (99.3 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KWCA (101.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K220EB (91.9 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KIBC (90.5 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: BURNEY EDUC. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KMJC-FM (107.9 FM; MT. SHASTA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207BU (89.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Lakehead:

  • K02FF (Channel 2; LAKEHEAD, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K04FL (Channel 4; LAKESHORE, ETC., CA; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF CHICO-REDDING, INC.)
  • K14HX (Channel 14; LAKEHEAD, CA; Owner: NORTHERN CA. EDUC. TV ASSOC., INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 243ft / 73.7mTotal length
  • $4,244,000Total costs
  • 161,087Total average daily traffic
  • 49,626Total average daily truck traffic
  • 166,249Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lakehead, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 61990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lakehead, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Highway 5 Lakehead Exit (Lat: 40.914472 Lon: -122.444861), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.5 m, Call Sign: KNKA540
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2018, Expiration Date: 10/01/2028, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St. Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lakehead, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: JORISSEN JEFFREY W QUICKSILVER SPRINTII (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 838PJ , Serial Number: 0654, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 01/30/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey W Jorissen, 19200 Mountain Maple Rd, Lakehead, CA 96051

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 20 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lakehead, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (43.4%), and Outside Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lakehead, CA
    • 7543.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5732.9%Outside Fires
    • 2816.2%Structure Fires
    • 137.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lakehead, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lakehead, CA
  • 43.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.6%Wood
  • 14.0%Electricity
  • 4.5%Other fuel
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lakehead, CA
  • 44.2%Electricity
  • 28.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.3%Utility gas
  • 9.6%Other fuel


Lakehead 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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