Leggett, California

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Population in 2010: 122.
Males: 44  (36.5%)
Females: 78  (63.5%)
Median resident age:  27.1 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 95585

Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,809
Leggett:

$43,809
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,813

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $333,900
Leggett:

$333,900
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $338,509; Detached houses: $338,295

Median gross rent in 2016: $470.

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  • Races in Leggett, CA (2010)

    Leggett races chart
    • 9880.3%White alone
    • 1713.9%Two or more races
    • 43.3%Hispanic
    • 32.5%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leggett: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (37.5%), European (20.0%), American (10.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 952 feet

For population 25 years and over in Leggett:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Leggett CDP:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 27.4%

9 residents are foreign born (9.4% Latin America).

This place:

9.4%
California:

27.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Leggett, California as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Leggett to the number of sex offenders is 96 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (86.3 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (150.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (496.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Laytonville-Leggett, CA (2.8 miles ), Benbow, CA (3.8 miles ), Laytonville, CA (4.2 miles ), Redway, CA (4.3 miles ), Alderpoint, CA (4.7 miles) , Phillipsville, CA (4.9 miles) , Covelo, CA (5.0 miles ), Miranda, CA (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.87 N, Longitude: 123.71 W

Area code: 707

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

4.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (47%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (42%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (50%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (31%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (47%)
  • Sales and related occupations (42%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Earthquake activity:

Leggett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 619% 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 134.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from Leggett 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 38.4 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 91.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from Leggett center
On 9/1/1994 at 15:15:53, a magnitude 7.1 (6.6 MB, 7.0 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 114.8 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 Mendocino County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Amtrak station:

LEGGETT (69501 US HWY. 101) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leggett:

  • Mendocino College (about 54 miles; Ukiah, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 63 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Humboldt State University (about 73 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Shasta College (about 91 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 100 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 111 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 112 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)

Public high school in Leggett:

Public elementary/middle school in Leggett:

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Notable locations in Leggett: Chandelier Tree (A), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Leggett (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Hollow Tree Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Mendocino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 27.1%
(43.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 84.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  40.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.1
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leggett CDP (based on Mendocino County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,08111
Other6,01429
Evangelical Protestant4,91254
Mainline Protestant2,73025
Orthodox--
None59,104-
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: 51
Mendocino County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Mendocino County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Mendocino County:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Here:

13.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mendocino County:

20.4%
California:

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

19.5%
State:

17.9%

4.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.18%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.48% ($33,754 average AGI)
from Lake County, CA  0.26% ($42,724)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.17% ($38,082)


5.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
California average:

5.12%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($182 average AGI)
Mendocino County:

0.03%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sonoma County, CA  0.63% ($34,591 average AGI)
to Lake County, CA  0.34% ($33,307)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($29,041)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leggett:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KPMO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KLLK (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, 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.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leggett:

  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHKL (91.9 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • KEKA-FM (101.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KUKI-FM (103.3 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KZYZ (91.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNHT (107.3 FM; RIO DELL, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • 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)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Leggett:

  • KFWU (Channel 8; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: CONCORD LICENSE, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 700Total average daily traffic
  • 105Total average daily truck traffic
  • 847Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Leggett)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Caltrans Mtce Sta Hwy 271 (Lat: 39.867639 Lon: -123.714194), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPCZ210
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0800 MHz, 47.2000 MHzGrant Date: 07/04/2013, Expiration Date: 09/01/2023Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • STANDISHHICKYP&R, Standish Hickey Rec Area 3 Km N (Lat: 39.877361 Lon: -123.726694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: KVX693
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.010 MHz, 158.970 MHz, 151.475 MHz, 158.865 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 11/25/2023Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • LEGGETTVALLYCDF, Cdf Fire Sta 1.5 Mi N (Lat: 39.876139 Lon: -123.721389), Type: Building, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KVZ49
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.270 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.330 MHzGrant Date: 12/30/2011, Expiration Date: 03/18/2022Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • Leggett Telemetry Sta 3 Km N (Lat: 39.875694 Lon: -123.721972), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KHQ86
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.475 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2003, Expiration Date: 08/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/15/2011, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • LEGGETT, 68270 Old Hollow Tree Rd (Lat: 39.866944 Lon: -123.737222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPNL468
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 04/01/2008, Expiration Date: 04/14/2018Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • LEGGET, 69170/68270 Page & Gates Road (Lat: 39.866861 Lon: -123.736694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQJZ996
    Assigned Frequencies: 11627.5 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/03/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2010, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wiereless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy., Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KE6KRL, Grant Date: 07/16/1994, Expiration Date: 07/16/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2006, Registrant: Barbara Burke, Leggett, CA 95585-0098
  • Call Sign: KF6LTT, Grant Date: 06/11/1997, Expiration Date: 06/11/2007, Cancellation Date: 06/12/2009, Registrant: Mark Drake, Leggett, CA 95585
  • Call Sign: KI6PVC, Licensee ID: L01392885, Grant Date: 04/23/2008, Expiration Date: 04/23/2018, Certifier: Edward C Permenter, Registrant: Edward C Permenter, Leggett, CA 95585

Drinking water stations with addresses in Leggett and their reported violations in the past:

REDWOODS RIVER RESORT & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 150, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In MAR-28-2013. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-28-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2002, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-21-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-04-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Businesses in Leggett, CA

  • U-Haul: 1

Leggett compared to California state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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