Little River, California

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Population in 2010: 117.
Males: (3.8%)
Females: 113  (96.2%)
Median resident age:

51.9 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,744
Little River:

$51,744
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,284

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $431,000
Little River:

$431,000
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $663,119; detached houses: $662,569
March 2019 cost of living index in Little River: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 77.8%

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  • Races in Little River, CA (2019)
    • 19993.4%White alone
    • 94.2%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (74.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 80 feet

9 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America).

This place:

4.3%
California:

26.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (81.4 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (120.7 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (467.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Mendocino, CA (1.6 miles ),
Albion, CA (1.9 miles),
Caspar, CA (2.6 miles ),
Comptche, CA (3.3 miles),
Fort Bragg, CA (3.4 miles ),
Cleone, CA (3.9 miles ),
Manchester, CA (4.6 miles),
Soda Springs, CA (4.7 miles)

Latitude: 39.27 N, Longitude: 123.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 707

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

6.8%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 37.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Little River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 5834% 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 97.6 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 136.1 miles away from Little River 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 76.1 miles away from Little River center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 117.2 miles away from the city center
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 130.1 miles away from the city 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 130.6 miles away from Little River 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 (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Little River:

  • FORT BRAGG DIALYSIS DCI (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; FORT BRAGG, CA)
  • MENDOCINO COAST DISTRICT HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 12 miles away; FORT BRAGG, CA)
  • SHERWOOD OAKS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; FORT BRAGG, CA)

Airports located in Little River:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Little River:

  • Mendocino College (about 31 miles; Ukiah, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 81 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Sonoma State University (about 88 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 101 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Napa Valley College (about 107 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • California State University-Chico (about 109 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Humboldt State University (about 112 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)

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Notable location: Little River Golf Course (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Little River Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Buckhorn Creek (A), Little River (B), Beal Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Little River: Van Damme State Park (1). 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

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

  • INN AT SCHOOLHOUSE CREEK (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • STEVENSWOOD LODGE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

1.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

42.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Little River:

Marital status in Little River, CA
  • Never married: 65.2%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 18.6%
  • Divorced: 16.2%

For population 25 years and over in Little River:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • 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:

2.3
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Little River, CA (based on Mendocino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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%
State:

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

19.5%
State:

17.9%

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sonoma County, CA  0.80% ($59,313 average AGI)
from Lake County, CA  0.34% ($35,083)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($85,049)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.76% ($55,889 average AGI)
to Lake County, CA  0.41% ($37,985)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($37,817)

Strongest AM radio stations in Little River:

  • KPMO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLLK (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KDAC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT BRAGG, 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.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Little River:

  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • KMFB (92.7 FM; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZYX (90.7 FM; PHILO, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSRT (107.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, CA; Owner: POINT BROADCASTING)
  • KOZT (95.3 FM; FT. BRAGG, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA RADIO PARTNERS)
  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHKL (91.9 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUKI-FM (103.3 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KZYZ (91.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSAY (98.5 FM; FT. BRAGG, CA; Owner: AXELL BROADCASTING)
  • K264AH (100.7 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KYOE (102.3 FM; POINT ARENA, CA; Owner: DEL MAR TRUST)
  • K242AD (96.3 FM; BOONVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KNTI (99.5 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K265DB (100.9 FM; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Little River:

  • K48BQ (Channel 48; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: JOSEPH M. PEREZ)

Little River fatal accident list:

Feb 3, 2008 02:40 PM, Sr-1, Lat: 39.278250, Lon: -123.791590, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.4mTotal length
  • 4,825Total average daily traffic
  • 368Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,188Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • EMERY ESCOLA, Matheson Peak (Lat: 39.271889 Lon: -123.692250), Type: 16.8, Overall height: 10.6 m, Registrant: Escola, Emery, 477 Littl-e River, Phone: (707) 937-5427
  • Matheson Peak (Lat: 39.272222 Lon: -123.691944), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Escola, Emery, 477 Littl-eriver, Phone: (707) 937-5427

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1/2 Km Nw (Lat: 39.274889 Lon: -123.790028), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 4.6 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPUA673,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.475 MHz, 158.865 MHz, Grant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia-Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 894-5096, Fax: (916) 894-5392, Email:
  • Little River Airport, 43001 Little River Airport (Lat: 39.263444 Lon: -123.752139), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5.7 m, Overall height: 5.9 m, Call Sign: WQVC384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.437 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2014, Expiration Date: 12/29/2024, Certifier: Tom Peters, Registrant: All Weather Inc., 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 43001 Airport Rd- Little River Airport (Lat: 39.268306 Lon: -123.740722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WQKX701,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2019, Expiration Date: 10/20/2029, Certifier: Howard N Dashiell, Registrant: County Of Mendocino, 340 Lake Mendocino Drive, Ukiah, CA 95482, Phone: (707) 234-2838, Fax: (707) 463-5474, Email:
  • Little River Airport, 43001 Little River Airport Road (Lat: 39.263417 Lon: -123.752139), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4.8 m, Overall height: 5.1 m, Call Sign: WQVC643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 121.125 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/2014, Expiration Date: 12/31/2024, Certifier: Tom Peters, Registrant: All Weather Inc, 1165 National Dr., Sacramento, CA 95834, Phone: (916) 928-6748, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Little River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2841X, N2841X, N-2841X, Serial Number: 17700241, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): John T Iii Griffiths, Po Box 344, Little River, CA 95456
  • Aircraft: NIEBAUER THOMAS M SHA-GLASAIR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 421PM, N421PM, N-421PM, Serial Number: 248, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1983, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/1999
    Registrant (Individual): David J Nova, Po Box 479, Little River, CA 95456
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-M1A+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 451DS, N451DS, N-451DS, Serial Number: 40.1136, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 02/01/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Grunewald LLC, 8205 N Highway 1, Little River, CA 95456
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9888W, N9888W, N-9888W, Serial Number: 28-23408, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 02/26/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Antone S Schlafer, 43001a Little River Airport Rd, Little River, CA 95456, Other Owners: Mary S Fairbanks

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Little River, CA
  • 45.3%Wood
  • 40.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Little River, CA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Little River 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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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