Lower Lake, California

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Population in 2010: 1,294. Population change since 2000: -26.3%
Males: 621  (48.0%)
Females: 673  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  46.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95457.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,265 (it was $24,974 in 2000)
Lower Lake:

$32,265
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,595 (it was $13,516 in 2000)

Lower Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $149,281 (it was $91,000 in 2000)
Lower Lake:

$149,281
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,025.

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  • Races in Lower Lake, CA (2010)

    Lower Lake races chart
    • 95673.9%White alone
    • 21916.9%Hispanic
    • 685.3%Two or more races
    • 201.5%Black alone
    • 171.3%American Indian alone
    • 131.0%Asian alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lower Lake: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), German (9.7%), Italian (7.0%), English (3.6%), United States (2.8%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1372 feet

Land area: 7.86 square miles.

Population density: 165 people per square mile   (very low).

Lower Lake,CA real estate house value index trend

Lower Lake, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lower Lake:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lower Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 7.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

223 residents are foreign born (12.8% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This place:

15.1%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Lower Lake, California as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lower Lake to the number of sex offenders is 162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,472 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,478 (1.0%)

Lower Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (32.3 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (66.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (408.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Clearlake, CA (1.8 miles ), Clearlake Riviera, CA (2.6 miles ), Hidden Valley Lake, CA (2.8 miles ), Cobb, CA (2.8 miles ), Clearlake Oaks, CA (2.9 miles ), Middletown, CA (3.3 miles ), Soda Bay, CA (3.4 miles ), Kelseyville, CA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.91 N, Longitude: 122.61 W

Area code: 707

Lower Lake household income distribution Lower Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (35%)
  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lower Lake, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lower Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 704% 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 66.4 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 199.5 miles away from Lower Lake 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 126.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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 176.6 miles away from Lower Lake center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Lower Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Mystic (singer) - Singer/rapper.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lower Lake:

  • ST HELENA HOSP HOME CARE SERVICES IN LAKE COUNTY (PO BOX 532)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lower Lake:

  • MEADOWOOD NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CLEARLAKE, CA)
  • CLEARLAKE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; CLEARLAKE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lower Lake:

  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 33 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,047)
  • Mendocino College (about 39 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • Sonoma State University (about 40 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • Napa Valley College (about 48 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • University of California-Davis (about 53 miles; Davis, CA; FT enrollment: 30,845)
  • Solano Community College (about 54 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,790)
  • Yuba College (about 60 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high schools in Lower Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lower Lake:

See full list of schools located in Lower Lake, School District: KONOCTI UNIFIED

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Notable locations in Lower Lake: Lower Lake Winery (A), Lower Lake Stone Jail (B), Lake County Fire Protection District Station 65 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lower Lake include: Deeper Life Christian Fellowship Church (A), Lower Lake Community United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lower Lake Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Copsey Creek (A), Perini Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lower Lake: Lower Lake Schoolhouse Historic Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake 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 2012 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 3.81. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.81
U.S.:

9.14

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

BAYCLIFF SUBDIVISION (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.7%
(26.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Lower Lake, California environmental map by EPA

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Lower Lake compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
California average:

15.4

Lower Lake travel time to work - commute Lower Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lower Lake CDP (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,8576
Evangelical Protestant5,37344
Other3,08016
Mainline Protestant1,14114
Orthodox501
None48,164-
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: 24
Lake County:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Lake County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Lake County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

6.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

23.7%
California:

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

14.4%
State:

17.9%

Strongest AM radio stations in Lower Lake:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lower Lake:

  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • KSXY (98.7 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KBBF (89.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: BILINGUAL B/CING. FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KRCB-FM (91.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXBX-FM (98.3 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA 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)
  • KRSH (95.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: DEAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K242AD (96.3 FM; BOONVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • K242AH (96.3 FM; KELSEYVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KKCY (103.1 FM; COLUSA, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K284AG (104.7 FM; WOODLAND, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • KXFX (101.7 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Lower Lake:

  • K15FJ (Channel 15; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: THE LAKE COUNTY TELEVISION CLUB)
  • K26GK (Channel 26; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: THE LAKE COUNTY TELEVISION CLUB)
  • K33CH (Channel 33; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: THE LAKE COUNTY TELEVISION CLUB)
  • K64AZ (Channel 64; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: THE LAKE COUNTY TELEVISION CLUB)
  • K46DR (Channel 46; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: THE LAKE COUNTY TELEVISION CLUB)
  • K54CY (Channel 54; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: THE LAKE COUNTY TELEVISION CLUB)
  • KFTY (Channel 50; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $212,000Total costs
  • 39,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,961Total average daily truck traffic
  • 64,019Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Clear Lake Site: 3608' Hilltop 1 Mile Nw Of Loch Lomond Approx. 5.7 Mi. Wsw Of (Lat: 38.873778 Lon: -122.708889), Call Sign: KNKN260, Licensee ID: L00127162
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: California Rural Service Area #1, Inc.

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 5.7 Mi Wsw (Lat: 38.873889 Lon: -122.708889), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m
    Registrant: 7733998900, Stephanie.Terrell@uscellular.Com, 8410 W. BRYN MAWR AVE., #700
  • PETER M CONNOLLY, 5.7 Mi Wsw (Lat: 38.873889 Lon: -122.708889), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Pconnoll@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYVLANIA AVE, NW, #100
  • 5.7 Mi Wsw (Lat: 38.873889 Lon: -122.708889), Type: 33.5, Overall height: 30.5 m
    Registrant: 2024675700, Linda.Hartman@koteen.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVE STE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Lower Lake, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CLEAR LAKE, 5.7 Mi Wsw (Lat: 38.873889 Lon: -122.708889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WMR321
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • SF40834B LL, 10800 Prather Mountain Rd (Lat: 38.873889 Lon: -122.709000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WQLP879, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2010, Expiration Date: 03/24/2020, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lower Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lower Lake)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Lower Lake, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5170.4 years
Robert4271.3 years
William4271.8 years
James3373.2 years
George3077.3 years
Mary2480.5 years
Richard2166.5 years
Harold2072.3 years
Charles1869.8 years
Dorothy1879.5 years
Most common last names in Lower Lake, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1272.9 years
Miller1280.5 years
Anderson1081.4 years
Walker1076.0 years
Johnson972.0 years
Jones972.3 years
Adams869.4 years
Wilson865.6 years
Brown768.3 years
Davis777.1 years
Businesses in Lower Lake, CA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Long John Silver's1
KFC1MasterBrand Cabinets1

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  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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