Lower Trinity, California

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Population in July 2007: 2,223.
Males: 1,128  (50.8%)
Females: 1,095  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 96010

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,947 (it was $26,646 in 2000)
Lower Trinity:

$34,947
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,942 (it was $15,430 in 2000)

Lower Trinity CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $285,197 (it was $112,400 in 2000)
Lower Trinity:

$285,197
CA:

$373,100
  • Races in Lower Trinity, CA (2000)

    Lower Trinity races chart
    • 1,76084.8%White alone
    • 1487.1%American Indian alone
    • 964.6%Two or more races
    • 612.9%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.1%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lower Trinity: 107.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 749.7 square miles.

Population density: 3.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Lower Trinity, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lower Trinity:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lower Trinity CCD:

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 58.8%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Lower Trinity CCD:  0.7% ($816)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Lower Trinity satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (51.8 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (184.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (538.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Burnt Ranch, CA (3.0 miles ), Trinity Village, CA (3.5 miles ), Junction City, CA (3.8 miles ), Hyampom, CA (4.0 miles ), Hayfork, CA (4.4 miles ), Weaverville, CA (4.5 miles ), Willow Creek, CA (4.6 miles ), Douglas City, CA (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 40.82 N, Longitude: 123.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

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

8.8%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wood products (5%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Social assistance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Gasoline stations (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other transportation workers (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Lower Trinity, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lower Trinity-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 503% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 195.6 miles away from Lower Trinity center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 51.6 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 55.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 108.4 miles away from Lower Trinity center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 142.1 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 Trinity County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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

  • Humboldt State University (about 41 miles; Arcata, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 48 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Shasta College (about 54 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 100 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • California State University-Chico (about 108 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Rogue Community College (about 111 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Mendocino College (about 113 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)

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Notable locations in Lower Trinity: Squaw Camp (A), Bucks Ranch (B), Stonehouse (C), Stove Camp (D), Todd Cabin (E), Strunce Cabin (F), Salyer Work Center (G), White Rock City (H), Upper Waldorff Ranch (I), Rattlesnake Camp (J), Pony Camp (K), Onemile Camp (L), Brooks Ranch (M), Clems Camp (N), Denny Campground (O), Gray Falls Campground (P), Hayden Flat Campground (Q), Ladder Camp (R), Miller Ranch (S), Pigeon Point Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Boulder Creek Lakes (A), McCartneys Pond (B), Big Lake (C), Whites Creek Lake (D), Lois Lake (E), Slattery Pond (F), L Lake (G), Kalmia Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Eightmile Creek (A), Gas Creek (B), Hawkins Creek (C), Hudson Creek (D), Swede Creek (E), Stetson Creek (F), Squaw Creek (G), Yellow Jacket Creek (H), Smoky Camp Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lower Trinity: Helena Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Trinity 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 18.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

18.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

20.2
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  48.2%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.8%
Whole state:

14.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.3%
26 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Lower Trinity compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age 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 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
California average:

16.1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lower Trinity CCD (based on Trinity County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant96114
Other4127
Catholic2693
Mainline Protestant1662
None11,978-
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: 6
Trinity County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Trinity County:

23.2%
California:

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

19.7%
State:

17.9%

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
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 Shasta County, CA  1.17% ($32,696 average AGI)
from Humboldt County, CA  1.05% ($35,976)


7.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shasta County, CA  1.73% ($32,441 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.69% ($33,667)
to Siskiyou County, CA  0.31% ($33,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lower Trinity:

  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KWSW (790 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KINS (980 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: EUREKA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGOE (1480 AM; 5 kW; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lower Trinity:

  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • 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.)
  • K263AD (100.5 FM; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: WEAVERVILLE TRANSLATOR CO., INC.)
  • K211DJ (90.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWCA (101.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KKHB (105.5 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K232CW (94.3 FM; HAYFORK, CA; Owner: RESEARCH FOUNDATION, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KXGO (93.1 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFMI (96.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KRED-FM (92.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMUE (88.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC)
  • KHSU-FM (90.5 FM; ARCATA, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K235AM (94.9 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K282AD (104.3 FM; EUREKA, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lower Trinity:

  • K12JL (Channel 12; BURNT RANCH, ETC., CA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ B/CING. CO., LLC)

Lower Trinity on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists:"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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