McArthur, California

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Population in 2010: 338.
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
Males: 172  (51.0%)
Females: 166  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

46.7 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 96056.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $71,841 (it was $16,116 in 2000)
McArthur:

$71,841
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,636 (it was $9,813 in 2000)

McArthur CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $262,544 (it was $89,700 in 2000)
McArthur:

$262,544
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $258,633; detached houses: $260,782

Median gross rent in 2017: $858.

March 2019 cost of living index in McArthur: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.8%
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  • Races in McArthur, CA (2010)
    • 20861.5%White alone
    • 11935.2%Hispanic
    • 82.4%American Indian alone
    • 30.9%Two or more races

Races in McArthur 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 McArthur, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McArthur is 121 to 1.


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Ancestries: New Zealander (13.8%), Swedish (13.3%), Dutch (4.3%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3311 feet

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 335 people per square mile   (very low).

McArthur, California map

48 residents are foreign born (12.6% Latin America).

This place:

12.6%
California:

27.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
McArthur CDP:

1.0% ($877)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (60.5 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (172.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (509.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Fall River Mills, CA (1.9 miles ),
Nubieber, CA (3.4 miles),
Cassel, CA (3.4 miles ),
East Shasta, CA (3.5 miles ),
Bieber, CA (3.8 miles ),
Hat Creek, CA (4.0 miles ),
Lookout, CA (4.1 miles),
Burney, CA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.05 N, Longitude: 121.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in McArthur, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in McArthur, CA in 2017
McArthur satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
California:

4.6%

Average climate in McArthur, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

McArthur-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 515% 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 227.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 207.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 218.5 miles away from the city 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 148.1 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 151.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 209.2 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 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McArthur:

  • Shasta College (about 57 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 86 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • California State University-Chico (about 95 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 98 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 104 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 133 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 134 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)

Public high schools in McArthur:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McArthur: Intermountain Fairgrounds (A), McArthur Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Shasta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.9%
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: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in McArthur:

Marital status in McArthur, CA
  • Never married: 11.3%
  • Now married: 80.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

For population 25 years and over in McArthur:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McArthur, 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
Shasta County:

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
Shasta County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
This 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:
Here:

25.3%
State:

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

15.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McArthur:

44.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McArthur:

40.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.2
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

26.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.8%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McArthur:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of McArthur, CA Residents

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in McArthur:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McArthur:

  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, 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)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K278AB (103.5 FM; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: THE UNIV FOUND, CA STATE UNIV, CHICO)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KKRO (91.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around McArthur:

  • K27GZ (Channel 27; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K05DQ (Channel 5; BURNEY, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K11JM (Channel 11; FALL RIVER MILLS,ETC, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • K28DB (Channel 28; FALL RIVER MILLS-MCA, CA; Owner: NORTHERN CALIF.EDUC'L.TV ASSN.,INC.)

McArthur fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 2009 02:00 PM, Sr-299, Lat: 41.027447, Lon: -121.421575, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.4mTotal length
  • 200Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 320Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 299 (Lat: 41.053222 Lon: -121.394139), Call Sign: KNCY699,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/1997, Expiration Date: 03/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002, Registrant: Mc Arthur Bosworth Ptsh, Mcarthur, CA 96056, Phone: (916) 336-6133
  • 540-255 Little Valley Road (Lat: 40.946722 Lon: -121.253333), Call Sign: WRAP742,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, Grant Date: 01/24/2018, Expiration Date: 01/24/2028, Certifier: Travis Corder, Registrant: Plass Comm, 20416 Zlabek Road, Tulelake, CA 96134, Phone: (530) 667-5167, Fax: (530) 667-5168, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KF4GRI, Licensee ID: L01089064, Grant Date: 11/26/2015, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Registrant: Brent C Beyer, Mcarthur, CA 96056
  • Call Sign: N6VBN, Licensee ID: L00206314, Grant Date: 03/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: Neil E Simmons, Registrant: Neil E Simmons, Mcarthur, CA 96056-0035
  • Call Sign: AE6DH, Previous Call Sign: KF6VYF, Licensee ID: L00167907, Grant Date: 02/13/2019, Expiration Date: 04/29/2029, Certifier: Richard A Pope, Registrant: Richard A Pope, Mcarthur, CA 96056-0696
  • Call Sign: KG6ZDY, Licensee ID: L01011873, Grant Date: 03/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/02/2025, Certifier: Patricia K Pope, Registrant: Patricia K Pope, Mcarthur, CA 96056

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360-ES (210 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 516PG , Serial Number: 1982, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 01/06/2011
    Registrant (LLC): Mcarthur Air LLC, Po Box 159, Mcarthur, CA 96056
  • 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: 6007W , Serial Number: 28-20007, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 12/06/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Merritt Moore, Po Box 456, Mcarthur, CA 96056
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/22/2014
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62634 , Serial Number: 18-7809102, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/06/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 03/31/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Nick L Oilar, 641-312 State Highway 299 E, Mcarthur, CA 96056
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7177M , Serial Number: 55477, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 07/19/2016
    Registrant (Partnership): Douglas S Williams, 527-960 Little Valley Rd, Mcarthur, CA 96056, Other Owners: Dee Wayne Field, Patrick J Harrigan
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1C-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-A1D6 (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82PL , Serial Number: 3047, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 05/11/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Oilar Agricultural Services, 641-310 State Highway 299 E, Mcarthur, CA 96056
  • Aircraft: ADRIAN SKIP DM582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5104B , Serial Number: 4335, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 05/20/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Donald A Accomando, 545-485 Dove Rd, Mcarthur, CA 96056
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 73023 , Serial Number: 10228, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/18/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/05/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Steve Hubauer, 544-920 Ema Lu Ln, Mcarthur, CA 96056
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/20/2018

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 24 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2005. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in McArthur, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.3%), and Structure Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McArthur, CA
    • 8158.3%Outside Fires
    • 4330.9%Structure Fires
    • 117.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 42.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McArthur, CA
Most common first names in McArthur, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James971.5 years
George979.3 years
Robert873.8 years
Charles776.8 years
William775.4 years
Margaret779.0 years
Frank682.7 years
John674.7 years
Harold576.2 years
Ralph482.5 years
Most common last names in McArthur, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Crum885.1 years
Cessna764.9 years
Perkins583.4 years
Smith582.8 years
Duncan488.2 years
Ingram483.0 years
Bruce486.2 years
Lingo474.8 years
Lorenzen483.5 years
Miller469.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McArthur, CA
  • 54.1%Wood
  • 24.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.6%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McArthur, CA
  • 51.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 48.1%Utility gas


McArthur compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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