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Population in 2010: 123. Population change since 2000: -14.0%
Males: 66  (53.9%)
Females: 57  (46.1%)

Median resident age:  50.8 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 96061, 96063.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,498 (it was $39,107 in 2000)
Mineral:

$47,498
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,686

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $118,681 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Mineral:

$118,681
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $143,208; Detached houses: $143,208

Median gross rent in 2012: $911.

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  • White alone - 112 (91.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mineral: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.9%), German (22.9%), United States (11.9%), Irish (9.7%), Swedish (5.1%), Dutch (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4907 feet

Land area: 44.5 square miles.

Population density: 2.8 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Mineral:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mineral CDP:

  • Never married: 11.9%
  • Now married: 74.4%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

26 residents are foreign born (24.0% Latin America).

This place:  26.0%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,111 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $950 (0.6%)

Mineral satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (44.9 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (124.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (467.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: East Tehama, CA (3.5 miles) , Warner Valley, CA (3.5 miles) , Manton, CA (4.0 miles ), Chester, CA (4.2 miles ), Paynes Creek, CA (4.3 miles) , Shingletown, CA (4.3 miles ), Butte Meadows, CA (4.4 miles) , Lake Almanor West, CA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 40.36 N, Longitude: 121.57 W

Area code: 530

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.2%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (16%)
  • Life and physical scientists (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)


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Earthquake activity:

Mineral-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 276% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 59.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1998 at 19:49:53, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 14.5 mi) earthquake occurred 47.9 miles away from Mineral center
On 8/10/2001 at 20:19:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/2008 at 23:13:05, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.3 MS, 4.9 MW, 4.7 MW, Depth: 1.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/1997 at 17:49:28, a magnitude 4.8 (4.4 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Mineral center
On 12/20/2000 at 23:39:14, a magnitude 4.7 (4.3 MB, 4.7 ML, 4.4 MW, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 44.4 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 Tehama County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in Mineral, CA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mineral:

  • Shasta College (about 46 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,214)
  • California State University-Chico (about 47 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)
  • Butte College (about 50 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 6,150)
  • Yuba College (about 85 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 109 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 109 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Sierra College (about 111 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)

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Notable locations in Mineral: Brokenshire Picnic Area (A), Lassen Volcanic National Park Headquarters (B), Mill Creek Campground (C), Hole in the Ground Campground (D), Mineral Work Center (E), Bear Wallow Campground (F), Black Oak Campground (G), Bluff Falls Campground (H), Camp Tehama (I), Cowslip Campground (J), Dry Lake Campground (K), Mineral Ranger Station (L), Circle S Ranch (M), Lassen Volcanic National Park Fire Management (N), Tehama County Fire Department Station 20 Mineral (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Huckleberry Lake (A), McGowan Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Summit Creek (A), Nanny Creek (B), Martin Creek (C), Canyon Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Tehama County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.7. This is about average.
City:

33.7
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 39.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

39.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 18.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.0
U.S.:

25.4

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

  • LASSEN VNP - SUMMIT LAKE (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • LASSEN VNP - BUTTE LAKE (Population served: 240, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • LASSEN VNP - CHALET (Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • LASSEN VNP - DRAKESBAD (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.8%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  56.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mineral, CA

Mineral compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mineral travel time to work - commute


Mineral mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • No fuel used (9%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mineral CDP (based on Tehama County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.35%
Here28.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents49.0%9.3%5.1%4.7%4.1%
Congregations5.3%5.3%7.0%5.3%8.8%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Pentecostal Church of GodGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of VasiloupulisSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.2%2.2%2.2%19.0%
Congregations3.5%7.0%1.8%3.5%52.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 11
Tehama County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.98 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Tehama County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tehama County:

25.5%
California:

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

13.3%
State:

17.9%

7.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.52%
California average:

5.75%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($502 average AGI)
Tehama County:

0.06%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shasta County, CA  1.52% ($43,259 average AGI)
from Butte County, CA  0.82% ($34,362)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.30% ($30,018)


6.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.97%
California average:

6.27%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($113 average AGI)
Tehama County:

0.05%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shasta County, CA  1.37% ($33,976 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.84% ($33,265)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.30% ($31,636)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mineral:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, 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.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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 Mineral:

  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K209AY (89.7 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: THE UNIV. FOUND. CA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKXS (96.1 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Mineral:

  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • K05JK (Channel 5; MINERAL, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 3 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 40.355722 Lon: -121.545528), Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN229
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/09/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpahretta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lassen Lodge Fire Sta Hwy 36 6 Mi W (Lat: 40.344889 Lon: -121.712194), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: KGR26
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.285 MHz, 159.330 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2011, Expiration Date: 02/26/2022
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • TURNERMTTEH, Turner Mountain 5 Km S (Lat: 40.299056 Lon: -121.617250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNZJ451
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.460 MHz, 151.370 MHz, 151.460 MHz, 151.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 02/10/2014
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • Lassen Lodge Telemetry Sta 6 Mi W (Lat: 40.342944 Lon: -121.713028), Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPBG926, Licensee ID: L00009514
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.370 MHz, 159.285 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/24/2002, Expiration Date: 12/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2009
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95814-0282, Phone: (916) 657-9999

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MORGAN SUMT, Morgan Summit 3 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 40.355556 Lon: -121.545528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WHA573, Licensee ID: L00007521
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 17760.0 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Citizens Telecommunications Company Of California, Inc.
  • MINERAL, Mineral Central Office Complex (Lat: 40.345139 Lon: -121.602194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WHA574
    Assigned Frequencies: 19320.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Frontier Communications Corporation, 250 South Franklin, Cookeville, TN 38501, Phone: (931) 528-1584, Fax: (931) 528-1581, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: AB7AK, Previous Call Sign: N6YGB, Licensee ID: L00748672
    Grant Date: 10/21/2003, Expiration Date: 12/14/2013
    Registrant: Paul Walkewicz, Mineral, CA 96063
  • Call Sign: WB6FDG, Licensee ID: L01122350
    Grant Date: 02/28/2006, Expiration Date: 03/19/2016
    Registrant: James R Spliethof, Mineral, CA 96063
  • Call Sign: KI6MGK, Licensee ID: L00823246
    Grant Date: 10/19/2007, Expiration Date: 10/19/2017, Certifier: Robert F Blank
    Registrant: Robert F Blank, Mineral, CA 96063

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8379A , Serial Number: 25231, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Clair A Roberts, Po Box 163, Mineral, CA 96063, Other Owners: Elizabeth A Roberts


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