Nevada City, California

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Population in 2014: 3,028 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 1,459  (48.2%)
Females: 1,569  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  44.2 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95959.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,664 (it was $36,667 in 2000)
Nevada City:

$59,664
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,326 (it was $22,399 in 2000)

Nevada City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $398,213 (it was $221,500 in 2000)
Nevada City:

$398,213
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $470,635; Detached houses: $460,574; Townhouses or other attached units: $546,079

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,152.

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  • Races in Nevada City, CA (2013)

    Nevada City races chart
    • 2,39778.3%White alone
    • 31710.4%Hispanic
    • 2217.2%Asian alone
    • 581.9%Two or more races
    • 521.7%Black alone
    • 120.4%American Indian alone

Races in Nevada City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nevada City: 100.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.3%), Irish (16.3%), English (10.4%), Italian (7.3%), Scottish (6.1%), United States (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2525 feet

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,438 people per square mile   (low).

Nevada City,CA real estate house value index trend

Nevada City, California map

For population 25 years and over in Nevada City:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 44.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nevada City city:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 18.6%

318 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).

This city:

10.4%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,917 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,055 (0.6%)

Nevada City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Loomis Basin-Folsom Lake, CA (33.9 miles , pop. 67,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (54.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (386.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Grass Valley, CA (1.9 miles ), Cedar Ridge, CA (2.1 miles ), Rough and Ready, CA (2.6 miles ), North San Juan, CA (3.0 miles ), Alta Sierra, CA (3.1 miles ), Lake Wildwood, CA (3.2 miles ), Penn Valley, CA (3.2 miles ), Dutch Flat, CA (3.2 miles) .

Latitude: 39.26 N, Longitude: 121.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,553 (+83.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 284 (23.0%)

Area code: 530

Nevada City household income distribution Nevada City home values distribution

Crime rates in Nevada City by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001011111231
per 100,000 0.00.00.032.70.033.234.134.234.132.264.798.732.7
Robberies 5521203011111
per 100,000 160.7163.965.732.765.40.0102.30.034.132.232.332.932.7
Assaults 142851491923341692234
per 100,000 449.965.6262.8163.3457.7298.6647.8787.71,158.0515.5291.1723.91,112.9
Burglaries 27363819182320212731653636
per 100,000 867.61,179.91,248.4620.7588.4763.1681.9719.2919.6998.72,102.21,184.61,178.4
Thefts 801056570473463446381907848
per 100,000 2,570.73,441.52,135.32,286.81,536.41,128.12,148.01,506.82,145.82,609.52,910.72,566.61,571.2
Auto thefts 17128119454811171511
per 100,000 546.3393.3262.8359.4294.2132.7170.5137.0272.5354.4549.8493.6360.1
Arson 2010000000000
per 100,000 64.30.032.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 303.6276.0233.9204.2208.6171.8294.3269.4387.7299.9375.5403.2380.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Nevada City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.27
California average:

2.32

Nevada City tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +88 (+3.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Nevada City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Nevada City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Nevada City-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 735% 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 138.1 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 205.4 miles away from Nevada City center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 166.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 260.1 miles away from the city center
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 154.3 miles away from Nevada City center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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 178.7 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nevada City topographic map

Birthplace of: Joanna Newsom - Pianist, Alela Diane - Folk singer, Noah Georgeson - Musician, Tully Marshall - Actor, Dan Elkan - Musician, Luke Edwards - Film actor, Madeline Heineman Berger - Music educator, Rose Freymuth-Frazier - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Nevada City:

  • SPRING HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • CRYSTAL RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • GOLDEN EMPIRE CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • WOLF CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • OAK PARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • SIERRA NEVADA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)

Amtrak station:

NEVADA CITY (301 SACRAMENTO ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nevada City:

  • Yuba College (about 30 miles; Marysville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 35 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 42 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Butte College (about 43 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • American River College (about 46 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 51 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus (about 52 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 2,855)

Public high schools in Nevada City:

Private high schools in Nevada City:

  • ANANDA LIVING WISDOM SCHOOL (Students: 71, Location: 17198 A SCHOOL CIRCLE, Grades: PK-11)
  • MILHOUS SCHOOL - NEVADA CITY (Students: 33, Location: 10591 MILHOUS DR, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)
  • WOOLMAN SEMESTER (Students: 10, Location: 13075 WOOLMAN LN, Grades: 11-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Nevada City:

Private elementary/middle school in Nevada City:

  • ECHO RIDGE SDA SCHOOL (Students: 17, Location: 15504 LIBERTY CIR, Grades: 3-8)
See full list of schools located in Nevada City

Library in Nevada City:

  • NEVADA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,448,134; Location: 980 HELLING WAY; 186,808 books; 15,166 audio materials; 14,941 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 501 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • FM Broadcast stations addition: KYRR-LP 93.3 FM Nevada City-San Juan Ridge licensed to the S J Michelsen Trust opperated by Yuba River Community Radio

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Notable locations in Nevada City: Nevada City City Hall (A), Stewart Mansion (B), Searls Historical Library (C), Red Castle (D), Nevada Theatre (E), Nevada County Courthouse (F), Nevada County Law Library (G), Firehouse Number 2 (H), Firehouse Number 1 Museum (I), Bicentennial Museum (J), American Victorian Museum (K), Nevada City Fire Department / Nevada County Consolidated Fire District Station 54 (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Nevada City include: First Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Trinity Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gold Run (A), Little Deer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Nevada City include: Nevada City Downtown Historic District (1), Pioneer Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Chambers of Commerce - Nevada City Chamber of Commerce (132 Main Street).

Nevada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 102. This is worse than average.

City:

102
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.57
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 45.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.47
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.6%
(7.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 1.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Nevada City in 2010:

  • 183 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 21 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Nevada City in 2000:

  • 164 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Nevada City, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Nevada City (2011 data):

  • Tri Counties Bank: Citizens Bank Of Northern California at 305 Railroad Avenue, Suite #1, branch established on 1995/02/08. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, headquarters in Chico, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
California average:

15.4

Nevada City travel time to work - commute Nevada City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nevada City city (based on Nevada County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,52745
Catholic7,9994
Mainline Protestant2,79512
Other2,73226
None67,711-
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: 25
Nevada County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Nevada County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Nevada County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Here:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

20.5%
California:

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

13.5%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nevada City:

48.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nevada City:

9.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nevada City:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Nevada City:

77.7%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nevada City, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$16,448$49,3440$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$47,995$57,5943$5,524
Firefighters 3$13,554$54,2160$0
Streets and Highways 6$71,951$143,9020$0
Sewerage 3$13,729$54,9160$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,350$40,2001$810
Water Supply 1$4,065$48,7800$0
Totals for Government 28$171,092$73,3254$6,334

Nevada City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $1,778,000 ($587.19)
    Regular Highways: $651,000 ($214.99)
    Sewerage: $142,000 ($46.90)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,002,000 ($330.91)
    Sewerage: $650,000 ($214.66)
    Regular Highways: $481,000 ($158.85)
    Fire Protection: $312,000 ($103.04)
    Water Utilities: $258,000 ($85.20)
    Financial Administration: $238,000 ($78.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $203,000 ($67.04)
    Central Staff Services: $172,000 ($56.80)
    Health Services - Other: $27,000 ($8.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $17,000 ($5.61)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000 ($14.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $28,000 ($9.25)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($6.27)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($3.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,198,000 ($395.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($23.78)

Nevada City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $813,000 ($268.49)
    All Other: $48,000 ($15.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $44,000 ($14.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $171,000 ($56.47)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($25.10)
    Special Assessments: $33,000 ($10.90)
    Rents: $27,000 ($8.92)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $379,000 ($125.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $492,000 ($162.48)
    General Support: $182,000 ($60.11)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $967,000 ($319.35)
    Property: $732,000 ($241.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $412,000 ($136.06)
    NEC: $100,000 ($33.03)
    Public Utilities: $74,000 ($24.44)

Nevada City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,206,000 ($398.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,197,000 ($395.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $400,000 ($132.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,169,000 ($386.06)
    Water Utilities: $763,000 ($251.98)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($14.20)
    Other, NEC: $28,000 ($9.25)

Nevada City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,160,000 ($383.09)

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Placer County, CA  1.03% ($53,635 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.46% ($47,071)
from Washoe County, NV  0.27% ($29,380)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($300 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Placer County, CA  1.30% ($46,189 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.67% ($56,733)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.50% ($34,326)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nevada City:

  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFSG (1690 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMYC (1410 AM; 5 kW; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: THOMAS F. HUTH)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nevada City:

  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nevada City:

  • K16CX (Channel 16; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: SIERRA JOINT JR. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
Nevada City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Nevada City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 59m194ftTotal length
  • $3,745,000Total costs
  • 193,980Total average daily traffic
  • 13,424Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Nevada City, CA

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nevada City and their reported violations in the past:

ANANDA WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
DIAMOND ARROW WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-13-2010), St Boil Water Order (DEC-14-2010), St Public Notif issued (DEC-15-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2005)
THE OLD 5 MILE HOUSE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
U.S. FOREST SERVICE/INDIAN SPRINGS CPGD (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2014)
U.S. FOREST SERVICE/PROSSER CPGD (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-23-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHITE CLOUD ADMIN/CAMPGROUND (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUL-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2012), St Boil Water Order (JUL-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-08-2011), St Public Notif issued (JUN-23-2011), St Boil Water Order (JUN-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-09-2011)
RIDGE STOP CAFE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2009)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
U.S. FOREST SERVICE/ WOOD CAMP WATER SYS (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-16-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-20-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2014)

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

  • HARMONY RIDGE RESORT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • U.S. FOREST SERVICE/BOCA REST CPGD (Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH FORK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 78
  • Hazardous Condition: 73
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Nevada City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nevada City, CA
Most common first names in Nevada City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William10774.3 years
John10274.9 years
Robert8773.1 years
Mary8580.0 years
James7273.5 years
Charles5777.2 years
George5676.3 years
Margaret5281.2 years
Dorothy5078.0 years
Frank4778.5 years
Most common last names in Nevada City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3877.9 years
Johnson3676.1 years
Jones2278.9 years
Clark2072.5 years
Miller2080.4 years
Brown1974.1 years
Williams1975.4 years
Thomas1875.0 years
Baker1685.3 years
Wood1679.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Businesses in Nevada City, CA

  • FedEx: 2
  • UPS: 1

Nevada City compared to California 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Nevada City on our top lists:

  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in China (population 500+)"
  • #60 (95959) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #97 (95959) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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