Paxton, California

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Population in 2010: 14. Population change since 2000: -33.3%
Males: (52.4%)
Females: (47.6%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip code: 95971

Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,676 (it was $56,250 in 2000)
Paxton:

$66,676
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,282 (it was $11,621 in 2000)
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  • White alone - 10 (71.4%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (28.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paxton: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3080 feet

Land area: 0.35 square miles.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (very low).

Paxton, California map

For population 25 years and over in Paxton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paxton CDP:

  • Never married: 44.4%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Paxton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (49.1 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (105.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (436.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Indian Falls, CA (1.1 miles) , Keddie, CA (1.7 miles) , Twain, CA (1.8 miles) , Crescent Mills, CA (2.5 miles ), Quincy, CA (2.7 miles ), Greenville, CA (2.7 miles ), Meadow Valley, CA (2.8 miles ), East Quincy, CA (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 40.04 N, Longitude: 121.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Paxton household income distribution Paxton home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Paxton, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Paxton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 546% 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 177.3 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 187.2 miles away from Paxton center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 244.5 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 163.8 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from Paxton center
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 188.8 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 Plumas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Paxton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Paxton:

  • QUINCY HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; QUINCY, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA QUINCY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; QUINCY, CA)
  • INDIAN VALLEY HOSPITAL D P SNF (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paxton:

  • Butte College (about 44 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 50 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 70 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 71 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 72 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Shasta College (about 81 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Sierra College (about 87 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

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

Plumas 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 2012 was 46.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 18.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  25.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

0.0%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

6.3%

Paxton 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Paxton travel time to work - commute Paxton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Paxton CDP (based on Plumas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.52%
Here: 29.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of God
Adherents48.8%14.0%12.2%9.1%5.1%
Congregations12.1%15.2%12.1%12.1%12.1%
NameVineyard USALutheran ChurchChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.9%1.8%3.3%
Congregations3.0%9.1%6.1%3.0%15.2%
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: 12
Plumas County:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,076 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
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 Butte County, CA  0.59% ($30,372 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.59% ($35,372)
from Placer County, CA  0.26% ($54,368)


6.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.94%
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 Washoe County, NV  0.93% ($40,681 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.89% ($25,197)
to Lassen County, CA  0.35% ($34,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paxton:

  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paxton:

  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • 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)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 275.6, Mp 275.6 Cyn Sub, 2.2 Mi W Of (Lat: 40.025361 Lon: -121.021611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: WPIF542
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, 160.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2005, Expiration Date: 08/31/2015, Certifier: W G Howard
    Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505 N, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (888) 956-8345, Email:

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