Sierraville, California

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Population in 2010: 200.
Males: 102  (51.3%)
Females: 98  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  66.5 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 96126

Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,712
Sierraville:

$46,712
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,829

Sierraville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $198,676
Sierraville:

$198,676
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $425,648; Detached houses: $423,864

Median gross rent in 2016: $2,275.

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  • Races in Sierraville, CA (2010)

    Sierraville races chart
    • 18291.0%White alone
    • 168.0%Hispanic
    • 21.0%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sierraville: 97.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4952 feet

For population 25 years and over in Sierraville:

  • High school or higher: 97.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Sierraville CDP:

  • Never married: 7.8%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 45.7%

2 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This place:

5.1%
California:

27.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (29.4 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (92.8 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (396.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: East Sierra, CA (1.6 miles ), Sattley, CA (1.9 miles) , Calpine, CA (2.6 miles ), Sierra Brooks, CA (3.0 miles ), Loyalton, CA (3.0 miles ), Whitehawk, CA (3.7 miles) , Sierra City, CA (3.8 miles ), Gold Mountain, CA (3.8 miles) .

Latitude: 39.59 N, Longitude: 120.37 W

Area code: 530

Sierraville household income distribution Sierraville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Sierraville-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 725% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sierra County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

airports located in Sierraville:

Amtrak station near Sierraville:

  • 19 miles: SODA SPRINGS (DONNER SUMMIT LODGE) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sierraville:

  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 30 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 31 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Western Nevada College (about 42 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Butte College (about 69 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 71 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 72 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 77 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

Public high school in Sierraville:

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Notable locations in Sierraville: Canyon Ranch (A), Sierraville Ranger Station (B), Sierra County Fire Protection District 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cold Stream (A), Bonta Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sierra 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 63.7. This is about average.

City:

63.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 29.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.3%
(100.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 51.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.3
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sierraville CDP (based on Sierra County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1994
Catholic1222
Other1041
Mainline Protestant642
None2,751-
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: 2
Sierra County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sierra County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

12.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sierra County:

24.0%
California:

21.3%

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
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 Nevada County, CA  1.20% ($44,750 average AGI)
from Plumas County, CA  1.00% ($35,500)


10.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,857 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.07%
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 Nevada County, CA  2.11% ($32,682 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  2.01% ($33,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sierraville:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sierraville:

  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Sierraville:

  • K11SW (Channel 11; SIERRAVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRAVILLE T.V. ASSOCIATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 950Total average daily traffic
  • 85Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,400Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • JOHN LEMMON, Dot Mtc Stn Hwy 89 (Lat: 39.585833 Lon: -120.368611), Type: 16.8, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: 9166579454, Gnash@telecom.Dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC PACIFIC BLVD
  • JOHN LEMMON, Dot Mtc Stn Hwy 89 (Lat: 39.585833 Lon: -120.368611), Type: 16.8, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: 9166576153, Radiolicensing@dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC BLVD
  • Gina Cacciatore, 305 S Lincoln Street (Lat: 39.584861 Lon: -120.369556), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 06091 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Gina Cacciatore, 305 S Lincoln Street (Lat: 39.584861 Lon: -120.369556), Type: 28.9, Structure height: 06091 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • St Hwy 310 (Lat: 39.590556 Lon: -120.372222), Type: 7.6, Overall height: 7.6 m, Registrant: 2023836430, , 1275 PENNSYLVANIA AVE NW STE 400
  • Dot Mtc Stn Hwy 89 (Lat: 39.585833 Lon: -120.368611), Type: 16.8, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: 9166579454, Gnash@telecom.Dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC PACIFIC BLVD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Dot Maintenance Sta Hwy 89 (Lat: 39.585750 Lon: -120.368528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPHQ536
    Assigned Frequencies: 814.737 MHzGrant Date: 05/05/2015, Expiration Date: 07/11/2025Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequioia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • SIERRAVILEDOTMS, Dot Mtc Stn Hwy 89 (Lat: 39.585833 Lon: -120.368611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: KCQ294
    Assigned Frequencies: 465.362 MHzGrant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 03/30/2023Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • Beckworth Peak 21 Mi N (Lat: 39.773222 Lon: -120.432444), Call Sign: KDD223, Licensee ID: L00428351
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2011, Expiration Date: 12/30/2021Registrant: Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Services Agency, 5995 Pacific Street, Rocklin, CA 95677, Phone: (916) 625-1702, Fax: (916) 625-1730
  • Sierraville Telemetry Sta (Lat: 39.583806 Lon: -120.369083), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WRV54
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.875 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2012, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • SIERRAVILEDOTMS, Dot Maintenance Stationhwy 89 (Lat: 39.585833 Lon: -120.368611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WQBT616
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHzGrant Date: 11/13/2014, Expiration Date: 12/10/2024, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6113, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SIERRAVILLE, State Hwy 310 (Lat: 39.589639 Lon: -120.368389), Type: Building, Structure height: 8.3 m, Call Sign: WMQ916
    Assigned Frequencies: 11215.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/27/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: At&t, 8089 South Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512, Phone: (724) 651-6312, Email:
  • STATION, Hwy Maintenance Station (Lat: 39.585722 Lon: -120.368528), Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WLH79
    Assigned Frequencies: 2184.80 MHzGrant Date: 12/03/2009, Expiration Date: 03/01/2020Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB5ZDL, Licensee ID: L00866355, Grant Date: 07/24/2013, Expiration Date: 07/24/2023, Certifier: Quentin L Youngblood, Registrant: Quentin L Youngblood, Sierraville, CA 96126

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

  • NEW AGE CHURCH OF BEING-SIERRA HOT SPR. (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3

Sierraville compared to California 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Sierraville on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #15 (96126) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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