Smith River, California

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Population in 2010: 866.
Males: 406  (47.0%)
Females: 460  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  27.3 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95567.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,990
Smith River:

$44,990
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,527

Smith River CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $214,193
Smith River:

$214,193
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $444,747; Detached houses: $574,888; Mobile homes: $91,753

Median gross rent in 2016: $879.

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  • Races in Smith River, CA (2010)

    Smith River races chart
    • 49457.0%White alone
    • 29333.8%Hispanic
    • 455.2%American Indian alone
    • 263.0%Two or more races
    • 50.6%Asian alone
    • 20.2%Other race alone
    • 10.1%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Smith River: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.8%), Irish (14.3%), Polish (4.2%), American (2.8%), Italian (2.8%), Portuguese (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Smith River,CA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Smith River:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Smith River CDP:

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

10 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
California:

27.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Smith River, California as of March 24, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Smith River to the number of sex offenders is 120 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (71.5 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (251.8 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (626.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Smith River-Gasquet, CA (3.0 miles ), Harbor, OR (3.1 miles ), Hiouchi, CA (3.2 miles ), Gasquet, CA (3.3 miles ), Brookings, OR (3.4 miles ), Crescent City North, CA (3.5 miles ), Bertsch-Oceanview, CA (3.5 miles ), Crescent City, CA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 41.93 N, Longitude: 124.15 W

Area code: 707

Smith River household income distribution Smith River home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (37%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (47%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (28%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Smith River-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 451% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 112.1 miles away from the city 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 57.2 miles away from Smith River center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 107.5 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 109.2 miles away from Smith River center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 Del Norte County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Smith River:

  • SUTTER COAST HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - CURRY VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BROOKINGS, OR)
  • CRESCENT CITY NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • SUTTER COAST HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CRESCENT CITY, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smith River:

  • Rogue Community College (about 52 miles; Grants Pass, OR; Full-time enrollment: 3,600)
  • Humboldt State University (about 73 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 77 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 86 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 124 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Shasta College (about 131 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Lane Community College (about 155 miles; Eugene, OR; FT enrollment: 6,373)

Public elementary/middle school in Smith River:

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Notable location: Smith River Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Smith River include: Smith River United Methodist Church (A), Smith River Baptist Church (B), Faith Tabernacle Assembly of God Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Del Norte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.9%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.1% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
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: 1.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Smith River CDP (based on Del Norte County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,68222
Catholic1,5851
Other1,2595
Mainline Protestant4364
None22,648-
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: 9
Del Norte County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Del Norte County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Del Norte County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Here:

7.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.8%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Del Norte County:

26.8%
California:

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

16.3%
State:

17.9%

6.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,117 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Humboldt County, CA  0.66% ($25,137 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($40,520)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.27% ($51,429)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,529 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
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 Curry County, OR  0.73% ($38,667 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.49% ($35,658)
to Jackson County, OR  0.44% ($43,088)

Strongest AM radio stations in Smith River:

  • KURY (910 AM; 1 kW; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFVR (1310 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KPOD (1240 AM; 1 kW; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: KPOD, L L C)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAGI (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON STATE COLLEGE)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smith River:

  • KURY-FM (95.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: KURY RADIO, INC.)
  • K204CL (88.7 FM; SMITH RIVER, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHSR (91.9 FM; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY KHSU-FM)
  • K292EV (106.3 FM; BROOKINGS, OR; Owner: CURRY CTY COMMITTEE FOR CHRSTN RADIO)
  • KCNA (102.7 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • K280BK (91.7 FM; SELMA, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K218DP (91.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K267AD (101.3 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, ETC., OR; Owner: STEVEN R. PORTER)
  • K283AE (104.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CI (88.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K208CC (89.5 FM; CAVE JUNCTION, OR; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • K249BS (97.7 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGBR (92.7 FM; GOLD BEACH, OR; Owner: ST. MARIE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLDR (98.3 FM; HARBECK-FRUITDALE, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K259AE (99.7 FM; WOLF CREEK, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Smith River:

  • K22DS (Channel 22; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K09VQ (Channel 9; CRESCENT CITY, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K39EO (Channel 39; CRESCENT CITY, ETC., CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • 9,300Total average daily traffic
  • 454Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,697Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 41.926667 Lon: -124.062944, Call Sign: WPOY763
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.465 MHz, 152.990 MHz, 158.310 MHz, 152.870 MHz, 152.465 MHz, 152.990 MHz, 158.310 MHz, 152.870 MHzGrant Date: 08/07/2014, Expiration Date: 09/07/2024, Certifier: Carl K HolmanRegistrant: Green Diamond Resource Co, 1565 Oak St, Korbel, CA 95550, Phone: (707) 499-1604, Fax: (707) 667-3247, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smith River)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310C (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1864H , Serial Number: 35964, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 08/03/1959
    Registrant (Corporation): Richard B Davis Co Inc, 140 Rowdy Creek Rd, Smith River, CA 95567
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150M (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 50SR , Serial Number: 15076027, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Geri M Flanagan, 110 Morrison Ln, Smith River, CA 95567
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8603W , Serial Number: 28-10117, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Quinn Troendle, 17500 Highway 101 North, Smith River, CA 95567
  • Aircraft: BRIM R M/COMPOSITE AERO 173/RG-EXL (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 87BR , Serial Number: 3RX006, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney Martin Brim, 301 Nautical Hts Drive, Smith River, CA 95567

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 30
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Smith River

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smith River, CA

Smith River compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.

Smith River on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Thailand (population 500+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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