Soda Springs, California

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Population in 2010: 81.
Males: 47  (58.7%)
Females: 34  (41.3%)
Median resident age:

51.0 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $68,818
Soda Springs:

$68,818
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,556

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $485,000
Soda Springs:

$485,000
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $508,553; detached houses: $540,868; townhouses or other attached units: $485,218; in 2-unit structures: $510,480; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $377,019; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $357,597; mobile homes: $128,534; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $43,775

Median gross rent in 2019: $2,728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Soda Springs: 98.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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Soda Springs, CA City Guides:

Current Local Time: PST time zone

18 residents are foreign born

This place:

39.1%
California:

26.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (77.9 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (118.0 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (463.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Brooktrails, CA (1.7 miles ),
Willits, CA (2.1 miles ),
Comptche, CA (3.7 miles),
Redwood-Potter, CA (3.9 miles ),
Redwood Valley, CA (4.1 miles ),
Laytonville, CA (4.2 miles ),
Calpella, CA (4.2 miles ),
Potter Valley, CA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.42 N, Longitude: 123.43 W

Area code: 530

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 91.0. This is worse than average.

City:

91.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.483. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.483
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 5.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.43
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Soda Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6110% 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 101.1 miles away from Soda Springs center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from Soda Springs 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 72.4 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 124.4 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 125.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/1/1994 at 15:15:53, a magnitude 7.1 (6.6 MB, 7.0 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 140.9 miles away from Soda Springs 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 Nevada County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Fires: 4, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Soda Springs:

  • NORTHBROOK NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WILLITS, CA)
  • FRANK R HOWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; WILLITS, CA)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME CARE AND HOSPICE SVCS (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; WILLITS, CA)

Amtrak station:

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 Soda Springs:

  • Mendocino College (about 20 miles; Ukiah, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 78 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Sonoma State University (about 86 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • California State University-Chico (about 88 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 97 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 97 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Napa Valley College (about 102 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)

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Tourist attraction: Auburn Ski Club Training Center (Museums; 19865 Boreal Ridge Road).

Hotel: Always Inn Tahoe Bed and Breakfast (10108 Soda Springs Road).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Soda Springs and their reported violations in the past:

RAINBOW LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

36.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Soda Springs:

Marital status in Soda Springs, CA
  • Never married: 61.2%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 38.8%
  • Divorced: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Soda Springs, CA (based on Nevada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
California:

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

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Nevada County:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

20.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Nevada County:

13.5%
California:

17.9%

7.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($481 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Placer County, CA  1.18% ($66,217 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.48% ($58,505)
from Washoe County, NV  0.32% ($52,098)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($424 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Placer County, CA  1.17% ($65,405 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.65% ($65,523)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.57% ($44,948)

Strongest AM radio stations in Soda Springs:

  • KLLK (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KPMO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KDAC (1230 AM; 1 kW; FORT BRAGG, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Soda Springs:

  • K264AH (100.7 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUKI-FM (103.3 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KZYZ (91.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHKL (91.9 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KNTI (99.5 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KZYX (90.7 FM; PHILO, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSRT (107.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, CA; Owner: POINT BROADCASTING)
  • K242AD (96.3 FM; BOONVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KPRA (89.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K235AM (94.9 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOZT (95.3 FM; FT. BRAGG, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA RADIO PARTNERS)

Soda Springs fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 2017 03:53 PM, I-80, Lat: 39.326867, Lon: -120.382931, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 30, 2013 06:55 AM, I-80, Lat: 39.326908, Lon: -120.383436, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.4mTotal length
  • $752,000Total costs
  • 107,618Total average daily traffic
  • 11,807Total average daily truck traffic
  • 130,032Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Soda Springs, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Soda Springs, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Soda Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Soda Springs, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KO6UD, Previous Call Sign: KD6DNI, Licensee ID: L00912019, Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 09/10/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/13/2016, Registrant: Wendell R Sorensen, 21222 Oonner Pass Road, Soda Springs, CA 95728
  • Call Sign: KG6OSB, Licensee ID: L00627427, Grant Date: 01/23/2003, Expiration Date: 01/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: Lori A Van Meter, Registrant: Lori A Van Meter, Soda Springs, CA 95728
  • Call Sign: KG6OSC, Licensee ID: L00627429, Grant Date: 01/23/2003, Expiration Date: 01/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2015, Certifier: John R Van Meter, Registrant: John R Van Meter, Soda Springs, CA 95728
  • Call Sign: KK6DIQ, Licensee ID: L01778180, Grant Date: 04/03/2013, Expiration Date: 04/03/2023, Certifier: Michael W Overhauser, Registrant: Michael W Overhauser, Soda Springs, CA 95728

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Soda Springs, CA
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Soda Springs 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.
  • 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 below state average.
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