Southwest Shasta, California

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Population in July 2007: 4,229.
Males: 2,135  (50.5%)
Females: 2,094  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 96047

Estimated median household income in 2015: $56,582 (it was $41,607 in 2000)
Southwest Shasta:

$56,582
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $34,657 (it was $24,276 in 2000)

Southwest Shasta CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $318,674 (it was $150,600 in 2000)
Southwest Shasta:

$318,674
CA:

$449,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $284,763; Detached houses: $310,585; Townhouses or other attached units: $308,671; In 2-unit structures: $218,496; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $265,537; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $402,117; Mobile homes: $88,705; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,909
  • Races in Southwest Shasta, CA (2000)

    Southwest Shasta races chart
    • 3,45489.4%White alone
    • 1383.6%Hispanic
    • 1223.2%Two or more races
    • 1052.7%American Indian alone
    • 310.8%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Black alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Southwest Shasta: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 610.7 square miles.

Population density: 6.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Southwest Shasta, California map

For population 25 years and over in Southwest Shasta:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southwest Shasta CCD:

  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Southwest Shasta CCD:  0.9% ($1,330)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Southwest Shasta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (13.8 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (153.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (506.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Shasta, CA (2.8 miles ), French Gulch, CA (2.9 miles ), Keswick, CA (3.0 miles ), Lewiston, CA (3.5 miles ), Redding, CA (3.7 miles ), Shasta Lake, CA (3.9 miles ), Douglas City, CA (4.1 miles ), Mountain Gate, CA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 40.58 N, Longitude: 122.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Physicians and surgeons (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Southwest Shasta, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Southwest Shasta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 520% 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 179.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 153.5 miles away from Southwest Shasta 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 77.2 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 94.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Southwest Shasta center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 269.8 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 Shasta County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 10, Storms: 8, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Southwest Shasta:

  • PATIENTS' HOSPITAL OF REDDING Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • VIBRA HOSPITAL OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • SHOWBOAT HOUSE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • HERBSCENTA HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB - CANYONWOOD (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • MERCY SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; REDDING, CA)
  • TRAILVIEW HOUSE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; REDDING, CA)

Amtrak station near Southwest Shasta:

  • 13 miles: REDDING (1620 YUBA ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southwest Shasta:

  • Shasta College (about 17 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • California State University-Chico (about 73 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Humboldt State University (about 79 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 83 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • Butte College (about 83 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Mendocino College (about 102 miles; Ukiah, CA; FT enrollment: 2,263)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 112 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)

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Notable locations in Southwest Shasta: Crystal Creek Conservation Camp (A), Judge Carr Powerplant (B), Whiskey Creek Picnic Area (C), Tower House (D), Selvester Ranch (E), AC Graves Ranch (F), A C Graves Ranch (G), Williams Ranch (H), Whiteman Ranch (I), Trinity Mountain Forest Service Station (J), Ogo State Fire Station (K), Oak Bottom Campground (L), Redding Landfill (M), Oak Bottom Campround (N), Dry Creek Campground (O), Yolla Bolly District Ranger Station (P), Beegum Gorge Campground (Q), Basin Gulch Campgrounds (R), Bland Ranch (S), Hall Cabin (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Whiskeytown Cemetery (1), Middleton Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Philpot Lake (A), Whiskeytown Lake (B), Rainbow Lake (C), Spring Creek Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brandy Creek (A), Cottonwood Creek (B), Crow Creek (C), Crystal Creek (D), Doby Creek (E), Dodge Creek (F), Dry Creek (G), Dry Fork (H), Ducket Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Southwest Shasta include: Shasta State Historic Park (1), Coggins Park (2), Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area (3), French Gulch Historic District (4), French Gulch County Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shasta County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 77.6. This is about average.

City:

77.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.07. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.07
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.4%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

6.3%
12 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
California average:

16.1

Southwest Shasta travel time to work - commute Southwest Shasta mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southwest Shasta CCD (based on Shasta County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,805109
Catholic8,6298
Other7,27729
Mainline Protestant2,83012
Orthodox1915
Black Protestant1201
None129,371-
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: 42
Shasta County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Shasta County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Shasta County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 115
Here:

6.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Shasta County:

25.3%
California:

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

15.4%
State:

17.9%

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($289 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tehama County, CA  0.48% ($32,605 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.24% ($39,599)
from Humboldt County, CA  0.20% ($36,264)


5.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Shasta County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Tehama County, CA  0.44% ($36,655 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.32% ($35,937)
to Butte County, CA  0.26% ($30,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southwest Shasta:

  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KLXR (1230 AM; 1 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: MICHAEL R. QUINN)
  • KQMS (1400 AM; 1 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING 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)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNCR (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FORTUNA, CA; Owner: MILLER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southwest Shasta:

  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K225AJ (92.9 FM; BURNEY/REDDING, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEWB (94.7 FM; ANDERSON, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KVIP-FM (98.1 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KSHA (104.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC)
  • KESR (107.1 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • K268AJ (101.5 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K227AE (93.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KWCA (101.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • KNNN (99.3 FM; SHASTA LAKE CITY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K263AD (100.5 FM; WEAVERVILLE, ETC., CA; Owner: WEAVERVILLE TRANSLATOR CO., INC.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K254AJ (98.7 FM; LEWISTON, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K243AJ (96.5 FM; FRENCH GULCH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • K259AL (99.7 FM; WILLOW CREEK, CA; Owner: KHSU-FM, HUMBOLDT STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Southwest Shasta:

  • KIXE-TV (Channel 9; REDDING, CA; Owner: N.CALIFORNIA ED TV ASSOC., INC.)
  • KRCR-TV (Channel 7; REDDING, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING,INC.)
  • KGEC-LP (Channel 26; REDDING, CA; Owner: COOPER COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • K33HH (Channel 33; REDDING, CA; Owner: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE ASSOC OF SDA)
  • KRVU-LP (Channel 22; REDDING, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • K54ED (Channel 54; REDDING, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K50GP (Channel 50; REDDING, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K59FW (Channel 59; EUREKA, CA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SOUTH FORK, South Fork Lookout Rd (Lat: 40.651583 Lon: -122.526250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQNQ797
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz, 19625.0 MHz, 19525.0 MHz... (+7 more)Grant Date: 04/21/2011, Expiration Date: 04/21/2021, Certifier: Scott M SchifandoRegistrant: Digitalpath, Inc., 275 Airpark Blvd. Suite 500, Chico, CA 95973, Phone: (530) 571-7669, Fax: (530) 899-7787, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Southwest Shasta 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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