Stirling City, California

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Population in 2010: 295.
Males: 151  (51.5%)
Females: 144  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

25.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95978.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $62,563
Stirling City:

$62,563
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,250

Stirling City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $336,600
Stirling City:

$336,600
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $184,838; detached houses: $184,685

Median gross rent in 2019: $602.

March 2019 cost of living index in Stirling City: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 68.4%
(50.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 94.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

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Ancestries: Irish (27.8%), German (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3532 feet

66 residents are foreign born (18.2% Latin America).

This place:

18.2%
California:

26.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (20.1 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (93.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (438.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Magalia, CA (2.6 miles ),
Forest Ranch, CA (2.8 miles ),
Centerville, CA (3.3 miles ),
Storrie, CA (3.3 miles),
Cohasset, CA (3.3 miles ),
Paradise, CA (3.3 miles ),
Concow, CA (3.4 miles ),
Butte Meadows, CA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 39.91 N, Longitude: 121.53 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Stirling City, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Stirling City, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
California:

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.299. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.299
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.80. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.80
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00657. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00657
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Stirling City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6369% 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 153.9 miles away from Stirling 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 216.6 miles away from Stirling City center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from Stirling 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 137.8 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 167.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 204.5 miles away from Stirling 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 Butte County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Fires: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Stirling City:

  • CYPRESS ACRES CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • CYPRESS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • PINE VIEW CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • FEATHER RIVER HHA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • PARADISE SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • FEATHER RIVER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; PARADISE, CA)
  • CALIFORNIA HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PARADISE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stirling City:

  • Butte College (about 19 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 22 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 55 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Shasta College (about 65 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Sierra College (about 79 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 88 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • American River College (about 88 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Stirling City: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 13 Stirling City (A), Butte County Fire Department Station 12 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Butte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

64.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Stirling City:

Marital status in Stirling City, CA
  • Never married: 61.9%
  • Now married: 35.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 3.1%

For population 25 years and over in Stirling City:

  • High school or higher: 64.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.6
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stirling City, CA (based on Butte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic34,1017
Evangelical Protestant22,822129
Other11,03136
Mainline Protestant6,27224
Black Protestant4754
Orthodox2802
None145,019-
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: 50
Here:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
This county:

0.82 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Butte County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 133
Butte County:

6.10 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

9.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
California:

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

12.3%
California:

17.9%

5.74% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.74%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.37% ($40,815 average AGI)
from Sutter County, CA  0.25% ($44,526)
from Tehama County, CA  0.23% ($39,757)


5.72% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,282 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
California average:

5.21%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Butte County:

0.03%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sacramento County, CA  0.43% ($41,777 average AGI)
to Glenn County, CA  0.23% ($48,994)
to Sutter County, CA  0.22% ($39,958)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stirling City:

  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KKXX (930 AM; 1 kW; PARADISE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Stirling City:

  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KLRS (92.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KZFR (90.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN VALLEY COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, 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)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Stirling City:

  • KCVU (Channel 30; PARADISE, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • K53FT (Channel 53; CHICO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K02OA (Channel 2; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHSL-TV (Channel 12; CHICO, CA; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF CHICO-REDDING, INC.)
  • KKPM-CA (Channel 28; CHICO, CA; Owner: PAUL STRIEBY & MATT TUTER)
  • KNVN (Channel 24; CHICO, CA; Owner: CHICO LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KZVU-LP (Channel 22; CHICO, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • K05EM (Channel 5; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC6NPR, Grant Date: 09/04/1990, Expiration Date: 09/04/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2002, Registrant: Wayne E Sexton, Stirling City, CA 95978
  • Call Sign: KL0AL, Previous Call Sign: KD6FUD, Licensee ID: L00461670, Grant Date: 01/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/06/2022, Certifier: Martin L Baston, Registrant: Martin L Baston, Stirling City, CA 95978
  • Call Sign: W6CAC, Grant Date: 10/23/1997, Expiration Date: 10/23/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/24/2009, Registrant: Roy D York, Stirling City, CA 95978
  • Call Sign: KI6OXQ, Licensee ID: L01374082, Grant Date: 03/02/2018, Expiration Date: 02/27/2028, Certifier: Gary W Gambill, Registrant: Gary W Gambill, Stirling City, CA 95978
  • Call Sign: KM6KVU, Licensee ID: L02109124, Grant Date: 06/05/2017, Expiration Date: 06/05/2027, Certifier: Randy J Gleaton, Registrant: Randy J Gleaton, Stirling City, CA 95978

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Stirling City, CA
  • 41.7%Wood
  • 33.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Stirling City, CA
  • 50.7%Wood
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 15.1%Other fuel


Stirling City compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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