Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (136.5 miles , pop. 80,865).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (223.0 miles , pop. 407,018).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (529.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Lake City, CA (2.0 miles) , Cedarville, CA (2.5 miles ), Fort Bidwell, CA (4.1 miles) , Eagleville, CA (4.6 miles) , Daphnedale Park, CA (4.7 miles) , Alturas, CA (4.8 miles ), New Pine Creek, CA (5.2 miles) , New Pine Creek, OR (5.2 miles) .
Latitude: 41.62 N, Longitude: 120.15 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 530
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Surprise Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Surprise Valley, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Surprise Valley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/10/1993 at 21:48:35, a magnitude 5.1 (4.8 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/30/2004 at 12:21:45, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from Surprise Valley center
On 7/22/2004 at 20:26:27, a magnitude 4.6 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/2000 at 23:39:14, a magnitude 4.7 (4.3 MB, 4.7 ML, 4.4 MW, Depth: 12.0 mi) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/2000 at 23:22:54, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 ML, 4.3 MW, Depth: 7.0 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from Surprise Valley center
On 5/10/2005 at 20:21:10, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 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 Modoc County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
23 people in nursing homes in 2000
Surprise Valley compared to California state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Surprise Valley CCD (based on Modoc County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.53%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
9.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,868 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,265 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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