Susanville, California

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Population in 2013: 15,546 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.8%
Males: 10,645  (68.5%)
Females: 4,901  (31.5%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 96130.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,157 (it was $35,675 in 2000)
Susanville:

$46,157
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,671 (it was $13,238 in 2000)

Susanville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $157,089 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Susanville:

$157,089
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $201,883; Detached houses: $213,422; Townhouses or other attached units: $149,247; In 2-unit structures: $175,043; Mobile homes: $63,710; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $9,213

Median gross rent in 2012: $836.

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Susanville races chart
  • White alone - 10,715 (60.5%)
  • Hispanic - 3,648 (20.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,680 (9.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 639 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 322 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 268 (1.5%)
  • Other race alone - 122 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 83 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Susanville: 87.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (12.6%), Irish (12.5%), English (7.0%), United States (5.1%), French (3.3%), Portuguese (3.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4258 feet

Land area: 5.90 square miles.

Population density: 2,635 people per square mile   (average).

Susanville,CA real estate house value index trend

Susanville, California map

For population 25 years and over in Susanville:

  • High school or higher: 77.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Susanville city:

  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

1,044 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.9%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Susanville, California as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Susanville to the number of sex offenders is 875 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,511 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $995 (0.6%)

Susanville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (75.5 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (136.0 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (455.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Johnstonville, CA (2.0 miles ), Janesville, CA (3.2 miles ), Litchfield, CA (3.7 miles) , Spaulding, CA (4.3 miles) , Westwood, CA (4.5 miles ), Milford, CA (4.7 miles) , Clear Creek, CA (4.8 miles) , Greenville, CA (5.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 1998: 44 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2004: 70 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2005: 37 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $177,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $185,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 120.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,307 (+7.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,529 (72.7%)

Area code: 530

Susanville household income distribution Susanville home values distribution

Crime rates in Susanville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001011101
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.05.50.05.65.85.90.05.6
Rapes 6586455663645
per 100,000 35.236.357.033.522.527.527.433.033.717.335.222.028.0
Robberies 73423158981189
per 100,000 41.121.828.511.216.95.527.444.050.646.264.544.150.4
Assaults 33425464573943547158646981
per 100,000 193.6304.5384.7357.6320.5214.7235.4296.8399.1335.1375.0380.0453.8
Burglaries 454974988376110937765134108104
per 100,000 264.0355.3527.1547.6466.6418.4602.3511.2432.8375.5785.1594.8582.7
Thefts 192199261241223208220265203154208194203
per 100,000 1126.31442.81859.21346.61253.71145.21204.61456.71141.0889.81218.71068.41137.3
Auto thefts 886918111022911171113
per 100,000 46.958.042.750.3101.260.654.8120.950.663.699.660.672.8
Arson 2233161208024
per 100,000 11.714.521.416.85.633.05.511.00.046.20.011.022.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 149.6187.6251.0202.1181.9149.7186.8207.0217.8177.0251.1200.3236.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Susanville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.84
California average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (49%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (27%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Susanville, California

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Earthquake activity:

Susanville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 535% 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 209.4 miles away from the 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 165.7 miles away from Susanville center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 258.6 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 180.3 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from Susanville 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 197.3 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 Lassen County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Susanville topographic map

Birthplace of: Mike Leach (coach) - Head Football Coach at Washington State University, Mike Skinner (racing driver) - Stock car racing driver, Frank Cady - Actor, Mike Skinner - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 28, 1957), Frank Ernaga - Baseball player, Hardin Barry - Baseball player, Jack Ellena - Football player, Ryan O'Callaghan - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Susanville:

  • BANNER LASSEN MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1800 SPRING RIDGE DRIVE)
  • COUNTRY VILLA RIVERVIEW REHAB AND HEALTHCARE CENTER (2005 RIVER STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Susanville:

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College/University in Susanville:

  • Lassen Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,329; Location: Hwy 139; Public; Website: www.lassencollege.edu/)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Susanville:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 74 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 75 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Butte College (about 75 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 80 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Shasta College (about 90 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Western Nevada College (about 97 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Yuba College (about 102 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high schools in Susanville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Susanville:

Private elementary/middle school in Susanville:

  • SUSANVILLE ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 11; Location: 455 CEDAR ST; Grades: 2 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Susanville, map of school districts: RICHMOND ELEMENTARY, SUSANVILLE ELEMENTARY, JOHNSTONVILLE ELEMENTARY, LASSEN UNION HIGH

Library in Susanville:

  • LASSEN LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $175,683; Location: 1618 MAIN ST.; 39,933 books; 1,659 audio materials; 1,981 video materials; 9 other licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lassen Community Hospital no longer exists. The new hospital is called Banner Lassen Medical Center and is located on HWY 139.

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Notable locations in Susanville: California Correctional Center (A), Veterans Memorial Hall (B), Susanville City Hall (C), Lassen County Free Library (D), Lassen County Courthouse (E), South Lassen Ambulance (F), California Correctional Center High Desert State Prison Fire Department (G), Bureau of Land Management Eagle Lake Field Office (H), United States Forest Service Lassen National Forest (I), Susanville Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Susanville include: Susanville Church of the Nazarene (A), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (B), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (C), Indian Heights Full Gospel Church (D), Gospel Tabernacle (E), Good Shepherd Episcopal Church (F), First Southern Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Susanville Cemetery (1), Indian Cemetery (2), Lassen Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Off Stream Reservoir (A), Ridenoure Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brockman Slough (A), Jensen Slu (B), Piute Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Susanville include: Compton Park (1), Lasen County Fairgrounds (2), Memorial Park (3), Riverside Park (4), Susan River Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Apple Inn Motel & Gift Shop (2720 Main Street) (1), Best Western Trailside Inn (2785 Main St) (2), Knights and Motel (1705 Main St) (3), Budget Host Frontier Inn (2685 Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (84 North Lassen) (1), Lassen County Superior Court (220 South Lassen Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Lassen 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 2001 was 37.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 33.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.5
U.S.:

20.2

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

CDCR-HIGH DESERT STATE PRISON (Population served: 9,132, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2008)
  • 4 other older health violations
USFS/LASSEN HAT CREEK CAMPGRND (Population served: 365, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
LNF-EAGLE LAKE CAMPGROUNDS (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-13-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LNF-BOGARD WORK CENTER (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-01-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-18-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-24-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-24-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-24-2009)
EAGLENEST HOMEOWNERS CORPORATION (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-29-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
DIAMOND MOUNTAIN GOLF CLUB (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
EAGLE LAKE RV PARK (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-14-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Susanville that have no violations reported:

  • SIERRA CASCADE NURSERY (Population served: 615, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOUNTAIN MEADOW RANCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LNF ALMANOR CG (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.5%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.3% for Black residents, 18.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.7% for other race residents, 21.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Susanville in 2010:

  • 8,110 people in state prisons
  • 190 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 47 people in college/university student housing
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Susanville in 2000:

  • 4,391 people in state prisons
  • 257 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 113 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Susanville, California environmental map by EPA

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Susanville compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Susanville (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Susanville Branch at 901 Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01; Susanville Safeway Branch at 2970 Main Street, branch established on 2004/09/08. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Tri Counties Bank: Susanville Branch at 1605 Main Street, branch established on 1955/09/19. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, headquarters in Chico, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares
  • Plumas Bank: Susanville Branch at 3000 Riverside Drive, branch established on 1979/08/23. Info updated 2008/11/12: Bank assets: $454.3 mil, Deposits: $391.8 mil, headquarters in Quincy, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Plumas Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Susanville Branch at 50 North Gay Street, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Susanville, California:

  • Best Western Trailside Inn, 2785 Main St, Susanville, CA 96130 , Phone: (530) 257-4123
  • River Inn Motel, 1710 Main St, Susanville, CA 96130 , Phone: (530) 257-6051
  • High Country Inn, 3015 Riverside Dr, Susanville, CA 96130 , Phone: (530) 257-3450, Fax: (530) 257-2460
  • Super 8 Motel, 2975 Johnstonville Rd, Susanville, CA 96130 , Phone: (530) 257-2782, Fax: (530) 257-4956
  • Diamond Mountain Casino & Hotel, 900 Skyline Dr, Susanville, CA 96130 , Phone: (877) 319-8514, Fax: (530) 252-1101
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Susanville, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Susanville travel time to work - commute Susanville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Susanville city (based on Lassen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 15.89%
Here: 15.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.8%18.2%17.0%6.4%4.3%
Congregations9.4%12.5%12.5%12.5%3.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.6%3.2%2.8%2.7%10.9%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%37.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Lassen County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lassen County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lassen County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lassen County:

24.9%
California:

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

12.9%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$12,484$37,4520$0
Other Government Administration 5$29,280$70,2725$3,321
Police Protection - Officers 15$70,164$56,1311$664
Police - Other 1$4,555$54,6601$2,566
Firefighters 9$44,164$58,8850$0
Streets and Highways 3$12,210$48,8401$2,294
Parks and Recreation 1$4,074$48,8880$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$13,224$52,8965$830
Water Supply 5$18,895$45,3481$1,475
Gas Supply 9$48,967$65,2890$0
Other and Unallocable 7$18,224$31,2410$0
Totals for Government 62$276,241$53,46614$11,150

Susanville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,068,000 ($68.70)
    Water Utilities: $378,000 ($24.31)
    Housing & Community Development: $78,000 ($5.02)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($4.70)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,545,000 ($99.38)
    Fire Protection: $730,000 ($46.96)
    Regular Highways: $709,000 ($45.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $671,000 ($43.16)
    Water Utilities: $584,000 ($37.57)
    Financial Administration: $408,000 ($26.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $322,000 ($20.71)
    Central Staff Services: $277,000 ($17.82)
    General - Other: $233,000 ($14.99)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $174,000 ($11.19)
    Gas Utilities: $140,000 ($9.01)
    Air Transportation: $96,000 ($6.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($5.27)
    Health Services - Other: $82,000 ($5.27)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,024,000 ($65.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($9.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $49,000 ($3.15)
    Fire Protection: $19,000 ($1.22)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($0.64)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $9,000 ($0.58)
    Health - Other: $7,000 ($0.45)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,834,000 ($182.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $332,000 ($21.36)

Susanville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $28,000 ($1.80)
  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $137,000 ($8.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $121,000 ($7.78)
    All Other: $101,000 ($6.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,346,000 ($86.58)
    Interest Earnings: $545,000 ($35.06)
    Rents: $6,000 ($0.39)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,520,000 ($97.77)
    Gas Utilities: $74,000 ($4.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,556,000 ($100.09)
    General Support: $1,055,000 ($67.86)
    Highways: $382,000 ($24.57)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,573,000 ($101.18)
    Property: $601,000 ($38.66)
    NEC: $401,000 ($25.79)
    Other Selective Sales: $340,000 ($21.87)
    Public Utilities: $38,000 ($2.44)

Susanville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $17,065,000 ($1097.71)
    Water Utilities: $6,745,000 ($433.87)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,360,000 ($151.81)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $100,000 ($6.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Gas Utilities: $17,065,000 ($1097.71)
    Water Utilities: $6,635,000 ($426.80)
    Other, NEC: $2,390,000 ($153.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $110,000 ($7.08)
    Other, NEC: $70,000 ($4.50)

Susanville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $119,000 ($7.65)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,281,000 ($661.33)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($1.29)

6.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,540 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
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 Butte County, CA  0.46% ($26,000 average AGI)
from Washoe County, NV  0.45% ($35,595)
from Shasta County, CA  0.44% ($36,417)


8.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
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 Washoe County, NV  1.12% ($48,516 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.50% ($46,095)
to Shasta County, CA  0.49% ($36,780)

Strongest AM radio stations in Susanville:

  • KSUE (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Susanville:

  • K205EK (88.9 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K253AA (98.5 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K278AB (103.5 FM; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: THE UNIV FOUND, CA STATE UNIV, CHICO)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • K203DZ (88.5 FM; JOHNSTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
See more detailed statistics of Susanville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 527
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 16,891
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Susanville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Susanville, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 110 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Susanville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Susanville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 108
  • Hazardous Condition: 36
  • Service Call: 37
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Susanville

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Susanville, CA
Most common first names in Susanville, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9072.7 years
William7673.3 years
James6670.9 years
Robert6573.1 years
George5377.1 years
Mary5180.2 years
Charles4277.9 years
Frank4278.0 years
Dorothy4276.9 years
Richard3471.1 years
Most common last names in Susanville, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3070.3 years
Brown2977.5 years
Johnson2873.2 years
Jones2765.3 years
Williams2368.1 years
Anderson1973.9 years
Davis1782.0 years
Thomas1774.6 years
Clark1576.9 years
Wilson1572.7 years
Businesses in Susanville, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Rite Aid1
Ace Hardware1Safeway1
Best Western1Sears1
Big O Tires1Starbucks2
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1
Jones New York2U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Vans1
Lane Furniture1Vons1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Payless1Walmart1
RadioShack1

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  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 (96130) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries"
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