Topaz, California

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Population in 2010: 50.
Males: 33  (66.5%)
Females: 17  (33.5%)
Median resident age:  15.4 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,592
Topaz:

$62,592
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $32,966

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $333,772
Topaz:

$333,772
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $649,973; Detached houses: $728,455; Townhouses or other attached units: $829,238; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $592,860; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $659,182; Mobile homes: $136,281
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  • Races in Topaz, CA (2010)

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    • 2550.0%White alone
    • 2448.0%Hispanic
    • 12.0%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Topaz: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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For population 15 years and over in Topaz CDP:

  • Never married: 52.9%
  • Now married: 47.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

62 residents are foreign born (34.1% Latin America).

This place:

34.1%
California:

27.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Carson City, NV (37.4 miles , pop. 52,457).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (105.8 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (322.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Topaz Lake, NV (2.3 miles ), Topaz Ranch Estates, NV (2.4 miles ), Coleville, CA (2.4 miles ), Walker, CA (3.1 miles ), Double Spring, NV (3.2 miles) , Smith Valley, NV (3.8 miles ), Markleeville, CA (3.9 miles) , Carter Springs, NV (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 38.65 N, Longitude: 119.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 775

Topaz household income distribution Topaz home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

Topaz-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 789% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mono County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Topaz:

  • Western Nevada College (about 40 miles; Carson City, NV; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 65 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 66 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 87 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 93 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 99 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • University of California-Merced (about 102 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)

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Notable location: Topaz Guard Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: California Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 92.2%
(92.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 9.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Topaz CDP (based on Mono County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic12,8523
Evangelical Protestant3958
Other3403
Mainline Protestant582
None557-
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: 6
Mono County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Mono County:

7.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

34.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mono County:

22.2%
California:

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

8.4%
State:

17.9%

10.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.54%
California average:

5.03%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($723 average AGI)
Mono County:

0.28%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.83% ($54,683 average AGI)
from Orange County, CA  0.69% ($57,706)
from Inyo County, CA  0.65% ($40,844)


10.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,537 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.68%
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 Inyo County, CA  1.07% ($46,623 average AGI)
to San Diego County, CA  0.97% ($26,083)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.85% ($35,810)

Strongest AM radio stations in Topaz:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTHO (590 AM; 3 kW; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: PARADISE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KPTL (1300 AM; 5 kW; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CASINO RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Topaz:

  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSSJ (94.7 FM; FAIR OAKS, CA; Owner: ENTERCOM SACRAMENTO LICENSE, LLC)
  • K273AF (102.5 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: EDDIE FLOYD)
  • K286AG (105.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K206BI (89.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)

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

  • TOPAZ LAKE RV PARK (Population served: 170, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Topaz compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below 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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