Twain, California

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Population in 2010: 82.
Population change since 2000: -5.7%
Males: 34  (42.4%)
Females: 48  (57.6%)
Median resident age:

55.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 95984

Estimated median household income in 2019: $26,168 (it was $16,071 in 2000)
Twain:

$26,168
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,729 (it was $19,472 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $288,528 (it was $85,000 in 2000)
Twain:

$288,528
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $300,248; detached houses: $299,999
March 2019 cost of living index in Twain: 126.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 48.6%

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2862 feet

Land area: 7.42 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

Twain, California map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Twain CDP:

1.5% ($1,250)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (46.0 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (103.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (436.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Paxton, CA (1.8 miles),
Indian Falls, CA (2.1 miles),
Keddie, CA (2.2 miles),
Meadow Valley, CA (2.4 miles ),
Caribou, CA (2.7 miles),
Quincy, CA (2.8 miles ),
Crescent Mills, CA (3.0 miles ),
East Quincy, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.02 N, Longitude: 121.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Twain, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Twain, CA in 2019

Twain satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
California:

7.9%

Average climate in Twain, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 55.0. This is better than average.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 21.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.9
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Twain-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6258% 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 174.6 miles away from Twain center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 190.3 miles away from Twain center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 242.0 miles away from Twain 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 161.2 miles away from Twain 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 186.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 190.0 miles away from Twain 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 Plumas County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Fires: 3, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Twain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Twain:

  • QUINCY HOME MEDICAL SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; QUINCY, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA QUINCY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; QUINCY, CA)
  • INDIAN VALLEY HOSPITAL D P SNF (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GREENVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Twain:

  • Butte College (about 41 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,649)
  • California State University-Chico (about 47 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Yuba College (about 68 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 73 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 74 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • Shasta College (about 80 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Sierra College (about 86 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)

Private high school in Twain:

  • CALVARY CHAPEL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 18, Location: 101 GRANDVIEW RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Twain:

  • GRANDVIEW ELEMENTARY (Location: 180 GRANDVIEW RD., Grades: KG-8)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Twain: Hallsted Campground (A), Twain Siding (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dutch Creek (A), East Branch Soda Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), West Branch Soda Creek (D), Berry Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Plumas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

10.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Twain:

Marital status in Twain, CA
  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 17.7%

For population 25 years and over in Twain:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Twain, CA (based on Plumas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,66723
Catholic1,2164
Mainline Protestant8468
Other7646
None15,514-
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: 12
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Plumas County:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Plumas County:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Plumas County:

7.7%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Plumas County:

26.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Twain:

43.5%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.3%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

31.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Twain:

4.8%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.1
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Twain:

51.0%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Twain:

48.7%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

86.0%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Twain, CA Residents

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
California average:

5.21%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  0.94% ($44,221 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.47% ($33,794)
to Lassen County, CA  0.37% ($47,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Twain:

  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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)
  • KPAY (1290 AM; 5 kW; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Twain:

  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHJQ (92.3 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)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, 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)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFMF (93.9 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Twain fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 2018 02:19 PM, Sr-70 Feather River Hwy, Lat: 40.035489, Lon: -121.010589, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 29, 2013 03:30 AM, Sr-70, Lat: 40.019831, Lon: -121.037589, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 2005 12:20 AM, Sr-70, Lat: 40.031570, Lon: -121.017240, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 13.3mTotal length
  • $754,000Total costs
  • 1,470Total average daily traffic
  • 302Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,715Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • MP 273.6 450 REMOTE, Mp 273.6, Canyon Sub (Lat: 40.015861 Lon: -121.052222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 4 m, Call Sign: KRK995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.687 MHz, Grant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 01/07/2022, Certifier: L J Kopiasz, Registrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 346-6676, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K6OBX, Grant Date: 12/18/1997, Expiration Date: 12/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2009, Registrant: Eldon E Hamrick, Twain, CA 95984
  • Call Sign: WB6CKN, Licensee ID: L00324709, Grant Date: 02/12/2001, Expiration Date: 03/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2013, Registrant: John F Leahy, Twain, CA 95984
  • Call Sign: KI6PZG, Licensee ID: L01393810, Grant Date: 02/28/2018, Expiration Date: 04/25/2028, Certifier: William J Harrigan, Registrant: William J Harrigan, Twain, CA 95984

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Twain, CA
  • 51.6%Wood
  • 48.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Twain, CA
  • 100.0%Wood


Twain compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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