Volcano, California

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Population in 2010: 115.
Males: 89  (77.5%)
Females: 26  (22.5%)
Median resident age:

64.5 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,115
Volcano:

$67,115
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,097

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $353,145
Volcano:

$353,145
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $389,559; detached houses: $419,237; townhouses or other attached units: $331,792; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,424; mobile homes: $116,289
March 2019 cost of living index in Volcano: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Volcano, CA (2019)
    • 2767.5%White alone
    • 1230.0%Asian alone



According to our research of California and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Volcano, California as of January 30, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Volcano is 24 to 1.


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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2053 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (16.1 miles , pop. 78,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (46.1 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (326.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Red Corral, CA (1.6 miles ),
Pine Grove, CA (1.6 miles ),
Pioneer, CA (1.8 miles ),
West Point, CA (2.5 miles ),
Fiddletown, CA (2.8 miles ),
River Pines, CA (3.1 miles ),
Jackson, CA (3.2 miles ),
Sutter Creek, CA (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 38.44 N, Longitude: 120.63 W

Area code: 209

Distribution of median household income in Volcano, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.0%
California:

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.0. This is about average.

City:

87.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.204. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.204
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Volcano-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7853% 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 132.4 miles away from Volcano center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from Volcano center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 111.3 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 254.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from Volcano center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 245.0 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 Amador County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Volcano:

  • UNITED HOME CARE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; JACKSON, CA)
  • KIT CARSON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JACKSON, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Volcano:

  • Folsom Lake College (about 31 miles; Folsom, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 40 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • American River College (about 42 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Cosumnes River College (about 43 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,327)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 44 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)
  • Sacramento City College (about 48 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 15,963)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 49 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Volcano: Volcano Jail House (A), Clute Building (B), Armory Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Volcano: Saint Bernards Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Catholic Cemetery (1), Protestant Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: South Branch Sutter Creek (A), Pioneer Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Volcano: Soldiers Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

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

  • GOLDEN VALLEY CAMP (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Volcano:

Marital status in Volcano, CA
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 47.8%

For population 25 years and over in Volcano:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • 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:

0.8
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Volcano, CA (based on Amador County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,8876
Evangelical Protestant3,28828
Other1,2166
Mainline Protestant7666
Orthodox1501
None28,784-
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
This county:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Amador County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

8.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
California:

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

14.2%
California:

17.9%

7.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,391 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
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  1.54% ($55,019 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.73% ($49,088)
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.56% ($61,367)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Sacramento County, CA  1.22% ($55,533 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.57% ($46,392)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.37% ($50,745)

Strongest AM radio stations in Volcano:

  • 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.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, 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.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KEBR (1210 AM; 5 kW; ROCKLIN, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Volcano:

  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCCL-FM (101.9 FM; SHINGLE SPRINGS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCFA (106.1 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KCFA, INC.)
  • KEDR (88.1 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Volcano:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KGTN-LP (Channel 62; PLACERVILLE, CA; Owner: PRAISE THE LORD STUDIO CHAPEL)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)

Volcano fatal accident list:

Mar 29, 2007 10:33 PM, Pine Grove-Volcano R, Lat: 38.440358, Lon: -120.632122, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Volcano)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4057J, N4057J, N-4057J, Serial Number: 15065357, Year manufactured: 1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/30/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Christopher R Reese, 23761 Golden Ridge Dr, Volcano, CA 95689, Other Owners: Paula K Reese
  • Aircraft: GLEDHILL ERIK SPRINT II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 SERIES (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6154F, N6154F, N-6154F, Serial Number: SPRINT II 500, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/11/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/10/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gary V Johnson, 19980 Pine Dr W, Volcano, CA 95689, Other Owners: Jeffrey T Johnson
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-161 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 8112C, N8112C, N-8112C, Serial Number: 28-8016114, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 06/05/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Aldo D Midili, 19755 Mella Dr, Volcano, CA 95689

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Volcano, CA
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Volcano, CA
  • 100.0%Wood


Volcano 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.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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