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Population in 2010: 185.
Males: 105  (57.0%)
Females: 80  (43.0%)
Median resident age:  70.9 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 95986

Estimated median household income in 2016: $59,022
Washington:

$59,022
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,039

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $381,100
Washington:

$381,100
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $465,500; Detached houses: $493,794; Townhouses or other attached units: $585,981; In 2-unit structures: $448,610; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $343,336; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $333,789; Mobile homes: $109,853; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $27,778
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  • Races in Washington, CA (2010)

    Washington races chart
    • 16187.0%White alone
    • 115.9%Hispanic
    • 84.3%Two or more races
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.5%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Washington: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (65.9%), Scottish (11.4%), English (9.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2640 feet

For population 25 years and over in Washington:

  • High school or higher: 75.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Washington CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 52.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Loomis Basin-Folsom Lake, CA (44.8 miles , pop. 67,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (66.3 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (388.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Graniteville, CA (2.5 miles) , Alleghany, CA (2.8 miles) , Alta, CA (3.3 miles ), Dutch Flat, CA (3.3 miles) , Colfax-Summit, CA (3.4 miles ), Pike, CA (3.5 miles) , Goodyears Bar, CA (3.6 miles) , Nevada City, CA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 39.36 N, Longitude: 120.80 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

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

4.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Earthquake activity:

Washington-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 734% 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 151.6 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 191.9 miles away from Washington center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 268.3 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 186.6 miles away from Washington center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 164.3 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nevada County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Washington:

  • CRYSTAL RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • SPRING HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • GOLDEN EMPIRE CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)

Amtrak stations near Washington:

  • 14 miles: NEVADA CITY (301 SACRAMENTO ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.
  • 17 miles: GRASS VALLEY (125 E. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: COLFAX (CHURCH ST. & SP TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Washington:

  • Yuba College (about 43 miles; Marysville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 46 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • Butte College (about 50 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 52 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 54 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 56 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 56 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)

Public elementary/middle school in Washington:

  • WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY (Location: 1 SCH ST., Grades: KG-8)

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Notable locations in Washington: River Rest Campground (A), Pineaire Campground (B), Washington Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Nevada 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.57. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.57
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 40.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 5.70. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.70
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.1%
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.4%
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: 1.1% of all households
16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
California average:

15.3

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Religion statistics for Washington CDP (based on Nevada County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,52745
Catholic7,9994
Mainline Protestant2,79512
Other2,73226
None67,711-
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: 25
Nevada County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Nevada County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
Here:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

20.5%
California:

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

13.5%
State:

17.9%

6.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($364 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Placer County, CA  1.03% ($53,635 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.46% ($47,071)
from Washoe County, NV  0.27% ($29,380)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,183 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
California average:

5.12%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($300 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Placer County, CA  1.30% ($46,189 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.67% ($56,733)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.50% ($34,326)

Strongest AM radio stations in Washington:

  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, 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.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, 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)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Washington:

  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • 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)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Washington:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • K16CX (Channel 16; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: SIERRA JOINT JR. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • 336Total average daily traffic
  • 33Total average daily truck traffic
  • 559Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Quartz Hill North Of Meadow Lake Rd (Lat: 39.469083 Lon: -120.628556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNLH419
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.125 MHzGrant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 12/17/2023, Certifier: Michael J BevardRegistrant: Nevada Irrigation District, 28311 Secret Town Road, Colfax, CA 95713, Phone: (530) 273-8571, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0IMO, Grant Date: 11/13/1990, Expiration Date: 11/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2002, Registrant: Boyd F Reter, Washington, CA 95986
  • Call Sign: KG6SQY, Licensee ID: L00753037, Grant Date: 09/25/2013, Expiration Date: 10/09/2023, Certifier: Clayton R Collins, Registrant: Clayton R Collins, 31434 Relief Hill Rd, Washington, CA 95986

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Washington compared to California 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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