West Point-Wilseyville, California

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Population in July 2007: 13,048.
Males: 6,509  (49.9%)
Females: 6,539  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  48.9 years
California median age:  33.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,331 (it was $39,744 in 2000)
West Point-Wilseyville:

$50,331
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,951 (it was $23,153 in 2000)

West Point-Wilseyville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $253,791 (it was $157,800 in 2000)
West Point-Wilseyville:

$253,791
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $461,634; Detached houses: $478,249; Townhouses or other attached units: $376,181; In 2-unit structures: $228,718; In 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $169,715; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,170
West Point-Wilseyville races chart
  • White alone - 10,252 (90.5%)
  • Hispanic - 499 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 247 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 215 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 35 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.1%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in West Point-Wilseyville: 227.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 361.1 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in West Point-Wilseyville:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Point-Wilseyville CCD:

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

West Point-Wilseyville CCD:  0.9% ($1,380)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South El Dorado, CA (31.5 miles , pop. 78,296).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (57.9 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (313.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Dorrington, CA (2.0 miles ), Arnold, CA (2.3 miles ), Avery, CA (3.1 miles ), Rail Road Flat, CA (3.1 miles ), Mountain Ranch, CA (3.3 miles ), Forest Meadows, CA (3.4 miles ), West Point, CA (3.4 miles ), Pine Grove-Silver Lake, CA (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 38.33 N, Longitude: 120.33 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

West Point-Wilseyville household income distribution West Point-Wilseyville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in West Point-Wilseyville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West Point-Wilseyville, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

West Point-Wilseyville-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 794% 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 146.7 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 213.3 miles away from West Point-Wilseyville center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 241.9 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 122.6 miles away from the city 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 115.2 miles away from West Point-Wilseyville center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 239.3 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 Calaveras County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Point-Wilseyville:

  • Folsom Lake College (about 49 miles; Folsom, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,308)
  • Sierra College (about 58 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • University of the Pacific (about 59 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 59 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • American River College (about 60 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 60 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • Cosumnes River College (about 60 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,327)

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Notable locations in West Point-Wilseyville: Calaveras Ranger Station (A), Camp Wolfeboro (B), Kran (C), McClain (D), Barnett (E), Cooks Ranch (F), Camp Sugar Pine Girl Scout Camp (G), Toutch Mill (H), Cottage Springs Picnic Area (I), Candy Rock (J), Crescent Cove Picnic Area (K), Arnold California Division of Forestry Fire Station (L), Stanislaus River Campground (M), Sand Flat Campground (N), White Azalea Campground (O), Bailey Ridge Forest Service Station (P), Hells Kitchen Vista (Q), Buck Ranch (R), Dardanelles Overlook (S), Dorrington Forest Service Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Cedar Center Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Point-Wilseyville include: Big Trees Community Bible Church (A), First Baptist Church of West Point (B), Saint Claires Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lion Lake (A), Clark Reservoir (B), Tiger Creek Reservoir (C), Wilson Lake (D), Snowshoe Lake (E), White Pines Lake (F), Fly in Acres Reservoir (G), Pinebrook Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: North Fork Mokelumne River (A), Jack Nelson Creek (B), Jelmini Creek (C), Lightning Creek (D), Martel Creek (E), Cowell Creek (F), Swamp Creek (G), South Fork Mokelumne River (H), Middle Fork Mokelumne River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in West Point-Wilseyville include: Calaveras Big Trees State Park (1), Sandy Gulch Field Baseball Park (2), Sandy Gulch State Historic Landmark (3), West Point State Historic Landmark (4), White Pines Park (5), Leach Field (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calaveras 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 2012 was 106. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

106
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.98. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.98
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.4%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.6%
Whole state:

14.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.7%
Whole state:

6.3%
4 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

West Point-Wilseyville compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Wood (34%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Point-Wilseyville CCD (based on Calaveras County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 18.48%
Here: 18.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Church of Christ
Adherents46.8%16.2%10.4%4.5%4.3%
Congregations16.7%11.9%4.8%11.9%4.8%
NameEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents4.0%2.7%1.9%1.8%7.5%
Congregations4.8%7.1%9.5%2.4%26.2%
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: 11
Calaveras County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Calaveras County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Calaveras County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Calaveras County:

22.7%
California:

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

18.8%
State:

17.9%

6.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  1.09% ($46,376 average AGI)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.48% ($41,413)
from Tuolumne County, CA  0.47% ($35,203)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  1.21% ($50,932 average AGI)
to Amador County, CA  0.62% ($32,598)
to Tuolumne County, CA  0.48% ($33,105)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Point-Wilseyville:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Point-Wilseyville:

  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KCFA (106.1 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KCFA, 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)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • K294AW (106.7 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KCFA, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)

TV broadcast stations around West Point-Wilseyville:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)

West Point-Wilseyville on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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