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Lassen County

Population in 2010: 1,647. Population change since 2000: -17.6%
Males: 843  (51.2%)
Females: 804  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
California median age:  45.6 years

Zip codes: 96137.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $35,797 (it was $24,148 in 2000)
Westwood:

$35,797
California:

$57,287
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,674

Westwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $122,976 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Westwood:

$122,976
California:

$355,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $183,070; Detached houses: $192,965; Townhouses or other attached units: $326,843; In 2-unit structures: $159,668; Mobile homes: $36,386

Median gross rent in 2011: $929.

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  • White alone - 1,351 (91.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 45 (3.1%)
  • Hispanic - 38 (2.6%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 10 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Westwood: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (20.3%), Irish (15.5%), English (10.8%), Scottish (7.4%), Italian (5.6%), Greek (5.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 5.51 square miles.

Population density: 299 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Westwood:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 22.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westwood CDP:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

21 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.4%
California:  26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Westwood, California as of April 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Westwood to the number of sex offenders is 518 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $958 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $497 (0.4%)

Westwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chico, CA (58.9 miles , pop. 59,954).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (123.5 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (453.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Hamilton Branch, CA (2.3 miles ), East Shore, CA (2.4 miles) , Lake Almanor Peninsula, CA (2.6 miles ), Lake Almanor Country Club, CA (2.9 miles ), Canyondam, CA (3.2 miles) , Prattville, CA (3.2 miles) , Almanor, CA (3.3 miles) , Lake Almanor West, CA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 40.31 N, Longitude: 121.00 W

Area code: 530

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (8%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Westwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 284% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/1/1975 at 20:20:12, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/26/1998 at 19:49:53, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 14.5 mi) earthquake occurred 77.0 miles away from Westwood center
On 8/10/2001 at 20:19:26, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 09:53:30, a magnitude 5.3 (4.7 MB, 5.3 ML, 4.8 MW, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/1993 at 21:48:35, a magnitude 5.1 (4.8 MB, 4.8 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from Westwood center
On 11/5/1997 at 17:49:28, a magnitude 4.8 (4.4 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.4 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 Lassen County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Heather Locklear - (born 1961), actress, model, Carla Jimenez - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers near Westwood:

  • SENECA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; CHESTER, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Westwood, CA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westwood:

  • Butte College (about 57 miles; Oroville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,150)
  • California State University-Chico (about 61 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 15,160)
  • Shasta College (about 74 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 4,214)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 82 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 3,833)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 83 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 12,110)
  • Yuba College (about 87 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 3,283)
  • Sierra College (about 106 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 7,609)

Public high schools in Westwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Westwood:

See full list of schools located in Westwood, School District: WESTWOOD UNIFIED


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Notable locations in Westwood: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Lassen Modoc Unit Westwood (A), Westwood Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westwood include: Our Lady of Snows Catholic Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Calvary Chapel of Westwood (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Hotel Del Capri (10587 Wilshire Boulevard).

 
Lassen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 18.8%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.1%
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: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Westwood, CA

Westwood compared to California state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Westwood travel time to work - commute


Westwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (37%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Electricity (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Westwood (based on Lassen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 15.89%
Here15.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church
Adherents30.8%18.2%17.0%6.4%4.3%
Congregations9.4%12.5%12.5%12.5%3.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)New Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents3.6%3.2%2.8%2.7%10.9%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%37.5%
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: 10
Lassen County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lassen County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Lassen County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lassen County:

24.9%
California:

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

12.9%
State:

17.9%

8.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($42,364 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
California average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Washoe County, NV  0.48% ($27,769 average AGI)
from Plumas County, CA  0.45% ($26,806)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.42% ($30,382)


9.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,916 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.23%
California average:

6.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Washoe County, NV  1.20% ($34,392 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.54% ($26,773)
to Shasta County, CA  0.46% ($47,243)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westwood:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KSUE (1240 AM; 1 kW; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westwood:

  • 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)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KJDX (93.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRDG (105.3 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KLVB-FM (102.7 FM; RED BLUFF, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • K216CF (91.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLVC (88.3 FM; MAGALIA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KZAP (96.7 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF CHICO, INC.)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHSL-FM (103.5 FM; PARADISE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KCHO (91.7 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: UNIV. FOUNDATION/CA. ST. UNIV. CHICO)
  • KMXI (95.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKXS (96.1 FM; SHINGLETOWN, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Westwood:

  • K57AD (Channel 57; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K59AU (Channel 59; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K67BS (Channel 67; CHESTER, ETC., CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K63DP (Channel 63; CHESTER, CA; Owner: ALMANOR TV AND FM ASSOCIATION)
  • K54EE (Channel 54; WESTWOOD, ETC., CA; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF CHICO-REDDING, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Janel E Chapman, Sw1/4 Sec22, T28n, R8e Mdbm (Lat: 40.266167 Lon: -121.074972), Type: 45.1, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 5413125400, Jchapman@edgewireless.Com, 650 SW COLUMBIA, SUITE 7200
  • Janel E Chapman, Sw1/4 Sec22, T28n, R8e Mdbm (Lat: 40.266167 Lon: -121.074972), Type: 45.1, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 5413125400, Jchapman@edgewireless.Com, 650 SW COLUMBIA, SUITE 7200
  • DON HOUGHTON, Sw1/4 Sec22, T28n, R8e Mdbm (Lat: 40.266167 Lon: -121.074972), Type: 45.1, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS-A3
  • Peter M Connolly, Se 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 22, T-28-N, R-8-E (Lat: 40.266194 Lon: -121.074694), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100
  • Ronald Heron, Se 1/4 Sw 1/4 Section 22, T-28-N, R-8-E (Lat: 40.266194 Lon: -121.074694), Type: 51.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 2028625989, Peter.Connolly@hklaw.Com, 2099 PENNSYLVANIA AVE., NW, ST 100

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Westwood, CA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Westwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7438A , Serial Number: 29538, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): James C Smith, 1021 Timber Ridge Rd, Westwood, CA 96137
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85838 , Serial Number: 11AC-244, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1964
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew C Brucker, Po Box 532, Westwood, CA 96137


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Westwood


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Westwood on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Andrew John Calver (1)
  • Panagiotis D. Christofides (1)
  • Anthony Phills (1)
  • Leslie C. Hoffman (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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