Willits, California

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Population in 2019: 4,890 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 
Males: 2,216  (45.3%)
Females: 2,674  (54.7%)
Median resident age:

38.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95490.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,429 (it was $26,283 in 2000)
Willits:

$35,429
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,323 (it was $16,642 in 2000)

Willits city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $287,371 (it was $123,800 in 2000)
Willits:

$287,371
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $293,109; detached houses: $339,299; mobile homes: $51,828

Median gross rent in 2019: $941.

March 2019 cost of living index in Willits: 99.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.3%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.2% for other race residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Willits, CA (2019)
    • 3,47870.7%White alone
    • 96019.5%Hispanic
    • 2936.0%Two or more races
    • 641.3%Black alone
    • 491.0%American Indian alone
    • 130.3%Asian alone

Races in Willits detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Willits, California as of August 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Willits is 131 to 1.


Crime rates in Willits by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.6)
1
(20.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.6)
4
(79.2)
1
(20.3)
1
(20.2)
3
(60.8)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
1
(20.8)
4
(82.4)
3
(61.8)
4
(82.1)
10
(205.1)
2
(40.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(97.8)
7
(138.6)
2
(40.7)
8
(161.3)
12
(243.4)
6
(121.3)
5
(101.7)
1
(20.7)
3
(62.3)
2
(41.2)
4
(82.4)
5
(102.7)
5
(102.6)
6
(121.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
26
(508.6)
32
(633.5)
19
(386.6)
16
(322.6)
26
(527.3)
23
(465.1)
27
(549.1)
28
(579.5)
29
(602.4)
60
(1,236)
59
(1,215)
48
(985.6)
6
(123.1)
8
(162.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(782.5)
44
(871.1)
25
(508.6)
29
(584.7)
30
(608.4)
27
(546.0)
19
(386.4)
6
(124.2)
8
(166.2)
15
(308.9)
10
(205.9)
11
(225.9)
15
(307.7)
28
(567.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(841.2)
38
(752.3)
67
(1,363)
46
(927.4)
62
(1,257)
64
(1,294)
42
(854.2)
35
(724.3)
31
(644.0)
34
(700.2)
22
(453.0)
25
(513.3)
32
(656.4)
51
(1,033)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(136.9)
10
(198.0)
16
(325.5)
17
(342.7)
20
(405.6)
9
(182.0)
10
(203.4)
20
(413.9)
11
(228.5)
15
(308.9)
22
(453.0)
25
(513.3)
25
(512.8)
13
(263.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(58.7)
N/A2
(40.7)
2
(40.3)
4
(81.1)
1
(20.2)
2
(40.7)
2
(41.4)
4
(83.1)
2
(41.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.5)
2
(40.5)
City-Data.com crime index246.1417.7262.7234.5352.5250.2217.8209.4211.5399.7385.9371.0308.3203.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Willits, CA

Crime rate in Willits detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
California average:

2.01
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Ancestries: American (11.6%), Irish (6.2%), Russian (2.7%), Norwegian (2.7%), German (2.4%), European (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1364 feet

Land area: 2.80 square miles.

Population density: 1,748 people per square mile   (low).

Willits, California map

291 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America).

This city:

6.0%
California:

26.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Willits city:

1.0% ($1,228)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (74.7 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (114.7 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (459.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Brooktrails, CA (1.8 miles ),
Soda Springs, CA (2.1 miles),
Redwood-Potter, CA (3.4 miles ),
Redwood Valley, CA (3.5 miles ),
Potter Valley, CA (3.7 miles ),
Calpella, CA (3.8 miles ),
Comptche, CA (4.0 miles),
Ukiah, CA (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.40 N, Longitude: 123.35 W

Willits nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Gateway to the Redwoods, Heart of Mendocino County, Solar Energy Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,691 (+34.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 960 (56.2%)

Area code: 707

Distribution of median household income in Willits, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Willits, CA in 2019
Willits satellite photo by USGS

Willits tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
California:

7.9%
Historical population in Willits, CA
Historical housing units in Willits, CA
Most common industries in Willits, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Wood products (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Wood products (13.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.2%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.6%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (9.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Willits, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)

Average climate in Willits, California

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Willits, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 91.0. This is worse than average.

City:

91.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.485. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.485
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 5.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.43
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Willits-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6215% 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 99.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 147.0 miles away from Willits 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 75.7 miles away from Willits 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 128.2 miles away from Willits center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 128.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/1/1994 at 15:15:53, a magnitude 7.1 (6.6 MB, 7.0 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from Willits 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 Mendocino County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Willits topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Willits:

  • FRANK R HOWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1 MADRONE STREET)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME CARE AND HOSPICE SVCS (100 SAN HEDRIN CIRCLE)
  • NORTHBROOK NURSING AND REHAB (64 NORTHBROOK WAY)

Airports and heliports located in Willits:

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Amtrak station:

WILLITS (COMMERCIAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willits:

  • Mendocino College (about 17 miles; Ukiah, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 74 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Sonoma State University (about 83 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • California State University-Chico (about 84 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 93 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Napa Valley College (about 98 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • Yuba College (about 99 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)

Public high schools in Willits:

  • WILLITS HIGH (Students: 354, Location: 299 N. MAIN ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • WILLITS CHARTER (Students: 94, Location: 1431 S. MAIN ST., Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • NEW HORIZONS (Students: 34, Location: 120 N. MAIN ST., Grades: KG-12)
  • SANHEDRIN HIGH (Students: 12, Location: 120 N. MAIN ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • LA VIDA CHARTER (Location: 16201 N. HIGHWAY 101, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Willits:

  • BLOSSER LANE ELEMENTARY (Students: 373, Location: 1275 BLOSSER LN., Grades: 3-5)
  • BAECHTEL GROVE MIDDLE (Students: 323, Location: 1150 MAGNOLIA ST., Grades: 6-8)
  • BROOKSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 99, Location: SPRUCE AND LINCOLN WAY, Grades: KG-2)
  • SHERWOOD (Students: 27, Location: 32600 SHERWOOD RD., Grades: KG-5)
  • WILLITS ELEMENTARY CHARTER (Location: 405 E. COMMERCIAL ST., Grades: KG-5, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle school in Willits:

  • WILLITS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 15, Location: 22751 BRAY RD, Grades: 2-7)
See full list of schools located in Willits

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Willits: Willits Senior Citizens Center (A), Willits Branch Mendocino County Library (B), Veterans Memorial Building (C), Mendocino County Museum (D), Little Lake Fire Protection District Station 2 (E), Little Lake Fire Protection District Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Willits include: First Assembly of God Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Anthonys Catholic Church (C), Willits United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Broaddus Creek (A), Haehl Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Willits include: Babcock Park (1), Highway Twenty Park (2), Willits City Park (3), Willits Rodeo Grounds (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Black Bart Casino (Amusement & Theme Parks; 100 Kawi Place).

Hotels: Best Western Willits Inn (1777 South Main Street), Baechtel Creek Inn & Day Spa (101 Gregory Lane), Baechtel Creek Inn (101 Gregory Lane), Brook Trails Loudge (24675 Birch Street).

Birthplace of: Kelvin Chapman - Retired baseball player.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Willits and their reported violations in the past:

WENTE SCOUT RESERVATION (Population served: 420, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-02-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-26-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • BROOKTRAILS TOWNSHIP CSD (Population served: 3,800, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • RIDGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


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

People in group quarters in Willits in 2010:

  • 42 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 37 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Willits in 2000:

  • 56 people in nursing homes
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Willits (2011 data):

  • North Valley Bank: Willits Branch at 255 South Main Street, branch established on 1958/12/02. Info updated 2006/08/03: Bank assets: $900.5 mil, Deposits: $767.5 mil, headquarters in Redding, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: North Valley Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 234 S Main St Branch at 234 S. Main St. #1, branch established on 1988/12/27. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Savings Bank of Mendocino County: Willits Branch at 145 South Main Street, branch established on 1904/04/11. Info updated 2011/11/07: Bank assets: $905.4 mil, Deposits: $755.8 mil, headquarters in Ukiah, CA, positive income, 11 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Willits:

Marital status in Willits, CA
  • Never married: 37.6%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

For population 25 years and over in Willits:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Willits
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Willits, CA (based on Mendocino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,08111
Other6,01429
Evangelical Protestant4,91254
Mainline Protestant2,73025
Orthodox--
None59,104-
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: 51
Here:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
This county:

13.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.4%
California:

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

19.5%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.6%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.4%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.6%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.3%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Willits:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.2%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
This city:

58.2%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willits, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$73,646$73,6460$0
Streets and Highways 7$36,388$62,3791$1,405
Police - Other 6$33,070$66,1401$3,620
Water Supply 4$23,263$69,7890$0
Financial Administration 4$23,723$71,1691$1,352
Other Government Administration 4$32,111$96,3330$0
Sewerage 4$23,377$70,1310$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,895$46,7400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,709$44,5081$175
Totals for Government 43$253,182$70,6554$6,552

Willits government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,163,000 ($851.33)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,382,000 ($487.12)
    Central Staff Services: $1,711,000 ($349.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,602,000 ($327.61)
    Sewerage: $1,579,000 ($322.90)
    Regular Highways: $911,000 ($186.30)
    Air Transportation: $164,000 ($33.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $116,000 ($23.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $116,000 ($23.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($16.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $18,000 ($3.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,293,000 ($264.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $468,000 ($95.71)
    Air Transportation: $4,000 ($0.82)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($5.32)

Willits government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,058,000 ($625.36)
    Air Transportation: $130,000 ($26.58)
    Other: $34,000 ($6.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($5.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $64,000 ($13.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $663,000 ($135.58)
    Fines and Forfeits: $146,000 ($29.86)
    Rents: $10,000 ($2.04)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,695,000 ($551.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $195,000 ($39.88)
    Highways: $119,000 ($24.34)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($0.61)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,452,000 ($501.43)
    Property: $801,000 ($163.80)
    Other Selective Sales: $292,000 ($59.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $214,000 ($43.76)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $150,000 ($30.67)
    Other License: $78,000 ($15.95)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $24,000 ($4.91)

Willits government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,064,000 ($8397.55)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,073,000 ($8194.89)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $991,000 ($202.66)

Willits government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,945,000 ($2238.24)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.80% ($59,313 average AGI)
from Lake County, CA  0.34% ($35,083)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($85,049)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.76% ($55,889 average AGI)
to Lake County, CA  0.41% ($37,985)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($37,817)
Businesses in Willits, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1McDonald's1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Circle K1Rite Aid1
Curves1Starbucks1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GNC1True Value1
Goodwill3U-Haul2
H&R Block1U.S. Cellular1
Jack In The Box1UPS4
La-Z-Boy1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Willits:

  • KLLK (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KPMO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION 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)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KUKI (1400 AM; 1 kW; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Willits:

  • K264AH (100.7 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUKI-FM (103.3 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KZYZ (91.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHKL (91.9 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KNTI (99.5 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KZYX (90.7 FM; PHILO, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KPRA (89.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRT (107.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, CA; Owner: POINT BROADCASTING)
  • K242AD (96.3 FM; BOONVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KHUM (104.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: LOST COAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVG (103.7 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMUD (91.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: REDWOOD COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • K201HL (88.1 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K235AM (94.9 FM; GARBERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Willits fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Willits fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 850ft / 259mTotal length
  • $43,455,000Total costs
  • 329,098Total average daily traffic
  • 14,459Total average daily truck traffic
  • 457,769Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Willits, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 232010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Willits, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Willits)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Willits, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 57 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 194 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Willits)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Willits)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 34. The highest number of fire incidents - 93 took place in 2013, and the least - 4 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Willits, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.5%), and Structure Fires (25.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Willits, CA
    • 31561.5%Outside Fires
    • 12825.0%Structure Fires
    • 509.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 193.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Willits, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Willits, California:

  • Best Western Willits Inn, 1777 S Main St, Willits, California 95490 , Phone: (707) 459-5800, Fax: (707) 459-9367
  • The Old West Inn, 1221 S Main St, Willits, California 95490 , Phone: (707) 459-4201, Fax: (707) 459-3009
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Willits, California
Most common first names in Willits, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert9071.7 years
John8375.7 years
William7571.7 years
James6269.5 years
Charles5773.2 years
Mary5480.2 years
George4674.4 years
Richard3667.0 years
Joseph3274.4 years
Donald3273.1 years
Most common last names in Willits, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4074.0 years
Johnson2178.1 years
Williams2074.4 years
Miller1874.2 years
Jones1874.8 years
Brown1777.3 years
Wilson1667.4 years
Walker1476.1 years
Lewis1273.2 years
Jackson1274.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Willits, CA
  • 68.6%Utility gas
  • 20.3%Electricity
  • 7.1%Wood
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Willits, CA
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 10.8%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.3%Wood


Willits compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 42 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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  • Aaron Greene (1)
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Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2022.