Yreka, California

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Population in 2012: 7,679 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 3,674  (47.9%)
Females: 4,005  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 96097.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,500 (it was $27,398 in 2000)
Yreka:

$29,500
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,925 (it was $16,664 in 2000)

Yreka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,652 (it was $92,800 in 2000)
Yreka:

$172,652
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $236,740; Detached houses: $244,495; Townhouses or other attached units: $973,127; In 2-unit structures: $163,959; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $696,826; Mobile homes: $43,322

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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Yreka races chart
  • White alone - 5,766 (73.2%)
  • Hispanic - 840 (10.7%)
  • Two or more races - 630 (8.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 224 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 161 (2.0%)
  • Black alone - 115 (1.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 50 (0.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yreka: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.1%), English (9.6%), German (9.0%), United States (6.1%), Portuguese (3.6%), Italian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2625 feet

Land area: 9.98 square miles.

Population density: 770 people per square mile   (low).

Yreka,CA real estate house value index trend

Yreka, California map

For population 25 years and over in Yreka:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yreka city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

357 residents are foreign born (1.7% Asia).

This city:  4.5%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Yreka, California as of January 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Yreka to the number of sex offenders is 213 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,241 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $938 (0.5%)

Yreka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Medford, OR (43.4 miles , pop. 63,154).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (227.9 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (577.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Montague, CA (2.4 miles ), Grenada, CA (2.9 miles ), Hornbrook, CA (3.6 miles ), Fort Jones, CA (3.7 miles ), Hornbrook-Hilt, CA (3.8 miles ), Gazelle, CA (3.9 miles) , Greenview, CA (4.4 miles) , Edgewood, CA (4.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $185,200
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2006: 12 buildings, average cost: $218,400
  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $330,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $145,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.73 N, Longitude: 122.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,696 (+34.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,853 (77.8%)

Area code: 530

Yreka household income distribution Yreka home values distribution

Crime rates in Yreka by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000100001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.013.30.00.00.00.012.9
Rapes 333320552227
per 100,000 40.439.741.441.227.70.066.368.027.127.225.590.1
Robberies 433213444246
per 100,000 53.939.741.427.413.940.853.154.454.227.250.977.2
Assaults 223126402450443549503528
per 100,000 296.3410.2358.6548.9332.7679.3583.9475.7664.0680.7445.5360.5
Burglaries 292635423632654948694965
per 100,000 390.6344.0482.7576.4499.0434.7862.5665.9650.5939.4623.7836.8
Thefts 184194282213264189218161162176201220
per 100,000 2478.12566.83889.12923.03659.62567.62892.82188.12195.42396.22558.62832.1
Auto thefts 1721192023141412141878
per 100,000 229.0277.9262.0274.5318.8190.2185.8163.1189.7245.189.1103.0
Arson 290313230222
per 100,000 26.9119.10.041.213.940.826.540.80.027.225.525.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 242.1263.4314.1316.6287.4284.2386.7300.1306.1333.0266.4357.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Yreka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 20 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
California average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +298 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Yreka: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Yreka, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Yreka, California average temperatures Yreka, California average precipitation Yreka, California humidity Yreka, California wind speed Yreka, California snowfall Yreka, California sunshine Yreka, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Yreka-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 483% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 167.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from Yreka center, causing $524,000,000 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 96.2 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 121.0 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Yreka center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 152.2 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 Siskiyou County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yreka topographic map

Birthplace of: Erik Bennett - Baseball player, Matt Short - College basketball player (Oregon Ducks).

Hospitals and medical centers in Yreka:

  • FAIRCHILD MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 444 BRUCE STREET)
  • MADRONE HOSPICE, INC (255 COLLIER CIRCLE)
  • SISKIYOU HH SRVS (1833 S OREGON ST STE A)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yreka:

  • Southern Oregon University (about 32 miles; Ashland, OR; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 58 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Rogue Community College (about 62 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • Shasta College (about 78 miles; Redding, CA; FT enrollment: 5,645)
  • Humboldt State University (about 96 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)
  • College of the Redwoods (about 108 miles; Eureka, CA; FT enrollment: 4,410)
  • California State University-Chico (about 145 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)

Public high schools in Yreka:

Private high school in Yreka:

  • COVENANT CHAPEL BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 48; Location: 200 GREENHORN RD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Yreka:

Private elementary/middle school in Yreka:

  • YREKA SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 43; Location: 346 PAYNE LN; Grades: 1 - 9)
See full list of schools located in Yreka, map of school districts: YREKA UNION ELEMENTARY, YREKA UNION HIGH

Library in Yreka:

  • SISKIYOU COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,027,359; Location: 719 FOURTH ST.; 137,568 books; 3,172 audio materials; 5,011 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 236 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Yreka: P.P. and L. Radio Repeater Station (A), Klamath National Forest Supervisor Headquarters (B), Greenhorn School (C), Yreka City Hall (D), Siskiyou County Public Library (E), Siskiyou County Museum (F), Siskiyou County Law Library (G), Siskiyou County Courthouse (H), Northern Siskiyou Ambulance (I), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Yreka (J), Yreka Volunteer Fire Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Bottling Works Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Yreka include: Berean Fundamental Church (A), Bethel Assembly of God Church (B), Church of Christ (C), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Faith Center Foursquare Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Church of Christ Scientist (H), First Southern Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Greenhorn Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Yreka include: Discovery Park (1), Yreka Park (2), Newton Park (3), Ringe Park (4), Siskiyou County Fairgrounds (5), West Miner Street-Third Street Historic District (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bob's Bowl (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1601 South Oregon Street).

Hotels: Amerihost Inn (148 Moonlit Oaks Avenue), Ben-Ber Motel (1210 South Main Street), Bahia Luminosa Beach Resort Hotel (730 Duncan Drive).

Courts: Karuk Tribe Children's Court Casa (212 Lane Street), Siskiyou County - County Counsel- Superior Court- Family Law Branch- Courts- Municipal C (510 North Main Street), Siskiyou County - County Counsel- Superior Court- Yreka Branch- Courts- Municipal C (311 4th Street), Siskiyou County - County Counsel- Family Court Services (500 North Main Street), Siskiyou County - County Counsel- Court Reporter- Courts (322 West Center Street), Siskiyou County - County Counsel- Superior Court- Courts (311 4th Street), Karuk Tribe Children's Court (214 Lane Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 58.0. This is better than average.

City:

58.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.67. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.67
U.S.:

9.14

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

CEDAR CREEK MOBILEHOME PARK (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
MT. HEBRON WORK CENTER (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2006 and NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-28-2006)
OAK KNOLL WORK CENTER (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010)

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

  • JUANITA LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAWYER S BAR WORK CENTER (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TREE OF HEAVEN CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KANGAROO LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • INDIAN SCOTTY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.8%
(28.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.3% for Black residents, 32.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.7% for American Indian residents, 37.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 33.0% for other race residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.4%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Yreka in 2010:

  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Yreka in 2000:

  • 91 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 79 people in nursing homes
  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Yreka, California environmental map by EPA

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Yreka compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.

Banks with branches in Yreka (2011 data):

  • PremierWest Bank: Yreka Branch at 123 North Main Street, branch established on 1980/06/23. Info updated 2011/05/20: Bank assets: $1,264.9 mil, Deposits: $1,128.9 mil, headquarters in Medford, OR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Premierwest Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Yreka Branch at 220 West Center Street, branch established on 1886/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Yreka Branch at 200 South Broadway, branch established on 1927/02/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Scott Valley Bank: at 515 South Broadway, branch established on 1912/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $477.2 mil, Deposits: $392.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Learner Financial Corporation
  • Tri Counties Bank: Yreka Branch at 165 South Broadway, branch established on 1955/06/27. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,554.4 mil, Deposits: $2,191.2 mil, headquarters in Chico, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Trico Bancshares
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 825 So Main St Branch at 825 S. Main St., 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Yreka, California:

  • Thunderbird Lodge, 526 S Main St, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 842-4404
  • Motel 6, #286, 17855 Main St, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 842-4111
  • Klamath Motor Lodge, 1111 So Main St, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 842-2751
  • Baymont Inn, 148 Moonlit Oaks Ave, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 841-1300, Fax: (530) 841-0399
  • Comfort Inn, 1804 B Fort Jones Rd, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 842-1612, Fax: (530) 842-0822
  • Super 8 Motel, 136 Montague Rd, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 842-5781, Fax: (530) 841-1821
  • Holiday Inn Express Yreka- Shasta Area, 707 Montague Rd, Yreka, CA 96097 , Phone: (530) 842-1600, Fax: (530) 842-2700
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Yreka, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Yreka travel time to work - commute Yreka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Yreka city (based on Siskiyou County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.38%
Here: 32.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of VasiloupulisUnited Methodist Church
Adherents43.1%12.4%8.4%7.3%5.8%
Congregations16.0%8.0%6.7%5.3%8.0%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChurch of the NazareneEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents4.5%3.0%2.1%1.8%11.7%
Congregations10.7%4.0%4.0%1.3%36.0%
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: 21
Siskiyou County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Siskiyou County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
Siskiyou County:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Here:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Siskiyou County:

25.5%
California:

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

14.2%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,558$38,2321$434
Other Government Administration 6$34,479$68,9585$2,196
Judicial and Legal 1$4,196$50,3520$0
Police Protection - Officers 15$66,114$52,8910$0
Police - Other 5$17,960$43,1043$1,355
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,125
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,430
Streets and Highways 6$28,547$57,0940$0
Welfare 2$5,756$34,5368$4,353
Solid Waste Management 4$11,679$35,0370$0
Sewerage 5$19,222$46,1330$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,591$43,0921$1,594
Water Supply 7$22,527$38,6180$0
Other and Unallocable 4$14,322$42,9663$1,300
Totals for Government 59$237,951$48,39723$13,787

Yreka government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $139,000 ($18.10)
    Regular Highways: $123,000 ($16.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $61,000 ($7.94)
    Fire Protection: $60,000 ($7.81)
    General: $55,000 ($7.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,730,000 ($225.29)
    Regular Highways: $900,000 ($117.20)
    Financial Administration: $695,000 ($90.51)
    Water Utilities: $652,000 ($84.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $355,000 ($46.23)
    Health Services - Other: $340,000 ($44.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $286,000 ($37.24)
    Sewerage: $229,000 ($29.82)
    Fire Protection: $144,000 ($18.75)
    General - Other: $133,000 ($17.32)
    Central Staff Services: $130,000 ($16.93)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($1.04)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($0.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($6.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($5.60)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($3.39)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.82)
    Central Staff: $4,000 ($0.52)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,364,000 ($307.85)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($0.39)

Yreka government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $762,000 ($99.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $539,000 ($70.19)
    All Other: $178,000 ($23.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000 ($8.86)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $451,000 ($58.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $282,000 ($36.72)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $74,000 ($9.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $548,000 ($71.36)
    Interest Earnings: $385,000 ($50.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,174,000 ($152.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $421,000 ($54.82)
    Highways: $295,000 ($38.42)
    All Other: $250,000 ($32.56)
    Health & Hospitals: $143,000 ($18.62)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,733,000 ($225.68)
    Property: $580,000 ($75.53)
    Other Selective Sales: $394,000 ($51.31)
    NEC: $155,000 ($20.18)
    Public Utilities: $151,000 ($19.66)

Yreka government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $55,000 ($7.16)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $63,000 ($8.20)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $63,000 ($8.20)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($3.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $30,000 ($3.91)

Yreka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,468,000 ($1232.97)

6.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
California average:

5.75%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($165 average AGI)
Siskiyou County:

0.07%
California average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shasta County, CA  0.63% ($43,330 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.31% ($27,522)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.30% ($37,578)


7.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,343 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.78% ($37,129 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.59% ($53,705)
to Klamath County, OR  0.29% ($29,977)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yreka:

  • KSYC (1490 AM; 1 kW; YREKA, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRTA (610 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAJO (1270 AM; 10 kW; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: GRANTS PASS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMED (1440 AM; 5 kW; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKJX (960 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAGO (1150 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMJC (620 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yreka:

  • K204DM (88.5 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207BU (89.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KNYR (91.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: STATE OF OREGON/STATE BD/OREGON STAT)
  • KSYC-FM (103.9 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROACASTING, INC.)
  • K214BS (90.7 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • K265AI (100.9 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLDZ (103.5 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K216EC (91.1 FM; HAPPY CAMP, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKLJ (88.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRAT (97.7 FM; ALTAMONT, OR; Owner: GEORGE J. WADE)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KFEG (104.7 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: COVE ROAD PUBLISHING LLC)
  • KROG (96.9 FM; GRANTS PASS, OR; Owner: OPUS BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Yreka:

  • K53DY (Channel 53; YREKA, CA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K47DV (Channel 47; SOUTH YREKA, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K06GP (Channel 6; YREKA, CA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF OREGON, INC.)
  • K13LO (Channel 13; YREKA, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K35DE (Channel 35; YREKA, ETC., CA; Owner: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ED. TELE. ASSOC.)
  • K04HE (Channel 4; YREKA, ETC., CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA OREGON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K17BA (Channel 17; YREKA, ETC., CA; Owner: SODA MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Yreka, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 32
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 249
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 95
  • Fatalities: 267
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 653
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 51
See more detailed statistics of Yreka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 26
Total length: 76 meters (249ft)
Total average daily traffic: 152,826
Total average daily truck traffic: 30,324

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 20
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Yreka, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Yreka)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Yreka, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yreka)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Yreka)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 25 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Yreka

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yreka, CA
Most common first names in Yreka, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William8174.9 years
Mary7781.6 years
Robert7772.6 years
James7372.1 years
John7376.7 years
Charles6677.5 years
George6179.8 years
Ruth3983.6 years
Frank3877.4 years
Helen3682.3 years
Most common last names in Yreka, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4179.5 years
Johnson3071.0 years
Jones2679.7 years
Brown2579.5 years
Anderson2381.0 years
Williams2174.2 years
Taylor2179.1 years
Moore2071.6 years
Wilson1879.7 years
Davis1775.6 years
Businesses in Yreka, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Baymont Inn1Payless1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Carl\s Jr.1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx2Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Honda1U-Haul1
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular1
KFC1UPS6
Lane Furniture1Vans1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Walmart1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Motel 61

Yreka on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 (96097) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2015.

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