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Amador County, California (CA)

County population in 2014: 36,742 (40% urban, 60% rural); it was 35,100 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,010
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,873
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,620
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,686 (it was 3,139 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

44%

Land area: 593 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 62 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amador County: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.1%), Educational, health and social services (16.0%), Retail trade (15.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 42%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Amador County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  48.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 20,014  (54.5%)
Females: 16,728  (45.5%)
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Amador County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Amador County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $51,124 ($42,280 in 1999)

This county:

$51124
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $893 (lower quartile is $702, upper quartile is $1,117)
This county:

$893
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $275,446 (it was $153,700 in 2000)
Amador:

$275,446
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $172,222 - $403,252
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,656
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $467

Institutionalized population: 4,438

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 49
  • Burglaries: 240
  • Thefts: 309
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 33
  • Burglaries: 229
  • Thefts: 365
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 159 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2009: 57 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2012: 110 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $347,700
  • 2014: 22 buildings, average cost: $223,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,322 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,765 (0.7%)

Amador County household income distribution in 2009 Amador County home values distribution Amador County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.9%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 23.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.2% for American Indian residents, 63.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.0%
Amador County:

16.0%
California:

16.8%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents, 24.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.2% for American Indian residents, 65.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 49 years old
(Males: 48 years old, Females: 52 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53 years old, Black residents: 44 years old, American Indian residents: 49 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 40 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amador County is $629 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $826 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1200 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pine Grove-Silver Lake, Ione, Jackson, Sutter Creek, Pine Grove, Red Corral, Pioneer, Plymouth, Camanche North Shore, Camanche Village.

Amador County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95601Amador City41
95629Fiddletown258
95640Ione11734
95642Jackson9023
95665Pine Grove10551
95666Pioneer15760
95669Plymouth4213
95675River Pines119
95685Sutter Creek10330
95689Volcano3614
95699Drytown10

2012 air pollution in Amador County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.029 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: District of Columbia, District of Columbia , Carter County, Kentucky , Fayette County, Kentucky , Lawrence County, Indiana , Perry County, Illinois , Owen County, Kentucky , Falls Church city, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,063
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,180 (62% naturalized citizens)

Amador County:

3.4%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 144
  • 1990 to 1994: 131
  • 1985 to 1989: 131
  • 1980 to 1984: 133
  • 1975 to 1979: 44
  • 1970 to 1974: 58
  • 1970 to 1974: 51
  • 1965 to 1969: 488

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.6%

Amador County marital status for males Amador County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,189
  • One, attached: 399
  • Two: 184
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 86
  • 10 to 19: 128
  • 20 or more: 362
  • Mobile homes: 1,295
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 190

Housing units in Amador County with a mortgage: 4,778 (701 second mortgage, 544 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,666

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Amador County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,8876
Evangelical Protestant3,28828
Other1,2166
Mainline Protestant7666
Orthodox1501
None28,784-
Amador County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Amador County:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Amador County:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Amador County:

8.7%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Amador County:

26.1%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Amador County:

Average size of farms: 430 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $47,079
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1916.84
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,935
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.30%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 77.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $22,537
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.10%
Land in orchards: 4,497 acres

Earthquake activity:

Amador County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 782% 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 127.7 miles away from Amador County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 223.6 miles away from the county 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 107.9 miles away from the county center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 255.5 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 142.6 miles away from Amador County center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • CaliforniaSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 29, 2006 to April 16, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1646): June 5, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1646, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 3, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1628): February 3, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3248): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • CaliforniaSevere Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 2, 1998 to April 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1203): February 9, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1203, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 1, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1155): January 4, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1046): March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 3, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1044): January 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1044, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 12, 1986 to March 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-758): February 21, 1986, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • CaliforniaDrought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3023): January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • CaliforniaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 26, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-253): January 26, 1969, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-253, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Amador County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (27%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • United Kingdom (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Japan (5%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Hong Kong (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Amador County (%):

  • German (15%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Portuguese (3%)

Amador County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,278 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,722 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 57 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 29 (0%)
  • Walked: 463 (3%)
  • Other means: 86 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 704 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Amador County, California in 2000:

  • 3,457 people in state prisons
  • 765 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 80 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 10 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

People in group quarters in Amador County, California in 2010:

  • 3,814 people in state prisons
  • 346 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 123 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 73 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 62 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,095.

5.73% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in California ($40,640 average AGI)
1.11% relocated from other states ($8,535 average AGI)
Amador County:

1.11%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sacramento County, CA  0.98% ($40,189 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.75% ($32,598)
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.52% ($48,687)
from El Dorado County, CA  0.46% ($47,950)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.22% ($83,793)
from Alameda County, CA  0.22% ($92,000)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.16% ($52,667)


5.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.26% relocated to other counties in California ($29,961 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($11,704 average AGI)
Amador County:

1.65%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sacramento County, CA  1.33% ($39,174 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.47% ($36,393)
to El Dorado County, CA  0.35% ($56,326)
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.27% ($32,457)
to Placer County, CA  0.22% ($60,931)
to Alameda County, CA  0.14% ($29,944)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.12% ($50,688)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2

Births per 1000 population in Amador County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Amador County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Amador County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Amador County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Amador County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,867 (6,822 aged, 1,045 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 652 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Amador County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (632)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (441)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (433)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (275)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (222)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (213)
  • Congestive heart failure (186)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (183)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (112)
  • Unspecified dementia (112)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 186.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 136.1
  • Other - 50.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,540
  • In family households: 27,757 (7,267 male householders, 2,526 female householders)
    7,863 spouses, 7,545 children (6,855 natural, 192 adopted, 498 stepchildren), 715 grandchildren, 212 brothers or sisters, 290 parents, 270 other relatives, 810 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,783 (2,177 male householders (1,688 living alone)), 2,599 female householders (2,215 living alone)), 1,007 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,551 (4,438 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,528 2-persons, 1,874 3-persons, 1,427 4-persons, 628 5-persons, 225 6-persons, 111 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,903 1-person, 775 2-persons, 68 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 6-persons.

4,573 married couples with children.
1,564 single-parent households (410 men, 1,154 women).

92.4% of residents of Amador County speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $208,393,000 ($5508 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,013,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $115,526,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $51,913,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $564,000
Federal grants: $32,372,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,427,000 ($598,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,591,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $840,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,858,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,522,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,411
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,062
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +87
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,977
Here +103 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Amador County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.81 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 107
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,783
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,085
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,441
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,654
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,764
  • 1950 to 1959: 759
  • 1940 to 1949: 760
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,832
Rooms in houses/apartments in Amador County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 32
  • 2 rooms: 204
  • 3 rooms: 450
  • 4 rooms: 1,307
  • 5 rooms: 2,814
  • 6 rooms: 2,650
  • 7 rooms: 1,134
  • 8 rooms: 592
  • 9+ rooms: 437
  • 1 room: 89
  • 2 rooms: 291
  • 3 rooms: 550
  • 4 rooms: 669
  • 5 rooms: 820
  • 6 rooms: 478
  • 7 rooms: 131
  • 8 rooms: 54
  • 9+ rooms: 57
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Amador County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 81
  • 1 bedroom: 435
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,306
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,881
  • 4 bedrooms: 786
  • 5+ bedrooms: 131
  • no bedroom: 150
  • 1 bedroom: 662
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,241
  • 3 bedrooms: 967
  • 4 bedrooms: 97
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Amador County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 320
  • 1 vehicle: 2,311
  • 2 vehicles: 4,116
  • 3 vehicles: 2,111
  • 4 vehicles: 572
  • 5+ vehicles: 190
  • no vehicle: 418
  • 1 vehicle: 1,320
  • 2 vehicles: 957
  • 3 vehicles: 323
  • 4 vehicles: 90
  • 5+ vehicles: 31

54% of Amador County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in California.

Amador County:

53.8%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 23535
  • Northeast: 1185
  • Midwest: 3212
  • South: 2733
  • West: 3049

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $141,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Amador County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.8%)
  • Wood (26.2%)
  • Utility gas (21.5%)
  • Electricity (14.6%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Electricity (32.4%)
  • Utility gas (31.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.1%)
  • Wood (16.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 248
Here:

7.3%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 230
Here:

7.9%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 207
Here:

23.1%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Amador County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $804,000
    Air Transportation: $405,000
    Regular Highways: $291,000
    Corrections - Other: $233,000
    Police Protection: $172,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $129,000
    Judicial & Legal: $106,000
    Financial Administration: $100,000
    Health - Other: $84,000
    Welfare - Other: $60,000
    Fire Protection: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,576,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,309,000
    Police Protection: $5,244,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,558,000
    General - Other: $4,466,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,421,000
    Regular Highways: $3,392,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,962,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,789,000
    Financial Administration: $1,670,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $970,000
    Fire Protection: $935,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $819,000
    Libraries: $632,000
    Parks & Recreation: $165,000
    Air Transportation: $117,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $107,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $27,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $51,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $719,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $238,000
    Judicial: $52,000
    General - Other: $49,000
    Corrections - Other: $27,000
    Health - Other: $23,000
    Libraries: $20,000
    Central Staff: $19,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $7,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $3,000
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $21,266,000

Amador County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $131,000
  • Charges - All Other: $2,897,000
    Solid Waste Management: $949,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $304,000
    Regular Highways: $123,000
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,925,000
    General Support: $15,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,197,000
    All Other: $281,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,692,000
    Interest Earnings: $915,000
    Rents: $64,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,901,000
    All Other: $4,627,000
    General Support: $4,082,000
    Health & Hospitals: $4,032,000
    Education: $3,029,000
    Highways: $2,119,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,962,000
    Total General Sales: $1,982,000
    NEC: $580,000
    Public Utilities: $306,000
    Other Selective Sales: $101,000

Amador County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $850,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $814,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $36,000

Amador County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,628,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 619
  • Number of aged recipients: 75
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 544
  • Number of recipients under 18: 38
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 446
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 135
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 326
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 348
Amador County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Amador County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Amador County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15976.1 years
William12875.7 years
Mary11582.9 years
Robert11374.2 years
James9872.9 years
George8578.0 years
Charles7075.9 years
Dorothy6180.7 years
Frank5777.1 years
Joseph5378.0 years
Most common last names in Amador County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4873.7 years
Johnson4077.4 years
Williams3875.5 years
Anderson2979.3 years
Miller2877.3 years
Jones2673.4 years
Davis2483.9 years
Taylor2379.3 years
Martin2278.6 years
Brown2279.2 years
Businesses in Amador County, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike1
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Quiznos1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SAS Shoes1
Curves2Sears1
Days Inn1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks2
FedEx5Taco Bell1
GameStop1True Value1
H&R Block3U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Jamba Juice1Vans3
KFC1Vons1
Kmart1Walgreens1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1