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Amador County, California (CA)

County population in 2016: 37,532 (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: 63 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amador County: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (24.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Amador County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 20,138  (53.7%)
Females: 17,394  (46.3%)
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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 2016: $60,569 ($42,280 in 1999)

This county:

$60,569
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $966 (lower quartile is $729, upper quartile is $1,222)
This county:

$966
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $310,206 (it was $153,700 in 2000)
Amador:

$310,206
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $206,218 - $419,970
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,671
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $513

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
Amador County, CA map from a distance

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 permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,443 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,969 (0.7%)

Amador County household income distribution in 2013 Amador County home values distribution in 2013 Amador County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
Amador County:

10.1%
California:

14.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.5% for American Indian residents, 10.5% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 50.9 years old
(Males: 48.7 years old, Females: 53.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.2 years old, Black residents: 44.5 years old, American Indian residents: 55.5 years old, Asian residents: 40.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.4 years old, Other race residents: 40.5 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: 88.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,305 (55.3% naturalized citizens)

Amador County:

6.1%
Whole state:

27.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 1692010 or later
  • 4182000 to 2009
  • 2551990 to 1999
  • 2641980 to 1989
  • 1021970 to 1979
  • 539Before 1970

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: 15,265
  • One, attached: 513
  • Two: 210
  • 3 or 4: 281
  • 5 to 9: 317
  • 10 to 19: 175
  • 20 to 49: 248
  • 50 or more: 94
  • Mobile homes: 1,145
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Amador County with a mortgage: 6,230 (153 second mortgage, 657 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,651

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Amador County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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:

  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 29, 2006 to April 16, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1646: June 05, 2006, FEMA Id: 1646, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 03, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1628: February 03, 2006, FEMA Id: 1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Severe Winter Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: February 02, 1998 to April 30, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1203: February 09, 1998, FEMA Id: 1203, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Severe 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: 1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 03, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1044: January 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1044, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 12, 1986 to March 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-758: February 21, 1986, FEMA Id: 758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3023: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 26, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-253: January 26, 1969, FEMA Id: 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 (13).
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 in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (42%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Cambodia (3%)
  • Norway (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Amador County


  • German (9%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Amador County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,402 (81.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,156 (9.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 42 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 84 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 17 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 349 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 773 (6.0%)
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Amador County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Amador County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Amador County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Amador County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in 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: 37,532
  • In family households: 27,984 (5,128 male householders, 4,616 female householders)
    7,907 spouses, 7,527 children (7,073 natural, 147 adopted, 305 stepchildren), 768 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 424 parents, 339 other relatives, 1,055 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,523 (2,226 male householders (1,823 living alone)), 2,431 female householders (2,176 living alone)), 840 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,969

Size of family households: 5,650 2-persons, 1,583 3-persons, 1,558 4-persons, 653 5-persons, 218 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,000 1-person, 559 2-persons, 83 3-persons.

3,354 married couples with children.
1,504 single-parent households (667 men, 837 women).

88.4% of residents of Amador speak English at home.
7.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $208,393,000 ($5,508 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:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Amador County, California Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 3422010 to 2013
  • 2,8462000 to 2009
  • 2,8411990 to 1999
  • 3,2471980 to 1989
  • 3,9661970 to 1979
  • 1,8461960 to 1969
  • 9141950 to 1959
  • 4981940 to 1949
  • 1,7551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Amador County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Amador County, California Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 271 room
  • 162 rooms
  • 3063 rooms
  • 1,2244 rooms
  • 2,9425 rooms
  • 2,5656 rooms
  • 1,5717 rooms
  • 1,1368 rooms
  • 9969+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amador County, California Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 1121 room
  • 2312 rooms
  • 3573 rooms
  • 7534 rooms
  • 8105 rooms
  • 7516 rooms
  • 3807 rooms
  • 678 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Amador County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Amador County, California Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 33no bedroom
  • 2811 bedroom
  • 2,5052 bedrooms
  • 6,2113 bedrooms
  • 1,4064 bedrooms
  • 3065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amador County, California Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 117no bedroom
  • 5331 bedroom
  • 1,2142 bedrooms
  • 1,3893 bedrooms
  • 2494 bedrooms
  • 315+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Amador County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Amador County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 255no vehicle
  • 2,4901 vehicle
  • 4,1992 vehicles
  • 2,3973 vehicles
  • 9044 vehicles
  • 5755+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Amador County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Amador County population
  • 262no vehicle
  • 1,4111 vehicle
  • 1,3842 vehicles
  • 3433 vehicles
  • 904 vehicles
  • 725+ vehicles

84.4% of Amador County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in California.

Amador County:

84.4%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 25,961
  • Other state: 8,924
  • Northeast: 1,515
  • Midwest: 2,850
  • South: 2,088
  • West: 2,465
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Amador County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 35.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 19.6%Wood
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Solar energy
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 35.0%Electricity
  • 32.3%Utility gas
  • 16.6%Wood
  • 11.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 74
Here:

2.8%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 31
Here:

1.7%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 379
Here:

26.5%
California:

15.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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
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Amador County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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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