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Calaveras County, California (CA)

County population in 2014: 44,624 (25% urban, 75% rural); it was 40,554 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,589
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,931
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,964
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,366 (it was 3,505 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

44%

Land area: 1020 sq. mi.

Water area: 16.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calaveras County: 93.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.5%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 54%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calaveras County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  49.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 22,344  (50.1%)
Females: 22,280  (49.9%)
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Calaveras County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Calaveras County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,692 ($41,022 in 1999)

This county:

$55692
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $827 (lower quartile is $685, upper quartile is $1,141)
This county:

$827
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $259,459 (it was $156,300 in 2000)
Calaveras:

$259,459
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $154,289 - $377,646
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,608
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $487

Institutionalized population: 377

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 17
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 106
  • Burglaries: 287
  • Thefts: 425
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 83
  • Burglaries: 294
  • Thefts: 449
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 542 buildings, average cost: $195,800
  • 2002: 520 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2003: 681 buildings, average cost: $237,200
  • 2004: 824 buildings, average cost: $254,000
  • 2005: 851 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2006: 497 buildings, average cost: $299,200
  • 2007: 262 buildings, average cost: $265,700
  • 2008: 126 buildings, average cost: $278,400
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $312,700
  • 2010: 45 buildings, average cost: $303,300
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $297,900
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $258,000
  • 2013: 43 buildings, average cost: $272,900
  • 2014: 70 buildings, average cost: $296,200

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: $2,184 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,087 (0.9%)

Calaveras County household income distribution in 2009 Calaveras County home values distribution Calaveras County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.8% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for American Indian residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
Calaveras County:

12.9%
California:

16.8%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.1% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for American Indian residents, 12.7% for other race residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 50 years old
(Males: 49 years old, Females: 51 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52 years old, Black residents: 57 years old, American Indian residents: 51 years old, Asian residents: 56 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 46 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calaveras County is $548 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $659 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $961 a month.

Cities in this county include: West Point-Wilseyville, Arnold, Rancho Calaveras, Angels, Angels City, San Andreas, Valley Springs, Copperopolis, Murphys, Mountain Ranch.

Calaveras 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
95221Altaville142
95222Angels Camp627
95223Arnold13356
95224Avery2115
95225Burson114
95226Campo Seco21
95228Copperopolis418
95232Glencoe64
95233Hathaway Pines2311
95245Mokelumne Hill6216
95246Mountain Ranch348
95247Murphys12636
95248Rail Road Flat95
95249San Andreas5612
95250Sheep Ranch41
95251Vallecito91
95252Valley Springs17344
95254Wallace156
95255West Point2913
95257Wilseyville22

2012 air pollution in Calaveras County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.0 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bent County, Colorado , Boyd County, Kentucky , Carroll County, Kentucky , Harrison County, Indiana , Rockingham County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,426
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,219 (60% naturalized citizens)

Calaveras County:

3.0%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 99
  • 1990 to 1994: 62
  • 1985 to 1989: 132
  • 1980 to 1984: 107
  • 1975 to 1979: 33
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1970 to 1974: 107
  • 1965 to 1969: 627

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.8%

Calaveras County marital status for males Calaveras County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 19,398
  • One, attached: 464
  • Two: 281
  • 3 or 4: 213
  • 5 to 9: 186
  • 10 to 19: 33
  • 20 or more: 135
  • Mobile homes: 2,055
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 181

Housing units in Calaveras County with a mortgage: 6,722 (718 second mortgage, 556 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,865

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calaveras County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,0525
Evangelical Protestant3,71740
Other1,6426
Mainline Protestant9728
Orthodox452
None14,150-
Calaveras 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: 11
Calaveras County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Calaveras County:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calaveras County:

7.5%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Calaveras County:

22.7%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.8%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Calaveras County:

Average size of farms: 453 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,308
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1300.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.04%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,609
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.23%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 66.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $24,551
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.54
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.81%
Vegetables: 26 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,536 acres

Earthquake activity:

Calaveras County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 796% 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 133.5 miles away from Calaveras County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 98.8 miles away from the county center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 229.7 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from Calaveras County center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 226.5 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 Winter Storms, Flooding, and Debris and Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 17, 2010 to February 6, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1884): March 8, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1884, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 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
  • CaliforniaPattison Fire, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to September 8, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 3, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2553, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • CaliforniaCalaveras Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 6, 2004 to August 12, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 7, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2540, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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
  • CaliforniaOld Gulch, Fountain Fires, Incident Period: August 16, 1992 to September 26, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-958): August 29, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-958, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Calaveras County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Fires: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 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 (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (26%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • United Kingdom (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • France (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)
  • Italy (3%)

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

  • German (16%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • Portuguese (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Calaveras County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,718 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 2,408 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 26 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 16 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 51 (0%)
  • Walked: 422 (3%)
  • Other means: 102 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,103 (7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 165 people in state prisons
  • 99 people in nursing homes
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 10 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 9 people in other types of correctional institutions

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

  • 98 people in state prisons
  • 94 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 74 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,233.

6.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.34% relocated from other counties in California ($38,678 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($7,946 average AGI)
Calaveras County:

1.30%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  1.09% ($46,376 average AGI)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.48% ($41,413)
from Tuolumne County, CA  0.47% ($35,203)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.46% ($44,681)
from Amador County, CA  0.39% ($36,393)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.32% ($53,640)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($49,100)


6.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,481 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.91%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.34% relocated to other counties in California ($33,636 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($9,845 average AGI)
Calaveras County:

1.57%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  1.21% ($50,932 average AGI)
to Amador County, CA  0.62% ($32,598)
to Tuolumne County, CA  0.48% ($33,105)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.41% ($43,062)
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.40% ($35,254)
to Alameda County, CA  0.34% ($43,648)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.26% ($51,050)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.7

Births per 1000 population in Calaveras County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Calaveras County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Calaveras County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calaveras County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calaveras County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,401 (8,018 aged, 1,383 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 995 (11%)

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 Calaveras County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (732)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (516)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (431)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (346)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (199)
  • Congestive heart failure (181)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (145)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (135)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (114)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (112)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 193.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 137.4
  • Other - 55.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,085
  • In family households: 37,834 (9,659 male householders, 3,380 female householders)
    10,630 spouses, 10,591 children (9,571 natural, 381 adopted, 639 stepchildren), 964 grandchildren, 307 brothers or sisters, 377 parents, 412 other relatives, 1,156 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,251 (2,946 male householders (2,237 living alone)), 2,901 female householders (2,430 living alone)), 1,404 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 493 (377 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,193 2-persons, 2,415 3-persons, 1,931 4-persons, 926 5-persons, 350 6-persons, 224 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,667 1-person, 1,026 2-persons, 104 3-persons, 37 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

6,095 married couples with children.
2,027 single-parent households (570 men, 1,457 women).

93.8% of residents of Calaveras County speak English at home.
4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $244,957,000 ($5332 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,057,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $136,366,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $59,977,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $72,000
Federal grants: $39,841,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,795,000 ($319,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,906,000 ($361,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,301,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,935,000
Federal Government insurance: $19,360,000

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

Births: 1,687
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,100
Here:

45 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +84
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,744
Here +144 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Calaveras County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.01 millions of gallons per day (4% from ground, 96% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 117
  • 2000 to 2004: 5,362
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,221
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,226
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,489
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,678
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,701
  • 1940 to 1949: 975
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,313
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calaveras County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 78
  • 2 rooms: 181
  • 3 rooms: 679
  • 4 rooms: 2,040
  • 5 rooms: 3,487
  • 6 rooms: 3,184
  • 7 rooms: 1,828
  • 8 rooms: 885
  • 9+ rooms: 602
  • 1 room: 120
  • 2 rooms: 274
  • 3 rooms: 574
  • 4 rooms: 932
  • 5 rooms: 876
  • 6 rooms: 439
  • 7 rooms: 187
  • 8 rooms: 83
  • 9+ rooms: 20
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calaveras County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 87
  • 1 bedroom: 628
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,929
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,852
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,245
  • 5+ bedrooms: 223
  • no bedroom: 151
  • 1 bedroom: 771
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,406
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,030
  • 4 bedrooms: 125
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Calaveras County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 612
  • 1 vehicle: 2,748
  • 2 vehicles: 5,673
  • 3 vehicles: 2,695
  • 4 vehicles: 793
  • 5+ vehicles: 443
  • no vehicle: 339
  • 1 vehicle: 1,554
  • 2 vehicles: 1,137
  • 3 vehicles: 366
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 55

55% of Calaveras County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 88% lived in California.

Calaveras County:

55.3%
State average:

52.5%

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

  • This state: 27265
  • Northeast: 1379
  • Midwest: 4342
  • South: 3010
  • West: 2961

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $166,300


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 Calaveras County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47.2%)
  • Wood (26.6%)
  • Electricity (13.8%)
  • Utility gas (8.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.4%)
  • Wood (27.5%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)
  • Utility gas (11.4%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

3.5%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 128
Here:

5.0%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 187
Here:

15.5%
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)

Calaveras County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $1,431,000
    General: $458,000
    Regular Highways: $404,000
    Police Protection: $243,000
    Corrections - Other: $132,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $79,000
    Central Staff Services: $70,000
    Health - Other: $58,000
    Welfare - Other: $54,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $48,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,616,000
    Welfare - Other: $5,910,000
    Police Protection: $5,651,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,595,000
    Health Services - Other: $5,588,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $5,428,000
    General - Other: $4,427,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,774,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,711,000
    Financial Administration: $2,132,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,110,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,065,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,017,000
    Fire Protection: $568,000
    Libraries: $544,000
    Transit Utilities: $509,000
    Air Transportation: $177,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $103,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $157,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $321,000
    General - Other: $136,000
    Corrections - Other: $25,000
    Judicial: $22,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $12,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000
    Health - Other: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,063,000

Calaveras County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $165,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,279,000
    All Other: $3,446,000
    Regular Highways: $43,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $39,000
    Parks & Recreation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $874,000
    Transit Utilities: $20,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $593,000
    Transit Utilities: $267,000
    All Other: $20,000
    Highways: $2,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,820,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,209,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $93,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $11,016,000
    All Other: $6,722,000
    Education: $4,972,000
    General Support: $4,715,000
    Highways: $3,548,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,828,000
    Transit Utilities: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,649,000
    NEC: $2,331,000
    Total General Sales: $1,910,000
    Public Utilities: $546,000
    Other Selective Sales: $293,000

Calaveras County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $805,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $905,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $790,000
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $304,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $323,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $278,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $15,000

Calaveras County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,811,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,061
  • Number of aged recipients: 120
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 941
  • Number of recipients under 18: 95
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 736
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 230
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 519
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 589
Calaveras County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Calaveras 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 Calaveras County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22774.3 years
William17475.6 years
Robert16571.8 years
James15672.2 years
Mary12979.3 years
Charles12273.4 years
George9976.6 years
Richard8768.6 years
Dorothy8079.4 years
Frank6975.1 years
Most common last names in Calaveras County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7876.2 years
Johnson4778.1 years
Brown4575.8 years
Anderson4477.4 years
Miller3879.8 years
Davis3771.9 years
Jones3471.1 years
Wilson3373.6 years
Williams2976.9 years
Thomas2778.8 years
Businesses in Calaveras County, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware3KFC1
Best Western1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King2Starbucks1
CVS2Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
DHL1True Value3
FedEx7U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS8
Jones New York2

Calaveras County on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"