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Colusa County, California (CA)

County population in 2015: 21,857 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 18,804 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,956
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,362
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,857
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,738 (it was 2,240 in 2000)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

44%

Land area: 1151 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Colusa County: 86.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (34.5%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 39%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Colusa County, California:

  • Hispanic or Latino (58.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (36.4%)
  • Asian alone (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 11,364  (52.0%)
Females: 10,493  (48.0%)

Colusa County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Colusa County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,164 ($35,062 in 1999)

This county:

$57,164
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $776 (lower quartile is $570, upper quartile is $1,066)
This county:

$776
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $266,478 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
Colusa:

$266,478
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $184,523 - $317,764
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,460
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

Institutionalized population: 190

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 110
  • Thefts: 169
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 151
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $396,000
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $279,700
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $225,900
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $263,400
  • 2011: 14 buildings, average cost: $203,500
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $220,200
  • 2013: 49 buildings, average cost: $257,700
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $219,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,835 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,398 (0.5%)

Colusa County household income distribution in 2009 Colusa County home values distribution Colusa County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
Colusa County:

13.2%
California:

14.3%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.2% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 21.1% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 34.6 years old
(Males: 33.7 years old, Females: 35.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.7 years old, Black residents: 63.0 years old, American Indian residents: 33.9 years old, Asian residents: 35.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.6 years old, Other race residents: 31.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Colusa County is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $653 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $843 a month.

Cities in this county include: Central Colusa, East Colusa, Colusa, Williams, Arbuckle, Maxwell, West Colusa, Grimes, Princeton, College City.

Colusa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95987Williams11

2012 air pollution in Colusa County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.026 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Barbour County, West Virginia , Berkeley County, West Virginia , Arapahoe County, Colorado , Brown County, Indiana , Callaway County, Missouri , Prince William County, Virginia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 722
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,390 (38.1% naturalized citizens)

Colusa County:

24.7%
Whole state:

27.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 371
  • 2000 to 2009: 933
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,760
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,707
  • 1970 to 1979: 809
  • Before 1970: 466
Note: State values scaled to Colusa County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.3%

Colusa County marital status for males Colusa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,096
  • One, attached: 381
  • Two: 122
  • 3 or 4: 279
  • 5 to 9: 243
  • 10 to 19: 140
  • 20 to 49: 84
  • 50 or more: 115
  • Mobile homes: 512
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Colusa County with a mortgage: 2,611 (86 second mortgage, 235 home equity loan, 52 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,786

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Colusa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic9,1706
Evangelical Protestant1,10613
Mainline Protestant7448
Other3792
None10,020-
Colusa 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: 9
Colusa County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

2.36 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Colusa County:

4.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 13
This county:

6.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Colusa County:

7.8%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Colusa County:

24.2%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Colusa County:

Average size of farms: 591 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $293,966
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $794.30
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $282,249
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 93.90%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $175,235
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.49
Corn for grain: 3681 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 26236 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11991 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24,310 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37,566 acres

Earthquake activity:

Colusa County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 709% 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 94.1 miles away from Colusa County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 208.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 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 145.2 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 263.2 miles away from Colusa County center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 174.8 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, 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 Freeze, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 03, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-894: February 11, 1991, FEMA Id: 894, Natural disaster type: Freeze
  • 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 COASTAL STORMS, FLOODS, SLIDES, TORNADOES, Incident Period: January 21, 1983 to March 30, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-677: February 09, 1983, FEMA Id: 677, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • California Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3023: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Colusa County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (86%)
  • India (2%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Colombia (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Azores Islands (1%)

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

  • German (4%)
  • American (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Portuguese (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Colusa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,339 (77.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,356 (14.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 26 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 61 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 47 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 204 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 483 (5.1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 159 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 112 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 53 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 45 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,833.

4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,997 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.64% relocated from other counties in California ($27,902 average AGI)
0.56% relocated from other states ($4,092 average AGI)
Colusa County:

0.56%
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  0.51% ($28,421 average AGI)
from Yolo County, CA  0.51% ($33,947)
from Sutter County, CA  0.48% ($36,000)
from Glenn County, CA  0.33% ($31,320)
from Butte County, CA  0.29% ($30,909)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($18,313)
from Yuba County, CA  0.17% ($36,077)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.38% relocated to other counties in California ($32,874 average AGI)
1.04% relocated to other states ($6,024 average AGI)
Colusa County:

1.04%
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  0.75% ($33,842 average AGI)
to Sutter County, CA  0.68% ($32,231)
to Yolo County, CA  0.59% ($61,156)
to Solano County, CA  0.33% ($44,360)
to Butte County, CA  0.32% ($44,625)
to Glenn County, CA  0.29% ($35,727)
to Placer County, CA  0.13% ($42,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.5

Births per 1000 population in Colusa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Colusa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Colusa County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Colusa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Colusa County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,796 (2,292 aged, 504 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,111 (18%)

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 Colusa County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (201)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (146)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (118)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (99)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (75)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (59)
  • Unspecified dementia (58)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (43)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (35)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,857
  • In family households: 19,651 (2,953 male householders, 2,515 female householders)
    4,081 spouses, 7,498 children (7,146 natural, 120 adopted, 232 stepchildren), 554 grandchildren, 333 brothers or sisters, 411 parents, 762 other relatives, 522 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,969 (889 male householders (717 living alone)), 730 female householders (652 living alone)), 341 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 230

Size of family households: 2,172 2-persons, 1,163 3-persons, 969 4-persons, 649 5-persons, 341 6-persons, 173 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,371 1-person, 211 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 9 4-persons.

3,669 married couples with children.
1,583 single-parent households (742 men, 841 women).

52.4% of residents of Colusa speak English at home.
45.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $139,489,000 ($6,858 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $-9,315,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $42,603,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,549,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $53,898,000
Federal grants: $24,153,000
Federal procurement contracts: $-9,097,000 ($-10,296,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,383,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $722,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,302,000
Federal Government insurance: $198,493,000

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

Births: 1,721
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 739
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,074
Here:

+51 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +305
Here +14 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Colusa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.22 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 75
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,310
  • 1990 to 1999: 988
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,082
  • 1970 to 1979: 968
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,032
  • 1950 to 1959: 849
  • 1940 to 1949: 577
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,049
Note: State values scaled to Colusa population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Colusa County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Colusa County population
  • 1 room: 39
  • 2 rooms: 48
  • 3 rooms: 159
  • 4 rooms: 338
  • 5 rooms: 1,094
  • 6 rooms: 1,086
  • 7 rooms: 716
  • 8 rooms: 534
  • 9+ rooms: 328
  • 1 room: 115
  • 2 rooms: 96
  • 3 rooms: 423
  • 4 rooms: 555
  • 5 rooms: 719
  • 6 rooms: 405
  • 7 rooms: 270
  • 8 rooms: 83
  • 9+ rooms: 40
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colusa County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Colusa County population
  • no bedroom: 41
  • 1 bedroom: 159
  • 2 bedrooms: 772
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,372
  • 4 bedrooms: 888
  • 5+ bedrooms: 100
  • no bedroom: 130
  • 1 bedroom: 337
  • 2 bedrooms: 985
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,059
  • 4 bedrooms: 197
  • 5+ bedrooms: 18
Cars and other vehicles available in Colusa County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Colusa County population
  • no vehicle: 113
  • 1 vehicle: 768
  • 2 vehicles: 1,634
  • 3 vehicles: 1,171
  • 4 vehicles: 439
  • 5+ vehicles: 265
  • no vehicle: 249
  • 1 vehicle: 937
  • 2 vehicles: 1,029
  • 3 vehicles: 414
  • 4 vehicles: 113
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

87% of Colusa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 227% lived in California.

Colusa County:

87.0%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 14,133
  • Other state: 2,149
  • Northeast: 307
  • Midwest: 574
  • South: 626
  • West: 640

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colusa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (56.9%)
  • Electricity (22.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.4%)
  • Wood (6.8%)
  • Solar energy (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (46.8%)
  • Electricity (37.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.1%)
  • Wood (4.4%)
  • No fuel used (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 137
Here:

5.1%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 18
Here:

1.4%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 148
Here:

14.5%
California:

15.5%

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)

Colusa County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $163,000
    Judicial & Legal: $80,000
    Welfare - Other: $67,000
    General: $60,000
    Regular Highways: $57,000
    Police Protection: $55,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $35,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $10,121,000
    Regular Highways: $4,424,000
    Health Services - Other: $4,387,000
    Police Protection: $3,258,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,083,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,772,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,720,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,406,000
    General - Other: $2,325,000
    Financial Administration: $1,414,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,026,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,020,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $891,000
    Libraries: $606,000
    Transit Utilities: $591,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $545,000
    Air Transportation: $90,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $59,000
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $403,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $595,000
    Health - Other: $113,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $41,000
    Financial Administration: $34,000
    General - Other: $34,000
    Judicial: $26,000
    Central Staff: $24,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $15,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Libraries: $7,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Police Protection: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $17,917,000

Colusa County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $194,000
  • Charges - All Other: $1,356,000
    Solid Waste Management: $844,000
    Regular Highways: $42,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $39,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $1,687,000
    All Other: $1,213,000
    General Support: $205,000
    Transit Utilities: $24,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $887,000
    Transit Utilities: $421,000
    All Other: $31,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,949,000
    Interest Earnings: $302,000
    Rents: $31,000
    Property Sale Other: $18,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $97,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $7,809,000
    Public Welfare: $5,095,000
    All Other: $4,710,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,672,000
    General Support: $3,592,000
    Highways: $1,738,000
    Transit Utilities: $8,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,028,000
    Total General Sales: $654,000
    Public Utilities: $399,000
    NEC: $250,000

Colusa County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $111,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $102,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $9,000

Colusa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,614,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $79,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 603
  • Number of aged recipients: 179
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 424
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 294
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 268
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 397
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 276
Colusa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Colusa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Colusa County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9173.8 years
William7274.0 years
Robert6368.9 years
James6170.7 years
Mary5579.1 years
Charles5475.1 years
Frank4679.3 years
George4174.5 years
Helen3880.8 years
Richard3367.4 years
Most common last names in Colusa County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3476.4 years
Miller2770.0 years
Davis2477.9 years
Johnson2377.2 years
Brown2178.5 years
Myers1979.7 years
Wright1571.5 years
Baker1575.1 years
Clark1580.0 years
Griffin1381.6 years
Businesses in Colusa County, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2Jones New York1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King2Quality1
Carl\s Jr.1Ramada1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Subway2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1
GNC1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS5