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Modoc County, California (CA)

County population in 2016: 9,172 (30% urban, 70% rural); it was 9,449 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,369
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,417
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,675
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,278 (it was 1,109 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

44%

Land area: 3944 sq. mi.

Water area: 259.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Modoc County: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (29.3%), Educational, health and social services (27.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (14.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 53%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 5%
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Races in Modoc County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.2%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (15.2%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  47.6 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 4,706  (51.3%)
Females: 4,466  (48.7%)
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Modoc County,CA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Modoc County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $43,748 ($27,522 in 1999)

This county:

$43,748
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $520 (lower quartile is $396, upper quartile is $663)
This county:

$520
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $168,694 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Modoc:

$168,694
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,141 - $242,090
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $975
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $360

Institutionalized population: 217

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 3
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $152,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $186,200
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $180,100
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: $1,398 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,095 (0.7%)

Modoc County household income distribution in 2013 Modoc County home values distribution in 2013 Modoc County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.3%
Modoc County:

15.3%
California:

14.3%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Black residents, 26.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.3% for American Indian residents, 112.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 43.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 47.6 years old
(Males: 47.1 years old, Females: 48.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.0 years old, Black residents: 38.8 years old, American Indian residents: 39.7 years old, Asian residents: 53.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.6 years old, Other race residents: 53.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Modoc County is $479 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $627 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $893 a month.

Cities in this county include: Alturas, Surprise Valley, Tule Lake, Adin-Lookout, California Pines, Cedarville, Newell, Canby, Adin, Daphnedale Park.

Modoc 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
96006Adin20
96101Alturas50
96104Cedarville52
96110Eagleville10
96112Fort Bidwell283
96116Likely11

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Neighboring counties: Kane County, Illinois , Lucas County, Ohio , Ulster County, New York , Will County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 192
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 577 (20.4% naturalized citizens)

Modoc County:

6.3%
Whole state:

27.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 332010 or later
  • 2082000 to 2009
  • 1041990 to 1999
  • 1541980 to 1989
  • 841970 to 1979
  • 138Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.9%

Modoc County marital status for males Modoc County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,491
  • One, attached: 63
  • Two: 28
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 50 or more: 12
  • Mobile homes: 501

Housing units in Modoc County with a mortgage: 1,365 (36 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,412

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Modoc County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6062
Other3633
Evangelical Protestant3508
Mainline Protestant1463
None8,221-
Modoc 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: 6
Modoc County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Modoc County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Modoc County:

8.3%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Modoc County:

22.4%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Modoc County:

Average size of farms: 1423 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $122,746
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $305.28
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.26%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $121,704
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.73%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 86.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $101,726
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.35
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.02%
All wheat for grain: 3763 harvested acres
Vegetables: 2,000 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Modoc County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 498% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 185.8 miles away from Modoc County center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 270.8 miles away from the 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 254.6 miles away from the 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 184.6 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 189.6 miles away from Modoc County center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 247.3 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 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 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 Storm, Winter Storm, Mud & Landslides, Flooding, Incident Period: January 05, 1993 to March 20, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-979: February 03, 1993, FEMA Id: 979, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, 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: February 16, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-283: February 16, 1970, FEMA Id: 283, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • California Heavy Rains & Flooding, Incident Period: December 24, 1964, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-183: December 24, 1964, FEMA Id: 183, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Modoc County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

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


  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (58%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Other South America (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Laos (4%)
  • Sweden (3%)
  • Cambodia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Modoc County


  • German (11%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Modoc County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,162 (67.7%)
  • Carpooled: 264 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 23 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 239 (7.5%)
  • Worked at home: 507 (15.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 152 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 140 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 24 people in halfway houses
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 126 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 116 people in state prisons
  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,601.

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,000 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.35% relocated from other counties in California ($16,133 average AGI)
2.90% relocated from other states ($16,867 average AGI)
Modoc County:

2.90%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.76% ($16,273 average AGI)


7.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,853 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.65%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.37% relocated to other counties in California ($12,924 average AGI)
4.28% relocated to other states ($20,924 average AGI)
Modoc County:

4.28%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.65% ($41,263 average AGI)
to Klamath County, OR  0.65% ($20,000)
to Washoe County, NV  0.44% ($36,692)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Births per 1000 population in Modoc County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Modoc County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Modoc County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Modoc County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Modoc County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Modoc County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Modoc County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Modoc County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Modoc County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,109 (1,678 aged, 431 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 150 (8%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (150)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (107)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (98)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (70)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (61)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (52)
  • Congestive heart failure (43)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (37)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (35)
  • Unspecified dementia (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,172
  • In family households: 6,794 (1,482 male householders, 710 female householders)
    1,860 spouses, 2,180 children (1,821 natural, 123 adopted, 235 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 74 parents, 109 other relatives, 133 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,859 (682 male householders (601 living alone)), 823 female householders (704 living alone)), 346 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 516

Size of family households: 1,271 2-persons, 310 3-persons, 301 4-persons, 198 5-persons, 92 6-persons, 33 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,306 1-person, 184 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

1,347 married couples with children.
296 single-parent households (96 men, 200 women).

87.6% of residents of Modoc speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (21% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $95,575,000 ($9,957 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,875,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $28,502,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,281,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,596,000
Federal grants: $17,525,000
Federal procurement contracts: $17,257,000 ($11,997,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $15,415,000 ($2,802,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $311,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,597,000
Federal Government insurance: $13,672,000

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

Births: 407
Here:

43 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 566
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +75
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +171
Here +18 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Modoc County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Modoc County, California Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 02014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 5982000 to 2009
  • 4571990 to 1999
  • 8911980 to 1989
  • 1,0291970 to 1979
  • 3651960 to 1969
  • 4221950 to 1959
  • 3231940 to 1949
  • 1,1271939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Modoc County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Modoc County, California Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1033 rooms
  • 6094 rooms
  • 6485 rooms
  • 6906 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 1728 rooms
  • 2499+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Modoc County, California Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 181 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 2394 rooms
  • 3025 rooms
  • 846 rooms
  • 817 rooms
  • 598 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Modoc County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Modoc County, California Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 971 bedroom
  • 7592 bedrooms
  • 1,4403 bedrooms
  • 3084 bedrooms
  • 1255+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Modoc County, California Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 18no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 4862 bedrooms
  • 2343 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Modoc County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Modoc County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 102no vehicle
  • 7111 vehicle
  • 1,0942 vehicles
  • 4703 vehicles
  • 2714 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Modoc County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Modoc County population
  • 31no vehicle
  • 4271 vehicle
  • 3212 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 514 vehicles
  • 155+ vehicles

90.1% of Modoc County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in California.

Modoc County:

90.1%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 5,185
  • Other state: 3,314
  • Northeast: 290
  • Midwest: 553
  • South: 359
  • West: 2,119
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Modoc County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.6%Wood
  • 17.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.4%Electricity
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 33.9%Wood
  • 33.5%Electricity
  • 21.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 172
Here:

18.3%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

7.4%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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

Modoc County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $1,525,000
    Regular Highways: $314,000
    Welfare - Other: $235,000
    Health - Other: $229,000
    Police Protection: $169,000
    Corrections - Other: $151,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $137,000
    Judicial & Legal: $70,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,419,000
    Own Hospitals: $7,939,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $7,314,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,807,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,706,000
    Welfare - Other: $2,457,000
    Police Protection: $1,572,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,366,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,073,000
    Financial Administration: $895,000
    General - Other: $886,000
    Central Staff Services: $871,000
    Solid Waste Management: $756,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $480,000
    Libraries: $304,000
    Parks & Recreation: $160,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $115,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $90,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,140,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $199,000
    General - Other: $107,000
    Welfare - Other: $45,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Corrections - Other: $33,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $26,000
    Financial Administration: $16,000
    Judicial: $14,000
    Central Staff: $12,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,010,000

Modoc County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,138,000
    All Other: $637,000
    Solid Waste Management: $606,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $47,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,644,000
    Education: $836,000
    General Support: $285,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,219,000
    Education: $290,000
    Health & Hospitals: $27,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $359,000
    Special Assessments: $341,000
    Interest Earnings: $337,000
    Rents: $21,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,307,000
    Education: $6,721,000
    Public Welfare: $5,356,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,848,000
    All Other: $2,196,000
    General Support: $1,782,000
    Housing & Community Development: $33,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,903,000
    Total General Sales: $171,000
    NEC: $92,000
    Public Utilities: $84,000
    Other Selective Sales: $22,000

Modoc County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,808,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 453
  • Number of aged recipients: 54
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 399
  • Number of recipients under 18: 30
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 314
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 109
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 224
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 249
Modoc County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Modoc County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Modoc County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4173.9 years
Mary3280.2 years
James3170.6 years
Robert2970.6 years
George2776.9 years
William2774.6 years
Charles2776.3 years
Dorothy2379.2 years
Helen1873.9 years
Richard1672.3 years
Most common last names in Modoc County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3374.6 years
Clark1483.7 years
Johnson1480.2 years
Miller1377.2 years
Nelson1383.6 years
Brown1276.2 years
Cantrall1283.6 years
Allen1171.2 years
Porter1176.6 years
Davis1073.7 years
Businesses in Modoc County, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Rite Aid1
Best Western1Super 81
Chevrolet1True Value2
FedEx2U.S. Cellular1
MasterBrand Cabinets2UPS1
Quiznos1Vans1
RadioShack1