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Modoc County, California (CA)

County population in 2019: 8,958 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Modoc County: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (56.9%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 30%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 68%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Modoc County, CA (2019)
    • 6,80172.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,31113.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3934.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1361.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1021.1%Asian alone
    • 790.8%Two or more races
    • 90.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.03%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

48.5 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Males: 4,652  (51.9%)
Females: 4,306  (48.1%)
Average household size:
Modoc County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,655 ($27,522 in 1999)
This county:

$48,655
California:

$80,440

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $553 (lower quartile is $459, upper quartile is $677)
This county:

$553
State:

$1486


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $158,279 (it was $72,900 in 2000)
Modoc:

$158,279
California:

$568,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,695 - $307,584
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,180
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $349

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:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $77,800
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2018: 6 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Modoc, CA residents
Average permit cost in Modoc, CA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,781 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,175 (0.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Modoc, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Modoc, CA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Modoc, CA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.5%
Modoc County:

16.5%
California:

11.8%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.8% for American Indian residents, 87.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 45.3% for other race residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 48.5 years old
(Males: 47.2 years old, Females: 50.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 54.5 years old, Black residents: 32.8 years old, American Indian residents: 28.4 years old, Asian residents: 74.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.7 years old, Other race residents: 45.8 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 November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
California:

7.9%

Unemployment by year in Modoc, CA
County total employment by year in Modoc, CA
County average yearly wages by year in Modoc, CA

Current college students: 192
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 666 (33.7% naturalized citizens)

Modoc County:

7.4%
Whole state:

26.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 722010 or later
  • 1462000 to 2009
  • 761990 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: 4,458
  • One, attached: 23
  • Two: 46
  • 3 or 4: 38
  • 5 to 9: 70
  • 10 to 19: 24
  • 20 to 49: 36
  • 50 or more: 11
  • Mobile homes: 582

Housing units in Modoc County with a mortgage: 1,195 (0 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,582

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

69.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Modoc County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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 significantly above California state average. It is 4309% 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4482, Natural disaster type: Other
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 13, 2019 - February 15, 2019, FEMA Id: 4431, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, Incident Period: February 1, 2017 - February 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4308, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, And Mudslides, Incident Period: January 18, 2017 - January 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4305, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, 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 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Modoc County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Winter Storms: 6, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Modoc

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,991 (71.9%)
  • Carpooled: 148 (5.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 22 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 13 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 167 (6.0%)
  • Worked at home: 444 (16.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Poland (9%)
  • Cambodia (7%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • France (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Modoc County


  • German (7%)
  • American (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Dutch (1%)

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 $48,996.

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.52% relocated from other counties in California ($35,710 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($10,813 average AGI)
Modoc County:

1.60%
California average:

1.72%

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  0.90% ($38,962 average AGI)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,031 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
California average:

5.21%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.84% relocated to other counties in California ($20,634 average AGI)
2.87% relocated to other states ($19,397 average AGI)
Modoc County:

2.87%
California average:

1.90%

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  0.80% ($36,957 average AGI)

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 2019: 12.0

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 2018: 9.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.0%
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 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (83)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (33)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (23)

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,958
  • Male householders: 2,283 (617 living alone), Female householders: 1,367 (674 living alone)
  • 1,684 spouses (1,638 opposite-sex spouses), 175 unmarried partners, (165 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,069 children (1,990 natural, 32 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 85 grandchildren, 104 brothers or sisters, 148 parents, 73 foster children, 112 other relatives, 384 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 483

Size of family households: 1,365 2-persons, 265 3-persons, 331 4-persons, 101 5-persons, 37 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,292 1-person, 199 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 16 4-persons.

1,069 married couples with children.
447 single-parent households (264 men, 183 women).

87.5% of residents of Modoc speak English at home.
11.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% 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 (45% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well, 49% don't speak English at all).

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:

5.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

3.9

Year house built in Modoc County, California
  • Year house built in Modoc County, California
  • 132014 or later
  • 82010 to 2013
  • 4632000 to 2009
  • 7311990 to 1999
  • 9991980 to 1989
  • 7001970 to 1979
  • 5111960 to 1969
  • 4901950 to 1959
  • 3511940 to 1949
  • 9911939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Modoc County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Modoc County, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Modoc County, California
  • 01 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 1633 rooms
  • 5394 rooms
  • 7225 rooms
  • 5786 rooms
  • 2367 rooms
  • 2738 rooms
  • 1899+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Modoc County, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Modoc County, California
  • 271 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 1113 rooms
  • 2404 rooms
  • 2355 rooms
  • 1906 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 158 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Modoc County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Modoc County, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Modoc County, California
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1881 bedroom
  • 9212 bedrooms
  • 1,3043 bedrooms
  • 2594 bedrooms
  • 565+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Modoc County, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Modoc County, California
  • 27no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 4232 bedrooms
  • 3143 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 255+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Modoc County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 79no vehicle
  • 9161 vehicle
  • 9232 vehicles
  • 6023 vehicles
  • 1004 vehicles
  • 995+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Modoc County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Modoc County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 57no vehicle
  • 4271 vehicle
  • 3352 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles

83.0% of Modoc County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in California.

Modoc County:

83.0%
State average:

87.1%

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

  • This state: 5,345
  • Other state: 2,876
  • Northeast: 289
  • Midwest: 502
  • South: 516
  • West: 1,585
Year householders moved into unit in Modoc County, CA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Modoc County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.7%Wood
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 13.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 32.8%Wood
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 18.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 121
Here:

15.6%
California:

8.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 66
Here:

15.0%
California:

8.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11
Here:

8.6%
California:

14.4%

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 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,686,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,070,000
    Other: $617,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $41,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,078,000
    Health - Other: $6,097,000
    Regular Highways: $4,639,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,315,000
    Police Protection: $2,436,000
    General - Other: $1,842,000
    Financial Administration: $1,341,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,256,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,060,000
    Solid Waste Management: $954,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $719,000
    Corrections - Other: $404,000
    Libraries: $245,000
    Water Utilities: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,300,000
    Education: $1,196,000
    Other: $1,037,000
    Natural Resources: $606,000
    Highways: $431,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $481,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,040,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $499,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $303,000
    Interest Earnings: $175,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $128,000
    Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $375,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $131,000
    Police Protection: $82,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    General Public Building: $24,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,199,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,228,000
    Other: $4,982,000
    Education: $4,968,000
    Highways: $3,284,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,657,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $280,000
    Other: $268,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $66,000
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,240,000

Modoc County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,686,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,070,000
    Other: $617,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $41,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,078,000
    Health - Other: $6,097,000
    Regular Highways: $4,639,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,315,000
    Police Protection: $2,436,000
    General - Other: $1,842,000
    Financial Administration: $1,341,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,256,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,060,000
    Solid Waste Management: $954,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $719,000
    Corrections - Other: $404,000
    Libraries: $245,000
    Water Utilities: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,300,000
    Education: $1,196,000
    Other: $1,037,000
    Natural Resources: $606,000
    Highways: $431,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $481,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,040,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $499,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $303,000
    Interest Earnings: $175,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $128,000
    Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $375,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $131,000
    Police Protection: $82,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    General Public Building: $24,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,199,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,228,000
    Other: $4,982,000
    Education: $4,968,000
    Highways: $3,284,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,657,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $280,000
    Other: $268,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $66,000
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,240,000

Modoc County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,686,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,070,000
    Other: $617,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $41,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,078,000
    Health - Other: $6,097,000
    Regular Highways: $4,639,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,315,000
    Police Protection: $2,436,000
    General - Other: $1,842,000
    Financial Administration: $1,341,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,256,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,060,000
    Solid Waste Management: $954,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $719,000
    Corrections - Other: $404,000
    Libraries: $245,000
    Water Utilities: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,300,000
    Education: $1,196,000
    Other: $1,037,000
    Natural Resources: $606,000
    Highways: $431,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $481,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,040,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $499,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $303,000
    Interest Earnings: $175,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $128,000
    Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $375,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $131,000
    Police Protection: $82,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    General Public Building: $24,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,199,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,228,000
    Other: $4,982,000
    Education: $4,968,000
    Highways: $3,284,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,657,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $280,000
    Other: $268,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $66,000
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,240,000

Modoc County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $1,686,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,070,000
    Other: $617,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $164,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $41,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $40,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,078,000
    Health - Other: $6,097,000
    Regular Highways: $4,639,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,315,000
    Police Protection: $2,436,000
    General - Other: $1,842,000
    Financial Administration: $1,341,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,256,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,106,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,060,000
    Solid Waste Management: $954,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $719,000
    Corrections - Other: $404,000
    Libraries: $245,000
    Water Utilities: $194,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $135,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,300,000
    Education: $1,196,000
    Other: $1,037,000
    Natural Resources: $606,000
    Highways: $431,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $481,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $104,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $27,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,040,000
    Health and Hospitals: $34,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $499,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $399,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $303,000
    Interest Earnings: $175,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $128,000
    Rents: $12,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $375,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $131,000
    Police Protection: $82,000
    General - Other: $52,000
    Health - Other: $27,000
    General Public Building: $24,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Corrections - Other: $7,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,199,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $243,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,617,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,228,000
    Other: $4,982,000
    Education: $4,968,000
    Highways: $3,284,000
    General Local Government Support: $135,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,657,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $280,000
    Other: $268,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $66,000
    Other Selective Sales: $57,000
    Other License: $46,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $44,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $32,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,240,000

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
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