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Trinity County, California (CA)

County population in 2016: 13,383 (all rural); it was 13,022 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,153
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,131
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,981
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,799 (it was 1,606 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

44%

Land area: 3179 sq. mi.

Water area: 28.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 4 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Trinity County: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (66.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 12%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 53%
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Races in Trinity County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (82.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  51.2 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 6,853  (51.2%)
Females: 6,530  (48.8%)
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Trinity County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Trinity County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,457 ($27,711 in 1999)

This county:

$37,457
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $683 (lower quartile is $494, upper quartile is $876)
This county:

$683
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $315,106 (it was $103,300 in 2000)
Trinity:

$315,106
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $198,221 - $427,511
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,432
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $364

Institutionalized population: 168

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 86
  • Thefts: 35
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 48
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 48
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 34 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2002: 41 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2004: 78 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $192,600
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $255,200
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $161,000
  • 2011: 25 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2013: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $181,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,857 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,363 (0.4%)

Trinity County household income distribution in 2009 Trinity County home values distribution Trinity County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.2%
Trinity County:

18.2%
California:

14.3%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 3.2% for other race residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 51.2 years old
(Males: 50.9 years old, Females: 51.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.6 years old, Black residents: 38.3 years old, American Indian residents: 54.3 years old, Asian residents: 18.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 39.5 years old, Other race residents: 43.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Trinity County is $463 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $608 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $834 a month.

Cities in this county include: Weaverville, Hayfork, Lower Trinity, Lewiston, Mad River, Douglas City, Junction City, Trinity Village, Burnt Ranch, Trinity Center.

Trinity 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
95563Salyer20
95595Zenia10
96010Big Bar10
96041Hayfork30
96052Lewiston20
96091Trinity Center20
96093Weaverville20

2012 air pollution in Trinity County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Newport County, Rhode Island , DeKalb County, Indiana , Mahoning County, Ohio , Mercer County, Illinois , Wells County, Indiana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 441
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 656 (33.6% naturalized citizens)

Trinity County:

4.9%
Whole state:

27.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 20
  • 2000 to 2009: 36
  • 1990 to 1999: 105
  • 1980 to 1989: 11
  • 1970 to 1979: 35
  • Before 1970: 125
Note: State values scaled to Trinity County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.3%

Trinity County marital status for males Trinity County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,470
  • One, attached: 80
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 161
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 45
  • Mobile homes: 1,897
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 13

Housing units in Trinity County with a mortgage: 1,813 (44 second mortgage, 101 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,935

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Trinity County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant96114
Other4127
Catholic2693
Mainline Protestant1662
None11,978-
Trinity 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
Trinity County:

4.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

8.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Trinity County:

9.2%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Trinity County:

23.2%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.7%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Trinity County:

Average size of farms: 781 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,107
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $908.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.98%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 62.79%
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.69%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 70.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,660
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.19%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.68
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.24%
Vegetables: 12 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 196 acres

Earthquake activity:

Trinity County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 511% 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 184.5 miles away from Trinity 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 130.2 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 56.9 miles away from the county center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
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 71.2 miles away from the county center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from Trinity County center
On 6/15/2005 at 02:50:54, a magnitude 7.2 (6.1 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 156.4 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 Wildfires, Incident Period: June 20, 2008 to August 20, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3287: June 28, 2008, FEMA Id: 3287, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Junction Fire, Incident Period: July 29, 2006 to August 02, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 30, 2006, FEMA Id: 2662, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 Extreme Fire Hazards, Incident Period: August 24, 1999 to November 29, 1999, Emergency Declared EM-3140: September 01, 1999, FEMA Id: 3140, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • 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 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Trinity County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Drought: 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 in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (50%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Brazil (5%)
  • England (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (3%)

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

  • German (8%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • American (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Portuguese (1%)

Trinity County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,660 (70.4%)
  • Carpooled: 372 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0.5%)
  • Railroad: 25 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 132 (2.5%)
  • Bicycle: 68 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 293 (5.6%)
  • Worked at home: 660 (12.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 129 people in state prisons
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in religious group quarters
  • 26 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 192 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 102 people in state prisons
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 11 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 9 people in college/university student housing
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 4 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 $42,961.

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.75% relocated from other counties in California ($25,821 average AGI)
2.25% relocated from other states ($24,124 average AGI)
Trinity County:

2.25%
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 Shasta County, CA  1.17% ($32,696 average AGI)
from Humboldt County, CA  1.05% ($35,976)


7.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.09%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.05% relocated to other counties in California ($23,863 average AGI)
2.04% relocated to other states ($9,309 average AGI)
Trinity County:

2.04%
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 Shasta County, CA  1.73% ($32,441 average AGI)
to Humboldt County, CA  0.69% ($33,667)
to Siskiyou County, CA  0.31% ($33,250)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Births per 1000 population in Trinity County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Trinity County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Trinity County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Trinity County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Trinity County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,041 (2,326 aged, 715 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 234 (10%)

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 Trinity County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (196)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (155)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (127)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (126)
  • Congestive heart failure (74)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (60)
  • Unspecified dementia (56)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (47)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (42)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (40)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 311.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 246.6
  • Other - 64.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,383
  • In family households: 10,446 (1,675 male householders, 1,815 female householders)
    2,577 spouses, 3,115 children (2,955 natural, 15 adopted, 144 stepchildren), 178 grandchildren, 22 brothers or sisters, 264 parents, 423 other relatives, 366 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,635 (954 male householders (795 living alone)), 1,087 female householders (880 living alone)), 587 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 305

Size of family households: 2,348 2-persons, 523 3-persons, 365 4-persons, 162 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,675 1-person, 358 2-persons.

1,304 married couples with children.
770 single-parent households (280 men, 490 women).

89.5% of residents of Trinity speak English at home.
7.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (83% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $103,101,000 ($7,542 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,244,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $46,862,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,996,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $24,000
Federal grants: $20,313,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,001,000 ($28,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,905,000 ($308,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $210,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,934,000
Federal Government insurance: $18,856,000

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

Births: 543
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 724
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +21
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +788
Here +58 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Trinity County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.31 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 49
  • 2010 to 2013: 13
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,465
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,038
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,188
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,202
  • 1960 to 1969: 930
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,138
  • 1940 to 1949: 210
  • 1939 or earlier: 558
Note: State values scaled to Trinity population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Trinity County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Trinity County population
  • 1 room: 47
  • 2 rooms: 93
  • 3 rooms: 274
  • 4 rooms: 770
  • 5 rooms: 1,014
  • 6 rooms: 870
  • 7 rooms: 335
  • 8 rooms: 150
  • 9+ rooms: 153
  • 1 room: 79
  • 2 rooms: 232
  • 3 rooms: 247
  • 4 rooms: 542
  • 5 rooms: 407
  • 6 rooms: 150
  • 7 rooms: 113
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Trinity County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Trinity County population
  • no bedroom: 46
  • 1 bedroom: 271
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,176
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,757
  • 4 bedrooms: 379
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
  • no bedroom: 78
  • 1 bedroom: 373
  • 2 bedrooms: 804
  • 3 bedrooms: 499
  • 4 bedrooms: 47
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Trinity County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Trinity County population
  • no vehicle: 90
  • 1 vehicle: 1,010
  • 2 vehicles: 1,257
  • 3 vehicles: 732
  • 4 vehicles: 396
  • 5+ vehicles: 232
  • no vehicle: 150
  • 1 vehicle: 842
  • 2 vehicles: 594
  • 3 vehicles: 181
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

92% of Trinity County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in California.

Trinity County:

92.0%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 8,821
  • Other state: 3,687
  • Northeast: 489
  • Midwest: 1,047
  • South: 939
  • West: 1,209

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Trinity County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Wood (39.9%)
  • Electricity (26.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.1%)
  • Utility gas (7.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.6%)
  • Wood (46.5%)
  • Electricity (30.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.8%)
  • Utility gas (4.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 55
Here:

5.7%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

1.0%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

18.0%
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)

Trinity County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $776,000
    Regular Highways: $460,000
    Health - Other: $254,000
    Own Hospitals: $216,000
    Corrections - Other: $158,000
    Police Protection: $157,000
    Welfare - Other: $69,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $20,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $10,862,000
    Regular Highways: $7,428,000
    Health Services - Other: $5,332,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,030,000
    General - Other: $4,841,000
    Welfare - Other: $3,239,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,894,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $2,651,000
    Police Protection: $2,508,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,911,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,418,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,168,000
    Financial Administration: $1,044,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $470,000
    Libraries: $387,000
    Transit Utilities: $131,000
    Parks & Recreation: $115,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $51,000
    Air Transportation: $42,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
    Fire Protection: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $272,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,771,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $106,000
    General - Other: $105,000
    Judicial: $33,000
    Regular Highways: $13,000
    Central Staff: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $10,000
    Health - Other: $7,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,504,000

Trinity County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $9,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,624,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,174,000
    All Other: $1,348,000
    Regular Highways: $438,000
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $5,183,000
    General Support: $236,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $407,000
    Transit Utilities: $135,000
    Health & Hospitals: $109,000
    All Other: $70,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $609,000
    Interest Earnings: $374,000
    Property Sale Other: $77,000
    Rents: $48,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $17,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $7,859,000
    Highways: $6,703,000
    Education: $6,662,000
    All Other: $3,415,000
    Health & Hospitals: $3,231,000
    General Support: $2,664,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,190,000
    Total General Sales: $724,000
    NEC: $299,000
    Other Selective Sales: $136,000
    Public Utilities: $40,000

Trinity County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,533,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,800,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $733,000

Trinity County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,160,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 747
  • Number of aged recipients: 76
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 671
  • Number of recipients under 18: 31
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 559
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 157
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 355
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 423
Trinity County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Trinity County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Trinity County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert6671.2 years
William6575.1 years
John6172.6 years
James5469.5 years
Charles4973.8 years
George3773.9 years
Mary3479.7 years
Richard3370.8 years
Dorothy3277.9 years
Donald2969.2 years
Most common last names in Trinity County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4275.4 years
Brown2975.0 years
Miller1979.8 years
Jackson1682.2 years
Johnson1677.3 years
Wilson1670.1 years
Moore1477.3 years
Jones1477.5 years
Adams1375.4 years
Duncan1377.9 years
Businesses in Trinity County, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Burger King1Starbucks1
CVS1True Value2
Curves1U-Haul2
FedEx1U.S. Cellular1
Nike1UPS2

Trinity County on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"