Alleghany, California

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Population in 2010: 58.
Males: 23  (39.7%)
Females: 35  (60.3%)
Median resident age:

60.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 95910

Estimated median household income in 2019: $55,756
Alleghany:

$55,756
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,973

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $260,497
Alleghany:

$260,497
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $235,229; detached houses: $233,366
March 2019 cost of living index in Alleghany: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4419 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Loomis Basin-Folsom Lake, CA (50.7 miles , pop. 67,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (71.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (396.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Goodyears Bar, CA (2.3 miles),
Graniteville, CA (2.4 miles),
Downieville, CA (2.5 miles ),
West Sierra, CA (2.6 miles ),
Washington, CA (2.8 miles),
Pike, CA (2.9 miles),
Camptonville, CA (3.3 miles),
Sierra City, CA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.47 N, Longitude: 120.84 W

Area code: 530

Distribution of median household income in Alleghany, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Alleghany, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 96.3. This is worse than average.

City:

96.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.53
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 44.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.38
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Alleghany-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6918% 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 154.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 190.9 miles away from Alleghany center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 162.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from the city 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 181.6 miles away from Alleghany center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 170.8 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sierra County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Alleghany:

  • 18 miles: NEVADA CITY (301 SACRAMENTO ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alleghany:

  • Yuba College (about 45 miles; Marysville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,737)
  • Butte College (about 45 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Sierra College (about 51 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 55 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 57 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 6,919)
  • California State University-Chico (about 57 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 58 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Alleghany Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: North Fork Kanaka Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sierra County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alleghany and their reported violations in the past:

ALLEGHANY COUNTY W.D. (Population served: 80, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MPL Non-Compliance - In AUG-21-2007, Contaminant: Lead. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-23-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2007)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

18.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Alleghany:

Marital status in Alleghany, CA
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Alleghany:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.0
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alleghany, CA (based on Sierra County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1994
Catholic1222
Other1041
Mainline Protestant642
None2,751-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Sierra County:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Sierra County:

9.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

12.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sierra County:

24.0%
California:

21.3%

5.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,917 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Strongest AM radio stations in Alleghany:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNCO (830 AM; 5 kW; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alleghany:

  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KRNO (106.9 FM; INCLINE VILLAGE, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KODS (103.7 FM; CARNELIAN BAY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLCA (96.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alleghany:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.9mTotal length
  • $421,000Total costs
  • 195Total average daily traffic
  • 17Total average daily truck traffic
  • 262Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Alleghany Telemetry Site 2 Km W (Lat: 39.470722 Lon: -120.869389), Type: Building, Structure height: 2 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WRV50,
    Assigned Frequencies: 169.500 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/13/2011, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ALLEGHANY, East Side Of Main Street (Lat: 39.469056 Lon: -120.843306), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 8.2 m, Overall height: 8.8 m, Call Sign: WBO97,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 07/14/2020, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: WA6BSM, Licensee ID: L01083042, Grant Date: 09/24/2015, Expiration Date: 11/28/2025, Registrant: Roberta P Snarr, Alleghany, CA 95910
  • Call Sign: WA6HWT, Licensee ID: L00368147, Grant Date: 02/23/2016, Expiration Date: 05/09/2026, Certifier: Jan F Sticha, Registrant: Jan F Sticha, Alleghany, CA 95910
  • Call Sign: KG6KZU, Licensee ID: L00509358, Grant Date: 04/30/2002, Expiration Date: 04/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2002, Certifier: Jan F Sticha, Registrant: Technical Radio Amateur Club & Experimental System (Traces), Alleghany, CA 95910
  • Call Sign: WR6ASF, Previous Call Sign: KG6KZU, Licensee ID: L00509358, Grant Date: 03/23/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Jan F Sticha, Registrant: Technical Radio Amateur Club & Experimental System (Traces), Alleghany, CA 95910

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alleghany, CA
  • 53.2%Other fuel
  • 46.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alleghany compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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