Alta Sierra, California

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Population in 2010: 6,911.
Population change since 2000: +6.0%
Males: 3,392  (49.1%)
Females: 3,519  (50.9%)
Median resident age:

51.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95949.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,050 (it was $56,868 in 2000)
Alta Sierra:

$82,050
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,043 (it was $28,876 in 2000)

Alta Sierra CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $395,759 (it was $198,700 in 2000)
Alta Sierra:

$395,759
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $462,906; detached houses: $507,935; townhouses or other attached units: $263,459; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,841; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,024; mobile homes: $68,600

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,692.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alta Sierra: 98.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.9%
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  • Races in Alta Sierra, CA (2010)
    • 6,12888.7%White alone
    • 4887.1%Hispanic
    • 1502.2%Two or more races
    • 711.0%Asian alone
    • 360.5%American Indian alone
    • 170.2%Black alone
    • 120.2%Other race alone
    • 90.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Alta Sierra detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: English (16.8%), German (14.7%), American (7.0%), Italian (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.0%), Scottish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 8.37 square miles.

Population density: 825 people per square mile   (low).

Alta Sierra, California map

387 residents are foreign born (4.4% Europe).

This place:

5.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,912 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,810 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Loomis Basin-Folsom Lake, CA (24.6 miles , pop. 67,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (45.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (379.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Cedar Ridge, CA (2.3 miles ),
Colfax, CA (2.4 miles ),
Grass Valley, CA (2.5 miles ),
Lake of the Pines, CA (2.5 miles ),
Rough and Ready, CA (2.9 miles ),
Meadow Vista, CA (3.0 miles ),
Penn Valley, CA (3.0 miles ),
Nevada City, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 39.13 N, Longitude: 121.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,566 (-50.7%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 516 (14.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Alta Sierra, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Alta Sierra, CA in 2017

Alta Sierra satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Alta Sierra, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Alta Sierra, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.4%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Alta Sierra, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

74
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.53. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.53
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 39.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.5
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 1.0 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 6.94. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.94
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Alta Sierra-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 741% 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 131.1 miles away from Alta Sierra center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 211.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 165.6 miles away from Alta Sierra center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from Alta Sierra center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 262.3 miles away from Alta Sierra 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 181.3 miles away from Alta Sierra center, causing $75,000,000 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 Nevada County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Landslides: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alta Sierra topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alta Sierra:

  • SIERRA NEVADA HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • OAK PARK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • CRYSTAL RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • WOLF CREEK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • GOLDEN EMPIRE CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)
  • SPRING HILL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRASS VALLEY, CA)

Amtrak stations near Alta Sierra:

  • 6 miles: COLFAX (CHURCH ST. & SP TRACKS) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 7 miles: GRASS VALLEY (125 E. MAIN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: LAKE OF THE PINES JCT. (LAKE OF THE PINES JC, COMBIE DELI, 10536 COMBIE RD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alta Sierra:

  • Sierra College (about 25 miles; Rocklin, CA; Full-time enrollment: 11,488)
  • Yuba College (about 27 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 33 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • American River College (about 37 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 20,452)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Northern California Inc (about 43 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 3,193)
  • University of Phoenix-Sacramento Valley Campus (about 44 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 2,855)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 45 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Nevada County Fire District 89 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Nevada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
21 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Alta Sierra:

Marital status in Alta Sierra, CA
  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Alta Sierra:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,52745
Catholic7,9994
Mainline Protestant2,79512
Other2,73226
None67,711-
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: 25
Nevada County:

2.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 98
This county:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nevada County:

20.5%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alta Sierra:

50.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alta Sierra:

19.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.8%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Alta Sierra:

57.3%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.5%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alta Sierra, CA Residents

7.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($481 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Placer County, CA  1.18% ($66,217 average AGI)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.48% ($58,505)
from Washoe County, NV  0.32% ($52,098)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($424 average AGI)
Nevada County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Placer County, CA  1.17% ($65,405 average AGI)
to Washoe County, NV  0.65% ($65,523)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.57% ($44,948)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alta Sierra:

  • 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.)
  • KAHI (950 AM; 10 kW; AUBURN, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFSG (1690 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMYC (1410 AM; 5 kW; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: THOMAS F. HUTH)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alta Sierra:

  • KVMR (89.5 FM; NEVADA CITY, CA; Owner: NEVADA CITY COMMUNITY BROADCAST GRUP)
  • KLVS (99.3 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNCO-FM (94.1 FM; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: NEVADA COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KXCL (103.9 FM; YUBA CITY, CA; Owner: HARLAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • 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)
  • KHYL (101.1 FM; AUBURN, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alta Sierra:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • K16CX (Channel 16; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: SIERRA JOINT JR. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
Alta Sierra fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Alta Sierra fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 2017 05:50 PM, Alta Sierra Dr, Lat: 39.140778, Lon: -121.056736, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 25, 2009 11:55 AM, Sr-49, Lat: 39.140181, Lon: -121.071358, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 1, 2008 07:45 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 39.134220, Lon: -121.072120, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 2006 01:55 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 39.138220, Lon: -121.071620, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 10.9mTotal length
  • $513,000Total costs
  • 5,186Total average daily traffic
  • 93Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,821Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Cookes Peak (Lat: 35.705500 Lon: -118.549806), Call Sign: KME985,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.100 MHz, 151.100 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022, Registrant: County Of Kern, 2601 Panorama Dr., Bldg. A, Bakersfield, CA 93306-1013, Phone: (661) 868-4000, Fax: (661) 868-4099, Email:
  • Shirley Peak 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.707167 Lon: -118.560361), Call Sign: KAG911,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.950 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz... (+9 more), Grant Date: 11/10/2014, Expiration Date: 12/19/2024, Registrant: County Of Kern, 2601 Panorama Dr., Bldg. A, Bakersfield, CA 93306, Phone: (661) 868-4000, Fax: (661) 868-4099, Email:
  • Greenhorn Substation Glennville-Wofford Heights Rd (Lat: 35.738000 Lon: -118.555917), Call Sign: KNFH428, Licensee ID: L00000370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.390 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/1997, Expiration Date: 03/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2002, Registrant: Southern California Edison Company, Alhambra, CA 91802, Phone: (818) 308-6754
  • SHIRLEY, Cookes Pk Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.707167 Lon: -118.560361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPYN351,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz, 155.625 MHz, 154.860 MHz, 154.860 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/15/2023, Certifier: Steve Kendrick, Registrant: County Of Kern, 2601 Panorama Dr., Bldg. A, Bakersfield, CA 93306-1013, Phone: (661) 868-4000, Fax: (661) 868-4099, Email:
  • SHIRLEY, Cookes Pk Approx 2 Mi S (Lat: 35.707167 Lon: -118.560361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WPYQ997,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.625 MHz, 155.625 MHz, 154.860 MHz, 154.860 MHz, Grant Date: 07/17/2013, Expiration Date: 10/02/2023, Certifier: Steve Kendrick, Registrant: County Of Kern, 2601 Panorama Dr., Bldg. A, Bakersfield, CA 93306-1013, Phone: (661) 868-4000, Fax: (661) 868-4099, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WOLF MOUNTAIN, Wolf Mountain (Lat: 39.134028 Lon: -121.099500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQOB712,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHz... (+26 more), Grant Date: 08/04/2011, Expiration Date: 08/04/2021, Certifier: Scott Schifando, Registrant: Digitalpath Inc, 275 Airpark Blvd. Suite 500, Chico, CA 95973, Phone: (530) 571-7669, Fax: (530) 899-7787, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alta Sierra, CA
  • 58.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.9%Wood
  • 13.6%Electricity
  • 3.5%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alta Sierra, CA
  • 40.5%Wood
  • 39.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.4%No fuel used


Alta Sierra 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Alta Sierra on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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