Chilcoot-Vinton, California

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Population in 2010: 454.
Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 235  (51.9%)
Females: 219  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

51.8 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 96105, 96135.

Chilcoot-Vinton Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,516 (it was $35,938 in 2000)
Chilcoot-Vinton:

$58,516
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,478 (it was $17,355 in 2000)

Chilcoot-Vinton CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $151,975 (it was $109,800 in 2000)
Chilcoot-Vinton:

$151,975
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $191,337; detached houses: $247,375; mobile homes: $89,950
March 2019 cost of living index in Chilcoot-Vinton: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.6%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Chilcoot-Vinton, CA (2019)
    • 17641.5%White alone
    • 11126.2%Two or more races
    • 9422.2%American Indian alone
    • 4510.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Chilcoot-Vinton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Scottish (19.3%), German (6.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (very low).

Chilcoot-Vinton, California map

45 residents are foreign born (10.6% Oceania).

This place:

10.6%
California:

26.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chilcoot-Vinton CDP:

0.9% ($1,017)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Reno, NV (25.6 miles , pop. 180,480).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (111.6 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (407.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Loyalton, CA (3.2 miles ),
Sierra Brooks, CA (3.4 miles ),
Cold Springs, NV (3.6 miles ),
Beckwourth, CA (3.7 miles ),
Doyle, CA (4.0 miles ),
East Sierra, CA (4.1 miles ),
North Valleys, NV (4.1 miles ),
Portola, CA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.80 N, Longitude: 120.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in Chilcoot-Vinton, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chilcoot-Vinton, CA in 2019
Chilcoot-Vinton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
California:

7.9%

Average climate in Chilcoot-Vinton, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chilcoot-Vinton, California average temperatures Chilcoot-Vinton, California average precipitation Chilcoot-Vinton, California humidity Chilcoot-Vinton, California wind speed Chilcoot-Vinton, California snowfall Chilcoot-Vinton, California sunshine Chilcoot-Vinton, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.7. This is about average.

City:

62.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2016 was 0.187. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.187
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 35.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2014 was 45.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.3
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Chilcoot-Vinton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6479% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Plumas County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Fires: 3, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chilcoot-Vinton:

  • Truckee Meadows Community College (about 25 miles; Reno, NV; Full-time enrollment: 6,919)
  • University of Nevada-Reno (about 25 miles; Reno, NV; FT enrollment: 15,092)
  • Western Nevada College (about 47 miles; Carson City, NV; FT enrollment: 2,338)
  • Butte College (about 81 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Yuba College (about 88 miles; Marysville, CA; FT enrollment: 4,737)
  • Sierra College (about 91 miles; Rocklin, CA; FT enrollment: 11,488)
  • California State University-Chico (about 91 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chilcoot-Vinton: Summit (A), Sierra Valley Fire Protection District (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Vinton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Plumas 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:

2.3 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

62.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Chilcoot-Vinton:

Marital status in Chilcoot-Vinton, CA
  • Never married: 63.8%
  • Now married: 8.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 20.1%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Chilcoot-Vinton:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 39.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.9
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chilcoot-Vinton, CA (based on Plumas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,66723
Catholic1,2164
Mainline Protestant8468
Other7646
None15,514-
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: 12
Here:

5.83 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Plumas County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
This county:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Plumas County:

18.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Plumas County:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.0%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Plumas County:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chilcoot-Vinton:

51.7%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.6%
California:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.6%
California:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chilcoot-Vinton:

35.0%
State:

31.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Chilcoot-Vinton:

83.2%
California:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chilcoot-Vinton, CA Residents

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
California average:

5.21%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washoe County, NV  0.94% ($44,221 average AGI)
to Butte County, CA  0.47% ($33,794)
to Lassen County, CA  0.37% ($47,926)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chilcoot-Vinton:

  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPTT (630 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KBZZ (1270 AM; 13 kW; SPARKS, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIHM (920 AM; 5 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • 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.)
  • KXTO (1550 AM; 3 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: FIRST BROADCASTING OF NEVADA, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KQLO (1590 AM; 5 kW; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: THOMAS AQUINAS SCHOOL)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPCO (1370 AM; 5 kW; QUINCY, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chilcoot-Vinton:

  • K285EQ (104.9 FM; VERDI, NV; Owner: AMERICOM, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHXR (94.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KSRN (107.7 FM; KINGS BEACH, CA; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KDOT (104.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KOZZ-FM (105.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: LOTUS RADIO CORP.)
  • KKTO (90.5 FM; TAHOE CITY, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KNHK (92.9 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHX-FM (100.1 FM; DAYTON, NV; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KRNG-FM1 (101.3 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: SIERRA NV CHRISTIAN MUSIC ASSN INC)
  • KTKE (101.5 FM; TRUCKEE, CA; Owner: TRUCKSTER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBUL-FM (98.1 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNEV (95.5 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNIS (91.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KUNR (88.7 FM; RENO, NV; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO)
  • KWNZ (97.3 FM; CARSON CITY, NV; Owner: AMERICOM LAS VEGAS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Chilcoot-Vinton:

  • KRXI-TV (Channel 11; RENO, NV; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)

Chilcoot-Vinton fatal accident list:

Jul 18, 2018 09:25 PM, Sr-70, Lat: 39.798450, Lon: -120.146947, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 2016 05:50 PM, Sr-70, Lat: 39.800319, Lon: -120.164681, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 31, 2012 01:50 PM, Sr-70, Lat: 39.792369, Lon: -120.114783, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.5mTotal length
  • 10,420Total average daily traffic
  • 561Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,638Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HALLELUJAH JUNCTION, In The Desert Of Hwy 395 (Lat: 39.799889 Lon: -120.030722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQLZ475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz... (+16 more), Grant Date: 06/02/2020, Expiration Date: 06/04/2030, Certifier: Jim Higgins, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Chilcoot-Vinton, CA
  • 39.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 39.8%Wood
  • 20.5%Utility gas


Chilcoot-Vinton compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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