McCloud-Medicine Lake, California

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Population in July 2007: 1,690.
Males: 811  (48.0%)
Females: 879  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

46.5 years
California median age:

33.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,760 (it was $30,242 in 2000)
McCloud-Medicine Lake:

$44,760
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,475 (it was $16,521 in 2000)

McCloud-Medicine Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $192,825 (it was $93,900 in 2000)
McCloud-Medicine Lake:

$192,825
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $354,145; detached houses: $384,851; townhouses or other attached units: $362,314; in 2-unit structures: $207,654; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $512,769; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $582,845; mobile homes: $153,325; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $457,686
March 2019 cost of living index in McCloud-Medicine Lake: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA (2000)
    • 1,46186.4%White alone
    • 1026.0%Hispanic
    • 442.6%Two or more races
    • 342.0%American Indian alone
    • 281.7%Black alone
    • 160.9%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in McCloud-Medicine Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1232.3 square miles.

Population density: 1.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
McCloud-Medicine Lake CCD:

0.8% ($784)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Redding, CA (61.3 miles , pop. 80,865).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Sacramento, CA (196.2 miles , pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (539.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Tennant, CA (3.8 miles),
McCloud, CA (4.1 miles ),
Mount Shasta, CA (4.9 miles ),
Dunsmuir, CA (4.9 miles ),
Big Bend, CA (5.0 miles),
Carrick, CA (5.1 miles),
Weed, CA (5.2 miles ),
Mount Hebron, CA (5.4 miles)

Latitude: 41.38 N, Longitude: 121.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530

Distribution of median household income in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.6%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.9%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Wood products (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.8%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.1%)
  • Health care (17.9%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in McCloud-Medicine Lake, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

McCloud-Medicine Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 502% 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 241.3 miles away from McCloud-Medicine Lake center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 198.1 miles away from the city 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 128.0 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 135.4 miles away from McCloud-Medicine Lake center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 191.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Siskiyou County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCloud-Medicine Lake:

  • Shasta College (about 58 miles; Redding, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,645)
  • Oregon Institute of Technology (about 62 miles; Klamath Falls, OR; FT enrollment: 2,900)
  • Southern Oregon University (about 71 miles; Ashland, OR; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Rogue Community College (about 107 miles; Grants Pass, OR; FT enrollment: 3,600)
  • California State University-Chico (about 115 miles; Chico, CA; FT enrollment: 14,838)
  • Butte College (about 121 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 8,649)
  • Humboldt State University (about 121 miles; Arcata, CA; FT enrollment: 7,353)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McCloud-Medicine Lake: Soule Ranch (A), Tennant Campground (B), Stephens Pass Camp (C), Wiley Ranch Recreation Site (D), Chippy Spur (E), Hambone Pump Station (F), Wiley Ranch Guard Station (G), Undertakers Camp (H), Nitwit Camp (I), Mount Shasta Woods (J), Tennant Forest Service Station (K), Panther Meadows Campground (L), Harris Spring Campground (M), Harris Spring Guard Station (N), McCloud Ranger Station (O), Mount Shasta Ski Park Resort (P), Cooley Circle Seven Ranch Resort (Q), Cooley Circle Seven Ranch Recreation Site (R), Ash Creek Forest Service Station (S), Pilgrim Creek Experimental Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in McCloud-Medicine Lake: First Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Surprise Lake (A), Tamarack Lake (B), Toad Lake (C), White Deer Lake (D), Wet Weather Lake (E), Bear Lake (F), Frog Lake (G), Antelope Creek Lakes (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Tate Creek (A), Swamp Creek (B), Pole Creek (C), Mud Creek (D), Bull Creek (E), Raccoon Creek (F), Pilgrim Creek (G), Pig Creek (H), Paynes Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in McCloud-Medicine Lake: Deer Mountain Snowmobile Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Siskiyou County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.4%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.0%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

6.3%
2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in McCloud-Medicine Lake:

Marital status in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA
  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in McCloud-Medicine Lake:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
California average:

16.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA (based on Siskiyou County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,14951
Catholic4,08912
Other1,99312
Mainline Protestant1,44416
Black Protestant1781
Orthodox--
None32,047-
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: 21
Siskiyou County:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Here:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 35
This county:

7.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 49
Siskiyou County:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Siskiyou County:

25.5%
California:

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

14.2%
California:

17.9%

6.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
California average:

5.03%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shasta County, CA  0.67% ($39,972 average AGI)
from Jackson County, OR  0.31% ($46,688)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.29% ($27,609)


5.50% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,239 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Shasta County, CA  0.62% ($43,144 average AGI)
to Jackson County, OR  0.50% ($39,351)
to Klamath County, OR  0.26% ($28,902)

Strongest AM radio stations in McCloud-Medicine Lake:

  • KTMT (580 AM; 10 kW; ASHLAND, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMJC (620 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KAPL (1300 AM; 20 kW; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: APPLEGATE MEDIA, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGRV (700 AM; 25 kW; WINSTON, OR; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKJX (960 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCFJ (570 AM; 5 kW; ALTURAS, CA; Owner: EDI MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNRO (1670 AM; 10 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • KVIP (540 AM; 3 kW; REDDING, CA; Owner: PACIFIC CASCADE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KAGO (1150 AM; 5 kW; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPNW (1120 AM; 50 kW; EUGENE, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDUN (1030 AM; 50 kW; REEDSPORT, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McCloud-Medicine Lake:

  • KNSQ (88.1 FM; MOUNT SHASTA, CA; Owner: STATE OF ORE./STATE BD. OF HGR. ED.)
  • KNTK (102.3 FM; WEED, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K235AG (94.9 FM; DORRIS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KKRB (106.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: WYNNE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNCA (89.7 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: OREGON STATE BOARD OF HIGHER ED.)
  • KMJC-FM (107.9 FM; MT. SHASTA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRRX (106.1 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF REDDING, INC.)
  • K207BU (89.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: SOUTHERN OREGON UNIVERSITY)
  • KNYR (91.3 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: STATE OF OREGON/STATE BD/OREGON STAT)
  • KSYC-FM (103.9 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: FOUR RIVERS BROACASTING, INC.)
  • K214BS (90.7 FM; YREKA, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • K220EB (91.9 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
  • KHRD (103.1 FM; WEAVERVILLE, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KNCQ (97.3 FM; REDDING, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF REDDING, LLC)
  • KIBC (90.5 FM; BURNEY, CA; Owner: BURNEY EDUC. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KAKT (105.1 FM; PHOENIX, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTMT-FM (93.7 FM; MEDFORD, OR; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KKLJ (88.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KSKF (90.9 FM; KLAMATH FALLS, OR; Owner: ST OF OREGON ACT BY ST BOARD OF HIGH ED)
  • K216CM (91.1 FM; BIEBER, CA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA
  • 46.9%Wood
  • 41.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 4.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McCloud-Medicine Lake, CA
  • 41.6%Wood
  • 29.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.5%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Other fuel


McCloud-Medicine Lake compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 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 below state average.

McCloud-Medicine Lake on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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