Wallace, California

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Population in 2010: 403.
Population change since 2000: +83.2%
Males: 186  (46.2%)
Females: 217  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

56.4 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95254.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $110,339 (it was $66,607 in 2000)
Wallace:

$110,339
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $46,442 (it was $26,895 in 2000)

Wallace CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $440,953 (it was $190,000 in 2000)
Wallace:

$440,953
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $825,081; detached houses: $816,384
March 2019 cost of living index in Wallace: 92.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Wallace, CA (2019)
    • 67671.2%White alone
    • 21522.7%Hispanic
    • 454.7%Asian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wallace, California as of August 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wallace is 419 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (25.4%), European (18.9%), Italian (11.2%), German (6.7%), American (2.2%), English (2.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 206 feet

Land area: 4.24 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile   (very low).

Wallace, California map

169 residents are foreign born (13.1% Latin America).

This place:

17.8%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,385 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lodi, CA (18.1 miles , pop. 56,999).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (24.0 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (318.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Camanche North Shore, CA (1.9 miles ),
Camanche Village, CA (2.3 miles ),
Valley Springs, CA (2.7 miles ),
Rancho Calaveras, CA (2.7 miles ),
Lockeford, CA (3.3 miles ),
Ione, CA (3.3 miles ),
Victor, CA (3.7 miles ),
Linden, CA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.19 N, Longitude: 120.96 W

Area code: 209

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

5.9%
California:

7.9%

Average climate in Wallace, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00646. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00646
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Wallace-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7952% 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 112.0 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 87.1 miles away from Wallace center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 246.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 244.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 226.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from Wallace 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 Calaveras County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Winter Storms: 7, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Landslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wallace topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wallace:

  • REIMS ICFDD-H (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ACAMPO, CA)
  • KIT CARSON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; JACKSON, CA)
  • UNITED HOME CARE OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; JACKSON, CA)
  • MARK TWAIN MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; SAN ANDREAS, CA)
  • MARK TWAIN CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; SAN ANDREAS, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallace:

  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 24 miles; Stockton, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,167)
  • University of the Pacific (about 25 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • Cosumnes River College (about 32 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 9,327)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 34 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)
  • California State University-Sacramento (about 36 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 22,234)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 38 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • Sacramento City College (about 38 miles; Sacramento, CA; FT enrollment: 15,963)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cat Camp (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Camanche Recreation Company (Camanche Road).

Calaveras 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:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

76.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Wallace:

Marital status in Wallace, CA
  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.0%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

For population 25 years and over in Wallace:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 55.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.7
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wallace, CA (based on Calaveras County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic25,0525
Evangelical Protestant3,71740
Other1,6426
Mainline Protestant9728
Orthodox452
None14,150-
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: 11
Calaveras County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Calaveras County:

9.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.5%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Calaveras County:

22.7%
State:

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

18.8%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wallace:

47.4%
California:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.3%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.9%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wallace:

8.6%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wallace:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Wallace:

38.7%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Wallace:

52.2%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wallace, CA Residents

8.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,329 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  1.47% ($58,972 average AGI)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.60% ($98,350)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.55% ($78,880)


6.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
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 San Joaquin County, CA  0.94% ($52,310 average AGI)
to Amador County, CA  0.62% ($49,088)
to Tuolumne County, CA  0.60% ($42,465)

Businesses in Wallace, CA

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wallace:

  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCVR (1570 AM; 5 kW; LODI, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KEBR (1210 AM; 5 kW; ROCKLIN, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallace:

  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEDR (88.1 FM; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)

TV broadcast stations around Wallace:

  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)
  • KDTS-CA (Channel 52; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KGTN-LP (Channel 62; PLACERVILLE, CA; Owner: PRAISE THE LORD STUDIO CHAPEL)

Wallace fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 2018 08:52 PM, Sr-12, Lat: 38.192281, Lon: -120.974411, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 2013 01:19 AM, Cr-S Comanche Parkway, Lat: 38.200142, Lon: -120.943297, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Apr 26, 2008 02:08 PM, S Camanche Pkwy, Lat: 38.202240, Lon: -120.946040, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 17.6mTotal length
  • $94,000Total costs
  • 2,920Total average daily traffic
  • 67Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,328Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Camanche South Shore Ranger Office (Lat: 38.213694 Lon: -120.918139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 3.3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WQJQ372,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4980.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/31/2018, Expiration Date: 11/24/2028, Certifier: Ken F Sinclair, Registrant: East Bay Municipal Utility District, 375 Eleventh Street, Oakland, CA 94607, Phone: (510) 287-0202, Fax: (510) 287-0373, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wallace)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: APOLLO NORTH AMERICA INC DELTA JET AS-III912S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 912ULS SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 45AT, N45AT, N-45AT, Serial Number: USA270306, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/2006, Certificate Issue Date: 04/28/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas A Palmer, Po Box 283, Wallace, CA 95254
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92027, N92027, N-92027, Serial Number: 16460, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/02/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 06/25/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Kevin Smith, Po Box 293, Wallace, CA 95254

Most common first names in Wallace, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Richard458.3 years
William469.0 years
Jack369.3 years
James368.7 years
David362.3 years
Paul375.0 years
Alice263.5 years
Henry261.4 years
Yvonne269.5 years
Herman267.0 years
Most common last names in Wallace, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson373.4 years
Robertson353.0 years
Stamper371.0 years
Butler276.5 years
Apley269.0 years
Balser277.6 years
Wright273.0 years
Massey291.1 years
Mcintosh281.0 years
Prelli273.5 years
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wallace, CA
  • 49.2%Utility gas
  • 34.4%Electricity
  • 16.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wallace compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Wallace on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #61 (95254) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Greek first ancestries"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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