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Population (year 2000): 10,922. Estimated population in July 2005: 12,449 (+14.0% change)
Males: 4,915 (45.0%), Females: 6,007 (55.0%)

Nevada County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $28,182 (year 2000)
Median house value: $151,300 (year 2000)

Grass Valley, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Grass Valley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (18.7%), Irish (18.0%), German (18.0%), Italian (10.5%), United States (4.9%), French (4.7%).

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Elevation: 2411 feet

Land area: 4.1 square miles

Grass

For population 25 years and over in Grass Valley

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grass Valley city

  • Never married: 26.6%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

3.3% Foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,517 (+16.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA Roseville, (36.0 miles pop. 79,921).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Sacramento, (53.9 miles pop. 407,018).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (400.0 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: City, CA Nevada (4.0 miles Sierra, CA (6.3 miles Alta Valley, CA Penn (9.1 miles Wildwood, CA Lake (10.0 miles CA Colfax, (11.1 miles of the Pines, CA (12.5 miles Lake Vista, CA (15.0 miles Meadow Auburn, CA (19.8 miles North


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 44 buildings, average cost: $143,000
  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 1998: 40 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 1999: 47 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2000: 63 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2002: 113 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 116 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2004: 27 buildings, average cost: $135,000

Latitude: 39.22 N, Longitude: 121.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 530


Grass Valley, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.4%), Retail trade (14.7%), Manufacturing (13.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,144 (+37.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,001 (42.6%)


 

Crime in Grass Valley by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.2
Rapes 1 4 4 11 5
    per 100,000 9.2 36.6 36.6 100.7 45.8
Robberies 3 1 4 13 12
    per 100,000 27.5 9.2 36.6 119.0 109.9
Assaults 24 30 38 58 53
    per 100,000 219.7 274.7 347.9 531.0 485.3
Burglaries 52 56 103 102 89
    per 100,000 476.1 512.7 943.1 933.9 814.9
Thefts 268 392 433 368 337
    per 100,000 2453.8 3589.1 3964.5 3369.3 3085.5
Auto thefts 55 69 50 69 65
    per 100,000 503.6 631.8 457.8 631.8 595.1
227.6 302.3 356.4 432.9 385.6


Average climate in Grass Valley, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grass

Birthplace of: Brennan McFadden - College football player (Utah State Aggies).


Hospital/medical center in Grass Valley:
  • SIERRA NEVADA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (HIGHWAY 20 & GLASSON WAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grass Valley:
  • SUTTER AUBURN FAITH HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; AUBURN, CA)
  • RIDEOUT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA)
  • SUTTER ROSEVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (about 37 miles; ROSEVILLE, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Grass Valley, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grass Valley:
  • BEALE AFB (about 27 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; ID: BAB)
  • SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL (about 52 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; ID: SMF)
  • CHICO MUNI (about 68 miles; CHICO, CA; ID: CIC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grass Valley:
  • NEVADA COUNTY AIR PARK (about 5 miles; GRASS VALLEY, CA; ID: O17)
  • AUBURN MUNI (about 19 miles; AUBURN, CA; ID: AUN)
  • BROWNSVILLE (about 23 miles; BROWNSVILLE, CA; ID: Q21)

Amtrak station:
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.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6 $23,207 $46,414 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $31,490 $37,788 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $6,261 $75,132 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $13,439 $53,756 8 $1,508
Other and Unallocable 9 $33,571 $44,761 0 $0
Water Supply 5 $16,645 $39,948 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $9,248 $36,992 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $17,878 $35,756 1 $527
Sewerage 11 $41,716 $45,508 0 $0
Health 3 $9,542 $38,168 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,147 $13,764 0 $0
Firefighters 10 $32,745 $39,294 8 $3,757
Police - Other 9 $28,682 $38,242 1 $739
Police Protection - Officers 23 $99,812 $52,075 0 $0
Totals for Government 100 $365,383 $43,845 18 $6,531


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grass Valley:
  • SIERRA COLLEGE (about 33 miles; ROCKLIN, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,313)
  • YUBA COLLEGE (about 34 miles; MARYSVILLE, CA; FT enrollment: 5,593)
  • AMERICAN RIVER COLLEGE (about 44 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 13,984)
  • BUTTE COLLEGE (about 44 miles; Oroville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,061)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-SACRAMENTO (about 52 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 20,830)
  • CHARLES A JONES SKILLS AND BUSINESS ED CENTER (about 56 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 2,704)
  • SACRAMENTO CITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; SACRAMENTO, CA; FT enrollment: 10,762)
Public high schools in Grass Valley:
  • NEVADA UNION HIGH (Students: 2,698; Location: 11761 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BEAR RIVER HIGH (Students: 1,131; Location: 11130 MAGNOLIA ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SIERRA FOOTHILL HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 194; Location: 140 PARK AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BITNEY SPRINGS CHARTER HIGH (Students: 107; Location: 12338 MCCOURTNEY RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SIERRA MOUNTAIN HIGH (ALTER) (Students: 91; Location: 140 PARK AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • EARLE JAMIESON HIGH (Students: 78; Location: 340 BUENA VISTA; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NEVADA UNION TECHNICAL HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 42; Location: 11761 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SILVER SPRINGS HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 14; Location: 12338 MCCOURTNEY ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PIONEER HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 12; Location: 11130 MAGNOLIA ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Grass Valley:
  • CHRISTIAN ENCOUNTER HIGH SCHOO (Students: 11; Location: 17183 RETRAC WAY; Grades: 10 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Grass Valley:
  • MAGNOLIA INTERMEDIATE (Students: 795; Location: 22431 KINSTON LANE; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • CAMPTONVILLE ACADEMY (Students: 773; Location: 10094 OLYMPIA PARK RD.; Grades: KG - 12)
  • UNION HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 766; Location: 11638 COLFAX HWY.; Grades: KG - 08)
  • LYMAN GILMORE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 628; Location: 10837 ROUGH AND READY HWY.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • COTTAGE HILL ELEMENTARY (Students: 553; Location: 22600 KINGSTON LANE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SCOTTEN (MARGARET G.) ELEMENTARY (Students: 430; Location: 10821 SQUIRREL CREEK ROAD; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • ALTA SIERRA ELEMENTARY (Students: 426; Location: 16607 ANNIE DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HENNESSY ELEMENTARY (Students: 378; Location: 225 S. AUBURN ST.; Grades: KG - 03)
  • FOREST CHARTER SCHOOL (Students: 302; Location: 10094 OLYMPIA PARK ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
  • PLEASANT RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 295; Location: 16229 DUGGANS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Grass Valley:
  • MOUNT ST MARY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 266; Location: 400 SOUTH CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 244; Location: 10062 WOLF RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ARGOSY SCHOOL FOR CREATIVE LEA (Students: 51; Location: PO BOX 2795/11228 MCCOURTNEY; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Grass Valley: Nevada County Golf Course (A), North Star Museum (B), Veterans Memorial Building (C), Grass Valley Branch Nevada County Library (D), Grass Valley City Hall (E).

Churches in Grass Valley include: Grace Lutheran Church (A), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (B), Bethel Assembly of God Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Church of Christ Scientist (E), First Congregational Church (F), Saint Josephs Chapel (G), Church of the Nazarene (H).

Cemeteries: Elm Ridge Cemetery (1), Catholic Cemetery (2), Saint Patricks Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Alta Hill Reservoir (A), Grass Valley Reservoir (B).

Creeks: Little Wolf Creek (A), South Fork Wolf Creek (B).

Parks in Grass Valley include: Watt Park (1), Knight Monument (2), Memorial Park (3), Condon Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Grass Valley compared to California state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Grass Valley:
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KLIB (1110 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KFSG (1690 AM; 10 kW; ROSEVILLE, CA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, 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 Grass Valley:
  • 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.)
  • KHGQ (100.3 FM; QUINCY, CA; Owner: KEILY MILLER)
  • KHHZ (97.7 FM; OROVILLE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRCX-FM (99.9 FM; MARYSVILLE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHAP (89.1 FM; CHICO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K205EJ (88.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMJE (101.5 FM; GRIDLEY, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K258AQ (99.5 FM; YANKEE HILL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K213BZ (90.5 FM; RICHVALE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KYIX (104.9 FM; SOUTH OROVILLE, CA; Owner: BUTTE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHJQ (92.3 FM; SUSANVILLE, CA; Owner: SIERRA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTOR (99.7 FM; WESTWOOD, CA; Owner: SIERRA RADIO, INC.)
  • KBNF (98.9 FM; CHESTER, CA; Owner: CAROUSEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHYL (101.1 FM; AUBURN, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Grass Valley:
  • K16CX (Channel 16; GRASS VALLEY, CA; Owner: SIERRA JOINT JR. COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KEZT-CA (Channel 23; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SACRAMENTO LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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