Etna, California

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Etna, California

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High Points

Etna strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in California):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Etna Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Etna Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Etna Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12% Etna Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Etna Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Etna, California

Comparing Etna to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in California (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 1
Female Share of the Population 4 7
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 2
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
Median Family Income 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 9
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
People Living Alone 5 8
Affordability of Rents 5 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 2
Housing Recently Built 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 10
Low Violent Crime 7 9

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Etna Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles S of Medford, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 212 miles N of Sacramento, California
County Siskiyou
Standard Zip Codes 96027
Phone Area Codes 530
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.456
Longitude -122.893

Etna Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 45 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 49 to 87 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 21.3 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 45 F
Apr Temp 34 to 64 F
Jul Temp 51 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 70 F
Annual Precip 19.6 inches
Distance 34.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 52 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 74 F
Annual Precip 51.4 inches
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Etna Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 781 100%
Male 381 48.8%
Female 400 51.2%
Under 18 204 26.1%
18+ 577 73.9%
65+ 177 22.7%
Median Age 44.1
Average Family Size 2.98
White 691 88.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 5 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 47 6%
Other 8 1%
Mixed Race 29 3.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 27 3.5%

Estimated Etna Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 796
Growth 15
Growth % 1.9%

Etna Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 20.2%
German 15.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
English 12.9%
Irish 7.4%
Danish 3.2%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Greek 2.8%
Norwegian 2.6%
Polish 2.6%
European 2.3%
Scottish 2.2%
Swedish 1.7%
Dutch 1.5%
Portuguese 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Italian 0.9%
Welsh 0.8%
Hungarian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Belgian 0.5%
Finnish 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Slovene 0.3%
Basque 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Etna, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Sawyers Bar (96027)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Etna 781 $30,461
Fort Jones 660 $25,625
Yreka 7,290 $37,448
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Etna High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 265 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.2

A Non-traditional School
Serves 23 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 1.5

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