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Profile for Crescent City, California, CA

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Crescent City is a city in Del Norte County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Crescent City is 41.756N. The longitude is -124.2W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,006.


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Median household income
Local
$20,133
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Crescent City demographic reports
Developed around timber mills producing redwood lumber
Crescent City received national attention for 1964 tsunami which destroyed much of the community's commercial district
Local festivals include:
  • Del Norte County Fair - Aug. 2-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Crescent City web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, Lakes Earl & Tolowa, Redwood National and State Parks
Historic sites and museums: Del Norte County Historical Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Crescent City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Del Norte County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 95531 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Crescent City residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Crescent City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Crescent City was $12,833, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Crescent City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Crescent City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $383.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $811.


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Libraries in Crescent City include Del Norte County Library District ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Crescent City include Crescent City Daily Triplicate

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KHSR.

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Del Norte County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Crescent City political report.

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The average commute time for Crescent City workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Crescent City include A on 8th, Anchor Beach Inn, Best Value Crescent City, Best Western, Comfort Inn & Suites, Crescent City Travelodge, Econo Lodge Crescent City, Hampton Inn & Suites Crescent, Super 8.

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