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Ukiah is a city in Mendocino County.

It is the county seat.

The community name derives from Indian term for "south valley"

The latitude of Ukiah is 39.150N. The longitude is -123.206W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 633 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,661.


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Median household income
Local
$32,707
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Ukiah demographic reports
Ukiah is on the Russian River, in the Ukiah Valley
Former and merged names include:
· Parker Valley
Old lumber town and a favorite haunt of outlaw Black Bart
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 151. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 9.6 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Holly Near, singer
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Redwood Empire Fair - Aug. 9-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Ukiah web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cow Mountain Recreation Area, Lake Mendocino Recreation Area
Historic sites and museums: Grace Hudson Museum
Colleges and universities: Mendocino College
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 Ukiah demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mendocino 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 95482 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Ukiah residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ukiah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ukiah was $17,601, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Ukiah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Ukiah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $506.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,054.


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Libraries in Ukiah include Ukiah Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Ukiah include Ukiah Daily Journal

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Mendocino County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ukiah political report.

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Traffic

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

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Ukiah between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Ukiah include Americas Best Value Inn, Best Value Inn Ukiah, Best Western Orchard Inn, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Motel 6, Ramada, Rodeway Inn ... More hotels.

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