Ahwahnee, California

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Population in 2010: 2,246.
Males: 1,314  (58.5%)
Females: 932  (41.5%)
Median resident age:

51.6 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 93601, 93644.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,827
Ahwahnee:

$64,827
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,584

Ahwahnee CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $294,000
Ahwahnee:

$294,000
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $375,502; detached houses: $389,270; mobile homes: $208,781

Median gross rent in 2019: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ahwahnee: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
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  • Races in Ahwahnee, CA (2019)
    • 2,21887.8%White alone
    • 2379.4%Hispanic
    • 220.9%Two or more races

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Ahwahnee, California as of September 27, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ahwahnee is 561 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (24.9%), Italian (9.7%), American (8.1%), Irish (6.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Norwegian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2321 feet

29 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,093 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,585 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (37.8 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (40.6 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (239.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Nipinnawasee, CA (1.6 miles ),
Oakhurst, CA (2.2 miles ),
Coarsegold, CA (2.7 miles ),
Oakhurst-North Fork, CA (2.8 miles ),
Fish Camp, CA (3.0 miles),
Bass Lake, CA (3.0 miles ),
Bootjack, CA (3.3 miles ),
Wawona, CA (3.5 miles)

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 119.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Distribution of median household income in Ahwahnee, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Ahwahnee, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.194. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.882. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.882
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 45.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Ahwahnee-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8524% 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 184.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from Ahwahnee center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 184.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from the city center
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 114.0 miles away from Ahwahnee center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 247.6 miles away from the city 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 Madera County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Ahwahnee:

  • AHWAHNEE CARE HOME ("42406 WINDY GAP, POB 346")

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ahwahnee:

  • OAKHURST HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; OAKHURST, CA)

Amtrak stations near Ahwahnee:

  • 16 miles: MARIPOSA (12TH & JESSIE STS.) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 18 miles: MIDPINES (YOSEMITE BUG YOUTH HOSTEL, HWY 140) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ahwahnee:

  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 36 miles; Fresno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 37 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 38 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 39 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • University of California-Merced (about 39 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 42 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • Fresno City College (about 42 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ahwahnee:

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Notable locations in Ahwahnee: Madera County Fire Department Station 16 (A), Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Ahwahnee Station (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Crooks Creek (A), Peterson Creek (B), Miami Creek (C), Carter Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ahwahnee: Wassama Round House State Historic Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Madera County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ahwahnee that have no violations reported:

  • RIVER CREEK GOLF CLUB (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households
6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Ahwahnee:

Marital status in Ahwahnee, CA
  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ahwahnee:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ahwahnee, CA (based on Madera County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,5663
Evangelical Protestant15,07789
Other4,81715
Mainline Protestant2,80814
Black Protestant6855
None70,912-
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: 30
Madera County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Madera County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madera County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madera County:

23.6%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.5%
State:

17.9%

5.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,763 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Fresno County, CA  2.04% ($43,441 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.41% ($47,508)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.24% ($55,287)


5.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Fresno County, CA  2.26% ($50,709 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.30% ($30,669)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($39,333)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ahwahnee:

  • KTNS (1060 AM; 5 kW; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ahwahnee:

  • KAAT (103.1 FM; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZOL (107.9 FM; NORTH FORK, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMMM (107.1 FM; MADERA, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • K276BW (103.1 FM; NORTH FORK BASS LAKE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KOQO-FM (101.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRNC (105.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSKS (93.7 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ahwahnee:

  • KHMM-CA (Channel 16; HANFORD, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNSO (Channel 51; MERCED, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • K15ET (Channel 15; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPH-CA (Channel 17; MERCED-MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING INCORPORATED)
Ahwahnee fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Ahwahnee fatal accident list:

Feb 18, 2019 09:40 AM, Sr-49, Lat: 37.341392, Lon: -119.705600, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 2018 01:10 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 37.343550, Lon: -119.710611, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Jan 16, 2007 11:08 AM, Sr-49, Lat: 37.341583, Lon: -119.704000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 2007 01:00 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 37.381683, Lon: -119.732897, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 2003 06:45 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 37.340153, Lon: -119.684190, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 7, 2001 03:25 PM, Sr-49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1998 09:45 AM, Sr-49, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 6.9mTotal length
  • $285,000Total costs
  • 10,472Total average daily traffic
  • 765Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,459Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Larry W Gamble, Mpa County Road, Miami Mountain (Lat: 37.419389 Lon: -119.745972), Type: 29.0, Overall height: 24.4 m, Registrant: California Sierra Tower Company, Larrygamble@sti.Net, , Oakhu-rst, Phone: (559) 760-0733
  • Larry W Gamble, Mpa County Road, Miami Mountain (Lat: 37.419389 Lon: -119.745972), Type: 29.0, Overall height: 24.4 m, Registrant: California Sierra Tower Company, Larrygamble@sti.Net, , Oakhu-rst, Phone: (559) 760-0733
  • Paul Buschini, Mpa County Road, Miami Mountain (Lat: 37.419389 Lon: -119.745972), Type: 29.0, Overall height: 24.4 m, Registrant: California Sierra Tower Company, Larrygamble@sti.Net, , Oakhu-rst, Phone: (559) 760-0733

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • AHWANECDFMADFFS, 43033 Hwy 49 (Lat: 37.374000 Lon: -119.729000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: KVM24,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.300 MHz, 159.330 MHz, 159.390 MHz, 159.337 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2014, Expiration Date: 01/11/2025, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia-Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 894-5096, Fax: (916) 894-5392, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Miami Mtn, 1397 Highway 49 South (Lat: 37.419194 Lon: -119.745611), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 4.6 m, Call Sign: WRDZ426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2019, Expiration Date: 08/27/2029, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ahwahnee)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ahwahnee)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 20 took place in 2018, and the least - 3 in 2016. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ahwahnee, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (62.9%), and Structure Fires (20.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ahwahnee, CA
    • 9562.9%Outside Fires
    • 3120.5%Structure Fires
    • 1711.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 85.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ahwahnee, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ahwahnee, CA
  • 54.2%Wood
  • 32.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 5.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ahwahnee, CA
  • 36.5%Electricity
  • 18.8%Wood
  • 17.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 10.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ahwahnee compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Ahwahnee on our top lists:

  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hungary (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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