Amesti, California

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Population in 2010: 3,478. Population change since 2000: +42.8%
Males: 1,676  (48.2%)
Females: 1,802  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95019, 95076.

Amesti Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $60,335 (it was $45,558 in 2000)
Amesti:

$60,335
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,042 (it was $18,422 in 2000)

Amesti CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $424,644 (it was $243,900 in 2000)
Amesti:

$424,644
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $783,894; Detached houses: $865,233; Townhouses or other attached units: $593,651; In 2-unit structures: $723,035; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $561,275; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $515,445; Mobile homes: $201,100; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $138,626

Median gross rent in 2016: $987.

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  • Races in Amesti, CA (2010)

    Amesti races chart
    • 2,27365.4%Hispanic
    • 1,06330.6%White alone
    • 752.2%Asian alone
    • 391.1%Two or more races
    • 170.5%American Indian alone
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Amesti: 149.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (3.2%), German (2.5%), English (2.2%), Irish (1.3%), Portuguese (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 130 feet

Land area: 2.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,189 people per square mile   (low).

Amesti,CA real estate house value index trend

Amesti, California map

For population 25 years and over in Amesti:

  • High school or higher: 71.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Amesti CDP:

  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

897 residents are foreign born (25.8% Latin America).

This place:

27.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,925 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,768 (0.4%)

Amesti satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (13.5 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (24.4 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (276.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Freedom, CA (1.2 miles ), Interlaken, CA (1.4 miles ), Corralitos, CA (1.6 miles ), Aptos Hills-Larkin Valley, CA (1.7 miles ), Watsonville, CA (1.7 miles ), Pajaro, CA (2.1 miles ), La Selva Beach, CA (2.2 miles ), Day Valley, CA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 36.96 N, Longitude: 121.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 831

Amesti household income distribution Amesti home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Amesti: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Amesti, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Amesti, California average temperatures Amesti, California average precipitation Amesti, California humidity Amesti, California wind speed Amesti, California snowfall Amesti, California sunshine Amesti, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Amesti-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 774% 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 98.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 10.5 miles away from Amesti center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 206.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Amesti center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 228.9 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 Santa Cruz County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Fires: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amesti topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Amesti:

  • WATSONVILLE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WATSONVILLE, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WATSONVILLE, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA WATSONVILLE WEST NRSG AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WATSONVILLE, CA)
  • VALLEY CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WATSONVILLE, CA)
  • GOLDEN AGE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • PACIFIC COAST MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CAPITOLA, CA)
  • CAPITOLA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Amtrak stations near Amesti:

  • 4 miles: WATSONVILLE (W. LAKE AVE. & RODRIGUEZ ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: GILROY (7250 MONTEREY HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: SANTA CRUZ (920 PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amesti:

  • Cabrillo College (about 9 miles; Aptos, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,729)
  • Gavilan College (about 12 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 17 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 17,751)
  • Hartnell College (about 21 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 22 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 24 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,539)
  • West Valley College (about 25 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)

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Churches in Amesti include: Church of the Nazarene (A), Seventh Day Adventist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Amesti include: Mesa Village Park (1), Pinto Lake County Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.303. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.303
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.88. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.88
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.22
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.74. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.74
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.5%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.9% for other race residents, 2.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.8
California average:

15.3

Amesti travel time to work - commute Amesti mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amesti CDP (based on Santa Cruz County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,50013
Evangelical Protestant13,83884
Other10,59352
Mainline Protestant5,04928
Orthodox1,1044
Black Protestant2383
None181,060-
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: 64
Santa Cruz County:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Santa Cruz County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Santa Cruz County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Here:

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

17.8%
California:

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

19.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.6%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Amesti:

45.6%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Amesti:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amesti:

22.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Amesti:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Amesti:

53.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amesti, CA Residents

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($318 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.89% ($70,031 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.54% ($38,507)
from Alameda County, CA  0.22% ($56,459)


5.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,445 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.90%
California average:

5.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($141 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.05%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.93% ($59,568 average AGI)
to Monterey County, CA  0.86% ($34,670)
to Alameda County, CA  0.29% ($41,232)

Strongest AM radio stations in Amesti:

  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KZSJ (1120 AM; 5 kW; SAN MARTIN, CA; Owner: BUSTOS MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAZA (1290 AM; 5 kW; GILROY, CA; Owner: RADIO FIESTA CORPORATION)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amesti:

  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSQQ (96.1 FM; MORGAN HILL, CA; Owner: COYOTE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Amesti:

  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • K21EV (Channel 21; SALINAS, CA; Owner: LIVING FAITH BROADCASTING)
  • KDJT-CA (Channel 33; SALINAS/MONTEREY,ETC, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KTEH1 (Channel 54; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$293,93018$259,22428$308,8600$02$218,7203$100,087
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$336,2351$352,0600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$06$233,43016$312,0132$300,7400$05$151,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$342,1507$444,2930$01$230,2300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$250,3772$485,8850$00$01$190,900
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1231.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$271,9601$289,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$371,2500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$332,8800$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1231.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Amesti compared to California state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
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