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Atwater: Sunset at the 4th of July Fireworks show. Atwater: 4th of July Parade Atwater: An aerial photo of the Castle Air Museum in Atwater California Atwater: When the closure of Castle Air Force Base was announced in 1994, a group of dedicated enthusiasts in the Atwater-Merced area formed a non-profit organization called the Castle Air Museum Foundation, Inc. Their purpose was to assume custody of the collection of aircraft. It was their dream to build a museum in which faithfully restored historic aircraft could be exhibited for public enjoyment.
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Population in 2012: 28,742 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.4%
Males: 14,108  (49.1%)
Females: 14,634  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  30.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 95301, 95388.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,347 (it was $37,344 in 2000)
Atwater:

$41,347
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,511

Atwater city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $119,043 (it was $99,900 in 2000)
Atwater:

$119,043
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $276,219; Detached houses: $292,119; Townhouses or other attached units: $323,889; Mobile homes: $51,519

Median gross rent in 2012: $891.

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  • Hispanic - 14,243 (50.6%)
  • White alone - 10,491 (37.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,527 (5.4%)
  • Black alone - 1,011 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 666 (2.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 166 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 41 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.03%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atwater: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (5.3%), Irish (4.9%), English (4.0%), United States (2.9%), Portuguese (2.5%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 151 feet

Land area: 5.40 square miles.

Population density: 5,319 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Atwater:

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 19.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atwater city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

5,956 residents are foreign born (2.8% Asia).

This city:  21.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 80 registered sex offenders living in Atwater, California as of August 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Atwater to the number of sex offenders is 359 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,434 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $897 (0.7%)

Atwater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (7.6 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (57.5 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (258.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Winton, CA (1.6 miles ), McSwain, CA (1.7 miles ), Cressey, CA (2.4 miles ), Livingston, CA (2.6 miles ), Merced, CA (2.8 miles ), Ballico, CA (3.0 miles ), University of California Merced, CA (3.2 miles) , Bear Creek, CA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 153 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 107 buildings, average cost: $107,600
  • 1999: 111 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2000: 92 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2001: 190 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2002: 140 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2004: 352 buildings, average cost: $158,500
  • 2005: 356 buildings, average cost: $202,700
  • 2006: 122 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $68,200
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.35 N, Longitude: 120.60 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,786 (-13.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,471 (26.1%)

Area code: 209

Atwater household income distribution Atwater home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Atwater by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0102151122402
per 100,000 0.04.20.08.03.718.83.73.67.37.415.10.06.9
Rapes 3549564878658
per 100,000 11.821.216.736.118.622.614.628.825.529.722.617.527.7
Robberies 17201729141325222421233732
per 100,000 66.785.070.9116.352.249.091.479.287.477.986.8129.8110.8
Assaults 1392151401241468466721231078187138
per 100,000 545.7913.2584.3497.3544.3316.4241.3259.3448.1396.8305.7305.3477.7
Burglaries 302266376332226255305260296414322355440
per 100,000 1185.51129.81569.21331.4842.6960.61115.1936.51078.31535.31215.31245.71523.0
Thefts 377509513622657694607681720822700773773
per 100,000 1479.92162.02140.92494.42449.62614.42219.32453.02623.03048.32642.02712.42675.6
Auto thefts 539410615215313711080125102106102187
per 100,000 208.1399.3442.4609.6570.4516.1402.2288.2455.4378.3400.1357.9647.3
Arson 8891197148171514148
per 100,000 31.434.037.644.133.626.451.228.861.955.652.849.127.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 316.1458.2406.4447.4371.5368.6312.2311.0390.7426.1380.8359.6457.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Atwater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.36

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Atwater, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.9%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +461 (+2.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Atwater-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 847% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 66.4 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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 80.3 miles away from Atwater center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/25/1980 at 19:44:51, a magnitude 6.1 (5.5 MB, 5.8 MS, 5.8 M, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Atwater center
On 5/25/1980 at 16:33:44, a magnitude 6.1 (6.1 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 97.9 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 Merced County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atwater topographic map

Birthplace of: Cindy Davis - Bicycle motocross rider, Doug George - Stock car racing driver and crew chief.


Hospitals/medical centers in Atwater:

  • ATWATER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1201 COMMERCE AVE)
  • BLOSS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1691 3RD ST)
  • ANBERRY REHABILITATION HOSP (Nursing Home, 1685 SHAFFER RD)

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Amtrak stations near Atwater:

  • 8 miles: MERCED (324 W. 24TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: TURLOCK-DENAIR (DENAIR, SANTA FE ST. AT ELM ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.atwater.ca.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwater:

  • Merced College (about 8 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,129)
  • University of California-Merced (about 10 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 3,383)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 19 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 5,575)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 31 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 6,512)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 57 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • University of the Pacific (about 58 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 5,528)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 60 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 7,849)

Public high schools in Atwater:

Private high school in Atwater:

  • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 1925 OLIVE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Atwater:

Private elementary/middle schools in Atwater:

  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 173; Location: 1801 WINTON WAY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KING'S CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 8; Location: 1683 5TH ST; Grades: 2 - 6)
See full list of schools located in Atwater, map of school districts: ATWATER ELEMENTARY, MERCED UNION HIGH

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Atwater has a second high school, Buhach Colony High School that serves grades 9-12.
  • buhach high school now has 9-12 graders not just 9-10 added by marissa

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Notable locations in Atwater: Atwater Business Park (A), Rancho Del Rey Golf Course (B), Castle Air Museum (C), Atwater City Hall (D), Atwater Branch Merced County Library (E), Atwater Fire Department Station 1 (F), Veterans Memorial Building (G), Bloss House Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lucky Shopping Center (1), Atwater Town Center Shopping Center (2), Model Market Shopping Center (3), Atwater Plaza Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Atwater include: First Church of God (A), Ariel Dear Found Family Church (B), Atwater Baptist Church (C), Atwater Christian Life Church (D), Bear Creek Community Church (E), Calvario Centro Cristiano (F), Church of Christ (G), First Baptist Church (H), Living Water Christian Fellowship Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Atwater include: Andy Albiani Park (1), Atwater Memorial Ballpark (2), Heller Park (3), Tower Park (4), Bloss Park (5), Veterans Park (6), Osborn Park (7), Ralston Park (8), E L Walters Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Applegate Inn (1501 Sycamore Ave).

 
Merced County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 CO 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.0. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.0
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 29.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.1
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

9.6
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.397. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.397
U.S.:

0.334

Drinking water stations with addresses in Atwater and their reported violations in the past:

ATWATER, CITY OF (Population served: 26515, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between FEB-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-18-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-28-2005)
J.R. WOOD 7681 HINTON WELL (Address: 7235 HINTON LABOR CAMP , Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)

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

  • RANCHO DEL REY GOLF CLUB (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.2%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.4% for Black residents, 32.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.2% for other race residents, 25.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atwater, CA

People in group quarters in Atwater in 2010:

  • 63 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Atwater in 2000:

  • 164 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Atwater compared to California state average:

Atwater, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Atwater (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Winton Way Banking Center Branch at 1631 Bellevue Road, branch established on 2010/11/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Compass Bank: Atwater Branch at 1329 Broadway Ave, branch established on 1989/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Rabobank, National Association: Atwater Branch at 1861 Bellevue Road, branch established on 2009/05/05. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Bank of America, National Association: Atwater Branch at 170 1 Bellevue Road, branch established on 1995/11/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Citibank, National Association: Bellevue Road Branch at 700 Bellevue Road, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Westamerica Bank: Bellevue Road Branch at 735 Bellevue Road, branch established on 1981/10/05. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Atwater Plaza Branch at 243 Belleevue Rd, branch established on 2007/03/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Atwater travel time to work - commute


Atwater mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Atwater city (based on Merced County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.38%
Here50.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.5%5.9%2.9%2.1%2.0%
Congregations11.5%12.9%7.2%10.8%4.3%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristOther
Adherents1.1%1.0%0.8%0.7%8.0%
Congregations0.7%2.9%7.2%1.4%41.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 58
Merced County:

2.37 / 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): 26
Merced County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Merced County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Merced County:

29.5%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$32,148$55,1110$0
Other Government Administration 2$18,618$111,7085$8,966
Police Protection - Officers 33$196,964$71,6230$0
Police - Other 8$29,598$44,3979$9,628
Firefighters 14$76,304$65,4039$960
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,620
Streets and Highways 11$40,620$44,3130$0
Solid Waste Management 2$8,880$53,2800$0
Sewerage 3$11,752$47,0080$0
Parks and Recreation 9$36,308$48,41126$16,812
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8$42,812$64,2180$0
Water Supply 24$109,312$54,6560$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,804$46,8240$0
Totals for Government 123$611,120$59,62150$37,986

Atwater government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $678,000 ($23.59)
    Regular Highways: $399,000 ($13.88)
    Fire Protection: $308,000 ($10.72)
    Water Utilities: $269,000 ($9.36)
    Police Protection: $62,000 ($2.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,581,000 ($89.80)
    Fire Protection: $2,450,000 ($85.24)
    Sewerage: $1,826,000 ($63.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,549,000 ($53.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,273,000 ($44.29)
    Water Utilities: $1,136,000 ($39.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $994,000 ($34.58)
    Central Staff Services: $876,000 ($30.48)
    Financial Administration: $711,000 ($24.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $280,000 ($9.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $87,000 ($3.03)
    Housing & Community Development: $4,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $921,000 ($32.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $33,000 ($1.15)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($0.97)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($0.59)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($0.31)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,958,000 ($137.71)

Atwater government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,919,000 ($101.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,372,000 ($47.74)
    All Other: $1,250,000 ($43.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $191,000 ($6.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $89,000 ($3.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $439,000 ($15.27)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $639,000 ($22.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $410,000 ($14.26)
    Highways: $346,000 ($12.04)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $735,000 ($25.57)
    Interest Earnings: $617,000 ($21.47)
    Special Assessments: $162,000 ($5.64)
    Rents: $45,000 ($1.57)
    Property Sale Other: $34,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,689,000 ($58.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,344,000 ($46.76)
    All Other: $554,000 ($19.27)
    Highways: $427,000 ($14.86)
  • Tax - Property: $1,879,000 ($65.37)
    Total General Sales: $1,576,000 ($54.83)
    NEC: $731,000 ($25.43)
    Public Utilities: $383,000 ($13.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $118,000 ($4.11)

Atwater government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,346,000 ($533.92)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,630,000 ($230.67)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,451,000 ($294.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $265,000 ($9.22)

Atwater government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($4.84)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,951,000 ($485.39)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,014,000 ($70.07)

6.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
California average:

5.75%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($274 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.05%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.29% ($35,769 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.90% ($44,560)
from Fresno County, CA  0.31% ($29,649)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,471 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
California average:

6.27%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($89 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.34% ($36,160 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.61% ($41,244)
to Fresno County, CA  0.39% ($29,841)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atwater:

  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYOS (1480 AM; 5 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KLBS (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: ETHNIC RADIO OF LOS BANOS, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KVIN (920 AM; 3 kW; CERES, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atwater:

  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOQ-FM (98.7 FM; WINTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBRE (92.5 FM; ATWATER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KCJH (89.1 FM; LIVINGSTON, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KIBG (106.3 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Atwater:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Atwater fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 75 meters (246ft)
Total average daily traffic: 108,803
Total average daily truck traffic: 20,733

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Atwater, CA



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED211$118,65288$110,977108$154,4955$46,7541$148,11048$90,3020$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$110,26910$83,49314$169,0910$00$04$66,8550$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$135,02927$82,38388$151,9235$29,4581$222,50022$74,4722$77,745
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$132,24716$115,25837$156,2395$77,7600$010$67,7670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$107,7664$90,66316$138,8730$00$01$180,1600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.01 , 0006.02, 0006.03, 0007.01, 0008.01, 0008.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$103,8052$103,315
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$185,3751$192,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$94,5001$77,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$97,1300$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0006.01 , 0006.02, 0006.03, 0007.01, 0008.01, 0008.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Atwater


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Atwater, CA

Most common first names in Atwater, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10272.1 years
Mary9782.0 years
William9273.7 years
James7473.2 years
Robert7170.8 years
Charles5272.8 years
Frank4775.3 years
George4476.6 years
Maria3677.5 years
Helen3681.0 years
Most common last names in Atwater, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Silva3076.6 years
Smith2778.2 years
Williams2471.2 years
Martin2275.8 years
Brown2174.1 years
Jones2165.3 years
Miller2074.5 years
Wilson1871.6 years
Johnson1871.8 years
Moore1771.9 years
Businesses in Atwater, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Marshalls1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless3Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL2RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn1SONIC Drive-In1
Famous Footwear1Sears1
Fashion Bug1Starbucks3
FedEx4T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul2
Jamba Juice1UPS4
KFC1Walgreens1
Kmart1
Browse common businesses in Atwater, CA


Atwater on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment growth from 2000 to 2009"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest unemployment in 2009"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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