Avenal, California

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Population in 2013: 14,176 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 
Males: 9,082  (64.1%)
Females: 5,094  (35.9%)
Median resident age:  30.6 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93204, 93239.

Avenal Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,383 (it was $29,710 in 2000)
Avenal:

$27,383
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $7,804 (it was $14,090 in 2000)

Avenal city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,020 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Avenal:

$116,020
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $663.

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  • Races in Avenal, CA (2013)

    Avenal races chart
    • 12,28982.4%Hispanic
    • 1,62510.9%White alone
    • 7705.2%Black alone
    • 2531.7%Two or more races
    • 1010.7%Asian alone
    • 820.5%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Avenal: 90.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (2.8%), English (2.2%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 19.1 square miles.

Population density: 741 people per square mile   (low).

Avenal,CA real estate house value index trend

Avenal, California map

For population 25 years and over in Avenal:

  • High school or higher: 43.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 23.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Avenal city:

  • Never married: 38.1%
  • Now married: 41.7%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

6,009 residents are foreign born (39.2% Latin America).

This city:

40.3%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Avenal, California as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Avenal to the number of sex offenders is 1,237 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,115 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $681 (0.5%)

Avenal satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (49.9 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (55.4 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (166.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kettleman City, CA (3.0 miles ), Huron, CA (3.5 miles ), Coalinga, CA (3.9 miles ), Stratford, CA (4.5 miles ), Lemoore Station, CA (4.5 miles ), Lemoore, CA (5.2 miles ), Shandon, CA (5.4 miles ), Armona, CA (5.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $76,900
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,100
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2004: 52 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2005: 53 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $109,500
  • 2010: 31 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $88,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.03 N, Longitude: 120.12 W

Area code: 559

Avenal household income distribution Avenal home values distribution

Crime rates in Avenal by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0001000012110
per 100,000 0.00.00.06.30.00.00.00.05.712.16.46.40.0
Rapes 0362022242344
per 100,000 0.019.738.712.50.011.911.611.322.912.119.125.527.2
Robberies 1936328878856
per 100,000 6.759.219.437.517.911.946.645.240.148.451.031.840.8
Assaults 22222728434934675945574352
per 100,000 147.2144.6174.3175.1256.1292.0198.0378.3338.1272.3363.4273.8353.5
Burglaries 537576846650447113363925463
per 100,000 354.6493.0490.5525.2393.0298.0256.2400.9762.1381.3586.5343.9428.2
Thefts 387284124927676817966826667
per 100,000 254.2473.3542.1775.2547.9452.9442.5457.3452.7399.4522.7420.3455.4
Auto thefts 498981213161214101217
per 100,000 26.859.251.656.347.671.575.790.368.884.763.776.4115.6
Arson 41513333N/A7510212
per 100,000 26.898.683.918.817.917.9N/A39.528.760.512.76.413.6
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 71.4125.6137.2146.8114.3121.0108.8158.0194.0158.6190.6150.3168.7

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Crime rate in Avenal detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.09
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.5%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,859 (+49.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (63%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (53%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Avenal, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Avenal-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 826% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 92.3 miles away from Avenal center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 209.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 16.8 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 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 118.4 miles away from Avenal center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 239.7 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kings County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Avenal topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Avenal:

  • COALINGA REGIONAL MEDICAL CTR DP/SNF (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COALINGA, CA)
  • COALINGA DISTINGUISHED COMMUNITY CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; COALINGA, CA)

Airports located in Avenal:

Amtrak station near Avenal:

  • 10 miles: KETTLEMAN CITY (I-5 AT STATE HWY. 41) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Avenal:

  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 25 miles; Lemoore, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 47 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 50 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 54 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 55 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)
  • Reedley College (about 55 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 59 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)

Public high schools in Avenal:

Public elementary/middle schools in Avenal:

See full list of schools located in Avenal, School District: REEF-SUNSET UNIFIED

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Notable locations in Avenal: Murray Fire Control Station (A), Avenal Landfill (B), Three P Plant (C), Kettleman Compressor Station (D), Eleven P Plant (E), Avenal City Hall (F), Avenal Branch Kings County Library (G), Eleven P Office (H), Avenal District Hospital Ambulance Service (I), Avenal State Prison Fire Department (J), Kings County Fire Department Station 12 Avenal (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Arroyo del Camino (A), Arroyo Larguito (B), Arroyo Esquinado (C), Arroyo Curvo (D), Arroyo Bifido (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Avenal: Floyd Rice Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Kings 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.3. This is worse than average.

City:

96.3
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 37.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

20.2

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

AVENAL, CITY OF (Population served: 16,236, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAR-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2014)
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.4%
(28.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.4% for Black residents, 41.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 19.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  84.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6,423 people in state prisons in 2010

People in group quarters in Avenal in 2000:

  • 5,959 people in state prisons
  • 590 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 152 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Avenal, California environmental map by EPA

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Avenal compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.1
California average:

15.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Avenal city (based on Kings County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic66,1338
Evangelical Protestant10,01478
Other4,74211
Mainline Protestant3,58613
Black Protestant3202
None68,187-
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
Kings County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Kings County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Kings County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kings County:

26.2%
California:

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

21.4%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$14,623$58,4920$0
Other Government Administration 11$30,055$32,7870$0
Police Protection - Officers 14$91,136$78,1173$4,598
Streets and Highways 2$7,655$45,9300$0
Sewerage 5$25,858$62,0590$0
Parks and Recreation 6$15,752$31,5040$0
Water Supply 4$20,216$60,6480$0
Other and Unallocable 5$12,874$30,8980$0
Totals for Government 50$218,169$52,3613$4,598

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,097,000 ($147.93)
    Sewerage: $464,000 ($32.73)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.63)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,463,000 ($103.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,137,000 ($80.21)
    Police Protection: $1,007,000 ($71.04)
    Sewerage: $724,000 ($51.07)
    Regular Highways: $709,000 ($50.01)
    Central Staff Services: $371,000 ($26.17)
    Parks & Recreation: $206,000 ($14.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $175,000 ($12.34)
    Health Services - Other: $36,000 ($2.54)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $927,000 ($65.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $72,000 ($5.08)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($0.71)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $915,000 ($64.55)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,093,000 ($77.10)
    Sewerage: $809,000 ($57.07)
    All Other: $268,000 ($18.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $13,000 ($0.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($0.28)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $863,000 ($60.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $919,000 ($64.83)
    General Revenue, NEC: $641,000 ($45.22)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,842,000 ($129.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $867,000 ($61.16)
    All Other: $403,000 ($28.43)
    Highways: $400,000 ($28.22)
  • Tax - Property: $633,000 ($44.65)
    Total General Sales: $262,000 ($18.48)
    Public Utilities: $216,000 ($15.24)
    NEC: $60,000 ($4.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,011,000 ($917.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,630,000 ($185.52)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,077,000 ($710.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $304,000 ($21.44)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,073,000 ($75.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,221,000 ($438.84)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,209,000 ($155.83)

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

5.03%

0.49% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,358 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.49%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  1.17% ($32,214 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.68% ($30,855)
from San Diego County, CA  0.37% ($35,740)


7.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
California average:

5.12%

0.48% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,240 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.48%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  1.20% ($33,390 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  1.00% ($35,717)
to San Diego County, CA  0.43% ($41,696)

Strongest AM radio stations in Avenal:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Avenal:

  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KRKC-FM (102.1 FM; KING CITY, CA; Owner: KING CITY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBDH (91.7 FM; SAN ARDO, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • K206CC (89.1 FM; LOCKWOOD, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUC. F'DATION/CENTRAL CA)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KSTT-FM (101.3 FM; LOS OSOS-BAYWOOD PAR, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSLY-FM (96.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAL (99.7 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZOZ (93.3 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KWSR (92.5 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKJG (98.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AGM SAN LUIS OBISPO, L.P.)
  • KWOL (105.5 FM; SAN JOAQUIN, CA; Owner: MESOSPHERE BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Avenal fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 19,570Total average daily traffic
  • 6,023Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Avenal)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Avenal, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC6BGP
    Grant Date: 12/27/1988, Expiration Date: 12/27/1998, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2000
    Registrant: Bert C Smith, 308 Santa Clara, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Call Sign: KG6ECR, Licensee ID: L00298875
    Grant Date: 08/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/16/2020, Certifier: Antonio F Lopez
    Registrant: Antonio F Lopez, 509 Monterey St, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Call Sign: KG6ENQ, Licensee ID: L00307396
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 12/19/2020, Certifier: Salvador T Campos
    Registrant: Salvador T Campos, 416 San Benito St, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Call Sign: KG6KUU, Licensee ID: L00497310
    Grant Date: 03/27/2012, Expiration Date: 04/08/2022, Certifier: Miguel A Gonzalez
    Registrant: Miguel A Gonzalez, 412 Mono St, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Call Sign: KG6OXS, Licensee ID: L00631426
    Grant Date: 01/30/2003, Expiration Date: 01/30/2013, Certifier: Leonard D Chesmore
    Registrant: Leonard D Chesmore, Avenal, CA 93204-0631

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: ACFT COMP STRUCT DEVLP & PROD PW2D GAPA D (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 142PC , Serial Number: U-14, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1994
    Registrant (Corporation): Central California Soaring Club, 600 La Neva Blvd, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 1-26E (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 57 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 17925 , Serial Number: 535, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1972
    Registrant (Corporation): Central California Soaring Club Inc, 600 E Laneva Blvd, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 73 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 2745H , Serial Number: 525, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 07/19/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Central California Soaring Club, 600 E Laneva Blvd, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 298PW , Serial Number: 28-20851, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David G Hedgecock, 408 E San Mateo St, Avenal, CA 93204, Other Owners: Rilda R Hedgecock
  • Aircraft: SCHWEIZER SGS 2-33A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 73 mph), Engine: None
    N-Number: 3613F , Serial Number: 556, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Central California Soaring Club Inc, 600 E Laneva Blvd, Avenal, CA 93204
  • Aircraft: CESSNA TU206G (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9643Z , Serial Number: U20606594, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1982
    Registrant (Corporation): Hewitson Enterprises Inc, Hc 1 Box 1 Hwy 33, Avenal, CA 93204

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Avenal

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Avenal, CA
Most common first names in Avenal, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2674.2 years
James2271.9 years
Mary2178.2 years
John1971.4 years
Charles1270.9 years
Jose1065.2 years
Frank1074.6 years
Robert1073.7 years
Roy969.6 years
Maria963.2 years
Most common last names in Avenal, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown1376.2 years
Williams965.3 years
Johnson779.0 years
Hernandez772.4 years
Miller773.0 years
Anderson677.8 years
Diaz667.8 years
Allen678.9 years
Dill679.0 years
Smith674.8 years
Businesses in Avenal, CA
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1True Value1
Cricket Wireless1U-Haul1

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