Barstow, California

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Population in 2013: 23,219 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 11,932  (51.4%)
Females: 11,287  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  33.1 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92311, 92327, 92347.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,970 (it was $35,069 in 2000)
Barstow:

$40,970
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,497 (it was $16,132 in 2000)

Barstow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $100,993 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
Barstow:

$100,993
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $256,398; Detached houses: $274,924; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,898; In 2-unit structures: $269,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,619; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,373; Mobile homes: $45,870; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,058

Median gross rent in 2013: $745.

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  • Races in Barstow, CA (2013)

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    • 10,53245.4%Hispanic
    • 7,54232.5%White alone
    • 2,52710.9%Black alone
    • 9224.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 7853.4%Asian alone
    • 7453.2%Two or more races
    • 960.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Barstow: 110.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.0%), German (6.0%), Irish (5.0%), English (4.1%), French (2.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 33.6 square miles.

Population density: 691 people per square mile   (low).

Barstow,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Barstow:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barstow city:

  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

2,541 residents are foreign born (7.5% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

This city:

10.9%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 97 registered sex offenders living in Barstow, California as of July 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Barstow to the number of sex offenders is 237 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $923 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $885 (1.1%)

Barstow satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Apple Valley, CA (27.2 miles , pop. 54,239).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (67.4 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (94.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lenwood, CA (2.0 miles ), Nebo Center, CA (2.2 miles ), Silver Lakes, CA (4.4 miles ), Apple Valley, CA (5.2 miles ), Spring Valley Lake, CA (5.4 miles ), Lucerne Valley, CA (5.5 miles ), Victorville, CA (5.5 miles ), Adelanto, CA (5.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $196,200
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $133,900
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $132,400
  • 2005: 68 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2006: 48 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2007: 71 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2008: 32 buildings, average cost: $110,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2012: 50 buildings, average cost: $102,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.88 N, Longitude: 117.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,458 (+14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,040 (48.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Barstow household income distribution Barstow home values distribution

Property values in Barstow, CA


Crime rates in Barstow by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2320123536203
per 100,000 9.313.78.80.04.28.412.520.012.124.38.70.013.0
Rapes 1214171121182111168121713
per 100,000 55.863.974.647.188.775.287.744.164.532.452.473.356.2
Robberies 515762546980721166645484545
per 100,000 237.1260.3272.0231.4291.3334.0300.5465.1265.9182.2209.6194.1194.4
Assaults 96100153199199190241207163131123145168
per 100,000 446.3456.7671.3852.7840.2793.31,006.0829.9656.7530.3537.0625.3725.9
Burglaries 315244328298305374402495299263276265329
per 100,000 1,464.41,114.51,439.21,276.81,287.81,561.51,678.01,984.61,204.61,064.61,205.01,142.81,421.5
Thefts 549479662548493418621573423371407394354
per 100,000 2,552.22,187.82,904.72,348.02,081.61,745.22,592.12,297.31,704.11,501.81,776.91,699.21,529.6
Auto thefts 118153243228253230186265181143139184102
per 100,000 548.6698.81,066.2976.91,068.2960.3776.41,062.5729.2578.9606.9793.5440.7
Arson 12287111315109135511
per 100,000 55.89.135.130.046.454.362.640.136.352.621.821.647.5
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 468.2465.6590.4534.7588.8586.7664.3691.0493.6412.7430.0449.6466.4

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

Crime rate in Barstow detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 53 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,346 (-6.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Barstow, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Barstow-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 739% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 55.8 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
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from Barstow center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 42.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 137.7 miles away from Barstow center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 226.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Bernardino County (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 21, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Barstow topographic map

Birthplace of: Toussaint Tyler - Football running back, Gil Cedillo - Politician, Jeanne Crain - (born 1932), actress, Paul Salopek - Newspaper editor, Stan Ridgway - Banjoist, Gloria Romero (legislator) - Politician, Lady Victoria - Professional wrestler, Ross Robinson - Record producer, Mark Johnson (golfer) - Professional golfer, Derrick Jones - Player of football.

Hospitals and medical centers in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 820 E MOUNTAIN VIEW STREET)
  • DESERT CITIES DIALYSIS OF BARSTOW (655 S. 7TH STREET)
  • RIMROCK VILLA CONV HOSPITAL (27555 RIMROCK ROAD)
  • VETERANS HOME OF CALIFORNIA - BARSTOW (100 EAST VETERANS PARKWAY)

Airports and heliports located in Barstow:

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Amtrak station:

BARSTOW (685 N. 1ST AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Barstow:

  • Barstow Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,120; Location: 2700 Barstow Road; Public; Website: www.barstow.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Barstow:

  • Victor Valley College (about 31 miles; Victorville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,630)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (about 51 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 15,748)
  • University of Redlands (about 57 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • San Bernardino Valley College (about 57 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 58 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 59 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • Loma Linda University (about 59 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)

Public high schools in Barstow:

Private high school in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 511 VICTOR AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Barstow:

Private elementary/middle school in Barstow:

  • BARSTOW CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 800 YUCCA AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Barstow, School District: BARSTOW UNIFIED

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Kennedy Middle school is now Barstow middle school. added by YellaBoy

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Notable locations in Barstow: Sun Valley Country Club (A), Desert Ambulance (B), Barstow Fire Protection District Station 363 (C), Barstow Fire Protection District Station 361 (D), Barstow City Hall (E), Barstow Branch San Bernardino County Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Factory Merchants at Barstow Shopping Center (1), Barstow Mall Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Barstow include: Church of Christ (A), Concordia Lutheran Church (B), Disciples of Christ Church (C), First Congregational Church of Barstow (D), Freewill Church of God in Christ (E), Mexican Congregational Church (F), New Life Fellowship Church (G), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (H), Bilingual Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Barstow include: Dana Park (1), Foglesong Park (2), Lillian Park (3), H Street Soccer Fields (4), Waterman Park (5), Stringham Park (6), Sturnacle Park (7), Daha Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: American Inn (1350 West Main Street) (1), Barstow Days Inn (1590 Coolwater Ln) (2), Best Western Desert Villa Inn (1984 East Main Street) (3), Best Motel (1281 East Main Street) (4), 860 West Motel (860 West Main Street) (5), Astro Budget (1271 East Main Street) (6), Budget Inn (1111 East Main Street) (7), Brants Motel (921 East Main) (8), Budget Inn- Barstow (1111 East Main Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: San Bernardino-County - Needles Airport- Airport Services (Airport Road) (1), San Bernardino County - Sheriff- Sheriff's Court Services (235 East Mountain View Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

San Bernardino 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 2012 was 81.7. This is about average.

City:

81.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.1
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 20.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

20.2

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

NPS - KELSO DEPOT (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
NPS - HOLE IN THE WALL CAMPGROUND (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-16-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BAR-LEN MWC (Population served: 124, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-04-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
NPS - ZZYZX DESERT STUDIES CENTER (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SLASH X RANCH CAFE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • SHADY LANE RV CAMP (Population served: 165, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NPS - MID HILLS (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.5%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents, 29.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.7% for American Indian residents, 3.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 19.5% for other race residents, 37.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Barstow in 2010:

  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 99 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 42 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 28 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
287 people in nursing homes in 2000
108 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Barstow, California environmental map by EPA

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Barstow compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Barstow (2011 data):

  • East West Bank: Barstow Branch at 945 East Armory Road, branch established on 1983/10/20. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Barstow Branch at 239 East Main Street, branch established on 1957/01/07. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Barstow Branch at 1291 East Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Barstow Branch at 524 East Main Street, branch established on 1935/12/09. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Barstow, California:

  • Days Inn, 1590 Collwater Ln, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-1737
  • Ramada Inn, 1511 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-5673, Fax: (760) 256-5917
  • Sleep Inn Barstow On Historic Route 66, 1861 W Main St, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-1300, Fax: (760) 256-6807
  • Motel 6, #1355, 150 Yucca Ave, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-1752, Fax: (760) 256-9110
  • Motel 6, #164, 31951 E Main St, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-0653
  • Best Western Desert Villa Inn, 1984 East Main, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 256-1781
  • Days Inn, 2551 Commerce Pkwy, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 253-2121, Fax: (760) 253-2086
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 2700 Lenwood Rd, Barstow, CA 92311 , Phone: (760) 253-9200, Fax: (760) 253-9201
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Barstow, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
California average:

15.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Barstow city (based on San Bernardino County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
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: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
San Bernardino County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
San Bernardino County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
California:

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

16.2%
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 9$72,156$96,2080$0
Other Government Administration 4$48,571$145,7130$0
Police Protection - Officers 37$331,070$107,3740$0
Police - Other 13$78,821$72,7581$762
Firefighters 20$165,067$99,0405$2,161
Fire - Other 2$9,855$59,1300$0
Streets and Highways 10$88,531$106,2376$12,972
Solid Waste Management 3$21,066$84,2640$0
Sewerage 4$28,151$84,4530$0
Parks and Recreation 12$61,315$61,31516$18,285
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$13,771$82,6260$0
Transit 1$9,015$108,1800$0
Other and Unallocable 20$135,131$81,0791$2,725
Totals for Government 137$1,062,520$93,06729$36,905

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

  • Construction - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,458,000 ($62.79)
    Housing & Community Development: $550,000 ($23.69)
    Police Protection: $118,000 ($5.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,564,000 ($239.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,462,000 ($106.03)
    Sewerage: $1,795,000 ($77.31)
    Transit Utilities: $1,564,000 ($67.36)
    Regular Highways: $1,498,000 ($64.52)
    Financial Administration: $1,239,000 ($53.36)
    Housing & Community Development: $683,000 ($29.42)
    Own Hospitals: $351,000 ($15.12)
    Central Staff Services: $268,000 ($11.54)
    Health Services - Other: $133,000 ($5.73)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($0.90)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $743,000 ($32.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($0.86)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,346,000 ($273.31)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,467,000 ($106.25)
    Sewerage: $2,371,000 ($102.11)
    Hospital Public: $1,203,000 ($51.81)
    All Other: $267,000 ($11.50)
    Housing & Community Development: $129,000 ($5.56)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $254,000 ($10.94)
    Transit Utilities: $196,000 ($8.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,653,000 ($71.19)
    General Revenue, NEC: $297,000 ($12.79)
    Property Sale Other: $55,000 ($2.37)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.13)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $187,000 ($8.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,226,000 ($52.80)
    All Other: $455,000 ($19.60)
    Highways: $406,000 ($17.49)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,883,000 ($296.44)
    Property: $3,179,000 ($136.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,279,000 ($55.08)
    Public Utilities: $728,000 ($31.35)
    NEC: $346,000 ($14.90)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $224,000 ($9.65)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $12,130,000 ($522.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $11,790,000 ($507.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $224,000 ($9.65)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $340,000 ($14.64)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,766,000 ($76.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $31,151,000 ($1341.62)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,940,000 ($83.55)

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.60% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.28% ($35,688)
from Orange County, CA  0.43% ($42,770)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($451 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.77% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.53% ($40,820)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($44,337)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barstow:

  • KIQQ (1310 AM; 5 kW; BARSTOW, CA)
  • KSZL (1230 AM; 1 kW; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIXW (960 AM; 5 kW; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWRN (1550 AM; 5 kW; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: MAJOR MARKET STATONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barstow:

  • KBTW (104.5 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KRXV (98.1 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KJAT (105.3 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHDR (96.9 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)
  • KIXW-FM (107.3 FM; LENWOOD, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • KDUC (94.3 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KXXZ (95.9 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K202DM (88.3 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K212EK (90.3 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210DL (89.9 FM; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVFG (103.1 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KATJ-FM (100.7 FM; GEORGE, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KELT (92.7 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: AMATURO GROUP OF L.A., LTD)
  • KXRD (89.5 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHMS (88.5 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K228CO (93.5 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCXX (103.9 FM; LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA; Owner: ALL-PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K219KN (91.7 FM; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K295AI (106.9 FM; MUSCOY, CA; Owner: ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Barstow:

  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K69FJ (Channel 69; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K35BQ (Channel 35; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K41CY (Channel 41; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K61AE (Channel 61; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K15BZ (Channel 15; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K19BS (Channel 19; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO, AREA #40)
  • K23BP (Channel 23; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • KTSK-LP (Channel 17; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K26FO (Channel 26; DAGGETT, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K44DV (Channel 44; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)
  • K39DW (Channel 39; DAGGETT, ETC., CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 40)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Barstow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 63Number of bridges
  • 489m1,604ftTotal length
  • $20,364,000Total costs
  • 1,400,448Total average daily traffic
  • 310,583Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 261960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 261990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Barstow, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barstow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Barstow, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 237 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barstow)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Barstow)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 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 ORIGINATED101$112,83523$76,82691$152,8144$56,4750$018$64,0993$108,703
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$131,3671$84,70018$147,0512$21,8351$1,430,7502$120,8751$56,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED9$91,97911$73,80980$128,91318$41,8440$017$59,2793$54,013
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$125,1253$83,60345$139,3512$42,7150$04$71,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$87,5404$113,4436$162,4701$176,6800$03$91,2500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0093.00 , 0094.00, 0095.00, 0118.00, 0120.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$90,4930$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$115,4901$82,410
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$206,0300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$142,5000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0093.00 , 0094.00, 0095.00, 0118.00, 0120.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Barstow, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15371.6 years
Robert12767.8 years
James12068.7 years
William11674.2 years
Mary11275.3 years
Charles7574.3 years
George7472.9 years
Dorothy6677.1 years
Richard5866.0 years
Joseph5670.8 years
Most common last names in Barstow, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5072.8 years
Smith4876.4 years
Miller3472.1 years
Williams3475.0 years
Brown3369.4 years
Harris3072.0 years
Sanchez2970.2 years
Jones2972.3 years
Mitchell2573.9 years
Chavez2567.2 years
Businesses in Barstow, CA
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1Kroger1
ALDO2Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1McDonald's3
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Ann Taylor2Nike1
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Banana Republic1Pac Sun1
Best Western1Panda Express2
Carl\s Jr.2Payless1
Chipotle1Penske1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
Days Inn2RadioShack1
Dennys3Ramada1
DressBarn1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Rodeway Inn1
El Pollo Loco1Safeway1
FedEx5Skechers USA1
Ford1Starbucks3
GNC1Subway4
Gap1Super 81
Gymboree1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Travelodge1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul2
Home Depot1UPS7
IHOP1Vans1
Jack In The Box2Vons1
KFC2Walmart1

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