Ben Lomond, California

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Population in 2010: 6,234.
Population change since 2000: +163.7%
Males: 3,042  (48.8%)
Females: 3,192  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95005, 95018, 95060.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,913 (it was $57,241 in 2000)
Ben Lomond:

$83,913
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $42,778 (it was $25,691 in 2000)

Ben Lomond CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $709,115 (it was $300,300 in 2000)
Ben Lomond:

$709,115
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $822,987; detached houses: $905,030; townhouses or other attached units: $621,948; in 2-unit structures: $667,524; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $530,224; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $567,256; mobile homes: $233,189

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,739.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ben Lomond: 160.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.7%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ben Lomond, CA (2010)
    • 5,37486.2%White alone
    • 5158.3%Hispanic
    • 1843.0%Two or more races
    • 681.1%Asian alone
    • 350.6%American Indian alone
    • 300.5%Black alone
    • 170.3%Other race alone
    • 110.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Ben Lomond, California as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ben Lomond is 1,333 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (11.8%), English (9.4%), German (7.0%), Irish (5.0%), European (4.4%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 360 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 7,389 people per square mile   (high).

Ben Lomond, California map

484 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This place:

6.9%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,528 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,971 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (8.3 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (19.2 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (294.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Brookdale, CA (1.4 miles ),
Zayante, CA (1.5 miles ),
Lompico, CA (1.5 miles ),
Mount Hermon, CA (1.6 miles ),
Felton, CA (1.6 miles ),
San Lorenzo Valley, CA (1.8 miles ),
Boulder Creek, CA (2.0 miles ),
Scotts Valley, CA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.08 N, Longitude: 122.08 W

Area code: 831

Distribution of median household income in Ben Lomond, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ben Lomond, CA in 2017
Ben Lomond satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.9%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Ben Lomond, CA
Historical housing units in Ben Lomond, CA
Most common industries in Ben Lomond, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Public administration (8.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (14.6%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Ben Lomond, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Computer specialists (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Engineers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Computer specialists (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.0%)
  • Engineers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Ben Lomond, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Ben Lomond, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.484. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.484
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.209. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.76. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.76
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00611. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00611
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Ben Lomond-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 757% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 80.9 miles away from Ben Lomond center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 17.4 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 161.1 miles away from Ben Lomond center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 224.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 312.2 miles away from the city center
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 115.5 miles away from Ben Lomond center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Cruz County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Ben Lomond:

  • HOSPICE CARING PROJECT (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SCOTTS VALLEY, CA)
  • SANTA CRUZ SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • DOMINICAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SANTA CRUZ SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • 7TH AVENUE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Amtrak stations near Ben Lomond:

  • 9 miles: SANTA CRUZ (920 PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: SAN JOSE (65 CAHILL ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ben Lomond:

  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 6 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,751)
  • Cabrillo College (about 11 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • West Valley College (about 14 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)
  • De Anza College (about 17 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 16,729)
  • San Jose City College (about 19 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Foothill College (about 20 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • Santa Clara University (about 21 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 7,640)

Public high school in Ben Lomond:

  • SLVUSD HOME AND HOSPITAL (Location: 325 MARION AVE., Grades: KG-12)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ben Lomond Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Love Creek (A), Newell Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Ben Lomond: Highlands County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Sonoma County - Superior Court- Superior Court Annex- Family Court Serv (475 Aviation Suite STE).

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

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

QUAKER CENTER (Population served: 85, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2007)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2005)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-15-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-15-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
SEQUOIA RETREAT CENTER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.9%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
40 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
35 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
42 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ben Lomond:

Marital status in Ben Lomond, CA
  • Never married: 30.2%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Ben Lomond:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Ben Lomond
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ben Lomond, CA (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,50013
Evangelical Protestant13,83884
Other10,59352
Mainline Protestant5,04928
Orthodox1,1044
Black Protestant2383
None181,060-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
Santa Cruz County:

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Cruz County:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

17.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.4%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ben Lomond:

8.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ben Lomond:

35.1%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ben Lomond:

80.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ben Lomond, CA Residents

5.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($391 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.26% ($138,577 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.59% ($47,838)
from Alameda County, CA  0.27% ($78,017)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($679 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monterey County, CA  0.78% ($64,453 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.76% ($107,217)
to Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($56,922)

Businesses in Ben Lomond, CA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Quality: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Ben Lomond:

  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • 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.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ben Lomond:

  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KZSC (88.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSRI (90.7 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Ben Lomond:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
Ben Lomond fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Ben Lomond fatal accident list:

Oct 22, 1998 09:15 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.9mTotal length
  • $5,594,000Total costs
  • 127,050Total average daily traffic
  • 6,370Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,109Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ben Lomond, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Ben Lomond, CA

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Ben Lomond, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 13575 Empire Grade Rd (Lat: 37.130778 Lon: -122.168556), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WNEK970,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2133.20 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/1993, Expiration Date: 10/28/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/17/1994, Phone: (916) 657-9454
  • BENLOMOND, 13575 Empire Grade Rd (Lat: 37.131389 Lon: -122.168944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WPTS907,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10573.7 MHz, 954.700 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/2011, Expiration Date: 12/10/2021, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-9437, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Chalk Mountain 8 Miles West Of (Lat: 37.160556 Lon: -122.302500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WPLO353,
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.012 MHz, 482.062 MHz, 488.225 MHz, 488.250 MHz, 488.275 MHz, Grant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 11/12/2019, Cancellation Date: 09/25/2015, Certifier: Gregory J Forrest, Registrant: Macro Corporation, 1777 Oakland Blvd., Suite 101, Walnut Creek, CA 94596, Phone: (925) 210-1500, Fax: (925) 210-1616, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ben Lomond)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1937E , Serial Number: 7AC-5504, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Robert C Higginson, 9569 Brookside Ave, Ben Lomond, CA 95005
  • 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: 32838 , Serial Number: 28-7525121, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/17/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 04/07/2000
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffery J Ritchie, Po Box 541, Ben Lomond, CA 95005, Other Owners: Deborah S Ritchie
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4422H , Serial Number: 24-0729, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Brian Witherspoon, 10120 Riverside Dr, Ben Lomond, CA 95005

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$354,8978$285,03842$308,5651$334,3205$352,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$104,9200$05$388,5440$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$304,1271$273,71020$333,3451$452,9302$450,650
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$108,8301$65,17010$273,9101$13,0300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$220,9300$04$348,8230$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1203.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$232,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$235,260
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1203.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ben Lomond, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ben Lomond, CA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 39 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Ben Lomond, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (32.2%), and Structure Fires (31.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Ben Lomond, CA
    • 7432.2%Outside Fires
    • 7231.3%Structure Fires
    • 5825.2%Other
    • 2611.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ben Lomond, CA
Most common first names in Ben Lomond, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2975.9 years
William2874.6 years
Robert2364.1 years
James2072.4 years
Charles1972.8 years
Dorothy1881.2 years
George1673.9 years
Mary1585.9 years
Frances1276.7 years
Frank1278.1 years
Most common last names in Ben Lomond, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1078.2 years
Johnson682.0 years
Taylor677.6 years
Ellis571.8 years
Young451.5 years
Gregory488.8 years
Campbell477.0 years
Legate487.3 years
Coates478.2 years
Archer490.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ben Lomond, CA
  • 52.0%Utility gas
  • 21.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 10.5%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ben Lomond, CA
  • 50.9%Utility gas
  • 28.4%Electricity
  • 8.8%Wood
  • 8.8%Other fuel
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Ben Lomond compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Ben Lomond on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 (95060) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #86 (95060) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most Internet business establishments in 2005"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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