Bluewater, California

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Population in 2010: 172. Population change since 2000: -35.1%
Males: 80  (47.0%)
Females: 92  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  74.3 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 92242.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,233 (it was $18,750 in 2000)
Bluewater:

$42,233
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,411 (it was $15,142 in 2000)

Bluewater CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $36,288 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Bluewater:

$36,288
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $337,674; Detached houses: $360,103; Townhouses or other attached units: $325,028; In 2-unit structures: $390,716; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $243,494; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $329,910; Mobile homes: $62,736; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,488
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  • Races in Bluewater, CA (2010)

    Bluewater races chart
    • 15489.5%White alone
    • 116.4%Hispanic
    • 31.7%Two or more races
    • 21.2%Black alone
    • 10.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bluewater: 103.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (18.0%), European (15.0%), German (9.0%), Italian (9.0%), Irish (8.0%), American (5.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 364 feet

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 188 people per square mile   (very low).

Bluewater,CA real estate house value index trend

Bluewater, California map

For population 25 years and over in Bluewater:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bluewater CDP:

  • Never married: 1.9%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.7%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

5 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe).

This place:

2.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bluewater CDP:  1.3% ($350)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Bluewater satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (105.1 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (124.9 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (132.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Bluewater, AZ (1.2 miles ), Cienega Springs, AZ (1.3 miles ), Parker, AZ (1.8 miles ), Parker Strip, AZ (2.3 miles ), Big River, CA (2.7 miles ), Poston, AZ (4.0 miles ), Lake Havasu City, AZ (4.7 miles ), Bouse, AZ (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 114.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 928

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

5.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (71%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (36%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (36%)
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Bluewater, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bluewater-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 587% 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 130.5 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 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 126.9 miles away from Bluewater center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 106.4 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 135.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 276.3 miles away from Bluewater center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 123.8 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 San Bernardino County (44) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 23, 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).
Bluewater topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bluewater:

  • LA PAZ REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; PARKER, AZ)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bluewater:

  • Mohave Community College (about 77 miles; Kingman, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 3,309)
  • Arizona Western College (about 105 miles; Yuma, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,454)
  • Yavapai College (about 106 miles; Prescott, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,258)
  • Northcentral University (about 116 miles; Prescott Valley, AZ; FT enrollment: 5,927)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 119 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 120 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)
  • Universal Technical Institute of Arizona Inc (about 124 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,860)

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San Bernardino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.1%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.6
California average:

15.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bluewater CDP (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Bluewater:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bluewater:

21.3%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.1%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bluewater:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bluewater:

35.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

49.4%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

66.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bluewater, CA Residents

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 Bluewater:

  • KLPZ (1380 AM; 3 kW; PARKER, AZ; Owner: KEITH DOUGLAS LEARN)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNTR (980 AM; 1 kW; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KMIK (1580 AM; 50 kW; TEMPE, AZ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bluewater:

  • KWFH (90.1 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: DESERT VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KRRK (101.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: SMOKE AND MIRRORS, LLC)
  • K263AI (100.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KZUL-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: MAD DOG WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRCY-FM (96.7 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: RICK L. MURPHY)
  • KJJJ (102.3 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: STEVEN M. GREELEY)
  • K256AA (99.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K264AB (100.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • K268AC (101.5 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAROL L. VINE DBA VINE COMMUNICATNS)
  • KRRN (92.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K242AQ (96.3 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: DONALD F. HENDREN)
  • KFLG-FM (94.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K224BV (92.7 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: RICHARD R. FULKERSON)
  • K280EH (103.9 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: JANE G. BREDER)
  • KGMN (100.1 FM; KINGMAN, AZ; Owner: NEW WEST BROADCASTING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • KNKK (107.1 FM; NEEDLES, CA; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KADD (93.5 FM; LAUGHLIN, NV; Owner: M&M BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KNLB (91.1 FM; LAKE HAVASU CITY, AZ; Owner: NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • KRIT (93.9 FM; PARKER, AZ; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bluewater:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • K02MT (Channel 2; PARKER, AZ; Owner: HALE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$52,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9401.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46%)

Bluewater compared to California state average:

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

Bluewater on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (200+ housing units)"
  • #88 (92242) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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