Bodfish, California

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Population in 2010: 1,956. Population change since 2000: +7.3%
Males: 873  (44.7%)
Females: 1,083  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  54.7 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93205.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $20,721 (it was $22,368 in 2000)
Bodfish:

$20,721
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,899 (it was $12,735 in 2000)

Bodfish CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $123,165 (it was $58,900 in 2000)
Bodfish:

$123,165
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $290,851; Detached houses: $435,132; Mobile homes: $51,513

Median gross rent in 2013: $602.

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  • Races in Bodfish, CA (2010)

    Bodfish races chart
    • 1,64384.0%White alone
    • 1899.7%Hispanic
    • 572.9%Two or more races
    • 422.1%American Indian alone
    • 130.7%Asian alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone
    • 40.2%Black alone
    • 30.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bodfish: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (19.7%), English (11.0%), Irish (6.6%), United States (5.7%), Italian (3.7%), Norwegian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2680 feet

Land area: 7.96 square miles.

Population density: 246 people per square mile   (very low).

Bodfish,CA real estate house value index trend

Bodfish, California map

For population 25 years and over in Bodfish:

  • High school or higher: 83.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bodfish CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 36.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 25.2%

81 residents are foreign born (2.9% Latin America, 0.9% North America).

This place:

3.8%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Bodfish, California as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bodfish to the number of sex offenders is 391 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,363 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $644 (0.8%)

Bodfish satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (34.9 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (104.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lake Isabella, CA (1.7 miles ), Squirrel Mountain Valley, CA (2.2 miles ), Mountain Mesa, CA (2.3 miles ), Wofford Heights, CA (2.9 miles ), Weldon, CA (3.0 miles ), Bella Vista, CA (3.2 miles ), Kernville, CA (3.4 miles ), Onyx, CA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 35.59 N, Longitude: 118.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Bodfish household income distribution Bodfish home values distribution

Property values in Bodfish, CA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (54%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (34%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Bodfish, California

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Earthquake activity:

Bodfish-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 845% 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 50.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 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 147.3 miles away from Bodfish 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 151.3 miles away from the city center
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 137.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 300.7 miles away from Bodfish center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kern County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bodfish topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bodfish:

  • KERN VALLEY HEALTHCARE DISTRICT DP SNF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; LAKE ISABELLA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bodfish:

  • Bakersfield College (about 31 miles; Bakersfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 39 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Porterville College (about 44 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 46 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Taft College (about 63 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 66 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 69 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

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Notable locations in Bodfish: Juniper Hills Country Club (A), Myers Ranch (B), Double S Ranch (C), Harrington Ranch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kern 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 15.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

20.2

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

CANYON MEADOWS MUTUAL WATER (Population served: 325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
FRIENDS RV PARK (Population served: 24, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.1%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

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

Bodfish, California environmental map by EPA

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Bodfish compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
California average:

15.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bodfish CDP (based on Kern County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic245,83630
Evangelical Protestant114,724436
Other30,68783
Mainline Protestant7,45938
Black Protestant4,02625
Orthodox4503
None436,449-
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: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Kern County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
California:

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

15.9%
State:

17.9%

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($715 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.95% ($35,127 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.21% ($34,469)
from San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($30,651)


4.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
California average:

5.12%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.08%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.83% ($36,085 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.17% ($31,995)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($39,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bodfish:

  • KQAB (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAFY (1100 AM; 4 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: KAFY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bodfish:

  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bodfish:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KJOI-LP (Channel 34; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KGET-TV (Channel 17; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KBAK-TV (Channel 29; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: WESTWIND COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KERO-TV (Channel 23; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBFX-LP (Channel 58; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING INCORPORATED)
  • KTFB-CA (Channel 4; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BAKERSFIELD LLC)
  • KBTF-LP (Channel 52; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BAKERSFIELD LLC)
  • KAZB-CA (Channel 65; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: HISPANIC BAKERSFIELD, LLC)
  • K08FX (Channel 8; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: SOUTH LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSN.)
  • K10GC (Channel 10; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: SOUTH LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSN.)
  • K12HL (Channel 12; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: SOUTH LAKE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 7,300Total average daily traffic
  • 365Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,350Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bodfish)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4769N , Serial Number: 18267352, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Kron, 29 Verna St, Bodfish, CA 93205

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$127,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$162,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0052.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$47,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0052.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Bodfish

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bodfish, CA
Most common first names in Bodfish, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2872.9 years
Robert2370.1 years
John2273.2 years
Charles2079.5 years
James1570.5 years
Richard1467.9 years
George1373.2 years
Mary1273.7 years
Joseph1270.1 years
Carl1174.7 years
Most common last names in Bodfish, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1177.3 years
Johnson1070.7 years
Brown768.7 years
Green662.0 years
Robinson670.6 years
Wilson671.7 years
Smith676.5 years
Clark575.2 years
Davis571.8 years
Miller578.2 years

Bodfish on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Personal and laundry services"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 (93205) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #57 (93205) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #71 (93205) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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