Bret Harte, California

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Population in 2010: 5,152. Population change since 2000: -0.2%
Males: 2,791  (54.2%)
Females: 2,361  (45.8%)
Median resident age:  26.7 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95358.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,944 (it was $26,568 in 2000)
Bret Harte:

$28,944
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,008 (it was $7,481 in 2000)

Bret Harte CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,692 (it was $72,100 in 2000)
Bret Harte:

$57,692
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $220,465; Detached houses: $229,179; Townhouses or other attached units: $166,004; In 2-unit structures: $183,551; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $131,217; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $95,497; Mobile homes: $81,072; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,098

Median gross rent in 2013: $970.

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  • Races in Bret Harte, CA (2010)

    Bret Harte races chart
    • 4,27282.9%Hispanic
    • 67013.0%White alone
    • 821.6%Two or more races
    • 410.8%Black alone
    • 410.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 190.4%American Indian alone
    • 230.4%Asian alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bret Harte: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (1.9%), Portuguese (1.5%), Arab (1.3%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 0.56 square miles.

Population density: 9,167 people per square mile   (high).

Bret Harte,CA real estate house value index trend

Bret Harte, California map

For population 25 years and over in Bret Harte:

  • High school or higher: 32.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 18.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bret Harte CDP:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 49.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

2,405 residents are foreign born (46.9% Latin America).

This place:

48.0%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $817 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $504 (0.6%)

Bret Harte satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Modesto, CA (4.1 miles , pop. 188,856).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (30.4 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (284.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rouse, CA (1.1 miles ), Shackelford, CA (1.1 miles ), Parklawn, CA (1.2 miles ), West Modesto, CA (1.4 miles ), Bystrom, CA (1.4 miles ), Riverdale Park, CA (1.5 miles ), Airport, CA (1.6 miles ), Ceres, CA (1.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.60 N, Longitude: 121.01 W

Bret Harte household income distribution Bret Harte home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Bret Harte, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Bret Harte-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 800% 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 112.4 miles away from the city 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 54.1 miles away from Bret Harte center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 211.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Bret Harte center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 274.9 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 Stanislaus County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Bret Harte:

  • HA-LE ALOHA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; CERES, CA)
  • GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - CENTRAL MODESTO (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL MODESTO (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • MODESTO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • STANISLAUS MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • CERES DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CERES, CA)

Amtrak stations near Bret Harte:

  • 7 miles: MODESTO (1700 HELD DRIVE) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: TURLOCK-DENAIR (DENAIR, SANTA FE ST. AT ELM ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bret Harte:

  • Modesto Junior College (about 4 miles; Modesto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,635)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 10 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • University of the Pacific (about 31 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 32 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • Merced College (about 35 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of California-Merced (about 36 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Las Positas College (about 45 miles; Livermore, CA; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Stanislaus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 149. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

149
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.323. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.323
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.0
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 30.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 34.3%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for American Indian residents, 43.3% for other race residents, 24.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Bret Harte 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.2
California average:

15.4

Bret Harte travel time to work - commute Bret Harte mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • No fuel used (6%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Bret Harte CDP (based on Stanislaus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic107,52918
Evangelical Protestant65,976268
Other19,19859
Mainline Protestant7,73034
Black Protestant1,3128
Orthodox6252
None312,083-
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: 133
Stanislaus County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Stanislaus County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Stanislaus County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 282
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanislaus County:

28.0%
California:

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

17.1%
State:

17.9%

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
California average:

5.03%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.02%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.86% ($40,401 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.60% ($33,252)
from Alameda County, CA  0.35% ($41,384)


4.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.86% ($44,717 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.55% ($33,402)
to Alameda County, CA  0.32% ($47,389)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bret Harte:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KFIV (1360 AM; 4 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KESP (970 AM; 1 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVIN (920 AM; 3 kW; CERES, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • 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.)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bret Harte:

  • KEJC (93.9 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: MODESTO COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K258AB (99.5 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KADV (90.5 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: MODESTO ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KJSN (102.3 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWNN (98.3 FM; TURLOCK, CA; Owner: SILVERADO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KTSE-FM (97.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMRQ (96.7 FM; MANTECA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Bret Harte:

  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)
  • KACA-LP (Channel 61; MODESTO, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
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 ORIGINATED36$90,84425$63,2628$97,3261$26,22017$59,348
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$156,8654$67,8252$92,7400$01$83,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$97,0297$69,95316$103,7342$50,3006$67,943
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$72,7903$58,0105$81,4380$03$64,210
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$183,0901$107,7603$130,3270$01$77,720

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0024.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$80,938
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$80,580
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$49,110
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$115,860

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0024.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Agricultural workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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