Buck Meadows, California

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Population in 2010: 31.
Males: 21  (67.7%)
Females: 10  (32.3%)
Median resident age:

28.8 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip code: 95321

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,198
Buck Meadows:

$52,198
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,654

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $310,367
Buck Meadows:

$310,367
CA:

$568,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Buck Meadows: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3006 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (41.8 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (68.5 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (274.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Greeley Hill, CA (2.3 miles ),
Pine Mountain Lake, CA (2.7 miles ),
Groveland-Big Oak Flat, CA (2.9 miles ),
Coulterville, CA (3.1 miles ),
Coultervillle, CA (3.2 miles ),
Tuolumne City, CA (3.7 miles ),
Groveland, CA (3.9 miles ),
Soulsbyville, CA (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 37.81 N, Longitude: 120.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2007 was 0.194. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.194
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 0.882. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.882
U.S.:

5.558
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 45.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.1
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Buck Meadows-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8303% 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 160.8 miles away from Buck Meadows center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 203.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Buck Meadows center
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 105.6 miles away from Buck Meadows 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 207.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 231.2 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 Mariposa County (13) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak stations near Buck Meadows:

  • 19 miles: MIDPINES (YOSEMITE BUG YOUTH HOSTEL, HWY 140) - Bus Station
  • 20 miles: EL PORTAL (YOSEMITE VIEW MOTEL, AT PARKLINE HWY 140) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Buck Meadows:

  • University of California-Merced (about 37 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 41 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 48 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 53 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 68 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • University of the Pacific (about 69 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 70 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)

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Mariposa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

46.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Buck Meadows:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 100.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Buck Meadows:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Buck Meadows, CA (based on Mariposa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6713
Evangelical Protestant2,04820
Mainline Protestant5783
Other4315
None10,523-
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: 12
Mariposa County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Mariposa County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Mariposa County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Mariposa County:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

23.2%
California:

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

14.2%
California:

17.9%

7.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.95%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Merced County, CA  0.80% ($60,490 average AGI)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.66% ($55,357)
from Madera County, CA  0.56% ($37,167)


8.56% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Merced County, CA  0.75% ($39,854 average AGI)
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.54% ($56,686)
to Madera County, CA  0.53% ($41,147)

Strongest AM radio stations in Buck Meadows:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Buck Meadows:

  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)
  • KAAT (103.1 FM; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Buck Meadows:

  • K15ET (Channel 15; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPH-CA (Channel 17; MERCED-MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING INCORPORATED)

Buck Meadows fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 2017 02:27 PM, Sr-120, Lat: 37.817981, Lon: -120.055831, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.7mTotal length
  • 3,900Total average daily traffic
  • 3,498Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • INTAKE RADIO, Jones Point (Lat: 37.867417 Lon: -119.974306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WNEP557,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022, Registrant: Hetch Hetchy Water & Power, 1 Lake Drive, Moccasin, CA 95347, Phone: (209) 989-2117, Fax: (209) 989-2188, Email:
  • STATION, Early Intake (Lat: 37.875194 Lon: -119.966278), Overall height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WNEP558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2147.60 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2002, Expiration Date: 05/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/04/2009, Registrant: San Francisco City And County Water, 1 Lake Drive, Moccasin, CA 95347, Phone: (209) 989-2117, Fax: (209) 989-2188, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Buck Meadows, CA
  • 100.0%Wood


Buck Meadows compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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