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Population in 2017: 13,972 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +66.6%
Males: 8,017  (57.4%)
Females: 5,955  (42.6%)
Median resident age:

33.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93501, 93505.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,315 (it was $45,735 in 2000)
California City:

$44,315
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,635 (it was $19,902 in 2000)

California City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $110,081 (it was $80,600 in 2000)
California City:

$110,081
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,674; detached houses: $264,240; townhouses or other attached units: $217,353; in 2-unit structures: $210,855; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,291; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,150; mobile homes: $167,307; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $60,537

Median gross rent in 2017: $929.

March 2019 cost of living index in California City: 89.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.9%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents, 44.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 57.0% for other race residents, 9.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in California City, CA (2017)
    • 5,13737.5%White alone
    • 4,33131.6%Hispanic
    • 2,83220.6%Black alone
    • 6254.6%Two or more races
    • 4943.6%Asian alone
    • 690.5%American Indian alone
    • 470.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in California City, California as of September 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in California City is 468 to 1.


Crime rates in California City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.7)
2
(16.8)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.3)
4
(28.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(17.4)
1
(8.4)
4
(29.8)
8
(54.6)
4
(25.8)
4
(25.7)
12
(84.0)
3
(20.7)
4
(30.0)
8
(60.8)
5
(37.8)
9
(68.0)
3
(21.8)
2
(14.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(34.8)
6
(50.4)
10
(74.4)
19
(129.7)
13
(83.9)
2
(12.8)
10
(70.0)
10
(69.2)
9
(67.5)
5
(38.0)
20
(151.3)
21
(158.6)
16
(116.3)
8
(56.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
50
(434.9)
34
(285.8)
46
(342.2)
48
(327.6)
42
(271.1)
47
(301.8)
49
(343.0)
74
(511.8)
74
(554.8)
65
(493.6)
96
(726.3)
60
(453.0)
68
(494.4)
33
(234.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
93
(808.8)
120
(1,009)
143
(1,064)
192
(1,310)
166
(1,072)
184
(1,182)
255
(1,785)
260
(1,798)
425
(3,186)
249
(1,891)
270
(2,043)
215
(1,623)
180
(1,309)
196
(1,395)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(1,313)
160
(1,345)
143
(1,064)
181
(1,235)
276
(1,782)
257
(1,650)
228
(1,596)
234
(1,618)
239
(1,792)
210
(1,595)
218
(1,649)
152
(1,148)
122
(887.1)
137
(975.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(165.2)
22
(184.9)
15
(111.6)
42
(286.7)
29
(187.2)
34
(218.3)
27
(189.0)
23
(159.1)
19
(142.4)
22
(167.1)
28
(211.8)
23
(173.7)
39
(283.6)
60
(427.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(17.4)
0
(0.0)
6
(44.6)
2
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)251.1251.8255.4312.2274.2289.5360.7384.5461.3383.4446.8381.1315.6303.2

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City-data.com crime index in California City, CA

Crime rate in California City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: German (5.2%), American (4.6%), Irish (2.9%), English (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2360 feet

Land area: 203.6 square miles.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (very low).

California City, California map

1,729 residents are foreign born (8.7% Latin America, 1.4% Asia).

This city:

12.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,113 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,058 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Kern, CA (5.5 miles , pop. 69,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (66.8 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (79.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

East Kern, CA (2.4 miles ),
North Edwards, CA (2.9 miles ),
Baker, CA (3.8 miles ),
Boron, CA (4.0 miles ),
Edwards AFB, CA (4.1 miles ),
Randsburg, CA (4.3 miles),
Johannesburg, CA (4.4 miles),
Mojave, CA (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 35.16 N, Longitude: 117.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,535 (-11.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,328 (35.3%)

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in California City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in California City, CA in 2017

Property values in California City, CA

California City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

10.1%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in California City, CA
Historical housing units in California City, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,308 (+38.0%).
Most common industries in California City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (26.3%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (31.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (19.5%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Health care (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in California City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.2%)
  • Engineers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)

Average climate in California City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 7.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.76
U.S.:

5.56
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 26.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

California City-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 747% 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 64.8 miles away from California 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 101.9 miles away from California 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 93.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 179.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kern County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Floods: 11, 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).
California City topographic map

Airports located in California City:

Amtrak stations near California City:

  • 17 miles: BORON (26545 20 MULE TEAM RD.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking.
  • 19 miles: MOJAVE (15900 SIERRA HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to California City:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 31 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 38 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)
  • Barstow Community College (about 53 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • Victor Valley College (about 59 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Bakersfield College (about 65 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • College of the Canyons (about 66 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 11,307)
  • Los Angeles Mission College (about 67 miles; Sylmar, CA; FT enrollment: 4,825)

Public high schools in California City:

  • PANORAMA HIGH (Students: 1,639, Location: 8015 VAN NUYS BLVD., Grades: 9-12)
  • VALOR ACADEMY HIGH (Students: 58, Location: 8015 VAN NUYS BLVD., Grades: 9-12, Charter school)
  • CAL BURKE HIGH (Students: 55, Location: 14630 LANARK ST., Grades: 9-12)

Private high school in California City:

  • ST GENEVIEVE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 615, Location: 13967 ROSCOE BLVD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in California City:

Private elementary/middle school in California City:

  • ST GENEVIEVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 591, Location: 14024 COMMUNITY ST, Grades: KG-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in California City: Tierra del Sol Championship Golf Course (A), Silver Saddle Ranch and Country Club (B), California City Public Golf Course (C), California City Fire Department (D), California City City Hall (E), California City Chamber of Commerce (F), California City Branch Kern County Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Aspen Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Central Park Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in California City include: Borax Bill Park (1), Central Park (2), Galileo Park (3), B Park (4), Balsitis Park (5), Desert Tortoise Preserve (6), H Park (7), I Park (8), J Kerman Cooper Field (9). 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

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

CALIFORNIA CITY, CITY OF (Population served: 14,212, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-14-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-23-2006)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
2,614 people in federal prisons in 2010
53 people in federal prisons and detention centers in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in California City (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Sierra: California City Branch at 8031 California City Boulevard, branch established on 1968/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,332.3 mil, Deposits: $1,091.7 mil, headquarters in Porterville, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Sierra Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in California City:

Marital status in California City, CA
  • Never married: 40.1%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in California City:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - California City
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Religion statistics for California City, CA (based on Kern County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
This county:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
California:

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

15.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
California City:

42.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
California City:

23.1%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
California City:

34.3%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

52.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
California City:

78.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of California City, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$134,853$89,9021$776
Water Supply 12$76,697$76,6970$0
Police - Other 12$111,922$111,9222$3,861
Firefighters 12$91,002$91,0020$0
Other and Unallocable 9$54,957$73,2767$7,251
Financial Administration 5$38,207$91,6973$4,545
Fire - Other 5$33,486$80,3661$2,849
Streets and Highways 4$23,183$69,5490$0
Transit 3$16,860$67,4401$513
Other Government Administration 3$26,186$104,74414$2,413
Sewerage 3$24,130$96,5200$0
Parks and Recreation 2$11,106$66,6368$4,577
Airports 2$11,037$66,2220$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$7,763$93,1560$0
Totals for Government 91$661,389$87,21637$26,785

California City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,095,000 ($221.51)
    Water Utilities: $883,000 ($63.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $712,000 ($50.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $547,000 ($39.15)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,355,000 ($240.12)
    Water Utilities: $2,784,000 ($199.26)
    Police Protection: $1,813,000 ($129.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,511,000 ($108.14)
    Central Staff Services: $1,413,000 ($101.13)
    Sewerage: $658,000 ($47.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $593,000 ($42.44)
    Housing and Community Development: $445,000 ($31.85)
    Air Transportation: $333,000 ($23.83)
    General - Other: $299,000 ($21.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $243,000 ($17.39)
    Transit Utilities: $221,000 ($15.82)
    Health - Other: $200,000 ($14.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $131,000 ($9.38)
    Financial Administration: $109,000 ($7.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $489,000 ($35.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $154,000 ($11.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($3.79)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($3.51)
    Air Transportation: $24,000 ($1.72)
    Health - Other: $19,000 ($1.36)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($1.00)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($1.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,000,000 ($429.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $200,000 ($14.31)

California City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $698,000 ($49.96)
    Other: $351,000 ($25.12)
    Air Transportation: $236,000 ($16.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $45,000 ($3.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($2.58)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $50,000 ($3.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $94,000 ($6.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,545,000 ($110.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $103,000 ($7.37)
    Fines and Forfeits: $53,000 ($3.79)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.36)
    Rents: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,964,000 ($212.14)
    Transit Utilities: $26,000 ($1.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $490,000 ($35.07)
    Highways: $403,000 ($28.84)
    Transit Utilities: $216,000 ($15.46)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - Property: $7,107,000 ($508.66)
    Other: $3,523,000 ($252.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $324,000 ($23.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $203,000 ($14.53)
    Other License: $73,000 ($5.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $36,000 ($2.58)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $16,000 ($1.15)
    Other Selective Sales: $16,000 ($1.15)

California City government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,224,000 ($1590.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,395,000 ($1531.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $829,000 ($59.33)

California City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $84,966,000 ($6081.16)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,237,000 ($231.68)

3.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($593 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.00% ($41,298 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($32,845)
from Ventura County, CA  0.14% ($44,824)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.68% ($42,474 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($41,532)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($53,172)
Businesses in California City, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Quiznos1
FedEx2RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS2

Strongest AM radio stations in California City:

  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAVL (610 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in California City:

  • KCEL (106.9 FM; CALIFORNIA CITY, CA; Owner: KCEL RADIO, LLC)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGBM (89.7 FM; RANDSBURG, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KCRY (88.1 FM; MOJAVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: JAMES KNUDSEN & DONNA KNUDSEN)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around California City:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
California City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of California City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 43ft / 12.8mTotal length
  • $272,000Total costs
  • 156,420Total average daily traffic
  • 36,017Total average daily truck traffic
  • 107,311Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in California City, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 21990-1999
  • 122000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for California City, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED115$95,97357$62,66851$145,6773$33,95742$55,4991$123,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$93,7336$57,09214$164,9173$31,5007$124,4660$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$83,26919$54,72158$136,0073$77,29717$81,7643$112,817
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$109,49410$56,90024$153,8951$142,75011$77,0730$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$149,0072$126,0005$116,0781$113,9301$116,6101$50,260

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0055.04 , 0055.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$70,3710$01$38,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$299,5801$156,8300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,7600$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$142,0800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0055.04 , 0055.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in California City, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in California City, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 27 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in California City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (77.1%), and Outside Fires (13.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in California City, CA
    • 10177.1%Structure Fires
    • 1713.0%Outside Fires
    • 139.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for California City, CA
Most common first names in California City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert3669.3 years
John3570.2 years
William2872.7 years
James1972.4 years
Charles1872.2 years
Mary1570.4 years
Helen1581.4 years
Dorothy1475.9 years
Donald1372.7 years
Joseph1268.8 years
Most common last names in California City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1476.6 years
Jones1373.2 years
Williams1375.4 years
Brown1074.9 years
Johnson879.1 years
Mitchell869.5 years
Baker779.0 years
Lopez663.3 years
Garcia653.1 years
Thompson681.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in California City, CA
  • 51.9%Utility gas
  • 23.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.8%Electricity
  • 3.1%Wood
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in California City, CA
  • 59.3%Utility gas
  • 22.3%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%No fuel used
  • 3.6%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Wood


California City compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

California City on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: computer and mathematical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 (93505) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 32 pilots and 92 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Timothy E. Mccorkendale (2)
  • Joseph M. Mabry (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.