Callender, California

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Population in 2010: 1,262.
Males: 444  (35.3%)
Females: 818  (64.7%)
Median resident age:  49.8 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $70,564
Callender:

$70,564
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $34,444

Callender CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $547,200
Callender:

$547,200
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $760,209; Detached houses: $753,867

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,562.

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  • Races in Callender, CA (2010)

    Callender races chart
    • 82765.5%White alone
    • 35528.1%Hispanic
    • 423.3%Asian alone
    • 272.1%Two or more races
    • 80.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Callender: 101.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.8%), American (6.3%), Portuguese (4.3%), German (3.4%), Irish (2.7%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 93 feet

For population 25 years and over in Callender:

  • High school or higher: 92.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Callender CDP:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

151 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This place:

8.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,598 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $5,244 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (11.6 miles , pop. 77,423).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (90.8 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (143.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Blacklake, CA (1.8 miles ), Los Berros, CA (1.9 miles ), Oceano, CA (1.9 miles ), Arroyo Grande, CA (2.2 miles ), Grover Beach, CA (2.2 miles ), Nipomo, CA (2.5 miles ), Guadalupe, CA (2.5 miles ), Pismo Beach, CA (2.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.05 N, Longitude: 120.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

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

4.1%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Callender-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 666% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Callender center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 243.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 239.0 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 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 156.7 miles away from Callender center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
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 Luis Obispo County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Callender:

  • PIKE, THE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • ARROYO GRANDE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • MARIAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER, ARROYO GRANDE Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • TAYLOR COMMUNITY HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ARROYO GRANDE, CA)
  • BRIGHTON AVENUE HOME (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GROVER BEACH, CA)
  • PISMO BEACH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PISMO BEACH, CA)
  • SANTA MARIA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SANTA MARIA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Callender:

  • 6 miles: GROVER BEACH (180 GRAND AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 7 miles: GUADALUPE/SANTA MARIA (SANTA MARIA, 330 GUADELUPE ST.)
  • 13 miles: SANTA MARIA (CYPRESS ST. & NICHOLSON AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plants near Callender:

  • 12 miles: Diablo Canyon 1 and 2 in Avila Beach, CA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Callender:

  • Allan Hancock College (about 13 miles; Santa Maria, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,639)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 18 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)
  • Cuesta College (about 21 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 6,518)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 62 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Taft College (about 65 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 68 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 87 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)

Public elementary/middle school in Callender:

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Notable location: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 22 Mesa (A). Display/hide its location on the map

San Luis Obispo 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 2013 was 80.8. This is about average.

City:

80.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.236. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 3.14. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.14
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.18
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.13. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.13
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.2%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.2%
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: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Callender CDP (based on San Luis Obispo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic89,07517
Evangelical Protestant27,483138
Mainline Protestant16,09956
Other11,53047
Black Protestant1,0783
Orthodox2052
None124,167-
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: 60
San Luis Obispo County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
San Luis Obispo County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
San Luis Obispo County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

11.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Luis Obispo County:

21.5%
California:

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

14.5%
State:

17.9%

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Barbara County, CA  0.69% ($45,654 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.50% ($69,926)
from Kern County, CA  0.26% ($56,568)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($295 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Barbara County, CA  0.69% ($37,273 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.47% ($38,742)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($36,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Callender:

  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KXTK (1280 AM; 10 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLFF (890 AM; 5 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: JERRY J. COLLINS)
  • KUHL (1440 AM; 5 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSMA (1240 AM; 1 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSBQ (1480 AM; 1 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJDJ (1030 AM; 3 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: PADRE SERRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYNS (1340 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KVEC (920 AM; 1 kW; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Callender:

  • KIDI-FM (105.5 FM; GUADALUPE, CA; Owner: EMERALD WAVE MEDIA)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTT-FM (101.3 FM; LOS OSOS-BAYWOOD PAR, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSLY-FM (96.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAL (99.7 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXTZ (95.3 FM; PISMO BEACH, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KZOZ (93.3 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KWSR (92.5 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKJG (98.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AGM SAN LUIS OBISPO, L.P.)
  • KWWV (106.1 FM; SANTA MARGARITA, CA; Owner: SALISBURY RADIO LLC)
  • K209CE (89.7 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRM (97.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: GTM SAN LUIS OBISPO)
  • KIQO (104.5 FM; ATASCADERO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KCBX (90.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: KCBX, INC.)
  • KLVH (88.5 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K213CO (90.5 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • K244DE (96.7 FM; ARROYO GRANDE, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSNI-FM (102.5 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Callender:

  • KSSY-LP (Channel 66; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: CHERIE ERWIN)
  • KAGP-LP (Channel 8; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KFUL-LP (Channel 44; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KSBY (Channel 6; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: NVG-SANTA BARBARA II, LLC)
  • KPXA-LP (Channel 42; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CAMINO REAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K28FK (Channel 28; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Callender compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Callender on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Germany (population 500+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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