Cantua Creek, California

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Population in 2010: 466. Population change since 2000: -28.9%
Males: 242  (52.0%)
Females: 224  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  34.9 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93608.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,594 (it was $26,484 in 2000)
Cantua Creek:

$29,594
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,590 (it was $5,693 in 2000)

Cantua Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,342 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Cantua Creek:

$126,342
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $219,392; Detached houses: $228,681; Townhouses or other attached units: $242,425; In 2-unit structures: $106,283; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,874; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,709; Mobile homes: $43,756; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,234

Median gross rent in 2013: $802.

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  • Races in Cantua Creek, CA (2010)

    Cantua Creek races chart
    • 46198.9%Hispanic
    • 51.1%White alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cantua Creek: 93.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 295 feet

Land area: 3.79 square miles.

Population density: 123 people per square mile   (very low).

Cantua Creek,CA real estate house value index trend

Cantua Creek, California map

For population 25 years and over in Cantua Creek:

  • High school or higher: 13.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cantua Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

232 residents are foreign born (58.0% Latin America).

This place:

58.0%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,237 (1.0%)

Cantua Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fresno, CA (34.8 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (200.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Three Rocks, CA (2.0 miles ), San Joaquin, CA (3.1 miles ), Tranquillity, CA (3.2 miles ), Mendota, CA (4.2 miles ), Kerman, CA (4.6 miles ), Lanare, CA (4.7 miles ), Raisin City, CA (4.9 miles) , Huron, CA (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.51 N, Longitude: 120.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Cantua Creek household income distribution Cantua Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (66%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (34%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (34%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Cantua Creek, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cantua Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 828% 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 127.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 180.3 miles away from Cantua Creek center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from the city 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 90.7 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from Cantua Creek center, causing $31,000,000 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 267.1 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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fresno County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cantua Creek topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cantua Creek:

  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 32 miles; Lemoore, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,314)
  • Fresno City College (about 35 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 36 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 37 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 39 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 39 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 41 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)

Public elementary/middle school in Cantua Creek:

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Fresno 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 111. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

111
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.12
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 44.2%
(44.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  92.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
10 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000
9 people in unknown juvenile institutions in 2000

Cantua Creek compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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:

37.2
California average:

15.4

Cantua Creek travel time to work - commute Cantua Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cantua Creek CDP (based on Fresno County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic288,32443
Evangelical Protestant126,004463
Other37,97795
Mainline Protestant16,84370
Orthodox7,7689
Black Protestant4,16021
None449,374-
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: 215
Fresno County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 108
Fresno County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 190
Fresno County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 516
Here:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fresno County:

26.4%
California:

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

17.5%
State:

17.9%

3.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.30%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madera County, CA  0.32% ($38,952 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.31% ($32,364)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.26% ($34,781)


3.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madera County, CA  0.32% ($35,452 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.30% ($31,927)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($35,035)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cantua Creek:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cantua Creek:

  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWOL (105.5 FM; SAN JOAQUIN, CA; Owner: MESOSPHERE BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K211DG (90.1 FM; FIREBAUGH, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBHH (95.3 FM; KERMAN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KRKC-FM (102.1 FM; KING CITY, CA; Owner: KING CITY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KOKO-FM (94.3 FM; KERMAN, CA; Owner: BIG BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KBDH (91.7 FM; SAN ARDO, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206CC (89.1 FM; LOCKWOOD, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUC. F'DATION/CENTRAL CA)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWYE (101.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMEN (100.5 FM; MENDOTA, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • KRZR (103.7 FM; HANFORD, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Cantua Creek:

  • KGMC-LP (Channel 22; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KJKZ-LP (Channel 27; COALINGA, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cantua Creek)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Cantua Creek Telemetry Sta 8 Km S (Lat: 36.429667 Lon: -120.296250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPNV217
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2004, Expiration Date: 06/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2011, Certifier: Glen S Nash
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CANTUA PV STATION, Cantua Pv Telecom Tower 21007 Stanislaus Ave. (Lat: 36.427528 Lon: -120.339556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQPI698
    Assigned Frequencies: 6735.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: M Joseph Hearney Ii
    Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, 487 West Shaw Avenue, Building "b", Fresno, CA 93704, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:
  • GIFFEN SUBSTATION, Giffen Substation Mt View Ave 3m E/O Hwy 138 (Lat: 36.545306 Lon: -120.334694), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WQPI699
    Assigned Frequencies: 6715.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: M Joseph Hearney Ii
    Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, 487 West Shaw Avenue, Building "b", Fresno, CA 93704, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:
  • CANTUA CREEK, 29288 W Clarkson Ave (Lat: 36.502667 Lon: -120.321194), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQQD803
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/13/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$92,240
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0082.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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Most common first names in Cantua Creek, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria673.8 years
Jose565.0 years
Juan469.5 years
James361.0 years
Jesus278.0 years
Frank278.9 years
John250.5 years
Luis267.4 years
Salvador272.5 years
Most common last names in Cantua Creek, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Velez457.0 years
Gonzales269.5 years
Aguilera270.5 years
Lara269.5 years
Aviles283.5 years
Garza249.0 years
Gutierrez253.5 years
Martinez279.0 years
Ramirez251.5 years
Ruiz275.0 years

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year"
  • #30 (93608) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries"
  • #90 (93608) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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