Cartago, California

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Population in 2010: 92.
Population change since 2000: -15.6%
Males: 50  (54.5%)
Females: 42  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

81.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 93549

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,062 (it was $34,375 in 2000)
Cartago:

$54,062
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,010 (it was $14,699 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,107 (it was $47,900 in 2000)
Cartago:

$104,107
CA:

$509,400
March 2019 cost of living index in Cartago: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Cartago, CA (2010)
    • 6368.5%White alone
    • 1617.4%Hispanic
    • 88.7%Two or more races
    • 55.4%American Indian alone
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3620 feet

Land area: 1.59 square miles.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (very low).

Cartago, California map

36 residents are foreign born (33.0% Latin America).

This place:

33.0%
California:

26.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Cartago CDP:

0.5% ($257)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (71.4 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (87.3 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (155.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Olancha, CA (2.1 miles),
Keeler, CA (3.8 miles),
Lone Pine, CA (4.3 miles ),
Kennedy Meadows, CA (4.7 miles),
Darwin, CA (4.9 miles),
Ponderosa, CA (5.6 miles),
Cedar Slope, CA (5.8 miles),
Sequoia Crest, CA (5.9 miles)

Latitude: 36.32 N, Longitude: 118.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in Cartago, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cartago, CA in 2017

Cartago satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
California:

4.6%

Average climate in Cartago, 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 PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 131. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

131
U.S.:

74
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cartago-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 849% 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 106.4 miles away from Cartago 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 170.1 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
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 153.7 miles away from Cartago center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 194.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 297.8 miles away from Cartago center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 151.5 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 Inyo County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cartago topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cartago:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 56 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Porterville College (about 59 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 72 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 76 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Reedley College (about 83 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Bakersfield College (about 83 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 91 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)

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Inyo 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:

56.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Cartago:

Marital status in Cartago, CA
  • Never married: 55.4%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 44.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Cartago:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cartago, CA (based on Inyo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8275
Evangelical Protestant1,49423
Mainline Protestant8455
Other6294
Black Protestant1781
None10,573-
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: 6
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Inyo County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Inyo County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Inyo County:

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Inyo County:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.9%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

39.1%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.8
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

25.9%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cartago:

9.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

50.7%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cartago, CA Residents

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
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 Los Angeles County, CA  1.09% ($63,013 average AGI)
from Mono County, CA  0.72% ($48,843)
from San Diego County, CA  0.41% ($67,000)


7.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
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 Mono County, CA  0.73% ($57,654 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.51% ($54,944)
to Kern County, CA  0.38% ($53,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cartago:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cartago:

  • KWTY (102.9 FM; CARTAGO, CA; Owner: MICHAEL L. BENSON)
  • KDAY (92.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, CA; Owner: MS. BENETT KESSLER)
  • K205ET (88.9 FM; BIG PINE, ETC., CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KRHV (93.3 FM; BIG PINE, CA; Owner: DAVID A. AND MARYANN M. DIGERNESS)
  • K208BS (89.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KIBS (100.7 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: GREAT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KWTW (88.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: LIVING PROOF, INC.)
  • K211EA (90.1 FM; OLANCHA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.2mTotal length
  • 12,800Total average daily traffic
  • 1,536Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,758Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Various Locations (Lat: 36.290194 Lon: -117.860889), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTY466,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/1995, Expiration Date: 04/06/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2000, Phone: (818) 308-6794
  • CARTAGO, Lat: 36.290194 Lon: -117.860889, Call Sign: WPQP431,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2000, Expiration Date: 01/24/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Certifier: Al Vazquez, Registrant: United Telecom Council Spectrum Services, 1140 Connecticut Ave Nw Suite 1140, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 331-7639, Email:
  • CARTAGO, Lat: 36.290194 Lon: -117.860889, Call Sign: WPQW729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2010, Expiration Date: 10/26/2020, Certifier: Al Vazquez, Registrant: Southern California Edison Company, General Office #3, 3rd Floor, 2131 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770, Phone: (626) 543-6295, Fax: (626) 543-6472, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cartago, CA
  • 54.5%Electricity
  • 45.5%Wood


Cartago compared to California 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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