Cuyama, California

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Population in July 2007: 1,351.
Males: 721  (53.4%)
Females: 630  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 93254

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,299 (it was $37,935 in 2000)
Cuyama:

$50,299
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,782 (it was $19,375 in 2000)

Cuyama CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $136,205 (it was $87,800 in 2000)
Cuyama:

$136,205
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $529,815; Detached houses: $517,139; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,731; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,839; Mobile homes: $668,019; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $604,014
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Cuyama races chart
  • White alone - 741 (54.9%)
  • Hispanic - 572 (42.4%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cuyama: 156.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2261 feet

Land area: 1160.1 square miles.

Population density: 1.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Cuyama, California map

For population 25 years and over in Cuyama:

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cuyama CCD:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 64.2%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 6.8%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Cuyama, California as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cuyama to the number of sex offenders is 676 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cuyama CCD:  0.5% ($468)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Cuyama satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Goleta, CA (29.8 miles , pop. 55,204).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (55.1 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (97.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: New Cuyama, CA (2.9 miles ), Los Olivos, CA (4.8 miles ), Santa Ynez Valley, CA (4.9 miles ), Ballard, CA (4.9 miles ), Santa Ynez, CA (4.9 miles ), Fellows, CA (5.1 miles) , Maricopa, CA (5.1 miles ), Taft Heights, CA (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.87 N, Longitude: 119.80 W

Area code: 661

Cuyama household income distribution Cuyama home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Computer and electronic products (3%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (24%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Cuyama, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cuyama-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 696% 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 46.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from Cuyama center
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 192.3 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 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 280.1 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 193.1 miles away from Cuyama 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Barbara County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Fires: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Cuyama:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cuyama:

  • Taft College (about 28 miles; Taft, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 32 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 33 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 36 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 52 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Ventura College (about 53 miles; Ventura, CA; FT enrollment: 8,460)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 57 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)

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Santa Barbara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.7. This is about average.

City:

63.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.868. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.868
U.S.:

6.575

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.5%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

20.4%
Whole state:

14.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.3%

Cuyama 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cuyama CCD (based on Santa Barbara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.80%
Here: 55.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents74.0%3.5%2.5%2.1%1.7%
Congregations7.9%1.7%6.6%4.8%3.1%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAssemblies of GodBaptist General ConferenceUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.2%1.2%10.7%
Congregations5.2%5.2%2.2%3.5%59.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 105
Santa Barbara County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Santa Barbara County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Santa Barbara County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Here:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Barbara County:

22.2%
California:

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

18.3%
State:

17.9%

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
California average:

5.03%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($877 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.10%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.57% ($51,236 average AGI)
from Ventura County, CA  0.51% ($45,100)
from San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.46% ($37,273)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
California average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($841 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.12%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.67% ($38,676 average AGI)
to Ventura County, CA  0.56% ($47,465)
to San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.45% ($45,654)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cuyama:

  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KTMS (990 AM; 5 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cuyama:

  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSPE-FM (94.5 FM; ELLWOOD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGQ (97.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCSB-FM (91.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • K295AH (106.9 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: THE ASSOC., FOR COMMUNITY EDUC., INC)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KIST-FM (107.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTYD (99.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSYV (96.7 FM; SOLVANG, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWSZ (105.1 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KSBX (89.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: KCBX, INC.)
  • KCAQ (104.7 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KJEE (92.9 FM; MONTECITO, CA; Owner: MONTECITO, FM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Cuyama:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Peleato Peak 12 Mi E Of (Lat: 34.919417 Lon: -119.403722), Overall height: 7.3 m, Call Sign: WNEX543
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.781 MHz, 928.781 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/1999, Expiration Date: 11/17/2009, Cancellation Date: 09/09/2009
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • STATION, Peleato Peak 12 Mi E Of (Lat: 34.919417 Lon: -119.403722), Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 7.3 m, Call Sign: WNEX744
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.350 MHz, 959.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/24/1998, Expiration Date: 01/27/2009, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2009
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • OLIVE CANYO, 5.6 Mi. South Of (Lat: 34.849139 Lon: -119.610389), Overall height: 5.8 m, Call Sign: KNJ78
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6345.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/1990, Expiration Date: 01/01/1900, Cancellation Date: 03/17/1999
    Registrant: Western Union Corporation, One Lake Street, Upper Saddle River, NJ 07458

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Cuyama on our top lists:

  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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