Darwin, California

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Population in 2010: 43. Population change since 2000: -20.4%
Males: 13  (31.4%)
Females: 30  (68.6%)
Median resident age:  72.9 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 93522

Estimated median household income in 2016: $19,124 (it was $13,333 in 2000)
Darwin:

$19,124
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,474 (it was $11,048 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,509 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Darwin:

$91,509
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $55,354; Detached houses: $55,229
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  • Races in Darwin, CA (2010)

    Darwin races chart
    • 3683.7%White alone
    • 24.7%American Indian alone
    • 24.7%Hispanic
    • 12.3%Asian alone
    • 12.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 12.3%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Darwin: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (40.0%), Dutch (20.0%), Scotch-Irish (16.7%), Portuguese (13.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 4746 feet

Land area: 1.38 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Darwin, California map

For population 25 years and over in Darwin:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 37.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Darwin CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 37.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

13 residents are foreign born (37.1% Europe).

This place:

37.1%
California:

27.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Darwin, California as of December 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Darwin to the number of sex offenders is 35 to 1.


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

Darwin CDP:  0.5% ($199)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Darwin satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Kern, CA (78.4 miles , pop. 69,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (102.4 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (157.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Keeler, CA (4.7 miles) , Olancha, CA (4.8 miles) , Cartago, CA (4.9 miles) , Homewood Canyon, CA (5.3 miles) , Homewood Canyon-Valley Wells, CA (5.7 miles) , Valley Wells, CA (5.8 miles) , Kennedy Meadows, CA (5.8 miles) , Lone Pine, CA (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.27 N, Longitude: 117.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

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

4.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Darwin, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Darwin-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 841% 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 118.2 miles away from the 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 156.1 miles away from Darwin 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 137.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 214.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from Darwin center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 321.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darwin:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 49 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Porterville College (about 81 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 97 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Bakersfield College (about 98 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 101 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Barstow Community College (about 102 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 106 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 209. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

209
U.S.:

75

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.00
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  1.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  42.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
California average:

15.3

Darwin travel time to work - commute Darwin mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Darwin CDP (based on Inyo County data)

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
Inyo County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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.
State:

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

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Inyo County:

23.1%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Darwin:

42.3%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Darwin:

38.3%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Darwin:

14.5%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Darwin:

8.6%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

24.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Darwin, CA Residents

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mono County, CA  0.78% ($46,623 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.70% ($54,167)
from Kern County, CA  0.34% ($43,565)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.60% ($45,293 average AGI)
to Mono County, CA  0.47% ($40,844)
to Kern County, CA  0.35% ($47,542)

Strongest AM radio stations in Darwin:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darwin:

  • KDAY (92.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, CA; Owner: MS. BENETT KESSLER)
  • K205ET (88.9 FM; BIG PINE, ETC., CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, 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)
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: JAMES KNUDSEN & DONNA KNUDSEN)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA6JLS, Licensee ID: L00251915, Grant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/28/2020, Certifier: Lloyd E Woolever, Registrant: Lloyd E Woolever, 200 Main St, Darwin, CA 93522
  • Call Sign: KB6BFM, Grant Date: 08/23/1988, Expiration Date: 08/23/1998, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2000, Registrant: Oran R Roberts, Darwin, CA 93522
  • Call Sign: KB6GQO, Licensee ID: L00851204, Grant Date: 04/22/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Certifier: Richard Bucaro, Registrant: Richard Bucaro, Darwin, CA 93522

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Wood (24%)

Darwin compared to California state average:

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