Desert View Highlands, California

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Population in 2010: 2,360. Population change since 2000: +1.0%
Males: 1,199  (50.8%)
Females: 1,161  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 93551.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,598 (it was $37,341 in 2000)
Desert View Highlands:

$51,598
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,687 (it was $15,651 in 2000)

Desert View Highlands CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $201,279 (it was $87,800 in 2000)
Desert View Highlands:

$201,279
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $193,823; Detached houses: $194,273

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,424.

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  • Races in Desert View Highlands, CA (2010)

    Desert View Highlands races chart
    • 1,25353.1%Hispanic
    • 78733.3%White alone
    • 1757.4%Black alone
    • 622.6%Two or more races
    • 482.0%Asian alone
    • 190.8%American Indian alone
    • 150.6%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Desert View Highlands detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Desert View Highlands: 126.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Lebanese (6.4%), Italian (3.2%), German (2.4%), Canadian (2.1%), American (1.9%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2700 feet

Land area: 0.47 square miles.

Population density: 4,999 people per square mile   (average).

Desert View Highlands,CA real estate house value index trend

Desert View Highlands, California map

For population 25 years and over in Desert View Highlands:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Desert View Highlands CDP:

  • Never married: 33.2%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

391 residents are foreign born (12.1% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This place:

15.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,600 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,607 (0.8%)

Desert View Highlands satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palmdale, CA (3.1 miles , pop. 116,670).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (34.0 miles , pop. 320,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (37.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Palmdale, CA (1.8 miles ), Quartz Hill, CA (2.4 miles ), Lancaster, CA (2.6 miles ), South Antelope Valley, CA (2.6 miles ), Leona Valley, CA (2.8 miles ), North Antelope Valley, CA (2.9 miles ), Acton, CA (2.9 miles ), Littlerock, CA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.59 N, Longitude: 118.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 661

Desert View Highlands household income distribution Desert View Highlands home values distribution

Property values in Desert View Highlands, CA

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (28%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Desert View Highlands: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Desert View Highlands, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Desert View Highlands-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 736% 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 55.8 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 96.7 miles away from Desert View Highlands 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 98.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 165.1 miles away from the city 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 38.5 miles away from Desert View Highlands center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Desert View Highlands topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Desert View Highlands:

  • HIGH DESERT HEMODIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PALMDALE, CA)
  • PROCARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • DAVITA-PALMDALE REGIONAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PALMDALE, CA)
  • EAST PALMDALE DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PALMDALE, CA)
  • LANCASTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY KIDNEY INSTITUTE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • MAYFLOWER GARDENS CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)

Amtrak stations near Desert View Highlands:

  • 2 miles: PALMDALE (120 E. PALMDALE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: LANCASTER (44742 SIERRA HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ROSAMOND (2515 CENTER ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Desert View Highlands:

  • Antelope Valley College (about 7 miles; Lancaster, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,206)
  • Los Angeles Mission College (about 25 miles; Sylmar, CA; FT enrollment: 4,825)
  • College of the Canyons (about 28 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 11,307)
  • Art Center College of Design (about 30 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Glendale Community College (about 30 miles; Glendale, CA; FT enrollment: 11,348)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 31 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)
  • Pasadena City College (about 31 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 14,712)

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Los Angeles 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 116. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

116
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 39.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

39.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.50. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.50
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.4%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for other race residents, 25.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
California average:

15.3

Desert View Highlands travel time to work - commute Desert View Highlands mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Desert View Highlands CDP (based on Los Angeles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
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: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Desert View Highlands:

47.3%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Desert View Highlands:

45.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Desert View Highlands:

28.7
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.2%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Desert View Highlands:

9.6%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Desert View Highlands:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Desert View Highlands:

32.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Desert View Highlands:

79.3%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Desert View Highlands, CA Residents

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Desert View Highlands:

  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KAVL (610 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KUTY (1470 AM; 5 kW; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Desert View Highlands:

  • K202DJ (88.3 FM; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)

TV broadcast stations around Desert View Highlands:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KPAL-LP (Channel 38; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: FOUR PALS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • K26GN (Channel 26; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (90%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Desert View Highlands compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Desert View Highlands on our top lists:

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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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