Dos Palos Y, California

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Population in 2010: 323.
Males: 176  (54.6%)
Females: 147  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  45.9 years
California median age:  36.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,997
Dos Palos Y:

$41,997
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,659

Dos Palos Y CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $210,100
Dos Palos Y:

$210,100
CA:

$449,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $188,678; Detached houses: $185,703

Median gross rent in 2015: $620.

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  • Races in Dos Palos Y, CA (2010)

    Dos Palos Y races chart
    • 19761.0%Hispanic
    • 11435.3%White alone
    • 61.9%Two or more races
    • 30.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Other race alone

Races in Dos Palos Y detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dos Palos Y: 92.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (3.7%), American (2.6%), German (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 110 feet

For population 25 years and over in Dos Palos Y:

  • High school or higher: 50.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Dos Palos Y CDP:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

56 residents are foreign born (22.5% Latin America, 3.2% Europe).

This place:

25.7%
California:

27.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (19.8 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (50.1 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (241.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Dos Palos, CA (2.1 miles ), South Dos Palos, CA (2.4 miles ), Los Banos, CA (3.4 miles ), Volta, CA (4.0 miles ), Firebaugh, CA (4.1 miles ), McSwain, CA (4.3 miles ), Merced, CA (4.4 miles ), Bear Creek, CA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 120.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Dos Palos Y household income distribution Dos Palos Y home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (50%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Utilities (56%)
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (50%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (29%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • 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 (56%)
  • Management occupations (28%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Dos Palos Y: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Dos Palos Y-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 819% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 145.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 168.6 miles away from Dos Palos Y center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 149.3 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 62.8 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from Dos Palos Y center
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 60.3 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 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 Merced County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Dos Palos Y:

  • DOS PALOS MEMORIAL SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; DOS PALOS, CA)
  • NEW BETHANY SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; LOS BANOS, CA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LOS BANOS Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; LOS BANOS, CA)
  • LOS BANOS NURSING AND REHABILITA (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; LOS BANOS, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS MERCED (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MERCED, CA)

Amtrak station near Dos Palos Y:

  • 20 miles: MERCED (324 W. 24TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dos Palos Y:

  • Merced College (about 22 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of California-Merced (about 25 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 36 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 47 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 49 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 49 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno City College (about 51 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

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Notable location: Merced County Fire Department Station 75 Dos Palos Wye (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Merced County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 112. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

112
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 5.92. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.92
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 35.3%
(53.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

18.4
California average:

15.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dos Palos Y CDP (based on Merced County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,00518
Evangelical Protestant26,640124
Other5,88423
Mainline Protestant3,67318
Black Protestant1,0878
Orthodox641
None116,440-
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: 58
Merced County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Merced County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Merced County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Merced County:

29.5%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

17.9%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.22% ($33,402 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.68% ($36,424)
from Fresno County, CA  0.30% ($28,664)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.32% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.53% ($38,759)
to Fresno County, CA  0.33% ($32,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dos Palos Y:

  • KLBS (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: ETHNIC RADIO OF LOS BANOS, INC.)
  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KYOS (1480 AM; 5 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dos Palos Y:

  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSKD (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, CA; Owner: KSKD, INC)
  • K211DG (90.1 FM; FIREBAUGH, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KQLB (106.9 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: VLB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dos Palos Y:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • 46,677Total average daily traffic
  • 6,496Total average daily truck traffic

Dos Palos Y compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
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