East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California

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Population in July 2007: 12,519.
Males: 6,090  (48.6%)
Females: 6,429  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 95370

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,492 (it was $41,038 in 2000)
East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

$48,492
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,997 (it was $21,032 in 2000)

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $263,379 (it was $147,100 in 2000)
East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

$263,379
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $429,540; Detached houses: $476,856; Townhouses or other attached units: $566,704; In 2-unit structures: $380,928; Mobile homes: $187,846; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,721
East Sonora-Phoenix Lake races chart
  • White alone - 11,093 (90.3%)
  • Hispanic - 724 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 228 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 117 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 61 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 46 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (0.10%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake: 337.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 50.3 square miles.

Population density: 249 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake CCD:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 64.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

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

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake CCD:  0.8% ($1,173)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Modesto, CA (44.0 miles , pop. 188,856).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (54.3 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (290.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Phoenix Lake, CA (1.1 miles ), Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA (1.4 miles ), Mono Vista, CA (1.5 miles ), East Sonora, CA (1.6 miles ), Soulsbyville, CA (1.6 miles ), Sonora, CA (2.0 miles ), Tuolumne City, CA (2.1 miles ), Yankee Hill, CA (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 120.31 W

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake household income distribution East Sonora-Phoenix Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

Work and jobs in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California average temperatures East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California average precipitation East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California humidity East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California wind speed East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California snowfall East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California sunshine East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 808% 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 146.9 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 219.3 miles away from East Sonora-Phoenix Lake center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 100.8 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 125.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 229.5 miles away from East Sonora-Phoenix Lake center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 216.6 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 Tuolumne County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

  • SONORA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER-SONORA (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • TUOLUMNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SONORA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

  • University of California-Merced (about 44 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 44 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 46 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • Merced College (about 47 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of the Pacific (about 55 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 56 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 65 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

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Notable locations in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake: Five Mile Regional Center (A), Richards Ranch (B), Kress Ranch (C), Phoenix Lake Golf Course (D), Emerson Ranch (E), Italian Ranch (F), Barron Ranch (G), Phoenix Powerhouse (H), Tuolumne County Free Library (I), Tuolumne County Ambulance Service Station 10 (J), Tuolumne County Ambulance Service Station 20 (K), Tuolumne County Ambulance Service Station 11 (L), United States Forest Service Stanislaus National Forest (M), Tuolumne County Fire Department Station 56 Mono Vista (N), Tuolumne County Fire Department Station 57 Crystal Falls (O), Tuolumne County Fire Department Standard Station (P), Tuolumne County Fire Department Station 51 Mono Village (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tuolumne Junction Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake include: Oak Hill Presbyterian Church (A), Soulsbyville United Methodist Church (B), Morgan Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Phoenix Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Blanket Creek (A), Rough and Ready Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake: Merlo Field Sports Complex (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tuolumne 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 2005 was 11.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 53.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

9.4%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

4.3%
Whole state:

6.3%

People in group quarters in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake in 2010:

  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 109 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
26 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for East Sonora-Phoenix Lake CCD (based on Tuolumne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.03%
Here: 27.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of God Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents36.8%9.8%8.1%7.4%5.8%
Congregations13.2%7.5%1.9%5.7%3.8%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents5.6%3.9%3.7%2.4%16.5%
Congregations7.5%7.5%1.9%3.8%47.2%
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: 14
Tuolumne County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Tuolumne County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Tuolumne County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuolumne County:

22.8%
California:

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

14.3%
State:

17.9%

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Tuolumne County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.56% ($45,327 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.40% ($33,105)
from Alameda County, CA  0.39% ($58,149)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
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 Stanislaus County, CA  0.64% ($34,780 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.39% ($35,203)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.23% ($42,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

  • KVML (1450 AM; 1 kW; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCFA (106.1 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KCFA, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Sonora-Phoenix Lake:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)

East Sonora-Phoenix Lake on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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