El Nido, California

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Population in 2010: 330.
Males: 192  (58.5%)
Females: 138  (41.5%)
Median resident age:  28.3 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95317.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $47,739
El Nido:

$47,739
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,882

El Nido CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $231,300
El Nido:

$231,300
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $129,669; Detached houses: $217,380; Mobile homes: $9,370

Median gross rent in 2016: $405.

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  • Races in El Nido, CA (2010)

    El Nido races chart
    • 24574.2%Hispanic
    • 7723.3%White alone
    • 41.2%Two or more races
    • 30.9%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

Races in El Nido detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in El Nido: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (6.5%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

El Nido,CA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in El Nido:

  • High school or higher: 42.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in El Nido CDP:

  • Never married: 48.0%
  • Now married: 47.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 2.4%

271 residents are foreign born (54.5% Latin America).

This place:

56.0%
California:

27.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in El Nido, California as of March 22, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in El Nido to the number of sex offenders is 484 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $792 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Thousand Oaks, CA (12.8 miles , pop. 117,005).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (21.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Malibu, CA (1.6 miles ), Agoura Hills, CA (2.8 miles ), Calabasas, CA (2.8 miles ), Westlake Village, CA (2.9 miles ), Topanga, CA (2.9 miles ), Oak Park, CA (3.0 miles ), Hidden Hills, CA (3.1 miles ), Lake Sherwood, CA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 118.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 310

El Nido household income distribution El Nido home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (69%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (68%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (1%)
  • Material moving occupations (30%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Earthquake activity:

El Nido-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 703% 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 67.8 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 126.7 miles away from El Nido 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 143.9 miles away from the city center
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 135.6 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 12.2 miles away from El Nido center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 76.2 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 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 El Nido:

  • AMERICAN DREAM HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA)
  • SHC SPECIALTY COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CTR (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA)
  • LOS ROBLES HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • INFINITE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA)
  • ROYAL HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA)
  • 24-7 QUALITY INFUSION AND HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA)
  • BUENA VISTA HOSPICE CARE, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA)

Amtrak stations near El Nido:

  • 16 miles: SIMI VALLEY (5000 E. LOS ANGELES AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: CHATSWORTH (21510 DEVONSHIRE ST.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: MOORPARK (300 HIGH ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to El Nido:

  • Pepperdine University (about 2 miles; Malibu, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,722)
  • Los Angeles Pierce College (about 14 miles; Woodland Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 10,996)
  • California Lutheran University (about 15 miles; Thousand Oaks, CA; FT enrollment: 4,103)
  • Mount St Mary's College (about 16 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 2,431)
  • Santa Monica College (about 16 miles; Santa Monica, CA; FT enrollment: 20,311)
  • University of California-Los Angeles (about 17 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 39,409)
  • California State University-Northridge (about 19 miles; Northridge, CA; FT enrollment: 28,060)

Public elementary/middle school in El Nido:

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Notable location: Merced County Fire Department Station 83 El Nido (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in El Nido: El Nido Missionary Baptist Church (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 127. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

127
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.391. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.391
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.242. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 24.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.40. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.40
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00225. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00225
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.5%
(31.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
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:

24.5
California average:

15.3

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Religion statistics for El Nido 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 El Nido:

  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in El Nido:

  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCSN (88.5 FM; NORTHRIDGE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K220FR (91.9 FM; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, 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)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMRO-FM1 (90.3 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • K261AB (100.1 FM; NEWHALL, ETC., CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KMLT (92.7 FM; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: AMATURO GROUP OF L.A., LTD.)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around El Nido:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSMV-LP (Channel 33; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KADY-TV (Channel 63; OXNARD, CA; Owner: BILTMORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • ERIK C SWANSON, Sandy Mush Rd 7.5 Km Nw (Lat: 37.186667 Lon: -120.535000), Type: 151.5, Overall height: 151.5 m, Registrant: 2036614307, , 166 W PUTNAM AVE
  • Sandy Mush Rd 7.5 Km Nw (Lat: 37.186667 Lon: -120.535000), Type: 151.5, Overall height: 151.5 m, Registrant: 2036614307, , 166 W PUTNAM AVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • El Nido Telemetry Sta 10 Km W (Lat: 37.147444 Lon: -120.605472), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: KNJ87
    Assigned Frequencies: 171.925 MHzGrant Date: 05/25/2005, Expiration Date: 07/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/14/2011, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:
  • Lat: 37.134694 Lon: -120.480417, Call Sign: WQTF284
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.987 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 456.562 MHz, 462.237 MHzGrant Date: 01/22/2014, Expiration Date: 01/22/2024, Certifier: Sarah AlexanderRegistrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • ELNIDOMER83, 10537 South Highway 59 (Lat: 37.134306 Lon: -120.492528), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQVH521
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.390 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 02/12/2025, Certifier: John LemmonRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • CV-790-04, El Nido Road (Lat: 37.134500 Lon: -120.482778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WPYS515
    Assigned Frequencies: 10556.2 MHzGrant Date: 10/15/2003, Expiration Date: 10/15/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-7040, Email:
  • SC07790A, El Nido Road (Lat: 37.134500 Lon: -120.482778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WQTZ578
    Assigned Frequencies: 10556.2 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2014, Expiration Date: 11/09/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/10/2015, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • SC07790A, El Nido Road (Lat: 37.134500 Lon: -120.482778), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.8 m, Overall height: 33.2 m, Call Sign: WQUL817
    Assigned Frequencies: 10556.2 MHzGrant Date: 08/12/2014, Expiration Date: 08/12/2024, Certifier: David WerblowRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB6QZW, Grant Date: 03/28/1995, Expiration Date: 03/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2007, Registrant: William S Cogburn, 10225 South Hwy 59, El Nido, CA 95317

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91005 , Serial Number: 18-8109060, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Connley Clayton, Po Box 24, El Nido, CA 95317

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

El Nido compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

El Nido on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #8 (95317) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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