Groveland, California

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Population in July 2007: 4,877.
Males: 2,380  (48.8%)
Females: 2,497  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

50.9 years
California median age:

33.3 years

Zip code: 95311

Estimated median household income in 2019: $66,017 (it was $39,780 in 2000)
Groveland:

$66,017
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $44,638 (it was $25,359 in 2000)

Groveland CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $369,094 (it was $162,800 in 2000)
Groveland:

$369,094
CA:

$568,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Groveland: 105.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Groveland, CA (2000)
    • 4,25588.9%White alone
    • 2605.4%Hispanic
    • 1262.6%Two or more races
    • 731.5%American Indian alone
    • 330.7%Black alone
    • 340.7%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Groveland, California as of October 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Groveland is 975 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2846 feet

Land area: 190.8 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Groveland, California map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Groveland CCD:

0.9% ($1,415)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (32.9 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (54.6 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (277.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Coultervillle, CA (2.9 miles ),
Lake Don Pedro, CA (2.9 miles ),
Groveland-Big Oak Flat, CA (3.0 miles ),
Chinese Camp, CA (3.0 miles),
Coulterville, CA (3.2 miles ),
Pine Mountain Lake, CA (3.2 miles ),
Greeley Hill, CA (3.4 miles ),
Jamestown, CA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 37.77 N, Longitude: 120.34 W

Area code: 209

Distribution of median household income in Groveland, CA in 2019
Groveland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.4%
California:

7.9%
Most common industries in Groveland, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.4%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Groveland, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
  • Registered nurses (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Carpenters (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Groveland, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Groveland, California average temperatures Groveland, California average precipitation Groveland, California humidity Groveland, California wind speed Groveland, California snowfall Groveland, California sunshine Groveland, California clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 8.17. This is significantly better than average.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

74.20
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 53.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Groveland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8262% 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 146.4 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 205.4 miles away from the city 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 91.0 miles away from Groveland center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 201.1 miles away from Groveland center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 132.8 miles away from Groveland center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 242.5 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 (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Groveland:

  • TUOLUMNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER-SONORA (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SONORA, CA)

Airports located in Groveland:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Groveland:

  • University of California-Merced (about 29 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 31 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 33 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 38 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • University of the Pacific (about 56 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 56 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 70 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)

Public high schools in Groveland:

Public elementary/middle school in Groveland:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Groveland: Groveland District Ranger Office (A), Bret Harte Cabin (B), Groveland California Division of Forestry Station (C), Tuolumne County Ambulance Service Station 41 (D), Groveland Community Services District Fire Department Station 2 (E), Groveland Community Services District Fire Department Station 1 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Groveland include: Mountain Lutheran Worship Church (A), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church (B), Foothills Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Groveland: Groveland Wayside Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Berkshire Inn (19950 State Highway 120) (1), All Seasons Groveland Inn (18656 Main) (2), Buck Meadows Lodge & Restaurant (7647 Highway 120) (3), Buck Meadows Lodge (7647 State Highway 120) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Groveland that have no violations reported:

  • YOSEMITE LAKES CAMPGROUND (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • YOSEMITE RIVERSIDE INN (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LA CASA LOMA RIVER STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.8%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.8%
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:

8.8%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

6.3%
11 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Banks with branches in Groveland (2011 data):

  • Premier Valley Bank: Groveland Branch at 18580 Main Street, branch established on 1979/07/30. Info updated 2010/09/17: Bank assets: $522.2 mil, Deposits: $446.0 mil, headquarters in Fresno, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Rabobank, National Association: Groveland Office at 18543 Main Street, branch established on 1990/03/28. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland

For population 15 years and over in Groveland:

Marital status in Groveland, CA
  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 66.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Groveland:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
California average:

16.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Groveland, CA (based on Tuolumne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,7285
Evangelical Protestant7,72741
Other1,59710
Mainline Protestant7969
Orthodox591
None30,458-
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: 14
Here:

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.
State:

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

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuolumne County:

22.8%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

17.9%

6.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.84% ($64,369 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.49% ($42,465)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.46% ($83,892)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.67% ($48,933 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.44% ($38,114)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($34,531)

Businesses in Groveland, CA

  • Curves: 1
  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Groveland:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • 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 Groveland:

  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)

TV broadcast stations around Groveland:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Groveland)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Groveland, CA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Groveland)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Groveland)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 95 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 24. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 44 took place in 2011, and the least - 9 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Groveland, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.2%), and Structure Fires (24.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Groveland, CA
    • 19858.2%Outside Fires
    • 8224.1%Structure Fires
    • 4713.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 133.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Groveland, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Groveland, California:

  • The Groveland Hotel, 18767 Main St, Groveland, California 95321 , Phone: (209) 962-4000, Fax: (209) 962-6674
  • Lee's Middle Fork Resort Motel, 11399 Cherry Oil Rd, Groveland, California 95321 , Phone: (209) 962-7408
  • Americas Best Value Yosemite Westgate Lodge, 7643 Hwy 120, Groveland, California 95321 , Phone: (209) 962-5281, Fax: (209) 962-5285
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Groveland, California
Most common first names in Groveland, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2171.6 years
Robert2173.5 years
William2074.4 years
James1971.0 years
Mary1978.9 years
George1675.9 years
Charles1573.8 years
Joseph1573.0 years
Donald1471.5 years
Richard1372.1 years
Most common last names in Groveland, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1078.2 years
Harris683.5 years
Williams672.5 years
Lee586.4 years
Martin574.4 years
Miller576.0 years
Brown478.2 years
Anderson468.0 years
Fulton470.3 years
Auser481.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Groveland, CA
  • 61.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.7%Wood
  • 11.7%Electricity
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Groveland, CA
  • 40.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.0%Wood
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Solar energy


Groveland compared to California state average:

  • Median house value 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.
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