Hidden Meadows, California

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Population in 2010: 3,485. Population change since 2000: +0.6%
Males: 1,805  (51.8%)
Females: 1,680  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  55.9 years
California median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 92026.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $85,229 (it was $57,545 in 2000)
Hidden Meadows:

$85,229
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $43,665 (it was $33,274 in 2000)

Hidden Meadows CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $602,285 (it was $267,500 in 2000)
Hidden Meadows:

$602,285
CA:

$449,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $586,838; Detached houses: $659,260; Townhouses or other attached units: $440,830; In 2-unit structures: $466,794; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $422,714; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $415,162; Mobile homes: $90,560; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,503

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,972.

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  • Races in Hidden Meadows, CA (2010)

    Hidden Meadows races chart
    • 2,66876.6%White alone
    • 3299.4%Hispanic
    • 3169.1%Asian alone
    • 932.7%Two or more races
    • 651.9%Black alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.09%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hidden Meadows: 135.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.3%), Italian (9.3%), German (9.0%), Irish (3.7%), Polish (3.0%), French (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1490 feet

Land area: 8.45 square miles.

Population density: 412 people per square mile   (low).

Hidden Meadows,CA real estate house value index trend

Hidden Meadows, California map

For population 25 years and over in Hidden Meadows:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hidden Meadows CDP:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

437 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 1.9% Oceania, 1.3% Asia).

This place:

12.6%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $5,492 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $5,301 (0.8%)

Hidden Meadows satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Marcos, CA (6.6 miles , pop. 54,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (31.2 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Bonsall, CA (2.3 miles ), Valley Center, CA (2.5 miles ), San Marcos, CA (2.6 miles ), Vista, CA (2.7 miles ), Escondido, CA (2.8 miles ), Pauma Valley, CA (3.0 miles ), Lake San Marcos, CA (3.0 miles ), Oceanside, CA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.23 N, Longitude: 117.12 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Hidden Meadows household income distribution Hidden Meadows home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Legal occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Hidden Meadows: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hidden Meadows, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Hidden Meadows-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 669% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city 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 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from Hidden Meadows center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 97.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from Hidden Meadows center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 90.8 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 San Diego County (35) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 19, Floods: 15, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hidden Meadows topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hidden Meadows:

  • MTN SHADOWS COMM HOMES - ELM (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SAN MARCOS, CA)
  • CASA DEL NORTE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ESCODIDO, CA)
  • RANCHO VISTA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VISTA, CA)
  • RANCHO VISTA HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VISTA, CA)
  • LAS VILLAS DEL NORTE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ESCONDIDO, CA)
  • VISTA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; VISTA, CA)
  • ELIZABETH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ESCONDIDO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Hidden Meadows:

  • 15 miles: OCEANSIDE (235 S. TREMONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: SOLANA BEACH (105 S. CEDROS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hidden Meadows:

  • Palomar College (about 7 miles; San Marcos, CA; Full-time enrollment: 15,037)
  • California State University-San Marcos (about 8 miles; San Marcos, CA; FT enrollment: 8,070)
  • MiraCosta College (about 11 miles; Oceanside, CA; FT enrollment: 11,189)
  • San Diego Miramar College (about 23 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 5,128)
  • Alliant International University (about 24 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 3,155)
  • National University (about 24 miles; La Jolla, CA; FT enrollment: 24,215)
  • University of California-San Diego (about 26 miles; La Jolla, CA; FT enrollment: 29,297)

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Notable locations in Hidden Meadows: Lawrence Welk Resort Golf Course (A), Deer Park Vineyard (B), The Meadows Country Club (C), Lawrence Welk Theater (D), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 13 - Deer Springs Station 3 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

San Diego 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 153. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

153
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.401. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.401
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 51.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

51.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.2%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
6 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
California average:

15.4

Hidden Meadows travel time to work - commute Hidden Meadows mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Hidden Meadows CDP (based on San Diego County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic801,850115
Evangelical Protestant302,320974
Other161,530349
Mainline Protestant74,992211
Black Protestant10,85752
Orthodox7,82819
None1,735,936-
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: 574
San Diego County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 227
San Diego County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
San Diego County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,238
Here:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Diego County:

22.2%
California:

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

16.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hidden Meadows:

51.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Hidden Meadows:

28.1
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hidden Meadows:

9.7%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Hidden Meadows:

57.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hidden Meadows, CA Residents

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
California average:

5.03%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.28%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($46,993 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.39% ($43,822)
from Orange County, CA  0.27% ($52,789)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
California average:

5.12%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,376 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.24%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Riverside County, CA  0.48% ($46,491 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.43% ($42,108)
to Orange County, CA  0.28% ($53,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hidden Meadows:

  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KCEO (1000 AM; 3 kW; VISTA, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORPORATIO)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFSD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSDO (1130 AM; 10 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KECR (910 AM; 5 kW; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hidden Meadows:

  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFSD-FM (92.1 FM; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KPRI (102.1 FM; ENCINITAS, CA; Owner: COMPASS RADIO OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLQV (102.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPBS-FM (89.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGBB (103.3 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMYT (94.5 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHTS-FM (93.3 FM; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K252BF (98.3 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K210CL (89.9 FM; LEMON GROVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGB-FM (101.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSON-FM (97.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSSD (107.1 FM; FALLBROOK, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hidden Meadows:

  • KHAX-LP (Channel 49; VISTA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K26FA (Channel 26; VISTA, CA; Owner: RICK D'AMICO)
  • KSZZ-LP (Channel 19; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 3,625Total average daily traffic
  • 72Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,746Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$390,39826$340,15782$298,6274$241,7506$335,3704$197,480
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$405,5154$350,56811$236,6350$01$285,0604$80,503
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$475,2607$322,63037$325,7871$83,9802$153,8105$188,888
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$249,5507$336,82124$324,6730$02$256,7453$164,447
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$220,7505$332,7621$81,5800$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0191.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$352,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$452,550
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0191.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Other fuel (4%)
  • Solar energy (2%)

Hidden Meadows compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Hidden Meadows on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Australia (population 500+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Oceania (population 500+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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