Hollister, California

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Population in 2017: 38,404 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.6%
 
Males: 19,215  (50.0%)
Females: 19,189  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

33.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95023, 95045.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $83,194 (it was $56,104 in 2000)
Hollister:

$83,194
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,374 (it was $18,857 in 2000)

Hollister city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $477,807 (it was $262,100 in 2000)
Hollister:

$477,807
CA:

$509,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,425.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hollister: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.1%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.7% for American Indian residents, 31.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 7.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hollister, CA (2017)
    • 25,65168.0%Hispanic
    • 10,02826.6%White alone
    • 8622.3%Asian alone
    • 6841.8%Two or more races
    • 2420.6%Black alone
    • 1520.4%American Indian alone
    • 980.3%Other race alone
    • 650.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Hollister, California as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hollister is 551 to 1.


Crime rates in Hollister by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.5)
4
(11.2)
2
(5.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
4
(11.3)
1
(2.8)
4
(11.0)
3
(8.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.6)
1
(2.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(21.9)
6
(16.5)
9
(25.1)
10
(28.6)
5
(14.3)
9
(25.7)
10
(28.3)
12
(33.6)
14
(38.4)
13
(35.2)
16
(42.5)
12
(31.6)
18
(47.0)
13
(33.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
29
(79.3)
28
(77.2)
47
(131.2)
28
(80.2)
46
(131.9)
30
(85.6)
28
(79.2)
26
(72.7)
26
(71.4)
19
(51.4)
19
(50.5)
25
(65.9)
33
(86.1)
16
(41.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
118
(322.7)
90
(248.2)
134
(374.2)
136
(389.5)
128
(366.9)
119
(339.5)
116
(328.2)
123
(343.9)
151
(414.7)
101
(273.2)
102
(271.2)
79
(208.2)
80
(208.8)
68
(174.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
214
(585.2)
316
(871.4)
300
(837.7)
392
(1,123)
345
(989.0)
421
(1,201)
251
(710.3)
281
(785.7)
185
(508.0)
191
(516.7)
117
(311.1)
74
(195.0)
71
(185.3)
62
(159.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
659
(1,802)
530
(1,461)
459
(1,282)
411
(1,177)
378
(1,084)
374
(1,067)
297
(840.4)
379
(1,060)
312
(856.8)
246
(665.5)
316
(840.3)
243
(640.3)
252
(657.8)
334
(858.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
160
(437.5)
134
(369.5)
124
(346.3)
95
(272.1)
83
(237.9)
94
(268.1)
73
(206.6)
64
(178.9)
73
(200.5)
61
(165.0)
97
(258.0)
79
(208.2)
73
(190.6)
100
(256.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(41.0)
14
(38.6)
13
(36.3)
12
(34.4)
6
(17.2)
4
(11.4)
12
(34.0)
12
(33.6)
7
(19.2)
3
(8.1)
4
(10.6)
5
(13.2)
5
(13.1)
2
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)253.9246.1294.3283.8256.0268.0234.6234.7243.0190.4179.5142.6164.9145.1

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City-data.com crime index in Hollister, CA

Crime rate in Hollister detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.82
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: Italian (3.3%), German (2.1%), Irish (2.0%), English (1.5%), American (1.4%), Portuguese (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 290 feet

Land area: 6.57 square miles.

Population density: 5,845 people per square mile   (average).

Hollister, California map

8,708 residents are foreign born (20.1% Latin America).

This city:

23.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,934 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,928 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (17.6 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (41.0 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (255.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ridgemark, CA (1.8 miles ),
Tres Pinos, CA (2.4 miles ),
San Juan Bautista, CA (2.8 miles ),
Aromas, CA (3.7 miles ),
Gilroy, CA (3.9 miles ),
Prunedale, CA (3.9 miles ),
Salinas, CA (4.2 miles ),
Elkhorn, CA (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 36.85 N, Longitude: 121.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -6,489 (-17.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,021 (34.5%)

Area codes: 831, 408

Distribution of median household income in Hollister, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hollister, CA in 2017
Hollister satellite photo by USGS

Hollister tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.9%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Hollister, CA
Historical housing units in Hollister, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +14,003 (+68.6%).
Most common industries in Hollister, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Hollister, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Hollister, California

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Hollister, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.7. This is about average.

City:

73.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.290. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.290
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.52
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.21
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Hollister-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 792% 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 118.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 27.4 miles away from Hollister 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 135.2 miles away from Hollister center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 185.4 miles away from Hollister center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 74.8 miles away from Hollister center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 214.8 miles away from Hollister 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 Benito 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, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hollister topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hollister:

  • HAZEL HAWKINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 911 SUNSET DRIVE)
  • LENA'S HOUSE (1075 MERIDIAN STREET)
  • SAN BENITO HOME HEALTH CARE (911- C SUNSET DRIVE)
  • HAZEL HAWKINS CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (900 SUNSET DRIVE)
  • HAZEL HAWKINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL D/P SNF (911 SUNSET DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Hollister:

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Amtrak stations near Hollister:

  • 15 miles: GILROY (7250 MONTEREY HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: SALINAS (11 STATION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially 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 Hollister:

  • Gavilan College (about 13 miles; Gilroy, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,327)
  • Hartnell College (about 20 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 26 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • Cabrillo College (about 31 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 32 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,951)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 33 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,588)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 38 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,539)

Public high schools in Hollister:

Private high school in Hollister:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 35, Location: 1900 HIGHLAND DR, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hollister:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hollister:

  • SACRED HEART PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 267, Location: 670 COLLEGE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • HOLLISTER SDA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 34, Location: 2020 SANTA ANA RD, Grades: 1-8)
  • HOLLISTER MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 720 MONTEREY ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • KEITH THOMPSON SCHOOL (Students: 8, Location: 1850 SAN BENITO ST, Grades: 3-8)
See full list of schools located in Hollister

Library in Hollister:

  • SAN BENITO COUNTY FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $770,129; Location: 470 FIFTH ST.; 84,892 books; 11 e-books; 1,580 audio materials; 3,484 video materials; 35 local licensed databases; 2 state licensed databases; 53 other licensed databases; 113 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hollister: California Division of Forestry (A), Hollister Business Park (B), San Benito Vineyards (C), Ozeki San Benito Winery (D), Bureau of Land Management Hollister Field Office (E), Hollister Fire Department Station 2 (F), Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Hollister Station / San Benito County Fire Department (G), Hollister Fire Department Station 1 (H), Hollister Community Center (I), Hollister City Hall (J), Veterans Memorial Building (K), San Benito County Law Library (L), San Benito County Juvenile Court (M), San Benito County Free Library (N), Hollister School District Office (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hollister include: Church of Christ (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Family Bible Pentecostal Church of God (C), Calvary Baptist Church (D), Church of God of Prophecy (E), Community Christian Church (F), Full Gospel Tabernacle (G), Hollister Church of Christ (H), Hollister United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Hollister include: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Dunne Memorial Park (2), McCarthy Park (3), Rancho San Justo Park (4), Vista Park (5), Downtown Hollister Historic District (6), Hollister Wayside Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western San Benito Inn (660 San Felipe Road).

Birthplace of: Babe Hollingbery - College football coach, Robert E. Swain - Chemistry professor, Dave Tipton - Football player, Mark Adamek - Ice hockey defenceman, Wes Hart - Soccer player, Pat Farrington - Environmentalist, Tricia Vessey - Actor.

San Benito 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 Hollister and their reported violations in the past:

CSP HOLLISTER HILLS SVRA (Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE GROVE (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DUNNEVILLE CAFE & MARKET (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
ASHFORD HIGHLANDS MWC (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from MAY-03-2010 to NOV-04-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-19-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
BENTLEY TRAILER COURT (Population served: 84, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In APR-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
CASA DE FRUTA ORCHARDS (Population served: 81, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
OAK KNOLL PROFESSIONAL CTR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-14-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
ARNOLD PARK (O BANNON S MHP) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chromium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Chromium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-10-2007 and DEC-31-2007, Contaminant: Chromium. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-17-2009)
  • 18 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2007)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • JEHOVAH S WITNESS CHURCH (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CASA DE FRUTA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BEST ROAD MWC (Population served: 133, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUINTERO LABOR CAMP #1 (WRIGHT RD) (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

82.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Hollister in 2010:

  • 102 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Hollister in 2000:

  • 97 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Hollister (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hollister Branch at 1700 Airline Highway, branch established on 1994/11/16; Hollister San Benito And 6th at 575 San Benito Street, branch established on 1912/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, National Association: Hollister Main at 300 Tres Pinos Road, branch established on 1984/04/04; Hollister Downtown Branch at 650 San Benito Street, Suite 150, branch established on 1995/05/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $5,847.9 mil, Deposits: $4,684.3 mil, headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Sb Acquisition Company, Llc
  • Union Bank, National Association: Hollister Branch at 1730 Airline Hwy, branch established on 1965/03/15. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hollister Branch at 494 Tres Pinos Road, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hollister Branch at 320 San Benito Street, branch established on 1904/10/17. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rabobank, National Association: Hollister Branch at 491 Tres Pinos Road, branch established on 2000/10/16. 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 Hollister:

Marital status in Hollister, CA
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

For population 25 years and over in Hollister:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.5
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hollister
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hollister, CA (based on San Benito County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic31,1053
Evangelical Protestant2,69421
Other1,2045
Mainline Protestant6873
None19,579-
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: 13
Here:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Benito County:

6.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Benito County:

22.9%
State:

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

23.2%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hollister:

46.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hollister:

45.9%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hollister:

21.6%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hollister:

10.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hollister:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Hollister:

31.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Hollister:

54.8%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hollister:

81.5%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hollister, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$230,008$98,5751$332
Firefighters 23$222,782$116,2340$0
Water Supply 10$64,631$77,5570$0
Sewerage 10$62,612$75,1342$5,227
Other and Unallocable 9$78,721$104,9614$8,001
Financial Administration 9$64,529$86,0393$6,263
Parks and Recreation 7$35,982$61,68310$4,041
Other Government Administration 7$27,567$47,2580$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$21,367$51,2811$1,882
Health 3$20,001$80,0041$1,328
Airports 3$18,598$74,3921$2,422
Streets and Highways 3$19,348$77,3921$3,806
Judicial and Legal 1$13,463$161,5560$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 118$879,609$89,45224$33,302

Hollister government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $3,764,000 ($98.01)
    Regular Highways: $1,880,000 ($48.95)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,281,000 ($163.55)
    Sewerage: $5,176,000 ($134.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,483,000 ($116.73)
    Water Utilities: $3,276,000 ($85.30)
    Central Staff Services: $2,436,000 ($63.43)
    Regular Highways: $1,821,000 ($47.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,214,000 ($31.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,183,000 ($30.80)
    Financial Administration: $729,000 ($18.98)
    Air Transportation: $722,000 ($18.80)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $608,000 ($15.83)
    Health - Other: $600,000 ($15.62)
    General - Other: $332,000 ($8.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,790,000 ($46.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $7,031,000 ($183.08)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($2.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($1.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,750,000 ($279.92)

Hollister government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,373,000 ($348.22)
    Air Transportation: $647,000 ($16.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $610,000 ($15.88)
    Other: $293,000 ($7.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($4.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,325,000 ($86.58)
    Donations From Private Sources: $878,000 ($22.86)
    Special Assessments: $831,000 ($21.64)
    Rents: $248,000 ($6.46)
    Sale of Property: $100,000 ($2.60)
    Fines and Forfeits: $99,000 ($2.58)
    General Revenue - Other: $30,000 ($0.78)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,794,000 ($98.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,040,000 ($27.08)
    Other: $175,000 ($4.56)
    General Local Government Support: $139,000 ($3.62)
  • Tax - Property: $19,867,000 ($517.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,638,000 ($146.81)
    Other: $583,000 ($15.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $562,000 ($14.63)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $190,000 ($4.95)
    Other License: $185,000 ($4.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $123,000 ($3.20)

Hollister government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,430,000 ($1156.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,704,000 ($1138.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $757,000 ($19.71)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,000 ($0.81)

Hollister government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,512,000 ($325.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,113,000 ($732.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,799,000 ($385.35)

7.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($74,867 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
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 Santa Clara County, CA  3.37% ($88,909 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.81% ($69,153)
from Santa Cruz County, CA  0.55% ($64,107)


6.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,634 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Santa Clara County, CA  1.68% ($58,161 average AGI)
to Monterey County, CA  0.78% ($50,212)
to Merced County, CA  0.47% ($38,718)
Businesses in Hollister, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Nike2
AutoZone1Payless1
Baskin-Robbins1Quiznos1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Sears1
Chevrolet1Staples1
Curves1Starbucks3
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx2Taco Bell2
Ford1Target1
GNC1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Jack In The Box1UPS6
Jones New York1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Vons1
Kroger2YMCA1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hollister:

  • KMPG (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PROMO RADIO CORP.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KZSJ (1120 AM; 5 kW; SAN MARTIN, CA; Owner: BUSTOS MEDIA HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, 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.)
  • KTGE (1570 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KTOM (1380 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hollister:

  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSEA (107.9 FM; GREENFIELD, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDU'AL RADIO NETWORK, INC)
  • K240AK (95.9 FM; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K265DK (100.9 FM; GREENFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hollister:

  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • KMUV-LP (Channel 23; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KSMS-TV (Channel 67; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K29AB (Channel 29; MONTEREY, ETC., CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • K15CU (Channel 15; SALINAS, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LIC. CORP.)
  • K42DT (Channel 42; COALINGA, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KMCE-LP (Channel 43; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SCOTTS VALLEY GROUP, INC. d/b as MARCOM)
  • K59AY (Channel 59; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KMMD-CA (Channel 3; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hollister fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 84.9mTotal length
  • $9,246,000Total costs
  • 176,586Total average daily traffic
  • 13,203Total average daily truck traffic
  • 252,642Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hollister, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hollister, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hollister)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 157 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hollister, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 277 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hollister)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hollister)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 78 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED166$252,029104$203,432184$242,1973$151,83746$184,5910$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$234,2819$209,63119$249,9711$9,2105$180,4220$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED25$254,10323$186,882137$273,5546$131,26328$181,4951$153,620
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$252,09812$238,58347$254,4791$65,6709$216,1860$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$238,4463$258,79717$284,8131$253,9300$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.00 , 0003.00, 0004.00, 0005.00, 0006.00, 0007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$231,5644$256,0031$124,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$249,9103$285,7330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$274,3651$160,9200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$192,1300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$382,9100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.00 , 0003.00, 0004.00, 0005.00, 0006.00, 0007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hollister, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hollister, CA - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 73. The highest number of fires - 125 took place in 2008, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Hollister, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.7%), and Structure Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hollister, CA
    • 50352.7%Outside Fires
    • 22523.6%Structure Fires
    • 14915.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 788.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hollister, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hollister, California:

  • Best Western San Benito Inn, 660 San Felipe Rd, Hollister, California 95023 , Phone: (831) 637-9248, Fax: (831) 637-4584
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Hollister, 390 Gateway Dr, Hollister, California 95023 , Phone: (800) 721-7033, Fax: (831) 634-1102
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hollister, California
Most common first names in Hollister, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12980.4 years
John12776.3 years
Frank9579.0 years
Robert8669.4 years
William8578.8 years
James7871.9 years
Joseph7376.4 years
Maria7177.2 years
George6276.6 years
Helen5780.8 years
Most common last names in Hollister, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Garcia6477.3 years
Martinez4771.3 years
Sanchez4172.8 years
Smith4078.3 years
Rodriguez3671.8 years
Johnson3380.8 years
Martin3277.4 years
Miller2977.7 years
Anderson2774.7 years
Silva2381.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hollister, CA
  • 75.3%Utility gas
  • 17.7%Electricity
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 1.0%Solar energy
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hollister, CA
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 27.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Solar energy


Hollister compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Hollister on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: wholesale trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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