For population 25 years and over in Kettleman City:
For population 15 years and over in Kettleman City CDP:
583 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $878 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (42.6 miles , pop. 91,565).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (54.3 miles , pop. 427,652).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (160.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Avenal, CA (3.0 miles ), Stratford, CA (3.8 miles ), Huron, CA (3.9 miles ), Lemoore Station, CA (4.2 miles ), Lemoore, CA (4.8 miles ), Corcoran, CA (4.8 miles ), Coalinga, CA (4.9 miles ), Armona, CA (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 119.96 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 559
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Average climate in Kettleman City, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Kettleman City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1218% 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 88.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Kettleman City center
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 23.9 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
On 7/22/1983 at 02:39:53, a magnitude 6.0 (6.0 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.8 ML, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from Kettleman City center
On 9/28/2004 at 17:15:24, a magnitude 6.0 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 5.5 mi) earthquake occurred 26.8 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 Kings County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak station:KETTLEMAN CITY (I-5 AT STATE HWY. 41) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 39.1. This is significantly worse than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 18.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.2%
(16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 67.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Kettleman City CDP (based on Kings County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 30
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
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8.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,635 average adjusted gross income)
0.93% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,686 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,904 average adjusted gross income)
0.58% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,100 average AGI)
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,435
Total average daily truck traffic: 181
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 2,625
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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