Lake Nacimiento, California

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Population in 2010: 2,411. Population change since 2000: +10.8%
Males: 1,202  (49.9%)
Females: 1,209  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 93446.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $82,458 (it was $54,958 in 2000)
Lake Nacimiento:

$82,458
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,864 (it was $22,798 in 2000)

Lake Nacimiento CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $360,702 (it was $133,800 in 2000)
Lake Nacimiento:

$360,702
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $626,005; Detached houses: $673,363; Townhouses or other attached units: $449,524; In 2-unit structures: $963,434; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $427,138; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $474,673; Mobile homes: $246,531; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $85,163

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,892.

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  • Races in Lake Nacimiento, CA (2016)

    Lake Nacimiento races chart
    • 2,39382.1%White alone
    • 31410.8%Hispanic
    • 1434.9%Two or more races
    • 351.2%Asian alone
    • 130.4%Black alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Nacimiento: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.6%), Irish (9.9%), Italian (8.7%), German (6.6%), Dutch (3.7%), European (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 979 feet

Land area: 7.42 square miles.

Population density: 325 people per square mile   (very low).

Lake Nacimiento,CA real estate house value index trend

Lake Nacimiento, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Nacimiento:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Nacimiento CDP:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 62.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

66 residents are foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Latin America, 0.3% North America).

This place:

2.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,313 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,942 (0.7%)

Lake Nacimiento satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (60.0 miles , pop. 77,423).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (94.4 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (182.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Oak Shores, CA (2.4 miles ), Bradley, CA (3.1 miles) , San Miguel, CA (3.2 miles ), El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA (3.7 miles ), Paso Robles, CA (3.9 miles ), Templeton, CA (4.0 miles ), Cambria, CA (4.1 miles ), Lockwood, CA (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 35.74 N, Longitude: 120.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Lake Nacimiento household income distribution Lake Nacimiento home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Lake Nacimiento: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lake Nacimiento, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lake Nacimiento-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 790% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 57.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 117.7 miles away from Lake Nacimiento center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 195.5 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 107.0 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 13.4 miles away from Lake Nacimiento center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 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) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
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 Luis Obispo County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lake Nacimiento topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lake Nacimiento:

  • TEMPLETON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TEMPLETON, CA)
  • TWIN CITIES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; TEMPLETON, CA)
  • VINEYARD HILLS HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TEMPLETON, CA)

Amtrak station near Lake Nacimiento:

  • 14 miles: PASO ROBLES (8TH & PINE STS.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Nacimiento:

  • Cuesta College (about 30 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,518)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 33 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 61 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 6,639)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 71 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Hartnell College (about 79 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 82 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,951)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 82 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,588)

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Notable locations in Lake Nacimiento: Heritage Lake Marina (A), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Station 33 Heritage (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

San Luis Obispo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 75.4. This is about average.

City:

75.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.75. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.75
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.65
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.2%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.4% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
California average:

15.3

Lake Nacimiento travel time to work - commute Lake Nacimiento mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Nacimiento CDP (based on San Luis Obispo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic89,07517
Evangelical Protestant27,483138
Mainline Protestant16,09956
Other11,53047
Black Protestant1,0783
Orthodox2052
None124,167-
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: 60
San Luis Obispo County:

2.29 / 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): 18
San Luis Obispo County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
San Luis Obispo County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Here:

11.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Luis Obispo County:

21.5%
California:

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

14.5%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lake Nacimiento:

53.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.4%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lake Nacimiento:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Lake Nacimiento:

59.2%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Lake Nacimiento:

78.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lake Nacimiento, CA Residents

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,480 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($261 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Barbara County, CA  0.69% ($45,654 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.50% ($69,926)
from Kern County, CA  0.26% ($56,568)


5.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($295 average AGI)
San Luis Obispo County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Barbara County, CA  0.69% ($37,273 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.47% ($38,742)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($36,862)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Nacimiento:

  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KPRL (1230 AM; 1 kW; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: DOUGLAS M. DAGGS, EXECUTOR)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KXTK (1280 AM; 10 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Nacimiento:

  • KBDH (91.7 FM; SAN ARDO, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K206CC (89.1 FM; LOCKWOOD, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUC. F'DATION/CENTRAL CA)
  • KRKC-FM (102.1 FM; KING CITY, CA; Owner: KING CITY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KLUN (103.1 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSTT-FM (101.3 FM; LOS OSOS-BAYWOOD PAR, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSLY-FM (96.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAL (99.7 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZOZ (93.3 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA-TEXAS, INC.)
  • KWSR (92.5 FM; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKJG (98.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: AGM SAN LUIS OBISPO, L.P.)
  • KWWV (106.1 FM; SANTA MARGARITA, CA; Owner: SALISBURY RADIO LLC)
  • K209CE (89.7 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRM (97.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: GTM SAN LUIS OBISPO)
  • KIQO (104.5 FM; ATASCADERO, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KCBX (90.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: KCBX, INC.)
  • KLVH (88.5 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K213CO (90.5 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLMM (94.1 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Nacimiento:

  • K17GD (Channel 17; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K19EF (Channel 19; PASO ROBLES, CA; Owner: J B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,772Total average daily traffic
  • 88Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,157Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • OAKSHORESSLO34, 2295 Ridge Rider Road, Near City Of Bradley, Monterey County, Ca (Lat: 35.756694 Lon: -120.984278), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQVG683
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.315 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2015, Expiration Date: 02/05/2025, 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:

1
  • LAKE NACIMIENTO, Lake Nacimiento, Interlake Road 2.25 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 35.775417 Lon: -120.897139), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WNTN612
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.368 MHz, 928.368 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2012, Expiration Date: 06/16/2022, Certifier: Roger GrayRegistrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, 487 West Shaw Avenue, Bldg B, Fresno, CA 93704, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:

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
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$198,3201$374,7405$279,6602$276,0951$99,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$300,9651$250,5300$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$270,3000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0100.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$128,860
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0100.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Lake Nacimiento compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Lake Nacimiento on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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