Las Posas, California

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Population in July 2007: 4,045.
Males: 2,080  (51.4%)
Females: 1,965  (48.6%)
Median resident age:  27.1 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 93066

Estimated median household income in 2016: $97,148 (it was $72,333 in 2000)
Las Posas:

$97,148
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $43,276 (it was $30,160 in 2000)

Las Posas CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: over $1,000,000 (it was $566,900 in 2000)
Las Posas:

over $1,000,000
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $593,881; Detached houses: $652,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $417,516; In 2-unit structures: $412,108; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $328,304; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $370,029; Mobile homes: $131,715
  • Races in Las Posas, CA (2000)

    Las Posas races chart
    • 1,84947.7%White alone
    • 1,55940.2%Hispanic
    • 2295.9%Black alone
    • 1353.5%Asian alone
    • 601.5%Two or more races
    • 230.6%American Indian alone
    • 110.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 90.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Las Posas: 159.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 53.6 square miles.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (very low).

Las Posas, California map

For population 25 years and over in Las Posas:

  • High school or higher: 76.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Las Posas CCD:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 70.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Las Posas CCD:  0.5% ($2,842)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Las Posas satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Camarillo, CA (4.7 miles , pop. 57,077).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (38.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Camarillo, CA (2.2 miles ), Santa Paula, CA (2.5 miles ), Santa Rosa Valley, CA (2.5 miles ), Moorpark, CA (2.7 miles ), Casa Conejo, CA (2.8 miles ), Saticoy, CA (2.9 miles ), Fillmore, CA (3.0 miles ), El Rio, CA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 119.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Top executives (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)

Work and jobs in Las Posas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Las Posas, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Las Posas-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 706% 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 49.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 141.3 miles away from Las Posas 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 123.5 miles away from the city center
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 147.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from Las Posas center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 340.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 Ventura County (33) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 15, Floods: 15, Storms: 10, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Las Posas:

  • FMC-CAMARILLO DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CAMARILLO, CA)
  • ST JOHNS PLEASANT VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; CAMARILLO, CA)
  • DAVITA-DIALYSIS CENTER OF CAMARILLO (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; CAMARILLO, CA)
  • CAMARILLO STATE HOSP AND DEV CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; CAMARILLO, CA)
  • BRIGHTON GARDENS OF CAMARILLO (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CAMARILLO, CA)
  • LAS POSAS HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; CAMARILLO, CA)
  • FMC-SANTA PAULA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; SANTA PAULA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Las Posas:

  • 6 miles: CAMARILLO (30 LEWIS RD.) . Services: public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: SANTA PAULA (245 S. PALM AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: MOORPARK (300 HIGH ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Las Posas:

  • California Lutheran University (about 9 miles; Thousand Oaks, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,103)
  • California State University-Channel Islands (about 10 miles; Camarillo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,163)
  • Moorpark College (about 10 miles; Moorpark, CA; FT enrollment: 9,338)
  • Oxnard College (about 13 miles; Oxnard, CA; FT enrollment: 3,879)
  • Ventura College (about 14 miles; Ventura, CA; FT enrollment: 8,460)
  • Pepperdine University (about 24 miles; Malibu, CA; FT enrollment: 6,722)
  • Los Angeles Pierce College (about 26 miles; Woodland Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 10,996)

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Notable locations in Las Posas: Moorpark Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Cabrillo Racquet Club (B), Frietas Ranch (C), King Ranch (D), Saticoy Country Club (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Ventura County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.429. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.429
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.37. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.37
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00225. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00225
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.6%
Whole state:

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

3.6%
Whole state:

6.3%
364 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010
730 people in state prisons in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.2
California average:

16.1

Las Posas travel time to work - commute Las Posas mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Las Posas CCD (based on Ventura County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic232,57120
Evangelical Protestant73,341268
Other37,398118
Mainline Protestant22,00665
Black Protestant1,9864
Orthodox1,6807
None454,336-
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: 156
Ventura County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Ventura County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 134
Ventura County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 577
Here:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ventura County:

23.1%
California:

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

19.0%
State:

17.9%

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,216 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($645 average AGI)
Ventura County:

0.09%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.54% ($63,628 average AGI)
from Santa Barbara County, CA  0.27% ($47,465)
from San Diego County, CA  0.19% ($47,903)


4.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
California average:

5.12%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,059 average AGI)
Ventura County:

0.10%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.34% ($55,089 average AGI)
to Santa Barbara County, CA  0.24% ($45,100)
to San Diego County, CA  0.24% ($45,784)

Strongest AM radio stations in Las Posas:

  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOXR (910 AM; 5 kW; OXNARD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KVTA (1520 AM; 10 kW; PORT HUENEME, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KUNX (1590 AM; 5 kW; VENTURA, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)
  • KKZZ (1400 AM; 1 kW; SANTA PAULA, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Las Posas:

  • K272DI (102.3 FM; FILLMORE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCZN (96.7 FM; SANTA PAULA, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCLU (88.3 FM; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KSSC (107.1 FM; VENTURA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLFH (89.5 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: SHEPHERD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMRO (90.3 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KCPB (91.1 FM; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KDAR (98.3 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: ATEP RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAQ (104.7 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KBBY-FM (95.1 FM; VENTURA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KOCP (95.9 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMLT (92.7 FM; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: AMATURO GROUP OF L.A., LTD.)
  • KCRU (89.1 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K220FR (91.9 FM; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSN (88.5 FM; NORTHRIDGE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE)
  • KFYV (105.5 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K271AC (102.1 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KMLA (103.7 FM; EL RIO, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Las Posas:

  • KADY-TV (Channel 63; OXNARD, CA; Owner: BILTMORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K25GV (Channel 25; OXNARD, CA; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KJLA (Channel 57; VENTURA, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KSMV-LP (Channel 33; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Las Posas compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Las Posas on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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