Le Grand, California

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Population in 2010: 1,659. Population change since 2000: -5.7%
Males: 851  (51.3%)
Females: 808  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  31.5 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 95333.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,122 (it was $28,894 in 2000)
Le Grand:

$37,122
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,096 (it was $10,389 in 2000)

Le Grand CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,653 (it was $80,500 in 2000)
Le Grand:

$96,653
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $243,831; Detached houses: $245,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $208,010; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $165,559; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $324,751; Mobile homes: $191,030

Median gross rent in 2012: $597.

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Le Grand races chart
  • Hispanic - 1,357 (81.8%)
  • White alone - 256 (15.4%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Le Grand: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (2.7%), German (1.9%), English (1.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 253 feet

Land area: 3.58 square miles.

Population density: 463 people per square mile   (low).

Le Grand,CA real estate house value index trend

Le Grand, California map

For population 25 years and over in Le Grand:

  • High school or higher: 48.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Le Grand CDP:

  • Never married: 39.2%
  • Now married: 48.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.1%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

766 residents are foreign born

This place:  39.1%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Le Grand, California as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Le Grand to the number of sex offenders is 207 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,000 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,037 (0.7%)

Le Grand satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (13.6 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (40.0 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (241.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Planada, CA (2.4 miles ), Chowchilla, CA (2.8 miles ), Tuttle, CA (2.9 miles) , Bear Creek, CA (3.2 miles ), Fairmead, CA (3.3 miles ), University of California Merced, CA (3.7 miles) , Merced, CA (3.7 miles ), Catheys Valley, CA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.23 N, Longitude: 120.25 W

Area code: 209

Le Grand household income distribution Le Grand home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Construction laborers (3%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Financial managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Le Grand: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Le Grand, California

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Earthquake activity:

Le Grand-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 828% 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 159.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 169.3 miles away from Le Grand center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from the city center
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 84.2 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from Le Grand center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 270.4 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 Merced County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Le Grand topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Le Grand:

  • AVALON CARE CENTER-CHOWCHILLA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHOWCHILLA, CA)
  • CHOWCHILLA DISTRICT MEM HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CHOWCHILLA, CA)
  • CHOWCHILLA MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE DISTRICT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CHOWCHILLA, CA)
  • HOSPICE OF MERCED (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MERCED BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • 22ND STREET (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER MERCED (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MERCED, CA)

Airports located in Le Grand:

Amtrak station near Le Grand:

  • 14 miles: MERCED (324 W. 24TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully 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 Le Grand:

  • University of California-Merced (about 14 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 15 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 37 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 38 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 39 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 40 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 40 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)

Public high school in Le Grand:

  • Le Grand High School (Students: 392; Location: 12961 East Le Grand Road; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 53)

Public elementary/middle school in Le Grand:

See full list of schools located in Le Grand, map of school districts: LE GRAND UNION ELEMENTARY, LE GRAND UNION HIGH

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Notable locations in Le Grand: Wells Nut Farm (A), Le Grand Sewage Disposal (B), Merced County Fire Department Station 84 Le Grand (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Merced 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 2012 was 138. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

138
U.S.:

74

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.50
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 28.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.63
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 34.2% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Le Grand, California environmental map by EPA

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Le Grand compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Le Grand travel time to work - commute Le Grand mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (33%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Other fuel (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Le Grand CDP (based on Merced County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.38%
Here: 50.4%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist Church
Adherents75.5%5.9%2.9%2.1%2.0%
Congregations11.5%12.9%7.2%10.8%4.3%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristOther
Adherents1.1%1.0%0.8%0.7%8.0%
Congregations0.7%2.9%7.2%1.4%41.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 58
Merced County:

2.37 / 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): 26
Merced County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Merced County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Merced County:

29.5%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

17.9%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.22% ($33,402 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.68% ($36,424)
from Fresno County, CA  0.30% ($28,664)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.32% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.53% ($38,759)
to Fresno County, CA  0.33% ($32,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in Le Grand:

  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYOS (1480 AM; 5 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Le Grand:

  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNTO (93.3 FM; CHOWCHILLA, CA; Owner: KNTO, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMMM (107.1 FM; MADERA, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KOQO-FM (101.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRNC (105.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSKS (93.7 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Le Grand:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Le Grand)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CHOWCHILLA, 11489 Harvey Pettit Rd (Lat: 37.171389 Lon: -120.283611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.4 m, Call Sign: WPNA980
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CV535 PLANADA, End Of Mission Avenue (Lat: 37.272278 Lon: -120.278222), Type: Mast, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WPZE332
    Assigned Frequencies: 10551.2 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 12/31/2013, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-7040, Email:
  • 3886 Mcdowell St. (Lat: 37.229361 Lon: -120.251000), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WHS427, Licensee ID: L00023275
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/1983, Expiration Date: 12/01/2013
    Registrant: Family Stations, Inc., 4135 Northgate Blvd Ste 1, Sacramento, CA 95834-1226
  • CHOWCHILLA, Buchanan Hollow Road @ Fresno Road (Lat: 37.194028 Lon: -120.243333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 70.4 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WLR615
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Le Grand)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$185,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.02

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Le Grand, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1174.3 years
Mary974.4 years
John779.4 years
Maria670.4 years
Robert679.0 years
Antonio673.7 years
Jose665.8 years
Barbara678.3 years
Richard581.6 years
Donald569.4 years
Most common last names in Le Grand, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Flores1071.7 years
Martinez967.9 years
Preston783.4 years
Chapman679.4 years
Rodriguez678.6 years
Hernandez573.2 years
Cunningham481.8 years
Hunt482.8 years
Hail494.0 years
Mendez458.2 years

Le Grand on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #87 (95333) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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