Leona Valley, California

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Population in 2010: 1,607.
Males: 910  (56.7%)
Females: 697  (43.3%)
Median resident age:

50.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,006
Leona Valley:

$65,006
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,413

Leona Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $588,700
Leona Valley:

$588,700
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $750,873; detached houses: $796,920; townhouses or other attached units: $571,960; in 2-unit structures: $959,245; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $711,635; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $587,289; mobile homes: $142,109; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $156,334

Median gross rent in 2017: $901.

March 2019 cost of living index in Leona Valley: 115.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.5%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.8% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Leona Valley, CA (2010)
    • 1,33282.9%White alone
    • 19812.3%Hispanic
    • 412.6%Two or more races
    • 231.4%Asian alone
    • 80.5%Black alone
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (7.5%), English (6.8%), German (5.2%), European (4.3%), Italian (4.0%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3133 feet

73 residents are foreign born (3.0% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This place:

4.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,962 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,677 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, CA (8.9 miles , pop. 118,718).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (37.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Quartz Hill, CA (2.1 miles ),
Elizabeth Lake, CA (2.4 miles ),
Desert View Highlands, CA (2.8 miles ),
Agua Dulce, CA (2.9 miles ),
Lancaster, CA (3.0 miles ),
North Antelope Valley, CA (3.0 miles ),
Lake Hughes, CA (3.1 miles ),
Palmdale, CA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 34.62 N, Longitude: 118.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 661

Distribution of median household income in Leona Valley, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Leona Valley, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
California:

4.6%
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 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.218. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.218
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.05. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.05
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 38.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

38.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Leona Valley-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 735% 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 48.3 miles away from Leona Valley 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 104.6 miles away from the city 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 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 105.7 miles away from Leona Valley center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 157.2 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 36.0 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Leona Valley center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Los Angeles County (52) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 Leona Valley:

  • MAYFLOWER GARDENS CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • LAC/HIGH DESERT HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • HIGH DESERT HEMODIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; PALMDALE, CA)
  • PROCARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • FMC-ANTELOPE VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • ANTELOPE VALLEY KIDNEY INSTITUTE (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)
  • DAVITA-ANTELOPE VALLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; LANCASTER, CA)

Amtrak stations near Leona Valley:

  • 10 miles: PALMDALE (120 E. PALMDALE BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: LANCASTER (44742 SIERRA HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: ROSAMOND (2515 CENTER ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leona Valley:

  • Antelope Valley College (about 8 miles; Lancaster, CA; Full-time enrollment: 9,206)
  • College of the Canyons (about 22 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 11,307)
  • Los Angeles Mission College (about 23 miles; Sylmar, CA; FT enrollment: 4,825)
  • California State University-Northridge (about 30 miles; Northridge, CA; FT enrollment: 28,060)
  • Glendale Community College (about 32 miles; Glendale, CA; FT enrollment: 11,348)
  • Art Center College of Design (about 32 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Los Angeles Valley College (about 32 miles; Valley Glen, CA; FT enrollment: 9,459)

Private high school in Leona Valley:

  • SHEMA CHRISTIAN (Students: 6, Location: 38990 ROGERS CREEK RD, Grades: 1-10)

Public elementary/middle school in Leona Valley:

See full list of schools located in Leona Valley

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Notable locations in Leona Valley: Leona Valley Ranch (A), Los Angeles County Fire Department Station 140 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pine Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Los Angeles County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Leona Valley:

Marital status in Leona Valley, CA
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

For population 25 years and over in Leona Valley:

  • High school or higher: 90.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 63.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leona Valley, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
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: 2,084
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Here:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
This county:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
This county:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Leona Valley:

  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KAVL (610 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leona Valley:

  • K202DJ (88.3 FM; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K261AB (100.1 FM; NEWHALL, ETC., CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leona Valley:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KPAL-LP (Channel 38; PALMDALE, CA; Owner: FOUR PALS COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • Leona Valley, California
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents4
  • California average
  • Fatal accident count21598
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents33786
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6729
  • Fatalities23517
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents52391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents6703
See more detailed statistics of Leona Valley fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 8723 Elizabeth Lake Rd (Lat: 34.617222 Lon: -118.285917), Call Sign: WIK523, Licensee ID: L00007682,
    Assigned Frequencies: 473.512 MHz, 473.537 MHz, 485.662 MHz, 485.687 MHz, 485.712 MHz, 485.737 MHz, 485.762 MHz, 485.787 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2015, Expiration Date: 04/02/2025, Registrant: County Of Los Angeles, 1110 N Eastern Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063, Phone: (323) 267-3004, Fax: (323) 262-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Leona Valley)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Leona Valley)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Leona Valley, CA
  • 55.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.9%Wood
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Leona Valley, CA
  • 82.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.0%Wood


Leona Valley compared to California state average:

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

Leona Valley on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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