Lompoc, California

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Population in 2013: 43,509 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.9%
 
Males: 22,713  (52.2%)
Females: 20,796  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  31.9 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93436.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,557 (it was $37,587 in 2000)
Lompoc:

$45,557
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,523 (it was $15,509 in 2000)

Lompoc city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $227,338 (it was $143,000 in 2000)
Lompoc:

$227,338
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $683,042; Detached houses: $758,858; Townhouses or other attached units: $530,866; In 2-unit structures: $677,527; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $392,689; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $495,989; Mobile homes: $132,107; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $118,152

Median gross rent in 2013: $970.

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  • Races in Lompoc, CA (2013)

    Lompoc races chart
    • 24,14155.6%Hispanic
    • 14,79634.1%White alone
    • 1,6713.8%Black alone
    • 1,3913.2%Two or more races
    • 1,0362.4%Asian alone
    • 1770.4%American Indian alone
    • 1810.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1020.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lompoc: 106.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.5%), Irish (7.0%), English (5.9%), United States (4.1%), Italian (2.7%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 104 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,739 people per square mile   (average).

Lompoc,CA real estate house value index trend

Lompoc, California map

For population 25 years and over in Lompoc:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lompoc city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

9,626 residents are foreign born (19.0% Latin America, 2.5% Asia).

This city:

22.2%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Lompoc, California as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lompoc to the number of sex offenders is 801 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,219 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $913 (0.5%)

Lompoc satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lompoc Valley, CA (1.5 miles , pop. 58,301).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (94.7 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (125.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lompoc Valley, CA (1.2 miles ), Mission Hills, CA (1.8 miles ), Vandenberg Village, CA (2.0 miles ), Vandenberg AFB, CA (2.7 miles ), Los Alamos, CA (3.5 miles ), Casmalia, CA (3.7 miles) , Buellton, CA (3.9 miles ), Orcutt, CA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 33 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $83,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $236,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $236,700
  • 2005: 94 buildings, average cost: $288,900
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $276,900
  • 2007: 83 buildings, average cost: $236,000
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $238,900
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $219,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $248,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.65 N, Longitude: 120.46 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Flower Seed Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,495 (-10.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,667 (41.4%)

Area code: 805

Lompoc household income distribution Lompoc home values distribution

Property values in Lompoc, CA


Crime rates in Lompoc by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 3000133031230
per 100,000 7.20.00.00.02.47.47.60.07.32.44.77.00.0
Rapes 18232415141822181722281617
per 100,000 43.054.057.436.034.044.655.444.641.453.665.237.139.0
Robberies 27334441404228274126212731
per 100,000 64.577.4105.298.597.1104.170.566.999.863.348.962.671.1
Assaults 113115157176173172219232297262224176140
per 100,000 269.9269.9375.4422.7420.1426.3551.7575.1722.9638.3521.7408.2321.2
Burglaries 292211226244155189178181225154232312311
per 100,000 697.4495.2540.4585.9376.4468.5448.4448.6547.6375.2540.4723.6713.6
Thefts 1,0519126731,044948779637577683727692787660
per 100,000 2,510.32,140.21,609.22,507.12,302.11,930.81,604.71,430.21,662.41,771.11,611.81,825.11,514.4
Auto thefts 808675105887556494751476780
per 100,000 191.1201.8179.3252.1213.7185.9141.1121.5114.4124.2109.5155.4183.6
Arson 16142820144492416261417
per 100,000 38.232.966.948.034.09.910.122.358.439.060.632.539.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 301.7270.4283.3320.4295.6307.4313.5283.3354.0317.4307.0294.9254.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Lompoc detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 68 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +3,290 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Lompoc, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lompoc-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 658% 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 86.5 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 37.4 miles away from Lompoc center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 271.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 226.4 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 229.4 miles away from Lompoc 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 112.8 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Barbara County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Fires: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lompoc topographic map

Birthplace of: Brian Givens - Baseball player, Alma Luz Villanueva - Writer, George Perry (neuroscientist) - Neuroscientist, Margie Adam - Female singer, Scott C. Black - General, Christopher Randolph Decathlete - Decathlete, A. J. Johnson (American football) - Football player, Bill Howerton - Baseball player, Dorien Wilson - Actor, Forrest Hibbits - Artist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Lompoc:

  • CASA DEL SOL (1313 N FIRST PL)
  • CASA MARIPOSA (1316 N THIRD ST)
  • LA PALOMA GROUP HOME (229 NORTH E ST)
  • LOMPOC VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1515 E OCEAN AVENUE)
  • LOMPOC ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (127 W. PINE AVENUE)
  • LOMPOC SKILLED AND REHAB CENTER (1428 W NORTH AVE)
  • LOMPOC VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER COMPREHENSIVE CARE CE (216 N THIRD STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Lompoc:

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Amtrak stations:

  • LOMPOC (LAUREL & N. H STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • LOMPOC-SURF STATION (END OF OCEAN AVE.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lompoc:

  • Allan Hancock College (about 21 miles; Santa Maria, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,639)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 39 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Santa Barbara City College (about 47 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 12,568)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 47 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)
  • Cuesta College (about 50 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 6,518)
  • Taft College (about 67 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Ventura College (about 75 miles; Ventura, CA; FT enrollment: 8,460)

Public high schools in Lompoc:

Private high school in Lompoc:

  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 42; Location: 816 N C ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lompoc:

Private elementary/middle schools in Lompoc:

  • LA PURISIMA CONCEPCION SCHOOL (Students: 156; Location: 219 W OLIVE AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDREN'S MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 35; Location: 4010 JUPITER AVE; Grades: PK - 7)
See full list of schools located in Lompoc

Library in Lompoc:

  • LOMPOC PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,528,891; Location: 501 E. NORTH AVE.; 106,502 books; 6,726 audio materials; 8,727 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 11 other licensed databases; 222 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Lompoc: Parks-Lead Siding (A), Lompoc City Landfill (B), White Hills Siding (C), Santa Barbara County Building (D), Lompoc Museum Associates Research Library (E), Lompoc Museum (F), Lompoc Civic Center (G), Lompoc Civic Auditorium (H), Lompoc City Hall (I), Veterans Memorial Building (J), Lompoc Public Library (K), American Medical Response Station 7 (L), Lompoc Fire Department Station 2 (M), Lompoc Fire Department Station 1 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westside Shopping Center (1), Vons Shopping Center (2), North Side Shopping Center (3), Mission Plaza Shopping Center (4), Lompoc Shopping Center (5), Lompoc Plaza Shopping Center (6), Lompoc North Shopping Center (7), Flower Valley Shopping Center (8), College Center Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Lompoc include: Abundant Life Fellowship Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), First Apostolic Church (C), First Christian Church (D), First Presbyterian Church (E), Iglesia Pueble de Dios (F), North Avenue Baptist Church (G), Peace Lutheran Church (H), Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Christ Jesus Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Ryon Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Lompoc include: Anderson Recreation Center (1), Beattie Park (2), College Park (3), Ken Adam Park (4), Pioneer Park (5), Thompson Park (6), Westvale Park (7), Manville Park (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Artesia School Museum (115 West Chestnut Avenue).

Hotels: Best Western O'Cairns Inn (940 East Ocean Avenue), Budget Inn Motel Of Lompoc (817 North H St).

Santa Barbara 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 2012 was 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.126. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.126
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.449. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.449
U.S.:

6.575

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.837. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.837
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 36.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.68
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lompoc and their reported violations in the past:

FOLEY ESTATES VINEYARD & WINERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2009)
MELVILLE WIINERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lompoc that have no violations reported:

  • LA PURISIMA GOLF COURSE (Population served: 2,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SHELTER (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DIERBERG/STAR LANE VINEYARD (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.2%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 10.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.2% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Lompoc in 2010:

  • 3,361 people in federal prisons
  • 163 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 65 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 3 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Lompoc in 2000:

  • 3,137 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 106 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 59 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in other group homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Lompoc, California environmental map by EPA

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Lompoc compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Lompoc (2011 data):

  • Rabobank, National Association: Vandenberg Village Branch at 3745 Constellation Road, branch established on 1963/07/08; Lompoc Branch at 828 North H Street, branch established on 1982/03/29. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • Bank of America, National Association: Lompoc Branch at 215 North H Street, branch established on 1921/07/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, National Association: Lompoc Branch at 200 North H Street, branch established on 1973/04/04. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $5,847.9 mil, Deposits: $4,684.3 mil, headquarters in Santa Barbara, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 48 total offices, Holding Company: Sb Acquisition Company, Llc
  • Union Bank, National Association: Lompoc Branch at 805 North H Street, branch established on 1974/10/10. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Lompoc Branch at 1508 N H St, branch established on 2008/09/25. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lompoc Branch at 645 West Central Avenue, branch established on 1991/12/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Community Bank of Santa Maria: Lompoc Community Bank, A Division Of Community Bank Of Santa Maria at 705 W Central Avenue, branch established on 2005/06/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $162.3 mil, Deposits: $143.7 mil, headquarters in Santa Maria, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Lompoc, California:

  • Embassy Suites Lompoc-Central Coast, 1117 N H St, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 735-8311, Fax: (805) 735-8459
  • Days Inn, 1122 N H St, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 735-7744, Fax: (805) 736-0421
  • Quality Inn & Executive Suites, 1621 N H St, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 735-8555, Fax: (805) 735-8566
  • Motel 6, #1365, 1521 N H St, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 735-7631, Fax: (805) 736-0537
  • Best Western Vandenberg Inn, 940 E Ocean Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 735-7731, Fax: (805) 737-0012
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1417 North H St, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 736-2391
  • White Oaks Hotel & Restaurant, 3955 Apollo Way, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 733-5000, Fax: (805) 733-0633
  • Red Roof Inn Lompoc Afb, 1020 E Ocean Ave, Lompoc, CA 93436 , Phone: (805) 735-6444, Fax: (805) 735-5558
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Lompoc, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.9
California average:

15.4

Lompoc travel time to work - commute Lompoc mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lompoc city (based on Santa Barbara County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic146,94017
Evangelical Protestant24,775161
Other15,95158
Mainline Protestant10,61043
Black Protestant1,97913
Orthodox1,5367
None222,104-
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: 105
Santa Barbara County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 30
Santa Barbara County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Santa Barbara County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Here:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Barbara County:

22.2%
California:

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

18.3%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 34$142,825$50,4095$8,431
Other Government Administration 15$59,570$47,6560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,999$59,9880$0
Police Protection - Officers 62$436,468$84,4781$472
Police - Other 10$33,392$40,07017$15,897
Firefighters 19$160,382$101,2941$7,160
Fire - Other 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Streets and Highways 23$84,562$44,1194$4,233
Airports 3$10,547$42,1880$0
Solid Waste Management 32$115,741$43,4032$385
Sewerage 23$101,634$53,0261$2,325
Parks and Recreation 15$54,994$43,99558$39,825
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$7,052$28,2080$0
Water Supply 37$161,323$52,3212$12,374
Electric Power 18$114,198$76,1320$0
Local Libraries 8$31,512$47,26830$18,062
Other and Unallocable 43$198,802$55,4803$3,106
Totals for Government 347$1,721,322$59,527124$112,270

Lompoc government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,123,000 ($71.78)
    Electric Utilities: $1,256,000 ($28.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,182,000 ($27.17)
    Water Utilities: $659,000 ($15.15)
    Transit Utilities: $322,000 ($7.40)
    Housing & Community Development: $223,000 ($5.13)
    Police Protection: $144,000 ($3.31)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $16,294,000 ($374.50)
    Water Utilities: $6,217,000 ($142.89)
    Police Protection: $5,570,000 ($128.02)
    Regular Highways: $4,234,000 ($97.31)
    Sewerage: $4,087,000 ($93.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,970,000 ($91.25)
    Fire Protection: $2,645,000 ($60.79)
    Central Staff Services: $1,211,000 ($27.83)
    Transit Utilities: $1,017,000 ($23.37)
    Libraries: $876,000 ($20.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $717,000 ($16.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $705,000 ($16.20)
    General - Other: $218,000 ($5.01)
    Air Transportation: $203,000 ($4.67)
    Health Services - Other: $175,000 ($4.02)
    Housing & Community Development: $80,000 ($1.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $70,000 ($1.61)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $49,000 ($1.13)
    Central Staff: $47,000 ($1.08)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($0.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($0.44)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($0.23)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $14,808,000 ($340.34)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $367,000 ($8.44)

Lompoc government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $176,000 ($4.05)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,065,000 ($93.43)
    Sewerage: $3,790,000 ($87.11)
    All Other: $621,000 ($14.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $429,000 ($9.86)
    Regular Highways: $351,000 ($8.07)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $493,000 ($11.33)
    All Other: $10,000 ($0.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,624,000 ($60.31)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,054,000 ($24.22)
    Rents: $41,000 ($0.94)
    Property Sale Other: $23,000 ($0.53)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $14,791,000 ($339.95)
    Water Utilities: $5,353,000 ($123.03)
    Transit Utilities: $82,000 ($1.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,336,000 ($53.69)
    All Other: $1,530,000 ($35.17)
    Highways: $1,048,000 ($24.09)
    Transit Utilities: $76,000 ($1.75)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,304,000 ($167.87)
    Property: $2,880,000 ($66.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $800,000 ($18.39)
    NEC: $760,000 ($17.47)
    Public Utilities: $377,000 ($8.66)

Lompoc government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,539,000 ($173.27)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,671,000 ($38.41)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $797,000 ($18.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $7,346,000 ($168.84)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,049,000 ($24.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,379,000 ($31.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $193,000 ($4.44)
    Other, NEC: $40,000 ($0.92)

Lompoc government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $700,000 ($16.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $45,356,000 ($1042.45)

5.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
California average:

5.03%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($877 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.10%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.57% ($51,236 average AGI)
from Ventura County, CA  0.51% ($45,100)
from San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.46% ($37,273)


5.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,951 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
California average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($841 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.12%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.67% ($38,676 average AGI)
to Ventura County, CA  0.56% ($47,465)
to San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.45% ($45,654)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lompoc:

  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KTME (1410 AM; 1 kW; LOMPOC, CA)
  • KXTK (1280 AM; 10 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUHL (1440 AM; 5 kW; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KLFF (890 AM; 5 kW; ARROYO GRANDE, CA; Owner: JERRY J. COLLINS)
  • 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.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lompoc:

  • KSMY (106.7 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRQZ (91.5 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: TRINITY CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE)
  • KPAT (95.7 FM; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: AGM-BIRMINGHAM, LLC)
  • KBOX (104.1 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: AGM-BIRMINGHAM, L.L.C.)
  • KGDP-FM (90.7 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: PEOPLE OF ACTION)
  • KRQK (100.3 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: AGM-BIRMINGHAM, L.L.C.)
  • K216CO (91.1 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSYV (96.7 FM; SOLVANG, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWSZ (105.1 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSPE-FM (94.5 FM; ELLWOOD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KMGQ (97.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCSB-FM (91.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSNI-FM (102.5 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K236AF (95.1 FM; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: ASSOC/ COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KIDI-FM (105.5 FM; GUADALUPE, CA; Owner: EMERALD WAVE MEDIA)
  • K216FQ (90.9 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lompoc:

  • K23CL (Channel 23; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: CENTRAL COAST GOOD NEWS, INC.)
  • K49CM (Channel 49; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: HBC HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K10OG (Channel 10; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K17EF (Channel 17; LOMPOC, CA; Owner: J B BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Lompoc fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 63m207ftTotal length
  • $7,820,000Total costs
  • 43,243Total average daily traffic
  • 2,224Total average daily truck traffic
  • 68,277Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lompoc)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Lompoc, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 340 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lompoc)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 92 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Lompoc)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED148$199,75575$158,904223$201,1499$111,28446$162,9832$65,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$215,3359$154,85422$223,3533$56,1203$140,9302$51,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$195,71421$139,992143$214,91310$92,81316$184,4256$74,262
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$192,05922$158,89284$209,9394$104,78317$120,0540$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$06$159,2878$200,0331$225,0002$166,7700$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Lompoc, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$191,2081$203,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$239,3800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$258,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$149,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 135
  • Hazardous Condition: 95
  • Service Call: 11

Incident types - Lompoc

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lompoc, CA
Most common first names in Lompoc, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John23472.1 years
Mary17978.8 years
William17872.0 years
Robert16872.2 years
James15270.1 years
Charles11072.9 years
George10376.0 years
Dorothy8878.2 years
Helen8579.1 years
Joseph7572.9 years
Most common last names in Lompoc, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9074.3 years
Johnson7372.4 years
Brown4271.6 years
Williams3873.4 years
Jones3673.2 years
Thompson3677.4 years
Davis3573.2 years
Garcia3471.2 years
Wilson3273.7 years
Miller3077.8 years
Businesses in Lompoc, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
99 Cents Only Stores1Lane Furniture1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins1Motel 61
Best Western1Nike2
Big O Tires1Panda Express1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Penske1
Carl\s Jr.1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Curves1Staples1
Days Inn2Starbucks2
Decora Cabinetry1Subway3
Domino's Pizza2T-Mobile2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
Foot Locker1Toyota1
GNC1Travelodge1
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Vans1
Home Depot1Vons1
Honda1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1

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  • #55 (93436) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other West Indian first ancestries"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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