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Population in 2010: 2,412. Population change since 2000: +24.5%
Males: 1,410  (58.5%)
Females: 1,002  (41.5%)

Median resident age:  22.6 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93249.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,231 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Lost Hills:

$28,231
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,182

Lost Hills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,228 (it was $60,900 in 2000)
Lost Hills:

$104,228
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,188; Detached houses: $158,800; Mobile homes: $174,727

Median gross rent in 2012: $584.

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  • Hispanic - 2,354 (97.6%)
  • White alone - 38 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lost Hills: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 5.61 square miles.

Population density: 430 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lost Hills:

  • High school or higher: 21.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lost Hills CDP:

  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

1,152 residents are foreign born

This place:  55.0%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,292 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $667 (1.0%)

Lost Hills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (41.1 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (129.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Wasco, CA (4.4 miles ), Buttonwillow, CA (4.5 miles ), McKittrick, CA (4.7 miles) , Alpaugh, CA (4.7 miles ), Allensworth, CA (4.9 miles ), Smith Corner, CA (5.0 miles ), Mexican Colony, CA (5.1 miles ), Derby Acres, CA (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 35.61 N, Longitude: 119.69 W

Area code: 661

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.6%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (78%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Wholesale trade (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (42%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (55%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (2%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (45%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Lost Hills-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 793% 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 57.6 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 89.9 miles away from Lost Hills center
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
On 6/29/1925 at 14:42:00, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 UK) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Lost Hills center
On 9/28/2004 at 17:15:24, a magnitude 6.0 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 5.5 mi) earthquake occurred 36.7 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 Kern County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lost Hills topographic map

Birthplace of: Michael J. Rubio - Politician.

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Airports located in Lost Hills:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lost Hills:

  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 38 miles; Bakersfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,534)
  • Bakersfield College (about 43 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,962)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 54 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 5,975)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 59 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 18,336)
  • Cuesta College (about 60 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,976)
  • Allan Hancock College (about 63 miles; Santa Maria, CA; FT enrollment: 3,407)
  • Reedley College (about 70 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 6,207)

Public elementary/middle schools in Lost Hills:

See full list of schools located in Lost Hills, map of school districts: LOST HILLS UNION ELEMENTARY, WASCO UNION HIGH

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Notable location: Kern County Fire Department Station 26 - Lost Hills (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kern County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  NO2 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.0. This is better than average.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.5
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.1
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  5.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  94.0%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lost Hills, CA

Lost Hills compared to California state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Lost Hills travel time to work - commute


Lost Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lost Hills CDP (based on Kern County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.65%
Here43.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents58.3%10.0%4.8%3.6%3.0%
Congregations6.2%13.3%7.3%8.9%4.0%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.6%1.5%13.7%
Congregations0.8%7.7%2.9%3.7%45.1%
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: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Kern County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
California:

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

15.9%
State:

17.9%

5.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,274 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($659 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.67% ($38,595 average AGI)
from Ventura County, CA  0.35% ($43,063)
from Tulare County, CA  0.22% ($35,968)


4.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,551 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
California average:

6.27%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($736 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.11%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.71% ($35,352 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.18% ($32,865)
to San Diego County, CA  0.18% ($33,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lost Hills:

  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lost Hills:

  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • K220GU (91.9 FM; LOST HILLS, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSPE-FM (94.5 FM; ELLWOOD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURQ (107.3 FM; GROVER BEACH, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXFM (99.1 FM; SANTA MARIA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 60
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Lost Hills


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Most common first names in Lost Hills, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria358.0 years
Fred289.5 years
Elizabeth271.0 years
Jose235.9 years
Most common last names in Lost Hills, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ramirez365.6 years
Dunn261.0 years
Heller272.0 years
Frassel274.5 years
Eads269.5 years
Preston256.5 years
Stewart282.1 years
Smith270.1 years
Businesses in Lost Hills, CA
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Quiznos1
Days Inn1Subway1
Dennys1Taco Bell1
FedEx2UPS2
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Motel 61

Lost Hills on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #4 (93249) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2004 taxes (pop 1,000+)"
  • #43 (93249) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Spanish at home"
  • #68 (93249) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Other groups first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #19 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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