Madera, California

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Population in 2013: 63,105 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +46.1%
Males: 32,673  (51.8%)
Females: 30,432  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  27.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93637.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,464 (it was $31,033 in 2000)
Madera:

$36,464
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,810 (it was $11,674 in 2000)

Madera city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $145,519 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Madera:

$145,519
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $944.

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  • Races in Madera, CA (2013)

    Madera races chart
    • 49,71779.4%Hispanic
    • 9,01714.4%White alone
    • 1,8292.9%Asian alone
    • 1,5282.4%Black alone
    • 4900.8%American Indian alone
    • 5270.8%Two or more races
    • 110.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 80.01%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Madera: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.1%), Irish (2.2%), Italian (1.9%), English (1.7%), United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 275 feet

Land area: 12.3 square miles.

Population density: 5,134 people per square mile   (average).

Madera,CA real estate house value index trend

Madera, California map

For population 25 years and over in Madera:

  • High school or higher: 56.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 18.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Madera city:

  • Never married: 41.7%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

19,325 residents are foreign born (28.4% Latin America).

This city:

30.9%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 172 registered sex offenders living in Madera, California as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Madera to the number of sex offenders is 364 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,252 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $926 (0.7%)

Madera satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fresno, CA (19.8 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (220.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Parkwood, CA (1.5 miles ), Parksdale, CA (1.7 miles ), Madera Acres, CA (1.8 miles ), La Vina, CA (2.5 miles ), Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA (3.2 miles ), Fairmead, CA (3.2 miles ), Biola, CA (3.4 miles ), Chowchilla, CA (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 144 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 1998: 160 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 1999: 156 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2000: 174 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2001: 282 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 2002: 344 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2003: 421 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2004: 584 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2005: 1027 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2006: 725 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2007: 218 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2012: 68 buildings, average cost: $155,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.96 N, Longitude: 120.07 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Madtown

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,038 (-1.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,916 (47.3%)

Area code: 559

Madera household income distribution Madera home values distribution

Crime rates in Madera by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 9525402718127
per 100,000 20.411.24.310.37.90.03.512.11.713.81.63.211.1
Rapes 17213020222914241522151928
per 100,000 38.646.964.241.243.755.124.641.625.737.824.130.344.5
Robberies 127104145132889797153133100115114107
per 100,000 288.6232.2310.5272.1174.7184.4170.8265.5227.8172.0185.1181.5169.9
Assaults 332345301228285309302280259227275331426
per 100,000 754.4770.2644.6470.1565.8587.3531.7485.8443.7390.4442.6527.1676.5
Burglaries 518426471393367318460330459460608653589
per 100,000 1,177.0951.01,008.6810.2728.5604.4809.9572.6786.3791.1978.51,039.9935.3
Thefts 1,3361,3201,0541,0651,0856495956696145525286221,010
per 100,000 3,035.72,946.82,257.02,195.62,153.81,233.41,047.61,160.71,051.9949.3849.7990.51,603.9
Auto thefts 446384398398356258217200227307306346256
per 100,000 1,013.4857.2852.3820.5706.7490.3382.1347.0388.9528.0492.5551.0406.5
Arson 3953000200000
per 100,000 6.820.110.76.20.00.00.03.50.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 620.0559.9533.3458.6427.9362.8327.1363.8322.8337.1321.9362.0423.9

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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 Madera detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 76 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.5%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +13,469 (+45.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (38%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Madera, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Madera-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 835% 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 176.2 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 148.4 miles away from Madera center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 151.6 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 94.6 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 152.3 miles away from Madera 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 53.2 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madera County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Madera topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack W. Kelso - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Lavar Johnson - Martial artist, Lee Evans (athlete), Raleigh Rhodes - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Bryan Clark (baseball) - Baseball player, Tony Romano (musician) - Male singer, Bill Koski - Baseball player, Daniel Hansen - College football player (BYU Cougars), Houston Ridge - Football player, Jeannine Riley - Actor.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Madera: Jack William Kelso.

Hospitals and medical centers in Madera:

  • HOSPICE OF MADERA COUNTY, INC (117 NORTH C STREET, SUITE A)
  • MADERA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1250 E ALMOND AVE)
  • OUR HOUSE WESTBERRY (2701 WESTGATE)
  • ALMOND-WOOD DIALYSIS (501 E ALMOND AVENUE)
  • CHILDRENS HOSPITAL CENTRAL CALIFORNIA (9300 VALLEY CHILDRENS PLACE)
  • MADERA COMM HOSP HHA (360 E ALMOND AVE STE 101)
  • COUNTRY VILLA MADERA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENT (517 SOUTH A STREET)
  • MADERA COMM HOSP (1250 E ALMOND AVE)
  • WESTGATE MANOR CONV. HOSPITAL (1700 HOWARD ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Madera:

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Amtrak station:

MADERA (15 1/2 & 29TH RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Madera:

  • Madera Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 325 N Gateway Drive; Private, for-profit; Website: www.maderabeautycollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Madera:

  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 17 miles; Fresno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 18 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno City College (about 21 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 21 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 21 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 25 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • University of California-Merced (about 35 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)

Biggest public high schools in Madera:

Private high school in Madera:

  • MADERA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 15; Location: 17326 RD 26; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Madera:

Private elementary/middle school in Madera:

  • ST JOACHIM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 334; Location: 310 N I ST; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Madera, map of school districts: MADERA UNIFIED, GOLDEN VALLEY UNIFIED

Library in Madera:

  • MADERA COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,901,005; Location: 121 N. G ST.; 281,128 books; 280 e-books; 9,801 audio materials; 4,701 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 278 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Madera: Madera Drive-In (A), Madera Industrial Park (B), Madera County Museum (C), Madera County Law Library (D), Madera County Government Center (E), Madera County Arts Council and Art Gallery (F), Memorial Hall (G), Madera County Library (H), Madera County Jail (I), Madera County Courthouse (J), Madera City Hall (K), Madera City Fire Department Station 7 (L), Pistoresi Ambulance Service (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Howard Park Plaza Shopping Center (1), Country Club Village Shopping Center (2), Bethard Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Madera include: Bethel Southern Baptist Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Church of God Eastlake (C), Church of God of Prophecy (D), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (E), Evangelical Free Church (F), Grace Assembly of God Church (G), Harvest Community Church (H), Hull Avenue Church of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Arbor Vitae Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Madera include: McNally Memorial Park (1), Coyote Stadium (2), Madera County Fairgrounds (3), Mike Howe Field (4), Millview Park (5), Pan-Am Park (6), Rotary Park (7), Madera-Lions Town and Country Regional Park (8), Courthouse Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: 3 D'S Motel (1100 South Gateway Drive) (1), Best Western Madera Valley Inn (317 N G St) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: United States Government - Social Security Administration- Office Locat (348 East Yosemite Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Madera 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 155. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

155
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.307. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.307
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.40. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.40
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.799. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.799
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 36.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

9.1

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

LUPINE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,340, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-02-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-02-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-15-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-19-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
POMONA RANCH HOUSING CENTER (Population served: 390, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
PANOCHE RANCH - FRANK LOGOLUSO FARMS (Population served: 300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-24-2012)
SKYLAKE YOSEMITE CAMP (Population served: 280, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
EXTRA MART (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2006), St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAY-01-2006 and JUN-19-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-16-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-03-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SA#02W WISHON COVE (Population served: 200, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MADERA MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-2010), St Public Notif requested (OCT-12-2010)
HIGH SIERRA MEADOW MUTUAL WTR (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • RIVERBEND GOLF COURSE (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NOTT-HILL INVESTMENT CORP (WATER) (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VICTOR PACKING (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.4%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.7% for Black residents, 29.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 5.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.5% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
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 Madera in 2010:

  • 281 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 126 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Madera in 2000:

  • 201 people in nursing homes
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in religious group quarters

Madera, California environmental map by EPA

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Madera compared to California state average:

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

Banks with branches in Madera (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Madera Branch at 201 East Yosemite Street, branch established on 1956/06/25; Country Club Village at 1141 Country Club Drive, branch established on 1912/01/01. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Madera Branch at 233 East Yosemite Avenue, branch established on 1958/06/27; Cleveland & Schnoor Banking Center B at 2147 West Cleveland Avenue, branch established on 2011/09/13. 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.
  • Union Bank, National Association: West Madera Branch at 1504 Howard Road, branch established on 1996/05/30; Madera Branch at 201 North D Street, branch established on 1976/08/13. 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.
  • Central Valley Community Bank: Madera Branch at 1919 Howard Road, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2008/11/25: Bank assets: $848.4 mil, Deposits: $714.0 mil, headquarters in Fresno, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Central Valley Community Bancorp
  • Citizens Business Bank: Madera Business Financial Center at 2001 Howard Road Suite 101, branch established on 2005/05/02. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $6,475.4 mil, Deposits: $4,625.6 mil, headquarters in Ontario, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Cvb Financial Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Madera Branch at 501 East Yosemite Avenue, branch established on 1917/07/14. 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
  • Westamerica Bank: Madera Branch at 401 West Yosemite Avenue, branch established on 1980/01/23. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • Citibank, National Association: East Yosemite Branch at 530 East Yosemite Avenue, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Madera, California:

  • Super 8 Motel-madera, 1855 W Cleveland Ave, Madera, CA 93637 , Phone: (559) 661-1131, Fax: (559) 661-0224
  • Days Inn, 25327 Ave 16, Madera, CA 93637 , Phone: (559) 674-8817, Fax: (559) 675-9188
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2290 Market PL Dr, Madera, CA 93637 , Phone: (559) 661-7400
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, 3254 Airport Dr, Madera, CA 93637 , Phone: (559) 661-0910, Fax: (559) 661-0910
  • Springhill Suites By Marriott, 1219 E Almond Ave, Madera, CA 93637 , Phone: (559) 664-9800, Fax: (559) 664-9882
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Madera, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

25.2
California average:

15.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Madera city (based on Madera County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,5663
Evangelical Protestant15,07789
Other4,81715
Mainline Protestant2,80814
Black Protestant6855
None70,912-
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: 30
Madera County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Madera County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madera County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madera County:

23.6%
California:

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

15.5%
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 25$86,430$41,4862$2,393
Other Government Administration 16$89,450$67,0885$266
Judicial and Legal 2$15,699$94,1940$0
Police Protection - Officers 58$360,946$74,6780$0
Police - Other 17$65,698$46,3750$0
Streets and Highways 33$94,967$34,5332$1,322
Airports 2$8,170$49,0201$1,151
Welfare 8$32,366$48,5499$7,764
Health 2$5,787$34,7220$0
Solid Waste Management 8$28,543$42,8150$0
Sewerage 24$91,846$45,9231$943
Parks and Recreation 21$71,973$41,12723$13,895
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$70,051$56,04111$30,381
Water Supply 12$62,098$62,0981$567
Transit 3$9,804$39,2163$3,133
Other and Unallocable 5$36,068$86,5632$5,285
Totals for Government 251$1,129,896$54,01960$67,100

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,215,000 ($50.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,937,000 ($30.69)
    Police Protection: $1,417,000 ($22.45)
    Air Transportation: $1,212,000 ($19.21)
    Sewerage: $1,095,000 ($17.35)
    Water Utilities: $923,000 ($14.63)
    Fire Protection: $408,000 ($6.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $288,000 ($4.56)
    Transit Utilities: $145,000 ($2.30)
    General: $111,000 ($1.76)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,757,000 ($91.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,948,000 ($62.56)
    Regular Highways: $2,297,000 ($36.40)
    Water Utilities: $2,209,000 ($35.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,980,000 ($31.38)
    Sewerage: $1,933,000 ($30.63)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,674,000 ($26.53)
    Central Staff Services: $1,557,000 ($24.67)
    Fire Protection: $1,545,000 ($24.48)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $816,000 ($12.93)
    Health Services - Other: $732,000 ($11.60)
    Transit Utilities: $679,000 ($10.76)
    Financial Administration: $378,000 ($5.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000 ($4.86)
    Air Transportation: $242,000 ($3.83)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($0.74)
    Parking Facilities: $28,000 ($0.44)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,186,000 ($18.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $1,392,000 ($22.06)
    Air Transportation: $1,147,000 ($18.18)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($0.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($0.59)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $37,000 ($0.59)
    Central Staff: $32,000 ($0.51)
    Parks & Recreation: $32,000 ($0.51)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,460,000 ($118.22)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $251,000 ($3.98)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,194,000 ($66.46)
    Sewerage: $2,526,000 ($40.03)
    All Other: $1,513,000 ($23.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,192,000 ($18.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $328,000 ($5.20)
    Parking Facilities: $32,000 ($0.51)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,388,000 ($22.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,007,000 ($15.96)
    Transit Utilities: $292,000 ($4.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $263,000 ($4.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,070,000 ($16.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $810,000 ($12.84)
    Property Sale Other: $147,000 ($2.33)
    Rents: $129,000 ($2.04)
    Special Assessments: $81,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,329,000 ($36.91)
    Transit Utilities: $176,000 ($2.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,562,000 ($40.60)
    Highways: $1,149,000 ($18.21)
    All Other: $812,000 ($12.87)
    Transit Utilities: $140,000 ($2.22)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $7,021,000 ($111.26)
    Property: $4,813,000 ($76.27)
    NEC: $1,691,000 ($26.80)
    Public Utilities: $358,000 ($5.67)
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000 ($4.15)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,255,000 ($384.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,235,000 ($368.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,020,000 ($16.16)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $768,000 ($12.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,271,000 ($321.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $7,743,000 ($122.70)

5.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Madera County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  2.12% ($35,452 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.35% ($40,347)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.19% ($35,375)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,443 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Madera County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  2.14% ($38,952 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.38% ($36,141)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($29,844)

Strongest AM radio stations in Madera:

  • KHOT (1250 AM; 1 kW; MADERA, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KYNO (1300 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: SPANISH CATHOLIC RADIO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGST (1600 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KFIG (1430 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: BIG DAWG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Madera:

  • KZFO (92.1 FM; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMMM (107.1 FM; MADERA, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, 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)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)

TV broadcast stations around Madera:

  • K02OH (Channel 2; FRESNO, CA; Owner: W. R. PORTEE AND LORRAINE PORTEE)
  • KVHF-LP (Channel 4; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Madera fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 166m545ftTotal length
  • $1,548,000Total costs
  • 728,268Total average daily traffic
  • 143,051Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 161950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Madera, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Madera)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 191 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Madera, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 245 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Madera)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Madera)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 96 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED204$129,90284$103,427111$151,6985$36,93454$79,5990$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$136,72711$105,59132$120,2804$92,4987$93,1940$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$130,36423$88,585112$155,37021$48,96833$100,5824$36,423
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN23$127,87718$99,06356$134,5514$106,49313$80,0240$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$133,4583$127,39323$140,1132$148,9453$144,9600$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.02 , 0005.03, 0006.01, 0006.02, 0007.00, 0008.00, 0009.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$152,8441$150,640
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$120,3733$157,103
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$93,8700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$106,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.02 , 0005.03, 0006.01, 0006.02, 0007.00, 0008.00, 0009.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 202
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Madera

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Madera, CA
Most common first names in Madera, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary23878.4 years
John22675.0 years
William19775.9 years
James19573.9 years
Robert16671.5 years
George12675.3 years
Frank11674.6 years
Maria10476.5 years
Charles10272.9 years
Jose10073.6 years
Most common last names in Madera, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11574.1 years
Garcia8468.6 years
Brown8174.9 years
Johnson7972.3 years
Jones7674.2 years
Rodriguez7370.0 years
Martinez7269.1 years
Lopez5673.4 years
Williams5573.1 years
Hernandez5269.6 years
Businesses in Madera, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Little Caesars Pizza2
99 Cents Only Stores1Long John Silver's1
AT&T1Lowe's1
AutoZone2McDonald's4
Bally Total Fitness1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins1Nike4
Big O Tires1Office Depot1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Burger King1Payless2
CVS3Penske2
Carl\s Jr.2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Quiznos2
Cricket Wireless5RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1SAS Shoes1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Safeway1
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks2
FedEx5Subway8
Ford1Super 81
GNC2T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell2
Goodwill2Toyota1
H&R Block3U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS4
Home Depot1Vans2
IHOP1Verizon Wireless1
Jack In The Box2Vons1
Jones New York3Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

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