For population 25 years and over in Maricopa:
For population 15 years and over in Maricopa city:
139 residents are foreign born (9.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $840 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (29.4 miles , pop. 247,057).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (89.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Westside, CA (2.1 miles ), Taft, CA (2.3 miles ), South Taft, CA (2.5 miles ), Taft Heights, CA (2.6 miles ), Ford City, CA (2.7 miles ), Valley Acres, CA (3.2 miles ), Dustin Acres, CA (3.3 miles ), Fellows, CA (3.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.06 N, Longitude: 119.40 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 661
Population change in the 1990s: -279 (-20.1%).
Work and jobs in Maricopa: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Maricopa, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Maricopa-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 1003% 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 23.1 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 92.9 miles away from Maricopa 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 78.1 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 73.3 miles away from Maricopa center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
On 6/29/1925 at 14:42:00, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 UK) earthquake occurred 40.2 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).
Birthplace of: Icehouse Wilson - Baseball player.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Maricopa:
Public high school in Maricopa:
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Public elementary/middle school in Maricopa:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 35.4. This is worse than average. There were 30 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 81.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Maricopa and their reported violations in the past:WIND WOLVES PRESERVE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:VENTUCOPA WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 34.1%
(33.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.8% for Black residents, 35.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 34.3% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Maricopa compared to California state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Maricopa (based on Kern County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.65%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 190
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Maricopa government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,274 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($659 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,551 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($736 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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TV broadcast stations around Maricopa:
Maricopa fatal accident list:
Jun 15, 1995 04:16 PM, 33, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 1987 06:06 PM, 33, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 1979 10:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 24, 1975 05:52 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Maricopa)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Maricopa, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Maricopa)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Maricopa)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0033.03
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.