McSwain, California

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Population in 2010: 4,171.
Males: 2,134  (51.2%)
Females: 2,037  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
California median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 95341.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,997
McSwain:

$41,997
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,659

McSwain CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $210,100
McSwain:

$210,100
CA:

$449,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $256,767; Detached houses: $264,342; Townhouses or other attached units: $203,886; In 2-unit structures: $258,696; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $384,091; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $423,450; Mobile homes: $125,492; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,299

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,052.

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  • Races in McSwain, CA (2015)

    McSwain races chart
    • 2,63056.7%White alone
    • 1,50932.5%Hispanic
    • 2806.0%Asian alone
    • 1312.8%Two or more races
    • 250.5%American Indian alone
    • 160.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McSwain: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Portuguese (11.5%), English (5.1%), German (4.0%), Irish (3.7%), Italian (1.4%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

McSwain,CA real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in McSwain:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%

For population 15 years and over in McSwain CDP:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 64.8%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

857 residents are foreign born (10.5% Latin America, 4.5% Europe).

This place:

18.5%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $3,909 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $2,728 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (6.0 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (57.3 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (255.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Atwater, CA (1.7 miles ), Winton, CA (2.3 miles ), Merced, CA (2.5 miles ), Cressey, CA (2.9 miles ), Livingston, CA (3.0 miles ), Bear Creek, CA (3.1 miles ), University of California Merced, CA (3.1 miles) , Tuttle, CA (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 37.31 N, Longitude: 120.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

McSwain household income distribution McSwain home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Earthquake activity:

McSwain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 818% 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 140.4 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 183.0 miles away from McSwain center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 66.7 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 167.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 159.6 miles away from McSwain center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 275.9 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 Merced County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near McSwain:

  • ATWATER DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ATWATER, CA)
  • ANBERRY REHABILITATION HOSP (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ATWATER, CA)
  • BLOSS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ATWATER, CA)
  • BRISTOL HOSPICE-CALIFORNIA, LLC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA LA SIERRA CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • MERCY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)
  • CALIFORNIA HOME CARE AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MERCED, CA)

Amtrak stations near McSwain:

  • 7 miles: MERCED (324 W. 24TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 19 miles: TURLOCK-DENAIR (DENAIR, SANTA FE ST. AT ELM ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McSwain:

  • Merced College (about 7 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of California-Merced (about 10 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 21 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 33 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 55 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 56 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 58 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)

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Church in McSwain: Bethany Church of God in Christ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Merced County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 8.97. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 35.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.1%
(2.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
6 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
California average:

15.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for McSwain CDP (based on Merced County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,00518
Evangelical Protestant26,640124
Other5,88423
Mainline Protestant3,67318
Black Protestant1,0878
Orthodox641
None116,440-
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: 58
Merced County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Merced County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Merced County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Merced County:

29.5%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

17.9%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.22% ($33,402 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.68% ($36,424)
from Fresno County, CA  0.30% ($28,664)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.32% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.53% ($38,759)
to Fresno County, CA  0.33% ($32,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in McSwain:

  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KYOS (1480 AM; 5 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLBS (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: ETHNIC RADIO OF LOS BANOS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McSwain:

  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBRE (92.5 FM; ATWATER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KLOQ-FM (98.7 FM; WINTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KCJH (89.1 FM; LIVINGSTON, CA; Owner: YOUR CHRISTIAN COMPANION NETWORK, INC.)
  • KIBG (106.3 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, 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.)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McSwain:

  • K49EO (Channel 49; MODESTO, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10m33ftTotal length
  • $1,313,000Total costs
  • 6,600Total average daily traffic
  • 15Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,901Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

McSwain compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

McSwain on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Laos (population 500+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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