Mesa, California

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Population in 2010: 251. Population change since 2000: +17.3%
Males: 119  (47.7%)
Females: 132  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  56.7 years
California median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 93514.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $104,860 (it was $74,375 in 2000)
Mesa:

$104,860
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $43,815 (it was $25,376 in 2000)

Mesa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $467,157 (it was $162,000 in 2000)
Mesa:

$467,157
CA:

$449,100

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,398.

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  • Races in Mesa, CA (2010)

    Mesa races chart
    • 20882.9%White alone
    • 2610.4%Hispanic
    • 104.0%American Indian alone
    • 41.6%Two or more races
    • 31.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mesa: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Danish (17.4%), American (14.4%), German (10.2%), Irish (9.6%), English (5.4%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 3.57 square miles.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (very low).

Mesa,CA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mesa:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mesa CDP:

  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

28 residents are foreign born (6.9% Latin America, 3.6% Asia, 1.6% Europe).

This place:

9.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,723 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,366 (0.7%)

Mesa satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (75.9 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (81.9 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (230.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Round Valley, CA (1.7 miles ), West Bishop, CA (2.6 miles ), Dixon Lane-Meadow Creek, CA (2.7 miles ), Swall Meadows, CA (2.8 miles ), Bishop, CA (3.0 miles ), Chalfant, CA (3.1 miles ), Sunny Slopes, CA (3.5 miles) , Aspen Springs, CA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 37.42 N, Longitude: 118.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

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

4.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (39%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (48%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Mesa, California

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Earthquake activity:

Mesa-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 841% 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 169.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 247.1 miles away from Mesa center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 220.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 222.1 miles away from Mesa center
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 250.8 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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Inyo County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Dave Mustaine - Autobiographer, April Ross - Volleyball player, Adam Glogauer - Multi-instrumentalist, Tanner Sparks - Rock guitarist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mesa:

  • NORTHERN INYO HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BISHOP, CA)
  • BISHOP CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BISHOP, CA)
  • PIONEER HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BISHOP, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mesa:

  • Reedley College (about 76 miles; Reedley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,144)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 77 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 79 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 79 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 81 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 82 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 83 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

Public elementary/middle school in Mesa:

  • JUNCTION ELEMENTARY (Location: 98821 HIGHWAY 96, Grades: KG-8)

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Inyo 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 2013 was 89.4. This is about average.

City:

89.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 4.7%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
California average:

15.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mesa CDP (based on Inyo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8275
Evangelical Protestant1,49423
Mainline Protestant8455
Other6294
Black Protestant1781
None10,573-
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: 6
Inyo County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Inyo County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Inyo County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Inyo County:

23.1%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.2%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mesa:

53.5%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.6%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mesa:

37.5%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Mesa:

60.3%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.2%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mesa, CA Residents

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mono County, CA  0.78% ($46,623 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.70% ($54,167)
from Kern County, CA  0.34% ($43,565)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.60% ($45,293 average AGI)
to Mono County, CA  0.47% ($40,844)
to Kern County, CA  0.35% ($47,542)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mesa:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KBOV (1230 AM; 1 kW; BISHOP, CA; Owner: GREAT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOH (780 AM; 50 kW; RENO, NV; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mesa:

  • KRHV (93.3 FM; BIG PINE, CA; Owner: DAVID A. AND MARYANN M. DIGERNESS)
  • KIBS (100.7 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: GREAT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K208BS (89.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL B/CASTERS, INC)
  • KWTW (88.5 FM; BISHOP, CA; Owner: LIVING PROOF, INC.)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)
  • KDAY (92.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, CA; Owner: MS. BENETT KESSLER)
  • K205ET (88.9 FM; BIG PINE, ETC., CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • 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)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mesa:

  • KDAY-LP (Channel 33; MAMMOTH LAKES, ETC., CA; Owner: BENETT KESSLER)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 50-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 24262 , Serial Number: L7299, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Clifford L Jr Johnson, 4845 Jessie La, Mesa, CA 00000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Mesa compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Mesa on our top lists:

  • #71 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities"
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