Montara, California

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Population in 2010: 2,909.
Population change since 2000: -1.4%
Males: 1,550  (53.3%)
Females: 1,359  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

52.3 years
California median age:

36.4 years

Zip codes: 94037, 94038.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $111,784 (it was $95,326 in 2000)
Montara:

$111,784
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $50,818 (it was $44,360 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $978,090 (it was $472,300 in 2000)
Montara:

$978,090
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $919,483; detached houses: $929,382

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,943.

March 2019 cost of living index in Montara: 165.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.2%
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  • Races in Montara, CA (2010)
    • 2,31179.4%White alone
    • 32411.1%Hispanic
    • 1394.8%Asian alone
    • 1043.6%Two or more races
    • 150.5%Black alone
    • 90.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: European (23.2%), Irish (17.1%), German (13.5%), English (7.3%), Italian (6.1%), Slovak (5.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 113 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 741 people per square mile   (low).

Montara,CA real estate house value index trend

Montara, California map

189 residents are foreign born (4.8% Europe, 1.5% Asia).

This place:

6.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $7,734 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South San Francisco, CA (9.2 miles , pop. 60,552).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Francisco, CA (15.7 miles , pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (332.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Moss Beach, CA (1.0 miles ),
El Granada, CA (1.8 miles ),
Shelter Cove, CA (2.0 miles ),
Pacifica, CA (2.4 miles ),
Half Moon Bay, CA (2.6 miles ),
Millbrae, CA (2.7 miles ),
San Bruno, CA (2.7 miles ),
Hillsborough, CA (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 37.54 N, Longitude: 122.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 650

Distribution of median household income in Montara, CA in 2016
Distribution of house value in Montara, CA in 2016

Property values in Montara, CA

Montara satellite photo by USGS

Montara tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Montara, CA
Historical housing units in Montara, CA
Most common industries in Montara, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.6%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.8%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
  • Chemicals (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (19.5%)
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Montara, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Top executives (5.5%)
  • Computer specialists (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.5%)

Average climate in Montara, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Montara, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 98.4. This is worse than average.

City:

98.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.415. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.415
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.372. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.372
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 21.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.0115. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0115
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Montara-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 733% 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 41.7 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 50.2 miles away from Montara 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 199.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 262.8 miles away from Montara center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 272.9 miles away from Montara center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 211.8 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 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 San Mateo County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Montara topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Montara:

  • SETON MEDICAL CENTER - COASTSIDE D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; MOSS BEACH, CA)
  • LINDA MAR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PACIFICA, CA)
  • FLEETWOOD ICF/DD-H (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • HOME CARE BY THE SEA, INC. (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HALF MOON BAY, CA)
  • SEACLIFF ICF-DDH INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • SUSAN MANOR ICF/DD-H (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • COTTONWOOD HOME ICF/DDH (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Montara:

  • 8 miles: MILLBRAE (MILLBRAE AVE. & CALIFORNIA DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: SAN FRANCISCO INT'L AIRPO (SAN BRUNO, SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: SAN FRANCISCO SHOPPING (SAN FRANCISCO, 835 MARKET ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Montara:

  • Skyline College (about 7 miles; San Bruno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,824)
  • College of San Mateo (about 10 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 5,398)
  • San Francisco State University (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 24,644)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 14 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 17,569)
  • Canada College (about 15 miles; Redwood City, CA; FT enrollment: 3,446)
  • University of San Francisco (about 17 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,190)
  • Academy of Art University (about 19 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 12,352)

Public elementary/middle school in Montara:

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San Mateo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Montara in 2000:

  • 111 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 111 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 12 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

For population 15 years and over in Montara:

Marital status in Montara, CA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

For population 25 years and over in Montara:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Montara, CA (based on San Mateo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic243,63422
Other31,69778
Evangelical Protestant24,771166
Mainline Protestant23,84074
Orthodox5,3505
Black Protestant2,04612
None387,113-
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: 171
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 39
San Mateo County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 114
This county:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 703
This county:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
San Mateo County:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Mateo County:

18.0%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.1%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Montara:

29.2
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.6%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.7%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Montara:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Montara:

40.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

56.9%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Montara:

79.4%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Montara, CA Residents

6.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($153,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,088 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.54% ($139,745 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.32% ($219,350)
from Alameda County, CA  0.61% ($99,304)


7.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($143,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
California average:

5.21%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,865 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.20% ($169,587 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($154,202)
to Alameda County, CA  1.04% ($98,442)

Strongest AM radio stations in Montara:

  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KOIT (1260 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Montara:

  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOI (101.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Montara:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Montara)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mount Montara (Lat: 37.561333 Lon: -122.620250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPIY266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.262 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/1995, Expiration Date: 11/30/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2001, Certifier: Robert Lafayette, Registrant: Communications Resource Group, 2663 Valleydale Rd Ste 333, Birmingham, AL 35244, Fax: (205) 991-2033
  • Montara Ridge North Peak (Lat: 37.561333 Lon: -122.478028), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPJI892,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.487 MHz, Grant Date: 05/24/2011, Expiration Date: 06/28/2021, Certifier: J. Roy Pottle, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • North Peak 5 Km Ne (Lat: 37.561333 Lon: -122.477750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 27 m, Call Sign: WNUH521,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/2015, Expiration Date: 06/09/2025, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • Alta Vista (Lat: 37.548028 Lon: -122.498278), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQIG866,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.150 MHz, Grant Date: 12/11/2017, Expiration Date: 02/06/2028, Certifier: George F Irving, Registrant: Calcon Systems Inc, 12919 #9 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583, Phone: (925) 277-0665, Fax: (925) 277-9647, Email:
  • Airport South (Lat: 37.513472 Lon: -122.493889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WQNY897,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.050 MHz, Grant Date: 07/13/2011, Expiration Date: 07/13/2021, Certifier: Clemens Heldmaier, Registrant: Calcon Systems Inc, 12919 #9 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583, Phone: (925) 277-0665, Fax: (925) 277-9647, Email:
  • AIRPORT NORTH, Airport North (Lat: 37.514639 Lon: -122.495444), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQXR548,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.412 MHz, Grant Date: 05/17/2016, Expiration Date: 05/17/2026, Certifier: Clemens Heldmaier, Registrant: Calcon Systems Inc, 12919 #9 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon, CA 94583, Phone: (925) 277-0665, Fax: (925) 277-9647, Email:
  • NORTHPEAKSM, 5 Km Ne (Lat: 37.561389 Lon: -122.477778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WRDB986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.370 MHz, 151.370 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2019, Expiration Date: 03/25/2029, Certifier: John Lemmon, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6144, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Montara)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: YAKOVLEV YAK-55M (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1112U , Serial Number: 930803, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Jeffrey B Cockrell, Po Box 1270, Montara, CA 94037, Other Owners: Sandra P Cockrell
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2369K , Serial Number: 18280394, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/1998, Certificate Issue Date: 04/04/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Michael G Mccandless, Po Box 370358, Montara, CA 94037
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4004R , Serial Number: 32-40291, Year manufactured: 1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/03/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Raymond Hoche-Mong, Po Box 370937, Montara, CA 94037, Other Owners: Emily Hoche-Mong, Michel Hoche-Mong
  • Aircraft: YAKOVLEV YAK 18T (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 918GC , Serial Number: 22202034062, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/14/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 08/20/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey B Cockrell, Po Box 1270, Montara, CA 94037

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED4$541,46512$507,203128$370,6928$322,6888$368,5461$42,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$589,6702$626,80511$399,0400$01$702,4200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$268,73732$516,8452$254,5702$391,2501$42,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$642,91015$406,9851$179,4102$427,7150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$512,1981$98,4300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6136.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$501,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6136.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Montara, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Montara, CA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 17
  • Service Call: 1
Fire incident types in Montara, CA

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Montara, CA
Most common first names in Montara, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John978.9 years
Mary989.3 years
Robert869.1 years
Alice580.6 years
George586.2 years
Elizabeth580.8 years
Joseph566.4 years
Frank575.1 years
James471.0 years
William473.8 years
Most common last names in Montara, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walsh486.5 years
Grimwood387.9 years
Peterson374.0 years
Sauers369.0 years
Volken372.0 years
Grant282.0 years
Havice282.5 years
Cannon286.4 years
Carlson279.5 years
Kelso281.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Montara, CA
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Electricity
  • 13.4%Wood
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Montara, CA
  • 43.8%Utility gas
  • 28.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.1%Electricity


Montara compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
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