Newberry-Baker, California

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Population in July 2007: 15,792.
Males: 8,924  (56.5%)
Females: 6,868  (43.5%)
Median resident age:  25.0 years
California median age:  33.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,716 (it was $33,538 in 2000)
Newberry-Baker:

$41,716
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,002 (it was $13,694 in 2000)

Newberry-Baker CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $132,136 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Newberry-Baker:

$132,136
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $256,398; Detached houses: $274,924; Townhouses or other attached units: $228,898; In 2-unit structures: $269,689; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,619; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,373; Mobile homes: $45,870; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,058
  • Races in Newberry-Baker, CA (2000)

    Newberry-Baker races chart
    • 7,85957.7%White alone
    • 2,78720.5%Hispanic
    • 1,74912.8%Black alone
    • 6074.5%Two or more races
    • 3122.3%Asian alone
    • 1591.2%American Indian alone
    • 1090.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 350.3%Other race alone

Races in Newberry-Baker detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Newberry-Baker: 118.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 7988.5 square miles.

Population density: 2.0 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Newberry-Baker:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newberry-Baker CCD:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 6.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Newberry-Baker CCD:  1.0% ($740)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Valley, NV (77.5 miles , pop. 117,390).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (83.2 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (157.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fort Irwin, CA (6.7 miles ), Sandy Valley, NV (7.1 miles ), Tecopa, CA (7.2 miles) , Goodsprings, NV (7.5 miles ), Cal-Nev-Ari, NV (7.7 miles ), Searchlight, NV (7.8 miles ), Shoshone, CA (7.8 miles) , Nebo Center, CA (7.8 miles ).

Latitude: 35.13 N, Longitude: 115.91 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Gasoline stations (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Child care workers (11%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Newberry-Baker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Newberry-Baker, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Newberry-Baker-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 698% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 74.3 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
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from Newberry-Baker center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 175.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 132.4 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Newberry-Baker center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Bernardino County (42) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 26
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 21, Floods: 18, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newberry-Baker:

  • Barstow Community College (about 66 miles; Barstow, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,120)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 81 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 81 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • College of Southern Nevada (about 81 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 18,996)
  • Victor Valley College (about 90 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • College of the Desert (about 101 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 102 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)

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Notable locations in Newberry-Baker: Joshua Tree National Park Headquarters (A), Dorners Camp (B), Pioneer Deep Space Station (C), Desert (D), Pine Tree Ranch (E), Barstow Koi Farm (F), Rasor Ranch (G), Cree Camp (H), Seven IL Ranch (I), Sheep Corral (J), Silver Lake (K), Smith Ranch (L), Trojan (M), Field (N), Valley Wells (O), Windmill (P), Clark Mountain Station (Q), Afton Canyon Campground (R), Four Corners (S), Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Newberry-Baker: Newbury Community Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Coyote Holes (A), Langford Well Lake (B), Ford Lake (C), Mesquite Holes (D), Black Tank (E), Dolores Lake (F), Lake Jodie (G), Ninemile Waterhole (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Halloran Wash (A), Cut Wash (B), Cottonwood Wash (C), Clipper Wash (D), Mojave River (E), Cedar Wash (F), Bull Spring Wash (G), Budweiser Wash (H), Buckwheat Wash (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Newberry-Baker include: Mojave National Preserve (1), Salt Creek Hills ACEC (2), Amargosa Canyon Natural Area ACEC (3), Luckie Park (4), Mitchell Caverns State Park (5), Valley Wells Safety Rest Area (6), Fenner Roadside Rest (7), Providence Mountains State Recreation Area (8), Jackass Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

San Bernardino 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 94.3. This is worse than average.

City:

94.3
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 55.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

55.0
U.S.:

32.0
Average household size:
This place:  3.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  20.1%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.0%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

6.3%

People in group quarters in Newberry-Baker in 2000:

  • 1,438 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 249 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
California average:

16.1

Newberry-Baker travel time to work - commute Newberry-Baker mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Newberry-Baker CCD (based on San Bernardino County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic445,33455
Evangelical Protestant243,524832
Other80,047205
Mainline Protestant26,062135
Black Protestant14,96937
Orthodox3,86810
None1,221,406-
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: 301
San Bernardino County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 114
San Bernardino County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 320
San Bernardino County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 940
Here:

4.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Bernardino County:

27.1%
California:

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

16.2%
State:

17.9%

6.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
California average:

5.03%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.08%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  2.60% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  1.28% ($35,688)
from Orange County, CA  0.43% ($42,770)


6.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,070 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($451 average AGI)
San Bernardino County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.77% ($34,625 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.53% ($40,820)
to Orange County, CA  0.49% ($44,337)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newberry-Baker:

  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newberry-Baker:

  • KIXF (101.5 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRQ (94.9 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)
  • KHYZ (99.7 FM; MOUNTAIN PASS, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KQOL-FM (93.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTE (107.5 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMP (92.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K211DC (90.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KRXV (98.1 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KJAT (105.3 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KDUQ (102.5 FM; LUDLOW, CA; Owner: DOS COSTAS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • IE24301A, 25635 Crucero Road, Ludlow (Lat: 34.762778 Lon: -116.312778), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WQNU385
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6635.62 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2011, Expiration Date: 05/26/2021, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Electricity (9%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Newberry-Baker compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Newberry-Baker on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Rail transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 5,000+"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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