Oakhurst-North Fork, California

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Population in July 2007: 30,244.
Males: 14,799  (48.9%)
Females: 15,445  (51.1%)
Median resident age:  45.2 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 93614

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,612 (it was $39,370 in 2000)
Oakhurst-North Fork:

$45,612
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,033 (it was $20,245 in 2000)

Oakhurst-North Fork CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $216,030 (it was $151,400 in 2000)
Oakhurst-North Fork:

$216,030
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $459,509; Detached houses: $502,670; Townhouses or other attached units: $424,830; In 2-unit structures: $880,459; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,247; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $964,887; Mobile homes: $220,346; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $139,015
Oakhurst-North Fork races chart
  • White alone - 21,791 (84.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1,959 (7.6%)
  • Two or more races - 839 (3.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 730 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 141 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 138 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 74 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 62 (0.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakhurst-North Fork: 205.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1364.8 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Oakhurst-North Fork:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakhurst-North Fork CCD:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 66.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

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

Oakhurst-North Fork CCD:  0.8% ($1,224)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (30.1 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (33.1 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (231.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Coarsegold, CA (0.8 miles ), Oakhurst, CA (2.5 miles ), Yosemite Lakes, CA (2.5 miles ), Ahwahnee, CA (2.8 miles ), Bass Lake, CA (3.0 miles ), Nipinnawasee, CA (3.2 miles ), Fish Camp, CA (4.0 miles) , Auberry, CA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.25 N, Longitude: 119.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Oakhurst-North Fork household income distribution Oakhurst-North Fork home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Oakhurst-North Fork: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oakhurst-North Fork, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oakhurst-North Fork, California average temperatures Oakhurst-North Fork, California average precipitation Oakhurst-North Fork, California humidity Oakhurst-North Fork, California wind speed Oakhurst-North Fork, California snowfall Oakhurst-North Fork, California sunshine Oakhurst-North Fork, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Oakhurst-North Fork-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 839% 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 188.0 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 160.7 miles away from Oakhurst-North Fork center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 178.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 123.8 miles away from the city center
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 114.6 miles away from Oakhurst-North Fork center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 253.8 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 Madera County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakhurst-North Fork:

  • OAKHURST HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OAKHURST, CA)
  • AHWAHNEE CARE HOME (Hospital, about 8 miles away; AHWAHNEE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakhurst-North Fork:

  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 28 miles; Fresno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 29 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 31 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 31 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • Fresno City College (about 35 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 37 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • University of California-Merced (about 41 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)

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Notable locations in Oakhurst-North Fork: Spring Cove Campground (A), Buchenau Cabin (B), Reds Meadow Campground (C), The Falls (D), Sweetwater Campground (E), Rocky Point Picnic Area (F), Minarets Work Center (G), Logan Meadow Campground (H), Gaggs Campground (I), Wide Awake Ranch (J), Veater Ranch (K), Urrutia Ranch (L), United States Forest Service Headquarters (M), Twentytwo Mile House (N), The Forks (O), Summit House (P), Soquel Meadow Ranch (Q), Soda Springs Campground (R), Rosedale Ranch (S), High Trail Trailhead (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakhurst-North Fork include: North Fork Indian Mission (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Raymond Community Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Picayune Cemetery (1), Fine Gold Cemetery (2), North Fork Cemetery (3), Walker Cemetery (4), Raymond Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lost Lake (A), Summit Lake (B), Superior Lake (C), Lady Lake (D), Gale Lake (E), Harriet Lake (F), Anne Lake (G), Grouse Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Chapman Creek (A), Black Creek (B), Indian Creek (C), Bald Mill Creek (D), Crooks Creek (E), Stevenson Creek (F), Stairway Creek (G), South Fork San Joaquin River (H), Rancheria Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oakhurst-North Fork include: Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Historical Railroad (1), Wassama Round House State Historic Park (2), Devils Postpile National Monument (3), Millerton Lake State Recreation Area (4), North Fork Recreation Area Memorial Park (5), Fresno Flats Historic Park (6), Indian Lakes Park (7), Eastman Lake Recreation Area (8), Hensley Lake Recreation Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Madera 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 120. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

120
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 41.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.03
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.2%
Whole state:

14.2%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

6.3%
57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Oakhurst-North Fork in 2000:

  • 62 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 59 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Oakhurst-North Fork compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakhurst-North Fork CCD (based on Madera County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 31.62%
Here: 31.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist Church
Adherents61.5%6.0%4.9%4.1%3.4%
Congregations5.7%6.8%12.5%8.0%5.7%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAPresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Other
Adherents2.3%2.0%2.0%1.8%11.9%
Congregations3.4%2.3%3.4%3.4%48.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
Madera County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Madera County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madera County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madera County:

23.6%
California:

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

15.5%
State:

17.9%

5.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Madera County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  2.12% ($35,452 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.35% ($40,347)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.19% ($35,375)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,443 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Madera County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  2.14% ($38,952 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.38% ($36,141)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($29,844)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakhurst-North Fork:

  • KTNS (1060 AM; 5 kW; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFIG (1430 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: BIG DAWG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYNO (1300 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: SPANISH CATHOLIC RADIO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakhurst-North Fork:

  • KZOL (107.9 FM; NORTH FORK, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMMM (107.1 FM; MADERA, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP)
  • 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.)
  • K276BW (103.1 FM; NORTH FORK BASS LAKE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KAAT (103.1 FM; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakhurst-North Fork:

  • KHMM-CA (Channel 16; HANFORD, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNSO (Channel 51; MERCED, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • KSEE (Channel 24; FRESNO, CA; Owner: KSEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFRE-TV (Channel 59; SANGER, CA; Owner: SANGER TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • KFSN-TV (Channel 30; FRESNO, CA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGPE (Channel 47; FRESNO, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY BROADCASTING - FRESNO, LLC)
  • KFTV (Channel 21; HANFORD, CA; Owner: KFTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)

Oakhurst-North Fork on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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