Olancha, California

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Population in 2010: 192. Population change since 2000: +43.3%
Males: 73  (38.3%)
Females: 119  (61.7%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip code: 93549

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,644 (it was $30,000 in 2000)
Olancha:

$71,644
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,622 (it was $18,124 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,588 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Olancha:

$116,588
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $141,083; Detached houses: $123,773; Mobile homes: $149,326
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  • White alone - 128 (66.7%)
  • Hispanic - 47 (24.5%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (3.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Olancha: 96.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (27.8%), Subsaharan African (25.9%), Dutch (8.4%), English (8.4%), Irish (1.6%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3648 feet

Land area: 7.28 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Olancha, California map

For population 25 years and over in Olancha:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Olancha CDP:

  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 16.6%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

114 residents are foreign born

This place:  45.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Olancha, California as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Olancha to the number of sex offenders is 192 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $735 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $260 (2.0%)

Olancha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (73.1 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (85.3 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (152.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cartago, CA (2.1 miles) , Keeler, CA (4.1 miles) , Kennedy Meadows, CA (4.3 miles) , Darwin, CA (4.8 miles) , Lone Pine, CA (4.8 miles ), Ponderosa, CA (5.6 miles) , Pearsonville, CA (5.6 miles) , Cedar Slope, CA (5.8 miles) .

Latitude: 36.26 N, Longitude: 118.00 W

Area code: 760

Olancha household income distribution Olancha home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Manufacturing (58%)
  • Health care and social assistance (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (28%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (11%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (11%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Average climate in Olancha, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Olancha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 849% 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 103.9 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 165.9 miles away from Olancha 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 149.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 300.8 miles away from Olancha center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 155.5 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 Inyo County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
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).
Olancha topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Olancha:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 52 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Porterville College (about 59 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 74 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 78 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Bakersfield College (about 81 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • Reedley College (about 85 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 89 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)

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Notable locations in Olancha: Olancha Siding (A), Bureau of Land Management Olancha Fire Station (B), Olancha - Cartago Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2012 was 165. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

165
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.00. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Olancha and their reported violations in the past:

CARTAGO MUTUAL WATER COMPANY (Population served: 132, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Olancha that have no violations reported:

  • RANCH HOUSE CAFE (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Olancha compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)
  • Wood (38%)
  • Electricity (13%)

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 Olancha CDP (based on Inyo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.57%
Here: 59.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodLutheran Church
Adherents72.0%4.9%4.8%3.6%3.0%
Congregations12.9%6.5%9.7%6.5%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.8%1.6%1.4%4.8%
Congregations6.5%6.5%6.5%6.5%35.5%
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: 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%

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 Olancha:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Olancha:

  • KDAY (92.5 FM; INDEPENDENCE, CA; Owner: MS. BENETT KESSLER)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • K205ET (88.9 FM; BIG PINE, ETC., CA; Owner: WESTERN INSPIRATIONAL BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: JAMES KNUDSEN & DONNA KNUDSEN)
  • K211EA (90.1 FM; OLANCHA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWTY (102.9 FM; CARTAGO, CA; Owner: MICHAEL L. BENSON)

TV broadcast stations around Olancha:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Highway 395 And Pearson Road (Lat: 35.799472 Lon: -117.869417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: KNKN209
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Chuck Contreras, Located West Of Hw-395 (Lat: 36.193000 Lon: -118.009528), Type: 129.5, Overall height: 129.5 m

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • HAIWEE, Haiwee Power Plant (Lat: 36.107778 Lon: -117.956111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: WNRQ946
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.400 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2000, Expiration Date: 03/21/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2005
    Registrant: Nielsen\'s Equipment Maintenance, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, Phone: (760) 924-5611, Fax: (760) 924-5423, Email:
  • Olancha Cartago Fire Station (Lat: 36.287444 Lon: -118.010083), Call Sign: WXJ788, Licensee ID: L00015138
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.430 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/01/1998, Expiration Date: 08/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 10/12/2003
    Registrant: Olancha Community Services District, Box 64, Olancha, CA 93549, Phone: (619) 764-2370
  • Haiwee Radio Hill 12 Mi Sse (Lat: 36.110500 Lon: -117.957028), Call Sign: KME529
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz, 158.190 MHz, 456.125 MHz, 456.200 MHz, 456.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2005, Expiration Date: 10/04/2015
    Registrant: City Of Los Angeles - Dept Of Water & Power, 1216 W. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026, Phone: (213) 367-5884, Fax: (213) 367-5787, Email:
  • Haiwee Power Plant 12 Mi S (Lat: 36.110500 Lon: -117.957028), Call Sign: KMH651, Licensee ID: L00002936
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.8000 MHz, 48.5200 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/30/2012, Expiration Date: 02/01/2023
    Registrant: City Of Los Angeles-Department Of Water & Power
  • 11 Mi Sse (Lat: 36.132167 Lon: -117.954528), Call Sign: KNEE276, Licensee ID: L00002936
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.125 MHz, 456.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022
    Registrant: City Of Los Angeles - Department Of Water & Power
  • 12 Mi Sse (Lat: 36.110500 Lon: -117.957028), Call Sign: KNEE277, Licensee ID: L00002936
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.125 MHz, 456.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2012, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022
    Registrant: City Of Los Angeles - Department Of Water And Power

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • IE04007A SF, 1239 Sage Flat Rd. (Lat: 36.209444 Lon: -118.000361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46.2 m, Overall height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQEF815
    Assigned Frequencies: 10642.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2006, Expiration Date: 01/17/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2007, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • HAIWEE, 6.4 Miles S Of (Lat: 36.192972 Lon: -118.008667), Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KMQ73
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon California Inc., Shawmut Ave And Nash, 02 Floor, New Bedford, MA 02746, Phone: (617) 733-1049, Email:
  • HAIWEE, Haiwee Power Plant Rd 12 Mi S Of (Lat: 36.110500 Lon: -117.957028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WAA510
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHz, 10785.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/28/2019
    Registrant: Los Angeles City Water And Power, 1216 W. First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026, Phone: (213) 367-5884, Fax: (213) 367-5787, Email:
  • STATION, Sage Flat 4.0 Miles S Of (Lat: 36.193250 Lon: -118.008944), Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WHH897, Licensee ID: L00002936
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6735.00 MHz, 11275.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/27/2007, Expiration Date: 12/24/2017
    Registrant: City Of Los Angeles-Dept Of Water & Power

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 6.4 Miles South Of: (Lat: 36.192972 Lon: -118.008667), Call Sign: KNKJ267
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/23/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2003
  • 1241 Sage Flat Road (Lat: 36.208806 Lon: -117.992833), Call Sign: KNKO714, Licensee ID: L00130032
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz, 454.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Douglas M Durbin
    Registrant: High Sierra Mobilfone\communications, 281-D E. South Street, Bishop, CA 93514-3546, Phone: (760) 873-3906, Fax: (760) 872-3033, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: K7GEO, Previous Call Sign: KB6ZLI, Licensee ID: L01545728
    Grant Date: 03/27/2010, Expiration Date: 11/24/2018
    Registrant: Rodolphe C De Mordaigle, 375 Olancha Lane, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Call Sign: KA6KQA, Licensee ID: L00965804
    Grant Date: 01/14/2005, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: Patricia G Rosenberg
    Registrant: Patricia G Rosenberg, 310 W Fall Rd, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Call Sign: KD6ZUV, Licensee ID: L00688133
    Grant Date: 05/20/2003, Expiration Date: 08/17/2013
    Registrant: Ronald A Higgins, 344 Fall Rd, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Call Sign: KF6QCW
    Grant Date: 03/23/1998, Expiration Date: 03/23/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2010
    Registrant: Steven P Smith, Olancha, CA 93549
  • Call Sign: WB6YZA, Licensee ID: L00977784
    Grant Date: 03/02/2005, Expiration Date: 05/19/2015
    Registrant: John W Joyner, 1460 Sage Flat Rd, Olancha, CA 93549

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