Pacific Grove, California

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Population in 2013: 15,504 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 7,417  (47.8%)
Females: 8,087  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  49.9 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93950.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,395 (it was $50,254 in 2000)
Pacific Grove:

$69,395
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,215 (it was $31,277 in 2000)

Pacific Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $669,577 (it was $418,000 in 2000)
Pacific Grove:

$669,577
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $515,397; Detached houses: $556,065; Townhouses or other attached units: $326,460; In 2-unit structures: $346,758; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $223,765; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $271,401; Mobile homes: $95,446

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,454.

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  • Races in Pacific Grove, CA (2013)

    Pacific Grove races chart
    • 12,03177.4%White alone
    • 1,4469.3%Hispanic
    • 9085.8%Asian alone
    • 5013.2%Two or more races
    • 2751.8%Black alone
    • 280.2%American Indian alone
    • 370.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 120.08%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pacific Grove: 112.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (13.7%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.8%), Italian (6.3%), United States (4.1%), Dutch (3.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 125 feet

Land area: 2.87 square miles.

Population density: 5,393 people per square mile   (average).

Pacific Grove,CA real estate house value index trend

Pacific Grove, California map

For population 25 years and over in Pacific Grove:

  • High school or higher: 96.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pacific Grove city:

  • Never married: 33.6%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1,833 residents are foreign born (3.7% Asia, 3.2% Europe, 2.0% Africa).

This city:

11.8%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Pacific Grove, California as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pacific Grove to the number of sex offenders is 1,926 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,147 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,205 (0.4%)

Pacific Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (16.1 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (47.5 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (265.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Monterey, CA (1.5 miles ), Del Monte Forest, CA (1.5 miles ), Sand City, CA (2.0 miles ), Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA (2.1 miles ), Seaside, CA (2.2 miles ), Del Rey Oaks, CA (2.2 miles ), Carmel, CA (2.3 miles ), Marina, CA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $269,700
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $262,100
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $218,300
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $271,800
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $289,400
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $403,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $376,200
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $431,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $315,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $382,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $337,200
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $363,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $446,100
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $442,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.62 N, Longitude: 121.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,458 (-22.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,770 (23.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 831

Pacific Grove household income distribution Pacific Grove home values distribution

Property values in Pacific Grove, CA


Crime rates in Pacific Grove by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0100001011000
per 100,000 0.06.20.00.00.00.06.80.06.96.90.00.00.0
Rapes 5733024262042
per 100,000 31.643.519.019.20.013.127.113.741.413.80.025.912.9
Robberies 4263564632377
per 100,000 25.312.437.919.232.539.427.141.220.713.819.745.345.1
Assaults 18181412131014101312211613
per 100,000 113.9111.988.576.884.565.794.868.689.682.5138.0103.683.8
Burglaries 629161897583146931201231049784
per 100,000 392.2565.5385.8569.7487.6545.1988.4638.4827.5846.1683.4628.4541.3
Thefts 204198212237243311222250315270184147207
per 100,000 1,290.31,230.41,340.81,517.11,579.92,042.41,502.81,716.22,172.11,857.31,209.1952.31,333.9
Auto thefts 11816157920141489517
per 100,000 69.649.7101.296.045.559.1135.496.196.555.059.132.4109.6
Arson 1106040322315
per 100,000 6.36.20.038.40.026.30.020.613.813.819.76.532.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 128.2151.8121.6132.3116.7146.3185.0144.5204.3167.6122.9127.7128.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pacific Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 24 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -921 (-5.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Pacific Grove, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pacific Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 762% 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 112.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 128.0 miles away from Pacific Grove 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 35.0 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 198.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from Pacific Grove center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 83.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 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 Monterey County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pacific Grove topographic map

Birthplace of: Benjamin Jealous - Chief executive.

Hospitals and medical centers in Pacific Grove:

  • CANTERBURY WOODS (651 SINEX AVENUE)
  • FOREST HILL MANOR HEALTH CENTER (551 GIBSON AVENUE)
  • PACIFIC GROVE CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (200 LIGHTHOUSE AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Pacific Grove:

  • 3 miles: MONTEREY TRANSIT PLAZA (MONTEREY, PEARL & TYLER STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 5 miles: SEASIDE (BLDG. T-1176, 4TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: CARMEL (3665 RIO RD.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pacific Grove:

  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 3 miles; Monterey, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,588)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 4 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,951)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 8 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • Hartnell College (about 15 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • Cabrillo College (about 26 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 28 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 17,751)
  • Gavilan College (about 32 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)

Public high schools in Pacific Grove:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pacific Grove:

See full list of schools located in Pacific Grove, School District: PACIFIC GROVE UNIFIED

Library in Pacific Grove:

  • PACIFIC GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,042,544; Location: 550 CENTRAL AVE.; 103,480 books; 1,417 e-books; 6,261 audio materials; 3,572 video materials; 26 local licensed databases; 200 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pacific Grove: Southern Pacific Station (A), Pacific Grove Municipal Golf Links (B), Point Piños Light Station (C), Asilomar (D), Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History (E), Pacific Grove Art Center (F), Asilomar Conference Center (G), Steinbeck Museum (H), Pacific Grove Public Library (I), Pacific Grove City Hall (J), Pacific Grove Chamber of Commerce (K), Heritage Social Museum (L), Forest Lodge (M), Asilomar Conference Grounds (N), Seventeen Mile Drive Manor (O), Forest Hill Manor (P), Heritage Social Museum (Q), Westmed Ambulance Unit 22 (R), Pacific Grove Fire Department (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Seventeen Mile Drive Village Shopping Center (1), American Tin Cannery Outlet Center Shopping Center (2), Forest Hill Shopping Center (3), Country Club Gate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pacific Grove include: Coastlands-The Monterey Foursquare Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), Holy Spirit Chapel (C), Peninsula Baptist Church (D), Peninsula Christian Center (E), Peninsula Presbyterian Church (F), Shoreline Community Church (G), Chapel In the Pines (H), Christian Church of Pacific Grove (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: El Carmeto Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Crespi Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Pacific Grove include: Asilomar State Beach (1), Arnett Park (2), Caledonia Park (3), Forest Hill Playground (4), Breaker Stadium (5), Chase Park (6), Esplanade Park (7), Higgins Park (8), Jewel Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bette L Phillips Health Insurana Agncy & Ntry STRE (Museums; 169 Fountain Avenue).

Hotels: Beachcomber Inn & Restaurant (1996 Sunset Drive), Anton Inn (1095 Lighthouse Ave), Best Western Lighthouse Lodge & Suites (1150 Lighthouse Avenue), Pacific Gardens Inns (701 Asilomar Blvd), Andril Fireplace Cottages (569 Asilomar Boulevard), Best Western Monarch Resort (1111 Lighthouse Avenue), Olympia Lodge (1140 Lighthouse Ave), Borg's Ocean Front Motel (635 Ocean View Boulevard), Bide A Wee Inn & Cottages (221 Asilomar Avenue).

Monterey 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 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.314. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.314
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 5.38. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.38
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.58
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.8%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.6% for Black residents, 8.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.1% for other race residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Pacific Grove in 2010:

  • 215 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Pacific Grove in 2000:

  • 83 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 47 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 43 people in nursing homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Pacific Grove, California environmental map by EPA

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Pacific Grove compared to California 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Pacific Grove (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 170 Country Club Gate Center Branch at 170 Country Club Gate Center, branch established on 1919/01/01; Pacific Grove Branch at 569 Lighthouse Avenue, branch established on 1966/02/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Pacific Grove Branch at 580 Lighthouse Avenue, branch established on 2003/12/15. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Pacific Grove Branch at 1160 Forest Avenue, branch established on 1962/11/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Monterey County Bank: Pacific Grove Branch at 542 Lighthouse Avenue, branch established on 1997/04/14. Info updated 2011/01/31: Bank assets: $249.3 mil, Deposits: $203.7 mil, headquarters in Monterey, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Northern California Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pacific Grove Branch at 601 Lighthouse Avenue, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pacific Grove, California:

  • Pacific Gardens Inn, 701 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (831) 646-9414, Fax: (408) 647-0555
  • Asilomar Conference Center, 800 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (831) 372-8016, Fax: (831) 372-7227
  • The Martine Inn, 255 Oceanview Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (408) 373-3388
  • Best Western Inn, 1111 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (831) 646-8885, Fax: (831) 646-9576
  • Rosedale Inn, 775 Asilomar Blvd, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (408) 655-1000
  • Best Western Lighthouse Lodge And Suites, 1249 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (800) 858-1249
  • Sea Breeze Lodge, 1101 Lighthouse Avenue/204 Grv Acre, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (831) 372-3431, Fax: (831) 643-0235
  • Sea Breeze Inn & Cottages, 1100 Lighthouse Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950 , Phone: (831) 655-6325, Fax: (831) 643-0235
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pacific Grove, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
California average:

15.4

Pacific Grove travel time to work - commute Pacific Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pacific Grove city (based on Monterey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic150,05026
Evangelical Protestant23,624154
Other18,30948
Mainline Protestant11,24448
Black Protestant1,1998
Orthodox6403
None209,991-
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: 114
Monterey County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Monterey County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Monterey County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 374
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monterey County:

21.8%
California:

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

18.4%
State:

17.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$74,351$111,5270$0
Other Government Administration 12$46,465$46,4650$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$325,587$139,5370$0
Police - Other 10$70,420$84,50413$23,174
Firefighters 19$223,902$141,41228$12,240
Fire - Other 1$9,374$112,4881$2,536
Streets and Highways 29$254,741$105,4107$11,095
Sewerage 3$27,512$110,0480$0
Parks and Recreation 23$174,189$90,88142$28,390
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16$122,159$91,6197$9,925
Local Libraries 12$88,742$88,74211$11,582
Other and Unallocable 3$31,868$127,4720$0
Totals for Government 164$1,449,310$106,047109$98,942

Pacific Grove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,466,000 ($94.56)
    Regular Highways: $182,000 ($11.74)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($8.71)
    Police Protection: $122,000 ($7.87)
    Parks & Recreation: $56,000 ($3.61)
    Libraries: $55,000 ($3.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,691,000 ($238.07)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,536,000 ($163.57)
    Fire Protection: $2,072,000 ($133.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,987,000 ($128.16)
    Central Staff Services: $1,808,000 ($116.62)
    Financial Administration: $1,101,000 ($71.01)
    Libraries: $914,000 ($58.95)
    Sewerage: $632,000 ($40.76)
    General - Other: $248,000 ($16.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $229,000 ($14.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $44,000 ($2.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($2.32)
    Fire Protection: $9,000 ($0.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $7,761,000 ($500.58)

Pacific Grove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,970,000 ($127.06)
    All Other: $844,000 ($54.44)
    Sewerage: $758,000 ($48.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $466,000 ($30.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $401,000 ($25.86)
    Rents: $154,000 ($9.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $75,000 ($4.84)
    Property Sale Other: $4,000 ($0.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $878,000 ($56.63)
    All Other: $456,000 ($29.41)
    Highways: $265,000 ($17.09)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $2,877,000 ($185.57)
    Property: $2,607,000 ($168.15)
    Total General Sales: $1,600,000 ($103.20)
    Public Utilities: $1,584,000 ($102.17)
    NEC: $758,000 ($48.89)

Pacific Grove government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,145,000 ($73.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,010,000 ($65.14)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $135,000 ($8.71)

Pacific Grove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $46,000 ($2.97)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,357,000 ($281.02)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $49,000 ($3.16)

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
California average:

5.03%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,441 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.14%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Cruz County, CA  0.57% ($34,670 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.28% ($102,317)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($64,978)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
California average:

5.12%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,698 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.19%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.36% ($50,697 average AGI)
to Santa Cruz County, CA  0.35% ($38,507)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($38,443)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pacific Grove:

  • KNRY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KRML (1410 AM; 3 kW; CARMEL, CA; Owner: WISDOM BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KIDD (630 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTOM (1380 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pacific Grove:

  • KMBY-FM (103.9 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSPB (91.9 FM; PEBBLE BEACH, CA; Owner: ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON SCHOOL)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBOQ (95.5 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: J & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJO (92.7 FM; MARINA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSES-FM (107.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KAZU (90.3 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: FOUNDATION OF CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, MONTEREY BAY)
  • KCDU (101.7 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KOCN (105.1 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Pacific Grove:

  • K53DT (Channel 53; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KION-TV (Channel 46; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pacific Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pacific Grove)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 580 Pine St (Lat: 36.621639 Lon: -121.918000), Call Sign: KMM520
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.175 MHz, 154.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2003, Expiration Date: 01/17/2014
    Registrant: Pacific Grove Police Department, 580 Pine Ave., Pacific Grove, CA 93950, Phone: (831) 648-3143, Fax: (831) 648-3163, Email:
  • Forest Ave & Gibson Ave (Lat: 36.606917 Lon: -121.919944), Call Sign: KVR941
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/07/2013, Expiration Date: 05/26/2023
    Registrant: County Of Monterey, 1590 Moffett Street, Salinas, CA 93905, Phone: (831) 796-1463, Fax: (831) 796-1331, Email:
  • Police Dept 600 Pine Ave (Lat: 36.621639 Lon: -121.918000), Call Sign: WSZ33
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.785 MHz, 154.815 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/28/2023
    Registrant: County Of Monterey, 1590 Moffett St, Salinas, CA 93905, Phone: (831) 796-1463, Fax: (831) 796-1331, Email:
  • Lat: 36.534722 Lon: -121.621667, Call Sign: WNWN547
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.762 MHz, 461.787 MHz, 466.400 MHz, 466.762 MHz, 466.787 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/09/2013, Expiration Date: 03/26/2023
    Registrant: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, Phone: (831) 775-1931, Fax: (831) 775-1652, Email:
  • 651 Sinex Avenue (Lat: 36.621667 Lon: -121.916944), Call Sign: WQBT652
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/10/2014, Certifier: Bill Newman
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • ASILOMARP&RRO, 804 Crocker Ave (Lat: 36.619694 Lon: -121.934667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQCA515
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.937 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/18/2005, Expiration Date: 01/18/2015, Certifier: Glen S Nash
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 36.618583 Lon: -121.919389, Call Sign: KC25020, Licensee ID: L01076701
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.900 MHz, 455.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1991, Expiration Date: 12/01/2013
    Registrant: Cc Licenses, LLC, 2625 S. Memorial Drive, Suite A, Tulsa, OK 74129

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, 160 Central Ave (Lat: 36.618556 Lon: -121.906611), Structure height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WNTA293
    Assigned Frequencies: 23275.0 MHz, 23375.0 MHz, 23025.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2008, Expiration Date: 02/15/2019, Cancellation Date: 01/08/2013
    Registrant: Monterey Bay Aquarium Reasearch Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, Phone: (831) 775-1904
  • SF-810, 542 Lighthouse Avenue, #554 (Lat: 36.621250 Lon: -121.916833), Type: Building, Structure height: 25.3 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WPQL551
    Assigned Frequencies: 19122.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/17/2000, Expiration Date: 05/17/2010, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2001, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: Sbc Wireless, Inc., 17330 Preston Road, Suite 100a, Dallas, TX 75252, Phone: (972) 733-2887, Fax: (972) 733-2852
  • Pacific Grove MS, Pacific Grove Middle School (Lat: 36.613889 Lon: -121.920278), Type: Building, Structure height: 8.5 m, Overall height: 11.5 m, Call Sign: WQHI793
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2007, Expiration Date: 08/08/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2009, Certifier: Gerald F Zimmer
    Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1233 20th Street, N.W. Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036-7322, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • MBA 160CNTRL, 160 Central (Lat: 36.618611 Lon: -121.905972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WQQF886, Licensee ID: L01731162
    Assigned Frequencies: 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz, 17900.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 11/29/2022, Certifier: David Rasco
    Registrant: Monterey Bay Aquarium, 886 Cannery Road, Monterey, CA 93940, Phone: (831) 648-4804, Email:
  • MBA 167CNTRL, 167 Central Ave (Lat: 36.618361 Lon: -121.906389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQQF887, Licensee ID: L01731162
    Assigned Frequencies: 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2012, Expiration Date: 11/29/2022, Certifier: David Rasco
    Registrant: Monterey Bay Aquarium, 886 Cannery Road, Monterey, CA 93940, Phone: (831) 648-4804, Email:
  • KAZU Studio, 167 Central Avenue (Lat: 36.618194 Lon: -121.906083), Type: Building, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WHA941
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.500 MHz, 949.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/1981, Expiration Date: 12/01/2013
    Registrant: Broadcast Enginering Services Of Bonny Doon, Inc., 415 Emerald Forest Lane, Bonny Doon, CA 95060, Phone: (831) 420-1571, Fax: (831) 457-8099, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Mt Toro (Lat: 36.537722 Lon: -121.626500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KYZ772
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.425 MHz, 156.475 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 08/05/2023
    Registrant: Monterey Bay Aquarium Reasearch Institute, 7700 Sandholdt Road, Moss Landing, CA 95039, Phone: (831) 775-1931, Fax: (931) 775-1652, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

114 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pacific Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pacific Grove)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED15$492,21896$440,201475$334,03321$289,0000$0135$382,989
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$454,13011$363,18246$357,5893$174,7230$014$348,861
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$020$390,573136$415,2858$239,6380$036$379,923
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$426,00014$404,45090$417,3173$154,1931$1,270,00023$358,268
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$249,00024$429,9782$217,5000$07$319,259

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0120.00 , 0121.00, 0122.00, 0123.02, 0124.01, 0124.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$415,2631$410,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$567,5150$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$720,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0120.00 , 0121.00, 0122.00, 0123.02, 0124.01, 0124.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Pacific Grove, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17677.5 years
Mary16679.3 years
William11875.9 years
Robert9673.9 years
James8574.6 years
Helen8484.6 years
George8276.3 years
Dorothy7581.9 years
Charles7378.5 years
Margaret7281.9 years
Most common last names in Pacific Grove, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5378.2 years
Miller3674.0 years
Johnson3578.4 years
Moore2774.5 years
Williams2678.3 years
Wilson2380.8 years
Jones2279.4 years
Thompson2282.4 years
Thomas2276.4 years
Davis2182.5 years
Businesses in Pacific Grove, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets6
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Curves1Nike1
Decora Cabinetry3Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx1Safeway1
GNC1Subway1
H&R Block1Trader Joe's1
Howard Johnson1UPS2
IZOD1Vons1

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  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
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