Pacifica, California

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Population in 2013: 38,606 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.6%
 
Males: 18,413  (47.7%)
Females: 20,193  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 94044.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $98,057 (it was $71,737 in 2000)
Pacifica:

$98,057
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $44,547 (it was $30,183 in 2000)

Pacifica city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $632,045 (it was $366,500 in 2000)
Pacifica:

$632,045
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $950,438; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $650,038; In 2-unit structures: $641,590; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $519,312; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $457,712; Mobile homes: $67,444; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $140,817

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,866.

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  • Races in Pacifica, CA (2013)

    Pacifica races chart
    • 20,40252.7%White alone
    • 7,60819.7%Asian alone
    • 6,69317.3%Hispanic
    • 2,3476.1%Two or more races
    • 9362.4%Black alone
    • 3500.9%Other race alone
    • 2460.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 840.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Pacifica: 148.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.0%), Italian (9.2%), German (8.9%), English (6.0%), United States (2.4%), Norwegian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 76 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,056 people per square mile   (average).

Pacifica,CA real estate house value index trend

Pacifica, California map

For population 25 years and over in Pacifica:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pacifica city:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 50.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

7,827 residents are foreign born (9.8% Asia, 4.9% Latin America, 3.3% Europe).

This city:

20.2%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Pacifica, California as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pacifica to the number of sex offenders is 1,819 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: $5,081 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,119 (0.3%)

Pacifica satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South San Francisco, CA (4.0 miles , pop. 60,552).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Francisco, CA (9.8 miles , pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (335.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Shelter Cove, CA (1.5 miles ), San Bruno, CA (1.8 miles ), South San Francisco, CA (2.0 miles ), Colma, CA (2.1 miles ), Daly City, CA (2.2 miles ), Broadmoor, CA (2.2 miles ), Millbrae, CA (2.2 miles ), Montara, CA (2.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $232,100
  • 1998: 96 buildings, average cost: $230,100
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $234,900
  • 2000: 36 buildings, average cost: $261,200
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $269,600
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $341,400
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $299,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $427,100
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $451,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $400,500
  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $417,800
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $509,700
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $520,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $626,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $482,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $482,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.62 N, Longitude: 122.49 W

Pacifica nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Fog Capital of California, Pasyphillis

Daytime population change due to commuting: -13,963 (-36.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,052 (14.7%)

Area code: 650

Pacifica household income distribution Pacifica home values distribution

Property values in Pacifica, CA


Crime rates in Pacifica by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0010000000010
per 100,000 0.00.02.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.02.60.0
Rapes 7575759437458
per 100,000 17.912.618.313.318.713.424.210.88.018.510.613.120.8
Robberies 13151512121323201017797
per 100,000 33.237.739.331.832.134.761.953.826.544.818.623.718.2
Assaults 75704244485042424145332751
per 100,000 191.8175.9110.0116.6128.2133.6113.0113.1108.8118.787.671.0132.5
Burglaries 119133126116122143100919611489148114
per 100,000 304.3334.2330.1307.5326.0382.1269.0245.0254.9300.7236.2389.1296.2
Thefts 486498401456567425458588567580350382361
per 100,000 1,242.91,251.31,050.61,208.91,514.91,135.61,232.01,583.01,505.31,529.7929.11,004.2937.8
Auto thefts 629784971054168636666454871
per 100,000 158.6243.7220.1257.2280.5109.5182.9169.6175.2174.1119.5126.2184.4
Arson 5126297366333
per 100,000 12.82.55.215.95.324.018.88.115.915.88.07.97.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 162.1165.6151.1148.3172.9142.6158.7156.6142.0164.1105.1126.9134.7

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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 Pacifica detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 37 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
California average:

2.34
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +688 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Pacifica, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pacifica-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 734% 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 38.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 53.0 miles away from Pacifica center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 204.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 265.8 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 269.0 miles away from Pacifica center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 206.9 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in San Mateo County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Greg Reynolds - Baseball player, Kevin Gogan - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Pacifica:

  • LINDA MAR CARE CENTER (751 SAN PEDRO TERRACE ROAD)
  • PACIFICA NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (385 ESPLANADE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Pacifica:

  • SEACLIFF ICF-DDH INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • SUSAN MANOR ICF/DD-H (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • ANTON'S HOME (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • STAFFING HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA)
  • BERKSHIRE MANOR, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • FLEETWOOD ICF/DD-H (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)
  • COTTONWOOD HOME ICF/DDH (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN BRUNO, CA)

Amtrak stations near Pacifica:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pacifica:

  • Skyline College (about 2 miles; San Bruno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,824)
  • San Francisco State University (about 7 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 24,644)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 8 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 17,569)
  • College of San Mateo (about 11 miles; San Mateo, CA; FT enrollment: 5,398)
  • University of San Francisco (about 11 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,190)
  • Academy of Art University (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 12,352)
  • College of Alameda (about 16 miles; Alameda, CA; FT enrollment: 3,071)

Public high schools in Pacifica:

  • Terra Nova High School (Students: 964; Location: 1450 Terra Nova Boulevard; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 68)
  • Oceana High School (Students: 392; Location: 401 Paloma Avenue; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 64)

Private high school in Pacifica:

  • ALMA HEIGHTS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 295; Location: 1030 LINDA MAR BLVD; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pacifica:

Private elementary/middle schools in Pacifica:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 909 OCEANA BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF LINDA MAR (Students: 50; Location: 1666 HIGGINS WAY; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Pacifica, map of school districts: LAGUNA SALADA UNION ELEMENTARY, JEFFERSON UNION HIGH

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Christian church: Coastside Community Church (coastsidechurch.org)

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Notable locations in Pacifica: Sanchez Adobe (A), Trout Farm Picnic Area (B), Sharp Park Golf Course (C), Sanchez Branch San Mateo County Library (D), Sanchez Adobe Museum (E), Pacifica Branch San Mateo County Library (F), Mildred Owen Concert Hall (G), North County Fire Authority Station 71 (H), North County Fire Authority Station 72 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Vallemar Shopping Center (1), Rockaway Beach Shopping Center (2), Pedro Point Shopping Center (3), Park Pacifica Shopping Center (4), Linda Mar Shopping Center (5), Crespi Shopping Center (6), Adobe Plaza Shopping Center (7), Fairmont Shopping Center (8), Palmetto Avenue Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pacifica include: Church of the Good Shepherd (A), Filipino Seventh Day Adventist Church (B), Genesis Worship Center (C), Pacifica Baptist Church (D), Westside Baptist Church (E), Bethany Baptist Church (F), Holy Cross Lutheran Church (G), Lighthouse Christian Fellowship Church (H), Pacifica Christian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Laguna Salada (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Brooks Creek (A), San Pedro Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pacifica include: Sharp Park Beach (1), Portola Expedition Historical Marker (2), Sharp Park (3), San Pedro Valley County Park (4), Milagra Ridge County Park (5), Pomo Park (6), Fairmont Park (7), Imperial Park (8), Calera Creek Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Sharp Park Beach (A), San Pedro Beach (B), Rockaway Beach (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Lighthouse Hotel (105 Rockaway Beach Avenue).

San Mateo 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 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.445. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.445
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 11.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 2.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.01
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 20.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00320. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00320
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.3%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.6% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.4% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Pacifica in 2010:

  • 115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Pacifica in 2000:

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 11 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 9 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 9 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Pacifica, California environmental map by EPA

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Pacifica compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Pacifica (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Pacifica Branch at 1655 Oceana, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Linda Mar Branch at 1375 Linda Mar Shopping Center, branch established on 1956/12/10. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Linda Mar Center Branch at 1380 Linda Mar Shopping Center, branch established on 1999/01/28. 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
  • First National Bank of Northern California: Linda Mar Branch at 1450 Linda Mar Shopping Center, branch established on 1984/10/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $715.6 mil, Deposits: $622.4 mil, headquarters in Daly City, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pacifica, California:

  • The Lighthouse Hotel, 105 Rockaway BCH Ave, Pacifica, CA 94044 , Phone: (650) 355-6300
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 519, Nick Gust Way, Pacifica, CA 94044 , Phone: (650) 355-5000, Fax: (650) 355-5959
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 2160 Francisco Blvd, Pacifica, CA 94044 , Phone: (650) 359-9494, Fax: (650) 359-2835
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pacifica, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
California average:

15.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (78%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Pacifica:

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Religion statistics for Pacifica city (based on San Mateo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic243,63422
Other31,69778
Evangelical Protestant24,771166
Mainline Protestant23,84074
Orthodox5,3505
Black Protestant2,04612
None387,113-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 171
San Mateo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 114
San Mateo County:

1.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Mateo County:

16.9%
California:

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

18.0%
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 6$45,958$91,9160$0
Other Government Administration 16$114,676$86,0071$1,025
Judicial and Legal 1$6,469$77,6280$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$357,213$129,8960$0
Police - Other 5$30,170$72,4081$1,253
Firefighters 25$236,333$113,4400$0
Fire - Other 1$4,738$56,8560$0
Streets and Highways 20$141,054$84,6321$3,321
Welfare 4$23,497$70,4915$4,760
Sewerage 23$200,405$104,5590$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,628$67,53639$20,987
Other and Unallocable 20$117,249$70,34936$36,792
Totals for Government 155$1,283,390$99,35983$68,138

Pacifica government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $8,947,000 ($231.75)
    Regular Highways: $3,140,000 ($81.33)
    Housing & Community Development: $112,000 ($2.90)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,957,000 ($154.30)
    Sewerage: $5,635,000 ($145.96)
    Fire Protection: $4,362,000 ($112.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,098,000 ($80.25)
    Regular Highways: $2,582,000 ($66.88)
    Central Staff Services: $1,025,000 ($26.55)
    Financial Administration: $678,000 ($17.56)
    Housing & Community Development: $607,000 ($15.72)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $272,000 ($7.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $236,000 ($6.11)
    General - Other: $18,000 ($0.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,218,000 ($31.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $659,000 ($17.07)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($1.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,373,000 ($294.59)

Pacifica government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,154,000 ($159.41)
    All Other: $2,312,000 ($59.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $648,000 ($16.78)
    Housing & Community Development: $159,000 ($4.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $175,000 ($4.53)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,777,000 ($71.93)
    Interest Earnings: $1,019,000 ($26.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,461,000 ($89.65)
    All Other: $3,227,000 ($83.59)
    Highways: $2,154,000 ($55.79)
  • Tax - Property: $5,577,000 ($144.46)
    Public Utilities: $2,321,000 ($60.12)
    Total General Sales: $1,465,000 ($37.95)
    NEC: $1,064,000 ($27.56)
    Other Selective Sales: $581,000 ($15.05)

Pacifica government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $23,795,000 ($616.35)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,970,000 ($128.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $23,625,000 ($611.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,140,000 ($133.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $15,569,000 ($403.28)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $431,000 ($11.16)

6.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($76,297 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.77% ($75,145 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.20% ($92,061)
from Alameda County, CA  0.71% ($64,730)


6.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($73,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.62%
California average:

5.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,393 average AGI)
San Mateo County:

0.12%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Francisco County, CA  1.44% ($61,177 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  1.10% ($95,955)
to Alameda County, CA  0.78% ($62,828)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pacifica:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Pacifica:

  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSAN (107.7 FM; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KQED-FM (88.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KITS (105.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIOI (101.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KALW (91.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: SAN FRANCISCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DIST.)
  • KBAY (93.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF SAN FRANCISCO)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Pacifica:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pacifica fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 71m233ftTotal length
  • $1,142,000Total costs
  • 254,783Total average daily traffic
  • 7,043Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pacifica, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED67$486,593204$411,5071,062$334,19554$228,1590$057$311,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$452,85431$398,953122$381,6020$00$08$313,1330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$545,17136$430,033308$406,73122$217,5470$023$338,6201$76,980
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$638,21922$406,952147$367,0849$190,6841$999,70012$320,2530$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$268,7203$392,87352$392,9134$240,3280$03$310,3330$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 6027.00 , 6028.00, 6029.00, 6030.00, 6031.00, 6032.00, 6033.00, 6034.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$427,6333$426,613
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$466,5185$451,144
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$445,3854$360,393
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0001$512,970
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$386,5300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 6027.00 , 6028.00, 6029.00, 6030.00, 6031.00, 6032.00, 6033.00, 6034.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 125
  • Hazardous Condition: 104
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Pacifica

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pacifica, CA
Most common first names in Pacifica, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15971.0 years
Robert14068.0 years
Mary13778.0 years
William13072.0 years
James12171.4 years
George8674.4 years
Joseph7572.9 years
Helen6578.6 years
Frank6372.2 years
Margaret6277.4 years
Most common last names in Pacifica, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6074.9 years
Johnson4773.8 years
Jones2775.0 years
Anderson2676.2 years
Miller2070.9 years
Ryan1973.5 years
Williams1874.1 years
Lee1770.8 years
Brown1674.7 years
Jackson1669.2 years
Businesses in Pacifica, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1MasterBrand Cabinets1
7-Eleven2McDonald's2
Ace Hardware1Payless1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Rite Aid2
Curves1Safeway2
Dennys1Starbucks4
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Holiday Inn1Vans3
Jones New York1Vons2
Kroger1Walgreens1

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