Palo Verde, California

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Population in 2010: 171. Population change since 2000: -27.5%
Males: 89  (52.5%)
Females: 82  (47.5%)
Median resident age:  59.7 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92266.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $17,357 (it was $12,772 in 2000)
Palo Verde:

$17,357
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,851 (it was $7,275 in 2000)

Palo Verde CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,418 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Palo Verde:

$51,418
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $165,189; Detached houses: $177,462; Townhouses or other attached units: $168,744; In 2-unit structures: $259,850; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $100,812; Mobile homes: $46,981; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $43,302
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  • Races in Palo Verde, CA (2010)

    Palo Verde races chart
    • 12271.3%White alone
    • 3319.3%Hispanic
    • 95.3%Two or more races
    • 52.9%American Indian alone
    • 10.6%Black alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Palo Verde: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (50.0%), Irish (50.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 233 feet

Land area: 0.59 square miles.

Population density: 291 people per square mile   (very low).

Palo Verde,CA real estate house value index trend

Palo Verde, California map

For population 25 years and over in Palo Verde:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Palo Verde CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

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

Palo Verde CDP:  1.1% ($350)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Palo Verde satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yuma, AZ (51.4 miles , pop. 77,515).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Glendale, AZ (146.3 miles , pop. 218,812).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (147.0 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Cibola, AZ (2.4 miles) , Ripley, CA (2.8 miles ), Mesa Verde, CA (3.5 miles ), East Blythe, CA (3.8 miles) , Blythe, CA (3.9 miles ), Ehrenberg, AZ (4.2 miles ), La Paz Valley, AZ (5.4 miles ), East Imperial, CA (5.5 miles ).

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 114.73 W

Area code: 760

Palo Verde household income distribution Palo Verde home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

21.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (50%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Printing and related support activities (13%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Printing and related support activities (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (11%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (27%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (23%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Customer service representatives (14%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11%)
  • Food processing workers (11%)

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

Average climate in Palo Verde, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Palo Verde-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 593% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 116.0 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 57.7 miles away from Palo Verde center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 123.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from Palo Verde center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 267.3 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 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 Imperial County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palo Verde topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palo Verde:

  • FMC-BLYTHE DESERT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BLYTHE, CA)

airports located in Palo Verde:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palo Verde:

  • Arizona Western College (about 53 miles; Yuma, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 5,454)
  • Imperial Valley College (about 62 miles; Imperial, CA; FT enrollment: 5,313)
  • College of the Desert (about 98 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 132 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 8,426)
  • Mohave Community College (about 134 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)
  • Cuyamaca College (about 137 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 4,270)
  • Estrella Mountain Community College (about 138 miles; Avondale, AZ; FT enrollment: 4,932)

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Notable location: Imperial County Fire Department Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Imperial County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 63.9. This is about average.

City:

63.9
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  46.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
California average:

15.4

Palo Verde travel time to work - commute Palo Verde mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Palo Verde CDP (based on Imperial County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic49,22612
Evangelical Protestant12,70780
Other3,63314
Mainline Protestant1,13712
Black Protestant6695
None107,156-
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: 40
Imperial County:

2.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Imperial County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
Here:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Imperial County:

25.4%
California:

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

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Palo Verde:

45.6%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

38.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Palo Verde:

29.0
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

16.6%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palo Verde:

17.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Palo Verde:

32.4%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

47.6%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Palo Verde:

79.9%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palo Verde, CA Residents

3.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,004 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Diego County, CA  0.71% ($37,372 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.70% ($27,872)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.40% ($25,974)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
California average:

5.12%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($664 average AGI)
Imperial County:

0.09%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Diego County, CA  0.90% ($41,430 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.66% ($30,814)
to Yuma County, AZ  0.36% ($26,502)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palo Verde:

  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMIA (710 AM; 50 kW; BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KFNX (1100 AM; 50 kW; CAVE CREEK, AZ; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KPXQ (1360 AM; 50 kW; GLENDALE, AZ; Owner: COMMON GROUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palo Verde:

  • KZAL (105.5 FM; DESERT CENTER, CA; Owner: WORLDWIDE MULTI-MEDIA B/C CO.)
  • KTTI (95.1 FM; YUMA, AZ; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Palo Verde:

  • W64AN (Channel 64; ROCK HARBOR, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • KYMA (Channel 11; YUMA, AZ; Owner: YUMA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KVYE (Channel 7; EL CENTRO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAJB (Channel 54; CALIPATRIA, CA; Owner: CALIPATRIA BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $436,000Total costs
  • 1,100Total average daily traffic
  • 11Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,175Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • (Chocolate Mtn) 4210 Black Mtn Rd (Lat: 33.055750 Lon: -114.829639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.6 m, Overall height: 52.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN205
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • (Chocolate Mtn) 4210 Black Mountain Rd. (Lat: 33.055750 Lon: -114.829639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 48.6 m, Overall height: 52.2 m, Call Sign: KNKN269
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 87 Mitchells Camp Road (Lat: 33.293333 Lon: -114.743611), Structure height: 22.4 m, Call Sign: KNKR334, Licensee ID: L00324025
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/02/2019, Certifier: Arlene HarrisRegistrant: Accessible Wireless, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • KELLYE E ABERNATHY, 87 Mitchell Camp Rd (Lat: 33.291167 Lon: -114.729667), Type: 61.8, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 4692297422, , 5601 LEGACY DRIVE - MS:A3
  • Kellye Abernathy, 87 Mitchell Camp Rd (Lat: 33.291167 Lon: -114.729667), Type: 61.8, Overall height: 60.9 m, Registrant: 4692297422, , 5601 LEGACY DRIVE - MS:A3

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 112 Highway 78 (Lat: 33.426417 Lon: -114.731833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: KIT920
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.827 MHzGrant Date: 01/10/2012, Expiration Date: 02/05/2022Registrant: Airwave Communication, 414 South J Street, Imperial, CA 92251, Phone: (760) 355-2804, Fax: (760) 355-1453, Email:
  • Verdant Substation 40th Ave 1/2 Mi E 1 Mi S (Lat: 33.418361 Lon: -114.725250), Call Sign: WBU903
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.463 MHzGrant Date: 10/10/2001, Expiration Date: 10/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/20/2007Registrant: Southern California Edison Company, Go3, 2nd Floor, Drop 9, 2131 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, CA 91770-3769, Phone: (626) 302-7317, Fax: (626) 302-7970
  • Black Mountain 43 Km Ssw (Lat: 33.058222 Lon: -114.830250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPZA299
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.200 MHz, 856.200 MHz, 857.200 MHz, 857.200 MHz, 858.200 MHz, 858.200 MHz, 859.200 MHz, 859.200 MHz, 859.250 MHz, 859.250 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2013, Expiration Date: 12/11/2023, Certifier: Richard L WhittleseyRegistrant: County Of San Diego, 5595 Overland Ave, Suite#101, San Diego, CA 92123, Phone: (858) 694-3210, Email:
  • Black Mountain 43 Km Ssw (Lat: 33.058222 Lon: -114.830250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQAL943
    Assigned Frequencies: 864.100 MHz, 864.100 MHz, 865.100 MHz, 865.100 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/2014, Expiration Date: 06/30/2024, Certifier: William D CrockettRegistrant: County Of San Diego, 5595 Overland Ave, Suite#101, San Diego, CA 92123, Phone: (858) 694-3210, Fax: (858) 495-5476, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ICO563, 87 Mitchell Camp Road (Lat: 33.291167 Lon: -114.729667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQMD209
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2010, Expiration Date: 07/01/2020, Certifier: Kieran NolanRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave, 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 1105 W 2nd St (Lat: 33.422250 Lon: -114.732472), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KCE294
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/17/1998, Expiration Date: 03/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 06/29/2003Registrant: Richard Newton, Lemon Grove, CA 91946

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA6WGG, Grant Date: 09/04/1990, Expiration Date: 09/04/2000, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2002, Registrant: Frank G Waters Sr, Palo Verde, CA 92266
  • Call Sign: KE6KYL, Licensee ID: L00775120, Grant Date: 04/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/25/2014, Certifier: Louise Cook, Registrant: Louise Cook, Palo Verde, CA 92266
  • Call Sign: KI4WHC, Licensee ID: L01290116, Grant Date: 06/05/2007, Expiration Date: 06/05/2017, Certifier: Richard F Farkas, Registrant: Richard F Farkas, Palo Verde, CA 92266
  • Call Sign: KJ6ILV, Licensee ID: L01573365, Grant Date: 06/02/2010, Expiration Date: 06/02/2020, Certifier: Elvin R Grooms, Registrant: Elvin R Grooms, Palo Verde, CA 92266

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

COCO PALMS MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 50, 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)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

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

  • WALTERS CAMP RV PARK (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Palo Verde

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palo Verde, CA
Most common first names in Palo Verde, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1064.3 years
James975.9 years
Charles873.2 years
John868.5 years
William867.4 years
Mary773.9 years
Paul579.4 years
Frank575.2 years
Esther478.2 years
Dorothy472.5 years
Most common last names in Palo Verde, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Goodwin479.7 years
Wright476.2 years
White471.7 years
Bryant374.3 years
Cooper369.3 years
Jensen381.7 years
Moore370.7 years
Johnson377.7 years
Bowen378.7 years
Mills368.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Wood (4%)

Palo Verde compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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