Pearsonville, California

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Population in 2010: 17.
Population change since 2000: -37.0%
Males: (55.6%)
Females: (44.4%)
Median resident age:

65.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Median resident age: 59.8 years

Zip code: 93527

March 2019 cost of living index in Pearsonville: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: Irish (100.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2505 feet

Land area: 4.22 square miles.

Population density: 4.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Pearsonville, California map

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Kern, CA (44.4 miles , pop. 69,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (72.4 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (122.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Inyokern, CA (3.5 miles ),
China Lake Acres, CA (3.7 miles ),
Ridgecrest, CA (4.2 miles ),
Kennedy Meadows, CA (4.3 miles),
Onyx, CA (4.6 miles ),
Bella Vista, CA (5.2 miles ),
Searles Valley, CA (5.3 miles ),
Homewood Canyon, CA (5.3 miles)

Latitude: 35.81 N, Longitude: 117.87 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Hubcap Capital of the World

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Pearsonville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
California:

7.9%

Average climate in Pearsonville, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 70.5. This is about average.

City:

70.5
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.35
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Pearsonville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8505% 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 84.9 miles away from Pearsonville 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 136.0 miles away from Pearsonville 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 121.2 miles away from Pearsonville center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 188.6 miles away from Pearsonville center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 321.2 miles away from Pearsonville center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 186.8 miles away from Pearsonville 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pearsonville:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 21 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Porterville College (about 66 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Bakersfield College (about 68 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 77 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 81 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)
  • Barstow Community College (about 81 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 88 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)

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Inyo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

1.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

55.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Pearsonville:

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

For population 25 years and over in Pearsonville:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pearsonville, CA (based on Inyo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8275
Evangelical Protestant1,49423
Mainline Protestant8455
Other6294
Black Protestant1781
None10,573-
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: 6
This county:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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:
Inyo County:

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Inyo County:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pearsonville:

55.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pearsonville:

57.5%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Pearsonville:

27.4
California:

28.1

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pearsonville:

7.3
California:

6.8

General health condition:
Pearsonville:

75.0%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Pearsonville:

86.0%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pearsonville, CA Residents

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.09% ($63,013 average AGI)
from Mono County, CA  0.72% ($48,843)
from San Diego County, CA  0.41% ($67,000)


7.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
California average:

5.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mono County, CA  0.73% ($57,654 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.51% ($54,944)
to Kern County, CA  0.38% ($53,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pearsonville:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • 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)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pearsonville:

  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: JAMES KNUDSEN & DONNA KNUDSEN)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGBM (89.7 FM; RANDSBURG, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, 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)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • K218DU (90.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pearsonville:

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

Pearsonville fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2019 05:15 AM, Us-395, Pearson Rd, Lat: 35.815575, Lon: -117.873442, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Oct 31, 2015 06:39 PM, Us-395, Pearson Rd, Lat: 35.798392, Lon: -117.872506, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Mar 14, 2008 08:00 PM, Us-395, Pearson Rd, Lat: 35.798310, Lon: -117.872570, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 2, 2006 06:20 AM, Us-395, Lat: 35.840970, Lon: -117.874740, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.8mTotal length
  • 24,100Total average daily traffic
  • 4,248Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,462Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pearsonville)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BKC322, Hwy 395 And Pearson Rd (Lat: 35.799472 Lon: -117.869417), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WQOL613,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2011, Expiration Date: 11/08/2021, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pearsonville, CA
  • 100.0%Electricity


Pearsonville compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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.
  • Renting percentage 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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