Philo, California

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Population in 2010: 349.
Males: 148  (42.5%)
Females: 201  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

54.5 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95466.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $51,744
Philo:

$51,744
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,284

Philo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $431,000
Philo:

$431,000
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $548,305; detached houses: $566,045

Median gross rent in 2019: $853.

March 2019 cost of living index in Philo: 93.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 35.9%
(33.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Philo, CA (2019)
    • 8246.6%White alone
    • 5833.0%Hispanic
    • 3318.8%Two or more races

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Philo, California as of October 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Philo is 130 to 1.


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Ancestries: Slovene (11.8%), Northern European (10.6%), Norwegian (9.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 280 feet

34 residents are foreign born (14.9% Latin America, 4.6% Europe).

This place:

19.5%
California:

26.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Rosa, CA (58.4 miles , pop. 147,595).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (98.0 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (444.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Boonville, CA (2.4 miles ),
Ukiah, CA (3.7 miles ),
Manchester, CA (3.8 miles),
Talmage, CA (4.0 miles ),
Comptche, CA (4.0 miles),
Point Arena, CA (4.1 miles ),
Calpella, CA (4.2 miles ),
Redwood Valley, CA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 39.07 N, Longitude: 123.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 707

Distribution of median household income in Philo, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Philo, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.7. This is worse than average.

City:

90.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.444. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.444
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 5.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.43
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Philo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6409% 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 77.5 miles away from Philo center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 159.1 miles away from Philo 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 94.8 miles away from Philo center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 1/22/1923 at 09:04:18, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 140.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/1980 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 7.2 (6.2 MB, 7.2 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 148.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/1/1994 at 15:15:53, a magnitude 7.1 (6.6 MB, 7.0 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mendocino County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 8, Landslides: 6, Mudslides: 5, Fires: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Philo:

  • EMERALD HILLS (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UKIAH, CA)
  • UKIAH HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UKIAH, CA)
  • PLEASANT CARE CONVALESCENT OF UKIAH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UKIAH, CA)
  • REDWOOD COVE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; UKIAH, CA)
  • UKIAH VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; UKIAH, CA)
  • MENDOCINO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; UKIAH, CA)
  • UKIAH VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER/HOSPITAL D Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; UKIAH, CA)

Amtrak station near Philo:

  • 15 miles: UKIAH (711 E. PERKINS ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philo:

  • Mendocino College (about 15 miles; Ukiah, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,263)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 58 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Sonoma State University (about 66 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • Napa Valley College (about 84 miles; Napa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,780)
  • College of Marin (about 91 miles; Kentfield, CA; FT enrollment: 4,489)
  • Solano Community College (about 92 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,790)
  • Contra Costa College (about 97 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)

Private high school in Philo:

  • UNICORN SCHOOL (Students: 14, Location: 18151 RAYS RD, Grades: 10-12, Boys only)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Philo: Rays Resort (A), Anderson Valley Volunteer Fire Department Station 742 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Gowan Creek (A), Indian Creek (B), Rancheria Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Philo: Indian Creek County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Mendocino County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

15.3%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Philo:

Marital status in Philo, CA
  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

For population 25 years and over in Philo:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.9
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Philo, CA (based on Mendocino County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic15,08111
Other6,01429
Evangelical Protestant4,91254
Mainline Protestant2,73025
Orthodox--
None59,104-
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: 51
Mendocino County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
Here:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Mendocino County:

13.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mendocino County:

7.1%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Mendocino County:

20.4%
California:

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

19.5%
California:

17.9%

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.80% ($59,313 average AGI)
from Lake County, CA  0.34% ($35,083)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($85,049)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Sonoma County, CA  0.76% ($55,889 average AGI)
to Lake County, CA  0.41% ($37,985)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.22% ($37,817)

Businesses in Philo, CA

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Lane Furniture: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Philo:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLLK (1250 AM; 5 kW; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KPMO (1300 AM; 5 kW; MENDOCINO, CA; Owner: JPR FOUNDATION INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KUKI (1400 AM; 1 kW; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philo:

  • KZYX (90.7 FM; PHILO, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KSRT (107.1 FM; CLOVERDALE, CA; Owner: POINT BROADCASTING)
  • K242AD (96.3 FM; BOONVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KYOE (102.3 FM; POINT ARENA, CA; Owner: DEL MAR TRUST)
  • KPRA (89.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWNE (94.5 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BROADCASTING CORP. OF MENDICINO CTY.)
  • KQPM (105.9 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • K296ES (107.1 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KNTI (99.5 FM; LAKEPORT, CA; Owner: BICOASTAL MEDIA LLC)
  • KUKI-FM (103.3 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING UKIAH, LLC)
  • KZYZ (91.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KMKX (93.5 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: RADIO MILLENNIUM L L C)
  • K264AH (100.7 FM; WILLITS, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KZYX-FM1 (90.7 FM; UKIAH, CA; Owner: MENDOCINO COUNTY PUBLIC BROADCASTING)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • K209EU (89.7 FM; LAYTONVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFGY (92.9 FM; HEALDSBURG, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KRCB-FM (91.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)

Philo fatal accident list:

May 20, 2010 07:50 PM, Sr-128, Lat: 39.072261, Lon: -123.457425, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Mar 27, 2005 04:05 AM, Sr-128, Lat: 39.065840, Lon: -123.441100, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 4, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.1mTotal length
  • $2,399,000Total costs
  • 4,568Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,329Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Philo)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Hendy Woods State Pk 3 Mi Nw (Lat: 39.077667 Lon: -123.481389), Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: KVX696, Licensee ID: L00009514,
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.6400 MHz, 44.8000 MHz, 44.8800 MHz, 44.9600 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/1998, Expiration Date: 09/29/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2002, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95814-0282, Phone: (916) 657-9999
  • COLDSPRINGS, Cold Springs Mountain 9 Km Sw (Lat: 39.022111 Lon: -123.523056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WPGD769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.475 MHz, 151.475 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 12/20/2024, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia-Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 894-5096, Fax: (916) 894-5392, Email:
  • 18501 Tumbling Mc D Rd (Lat: 39.052667 Lon: -123.434167), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WPQB614,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.925 MHz, 456.925 MHz, Grant Date: 04/06/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2015, Certifier: Thomas Brewer, Registrant: Chestnut Ridge Ranch, 7700 Peachland Rd., Boonville, CA 95415, Phone: (707) 895-3870, Email:
  • Lat: 39.110278 Lon: -123.500972, Call Sign: WPSH797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.312 MHz, 463.362 MHz, 468.312 MHz, 468.362 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2001, Expiration Date: 05/02/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/02/2011, Certifier: Francisco R Montes, Registrant: Agrilink International Inc., 2282 Airport Blvd., Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: (707) 522-2274, Fax: (707) 579-1735, Email:
  • HENDYWOODP&RPO, Hendy Woods State Park 5 Km Nw (Lat: 39.077667 Lon: -123.481389), Type: Building, Structure height: 4.3 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPWI844,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.475 MHz, 158.865 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 11/25/2022, Certifier: Glen S Nash, Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia-Pacific Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 894-5096, Fax: (916) 894-5392, Email:
  • Lat: 39.107667 Lon: -123.498889, Call Sign: WQBF351,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 462.287 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.287 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Michael Boer, Registrant: Adcon Telemetry, Inc., 195 Concourse Blvd., Suite A, Santa Rosa, CA 95403, Phone: (707) 522-2277, Fax: (707) 522-2270, Email:
  • Lat: 39.121944 Lon: -123.476333, Call Sign: WQTM928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.312 MHz, 468.312 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2014, Expiration Date: 03/10/2024, Certifier: Huedell Freeman, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KE6JKA, Licensee ID: L00954497, Grant Date: 07/15/2014, Expiration Date: 07/14/2024, Certifier: Gary R Brooks, Registrant: Gary R Brooks, Philo, CA 95466-0003
  • Call Sign: KF6WCF, Licensee ID: L01474686, Grant Date: 03/15/2019, Expiration Date: 05/05/2029, Registrant: Carolyn L Brooks, Po Box 3, Philo, CA 95466
  • Call Sign: WA6VMB, Grant Date: 08/08/1989, Expiration Date: 08/08/1999, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2001, Registrant: Nicki A Parsons, Box 331, Philo, CA 95466
  • Call Sign: KJ6HZX, Licensee ID: L01571232, Grant Date: 05/24/2010, Expiration Date: 05/24/2020, Certifier: Judy A Nelson, Registrant: Judy A Nelson, Philo, CA 95466-0660
  • Call Sign: KJ6YLB, Licensee ID: L01718480, Grant Date: 06/22/2012, Expiration Date: 06/22/2022, Certifier: Laura D Baynham, Registrant: Laura D Baynham, Philo, CA 95466

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Philo, CA
  • 59.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Philo, CA
  • 57.4%Wood
  • 42.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Philo compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage 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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