Pine Mountain Lake, California

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Population in 2010: 2,796.
Males: 1,313  (47.0%)
Females: 1,483  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

64.7 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $64,266
Pine Mountain Lake:

$64,266
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,991

Pine Mountain Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $325,565
Pine Mountain Lake:

$325,565
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $429,183; detached houses: $438,826; mobile homes: $168,823

Median gross rent in 2019: $804.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pine Mountain Lake: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 21.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pine Mountain Lake, CA (2019)
    • 2,36684.9%White alone
    • 1625.8%Hispanic
    • 833.0%American Indian alone
    • 812.9%Two or more races
    • 401.4%Asian alone
    • 70.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Pine Mountain Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (11.3%), American (9.5%), English (7.9%), Irish (7.8%), Italian (6.1%), Scottish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

196 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 1.5% Latin America).

This place:

7.0%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,146 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,472 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (41.6 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (61.6 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (279.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Groveland-Big Oak Flat, CA (1.3 miles ),
Buck Meadows, CA (2.7 miles),
Greeley Hill, CA (2.7 miles ),
Tuolumne City, CA (2.8 miles ),
Coultervillle, CA (3.2 miles ),
Soulsbyville, CA (3.2 miles ),
Groveland, CA (3.2 miles ),
Coulterville, CA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 37.86 N, Longitude: 120.18 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

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

7.4%
California:

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 8.17. This is significantly better than average.

City:

8.17
U.S.:

74.20
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 53.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Pine Mountain Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 8257% 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 154.1 miles away from Pine Mountain Lake center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from Pine Mountain Lake center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 122.6 miles away from Pine Mountain Lake 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 101.4 miles away from Pine Mountain Lake 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 209.1 miles away from Pine Mountain Lake center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 232.4 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 Tuolumne County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Mudslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Pine Mountain Lake:

  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER-SONORA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • TUOLUMNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 14 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; SONORA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pine Mountain Lake:

  • University of California-Merced (about 37 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,981)
  • Merced College (about 40 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 44 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 48 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • University of the Pacific (about 62 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 63 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 73 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pine Mountain Lake: Graham Ranch (A), Pine Mountain Lake Country Club (B), Groveland Community Services District Fire Department Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pine Mountain Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Garrotte Creek (A), Big Creek (B), Big Humbug Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tuolumne 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:

2.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Pine Mountain Lake:

Marital status in Pine Mountain Lake, CA
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

For population 25 years and over in Pine Mountain Lake:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pine Mountain Lake, CA (based on Tuolumne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,7285
Evangelical Protestant7,72741
Other1,59710
Mainline Protestant7969
Orthodox591
None30,458-
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: 14
Here:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Here:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Tuolumne County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
This county:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuolumne County:

22.8%
California:

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

14.3%
California:

17.9%

6.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($58,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
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 Stanislaus County, CA  0.84% ($64,369 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.49% ($42,465)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.46% ($83,892)


5.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,795 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Stanislaus County, CA  0.67% ($48,933 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.44% ($38,114)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.25% ($34,531)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pine Mountain Lake:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pine Mountain Lake:

  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KABX-FM (97.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • KMMT (106.5 FM; MAMMOTH LAKES, CA; Owner: MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN FM ASSOCIATES,INC.)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 46ft / 14.2mTotal length
  • $224,000Total costs
  • 4,030Total average daily traffic
  • 1Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,689Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pine Mountain Lake, CA
  • 61.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Electricity
  • 14.8%Wood
  • 4.0%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Solar energy
  • 1.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pine Mountain Lake, CA
  • 37.2%Electricity
  • 29.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Wood
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Other fuel


Pine Mountain Lake compared to California state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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