Placentia, California

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Population in 2017: 52,157 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.2%
 
Males: 25,573  (49.0%)
Females: 26,584  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92870.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $93,222 (it was $62,803 in 2000)
Placentia:

$93,222
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,848 (it was $23,843 in 2000)

Placentia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $641,406 (it was $258,600 in 2000)
Placentia:

$641,406
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $676,729; detached houses: $776,723; townhouses or other attached units: $431,789; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $402,554; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $249,539; mobile homes: $78,265

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,753.

March 2019 cost of living index in Placentia: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.8%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for American Indian residents, 2.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.4% for other race residents, 4.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Placentia, CA (2017)
    • 20,60139.0%White alone
    • 20,53138.8%Hispanic
    • 9,67118.3%Asian alone
    • 1,3162.5%Two or more races
    • 6651.3%Black alone
    • 310.06%Other race alone
    • 230.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 170.03%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Placentia, California as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Placentia is 1,229 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Placentia by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(6.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(2.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.0)
1
(1.9)
2
(3.8)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(15.9)
3
(6.0)
1
(2.0)
4
(8.0)
5
(10.0)
5
(10.0)
2
(3.9)
4
(7.7)
6
(11.5)
3
(5.7)
5
(9.5)
2
(3.8)
1
(1.9)
10
(19.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
30
(59.7)
26
(51.7)
19
(37.7)
29
(58.0)
23
(46.0)
23
(45.8)
25
(48.9)
29
(56.0)
16
(30.8)
14
(26.7)
17
(32.2)
23
(43.6)
25
(47.7)
20
(38.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
83
(165.1)
75
(149.3)
69
(136.8)
74
(147.9)
65
(129.9)
57
(113.5)
54
(105.6)
73
(141.0)
42
(80.8)
64
(121.9)
54
(102.4)
51
(96.6)
62
(118.2)
90
(172.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
231
(459.4)
214
(425.9)
165
(327.2)
196
(391.7)
188
(375.7)
158
(314.5)
203
(397.1)
183
(353.4)
173
(332.7)
159
(302.8)
132
(250.2)
203
(384.5)
187
(356.6)
243
(464.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
668
(1,329)
539
(1,073)
444
(880.5)
553
(1,105)
703
(1,405)
614
(1,222)
627
(1,226)
627
(1,211)
531
(1,021)
501
(954.0)
518
(981.9)
505
(956.4)
563
(1,074)
548
(1,047)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(286.4)
95
(189.1)
101
(200.3)
90
(179.8)
76
(151.9)
72
(143.3)
61
(119.3)
96
(185.4)
80
(153.8)
72
(137.1)
96
(182.0)
82
(155.3)
114
(217.4)
113
(216.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
45
(89.5)
17
(33.8)
14
(27.8)
11
(22.0)
6
(12.0)
5
(10.0)
5
(9.8)
2
(3.9)
1
(1.9)
5
(9.5)
1
(1.9)
3
(5.7)
2
(3.8)
2
(3.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)183.8142.0118.4143.4146.4126.8129.2143.1118.7111.1109.1116.8128.6152.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Placentia, CA

Crime rate in Placentia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 62 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.78
California average:

1.99
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Placentia, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (5.9%), German (4.7%), Irish (2.5%), Italian (2.5%), English (2.4%), European (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 6.59 square miles.

Population density: 7,911 people per square mile   (high).

Placentia, California map

12,759 residents are foreign born (11.2% Latin America, 7.4% Asia).

This city:

24.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,120 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,978 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anaheim, CA (3.8 miles , pop. 328,014).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (33.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Brea, CA (1.9 miles ),
Anaheim, CA (1.9 miles ),
Yorba Linda, CA (1.9 miles ),
Fullerton, CA (2.1 miles ),
Villa Park, CA (2.3 miles ),
Orange, CA (2.4 miles ),
Sleepy Hollow, CA (2.5 miles ),
La Habra, CA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.88 N, Longitude: 117.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,948 (-20.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,638 (13.4%)

Area code: 714

Distribution of median household income in Placentia, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Placentia, CA in 2017
Placentia satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Placentia, CA
Historical housing units in Placentia, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +5,304 (+12.9%).
Most common industries in Placentia, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Placentia, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Engineers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in Placentia, California

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Placentia, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 144. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

144
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.337. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.337
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.9
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.546. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.546
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 29.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00723. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00723
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Placentia-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 710% 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 101.2 miles away from Placentia 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 78.7 miles away from Placentia 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 92.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 194.8 miles away from Placentia center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 24.3 miles away from Placentia center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 132.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 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 Orange County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Placentia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Placentia:

  • HOSPICE CARE OF CALIFORNIA (377 E CHAPMAN AVENUE, SUTIE 280)
  • IRENE WAY HOME (651 IRENE WAY)
  • PLACENTIA LINDA HOSPITAL (Proprietary, 1301 N ROSE DRIVE)

Amtrak stations near Placentia:

  • 4 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 6 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 9 miles: SANTA ANA (1000 E. SANTA ANA BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Placentia:

  • California State University-Fullerton (about 2 miles; Fullerton, CA; Full-time enrollment: 28,947)
  • Fullerton College (about 4 miles; Fullerton, CA; FT enrollment: 11,124)
  • West Coast University-Orange County (about 6 miles; Anaheim, CA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • Chapman University (about 7 miles; Orange, CA; FT enrollment: 7,089)
  • Santiago Canyon College (about 8 miles; Orange, CA; FT enrollment: 6,050)
  • Santa Ana College (about 9 miles; Santa Ana, CA; FT enrollment: 11,756)
  • Biola University (about 10 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 5,325)

Public high schools in Placentia:

  • PARKVIEW (Students: 152, Location: 2189 N. KRAEMER BLVD., Grades: KG-12)
  • EL CAMINO REAL CONTINUATION HIGH (Students: 74, Location: 1351 E. ORANGETHORPE AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • EL DORADO HIGH (Location: 1651 N. VALENCIA AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • VALENCIA HIGH (Location: 500 N. BRADFORD AVE., Grades: 9-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Placentia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Placentia:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 289, Location: 801 N BRADFORD AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • PLACENTIA TOWNE & COUNTRY EARLY EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 32, Location: 201 E MADISON AVE, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Placentia

Library in Placentia:

  • PLACENTIA LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $2,382,784; Location: 411 E. CHAPMAN AVE.; 88,010 books; 3,740 audio materials; 5,248 video materials; 18 local licensed databases; 152 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Placentia: Alta Vista Golf Club (A), Placentia Library (B), Placentia City Hall (C), Orange County Fire Authority Station 34 (D), Orange County Fire Authority Station 35 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Plaza Shopping Center (1), Sierra Vista Plaza Shopping Center (2), Placentia Town Center Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Placentia include: Blessed Sacrament Episcopal Church (A), Holy Cross Melkite Greek Church (B), Placentia Presbyterian Church (C), Radha Raman Vedic Temple (D), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Anaheim Union Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Placentia include: Bradford Park (1), George J Koch Park (2), Goldenrod Park (3), Parque De Los Vaqueros (4), Parque Del Arroyo Verde (5), Tri City Park (6), Tuffree Hill Park (7), Wagner Park (8), Santa Fe Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bradford House (Museums; 136 East Palm Drive).

Court: Mohr Gregory DDS (1251 East Imperial Highway).

Birthplace of: Daryl F. Mallett - Literary critic, Audrina Patridge - Reality television star, Courtney Hicks - Figure skater, Thomas L. McFadden - Football player and coach, Chris Dressel - Football player, David Patten - College basketball player (Weber State Wildcats), Dustin Price - College basketball player (UC Irvine Anteaters).

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

3.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Placentia in 2010:

  • 161 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Placentia in 2000:

  • 90 people in other group homes
  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Placentia (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Placentia Stater Brothers Branch, Yorba Linda And Rose Branch, Placentia Branch. 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
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Placentia Ralphs Branch at 710 North Rose Drive, branch established on 1996/07/31; Placentia Branch at 201 E.Yorba Linda Blvd, branch established on 1954/05/07. 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
  • Union Bank, National Association: Plancentia Branch at 850 N Rose Drive, Suite E, branch established on 2007/11/26. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Opus Bank: 1204 Yorba Linda Blvd Branch at 1204 E Yorba Linda Blvd, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $2,404.2 mil, Deposits: $1,831.2 mil, headquarters in Irvine, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Placentia Branch at 160 East Yorba Linda Boulevard, branch established on 1965/07/09. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Alta Vista & Rose Banking Center Bra at 670 North Rose Drive, branch established on 2010/11/18. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: N. Kraemer Blvd. Branch at 1300 North Kraemer Boulevard, branch established on 1927/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Banco Popular North America: Alta Vista Branch at 870 North Rose Drive, branch established on 1998/02/16. Info updated 2012/01/27: Bank assets: $8,605.3 mil, Deposits: $6,167.7 mil, headquarters in New York, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 97 total offices, Holding Company: Popular, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Placentia:

Marital status in Placentia, CA
  • Never married: 34.0%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Placentia:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Placentia
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Placentia, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
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: 530
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Orange County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
This county:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Orange County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

18.5%
State:

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

16.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Placentia:

47.1%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.1%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

56.2%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Placentia:

80.5%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Placentia, CA Residents
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
Police Protection - Officers 50$479,065$114,9760$0
Parks and Recreation 22$117,274$63,96836$46,336
Police - Other 16$87,316$65,48712$24,143
Streets and Highways 12$71,184$71,1842$3,623
Financial Administration 8$44,159$66,2391$2,077
Other and Unallocable 8$37,257$55,8864$6,532
Other Government Administration 7$52,838$90,57938$5,822
Solid Waste Management 2$9,819$58,9140$0
Sewerage 1$4,301$51,6120$0
Welfare 1$5,532$66,3846$11,583
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 127$908,745$85,86699$100,116

Placentia government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,510,000 ($48.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,142,000 ($21.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $575,000 ($11.02)
    Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($2.19)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $10,952,000 ($209.98)
    Regular Highways: $3,367,000 ($64.56)
    Central Staff Services: $3,191,000 ($61.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,880,000 ($55.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,637,000 ($31.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,375,000 ($26.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,031,000 ($19.77)
    Financial Administration: $1,005,000 ($19.27)
    Sewerage: $602,000 ($11.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $335,000 ($6.42)
    Health - Other: $102,000 ($1.96)
    General - Other: $100,000 ($1.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,414,000 ($27.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Local Fire Protection: $5,133,000 ($98.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,064,000 ($20.40)
    Regular Highways: $478,000 ($9.16)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,973,000 ($210.38)

Placentia government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,730,000 ($52.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,414,000 ($46.28)
    Other: $966,000 ($18.52)
    Sewerage: $859,000 ($16.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($5.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $472,000 ($9.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,303,000 ($24.98)
    General Revenue - Other: $913,000 ($17.50)
    Sale of Property: $302,000 ($5.79)
    Rents: $224,000 ($4.29)
    Interest Earnings: $193,000 ($3.70)
    Special Assessments: $141,000 ($2.70)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,281,000 ($43.73)
    Highways: $1,460,000 ($27.99)
    General Local Government Support: $168,000 ($3.22)
  • Tax - Property: $14,269,000 ($273.58)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,907,000 ($94.08)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,440,000 ($85.13)
    Other License: $960,000 ($18.41)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $798,000 ($15.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $620,000 ($11.89)
    Other: $478,000 ($9.16)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $138,000 ($2.65)

Placentia government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,812,000 ($571.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,810,000 ($552.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,002,000 ($19.21)

Placentia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,655,000 ($108.42)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,360,000 ($121.94)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)
Businesses in Placentia, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Jones New York1
99 Cents Only Stores1KFC1
Baskin-Robbins1Kroger1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1Marriott2
CVS1McDonald's2
Carl\s Jr.2Nike1
Chuck E. Cheese's1OfficeMax1
Circle K2Penske2
Dennys1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Subway5
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
HomeTown Buffet1UPS2
IHOP1Walgreens2
Jack In The Box3

Strongest AM radio stations in Placentia:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KALI (900 AM; 6 kW; WEST COVINA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KVNR (1480 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Placentia:

  • KFSH-FM (95.9 FM; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Placentia:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Placentia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.2mTotal length
  • $2,586,000Total costs
  • 1,295,680Total average daily traffic
  • 25,650Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,786,193Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Placentia, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21930-1939
  • 201960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Placentia, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED127$361,663252$325,5691,189$309,60554$242,5015$5,299,72069$268,7764$93,468
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$413,27135$300,345112$339,5258$165,1760$012$243,8943$101,607
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$413,31451$307,088320$354,77615$124,0430$027$257,7476$81,697
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$351,19659$340,733200$346,3609$295,1290$020$265,8442$85,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$289,30314$316,01883$336,2012$223,5000$03$276,5701$80,670

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Placentia, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$329,43613$385,308
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$290,3925$466,252
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$313,6341$417,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$334,3402$332,075
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$333,2730$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Placentia, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Placentia, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 50. The highest number of reported fires - 90 took place in 2005, and the least - 31 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Placentia, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.1%), and Structure Fires (32.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Placentia, CA
    • 28541.1%Outside Fires
    • 22732.8%Structure Fires
    • 12417.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 578.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Placentia, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Placentia, California:

  • Holiday Inn, 118 E Orangethorpe Ave, Placentia, California 92670 , Phone: (714) 528-7778
  • Quality Inn Placentia, 710 W Kimberly Ave, Placentia, California 92870 , Phone: (714) 996-4410, Fax: (714) 996-0586
  • Residence Inn Anaheim/Placentia/Fullerton, 700 W Kimberly Ave, Placentia, California 92670 , Phone: (714) 996-0555
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Placentia, California
Most common first names in Placentia, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6885.2 years
Robert6074.3 years
John5278.5 years
James4877.2 years
William4677.2 years
Helen3982.9 years
Joseph3983.1 years
Margaret3883.6 years
Richard3872.6 years
Dorothy3484.2 years
Most common last names in Placentia, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3278.2 years
Jones1876.3 years
Johnson1584.5 years
Williams1475.4 years
Martinez1482.7 years
Brown1482.1 years
Rodriguez1478.3 years
Miller1178.1 years
Garcia1078.1 years
Nguyen1072.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Placentia, CA
  • 82.9%Utility gas
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Placentia, CA
  • 53.2%Utility gas
  • 40.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Wood


Placentia compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Placentia on our top lists:

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of rapes per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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