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Population in 2012: 51,673 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.2%
 

Males: 25,410  (49.2%)
Females: 26,263  (50.8%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 92870.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $72,104 (it was $62,803 in 2000)
Placentia:

$72,104
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,620

Placentia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $471,875 (it was $258,600 in 2000)
Placentia:

$471,875
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $586,719; Detached houses: $656,394; Townhouses or other attached units: $412,020; In 2-unit structures: $294,376; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $348,330; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $330,353; Mobile homes: $82,930; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $11,544

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,452.

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  • White alone - 22,177 (43.8%)
  • Hispanic - 18,811 (37.2%)
  • Asian alone - 7,849 (15.5%)
  • Two or more races - 924 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 673 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 102 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 43 (0.08%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.07%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Placentia: 124.3 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (10.3%), Irish (8.4%), English (6.7%), Italian (3.6%), United States (2.9%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 250 feet

Land area: 6.59 square miles.

Population density: 7,838 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Placentia:

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Placentia city:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

13,458 residents are foreign born (7.7% Asia).

This city:  26.6%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Placentia, California as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Placentia to the number of sex offenders is 1,476 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,135 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,665 (0.3%)

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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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 270 buildings, average cost: $141,900
  • 1998: 264 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 1999: 156 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2000: 92 buildings, average cost: $214,200
  • 2001: 124 buildings, average cost: $240,000
  • 2002: 191 buildings, average cost: $251,500
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2004: 50 buildings, average cost: $239,600
  • 2005: 56 buildings, average cost: $251,300
  • 2006: 39 buildings, average cost: $248,300
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $249,200
  • 2008: 14 buildings, average cost: $249,000
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $249,100
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $249,100
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $249,100
  • 2012: 15 buildings, average cost: $249,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.88 N, Longitude: 117.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,837 (-17.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,163 (13.5%)

Area code: 714

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Crime rates in Placentia by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1101031111011
per 100,000 2.02.10.02.10.06.02.02.02.02.00.02.01.9
Rapes 1136183145524
per 100,000 2.02.16.212.42.115.96.02.08.010.010.03.97.7
Robberies 27212536403026192923232529
per 100,000 55.044.351.974.582.059.751.737.758.046.045.848.956.0
Assaults 10211312184888375697465575473
per 100,000 207.9238.6251.1173.9180.5165.1149.3136.8147.9129.9113.5105.6141.0
Burglaries 179192207280169231214165196188158203183
per 100,000 364.9405.5429.5579.7346.6459.4425.9327.2391.7375.7314.5397.1353.4
Thefts 508562503612594668539444553703614627627
per 100,000 1035.51186.91043.71267.11218.11328.51072.8880.51105.01404.81222.21226.41210.9
Auto thefts 10711393118129144951019076726196
per 100,000 218.1238.6193.0244.3264.5286.4189.1200.3179.8151.9143.3119.3185.4
Arson 84457451714116552
per 100,000 16.38.48.310.414.489.533.827.822.012.010.09.83.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 157.6172.2168.0193.6166.4195.5151.0125.9152.5155.7134.8137.4152.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 69 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
California average:

2.36

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Placentia, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,304 (+12.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Placentia-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Placentia city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/7/1966, a category F2 tornado 16.5 miles away from the city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Placentia-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2915% 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 78.7 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 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 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 the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Placentia center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 47.1 miles away from the city center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Orange County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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).


Hospitals/medical centers in Placentia:

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

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Heliports located in Placentia:

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.

Local government website: www.placentia.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Placentia:

  • California State University-Fullerton (about 2 miles; Fullerton, CA; Full-time enrollment: 25,436)
  • Fullerton College (about 4 miles; Fullerton, CA; FT enrollment: 8,879)
  • Chapman University (about 7 miles; Orange, CA; FT enrollment: 5,621)
  • Santiago Canyon College (about 8 miles; Orange, CA; FT enrollment: 2,886)
  • Santa Ana College (about 9 miles; Santa Ana, CA; FT enrollment: 4,647)
  • Biola University (about 10 miles; La Mirada, CA; FT enrollment: 4,364)
  • Cypress College (about 11 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,679)

Public high schools in Placentia:

Private high school in Placentia:

  • HOPE CHRISTIAN (Students: 61; Location: 1267 BERING ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Placentia:

Private elementary/middle schools in Placentia:

  • ST JOSEPH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 801 N BRADFORD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PLACENTIA TOWNE & COUNTRY EARLY EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 36; Location: 201 E MADISON AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
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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)

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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).

 
Orange 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
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AQI  Pb  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 42.5. This is worse than average.
City:

42.5
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.104. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.104
U.S.:

0.022
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.352. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.352
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.06
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 18.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2009 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 27.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 13.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.0
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.2%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.6% for Black residents, 21.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.8% for other race residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Placentia, CA

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

Placentia compared to California state average:

Placentia, California environmental map by EPA

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


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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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Placentia, California:

  • Holiday Inn, 118 E Orangethorpe Ave, Placentia, CA 92670 , Phone: (714) 528-7778
  • Fairfield Inn By Marriott Placentia, 710 W Kimberly Ave, Placentia, CA 92870 , Phone: (714) 996-4410, Fax: (714) 996-0586
  • Residence Inn Placentia, 700 W Kimberly Ave, Placentia, CA 92670 , Phone: (714) 996-0555
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Placentia, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Placentia travel time to work - commute


Placentia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Placentia city (based on Orange County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.78%
Here44.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) Church Charismatic Churches IndependentMuslim Estimate
Adherents61.2%4.7%3.8%3.4%3.1%
Congregations5.6%2.6%10.6%1.2%1.5%
NameSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.6%2.0%1.8%1.7%15.7%
Congregations7.1%3.5%1.1%3.4%63.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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
Orange County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

18.5%
California:

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

16.4%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$39,958$59,9371$1,353
Other Government Administration 7$47,811$81,96232$3,792
Police Protection - Officers 52$433,490$100,0360$0
Police - Other 16$79,009$59,25710$15,726
Streets and Highways 12$64,412$64,4122$2,360
Welfare 1$5,006$60,0725$7,545
Solid Waste Management 2$8,885$53,3100$0
Sewerage 1$3,892$46,7040$0
Parks and Recreation 23$106,117$55,36530$30,182
Other and Unallocable 8$33,713$50,5703$4,255
Totals for Government 130$822,293$75,90483$65,213

Placentia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $3,323,000 ($64.31)
    General: $1,526,000 ($29.53)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,400,000 ($27.09)
    Police Protection: $278,000 ($5.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $243,000 ($4.70)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,157,000 ($177.21)
    Regular Highways: $4,071,000 ($78.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,573,000 ($69.15)
    Central Staff Services: $2,306,000 ($44.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,858,000 ($35.96)
    Housing & Community Development: $864,000 ($16.72)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $616,000 ($11.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000 ($4.78)
    Financial Administration: $100,000 ($1.94)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,742,000 ($33.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Fire Protection: $3,362,000 ($65.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $1,743,000 ($33.73)
    Central Staff: $20,000 ($0.39)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($0.10)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,127,000 ($157.28)

Placentia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,944,000 ($37.62)
    All Other: $437,000 ($8.46)
    Parks & Recreation: $60,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $729,000 ($14.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $3,531,000 ($68.33)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,013,000 ($19.60)
    Interest Earnings: $578,000 ($11.19)
    Special Assessments: $429,000 ($8.30)
    Rents: $98,000 ($1.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,751,000 ($53.24)
    All Other: $1,941,000 ($37.56)
    Highways: $889,000 ($17.20)
    Health & Hospitals: $52,000 ($1.01)
  • Tax - Property: $6,042,000 ($116.93)
    Total General Sales: $5,506,000 ($106.55)
    Public Utilities: $3,049,000 ($59.01)
    NEC: $2,872,000 ($55.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $529,000 ($10.24)

Placentia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $29,810,000 ($576.90)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $7,755,000 ($150.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $36,575,000 ($707.82)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $990,000 ($19.16)

Placentia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,289,000 ($24.95)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,856,000 ($171.39)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,176,000 ($22.76)

5.21% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,712 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($728 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.91% ($54,756 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.47% ($51,018)
from San Diego County, CA  0.32% ($52,882)


6.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($56,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($471 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.43% ($46,009 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  1.20% ($52,293)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.40% ($46,220)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Placentia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 27
Total length: 70 meters (230ft)
Total costs: $2,713,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,587,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 25,597

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 22
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Placentia, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Placentia)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Placentia, CA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • LA2672A, 506 Fee Ana Street (Lat: 33.866667 Lon: -117.822806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WQHV805
    Assigned Frequencies: 17910.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2007, Expiration Date: 11/20/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/30/2008, Certifier: Robert A Gerard
    Registrant: Patton Boggs LLP, 2550 M Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-5292, Fax: (202) 457-7631, Email:
  • Tenet, 1301 Rose Dr. (Lat: 33.887167 Lon: -117.843083), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQJV844, Licensee ID: L00328467
    Assigned Frequencies: 22125.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/15/2009, Expiration Date: 01/15/2019, Certifier: Ray V Nold
    Registrant: Airband Communications, Inc., 3220 Keller Springs Rd, Suite 108, Carrollton, TX 75006, Phone: (469) 791-0030, Fax: (469) 374-0741, Email:
  • CA-ORC5131A, Nwest Corner Of Alta Vista Champions Sports Complex (Lat: 33.875222 Lon: -117.837889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 27.1 m, Call Sign: WQMI522
    Assigned Frequencies: 19575.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2010, Expiration Date: 08/16/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • CA-ORC5372A, 506 South Fee Ana (Lat: 33.866694 Lon: -117.822778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WQNA747
    Assigned Frequencies: 23425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2010, Expiration Date: 11/26/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:
  • PLACENTIA, Lat: 33.863389 Lon: -117.825861, Call Sign: WQNM430
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.343 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2011, Expiration Date: 03/22/2021, Certifier: Stephen Parker
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • ADVANCED TEL, 151 North Kraemar Blvd (Lat: 33.871833 Lon: -117.863583), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQNM704, Licensee ID: L00328467
    Assigned Frequencies: 19310.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 03/24/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2012, Certifier: Ray V Nold
    Registrant: Airband Communications, Inc., 3220 Keller Springs Rd, Suite 108, Carrollton, TX 75006, Phone: (469) 791-0030, Fax: (469) 374-0741, Email:
  • PLACENTIA, 312 Oak Place (Lat: 33.924444 Lon: -117.887000), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WLU489
    Assigned Frequencies: 17970.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

333 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Placentia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Placentia)


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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 31
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 4

Incident types - Placentia


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Placentia, CA

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
Businesses in Placentia, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1KFC1
Baskin-Robbins1Kroger1
Best Western1Little Caesars Pizza1
Blockbuster1Marriott2
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike1
Chuck E. Cheese's1OfficeMax1
Dennys1Penske2
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx4RadioShack1
GNC1Subway5
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1The Room Place1
HomeTown Buffet1U-Haul1
IHOP1UPS2
Jack In The Box3Walgreens2
Jones New York1
Browse common businesses in Placentia, CA


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  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Japanese residents"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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