Poway, California

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Population in 2013: 49,417 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 24,220  (49.0%)
Females: 25,197  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92064, 92065, 92128, 92131.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $91,566 (it was $71,708 in 2000)
Poway:

$91,566
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $40,607 (it was $29,788 in 2000)

Poway city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $506,058 (it was $272,800 in 2000)
Poway:

$506,058
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $506,561; Detached houses: $570,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $381,677; In 2-unit structures: $353,620; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $278,880; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $338,455; Mobile homes: $69,677; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $131,096

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,447.

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  • Races in Poway, CA (2013)

    Poway races chart
    • 33,07666.7%White alone
    • 8,20016.5%Hispanic
    • 5,24810.6%Asian alone
    • 1,9103.9%Two or more races
    • 6211.3%Black alone
    • 2750.6%American Indian alone
    • 340.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 230.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Poway: 128.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (14.4%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.7%), Italian (5.3%), French (3.5%), United States (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 503 feet

Land area: 39.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,260 people per square mile   (low).

Poway,CA real estate house value index trend

Poway, California map

For population 25 years and over in Poway:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poway city:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

8,177 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 4.7% Asia, 2.3% Europe).

This city:

16.5%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Poway, California as of September 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Poway to the number of sex offenders is 2,231 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,874 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,625 (0.6%)

Poway satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santee, CA (8.9 miles , pop. 52,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (14.6 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities: Eucalyptus Hills, CA (2.9 miles ), Fairbanks Ranch, CA (2.9 miles ), Santee, CA (3.0 miles ), San Pasqual, CA (3.1 miles ), Rancho Santa Fe, CA (3.2 miles ), Ramona, CA (3.3 miles ), Winter Gardens, CA (3.3 miles ), Escondido, CA (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 121 buildings, average cost: $334,500
  • 1998: 172 buildings, average cost: $323,500
  • 1999: 127 buildings, average cost: $282,400
  • 2000: 111 buildings, average cost: $398,300
  • 2001: 48 buildings, average cost: $517,700
  • 2002: 73 buildings, average cost: $366,600
  • 2003: 82 buildings, average cost: $429,900
  • 2004: 101 buildings, average cost: $409,800
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $461,400
  • 2006: 27 buildings, average cost: $507,400
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $327,900
  • 2008: 53 buildings, average cost: $517,800
  • 2009: 48 buildings, average cost: $272,000
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $503,600
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $484,400
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $359,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.97 N, Longitude: 117.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,881 (+7.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,647 (27.2%)

Area codes: 619, 858

Poway household income distribution Poway home values distribution

Crime rates in Poway by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0020100002000
per 100,000 0.00.04.00.02.00.00.00.00.04.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1153411137855868
per 100,000 22.510.06.08.022.326.614.616.410.210.016.512.316.2
Robberies 18111110202119202618172716
per 100,000 36.822.122.220.140.642.939.541.053.136.035.155.132.4
Assaults 77816261636976678865696166
per 100,000 157.3162.6124.9122.6127.8141.1158.0137.4179.8130.0142.6124.6133.5
Burglaries 259243229190172210183211169157163137170
per 100,000 529.3487.9461.4381.8348.9429.3380.4432.6345.4313.9337.0279.8343.8
Thefts 578537529561551455475570453328413389360
per 100,000 1,181.11,078.11,065.91,127.21,117.6930.2987.41,168.7925.8655.9853.8794.4728.1
Auto thefts 8494100989211993957240393345
per 100,000 171.6188.7201.5196.9186.6243.3193.3194.8147.180.080.667.491.0
Arson 11111213753114132
per 100,000 22.522.124.226.114.210.26.22.12.08.02.16.14.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 165.0145.3141.2129.7149.6155.2142.3151.5138.5111.8121.3112.4114.3

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

Crime rate in Poway detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

3.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4,355 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Poway: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Poway, California

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Earthquake activity:

Poway-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 649% 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 88.9 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 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Poway center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 112.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 79.7 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from Poway center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 82.0 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 San Diego County (35) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 19, Floods: 15, Storms: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Poway topographic map

Birthplace of: Christy Hemme - Female professional wrestler, Drew Wahlroos - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jun 7, 1980), Nate Houser - Soccer player-coach, Alan Wiggins - College basketball player (San Francisco Dons), Leigh Ann Robinson - Association footballer, Lindsay Taylor - WNBA player (Phoenix Mercury, born: May 20, 1981).

Main business address for: RESMED INC (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), MITEK SYSTEMS INC (COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT, NEC), COHU INC (INSTRUMENTS FOR MEAS & TESTING OF ELECTRICITY & ELEC SIGNALS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Poway:

  • HORIZON HOSPICE (13053 POWAY ROAD, SUITE A)
  • POMERADO HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 15615 POMERADO ROAD)
  • MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (12975 BROOKPRINTER PLACE, SUITE 180)
  • POWAY HEALTHCARE CENTER (15632 POMERADO ROAD)
  • VILLA MONTE VISTA (12696 MONTE VISTA ROAD)
  • VILLA POMERADO D/P SNF (15615 POMERADO RD)

Heliports located in Poway:

Amtrak stations near Poway:

  • 14 miles: SOLANA BEACH (105 S. CEDROS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: SAN DIEGO (1050 KETTNER BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Poway:

  • Bellus Academy-Poway (Full-time enrollment: 396; Location: 13266 Poway Rd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.bellusacademy.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poway:

  • Alliant International University (about 6 miles; San Diego, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,155)
  • San Diego Miramar College (about 7 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 5,128)
  • Grossmont College (about 11 miles; El Cajon, CA; FT enrollment: 10,461)
  • University of Phoenix-San Diego Campus (about 13 miles; San Diego, CA; FT enrollment: 5,159)
  • National University (about 13 miles; La Jolla, CA; FT enrollment: 24,215)
  • California State University-San Marcos (about 14 miles; San Marcos, CA; FT enrollment: 8,070)
  • University of California-San Diego (about 14 miles; La Jolla, CA; FT enrollment: 29,297)

Public high schools in Poway:

Public elementary/middle schools in Poway:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Poway:

  • ST MICHAEL SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 15542 POMERADO RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • COUNTRY MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF POWAY (Students: 172; Location: 12642 MONTE VISTA RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • DISCOVERY ISLE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 147; Location: 11740 CREEK RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MT OLIVE LUTHERAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 14280 POWAY RD; Grades: PK - TK)
  • GROWING PLACE MONTESSORI PRESCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 13242 POMERADO RD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 13617 MIDLAND RD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • CHILDRENS PRESCHOOL LEARNING CENTER (Students: 79; Location: 13168 POWAY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (Students: 66; Location: 14911 ESPOLA RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • OAK KNOLL MONTESSORI #2 (Students: 56; Location: 15010 POMERADO RD; Grades: PK - 1)
  • NEW BRIDGE SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 12285 OAK KNOLL RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Poway, School District: POWAY UNIFIED

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Notable locations in Poway: Rancho Del Suen (A), Stoneridge Country Club (B), Bernardo Winery (C), Warren Ranch (D), Poway Chamber of Commerce (E), Poway Branch San Diego County Library (F), Poway Performing Arts Center (G), Poway Fire Department Station 3 (H), City of Poway Fire Department Station 2 (I), City of Poway Fire Department Station 1 (J), San Diego Cultural Library (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Creekside Plaza Shopping Center (1), Twin Peaks Plaza Shopping Center (2), Poway Valley Shopping Center (3), Poway Square Shopping Center (4), Poway Plaza Shopping Center (5), Poway Plaza Shopping Center (6), Midland-Poway Shopping Center (7), Carriage Center West Shopping Center (8), Old Poway Village Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Poway include: RESMED INC (A), MITEK SYSTEMS INC (B), COHU INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Poway include: Lutheran Church of the Incarnation (A), Living Way Church (B), Trinity Baptist Church (C), The Life Church of North County (D), Saint Michaels Catholic Church of Poway (E), Saint John of Damascus Orthodox Church (F), Saint Gabriel Catholic Church of Poway (G), Reach for the Son Christian Fellowship Church (H), Rancho Bernardo Church of Religious Science (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Dearborn Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Creeks: Beeler Creek (A), Rattlesnake Creek (B), Poway Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Poway include: Blue Sky Ecological Reserve (1), Lake Poway Recreation Area (2), Valle Verde Park (3), Hilleary Park (4), Old Poway Park (5), Abolitos Park (6), Poway Community Park (7), Silverset Park (8), Starridge Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: BallPlayer Supply (Arcades & Amusements; 12576 Kirkham Court) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Country Inn-Poway (13845 Poway Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

San Diego 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.525. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.525
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.161. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.161
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.0132. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0132
U.S.:

0.0147

Drinking water stations with addresses in Poway and their reported violations in the past:

TAHOE RENO INDUSTRIAL CENTER (Serves NV, Population served: 6,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-17-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-17-2014), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2014), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-30-2011 to JAN-01-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 104 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations
MOBILAND CAMPER PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCENIC HILL RESORT (Address: SUITE 230 , Serves MI, Population served: 136, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SKYLINE RANCH RV PARK & CAMPGROUND (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-25-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.5%
(5.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.6% for Black residents, 9.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 2.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.8% for other race residents, 8.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  80.2%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Poway in 2010:

  • 260 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 130 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 126 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Poway in 2000:

  • 354 people in nursing homes
  • 66 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Poway, California environmental map by EPA

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Poway compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Poway (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Scripps Poway Branch, Twin Peaks Albertsons Branch, Poway Vons Branch, Poway - Poway Road Office. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Poway/Twin Peaks Plaza Branch at 14815 Pomerado Road, branch established on 1990/07/16; Poway Town & Country at 13408 Poway Rd, branch established on 2011/06/13. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: Poway Road Branch at 13455 Poway Road, branch established on 1998/09/11. 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.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Poway Branch at 12312 Poway Road, branch established on 1977/08/26. 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.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Poway Branch at 12380 Poway Road, branch established on 1995/04/10. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Poway Branch at 12724 Poway Road, branch established on 1975/10/02. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Poway, California:

  • Ramada LTD, 12448 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064 , Phone: (858) 748-7311, Fax: (858) 679-2717
  • Best Western Country Inn Poway, 13845 Poway Rd, Poway, CA 92064 , Phone: (858) 748-6320, Fax: (858) 748-0135
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Poway, 14068 Stowe Dr, Poway, CA 92064 , Phone: (858) 391-1222, Fax: (858) 391-1221
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Poway, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
California average:

15.4

Poway travel time to work - commute Poway mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (69%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Neighborhood in Poway (Poway, California Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Poway city (based on San Diego County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic801,850115
Evangelical Protestant302,320974
Other161,530349
Mainline Protestant74,992211
Black Protestant10,85752
Orthodox7,82819
None1,735,936-
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: 574
San Diego County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 17
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 227
San Diego County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 487
San Diego County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,238
Here:

7.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
San Diego County:

22.2%
California:

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

16.0%
State:

17.9%
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
Financial Administration 19$112,336$70,9491$2,139
Other Government Administration 33$244,914$89,06011$20,478
Firefighters 48$470,662$117,6660$0
Fire - Other 7$56,405$96,6940$0
Streets and Highways 27$174,983$77,7704$6,879
Sewerage 9$46,489$61,9850$0
Parks and Recreation 27$146,510$65,11665$82,249
Housing and Community Development(Local) 9$65,049$86,7321$7,070
Natural Resources 4$20,768$62,3040$0
Water Supply 31$197,072$76,2860$0
Other and Unallocable 31$161,223$62,4092$6,274
Totals for Government 245$1,696,411$83,09084$125,089

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $8,146,000 ($164.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $174,000 ($3.52)
    Central Staff Services: $94,000 ($1.90)
    Fire Protection: $73,000 ($1.48)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $10,955,000 ($221.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,571,000 ($193.68)
    Sewerage: $8,009,000 ($162.07)
    Police Protection: $5,778,000 ($116.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,825,000 ($97.64)
    Regular Highways: $3,558,000 ($72.00)
    Central Staff Services: $3,487,000 ($70.56)
    Fire Protection: $2,621,000 ($53.04)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,595,000 ($52.51)
    General - Other: $2,580,000 ($52.21)
    Health Services - Other: $1,778,000 ($35.98)
    Financial Administration: $1,314,000 ($26.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $252,000 ($5.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000 ($4.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,062,000 ($385.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $5,065,000 ($102.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing & Community Development: $9,889,000 ($200.11)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($0.95)
    Central Staff: $33,000 ($0.67)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($0.32)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $12,000 ($0.24)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,725,000 ($257.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $261,000 ($5.28)

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

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $8,940,000 ($180.91)
    Sewerage: $5,934,000 ($120.08)
    All Other: $5,718,000 ($115.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $734,000 ($14.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $472,000 ($9.55)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $509,000 ($10.30)
    All Other: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $354,000 ($7.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,605,000 ($194.37)
    Special Assessments: $2,517,000 ($50.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,127,000 ($43.04)
    Rents: $570,000 ($11.53)
    Property Sale Other: $35,000 ($0.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,105,000 ($265.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,821,000 ($57.09)
    All Other: $1,171,000 ($23.70)
    Highways: $997,000 ($20.18)
    Health & Hospitals: $161,000 ($3.26)
  • Tax - Property: $28,821,000 ($583.22)
    Total General Sales: $9,110,000 ($184.35)
    NEC: $2,267,000 ($45.87)
    Public Utilities: $1,441,000 ($29.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000 ($1.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,195,000 ($105.13)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $282,848,000 ($5723.70)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $81,341,000 ($1646.01)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $214,455,000 ($4339.70)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,960,000 ($39.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $129,541,000 ($2621.39)
    Water Utilities: $2,670,000 ($54.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $20,193,000 ($408.62)
    Water Utilities: $565,000 ($11.43)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $62,642,000 ($1267.62)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $56,172,000 ($1136.69)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $36,083,000 ($730.17)

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,585 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
California average:

5.03%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,965 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.28%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.46% ($46,993 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.39% ($43,822)
from Orange County, CA  0.27% ($52,789)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,699 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
California average:

5.12%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,376 average AGI)
San Diego County:

0.24%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Riverside County, CA  0.48% ($46,491 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.43% ($42,108)
to Orange County, CA  0.28% ($53,100)

Strongest AM radio stations in Poway:

  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KSDO (1130 AM; 10 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HI-FAVOR BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KECR (910 AM; 5 kW; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOGO (600 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPOP (1360 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KURS (1040 AM; 5 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: QUETZAL BILINGUAL COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFSD (1450 AM; 1 kW; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poway:

  • KPBS-FM (89.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: THE BD. OF TRUSTEES, CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLQV (102.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KGB-FM (101.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSON-FM (97.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KFSD-FM (92.1 FM; ESCONDIDO, CA; Owner: NORTH COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHTS-FM (93.3 FM; EL CAJON, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K210CL (89.9 FM; LEMON GROVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KPRI (102.1 FM; ENCINITAS, CA; Owner: COMPASS RADIO OF SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KLNV (106.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KBZT (94.9 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KIFM (98.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KYXY (96.5 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOCL (95.7 FM; CARLSBAD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFMB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMYI (94.1 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIOZ (105.3 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPLN (103.7 FM; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Poway:

  • KZDF-LP (Channel 41; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: LAURIE MINTZ)
  • KSKT-CA (Channel 43; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: BLUE SKIES BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBOP-LP (Channel 25; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K63EN (Channel 63; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: CIVIC LIGHT, INC.)
  • K61GH (Channel 61; NATIONAL CITY, CA; Owner: TV-61 SAN DIEGO, INC.)
  • KBNT-CA (Channel 17; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • KTCD-LP (Channel 46; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K26FA (Channel 26; VISTA, CA; Owner: RICK D'AMICO)
  • KFMB-TV (Channel 8; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGTV (Channel 10; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K59AL (Channel 59; LA JOLLA, CA; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR SAN DIEGO UNIVERSITY)
  • K48AL (Channel 48; POWAY, ETC., CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KSWB-TV (Channel 69; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: KSWB INC.)
  • K35DG (Channel 35; LA JOLLA, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Poway fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 36m118ftTotal length
  • $945,000Total costs
  • 228,090Total average daily traffic
  • 6,619Total average daily truck traffic
  • 230,720Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 121980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Poway, CA
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Poway)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Poway, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 396 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Poway)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 90 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Poway)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED136$370,243254$393,1781,511$347,16469$205,35874$247,8958$97,703
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$377,61738$401,041150$365,7817$195,4039$298,5495$94,060
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$368,33340$303,880309$423,74819$210,30722$266,07217$110,322
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$371,69741$409,585227$399,62713$151,80611$315,8410$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$461,1135$235,62049$360,8073$383,3332$174,9801$108,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 13 tracts in Poway, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$367,3218$411,430
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$447,5723$410,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$624,3302$447,605
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$413,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$313,3851$333,990

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
Most common first names in Poway, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14474.8 years
Mary13379.3 years
Robert12570.3 years
William12073.9 years
James10568.8 years
Charles7770.7 years
Helen7079.3 years
Ruth6781.7 years
Joseph6674.9 years
Margaret6480.1 years
Most common last names in Poway, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3976.8 years
Johnson3680.3 years
Williams2975.1 years
Miller2680.0 years
Wilson2272.1 years
Anderson2273.1 years
Jones1977.1 years
Moore1869.3 years
Clark1774.0 years
Hill1670.9 years
Businesses in Poway, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3LA Fitness1
99 Cents Only Stores1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets7
Albertsons1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike4
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Big O Tires1Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS1Panda Express1
Carl\s Jr.3Penske1
Chipotle1Pizza Hut1
Circle K2RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Ramada1
Costco1Rite Aid1
Cricket Wireless1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks3
Discount Tire1Subway5
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile3
Famous Footwear1Taco Bell1
FedEx4Target1
H&R Block1Toyota1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS4
Honda1Vans2
Jack In The Box1Vons1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kohl's1Walmart1

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  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander residents"
  • #92 (92131) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Iranian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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