Randsburg, California

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Population in 2010: 69. Population change since 2000: -10.4%
Males: 46  (66.7%)
Females: 23  (33.3%)
Median resident age:  59.1 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip code: 93554

Estimated median household income in 2012: $62,646 (it was $48,000 in 2000)
Randsburg:

$62,646
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,569 (it was $23,602 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,874 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Randsburg:

$88,874
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $137,184; Detached houses: $171,279; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,956
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Randsburg races chart
  • White alone - 60 (87.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (5.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Randsburg: 88.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (66.7%), English (33.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 3540 feet

Land area: 1.97 square miles.

Population density: 35 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
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For population 25 years and over in Randsburg:

  • High school or higher: 101.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Randsburg CDP:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 33.6%
  • Divorced: 36.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $610 (0.6%)

Randsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: East Kern, CA (22.1 miles , pop. 69,614).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (77.7 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (97.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Johannesburg, CA (0.9 miles) , Ridgecrest, CA (4.2 miles ), Red Mountain-Trona, CA (4.3 miles ), California City, CA (4.3 miles ), China Lake Acres, CA (4.5 miles ), Inyokern, CA (4.6 miles ), East Kern, CA (4.7 miles ), Baker, CA (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.37 N, Longitude: 117.65 W

Area code: 760

Randsburg household income distribution Randsburg home values distribution

Property values in Randsburg, CA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Randsburg, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Randsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 837% 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 80.2 miles away from the city 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 103.8 miles away from Randsburg 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 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 193.5 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Randsburg center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 185.8 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 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 Kern County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Randsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Randsburg:

  • INDIAN WELLS VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; RIDGECREST, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Randsburg:

  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 14 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,420)
  • Barstow Community College (about 50 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 57 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)
  • Victor Valley College (about 66 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Bakersfield College (about 75 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 82 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • California State University-San Bernardino (about 85 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 15,748)

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Notable location: Kern County Fire Department Station 75 Randsburg (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kern County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 21.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

21.1
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 11.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.18. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.18
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
Average household size:
This place:  1.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  40.5%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  19.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.4% of all households

Randsburg compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (47%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Randsburg CDP (based on Kern County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.65%
Here: 43.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Church of the Foursquare Gospel
Adherents58.3%10.0%4.8%3.6%3.0%
Congregations6.2%13.3%7.3%8.9%4.0%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.6%1.5%13.7%
Congregations0.8%7.7%2.9%3.7%45.1%
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: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Kern County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
California:

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

15.9%
State:

17.9%

5.81% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200538,274 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries($659 average AGI)
Kern 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  1.67% ($38,595 average AGI)
from Ventura County, CA  0.35% ($43,063)
from Tulare County, CA  0.22% ($35,968)


4.94% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200640,551 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
California average:

6.27%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries($736 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.11%
California average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.71% ($35,352 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.18% ($32,865)
to San Diego County, CA  0.18% ($33,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in Randsburg:

  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Randsburg:

  • KLOA-FM (104.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: ADELMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAJ (100.9 FM; JOHANNESBURG, CA; Owner: ADELMAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KGBM (89.7 FM; RANDSBURG, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZIQ-FM (92.7 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: JAMES KNUDSEN & DONNA KNUDSEN)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCEL (106.9 FM; CALIFORNIA CITY, CA; Owner: KCEL RADIO, LLC)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KRXV (98.1 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KJAT (105.3 FM; YERMO, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K212EK (90.3 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K210DL (89.9 FM; APPLE VALLEY, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KCRY (88.1 FM; MOJAVE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K218DU (90.9 FM; RIDGECREST, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201AD (88.1 FM; CHINA LAKE, ETC., CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)
  • K204AE (88.7 FM; CHINA LAKE, CA; Owner: INDIAN WELLS VALLEY TV BOOSTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Randsburg:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAV-LP (Channel 24; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: EICB-TV WEST, LLC.)
  • K19CL (Channel 19; INYOKERN, CA; Owner: VICTOR A. GARCIA)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
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