For population 25 years and over in Salton City:
For population 15 years and over in Salton City CDP:
624 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,226 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Escondido, CA (66.0 miles , pop. 133,559).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Diego, CA (77.6 miles , pop. 1,223,400).
Nearest cities: West Imperial, CA (2.1 miles) , Salton Sea Beach, CA (2.5 miles ), Desert Shores, CA (2.9 miles ), Bombay Beach, CA (3.7 miles ), Oasis, CA (3.8 miles ), Mecca, CA (4.5 miles ), Anza-Borrego Springs, CA (4.8 miles) , Borrego Springs, CA (4.9 miles ).
Latitude: 33.30 N, Longitude: 115.96 W
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Average climate in Salton City, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Salton City-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2914% 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 69.5 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 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 16.1 miles away from Salton City center, causing $33,000,000 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 88.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 44.0 miles away from the city 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 38.3 miles away from Salton City center
On 11/24/1987 at 13:15:56, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.7 ML, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 15.7 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 Imperial County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Storm: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 55.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.7%
(23.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.2% for other race residents, 67.6% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Salton City CDP (based on Imperial County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.56%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 40
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Number of full-service restaurants: 78
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5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,622 average adjusted gross income)
0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($631 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,410 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
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FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Salton City)
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