For population 25 years and over in Salton City:
For population 15 years and over in Salton City CDP:
539 residents are foreign born (19.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,446 (1.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coachella Valley, CA (26.8 miles , pop. 118,932).
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 ), Mecca, CA (4.5 miles ), Anza-Borrego Springs, CA (4.8 miles ), Borrego Springs, CA (4.9 miles ), Niland, CA (5.1 miles ).
Latitude: 33.30 N, Longitude: 115.96 W
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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 2011: 31.8%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 31.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.0% for other race residents, 88.3% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Salton City (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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