San Ardo, California

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Population in 2010: 517. Population change since 2000: +3.2%
Males: 257  (49.8%)
Females: 260  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  26.6 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93450.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $46,875 (it was $25,208 in 2000)
San Ardo:

$46,875
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,319 (it was $11,379 in 2000)

San Ardo CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,497 (it was $86,700 in 2000)
San Ardo:

$74,497
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $205,850; Detached houses: $266,512; Townhouses or other attached units: $180,790; Mobile homes: $146,053

Median gross rent in 2012: $900.

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San Ardo races chart
  • Hispanic - 363 (70.2%)
  • White alone - 139 (26.9%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in San Ardo: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (5.6%), German (4.0%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 459 feet

Land area: 0.45 square miles.

Population density: 1,150 people per square mile   (low).

San Ardo,CA real estate house value index trend

San Ardo, California map

For population 25 years and over in San Ardo:

  • High school or higher: 30.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 19.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in San Ardo CDP:

  • Never married: 46.2%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

225 residents are foreign born

This place:  33.2%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,105 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

San Ardo satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (61.6 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (81.3 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (195.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: San Lucas, CA (3.1 miles ), Lockwood, CA (3.4 miles ), Bradley, CA (3.5 miles) , Pine Canyon, CA (4.1 miles ), Oak Shores, CA (4.2 miles ), King City, CA (4.3 miles ), Lake Nacimiento, CA (4.4 miles ), San Miguel, CA (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 36.02 N, Longitude: 120.90 W

Area code: 831

San Ardo household income distribution San Ardo home values distribution

Property values in San Ardo, CA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (69%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (36%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)

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Average climate in San Ardo, California

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Earthquake activity:

San Ardo-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 798% 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 128.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from San Ardo center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 179.3 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 36.2 miles away from San Ardo center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/22/2003 at 19:15:56, a magnitude 6.6 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.6 MW, 6.4 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 29.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monterey County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Landslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports and heliports located in San Ardo:

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Amtrak station near San Ardo:

  • 18 miles: KING CITY (570 CANAL ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Ardo:

  • Cuesta College (about 49 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,518)
  • California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (about 52 miles; San Luis Obispo, CA; FT enrollment: 17,345)
  • Hartnell College (about 63 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 64 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 67 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 5,125)
  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 68 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,951)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 68 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,588)

Public elementary/middle school in San Ardo:

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Notable locations in San Ardo: San Ardo Branch Monterey County Free Libraries (A), San Ardo Volunteer Fire Company (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Pancho Rico Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Monterey 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 85.1. This is about average.

City:

85.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.8%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 22.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.7 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

San Ardo compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

San Ardo travel time to work - commute San Ardo mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • No fuel used (10%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for San Ardo CDP (based on Monterey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.95%
Here: 45.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchJewish
Adherents77.0%3.0%2.5%2.0%1.8%
Congregations10.6%8.8%4.2%6.5%1.4%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPentecostal Church of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.4%1.2%7.7%
Congregations8.8%3.7%4.6%4.2%47.2%
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: 114
Monterey County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Monterey County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Monterey County:

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 374
Here:

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monterey County:

21.8%
California:

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

18.4%
State:

17.9%

5.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,910 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
California average:

5.03%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,441 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.14%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Santa Cruz County, CA  0.57% ($34,670 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.28% ($102,317)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($64,978)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,938 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
California average:

5.12%

0.19% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,698 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.19%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.36% ($50,697 average AGI)
to Santa Cruz County, CA  0.35% ($38,507)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($38,443)

Strongest AM radio stations in San Ardo:

  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Ardo:

  • KRKC-FM (102.1 FM; KING CITY, CA; Owner: KING CITY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBDH (91.7 FM; SAN ARDO, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K206CC (89.1 FM; LOCKWOOD, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUC. F'DATION/CENTRAL CA)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSEA (107.9 FM; GREENFIELD, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDU'AL RADIO NETWORK, INC)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K240AK (95.9 FM; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • K265DK (100.9 FM; GREENFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSTT-FM (101.3 FM; LOS OSOS-BAYWOOD PAR, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSLY-FM (96.1 FM; SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KKAL (99.7 FM; MORRO BAY, CA; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around San Ardo:

  • K55GQ (Channel 55; SAN ARDO, ETC., CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY SUPT. OF SCHOOLS)
  • K13ND (Channel 13; SAN ARDO, ETC., CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY SUPERINTENDEN OF SCH)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Ardo)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in San Ardo, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: ROSENBERG BREEZY (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 157Y , Serial Number: 1, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/11/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon W Trustee Rosenberg, Po Box 137, San Ardo, CA 93450
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 501 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA JT15D-1 (2200 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 16VG , Serial Number: 501-0157, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 07/14/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Gordon W Trustee Rosenberg, Po Box 137, San Ardo, CA 93450
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-4-220C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6V 350 SERIES (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2002U , Serial Number: 2005C, Year manufactured: 1967
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Aurignac, 43 Ranch, San Ardo, CA 93450
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-235B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 832T , Serial Number: 23069C, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/2002
    Registrant (Corporation): Eade Ranch Management Inc, Po Box 454, San Ardo, CA 93450

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in San Ardo, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John774.4 years
William568.4 years
Joe482.0 years
Mary485.8 years
Roy373.0 years
Harry274.5 years
Betty274.0 years
Adrian275.5 years
Jose266.6 years
Ernest271.0 years
Most common last names in San Ardo, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wittmann873.5 years
Lacoume586.4 years
Bernard485.7 years
Brinan479.2 years
Alexander386.6 years
Ventura371.7 years
Brown380.7 years
Bidou379.6 years
Lanigan381.0 years
Embrey376.9 years

San Ardo on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel, piece goods, and notions merchant wholesalers"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households"
  • #61 (93450) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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