For population 25 years and over in San Fernando:
For population 15 years and over in San Fernando city:
10,225 residents are foreign born (42.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,613 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burbank, CA (9.7 miles , pop. 100,316).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (14.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Burbank, CA (3.1 miles ), Santa Clarita, CA (3.1 miles ), Newhall, CA (3.4 miles ), La Crescenta-Montrose, CA (3.5 miles ), Glendale, CA (3.7 miles ), West Hollywood, CA (3.8 miles ), Los Angeles, CA (3.8 miles ), La Canada Flintridge, CA (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.29 N, Longitude: 118.44 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,335 (+26.9%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 818
City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime in San Fernando detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 50 (32 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,147 (+5.1%).
Work and jobs in San Fernando: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in San Fernando, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
San Fernando-area historical tornado activity is significantly above California state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/9/1982, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the San Fernando city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/1/1983, a category F2 tornado 17.2 miles away from the city center injured 30 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:San Fernando-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 3634% 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 58.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 12.0 miles away from San Fernando center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 66.0 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) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/9/1971 at 14:00:41, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 UK) earthquake occurred 8.3 miles away from San Fernando center, causing 65 deaths (65 shaking deaths), causing $535,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/1990 at 23:43:36, a magnitude 6.2 (5.5 MB, 5.5 MS, 6.2 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from the city center, causing $12,000,000 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 Los Angeles County (51) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 34, Floods: 14, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Denny Crum - Basketball player-coach, Paula Abdul - (born 1962), musician, Mike Inez - Heavy metal bass guitarist, Albert Erives - Biologist, Gary Matthews - Baseball player, Jack Beckman - Auto racer, Johnny Heartsman - Electric blues and soul blues musician, Patricia Matthews - Gothic, Addison Randall - Film actor, Don Prudhomme - Racing driver.
Hospitals/medical centers near San Fernando:
Heliports located in San Fernando:
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Amtrak stations near San Fernando:
Local government website: www.ci.san-fernando.ca.us
College/University in San Fernando:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Fernando:
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Public elementary/middle schools in San Fernando:
See full list of schools located in San Fernando, School District: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED
Private elementary/middle schools in San Fernando:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.111. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.420. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 0.872. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 19.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 32.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 14.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 17.7%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 19.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
People in group quarters in San Fernando:
San Fernando compared to California state average:
Banks with branches in San Fernando (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for San Fernando (based on Los Angeles County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.08%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2,084
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
San Fernando government finances in 2002:
3.22% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,821 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,038 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,578 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($782 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in San Fernando:
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See more detailed statistics of San Fernando fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2009 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,793,000
Total average daily traffic: 24,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 539
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 29,880
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 142 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in San Fernando)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in San Fernando, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Fernando)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Fernando)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Fernando, CA
San Fernando on our top lists:
Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2013.