Seaside, California

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Population in 2017: 34,150 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 16,750  (49.0%)
Females: 17,400  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

32.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93955.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,968 (it was $41,393 in 2000)
Seaside:

$64,968
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,528 (it was $15,183 in 2000)

Seaside city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $485,066 (it was $232,200 in 2000)
Seaside:

$485,066
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $661,725; detached houses: $709,533; townhouses or other attached units: $694,169; in 2-unit structures: $405,922; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,734; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $313,530; mobile homes: $109,508

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,753.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seaside: 111.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.0% for Black residents, 22.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.4% for American Indian residents, 2.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Seaside, CA (2017)
    • 14,89143.0%Hispanic
    • 10,46530.2%White alone
    • 3,1779.2%Asian alone
    • 2,6357.6%Two or more races
    • 2,3816.9%Black alone
    • 8122.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1090.3%American Indian alone
    • 320.09%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Seaside, California as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Seaside is 750 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Seaside by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
1
(3.0)
1
(3.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.9)
4
(11.7)
6
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.7)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(29.1)
12
(34.8)
11
(32.2)
13
(38.6)
13
(38.4)
10
(29.4)
7
(20.9)
4
(11.8)
7
(20.5)
5
(14.6)
7
(20.3)
10
(28.7)
8
(23.2)
13
(37.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
42
(122.2)
41
(118.8)
53
(155.0)
43
(127.8)
48
(141.7)
21
(61.7)
23
(68.8)
27
(79.7)
21
(61.5)
16
(46.6)
27
(78.4)
29
(83.3)
31
(89.8)
23
(67.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
119
(346.4)
136
(394.0)
153
(447.3)
129
(383.3)
105
(310.0)
97
(284.8)
82
(245.4)
76
(224.3)
88
(257.7)
89
(259.1)
63
(182.8)
87
(249.8)
52
(150.6)
56
(163.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
129
(375.5)
114
(330.2)
126
(368.4)
167
(496.2)
172
(507.7)
139
(408.1)
149
(445.9)
126
(371.8)
150
(439.3)
106
(308.6)
92
(267.0)
87
(249.8)
81
(234.7)
41
(119.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
545
(1,586)
556
(1,611)
505
(1,476)
401
(1,191)
467
(1,379)
402
(1,180)
431
(1,290)
335
(988.6)
390
(1,142)
349
(1,016)
381
(1,106)
421
(1,209)
360
(1,043)
333
(970.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
64
(186.3)
72
(208.6)
81
(236.8)
57
(169.3)
75
(221.4)
51
(149.7)
53
(158.6)
38
(112.1)
51
(149.4)
52
(151.4)
71
(206.0)
99
(284.3)
72
(208.6)
71
(207.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(26.2)
6
(17.4)
N/A3
(8.9)
11
(32.5)
8
(23.5)
10
(29.9)
5
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(11.6)
5
(14.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
4
(11.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)233.9246.5271.3247.7249.5192.6182.0164.5198.2186.7155.7198.0156.2146.8

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Seaside, CA

Crime rate in Seaside detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.96
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: German (3.5%), Italian (3.2%), European (2.1%), English (1.5%), Irish (1.2%), American (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 8.83 square miles.

Population density: 3,869 people per square mile   (average).

Seaside, California map

9,765 residents are foreign born (18.2% Latin America, 6.3% Asia).

This city:

28.2%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,181 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,622 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (11.6 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (47.7 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (262.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Sand City, CA (0.9 miles ),
Del Rey Oaks, CA (1.2 miles ),
Monterey, CA (1.8 miles ),
Marina, CA (2.2 miles ),
Pacific Grove, CA (2.2 miles ),
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA (2.5 miles ),
Del Monte Forest, CA (2.5 miles ),
Carmel, CA (2.5 miles )

Latitude: 36.62 N, Longitude: 121.83 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,997 (-28.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,269 (19.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 831

Distribution of median household income in Seaside, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Seaside, CA in 2017

Property values in Seaside, CA

Seaside satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Seaside, CA
Historical housing units in Seaside, CA
Most common industries in Seaside, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.6%)
  • Construction (11.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (9.2%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.6%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Seaside, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.4%)

Average climate in Seaside, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Seaside, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.1. This is about average.

City:

67.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.290. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.290
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.52. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.52
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.34. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.34
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Seaside-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 767% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 115.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center
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 34.4 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 194.3 miles away from Seaside center, causing $50,000,000 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 89.5 miles away from Seaside 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 81.0 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 (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
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, Tsunami Wave: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Seaside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Seaside:

  • CENTRAL COAST VNA AND HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • MONTEREY PENINSULA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; MONTEREY, CA)
  • CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MONTEREY, CA)
  • ADOBE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MONTEREY, CA)
  • CENTRAL COAST VNA AND HOSPICE, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MONTEREY, CA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MONTEREY, CA)
  • GOOD LIFE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; MONTEREY, CA)

Amtrak station:

SEASIDE (BLDG. T-1176, 4TH ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Seaside:

  • California State University-Monterey Bay (Full-time enrollment: 5,125; Location: 100 Campus Center; Public; Website: www.csumb.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Seaside:

  • Naval Postgraduate School (about 3 miles; Monterey, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,951)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 4 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 4,588)
  • Hartnell College (about 10 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)
  • Cabrillo College (about 27 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • Gavilan College (about 29 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 30 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 17,751)
  • West Valley College (about 46 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)

Public high schools in Seaside:

Public elementary/middle schools in Seaside:

  • MARTIN LUTHER KING (Students: 581, Location: 1713 BRD.WAY, Grades: KG-5)
  • SEASIDE MIDDLE (Students: 563, Location: 999 COE AVE., Grades: 6-8)
  • ORD TERRACE ELEMENTARY (Students: 358, Location: 1755 LA SALLE AVE., Grades: KG-5)
  • DEL REY WOODS ELEMENTARY (Students: 316, Location: 1281 PLUMAS AVE., Grades: KG-5)
  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF MONTEREY (Students: 305, Location: 1720 YOSEMITE ST., Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • HIGHLAND ELEMENTARY (Location: 1650 SONOMA AVE., Grades: KG-5)
  • GEORGE C. MARSHALL ELEMENTARY (Location: 300 NORMANDY RD., Grades: KG-5)
  • MONTEREY PENINSULA USD COMM DAY MIDDLE (Location: 200 COE AVE., Grades: 6-8)
  • DUAL LANGUAGE ACADEMY OF THE MONTEREY PENINSULA (Location: 225 NORMANDY RD., Grades: KG-8, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle schools in Seaside:

  • MONTEREY BAY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 162, Location: 1184 HILBY AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • CHARTWELL SCHOOL (Students: 80, Location: 2511 NUMA WATSON RD, Grades: 3-8)
  • PENINSULA ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 22, Location: 1025 MESCAL ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Seaside

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Seaside: South Parade Ground (A), Bayonet and Black Horse Golf Courses (B), Workfield Siding (C), Kimble Gate (D), Grove Gate (E), Seaside City Hall (F), Seaside Chamber of Commerce (G), Sand City City Hall (H), Oldemeyer Center (I), Monterey Institute of Research Astronomy (J), Presidio of Monterey Fire Department (K), City of Seaside Fire Department (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Olympia Plaza Shopping Center (1), Laguna Grande Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seaside include: Children of God Christian Center (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Faith Lutheran Church (C), First Baptist Church of Seaside (D), First Southern Baptist Church (E), Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church (F), Hilltop-Marina United Methodist Church (G), New Hope Baptist Church (H), Pentecostal Outreach Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mission Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Laguna Del Rey (A), Roberts Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Seaside include: Stillwell Park (1), Beta Park (2), David Cutino Park (3), Encanto Park (4), Farallones Park (5), Juarez Park (6), Mescal Neil Park (7), Metz Park (8), Portola Leslie Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Best Western Magic Carpet Ldg (1875 Fremont Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Mason Foster - Football player, Bashir Levingston - Player of and football, Henry Lusk - Football player.

Monterey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.2 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Seaside in 2010:

  • 976 people in college/university student housing
  • 65 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 39 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Seaside in 2000:

  • 35 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in nursing homes
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in other group homes

Banks with branches in Seaside (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Seaside Branch at 1451 Fremont Boulevard, branch established on 1949/07/25. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Rabobank, National Association: Seaside Branch at 1658 Fremont Blvd, branch established on 1990/07/02. Info updated 2011/01/27: Bank assets: $11,745.0 mil, Deposits: $8,446.0 mil, headquarters in Roseville, CA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 124 total offices, Holding Company: Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., "rabobank Nederland
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Seaside Branch at 800 Broadway Avenue, Suite A-2, branch established on 2007/10/15. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.

For population 15 years and over in Seaside:

Marital status in Seaside, CA
  • Never married: 37.9%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in Seaside:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.9
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Seaside
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Seaside, CA (based on Monterey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic150,05026
Evangelical Protestant23,624154
Other18,30948
Mainline Protestant11,24448
Black Protestant1,1998
Orthodox6403
None209,991-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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
Monterey County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Monterey County:

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.8%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Monterey County:

18.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Seaside:

21.8%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Seaside:

55.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Seaside:

81.7%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seaside, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 39$352,332$108,4100$0
Firefighters 24$196,523$98,2620$0
Streets and Highways 16$88,569$66,4270$0
Parks and Recreation 15$44,076$35,2610$0
Other and Unallocable 13$86,246$79,61238$50,129
Police - Other 10$51,327$61,5922$4,065
Financial Administration 10$67,864$81,4372$5,167
Other Government Administration 2$11,964$71,7840$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,866$58,3920$0
Sewerage 1$5,621$67,4520$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$6,912$82,9441$2,247
Water Supply 1$4,993$59,9160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$9,657$115,8840$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,902
Totals for Government 134$930,950$83,36944$63,510

Seaside government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Police Protection: $1,684,000 ($49.31)
    Regular Highways: $1,509,000 ($44.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $998,000 ($29.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $639,000 ($18.71)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $556,000 ($16.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $432,000 ($12.65)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,052,000 ($265.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,214,000 ($152.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,862,000 ($54.52)
    Regular Highways: $1,481,000 ($43.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,424,000 ($41.70)
    Financial Administration: $952,000 ($27.88)
    Central Staff Services: $554,000 ($16.22)
    Water Utilities: $451,000 ($13.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $369,000 ($10.81)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $250,000 ($7.32)
    Health - Other: $163,000 ($4.77)
    General - Other: $125,000 ($3.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,536,000 ($44.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $508,000 ($14.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $784,000 ($22.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $332,000 ($9.72)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($0.38)
    General - Other: $11,000 ($0.32)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,710,000 ($342.90)

Seaside government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $375,000 ($10.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $337,000 ($9.87)
    Housing and Community Development: $98,000 ($2.87)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,395,000 ($40.85)
    Housing and Community Development: $303,000 ($8.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $335,000 ($9.81)
    Fines and Forfeits: $281,000 ($8.23)
    Rents: $265,000 ($7.76)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($1.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $778,000 ($22.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $939,000 ($27.50)
    Other: $155,000 ($4.54)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - Property: $12,600,000 ($368.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,515,000 ($102.93)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,404,000 ($99.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,025,000 ($59.30)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $544,000 ($15.93)
    Other License: $276,000 ($8.08)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $50,000 ($1.46)

Seaside government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,355,000 ($1181.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,436,000 ($1154.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $919,000 ($26.91)

Seaside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,437,000 ($42.08)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,175,000 ($180.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,574,000 ($602.46)

5.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($69,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.16%
California average:

5.03%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,764 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.12%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Santa Cruz County, CA  0.53% ($64,453 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.41% ($121,869)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.22% ($61,676)


5.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
California average:

5.21%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,044 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.16%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Santa Cruz County, CA  0.39% ($47,838 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.33% ($72,478)
to San Diego County, CA  0.20% ($59,649)
Businesses in Seaside, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3KFC1
Audi1Kroger1
AutoZone1Little Caesars Pizza1
BMW1Long John Silver's1
Baskin-Robbins1Mazda1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Carl\s Jr.1Nissan1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
DHL1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
FedEx3Starbucks1
Ford1Subaru1
Goodwill1Subway1
H&R Block2T-Mobile1
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1Toyota1
Home Depot1U-Haul1
Honda1UPS1
Howard Johnson1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box1Wendy's1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Seaside:

  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KNRY (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KIDD (630 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRML (1410 AM; 3 kW; CARMEL, CA; Owner: WISDOM BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTOM (1380 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seaside:

  • KMBY-FM (103.9 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBOQ (95.5 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: J & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJO (92.7 FM; MARINA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSES-FM (107.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KAZU (90.3 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: FOUNDATION OF CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, MONTEREY BAY)
  • KCDU (101.7 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KSPB (91.9 FM; PEBBLE BEACH, CA; Owner: ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON SCHOOL)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KOCN (105.1 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Seaside:

  • K53DT (Channel 53; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KION-TV (Channel 46; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Seaside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • 225,530Total average daily traffic
  • 8,736Total average daily truck traffic
  • 212,238Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Seaside)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Seaside, CA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

170 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Seaside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 123B , Serial Number: D-4098, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 02/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James E Shortt, 1278 Flores St, Seaside, CA 93955, Other Owners: Susan G Watts
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21802 , Serial Number: 28-7990059, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 09/01/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 10/26/2016
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael C Owen, 1665 Military Ave, Seaside, CA 93955, Other Owners: D Therese Owen
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23276 , Serial Number: 15068843, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/03/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 01/03/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Cynthia L Spellacy, 1136 Madera Ct, Seaside, CA 93955
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 235RG , Serial Number: 28-10110, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/21/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Stuart B Bispo, 1783 Mescal St, Seaside, CA 93955
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 2 (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 551NA , Serial Number: PH646005902, Certificate Issue Date: 05/28/2015
    Registrant (Government): Ca State University Monterey Bay, 100 Campus Center Bld 82e, Seaside, CA 93955
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6269U , Serial Number: 2108, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/1962, Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Stuart B Bispo, 1783 Mescal St, Seaside, CA 93955
  • Aircraft: FAIRCHILD M-62A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR W670 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 67441 , Serial Number: 1743AE, Year manufactured: 1943
    Registrant (Individual): Sterling Patrick, 946 Oak Ave, Seaside, CA 93955

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED81$272,460123$237,234234$241,98411$169,7510$056$209,0392$73,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$297,60021$225,82628$257,1041$126,3600$013$182,0260$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$299,72029$238,424143$270,4116$90,5001$300,00023$227,9591$1,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN16$265,54617$218,59466$249,7052$158,4050$015$212,3240$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$343,2608$263,75022$313,8843$270,3170$07$260,2670$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.00 , 0136.00, 0137.00, 0138.00, 0139.00, 0140.00, 0141.01, 0141.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$250,1273$304,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$261,9692$322,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$378,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0135.00 , 0136.00, 0137.00, 0138.00, 0139.00, 0140.00, 0141.01, 0141.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Seaside, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Seaside, CA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 48. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 89 took place in 2013, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Seaside, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.7%), and Outside Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Seaside, CA
    • 34542.7%Structure Fires
    • 25831.9%Outside Fires
    • 14718.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 587.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Seaside, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Seaside, California:

  • Embassy Suites Hotel, 1441 Cyn Del Rey Blvd, Seaside, California 93955 , Phone: (831) 393-1115, Fax: (831) 393-1113
  • Econo Lodge Bay Breeze, 2049 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, California 93955 , Phone: (831) 899-7111, Fax: (831) 899-7211
  • Americas Best Value Inn North, 2201 Del Monte Blvd, Seaside, California 93955 , Phone: (831) 394-6786, Fax: (831) 394-0500
  • Americas Best Value Inn South, 1141 Fremont Blvd, Seaside, California 93955 , Phone: (831) 899-1881, Fax: (831) 392-1300
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Seaside, California
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seaside, CA
  • 75.4%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Solar energy
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seaside, CA
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel


Seaside compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Seaside on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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