Shoshone, California

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Population in 2010: 31. Population change since 2000: -40.4%
Males: 12  (38.9%)
Females: 19  (61.1%)
Median resident age:  56.8 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 92384, 92389.

Shoshone Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $77,893 (it was $66,250 in 2000)
Shoshone:

$77,893
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $36,979 (it was $27,051 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $35,735 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Shoshone:

$35,735
CA:

$373,100
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  • Races in Shoshone, CA (2010)

    Shoshone races chart
    • 2890.3%White alone
    • 13.2%Black alone
    • 13.2%American Indian alone
    • 13.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shoshone: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (25.0%), Danish (22.9%), Polish (14.6%), Scottish (14.6%), German (10.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1569 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 1.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Shoshone, California map

For population 25 years and over in Shoshone:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shoshone CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 35.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $229 (2.4%)

Shoshone satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Valley, NV (57.9 miles , pop. 117,390).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (60.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (176.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Death Valley, CA (2.7 miles ), Tecopa, CA (3.0 miles) , Pahrump, NV (4.7 miles ), Crystal, NV (5.0 miles ), Sandy Valley, NV (6.0 miles ), Mount Charleston, NV (6.4 miles ), Amargosa Valley, NV (6.5 miles ), Furnace Creek, CA (6.9 miles) .

Latitude: 35.97 N, Longitude: 116.27 W

Area code: 760

Shoshone household income distribution Shoshone home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (57%)
  • Information (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (57%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (43%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Shoshone, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Shoshone-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 790% 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 124.1 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 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from Shoshone center, causing $50,000,000 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 100.8 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from Shoshone center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
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 Inyo County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shoshone topographic map

Airports located in Shoshone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shoshone:

  • College of Southern Nevada (about 60 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 64 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 75 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 84 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Barstow Community College (about 87 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • Victor Valley College (about 118 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Mohave Community College (about 135 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)

Public high schools in Shoshone:

Public elementary/middle school in Shoshone:

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Tourist attraction: Death Valley Chamber Of Commerce (Recreational Trips & Guides; Highway 127) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Inyo 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 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

74

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shoshone and their reported violations in the past:

CHARLES BROWN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
TECOPA FRANCIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  35.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  23.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Shoshone compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
California average:

15.4

Shoshone travel time to work - commute Shoshone mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (65%)
  • Wood (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shoshone CDP (based on Inyo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8275
Evangelical Protestant1,49423
Mainline Protestant8455
Other6294
Black Protestant1781
None10,573-
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: 6
Inyo County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Inyo County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Inyo County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Inyo County:

23.1%
California:

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

13.9%
State:

17.9%

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,159 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
California average:

5.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mono County, CA  0.78% ($46,623 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.70% ($54,167)
from Kern County, CA  0.34% ($43,565)


7.11% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.60% ($45,293 average AGI)
to Mono County, CA  0.47% ($40,844)
to Kern County, CA  0.35% ($47,542)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shoshone:

  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shoshone:

  • KQOL-FM (93.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTE (107.5 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMP (92.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K211DC (90.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLUC-FM (98.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOAS (105.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KHYZ (99.7 FM; MOUNTAIN PASS, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KIXF (101.5 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRQ (94.9 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • GLEN S NASH, Dot Mtc Stn Jct Hwy 127 & 178 (Lat: 35.971667 Lon: -116.271111), Type: 8.2, Overall height: 7.6 m
    Registrant: 9166579454, Gnash@telecom.Dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC PACIFIC BLVD
  • Dot Mtc Stn Jct Hwy 127 & 178 (Lat: 35.971667 Lon: -116.271111), Type: 8.2, Overall height: 7.6 m
    Registrant: 9166579454, Gnash@telecom.Dgs.Ca.Gov, 601 SEQUOIA PACIFIC PACIFIC BLVD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • SHOSHONEDOTMS2, Dot Maintenance Sta Jct Hwy 127/178 (Lat: 35.971917 Lon: -116.270861), Type: Building, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WNNM253
    Assigned Frequencies: 811.987 MHz, 856.987 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2004, Expiration Date: 07/22/2014
    Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6174, Fax: (916) 657-9468, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SHOSHONE, 4 Mi S Of (Lat: 35.899500 Lon: -116.275222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: KNK44
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/13/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant: At&t California, 2700 Watt Avenue, Room 3082, Sacramento, CA 95851-1038, Phone: (916) 972-2608, Fax: (916) 489-6305, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD6PLG, Licensee ID: L00271196
    Grant Date: 11/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022, Certifier: Steven C Buck
    Registrant: Steven C Buck, Shoshone, CA 92384

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