Sierra Madre, California

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Population in 2014: 11,165 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.5%
 
Males: 5,270  (47.2%)
Females: 5,895  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 91024.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,644 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Sierra Madre:

$86,644
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $49,159 (it was $41,104 in 2000)

Sierra Madre city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $780,300 (it was $363,200 in 2000)
Sierra Madre:

$780,300
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $551,439; Detached houses: $586,622; Townhouses or other attached units: $430,826; In 2-unit structures: $538,009; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $423,149; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $428,884; Mobile homes: $89,129; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,622

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,484.

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  • Races in Sierra Madre, CA (2013)

    Sierra Madre races chart
    • 7,58568.2%White alone
    • 1,71915.5%Hispanic
    • 1,22511.0%Asian alone
    • 3112.8%Two or more races
    • 1131.0%Black alone
    • 470.4%Other race alone
    • 140.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sierra Madre: 141.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (9.5%), Irish (8.7%), English (7.5%), Italian (5.8%), Dutch (2.9%), United States (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 3.00 square miles.

Population density: 3,718 people per square mile   (average).

Sierra Madre,CA real estate house value index trend

Sierra Madre, California map

For population 25 years and over in Sierra Madre:

  • High school or higher: 96.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sierra Madre city:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

1,765 residents are foreign born (4.6% Asia, 3.2% Latin America, 3.0% Europe).

This city:

15.9%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $5,338 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,839 (0.4%)

Sierra Madre satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Arcadia, CA (2.4 miles , pop. 53,054).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (4.1 miles , pop. 320,969).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (19.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: East Pasadena, CA (1.5 miles ), Arcadia, CA (1.5 miles ), Monrovia, CA (1.8 miles ), East San Gabriel, CA (1.9 miles ), Mayflower Village, CA (2.0 miles ), Upper San Gabriel Valley, CA (2.0 miles ), South Monrovia Island, CA (2.1 miles ), Temple City, CA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $161,900
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $184,400
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $179,600
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $242,200
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $240,800
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $240,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.16 N, Longitude: 118.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,198 (-28.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 799 (14.5%)

Area code: 626

Sierra Madre household income distribution Sierra Madre home values distribution

Property values in Sierra Madre, CA


Crime rates in Sierra Madre by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000100000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.09.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 2121140001012
per 100,000 18.29.118.19.09.036.30.00.00.09.10.09.118.0
Robberies 4010301041110
per 100,000 36.50.09.00.027.10.09.20.037.19.19.09.10.0
Assaults 61224719121010831111
per 100,000 54.7109.218.136.063.1172.2110.092.192.672.427.099.699.2
Burglaries 54443364513042465838305825
per 100,000 492.4400.3298.3576.8460.0272.0385.0423.6537.2344.0270.3525.0225.4
Thefts 826462134125133848712695766562
per 100,000 747.7582.2560.51,207.61,127.41,205.7770.1801.11,167.1860.1684.8588.3559.1
Auto thefts 9813121077724665
per 100,000 82.172.8117.5108.190.263.564.264.518.536.254.154.345.1
Arson 0020000000000
per 100,000 0.00.018.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 113.891.477.9118.4138.3143.992.990.4122.391.062.3100.180.6

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Sierra Madre detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
California average:

2.32
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -216 (-2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Sierra Madre: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Sierra Madre, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sierra Madre-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 723% 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 79.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from Sierra Madre 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 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 95.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 177.5 miles away from the city center
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 30.0 miles away from Sierra Madre 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 42.7 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 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: 9, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sierra Madre topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert Mitchell (organist) - Organist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Sierra Madre:

  • SIERRA MADRE SKILLED NURSING (225 W. SIERRA MADRE BLVD.)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Sierra Madre:

  • ARCADIA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; ARCADIA, CA)
  • PASADENA HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • PASADENA FOOTHILLS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • VNA OF GREATER LOS ANGELES, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PASADENA, CA)
  • LIFELINE AT HOME (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ARCADIA, CA)
  • BALANCED LIVING, A HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ARCADIA, CA)
  • MAXIMUM CARE PROVIDERS, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; ARCADIA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Sierra Madre:

  • 6 miles: PASADENA (150 S. ROBLES AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 13 miles: GLENDALE (400 W. CERRITOS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: LOS ANGELES (800 N. ALAMEDA ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sierra Madre:

  • Pasadena City College (about 5 miles; Pasadena, CA; Full-time enrollment: 14,712)
  • California Institute of Technology (about 5 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,246)
  • Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts-Pasadena (about 6 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,934)
  • Art Center College of Design (about 8 miles; Pasadena, CA; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Occidental College (about 10 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 2,276)
  • California State University-Los Angeles (about 10 miles; Los Angeles, CA; FT enrollment: 17,545)
  • Azusa Pacific University (about 10 miles; Azusa, CA; FT enrollment: 9,427)

Private high school in Sierra Madre:

  • ALVERNO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 179, Location: 200 N MICHILLINDA AVE, Grades: 9-12, Girls only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sierra Madre:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sierra Madre:

  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 274, Location: 322 N BALDWIN AVE, Grades: KG-8)
  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 224, Location: 93 N BALDWIN AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • THE GOODEN SCHOOL (Students: 172, Location: 192 N BALDWIN AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Sierra Madre

Library in Sierra Madre:

  • SIERRA MADRE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $794,501; Location: 440 W. SIERRA MADRE BLVD.; 60,267 books; 7,403 e-books; 2,937 audio materials; 2,045 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sierra Madre: Sierra Madre City Hall (A), Barlow Villa (B), Sierra Madre Public Library (C), Mount Oliva Passionist Fathers Home (D), Sierra Madre Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sierra Madre include: Bethany Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Episcopal Church of the Ascension (C), Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church (D), Mater Dolorosa Monastery (E), Old North Church (F), Saint Ritas Catholic Church (G), Sierra Madre Congregational Church (H), Sierra Madre United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sierra Madre Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Sierra Madre include: Sierra Madre Park (1), Sierra Vista Park (2), Bailey Canyon Park (3), Bailey Canyon Wilderness Park (4), Mount Wilson Trail Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: American Acrylic (Aquariums; 52 E Montecito Ave).

Los Angeles 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 2013 was 164. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

164
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.362. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 16.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.1
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.331. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.331
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00592. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00592
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 8.3%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 14.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Sierra Madre in 2000:

  • 54 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Sierra Madre, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Sierra Madre (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Sierra Madre Branch at 25 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, branch established on 1926/01/01. 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.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sierra Madre Branch at 350 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, branch established on 1965/02/19. 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
  • Bank of the West: Sierra Madre Branch at 100 West Sierra Madre Boulevard, branch established on 1956/04/09. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
California average:

15.4

Sierra Madre travel time to work - commute Sierra Madre mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Sierra Madre:

(Sierra Madre, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Sierra Madre city (based on Los Angeles County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
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: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Here:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

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

18.6%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sierra Madre:

54.6%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.9%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Sierra Madre:

28.1
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sierra Madre:

9.1%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sierra Madre:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

60.1%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Sierra Madre:

80.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sierra Madre, 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
Financial Administration 7$43,572$74,6953$3,950
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,278
Police Protection - Officers 14$103,099$88,3715$14,960
Police - Other 4$17,774$53,3225$7,562
Firefighters 3$19,129$76,5161$1,185
Fire - Other 0$0 59$17,427
Streets and Highways 14$56,322$48,2762$3,189
Parks and Recreation 6$30,161$60,3229$2,301
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$22,277$66,8310$0
Water Supply 5$17,745$42,5880$0
Local Libraries 6$27,598$55,19617$22,229
Totals for Government 63$337,677$64,319106$74,081

Sierra Madre government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $2,018,000 ($180.74)
    Regular Highways: $877,000 ($78.55)
    Water Utilities: $331,000 ($29.65)
    Transit Utilities: $280,000 ($25.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $151,000 ($13.52)
    Central Staff Services: $139,000 ($12.45)
    Libraries: $55,000 ($4.93)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,291,000 ($205.19)
    Water Utilities: $1,150,000 ($103.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $808,000 ($72.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $760,000 ($68.07)
    Libraries: $699,000 ($62.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $675,000 ($60.46)
    Regular Highways: $615,000 ($55.08)
    Financial Administration: $568,000 ($50.87)
    Central Staff Services: $549,000 ($49.17)
    Fire Protection: $398,000 ($35.65)
    Sewerage: $308,000 ($27.59)
    Transit Utilities: $252,000 ($22.57)
    Health Services - Other: $113,000 ($10.12)
    General - Other: $56,000 ($5.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $46,000 ($4.12)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $236,000 ($21.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $25,000 ($2.24)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($1.16)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,087,000 ($186.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $366,000 ($32.78)

Sierra Madre government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $863,000 ($77.30)
    All Other: $841,000 ($75.32)
    Sewerage: $276,000 ($24.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $77,000 ($6.90)
    Housing & Community Development: $6,000 ($0.54)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $360,000 ($32.24)
    Housing & Community Development: $82,000 ($7.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $666,000 ($59.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $283,000 ($25.35)
    Rents: $19,000 ($1.70)
    Special Assessments: $4,000 ($0.36)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,828,000 ($163.73)
    Transit Utilities: $10,000 ($0.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $589,000 ($52.75)
    All Other: $482,000 ($43.17)
    Highways: $206,000 ($18.45)
  • Tax - Property: $2,667,000 ($238.87)
    Public Utilities: $1,239,000 ($110.97)
    Total General Sales: $515,000 ($46.13)
    NEC: $396,000 ($35.47)

Sierra Madre government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,110,000 ($547.25)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,023,000 ($449.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,885,000 ($527.09)
    Other, NEC: $4,863,000 ($435.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $225,000 ($20.15)
    Other, NEC: $160,000 ($14.33)

Sierra Madre government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $17,750,000 ($1589.79)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,863,000 ($435.56)

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,133 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($47,619 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.34% ($34,625)
from Riverside County, CA  0.19% ($37,493)


3.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
California average:

5.12%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($921 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.07%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Orange County, CA  0.54% ($53,226 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.50% ($38,459)
to Riverside County, CA  0.28% ($43,924)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sierra Madre:

  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KAZN (1300 AM; 5 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KMRB (1430 AM; 5 kW; SAN GABRIEL, CA; Owner: POLYETHNIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRLA (870 AM; 20 kW; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sierra Madre:

  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTWV (94.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • K216EM (91.1 FM; ARCADIA, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMZT-FM (105.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KPFK (90.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sierra Madre:

  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KNBC (Channel 4; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (KNBC-TV), INC.)
  • KTLA-TV (Channel 5; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTLA INC.)
  • KABC-TV (Channel 7; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ABC HOLDING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCAL-TV (Channel 9; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KSCI (Channel 18; LONG BEACH, CA; Owner: KSLS, INC.)
  • KMEX-TV (Channel 34; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KMEX LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KAZA-TV (Channel 54; AVALON, CA; Owner: PAPPAS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE LLC)
  • KOCE-TV (Channel 50; HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES, COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KDOC-TV (Channel 56; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: GOLDEN ORANGE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCET (Channel 28; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KXLA (Channel 44; RANCHO PALOS VERDES, CA; Owner: RANCHO PALOS VERDES BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KFTR (Channel 46; ONTARIO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA LOS ANGELES LLC)
  • KVEA (Channel 52; CORONA, CA; Owner: ESTRELLA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTTV (Channel 11; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWHY-TV (Channel 22; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF LOS ANGELES LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSFV-LP (Channel 26; SAN FERNANDO VALLEY, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KCOP-TV (Channel 13; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KTBN-TV (Channel 40; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLCS (Channel 58; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KHTV-LP (Channel 48; INLAND EMPIRE, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KNET-LP (Channel 38; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KNLA-LP (Channel 68; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • KLAU-LP (Channel 66; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: GERALD BENAVIDES)
See more detailed statistics of Sierra Madre fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • $3,442,000Total costs
  • 3,227Total average daily traffic
  • 56Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,370Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 41920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Sierra Madre, CA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • James T Alderman, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 06037 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Licensee ID: E, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 MCGASA5REG
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 06037 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste #-150 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 06037 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste #-150 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Mikhail Raznobriadsev, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 06037 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste #-150 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Candice Koenig, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 06037 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY Ste #-150 Mc:gasa5reg
  • Gina Cacciatore, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: 14.9, Structure height: 06037 m, Overall height: 14.9 m, Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY #150 -Mcgasa5reg

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 242 W Sierra Madre Blvd (Lat: 34.161389 Lon: -118.058667), Call Sign: KNHS545
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.920 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023Registrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoia Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6437, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:
  • 242 W Sierra Madre (Lat: 34.161389 Lon: -118.058667), Call Sign: WIJ553, Licensee ID: L00007682
    Assigned Frequencies: 482.912 MHz, 482.937 MHz, 482.987 MHz, 483.137 MHz, 483.212 MHz, 483.262 MHz, 483.362 MHz, 483.437 MHz, 483.562 MHz, 483.587 MHz... (+29 more)Grant Date: 06/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/09/2023Registrant: County Of Los Angeles, 1110 N Eastern Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90063, Phone: (323) 267-3004, Fax: (323) 262-4607, Email:
  • City Yards 621 E Sierra Madre Blvd (Lat: 34.163389 Lon: -118.040528), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.3 m, Overall height: 9.3 m, Call Sign: WQKW561
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.63000 MHzGrant Date: 10/06/2009, Expiration Date: 10/06/2019, Certifier: Elaine I AguilarRegistrant: Information Station Specialists, Zeeland, MI 49464, Phone: (616) 722-2300, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • SANTA ANITA, 4 Mi N Of (Lat: 34.188056 Lon: -118.034778), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WMR898, Licensee ID: L00230365
    Assigned Frequencies: 18630.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 12/26/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2001Registrant: Mercury Communications, 6255 Sunset Blvd Ste 110-112, Hollywood, CA 90028
  • SANTA ANITA HILL, 4 Mi N Of (Lat: 34.188056 Lon: -118.034778), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WMR900, Licensee ID: L00230365
    Assigned Frequencies: 22475.0 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/24/2001Registrant: Mercury Communications, 6255 Sunset Blvd Ste 110-112, Hollywood, CA 90028
  • CA-LOS5919A, 115 W. Sierra Madre Blvd (Lat: 34.162028 Lon: -118.055222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 15.7 m, Call Sign: WQLV376
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/30/2010, Expiration Date: 04/30/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-WallaceRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • SIERRA VISTA, 611 E Sierra Madre Blvd. (Lat: 34.165167 Lon: -118.040750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 14.9 m, Call Sign: WQUY516
    Assigned Frequencies: 19555.0 MHz, 19585.0 MHz, 19645.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHzGrant Date: 11/17/2014, Expiration Date: 11/17/2024, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2015, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Sec 9 T1n R11w N (Lat: 34.187222 Lon: -118.034778), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WBX262
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.875 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/1982, Expiration Date: 12/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2015Registrant: Ktnq-Am License Corp., 10801-2 N. Mopac Expressway, Suite 250, Austin, TX 78759, Phone: (512) 569-3445, Fax: (512) 340-7169, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Mt. Wilson, 4.5 Miles N/O Sierra Madre Post Office (Lat: 34.226111 Lon: -118.066167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.8 m, Overall height: 105.8 m, Call Sign: KSV982
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 12/23/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2003Registrant:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sierra Madre)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$529,57172$448,167385$373,11223$293,4781$1,900,00029$324,034
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$650,0007$519,71439$450,6920$00$02$221,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$484,50014$662,14390$439,9334$485,2500$010$420,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$560,00014$562,85773$384,6033$252,3331$540,0005$374,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$562,50020$453,5000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4305.01 , 4305.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$438,0001$621,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$701,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$572,0001$648,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$274,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4305.01 , 4305.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 47
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Sierra Madre

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sierra Madre, CA
Most common first names in Sierra Madre, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John10375.2 years
Mary8081.1 years
Robert6772.9 years
William6577.7 years
George5275.8 years
Margaret5081.7 years
Helen4382.0 years
Charles4280.1 years
James4073.1 years
Edward4077.0 years
Most common last names in Sierra Madre, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3380.6 years
Miller2077.8 years
Johnson1876.8 years
Williams1676.3 years
Brown1677.8 years
Anderson1376.1 years
Clark1385.1 years
Wilson1277.8 years
Graham1183.9 years
Hall1076.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (82%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
Businesses in Sierra Madre, CA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1FedEx2
Curves1Starbucks1
DHL1UPS2

Sierra Madre compared to California state average:

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

Sierra Madre on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Taiwan (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Lebanon (population 500+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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