For population 25 years and over in Spreckels:
For population 15 years and over in Spreckels CDP:
25 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,195 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (4.1 miles , pop. 151,060).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (48.6 miles , pop. 894,943).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (254.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Salinas, CA (2.0 miles ), Toro, CA (2.0 miles) , Boronda, CA (2.3 miles ), Chualar, CA (2.9 miles ), Marina, CA (3.0 miles ), Seaside, CA (3.2 miles ), Del Rey Oaks, CA (3.3 miles ), Carmel Valley Village, CA (3.3 miles ).
Latitude: 36.62 N, Longitude: 121.65 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 831
Property values in Spreckels, CA
Work and jobs in Spreckels: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Spreckels, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Spreckels-area historical earthquake activity is above California state average. It is 2577% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 79.8 miles away from Spreckels 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 76.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from Spreckels center
On 7/22/1983 at 02:39:53, a magnitude 6.0 (6.0 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.8 ML, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 78.7 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 Monterey County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Fires: 3, Freezes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spreckels:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.404. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.56. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Spreckels and their reported violations in the past:BERRY DR WS #02 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 1.4%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Spreckels compared to California state average:
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Religion statistics for Spreckels CDP (based on Monterey County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 114
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 37
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Number of full-service restaurants: 374
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,504 average adjusted gross income)
0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,930 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,373 average adjusted gross income)
0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,412 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Spreckels)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Spreckels on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.