For population 25 years and over in Templeton:
For population 15 years and over in Templeton CDP:
658 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,157 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Maria, CA (44.5 miles , pop. 77,423).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (95.5 miles , pop. 247,057).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (166.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Atascadero, CA (2.3 miles ), El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles), CA (2.3 miles ), Paso Robles, CA (2.8 miles) , Garden Farms, CA (3.3 miles ), Santa Margarita, CA (3.6 miles ), Cayucos, CA (3.6 miles ), Whitley Gardens, CA (3.7 miles ), San Miguel, CA (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 35.55 N, Longitude: 120.71 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 805
Work and jobs in Templeton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Templeton, California
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Templeton-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 1630% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the city center
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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 20.8 miles away from Templeton center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 40 injuries, causing $200,000,000 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) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 9/28/2004 at 17:15:24, a magnitude 6.0 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.0 MW, Depth: 5.5 mi) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from the city 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 49.0 miles away from Templeton center
On 6/29/1925 at 14:42:00, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 UK) earthquake occurred 96.2 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 San Luis Obispo County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Brian Barden - Baseball player, Chaunté Lowe - High jumper.
Hospitals/medical centers in Templeton:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Templeton:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Templeton:
See full list of schools located in Templeton, School District: TEMPLETON UNIFIED
Private elementary/middle schools in Templeton:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.21. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 7.59. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Templeton and their reported violations in the past:HWY 101 NORTH REST STOP-CT MAINT (DIST) (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HWY 101 SOUTH REST STOP-CT MAINT (DIST) (Population served: 1000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ALMIRA WATER ASSOCIATION (Address: 171 Waterfall Ln , Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.8%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 10.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 24.6% for other race residents, 6.4% 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)
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
Templeton compared to California state average:
Banks with branches in Templeton (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Templeton CDP (based on San Luis Obispo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.42%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 60
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
Number of full-service restaurants: 288
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.77% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,088 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($227 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,406 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($311 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Templeton)
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Templeton)
FAA Registered Aircraft:30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Templeton, CA
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Total of 21 patent applications in 2008-2014.