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Median resident age:  42.1 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 93908

Estimated median household income in 2012: $107,424 (it was $89,300 in 2000)
Toro:

$107,424
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $50,541

Toro CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $532,623 (it was $426,500 in 2000)
Toro:

$532,623
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,093,420; Detached houses: $1,114,978; Townhouses or other attached units: $740,204; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $447,161; Mobile homes: $72,664; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $614,847

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Toro races chart
  • White alone - 8,688 (83.3%)
  • Hispanic - 757 (7.3%)
  • Asian alone - 574 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 281 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 68 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 31 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.07%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Toro: 249.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Toro CCD:  0.7% ($2,835)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Salinas, CA (7.7 miles , pop. 151,060).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (51.0 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (254.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Spreckels, CA (2.0 miles ), Carmel Valley Village, CA (2.7 miles ), Salinas, CA (2.8 miles ), Del Rey Oaks, CA (2.8 miles ), Seaside, CA (2.8 miles ), Boronda, CA (2.9 miles ), Marina, CA (3.0 miles ), Sand City, CA (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.58 N, Longitude: 121.70 W

Toro household income distribution Toro home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Toro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 2406% 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 36.8 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 81.5 miles away from Toro 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 75.1 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 50.1 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 34.3 miles away from Toro 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 80.2 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 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).

Hospitals/medical centers near Toro:

  • ALLIANCE HOME HEALTH, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • VNA INTERMITTENT CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SALINAS, CA)
  • SALINAS DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; SALINAS, CA)

Amtrak stations near Toro:

  • 8 miles: SALINAS (11 STATION PLACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: 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.
  • 11 miles: MONTEREY TRANSIT PLAZA (MONTEREY, PEARL & TYLER STS.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toro:

  • Hartnell College (about 7 miles; Salinas, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,152)
  • California State University-Monterey Bay (about 8 miles; Seaside, CA; FT enrollment: 4,115)
  • Monterey Peninsula College (about 11 miles; Monterey, CA; FT enrollment: 2,373)
  • Gavilan College (about 28 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 2,093)
  • Cabrillo College (about 32 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 4,785)
  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 34 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; FT enrollment: 16,254)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 50 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 2,895)

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Notable locations in Toro: Morgan Winery (A), Corral de Tierra Country Club (B), Lincoln School (C), Guidotti Ranch (D), Bingamin Ranch (E), Salinas Rural Fire Protection District Station 1 Toro Station (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Toro Park Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: El Toro Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Harper Creek (A), Watson Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Toro include: Hilltown Ferry State Historic Landmark (1), Keltron Park (2), Toro Regional Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Monterey 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
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.9. This is better than average.
City:

23.9
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.404. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.404
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.46
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

25.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 5.60. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

5.60
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  69.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

14.2%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

1.1%
Whole state:

6.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Toro, CA


7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Toro compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Toro CCD (based on Monterey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.95%
Here45.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchJewish
Adherents77.0%3.0%2.5%2.0%1.8%
Congregations10.6%8.8%4.2%6.5%1.4%
NameAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPentecostal Church of GodUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.4%1.2%7.7%
Congregations8.8%3.7%4.6%4.2%47.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

2.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monterey County:

21.8%
California:

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

18.4%
State:

17.9%

6.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($59,504 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
California average:

5.75%

0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,930 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.24%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Santa Cruz County, CA  0.43% ($38,459 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.34% ($81,066)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.28% ($53,520)


8.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,373 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.48%
California average:

6.27%

0.27% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,412 average AGI)
Monterey County:

0.27%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.50% ($61,425 average AGI)
to Santa Cruz County, CA  0.42% ($42,670)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($37,498)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toro:

  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KDBV (980 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KKMC (880 AM; 10 kW; GONZALES, CA; Owner: MONTEREY COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KION (1460 AM; 10 kW; SALINAS, CA)
  • KTOM (1380 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTGE (1570 AM; 5 kW; SALINAS, CA; Owner: WOLFHOUSE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KMBX (700 AM; 10 kW; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KIDD (630 AM; 1 kW; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KRML (1410 AM; 3 kW; CARMEL, CA; Owner: WISDOM BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toro:

  • K291AE (106.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPELTON 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.)
  • KOCN (105.1 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSES-FM (107.1 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBOQ (95.5 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: J & M BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJO (92.7 FM; MARINA, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCDU (101.7 FM; CARMEL, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAZU (90.3 FM; PACIFIC GROVE, CA; Owner: FOUNDATION OF CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, MONTEREY BAY)
  • 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.)
  • KMBY-FM (103.9 FM; SEASIDE, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KSEA (107.9 FM; GREENFIELD, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDU'AL RADIO NETWORK, INC)
  • K240AK (95.9 FM; SOLEDAD, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Toro:

  • KION-TV (Channel 46; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K53DT (Channel 53; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KSBW (Channel 8; SALINAS, CA; Owner: HEARST-ARGYLE STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBA (Channel 35; SALINAS, CA; Owner: SEAL ROCK BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • KMMD-CA (Channel 3; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KCAH (Channel 25; WATSONVILLE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • K29AB (Channel 29; MONTEREY, ETC., CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUV-LP (Channel 23; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SAINTE PARTNERS II, L.P.)
  • KSMS-TV (Channel 67; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K15CU (Channel 15; SALINAS, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LIC. CORP.)
  • K42DT (Channel 42; COALINGA, CA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • K56AA (Channel 56; SALINAS, CA; Owner: MONTEREY CNTY SUPER. OF SCHOOLS)
  • KMCE-LP (Channel 43; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: SCOTTS VALLEY GROUP, INC. d/b as MARCOM)


Toro on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Postsecondary teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 (93908) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #101 (93908) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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