Toro Canyon, California

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Population in 2010: 1,508. Population change since 2000: -11.1%
Males: 647  (43.0%)
Females: 861  (57.0%)
Median resident age:  50.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93013.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $103,359 (it was $68,789 in 2000)
Toro Canyon:

$103,359
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $60,792 (it was $45,967 in 2000)

Toro Canyon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $849,296 (it was $665,700 in 2000)
Toro Canyon:

$849,296
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $916,107; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $675,028; Mobile homes: $268,754

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,240.

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Toro Canyon races chart
  • White alone - 1,175 (77.9%)
  • Hispanic - 293 (19.4%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

Races in Toro Canyon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Toro Canyon: 121.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.1%), Irish (13.4%), German (12.9%), French (6.4%), Scottish (5.1%), Italian (3.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 48 feet

Land area: 3.63 square miles.

Population density: 416 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Toro Canyon,CA real estate house value index trend

Toro Canyon, California map

For population 25 years and over in Toro Canyon:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toro Canyon CDP:

  • Never married: 20.1%
  • Now married: 66.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

178 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe).

This place:  12.3%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,875 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,475 (0.4%)

Toro Canyon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Barbara, CA (8.6 miles , pop. 92,325).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (71.6 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (71.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Summerland, CA (1.4 miles ), Carpinteria Valley, CA (1.4 miles ), Carpinteria, CA (1.7 miles ), Montecito, CA (2.0 miles ), Santa Barbara, CA (2.9 miles ), Mission Canyon, CA (3.0 miles ), Goleta, CA (3.8 miles ), Oak View, CA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.42 N, Longitude: 119.56 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 805

Toro Canyon household income distribution Toro Canyon home values distribution

Property values in Toro Canyon, CA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (25%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Art and design workers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

Work and jobs in Toro Canyon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Toro Canyon, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Toro Canyon-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 690% 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 51.4 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Toro Canyon center
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 173.9 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 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 178.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 313.3 miles away from Toro Canyon center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 59.3 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Barbara County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Fires: 9, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Toro Canyon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Toro Canyon:

  • CASA DORINDA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE AND HOSPICE CARE OF SANTA BARBARA (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • ASSISTED HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • FOREMOST HOME CARE OF CALIFORNIA, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)
  • SANTA BARBARA COTTAGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SANTA BARBARA, CA)

Amtrak stations near Toro Canyon:

  • 3 miles: CARPINTERIA (5TH ST. & LINDEN AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 8 miles: SANTA BARBARA (209 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: GOLETA (S. LA PATERA LN.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toro Canyon:

  • Santa Barbara City College (about 8 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,568)
  • University of California-Santa Barbara (about 17 miles; Santa Barbara, CA; FT enrollment: 22,806)
  • Ventura College (about 22 miles; Ventura, CA; FT enrollment: 8,460)
  • Oxnard College (about 30 miles; Oxnard, CA; FT enrollment: 3,879)
  • California State University-Channel Islands (about 35 miles; Camarillo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,163)
  • California Lutheran University (about 42 miles; Thousand Oaks, CA; FT enrollment: 4,103)
  • Moorpark College (about 43 miles; Moorpark, CA; FT enrollment: 9,338)

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Notable location: Santa Barbara Polo Grounds (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Reservoir: Buell Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Garrapata Creek (A), Toro Canyon Creek (B), Arroyo Paredon (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Toro Canyon: Fleischmann Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Santa Barbara County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 98.7. This is worse than average.

City:

98.7
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.244. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.244
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.42
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.00. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.00
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.54. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.54
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.1%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 1.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 60.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Toro Canyon compared to California state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Toro Canyon travel time to work - commute Toro Canyon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Toro Canyon CDP (based on Santa Barbara County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.80%
Here: 55.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents74.0%3.5%2.5%2.1%1.7%
Congregations7.9%1.7%6.6%4.8%3.1%
NameInternational Church of the Foursquare GospelAssemblies of GodBaptist General ConferenceUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents1.6%1.5%1.2%1.2%10.7%
Congregations5.2%5.2%2.2%3.5%59.8%
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: 105
Santa Barbara County:

2.61 / 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): 30
Santa Barbara County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 74
Santa Barbara County:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 388
Here:

9.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Santa Barbara County:

22.2%
California:

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

18.3%
State:

17.9%

5.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200558,474 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
California average:

5.75%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries($1,128 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.28%
California average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.75% ($76,761 average AGI)
from Ventura County, CA  0.53% ($41,749)
from San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.51% ($83,550)


7.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200649,083 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.45%
California average:

6.27%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries($876 average AGI)
Santa Barbara County:

0.17%
California average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Ventura County, CA  0.76% ($53,894 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.71% ($47,601)
to San Luis Obispo County, CA  0.53% ($46,870)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toro Canyon:

  • KTMS (990 AM; 5 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBKO (1490 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTLK (1340 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEYT (1250 AM; 3 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: SMITH BROADCASTING OF SANTA BARBARA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZBN (1290 AM; 1 kW; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ROTIJEFCO, INC.)
  • KOXR (910 AM; 5 kW; OXNARD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toro Canyon:

  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KTYD (99.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K210CH (89.9 FM; OAK VIEW, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSBX (89.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: KCBX, INC.)
  • KJEE (92.9 FM; MONTECITO, CA; Owner: MONTECITO, FM, INC)
  • K218CP (91.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFAC (88.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KDB (93.7 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: PACIFIC BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSB (106.3 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KSBL (101.7 FM; CARPINTERIA, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KCAQ (104.7 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KOCP (95.9 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KRAZ (105.9 FM; SANTA YNEZ, CA; Owner: KNIGHT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRUZ (103.3 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KFYV (105.5 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KSPE-FM (94.5 FM; ELLWOOD, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KMGQ (97.5 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K271AC (102.1 FM; OJAI, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCSB-FM (91.9 FM; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K295AH (106.9 FM; GOLETA, CA; Owner: THE ASSOC., FOR COMMUNITY EDUC., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Toro Canyon:

  • KVMM-CA (Channel 41; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KJLA (Channel 57; VENTURA, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)
  • KSBT-LP (Channel 32; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ARNOLD N. APPLEBAUM)
  • K49EK (Channel 49; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K46GC (Channel 46; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: PENNY DRUCKER)
  • K08MP (Channel 8; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: MELISSA HARNETT)
  • KTSB-LP (Channel 43; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBAB-LP (Channel 51; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: BILTMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K59CD (Channel 59; SANTA BARBARA, CA; Owner: NVG-SANTA BARBARA II, LLC)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$605,3158$632,2761$275,0402$919,6651$99,320
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$607,9100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$201,3903$1,245,2430$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$624,7200$01$389,2600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0017.01

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Toro Canyon on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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