Vista Santa Rosa, California

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Population in 2010: 2,926.
Males: 1,595  (54.5%)
Females: 1,331  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

35.1 years
California median age:

36.5 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,944
Vista Santa Rosa:

$63,944
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,186

Vista Santa Rosa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $352,700
Vista Santa Rosa:

$352,700
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $476,320; detached houses: $605,164; mobile homes: $82,386

Median gross rent in 2017: $956.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vista Santa Rosa: 72.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.4%
(19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.7% for American Indian residents, 22.8% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Vista Santa Rosa, CA (2010)
    • 2,48785.0%Hispanic
    • 31210.7%White alone
    • 873.0%American Indian alone
    • 270.9%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 30.1%Black alone

Races in Vista Santa Rosa detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

889 residents are foreign born (26.0% Latin America).

This place:

26.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,969 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,431 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coachella Valley, CA (3.7 miles , pop. 118,932).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (71.3 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (79.6 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Coachella Valley, CA (1.9 miles ),
Coachella, CA (2.1 miles ),
Thermal, CA (2.1 miles ),
La Quinta, CA (2.4 miles ),
Indio, CA (2.5 miles ),
Bermuda Dunes, CA (3.0 miles ),
Mecca, CA (3.0 miles ),
Indian Wells, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.63 N, Longitude: 116.22 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Distribution of median household income in Vista Santa Rosa, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Vista Santa Rosa, CA in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
California:

4.6%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 167. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

167
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.174. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.174
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.74. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.74
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 40.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 41.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Vista Santa Rosa-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 678% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 42.5 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 62.6 miles away from Vista Santa Rosa center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 41.1 miles away from Vista Santa Rosa center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from Vista Santa Rosa center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from Vista Santa Rosa center
On 10/15/1979 at 23:16:54, a magnitude 7.0 (5.7 MB, 6.9 MS, 7.0 ML, 6.4 MW) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from Vista Santa Rosa 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 Riverside County (43) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 22, Floods: 18, Storms: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Earthquake: 1, Flash Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Vista Santa Rosa:

  • KIDNEY INSTITUTE OF THE DESERT (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; INDIO, CA)
  • LA QUINTA KIDNEY CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LA QUINTA, CA)
  • COUNTRY VILLA RANCHO MIRAGE HEALTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RANCHO MIRAGE, CA)
  • MONTEREY PALMS HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PALM DESERT, CA)

Amtrak stations near Vista Santa Rosa:

  • 7 miles: INDIO (45995 MONROE ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 12 miles: PALM DESERT (MONTEREY AVE. & SAN GORGONIO WAY) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vista Santa Rosa:

  • College of the Desert (about 13 miles; Palm Desert, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,686)
  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 46 miles; San Jacinto, CA; FT enrollment: 8,426)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 59 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 60 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of Redlands (about 63 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • California State University-San Marcos (about 65 miles; San Marcos, CA; FT enrollment: 8,070)
  • Palomar College (about 65 miles; San Marcos, CA; FT enrollment: 15,037)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Vista Santa Rosa: Torres (A), Early Indian Fish Traps (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Coachella Valley Cemetery (1), Toro Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Riverside County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

87.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.2%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Vista Santa Rosa:

Marital status in Vista Santa Rosa, CA
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Vista Santa Rosa:

  • High school or higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.7
California average:

15.0

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Vista Santa Rosa
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Vista Santa Rosa, CA (based on Riverside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic602,76551
Evangelical Protestant240,306741
Other77,581194
Mainline Protestant29,535103
Black Protestant19,17040
Orthodox3,64711
None1,216,637-
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: 330
This county:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 91
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 311
Riverside County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,125
Here:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Riverside County:

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
California:

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

15.2%
California:

17.9%

6.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,010 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($452 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from San Bernardino County, CA  1.31% ($51,234 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.23% ($57,313)
from Orange County, CA  1.00% ($64,976)


5.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,625 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($480 average AGI)
Riverside County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to San Bernardino County, CA  1.11% ($44,347 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.77% ($46,622)
to Orange County, CA  0.71% ($58,801)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vista Santa Rosa:

  • KNWZ (970 AM; 5 kW; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNWQ (1140 AM; 10 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KESQ (1400 AM; 1 kW; INDIO, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST CO.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCMJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPSI (920 AM; 5 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KXPS (1010 AM; 4 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vista Santa Rosa:

  • KCLB-FM (93.7 FM; COACHELLA, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRCK-FM (97.7 FM; MECCA, CA; Owner: PLAYA DEL SOL BROADCASTERS)
  • KCRI (89.3 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KJJZ (102.3 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: R M BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KUNA-FM (96.7 FM; LA QUINTA, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLVJ (100.1 FM; JULIAN, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKUU (92.7 FM; INDIO, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPSC (88.5 FM; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KYOR (106.9 FM; YUCCA VALLEY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZAL (105.5 FM; DESERT CENTER, CA; Owner: WORLDWIDE MULTI-MEDIA B/C CO.)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KLOB (94.7 FM; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K280CV (103.9 FM; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KEZN (103.1 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Vista Santa Rosa:

  • KESQ-TV (Channel 42; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • K19DH (Channel 19; INDIO, CA; Owner: DESERT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYAV-LP (Channel 12; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JDF INVESTMENT CO. LLC)
Vista Santa Rosa fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Vista Santa Rosa fatal accident list:

Oct 2, 2016 05:40 AM, Cr-Harrison Street, Lat: 33.637633, Lon: -116.181217, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 2014 12:09 AM, Cr-Harrison St, Cr-60th Ave, Lat: 33.612906, Lon: -116.181239, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 30, 2012 07:15 PM, Cr-Jackson St, 64th Ave, Lat: 33.583819, Lon: -116.216189, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 3, 2011 06:43 PM, Jackson St, Lat: 33.653519, Lon: -116.216569, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 14, 2010 08:12 PM, Jackson St, 53rd Ave, Lat: 33.663800, Lon: -116.216481, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Mar 15, 2007 11:15 PM, Sr-86, Lat: 33.635211, Lon: -116.181208, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
Apr 14, 2006 10:52 AM, Jackson St, 62nd Ave, Lat: 33.598310, Lon: -116.216060, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vista Santa Rosa, CA
  • 72.2%Electricity
  • 10.3%No fuel used
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Other fuel
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vista Santa Rosa, CA
  • 73.2%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 3.2%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Vista Santa Rosa compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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