Volta, California

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Population in 2010: 246.
Males: 114  (46.6%)
Females: 132  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  47.2 years
California median age:  36.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $41,997
Volta:

$41,997
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $18,659

Volta CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $210,100
Volta:

$210,100
CA:

$449,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $256,767; Detached houses: $264,342; Townhouses or other attached units: $203,886; In 2-unit structures: $258,696; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $384,091; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $423,450; Mobile homes: $125,492; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $51,299
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  • Races in Volta, CA (2010)

    Volta races chart
    • 13253.7%Hispanic
    • 10442.3%White alone
    • 41.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 31.2%Black alone
    • 20.8%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Volta: 91.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (49.2%), Portuguese (21.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 103 feet

For population 25 years and over in Volta:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Volta CDP:

  • Never married: 32.7%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

8 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe).

This place:

4.6%
California:

27.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Merced, CA (28.5 miles , pop. 63,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (54.1 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (252.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Los Banos, CA (2.3 miles ), Gustine, CA (3.4 miles ), Newman, CA (4.0 miles ), Dos Palos Y, CA (4.0 miles ), Stevinson, CA (4.1 miles ), South Dos Palos, CA (4.2 miles ), Dos Palos, CA (4.2 miles ), Hilmar-Irwin, CA (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 37.10 N, Longitude: 120.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

Volta household income distribution Volta home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.2%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (45%)
  • Utilities (34%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (45%)
  • Management occupations (34%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

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

Earthquake activity:

Volta-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 810% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 129.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Volta center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 151.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 183.4 miles away from Volta center
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 69.9 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Merced County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Volta:

  • LOS BANOS NURSING AND REHABILITA (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; LOS BANOS, CA)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL LOS BANOS Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; LOS BANOS, CA)
  • NEW BETHANY SKILLED NURSING (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LOS BANOS, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Volta:

  • Merced College (about 30 miles; Merced, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 30 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • University of California-Merced (about 34 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Gavilan College (about 37 miles; Gilroy, CA; FT enrollment: 3,327)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 39 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • Evergreen Valley College (about 49 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,539)
  • Hartnell College (about 51 miles; Salinas, CA; FT enrollment: 5,506)

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Merced County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
()
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
California average:

15.4

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Volta CDP (based on Merced County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,00518
Evangelical Protestant26,640124
Other5,88423
Mainline Protestant3,67318
Black Protestant1,0878
Orthodox641
None116,440-
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: 58
Merced County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 26
Merced County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Merced County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Merced County:

29.5%
California:

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

17.8%
State:

17.9%

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($163 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  1.22% ($33,402 average AGI)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.68% ($36,424)
from Fresno County, CA  0.30% ($28,664)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($147 average AGI)
Merced County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Stanislaus County, CA  1.32% ($33,252 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.53% ($38,759)
to Fresno County, CA  0.33% ($32,746)

Strongest AM radio stations in Volta:

  • KLBS (1330 AM; 5 kW; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: ETHNIC RADIO OF LOS BANOS, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTIQ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Volta:

  • KQLB (106.9 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: VLB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSKD (95.9 FM; LIVINGSTON, CA; Owner: KSKD, INC)
  • KHRI (90.7 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • K211DG (90.1 FM; FIREBAUGH, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K265DG (100.9 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K206BQ (89.1 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Volta:

  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • QUINTO SW STATION, Quinto Swt Station, 5.88 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 37.120111 Lon: -121.069167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQUI812
    Assigned Frequencies: 11627.5 MHzGrant Date: 07/21/2014, Expiration Date: 07/21/2024, Certifier: Loren E LemonsRegistrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, 487 West Shaw Avenue Bldg B, Fresno, CA 93704, Phone: (559) 263-7479, Fax: (559) 263-5899, Email:

Volta compared to California state average:

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