Weedpatch, California

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Population in 2010: 2,658. Population change since 2000: -2.5%
Males: 1,245  (46.9%)
Females: 1,413  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  24.1 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93241.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,526 (it was $19,838 in 2000)
Weedpatch:

$27,526
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,793 (it was $7,655 in 2000)

Weedpatch CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $66,212 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Weedpatch:

$66,212
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $77,234; Detached houses: $84,675; Mobile homes: $22,259

Median gross rent in 2013: $624.

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  • Races in Weedpatch, CA (2010)

    Weedpatch races chart
    • 2,48493.5%Hispanic
    • 1505.6%White alone
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 60.2%Two or more races
    • 30.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Black alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Weedpatch: 87.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (1.8%), Irish (1.4%), United States (1.3%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

Population density: 869 people per square mile   (low).

Weedpatch,CA real estate house value index trend

Weedpatch, California map

For population 25 years and over in Weedpatch:

  • High school or higher: 28.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 21.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Weedpatch CDP:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

1,006 residents are foreign born (40.7% Latin America).

This place:

41.3%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $952 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $974 (2.2%)

Weedpatch satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (10.4 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (85.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lamont, CA (1.2 miles ), Fuller Acres, CA (2.0 miles ), Edmundson Acres, CA (2.3 miles ), Arvin, CA (2.3 miles ), Mayfair, CA (2.6 miles ), Greenfield-Panama, CA (3.1 miles ), Bakersfield, CA (3.2 miles ), Mettler, CA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 35.24 N, Longitude: 118.92 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 661

Weedpatch household income distribution Weedpatch home values distribution

Property values in Weedpatch, CA

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (65%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (46%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (65%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (2%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (43%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Weedpatch, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Weedpatch-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 733% 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 17.4 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 121.9 miles away from Weedpatch 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 154.0 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 149.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from Weedpatch 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 77.5 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 Kern County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Fires: 9, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Weedpatch topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Weedpatch:

  • EVERGREEN ARVIN HEALTHCARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ARVIN, CA)
  • TOWN AND COUNTRY ICF (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • PARKVIEW JULIAN CONVALESCENT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • SHADY MANOR CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • RIVERSIDE COTTAGE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • CAL-MED HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • KERN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)

Amtrak station near Weedpatch:

  • 11 miles: BAKERSFIELD (1501 F ST.) . 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Weedpatch:

  • Bakersfield College (about 13 miles; Bakersfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 14 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Taft College (about 32 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Porterville College (about 57 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 57 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)
  • College of the Canyons (about 62 miles; Santa Clarita, CA; FT enrollment: 11,307)
  • Moorpark College (about 66 miles; Moorpark, CA; FT enrollment: 9,338)

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Kern 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 140. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

140
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.365. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.365
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 44.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 0.00399. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00399
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 46.8%
(6.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.6% for American Indian residents, 52.9% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.7%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Weedpatch compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

27.5
California average:

15.4

Weedpatch travel time to work - commute Weedpatch mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • No fuel used (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Weedpatch CDP (based on Kern County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic245,83630
Evangelical Protestant114,724436
Other30,68783
Mainline Protestant7,45938
Black Protestant4,02625
Orthodox4503
None436,449-
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: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Kern County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Here:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
California:

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

15.9%
State:

17.9%

4.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,402 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
California average:

5.03%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($715 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.07%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.95% ($35,127 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.21% ($34,469)
from San Diego County, CA  0.16% ($30,651)


4.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,496 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
California average:

5.12%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.08%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.83% ($36,085 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.17% ($31,995)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($39,032)

Strongest AM radio stations in Weedpatch:

  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KMAP (1050 AM; 10 kW; FRAZIER PARK, CA; Owner: KMAP, INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KAFY (1100 AM; 4 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: KAFY, INC.)
  • KDFO (800 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KERN (1410 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBID (1350 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KGEO (1230 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Weedpatch:

  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPSL-FM (92.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KKZQ (100.1 FM; TEHACHAPI, CA; Owner: HIGH DESERT BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KRAB (106.1 FM; GREENACRES, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KKXX-FM (96.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KPRX (89.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLLY (95.3 FM; OILDALE, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY B/CTING CORP. OF CALIFORNIA)
  • K254AH (98.7 FM; ISLA VISTA, CA; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KDFO-FM (98.5 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKDJ (105.3 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)

TV broadcast stations around Weedpatch:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K08MM (Channel 8; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K25FT (Channel 25; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KJOI-LP (Channel 34; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • K67FS (Channel 67; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • K50CL (Channel 50; McKITTRICK, CA; Owner: KERN EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KGET-TV (Channel 17; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KPMC-LP (Channel 42; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTFB-CA (Channel 4; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BAKERSFIELD LLC)
  • KUVI (Channel 45; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: KUVI LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$89,0272$79,8607$109,4331$53,6401$95,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$53,0400$02$175,3850$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$010$91,3092$99,4451$74,130
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$54,2401$43,3904$105,9251$44,6001$71,720
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$59,0601$53,0402$141,0300$01$72,930
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0064.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$78,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0064.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Service Call: 1

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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous manufacturing"
  • #73 (93241) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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