Westminster, California

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Population in 2017: 91,564 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 42,985  (46.9%)
Females: 48,579  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92683.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,938 (it was $49,450 in 2000)
Westminster:

$57,938
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,231 (it was $18,218 in 2000)

Westminster city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $600,100 (it was $215,900 in 2000)
Westminster:

$600,100
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $584,222; detached houses: $670,714; townhouses or other attached units: $485,381; in 2-unit structures: $788,976; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $408,478; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $371,076; mobile homes: $71,154

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,601.

March 2019 cost of living index in Westminster: 89.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.1% for Black residents, 19.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.2% for American Indian residents, 0.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.6% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Westminster, CA (2017)
    • 46,16449.8%Asian alone
    • 22,12323.8%White alone
    • 22,03923.8%Hispanic
    • 2,5932.8%Two or more races
    • 8400.9%Black alone
    • 3340.4%American Indian alone
    • 1400.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 330.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 90 registered sex offenders living in Westminster, California as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Westminster is 1,031 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Westminster by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(3.3)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.2)
3
(3.3)
2
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(2.2)
1
(1.1)
2
(2.2)
4
(4.4)
2
(2.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(15.5)
20
(22.1)
22
(24.5)
11
(12.4)
14
(15.7)
17
(19.0)
11
(12.1)
9
(9.8)
13
(14.1)
20
(21.7)
22
(23.7)
31
(33.5)
23
(25.0)
26
(28.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
96
(106.1)
117
(129.5)
124
(138.2)
98
(110.4)
93
(104.4)
102
(113.8)
79
(87.0)
88
(95.7)
84
(91.4)
74
(80.2)
118
(127.4)
96
(103.7)
132
(143.7)
117
(127.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
238
(263.1)
176
(194.8)
207
(230.8)
128
(144.3)
158
(177.4)
138
(154.0)
155
(170.8)
185
(201.3)
186
(202.4)
98
(106.3)
162
(174.9)
180
(194.4)
122
(132.8)
141
(153.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
561
(620.2)
509
(563.5)
533
(594.2)
509
(573.7)
406
(455.9)
419
(467.6)
409
(450.7)
466
(507.0)
420
(457.1)
381
(413.2)
502
(541.9)
529
(571.4)
443
(482.2)
425
(462.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,769
(1,956)
1,664
(1,842)
1,766
(1,969)
1,782
(2,008)
1,701
(1,910)
1,848
(2,062)
1,815
(2,000)
2,086
(2,270)
1,720
(1,872)
1,534
(1,663)
2,123
(2,292)
1,854
(2,003)
1,987
(2,163)
1,739
(1,894)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
536
(592.6)
421
(466.1)
358
(399.1)
343
(386.6)
224
(251.5)
272
(303.6)
280
(308.5)
323
(351.4)
336
(365.7)
295
(319.9)
325
(350.8)
337
(364.0)
395
(430.0)
269
(293.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
27
(29.9)
23
(25.5)
25
(27.9)
12
(13.5)
9
(10.1)
10
(11.2)
4
(4.4)
7
(7.6)
8
(8.7)
10
(10.8)
6
(6.5)
7
(7.6)
14
(15.2)
8
(8.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)272.5248.2264.0225.6207.8224.1212.8235.6215.4188.1252.0250.3253.1227.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Westminster, CA

Crime rate in Westminster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 118 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.86
California average:

1.99
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Westminster, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: American (2.2%), German (1.8%), English (1.6%), Italian (1.4%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 35 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 9,056 people per square mile   (high).

Westminster, California map

42,130 residents are foreign born (28.4% Asia, 9.6% Latin America).

This city:

45.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,621 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,132 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Coast, CA (2.7 miles , pop. 363,603).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (31.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Midway City, CA (0.8 miles ),
North Coast, CA (1.6 miles ),
Garden Grove, CA (1.6 miles ),
Stanton, CA (1.9 miles ),
Fountain Valley, CA (1.9 miles ),
Huntington Beach, CA (2.0 miles ),
Sunset Beach, CA (2.2 miles ),
Seal Beach, CA (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.75 N, Longitude: 117.99 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -16,735 (-18.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,353 (17.1%)

Area code: 714

Distribution of median household income in Westminster, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Westminster, CA in 2017
Westminster satellite photo by USGS

Westminster tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Westminster, CA
Historical housing units in Westminster, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +8,788 (+11.1%).
Most common industries in Westminster, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.0%)
  • Construction (5.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (10.6%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Westminster, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Personal appearance workers (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Computer specialists (3.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Personal appearance workers (10.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in Westminster, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Westminster, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.353. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.353
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.699. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.699
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.5
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 0.00274. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00274
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Westminster-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 701% 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 103.7 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 89.0 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 103.7 miles away from Westminster center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 191.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 32.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 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 Orange County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Westminster topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Westminster:

  • COORDINATED HOSPICE (13800 ARIZONA ST, SUITE 204)
  • MAGNOLIA OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTER (14571 MAGNOLIA ST, #107)
  • VENCOR HOSPITAL-ORANGE COUNTY (200 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • EXTENDED CARE HOSP WESTMINSTER (206 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • MISSION PALMS HEALTHCARE CENTER (240 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • STANLEY HEALTHCARE CENTER (14102 SPRINGDALE STREET)
  • RAI-GOLDENWEST-WESTMINSTER (15330 GOLDENWEST STREET)
  • RAI-HOSPITAL CIRCLE-WESTMINSTER (290 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • WESTMINSTER SOUTH DIALYSIS (14014 MAGNOLIA ST.)
  • 247 HOME CARE (9039 BOLSA AVE, SUITE 210)

Heliports located in Westminster:

Amtrak stations near Westminster:

  • 8 miles: ANAHEIM (2150 KATELLA AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully 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.
  • 8 miles: SANTA ANA (1000 E. SANTA ANA BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: FULLERTON (120 E. SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Westminster:

  • Asian American International Beauty College (Full-time enrollment: 129; Location: 7871 Westminster Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aabeautycollege.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westminster:

  • Golden West College (about 2 miles; Huntington Beach, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,358)
  • Trident University International (about 5 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 5,974)
  • Cypress College (about 6 miles; Cypress, CA; FT enrollment: 8,732)
  • Santa Ana College (about 7 miles; Santa Ana, CA; FT enrollment: 11,756)
  • West Coast University-Orange County (about 7 miles; Anaheim, CA; FT enrollment: 2,464)
  • California State University-Long Beach (about 8 miles; Long Beach, CA; FT enrollment: 28,287)
  • Orange Coast College (about 8 miles; Costa Mesa, CA; FT enrollment: 12,918)

Public high schools in Westminster:

  • WESTMINSTER HIGH (Students: 1,880, Location: 14325 GOLDENW. ST., Grades: 9-12)
  • LA QUINTA HIGH (Students: 1,395, Location: 10372 MCFADDEN ST., Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Westminster:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 46, Location: 10101 CUNNINGHAM AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • WESTMINSTER BIBLE ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 9421 ENGLAND AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Westminster:

Private elementary/middle schools in Westminster:

  • BLESSED SACRAMENT CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 311, Location: 14146 OLIVE ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 82, Location: 13431 EDWARDS ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Westminster

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Westminster: Westminster Branch Orange County Public Library (A), Westminster City Hall (B), Orange County Fire Authority Station 64 (C), Orange County Fire Authority Station 66 (D), Orange County Fire Authority Station 65 (E), Orange County Fire Authority Station 25 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westminster Gateway Shopping Center (1), The Pavillion Shopping Center (2), Westminster Mall Shopping Center (3), Westminster Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Westminster include: Garden Grove Church of God (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Korean Christian Reformed Church (E), Mid-Cities Baptist Church (F), Vietnamese Full Gospel Church (G), Westminster Foursquare Church (H), Friends Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Westminster Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Westminster include: Blakey Park (1), Oasis Park (2), Vietnam War Memorial Park (3), Siger Park (4), Golden West Park (5), Bolsa Chica Park (6), Buckingham Park (7), Heritage Park (8), Indian Village Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: B-MEN: Beach Men Enjoying Naturism (Recreation Areas; PO Box 43), American Carousel Amusement LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1025 Westminster Mall), 5 Oceans Tours (9200 Bolsa Avenue Suite 201).

Hotel: Best Western Westminster Inn (5755 Westminster Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Nam Phan - Martial artist, Albert Jesse Bowley, Sr. - General, Alex Burnett - Baseball player, Deen Castronovo - Rock drummer, Geoff Zanelli - Film score composer, Gerald Laird - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Texas Rangers, born: Nov 13, 1979), Jeromy Burnitz - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Chicago Cubs, born: Apr 15, 1969), Mark Eaton (basketball) - Basketball player, Mike Burns - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Houston Astros, born: Jul 14, 1978), Paul Caligiuri - Professional soccer player.

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

3.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Westminster in 2010:

  • 267 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 107 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 92 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Westminster in 2000:

  • 203 people in nursing homes
  • 187 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 102 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 51 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in Westminster (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Little Saigon Branch, Westminster Pavilions Branch, Westminster Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Westminster Branch at 535 Westminster Mall, branch established on 1974/08/06; Westminster - Brookhurst Branch at 15555 Brookhurst Street, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 6951 Bolsa Ave Branch at 6951 Bolsa Ave, branch established on 1889/01/01; Westminster/Beach Branch at 14011 Beach Boulevard, branch established on 1957/11/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • East West Bank: Westminster Branch at 9731 Bolsa Avenue, branch established on 2009/11/06; Westminster Branch at 9032 Bolsa Ave, branch established on 1988/06/30. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Bolsa And Magnolia Branch at 8850 Bolsa Avenue, branch established on 1962/09/05; Westminster Branch at 6791 Westminster Avenue, branch established on 1959/05/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • First Bank: Westminster Branch at 8251 Westminster Avenue, branch established on 1979/11/12. Info updated 2007/12/04: Bank assets: $6,579.8 mil, Deposits: $5,800.6 mil, headquarters in Creve Coeur, MO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 148 total offices, Holding Company: First Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Westminster Branch at 7751 Westminster Avenue, branch established on 1961/02/27. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Cathay Bank: Westminster Branch at 9121 Bolsa Avenue, branch established on 1988/06/14. Info updated 2010/12/08: Bank assets: $10,628.9 mil, Deposits: $7,249.8 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 52 total offices, Holding Company: Cathay General Bancorp
  • GBC International Bank: Westminster Branch at 9113 Bolsa Avenue, branch established on 1983/06/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $425.7 mil, Deposits: $378.3 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Gbc Holdings, Inc.
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Westminster:

Marital status in Westminster, CA
  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Westminster:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.1
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Westminster
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Westminster:

(Westminster, California Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Westminster, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
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: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
Orange County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Orange County:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

18.5%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Orange County:

16.4%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Westminster:

51.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Westminster:

47.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Westminster:

27.1
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Westminster:

19.2%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Westminster:

15.8%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.4%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Westminster:

55.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.7%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Westminster, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 87$793,265$109,4162$2,451
Police - Other 31$187,834$72,71028$26,203
Water Supply 25$144,262$69,2460$0
Other Government Administration 18$123,845$82,5634$1,970
Streets and Highways 18$116,811$77,8740$0
Other and Unallocable 17$113,662$80,23213$16,689
Financial Administration 8$57,159$85,7390$0
Parks and Recreation 2$17,196$103,1766$8,504
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$15,137$90,8220$0
Welfare 2$10,718$64,30814$17,132
Judicial and Legal 1$17,882$214,5840$0
Health 1$5,482$65,7843$5,475
Totals for Government 212$1,603,253$90,75070$78,424

Westminster government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $52,974,000 ($578.55)
    Regular Highways: $4,410,000 ($48.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $931,000 ($10.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $390,000 ($4.26)
    Police Protection: $315,000 ($3.44)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $24,127,000 ($263.50)
    Water Utilities: $10,818,000 ($118.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,462,000 ($103.34)
    Central Staff Services: $3,514,000 ($38.38)
    Regular Highways: $3,480,000 ($38.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,409,000 ($37.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,857,000 ($31.20)
    Health - Other: $1,261,000 ($13.77)
    Housing and Community Development: $626,000 ($6.84)
    General - Other: $466,000 ($5.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,383,000 ($15.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $683,000 ($7.46)
    Water Utilities: $349,000 ($3.81)
    Central Staff Services: $103,000 ($1.12)
    Regular Highways: $50,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,803,000 ($216.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,628,000 ($50.54)

Westminster government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $6,228,000 ($68.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $387,000 ($4.23)
    Regular Highways: $61,000 ($0.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,464,000 ($15.99)
    Highways: $1,397,000 ($15.26)
    Other: $217,000 ($2.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,847,000 ($20.17)
    Fines and Forfeits: $842,000 ($9.20)
    Rents: $809,000 ($8.84)
    Donations From Private Sources: $361,000 ($3.94)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $14,806,000 ($161.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,570,000 ($17.15)
    Highways: $1,393,000 ($15.21)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($0.21)
  • Tax - Property: $46,411,000 ($506.87)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,144,000 ($132.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,241,000 ($68.16)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,205,000 ($13.16)
    Other Selective Sales: $593,000 ($6.48)
    Other License: $555,000 ($6.06)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $219,000 ($2.39)

Westminster government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,252,000 ($1640.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,314,000 ($1532.41)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,938,000 ($108.54)

Westminster government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,770,000 ($183.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,816,000 ($423.92)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $59,507,000 ($649.90)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)
Businesses in Westminster, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Lane Bryant1
7-Eleven9LensCrafters1
99 Cents Only Stores1Lowe's1
AT&T1Macy's1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
Albertsons1Motel 62
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity3
Ann Taylor1New York & Co1
AutoZone2Nike15
Avenue1Old Navy1
Baskin-Robbins2Outback1
Bath & Body Works1Outback Steakhouse1
Best Western2Pac Sun1
CVS1Panda Express1
Carl\s Jr.2Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Payless3
Cinnabon 1Penske1
Circle K1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Popeyes2
Discount Tire1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack3
El Pollo Loco1Rite Aid1
Express1Safeway1
FedEx4Sears2
Finish Line1Skechers USA1
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
Forever 211Sprint Nextel3
Fredericks Of Hollywood1Starbucks6
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile15
Gap1Taco Bell3
Gymboree1Target2
H&R Block2Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us1
Hot Topic1U-Haul4
IHOP1UPS2
JCPenney3Vans4
Jack In The Box2Victoria's Secret1
Jamba Juice2Vons1
Jones New York4Walgreens2
Journeys1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
Knights Inn1Wet Seal1
Kroger1

Strongest AM radio stations in Westminster:

  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNR (1480 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ANA, CA; Owner: LBI RADIO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KXMX (1190 AM; 25 kW; ANAHEIM, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westminster:

  • KDLE (103.1 FM; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAX-FM (97.9 FM; EAST LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLAX LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Westminster:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KCBS-TV (Channel 2; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Westminster fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 413ft / 126mTotal length
  • $12,527,000Total costs
  • 3,784,750Total average daily traffic
  • 169,850Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,443,735Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Westminster, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 351960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Westminster, CA
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED84$384,476310$309,8081,180$288,58458$215,8766$4,369,087130$303,9855$81,346
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$375,55074$290,673171$316,4138$45,0941$312,91025$288,3375$35,628
APPLICATIONS DENIED21$296,40891$274,028420$324,07621$125,7093$1,963,44370$296,86617$56,175
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$355,51162$298,859253$301,91120$144,5151$6,653,64032$264,9631$68,670
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$341,17729$282,45877$334,6113$180,1300$08$197,4300$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 20 tracts in Westminster, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$349,47112$383,507
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$368,3827$391,456
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$414,1771$482,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$308,7380$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$286,6000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westminster, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Westminster, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 110. The highest number of reported fires - 164 took place in 2005, and the least - 83 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Westminster, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (34.9%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Westminster, CA
    • 53834.9%Outside Fires
    • 50432.7%Structure Fires
    • 39825.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1016.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Westminster, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Westminster, California:

  • Best Western Westminster Inn, 5755 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (714) 898-4043
  • Motel 6, #1137, 13100 Goldenwest, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (714) 895-0042, Fax: (714) 894-3423
  • Days Inn-westminster, 5921 Westminster Ave, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (714) 895-7099
  • Travelodge-westminster, 13659 BCH Blvd, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (800) 432-6343
  • Quality Inn & Suites Westminster Seal Beach, 6601 Westminster Blvd, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (714) 898-5598, Fax: (714) 895-2140
  • The Hotel 39 Westminster CA, 15559 Beach Blvd, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (714) 895-5584, Fax: (714) 894-0530
  • America's Best Value Inn - Westminster / Huntington Beach, 15171 Beach Blvd, Westminster, California 92683 , Phone: (714) 891-7157, Fax: (714) 897-9382
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Westminster, California
Most common first names in Westminster, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John30471.9 years
Mary28076.8 years
Robert26369.2 years
William26172.0 years
James23769.8 years
Charles18671.9 years
Joseph16273.6 years
Margaret14378.1 years
George14074.0 years
Richard13567.4 years
Most common last names in Westminster, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nguyen36575.0 years
Tran12974.7 years
Smith12676.1 years
Le10373.7 years
Johnson8273.6 years
Miller6978.5 years
Pham6375.0 years
Jones5668.8 years
Brown5072.3 years
Davis4773.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Westminster, CA
  • 79.8%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Westminster, CA
  • 46.4%Utility gas
  • 36.2%Electricity
  • 14.8%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood


Westminster compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Westminster on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Vietnam (population 500+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Eastern Asia (population 500+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the largest decrease or smallest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia (population 500+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in house/condo value from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 50,000+)"
  • #85 (92683) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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