Westport, California

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Population in July 2007: 4,615.
Males: 2,535  (54.9%)
Females: 2,080  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  32.1 years
California median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 95358

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,644 (it was $31,490 in 2000)
Westport:

$42,644
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,024 (it was $13,224 in 2000)

Westport CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $331,197 (it was $149,600 in 2000)
Westport:

$331,197
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $306,805; Detached houses: $320,810; Townhouses or other attached units: $208,021; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $311,534; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,926; Mobile homes: $58,677; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,798
  • Races in Westport, CA (2000)

    Westport races chart
    • 2,24954.9%White alone
    • 1,58338.6%Hispanic
    • 1012.5%Black alone
    • 982.4%Two or more races
    • 290.7%American Indian alone
    • 290.7%Asian alone
    • 50.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Westport: 109.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 60.9 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (very low).

Westport, California map

For population 25 years and over in Westport:

  • High school or higher: 58.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Westport CCD:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Westport, California as of April 18, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Westport to the number of sex offenders is 4,615 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Westport CCD:  0.5% ($711)
California:  0.8% ($1,564)
Westport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Modesto, CA (8.3 miles , pop. 188,856).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (32.2 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (282.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Monterey Park Tract, CA (1.7 miles) , Cowan, CA (1.9 miles ), Riverdale Park, CA (2.0 miles ), Bret Harte, CA (2.1 miles ), West Modesto, CA (2.2 miles ), Rouse, CA (2.3 miles ), Shackelford, CA (2.4 miles ), Parklawn, CA (2.4 miles ).

Latitude: 37.55 N, Longitude: 121.05 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.6%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Food (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Westport, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Westport-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 799% 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 110.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 49.8 miles away from Westport center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 210.4 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 182.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from Westport center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 279.3 miles away from the city 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 Stanislaus County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Westport:

  • HA-LE ALOHA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CERES, CA)
  • RENO AVE CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS - CENTRAL MODESTO (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • GLOBAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL MODESTO (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • MODESTO REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MODESTO, CA)
  • CERES DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CERES, CA)

Amtrak stations near Westport:

  • 12 miles: MODESTO (1700 HELD DRIVE) . 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, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: TURLOCK-DENAIR (DENAIR, SANTA FE ST. AT ELM ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Westport:

  • Modesto Junior College (about 8 miles; Modesto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 10,635)
  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 12 miles; Turlock, CA; FT enrollment: 7,054)
  • University of the Pacific (about 33 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 34 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • Merced College (about 36 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of California-Merced (about 37 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Las Positas College (about 43 miles; Livermore, CA; FT enrollment: 5,112)

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Notable locations in Westport: Alamo Dairy (A), Mendes Dairy (B), Clarot Farms (C), Edelweiss Dairy (D), Hidden Valley Dairy (E), Amorim Dairy (F), Lamb Farms (G), Tsai Farms (H), Bonzi Sanitation Landfill (I), Westport Fire Protection District (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Westport include: Riverdale Park (1), Adamsville State Historic Landmark (2), Fairview Park (3), Laird Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Stanislaus County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 154. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

154
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.309. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.309
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.73. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 29.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  74.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

25.0%
Whole state:

14.2%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.0%
Whole state:

6.3%
165 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Westport in 2000:

  • 250 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 68 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 7 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in other group homes

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

19.9
California average:

16.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Westport CCD (based on Stanislaus County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic107,52918
Evangelical Protestant65,976268
Other19,19859
Mainline Protestant7,73034
Black Protestant1,3128
Orthodox6252
None312,083-
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: 133
Stanislaus County:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 33
Stanislaus County:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 113
Stanislaus County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 282
Here:

5.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanislaus County:

28.0%
California:

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

17.1%
State:

17.9%

4.55% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,487 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
California average:

5.03%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($139 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.02%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from San Joaquin County, CA  0.86% ($40,401 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.60% ($33,252)
from Alameda County, CA  0.35% ($41,384)


4.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($225 average AGI)
Stanislaus County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to San Joaquin County, CA  0.86% ($44,717 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.55% ($33,402)
to Alameda County, CA  0.32% ($47,389)

Strongest AM radio stations in Westport:

  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KFIV (1360 AM; 4 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, 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.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLOC (1390 AM; 5 kW; TURLOCK, CA)
  • KVIN (920 AM; 3 kW; CERES, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KESP (970 AM; 1 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Westport:

  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOSO (93.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUOP (91.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF THE PACIFIC)
  • KEJC (93.9 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: MODESTO COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KTSE-FM (97.1 FM; PATTERSON, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOY (99.3 FM; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KWNN (98.3 FM; TURLOCK, CA; Owner: SILVERADO BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KMRQ (96.7 FM; MANTECA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Westport:

  • KBSV (Channel 23; CERES, CA; Owner: BET-NAHRAIN, INC.)
  • KACA-LP (Channel 61; MODESTO, CA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Hwy 1 And Branscomb Rd (Lat: 39.662667 Lon: -123.784194), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WNZH446, Licensee ID: L00001014
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.112 MHz, 857.112 MHz, 858.112 MHz, 859.112 MHz, 860.112 MHzGrant Date: 04/03/2007, Expiration Date: 05/07/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/27/2012, Certifier: David HallerRegistrant: Nextel Of California, Inc.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 40500 N Hwy 1 (Lat: 39.678500 Lon: -123.789333), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 3.7 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPUA666
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.475 MHz, 158.865 MHzGrant Date: 11/01/2011, Expiration Date: 01/24/2022, Certifier: Glen S NashRegistrant: State Of California, 601 Sequoa Pacific Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95811-0231, Phone: (916) 657-6153, Fax: (916) 657-9233, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WESTPORT, Hwy 101 N Of (Lat: 39.641528 Lon: -123.776389), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WPJB383
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.1 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/16/1996Registrant: California Rsa #9 Inc, 8410 W Bryn Mawr Ave Ste 700, Chicago, IL 60631

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB6GGR, Grant Date: 11/08/1988, Expiration Date: 11/08/1998, Cancellation Date: 11/09/2000, Registrant: Milton R Kerchenko, 37033 Omega Dr Box 74, Westport, CA 95488

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (38%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Other fuel (5%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Westport compared to California state average:

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

Westport on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #69 (95358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swiss first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #86 (95358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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