Whitewater, California

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Population in 2010: 859.
Males: 446  (51.9%)
Females: 413  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
California median age:

32.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,944
Whitewater:

$63,944
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,186

Whitewater CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $352,700
Whitewater:

$352,700
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $381,378; detached houses: $413,460; townhouses or other attached units: $339,822; in 2-unit structures: $430,967; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $304,683; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $245,953; mobile homes: $99,896; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $110,116
March 2019 cost of living index in Whitewater: 71.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Whitewater, CA (2010)
    • 49657.7%White alone
    • 26731.1%Hispanic
    • 364.2%Black alone
    • 242.8%American Indian alone
    • 182.1%Two or more races
    • 172.0%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Gorgonio Pass, CA (12.8 miles , pop. 53,533).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Riverside, CA (40.7 miles , pop. 255,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (84.2 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Cabazon, CA (2.2 miles ),
Garnet, CA (2.9 miles ),
Morongo Valley, CA (3.2 miles ),
Desert Hot Springs, CA (3.2 miles ),
Palm Springs, CA (3.4 miles ),
Banning, CA (3.5 miles ),
San Gorgonio Pass, CA (3.6 miles ),
Idyllwild-Pine Cove, CA (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 116.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 760

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
California:

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 127. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

127
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.174. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.174
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.87. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.87
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 44.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.78
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 0.0628. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0628
U.S.:

0.0098

Earthquake activity:

Whitewater-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 709% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from Whitewater 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 42.6 miles away from Whitewater center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 75.4 miles away from Whitewater center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 25.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from Whitewater center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Riverside County (43) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Whitewater:

  • DESERT HOSPITAL'S HOSPICE OF THE DESERT (Hospital, about 9 miles away; PALM SPRINGS, CA)
  • SURGERY CENTERS OF THE DESERT (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PALM SPRINGS, CA)
  • EISENHOWER MED CEN HOMECARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PALM DESERT, CA)
  • HAVEN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; PALM SPRINGS, CA)
  • PALM SPRINGS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; PALM SPRINGS, CA)
  • SANROSE HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PALM SPRINGS, CA)
  • DESERT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PALM SPRINGS, CA)

Amtrak stations near Whitewater:

  • 9 miles: PALM SPRINGS - NORTH (PALM SPRINGS, INDIAN CANYON DR. @ I-10) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones.
  • 12 miles: PALM SPRINGS (300 N. INDIAN AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BEAUMONT (550 BEAUMONT AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Whitewater:

  • Mt San Jacinto Community College District (about 19 miles; San Jacinto, CA; Full-time enrollment: 8,426)
  • College of the Desert (about 23 miles; Palm Desert, CA; FT enrollment: 5,686)
  • Crafton Hills College (about 25 miles; Yucaipa, CA; FT enrollment: 3,222)
  • University of Redlands (about 29 miles; Redlands, CA; FT enrollment: 4,854)
  • Moreno Valley College (about 30 miles; Moreno Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Loma Linda University (about 34 miles; Loma Linda, CA; FT enrollment: 2,839)
  • The Art Institute of California-Argosy University Inland Empire (about 35 miles; San Bernardino, CA; FT enrollment: 2,238)

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Whitewater and their reported violations in the past:

THE WILDLANDS CONSERVANCY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.9% of all households
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Whitewater, CA (based on Riverside County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic602,76551
Evangelical Protestant240,306741
Other77,581194
Mainline Protestant29,535103
Black Protestant19,17040
Orthodox3,64711
None1,216,637-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 330
Here:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.7%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.5%
State:

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

15.2%
California:

17.9%

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

Here:

6.47%
California average:

5.03%

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

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

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


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

Here:

5.66%
California average:

5.21%

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

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • KNWQ (1140 AM; 10 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPSI (920 AM; 5 kW; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: R & R RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KXPS (1010 AM; 4 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCMJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KHPY (1670 AM; 10 kW; MORENO VALLEY, CA; Owner: DELBERT L. VAN VOORHIS)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Whitewater:

  • K201AR (88.1 FM; BANNING, CA; Owner: KSGN, INC.)
  • K232CX (94.3 FM; DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KATY-FM (101.3 FM; IDYLLWILD, CA; Owner: ALL PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWRP (96.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: MAGIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPLM-FM2 (106.1 FM; SAN JACINTO, CA; Owner: RM BROADCASTING L.L.C.)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KCXX (103.9 FM; LAKE ARROWHEAD, CA; Owner: ALL-PRO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXSB (101.7 FM; BIG BEAR LAKE, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYOR (106.9 FM; YUCCA VALLEY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGGI (99.1 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KLYY (97.5 FM; RIVERSIDE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • K201CD (88.1 FM; VICTORVILLE, CA; Owner: SAN BERNARDINO COMMNTY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KLOB (94.7 FM; THOUSAND PALMS, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXRS (105.7 FM; HEMET, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K280CV (103.9 FM; CATHEDRAL CITY, CA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KEZN (103.1 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KHCS (91.7 FM; PALM DESERT, CA; Owner: PRAIRIE AVENUE GOSPEL CENTER)

TV broadcast stations around Whitewater:

  • KESQ-TV (Channel 42; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: GULF-CALIFORNIA BROADCAST COMPANY)
  • KHIZ (Channel 64; BARSTOW, CA; Owner: SUNBELT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K32EM (Channel 32; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K34EU (Channel 34; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K13WJ (Channel 13; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K62AO (Channel 62; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K21GI (Channel 21; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K30GU (Channel 30; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • K67BH (Channel 67; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • KYAV-LP (Channel 12; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JDF INVESTMENT CO. LLC)
  • K48EM (Channel 48; MORONGO VALLEY, CA; Owner: COUNTY OF SAN BERNARDINO AREA 70)
  • KVPS-LP (Channel 8; INDIO, CA; Owner: VALCOM BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMIR-TV (Channel 36; PALM SPRINGS, CA; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)

Whitewater fatal accident list:

Nov 6, 2017 11:12 AM, Tamarack Rd, Chaparral Rd, Lat: 33.925381, Lon: -116.690831, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 21, 2008 09:58 PM, I-10, Lat: 33.922420, Lon: -116.719180, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 19, 2005 04:00 PM, I-10, Lat: 33.922960, Lon: -116.676750, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.7mTotal length
  • 210,800Total average daily traffic
  • 42,596Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Whitewater)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Whitewater, CA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: W6NEL, Licensee ID: L00319871, Grant Date: 07/30/2008, Expiration Date: 10/27/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2009, Certifier: Kenneth R Nelson, Registrant: Kenneth R Nelson, 13114 Rushmore Ave, Whitewater, CA 92282
  • Call Sign: W6NUW, Grant Date: 07/24/1996, Expiration Date: 07/24/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2008, Registrant: Albert R Dayes, Rt 1 Box 206, Whitewater, CA 92282
  • Call Sign: KG6EYN, Licensee ID: L00319870, Grant Date: 01/31/2001, Expiration Date: 01/31/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2009, Certifier: Linda E Nelson, Registrant: Linda E Nelson, 13114 Rushmore Ave, Whitewater, CA 92282
  • Call Sign: KI6ONQ, Licensee ID: L00788285, Grant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 02/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/23/2008, Certifier: David L Harrison, Registrant: David L Harrison, 54305 Kelton Ct, Whitewater, CA 92282
  • Call Sign: WB6OUJ, Previous Call Sign: KI6ONQ, Licensee ID: L00788285, Grant Date: 07/19/2018, Expiration Date: 09/23/2028, Certifier: David L Harrison, Registrant: David L Harrison, 54305 Kelton Ct, Whitewater, CA 92282
  • Call Sign: KI6TYG, Licensee ID: L01441372, Grant Date: 08/07/2018, Expiration Date: 10/29/2028, Certifier: Shannon Harrison, Registrant: Shannon Harrison, 54305 Kelton Ct, Whitewater, CA 92282
  • Call Sign: KM6YXA, Licensee ID: L02238044, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 01/30/2029, Certifier: Kent L Miller, Registrant: Kent L Miller, 61134 Azania Ave, Whitewater, CA 92282



Whitewater compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.
  • 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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