Yosemite Lakes, California

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Population in 2010: 4,952. Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 2,653  (53.6%)
Females: 2,299  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  47.4 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93614.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $48,418 (it was $56,382 in 2000)
Yosemite Lakes:

$48,418
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,349 (it was $24,096 in 2000)

Yosemite Lakes CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $220,391 (it was $154,200 in 2000)
Yosemite Lakes:

$220,391
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,430.

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  • Races in Yosemite Lakes, CA (2013)

    Yosemite Lakes races chart
    • 3,60478.7%White alone
    • 75016.4%Hispanic
    • 471.0%American Indian alone
    • 300.7%Two or more races
    • 190.4%Other race alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 90.2%Black alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Yosemite Lakes: 95.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (13.8%), Irish (11.9%), English (9.2%), Italian (4.9%), Scottish (4.7%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1270 feet

Land area: 20.9 square miles.

Population density: 237 people per square mile   (very low).

Yosemite Lakes,CA real estate house value index trend

Yosemite Lakes, California map

For population 25 years and over in Yosemite Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.5%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yosemite Lakes CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

188 residents are foreign born (2.2% North America, 1.3% Europe, 0.7% Latin America).

This place:

4.1%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,600 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,453 (0.8%)

Yosemite Lakes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clovis, CA (25.4 miles , pop. 68,468).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (27.7 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (228.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Oakhurst-North Fork, CA (2.5 miles ), Coarsegold, CA (2.6 miles ), Oakhurst, CA (3.5 miles ), Ahwahnee, CA (3.6 miles ), Friant, CA (3.7 miles ), Bass Lake, CA (3.9 miles ), Nipinnawasee, CA (3.9 miles ), Auberry, CA (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.18 N, Longitude: 119.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Yosemite Lakes household income distribution Yosemite Lakes home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Yosemite Lakes, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Yosemite Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 838% 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 185.8 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 156.9 miles away from Yosemite Lakes center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 130.1 miles away from the city center
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 110.3 miles away from Yosemite Lakes center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 260.1 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 Madera County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yosemite Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Yosemite Lakes:

  • OAKHURST HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; OAKHURST, CA)
  • AHWAHNEE CARE HOME (Hospital, about 13 miles away; AHWAHNEE, CA)

Amtrak station near Yosemite Lakes:

  • 20 miles: MADERA (15 1/2 & 29TH RD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yosemite Lakes:

  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 23 miles; Fresno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,109)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 24 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 25 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 26 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • Fresno City College (about 29 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 32 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • University of California-Merced (about 39 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)

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Notable locations in Yosemite Lakes: Yosemite Lakes Golf Course (A), Madera County Fire Department Station 10 Yosemite Lake Park Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Madera 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 143. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

143
U.S.:

74

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.306. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.306
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 7.22. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.22
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 36.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
5 people in nursing homes in 2000

Yosemite Lakes compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
California average:

15.4

Yosemite Lakes travel time to work - commute Yosemite Lakes mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Wood (18%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Other fuel (7%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Yosemite Lakes CDP (based on Madera County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic56,5663
Evangelical Protestant15,07789
Other4,81715
Mainline Protestant2,80814
Black Protestant6855
None70,912-
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: 30
Madera County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Madera County:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madera County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Here:

4.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.6%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madera County:

23.6%
California:

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

15.5%
State:

17.9%

5.34% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,919 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
California average:

5.03%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Madera County:

0.04%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  2.12% ($35,452 average AGI)
from Merced County, CA  0.35% ($40,347)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.19% ($35,375)


5.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,443 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
California average:

5.12%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Madera County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  2.14% ($38,952 average AGI)
to Merced County, CA  0.38% ($36,141)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($29,844)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yosemite Lakes:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTNS (1060 AM; 5 kW; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KFIG (1430 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: BIG DAWG BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYNO (1300 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: SPANISH CATHOLIC RADIO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • KVVY (1580 AM; 10 kW; MERCED, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yosemite Lakes:

  • KMMM (107.1 FM; MADERA, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP)
  • KZOL (107.9 FM; NORTH FORK, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KOQO-FM (101.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRNC (105.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSKS (93.7 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • K276BW (103.1 FM; NORTH FORK BASS LAKE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAAT (103.1 FM; OAKHURST, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA SIERRA CORPORATION)
  • KLVY (91.1 FM; FAIRMEAD, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Yosemite Lakes:

  • KHMM-CA (Channel 16; HANFORD, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • KNSO (Channel 51; MERCED, CA; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • KSEE (Channel 24; FRESNO, CA; Owner: KSEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K56DZ (Channel 56; FRESNO, CA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • KFRE-TV (Channel 59; SANGER, CA; Owner: SANGER TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • KFSN-TV (Channel 30; FRESNO, CA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KGPE (Channel 47; FRESNO, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY BROADCASTING - FRESNO, LLC)
  • KFTV (Channel 21; HANFORD, CA; Owner: KFTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 4,205Total average daily traffic
  • 293Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,556Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic
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 ORIGINATED4$161,2303$185,97714$208,4291$134,6203$183,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$100,9502$190,1600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$106,7001$225,3908$249,9650$01$180,030
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$82,9601$79,0804$230,8451$44,2501$97,830
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$349,9300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$223,8300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$178,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Yosemite Lakes on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
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