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County population in 2016: 17,916 (all rural); it was 17,130 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,953
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,274
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,623
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,466 (it was 1,990 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

44%

Land area: 1451 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mariposa County: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 26%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Mariposa County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (81.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (10.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
Median resident age:  51.2 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Males: 9,014  (50.3%)
Females: 8,902  (49.7%)
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Mariposa County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Mariposa County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $52,320 ($34,626 in 1999)

This county:

$52,320
California:

$67,739

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $684 (lower quartile is $456, upper quartile is $939)
This county:

$684
State:

$1252


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $292,590 (it was $138,700 in 2000)
Mariposa:

$292,590
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $192,807 - $405,332
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,628
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 163

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 72
  • Burglaries: 121
  • Thefts: 256
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 74
  • Burglaries: 118
  • Thefts: 264
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 87 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2001: 95 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2002: 191 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2003: 151 buildings, average cost: $172,700
  • 2004: 178 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 2007: 100 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $418,000
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $278,100
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $242,000
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $200,700
  • 2013: 24 buildings, average cost: $250,500
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $288,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,121 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,780 (0.6%)

Mariposa County household income distribution in 2009 Mariposa County home values distribution Mariposa County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.8%
Mariposa County:

14.8%
California:

14.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 24.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.8% for American Indian residents, 13.8% for other race residents, 11.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 51.2 years old
(Males: 51.0 years old, Females: 51.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.7 years old, Black residents: 41.5 years old, American Indian residents: 49.9 years old, Asian residents: 50.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34.9 years old, Other race residents: 37.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Mariposa County is $559 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $713 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1017 a month.

Cities in this county include: Coulterville, Yosemite, Bootjack, Mariposa, Midpines, Lake Don Pedro, Greeley Hill, Catheys Valley, El Portal, Yosemite Valley.

Mariposa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
93623Fish Camp31
95306Catheys Valley51
95311Coulterville30
95318El Portal60
95325Hornitos10
95338Mariposa261
95345Midpines10
95389Yosemite National Park40

2012 air pollution in Mariposa County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.049 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Boone County, West Virginia , Barton County, Missouri , McDowell County, West Virginia , Raleigh County, West Virginia , Pope County, Illinois , Washington County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 819
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,271 (44.0% naturalized citizens)

Mariposa County:

7.1%
Whole state:

27.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 119
  • 2000 to 2009: 432
  • 1990 to 1999: 118
  • 1980 to 1989: 71
  • 1970 to 1979: 63
  • Before 1970: 254
Note: State values scaled to Mariposa County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.4%

Mariposa County marital status for males Mariposa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,672
  • One, attached: 87
  • Two: 150
  • 3 or 4: 188
  • 5 to 9: 110
  • 10 to 19: 37
  • 20 to 49: 97
  • 50 or more: 17
  • Mobile homes: 1,984

Housing units in Mariposa County with a mortgage: 2,583 (89 second mortgage, 334 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,536

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

71.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Mariposa County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,6713
Evangelical Protestant2,04820
Mainline Protestant5783
Other4315
None10,523-
Mariposa County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Mariposa County:

6.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Mariposa County:

3.33 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

5.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Mariposa County:

7.9%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Mariposa County:

23.2%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Mariposa County:

Average size of farms: 772 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $22,130
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $739.04
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.52%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,894
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.29%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 16.82%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,442
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.90%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.09%
Vegetables: 7 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 139 acres

Earthquake activity:

Mariposa County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 826% 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 166.1 miles away from Mariposa County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from the county center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 194.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 122.2 miles away from the county 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 102.8 miles away from Mariposa County 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 241.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • California Wildfires, Incident Period: June 20, 2008 to August 20, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3287: June 28, 2008, FEMA Id: 3287, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3248: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • California Old Highway Fire, Incident Period: September 12, 2004 to September 17, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 13, 2004, FEMA Id: 2555, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Bear Fire, Incident Period: September 02, 2004 to September 07, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: September 02, 2004, FEMA Id: 2552, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • California Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 01, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1155: January 04, 1997, FEMA Id: 1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • California Severe Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1046: March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: 1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • California COASTAL STORMS, FLOODS, SLIDES, TORNADOES, Incident Period: January 21, 1983 to March 30, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-677: February 09, 1983, FEMA Id: 677, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • California Drought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3023: January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • California SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: January 26, 1969, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-253: January 26, 1969, FEMA Id: 253, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Mariposa County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (27%)
  • Philippines (6%)
  • Other Middle Africa (5%)
  • Fiji (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Mariposa County (%):

  • German (7%)
  • European (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Mariposa County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,973 (63.3%)
  • Carpooled: 618 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 147 (2.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 191 (3.0%)
  • Walked: 610 (9.7%)
  • Worked at home: 668 (10.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Mariposa County, California in 2000:

  • 1,164 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 90 people in state prisons
  • 61 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 48 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in nursing homes
  • 25 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 6 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 2 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Mariposa County, California in 2010:

  • 550 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 94 people in state prisons
  • 37 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 26 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,566.

7.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.01%
California average:

5.03%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.94% relocated from other counties in California ($26,548 average AGI)
2.07% relocated from other states ($9,707 average AGI)
Mariposa County:

2.07%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Merced County, CA  0.66% ($25,952 average AGI)
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.39% ($38,400)
from Madera County, CA  0.39% ($27,040)
from Tuolumne County, CA  0.39% ($34,280)
from Fresno County, CA  0.36% ($27,696)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.27% ($72,706)
from Alameda County, CA  0.22% ($45,000)


7.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
California average:

5.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.19% relocated to other counties in California ($25,337 average AGI)
2.40% relocated to other states ($14,370 average AGI)
Mariposa County:

2.40%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Merced County, CA  0.75% ($39,208 average AGI)
to Madera County, CA  0.70% ($39,800)
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.61% ($43,641)
to Fresno County, CA  0.44% ($32,893)
to Tuolumne County, CA  0.36% ($33,739)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($22,273)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.16% ($28,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.9

Births per 1000 population in Mariposa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Mariposa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Mariposa County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mariposa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Mariposa County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,791 (3,162 aged, 629 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 327 (10%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Mariposa County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (245)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (201)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (174)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (129)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (79)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (72)
  • Congestive heart failure (63)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (61)
  • Unspecified dementia (54)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (52)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 196.3. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,916
  • In family households: 13,949 (2,727 male householders, 2,171 female householders)
    4,038 spouses, 3,719 children (3,493 natural, 74 adopted, 151 stepchildren), 363 grandchildren, 93 brothers or sisters, 105 parents, 327 other relatives, 379 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,940 (1,169 male householders (943 living alone)), 1,261 female householders (1,007 living alone)), 498 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,017

Size of family households: 2,834 2-persons, 859 3-persons, 732 4-persons, 276 5-persons, 171 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,950 1-person, 469 2-persons.

1,655 married couples with children.
811 single-parent households (348 men, 463 women).

89.3% of residents of Mariposa speak English at home.
6.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $125,219,000 ($6,955 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,868,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $54,448,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,901,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,000
Federal grants: $16,383,000
Federal procurement contracts: $5,529,000 ($1,803,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $24,954,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $400,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,424,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 704
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 883
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +27
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,134
Here +63 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Mariposa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.15 millions of gallons per day (57% from ground, 43% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.0

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 27
  • 2010 to 2013: 178
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,565
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,766
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,981
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,000
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,085
  • 1950 to 1959: 586
  • 1940 to 1949: 344
  • 1939 or earlier: 856
Note: State values scaled to Mariposa population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Mariposa County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mariposa County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 83
  • 3 rooms: 289
  • 4 rooms: 892
  • 5 rooms: 1,385
  • 6 rooms: 1,108
  • 7 rooms: 660
  • 8 rooms: 312
  • 9+ rooms: 328
  • 1 room: 228
  • 2 rooms: 135
  • 3 rooms: 293
  • 4 rooms: 518
  • 5 rooms: 606
  • 6 rooms: 335
  • 7 rooms: 75
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9+ rooms: 33
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Mariposa County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mariposa County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 326
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,477
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,588
  • 4 bedrooms: 527
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
  • no bedroom: 260
  • 1 bedroom: 298
  • 2 bedrooms: 875
  • 3 bedrooms: 760
  • 4 bedrooms: 67
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Mariposa County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Mariposa County population
  • no vehicle: 60
  • 1 vehicle: 1,083
  • 2 vehicles: 2,077
  • 3 vehicles: 1,118
  • 4 vehicles: 528
  • 5+ vehicles: 208
  • no vehicle: 140
  • 1 vehicle: 854
  • 2 vehicles: 903
  • 3 vehicles: 242
  • 4 vehicles: 125
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

90% of Mariposa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in California.

Mariposa County:

90.1%
State average:

86.6%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 11,890
  • Other state: 4,521
  • Northeast: 780
  • Midwest: 1,216
  • South: 1,322
  • West: 1,201

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Mariposa County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Wood (36.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36.2%)
  • Electricity (15.3%)
  • Utility gas (4.2%)
  • Other fuel (3.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)
  • Solar energy (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.0%)
  • Electricity (23.8%)
  • Wood (21.4%)
  • Other fuel (9.7%)
  • Utility gas (8.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 82
Here:

6.3%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 38
Here:

5.1%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 16
Here:

2.8%
California:

15.5%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Mariposa County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $1,376,000
    Police Protection: $89,000
    Air Transportation: $84,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,583,000
    Welfare - Other: $4,291,000
    Police Protection: $3,923,000
    General - Other: $3,327,000
    Health Services - Other: $3,202,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,538,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,515,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $2,181,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,655,000
    Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $1,598,000
    Financial Administration: $1,338,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,001,000
    Fire Protection: $704,000
    Parks & Recreation: $656,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $545,000
    Libraries: $351,000
    Housing & Community Development: $314,000
    Transit Utilities: $168,000
    Air Transportation: $159,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $99,000
    Parking Facilities: $21,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $11,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $135,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $220,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Corrections - Other: $73,000
    Welfare - Other: $65,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $50,000
    General - Other: $50,000
    Regular Highways: $33,000
    Fire Protection: $23,000
    Financial Administration: $12,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000
    Judicial: $4,000
    Central Staff: $3,000
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,133,000

Mariposa County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $84,000
  • Charges - All Other: $1,762,000
    Solid Waste Management: $922,000
    Regular Highways: $425,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $13,000
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,119,000
    Housing & Community Development: $983,000
    General Support: $535,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $70,000
    All Other: $9,000
    Education: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $495,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $457,000
    Rents: $1,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $100,000
    Transit Utilities: $28,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $5,789,000
    All Other: $3,475,000
    Highways: $2,741,000
    Health & Hospitals: $2,335,000
    Education: $2,192,000
    General Support: $1,837,000
    Transit Utilities: $211,000
    Housing & Community Development: $34,000
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $7,227,000
    Property: $3,524,000
    Total General Sales: $1,310,000
    NEC: $491,000
    Public Utilities: $126,000

Mariposa County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,461,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,340,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $121,000

Mariposa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,917,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 591
  • Number of aged recipients: 86
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 505
  • Number of recipients under 18: 46
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 401
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 144
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 305
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 306
Mariposa County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Mariposa County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Mariposa County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William7377.1 years
Robert7274.0 years
John6573.2 years
James5973.9 years
George4978.6 years
Mary4880.3 years
Helen4777.5 years
Charles4580.3 years
Richard3370.7 years
Dorothy3080.3 years
Most common last names in Mariposa County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2775.1 years
Jones2677.1 years
Williams2277.5 years
Anderson1872.2 years
Smith1678.3 years
Lewis1674.5 years
Miller1678.1 years
Taylor1673.7 years
Peterson1572.6 years
Brown1579.0 years
Businesses in Mariposa County, CA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Super 81
Comfort Inn1True Value3
FedEx1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS2
H&R Block1Vans2
SAS Shoes1

Mariposa County on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"