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Population in 2017: 6,364 (83% urban, 17% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.7%
Males: 3,012  (47.3%)
Females: 3,352  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

25.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 15419, 15427.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,654 (it was $24,628 in 2000)
California:

$39,654
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,060 (it was $14,412 in 2000)

California borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $140,046 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
California:

$140,046
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $207,324; detached houses: $216,463; townhouses or other attached units: $215,225; in 2-unit structures: $120,945; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $77,941; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $149,424; mobile homes: $52,520; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $15,446

Median gross rent in 2017: $504.

March 2019 cost of living index in California: 90.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.2%
(24.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.5% for Black residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in California, PA (2010)
    • 6,12190.1%White alone
    • 4446.5%Black alone
    • 1001.5%Hispanic
    • 781.1%Two or more races
    • 340.5%Asian alone
    • 130.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in California, Pennsylvania as of February 16, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in California is 6,564 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in California by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(17.5)
3
(59.1)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
3
(44.0)
3
(41.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(42.3)
2
(28.6)
4
(58.5)
5
(74.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(35.0)
4
(78.8)
1
(16.5)
1
(15.2)
2
(31.3)
3
(46.8)
1
(14.7)
1
(14.7)
7
(96.3)
2
(28.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(279.8)
9
(177.3)
20
(329.8)
10
(151.6)
10
(156.6)
9
(140.4)
18
(264.0)
17
(249.4)
11
(151.4)
29
(415.7)
12
(169.3)
8
(114.2)
22
(321.6)
12
(178.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(419.7)
30
(591.0)
23
(379.2)
23
(348.6)
27
(422.9)
11
(171.6)
23
(337.4)
27
(396.1)
18
(247.7)
16
(229.4)
10
(141.1)
6
(85.7)
3
(43.9)
10
(148.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(944.4)
87
(1,714)
74
(1,220)
102
(1,546)
79
(1,237)
61
(951.5)
94
(1,379)
84
(1,232)
87
(1,197)
81
(1,161)
105
(1,482)
80
(1,142)
86
(1,257)
61
(905.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(35.0)
6
(118.2)
1
(16.5)
2
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
2
(27.5)
1
(14.3)
2
(28.2)
1
(14.3)
2
(29.2)
1
(14.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(59.1)
1
(16.5)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)150.4225.8160.8123.5144.993.4147.7167.7159.6184.1139.1102.8166.8147.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Pennsylvania average:

1.88
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Ancestries: American (12.6%), Italian (11.9%), German (9.9%), Irish (9.0%), Slovak (6.3%), Polish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 11/26/1853

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 11.0 square miles.

Population density: 577 people per square mile   (low).

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187 residents are foreign born (0.4% Europe, 0.3% North America, 0.3% Latin America).

This borough:

2.9%
Pennsylvania:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,711 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,218 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (26.4 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (251.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Coal Center, PA (0.6 miles),
Newell borough, PA (0.8 miles ),
Elco borough, PA (1.2 miles ),
Roscoe borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
Long Branch borough, PA (1.4 miles ),
West Brownsville borough, PA (1.6 miles ),
Stockdale borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Brownsville borough, PA (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.07 N, Longitude: 79.90 W

Area code: 724

Distribution of median household income in California, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in California, PA in 2017

Property values in California, PA

California satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Historical population in California, PA
Historical housing units in California, PA
Most common industries in California, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (29.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (36.2%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (2.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (1.9%)
Most common occupations in California, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in California, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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California, Pennsylvania 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 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2015 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.489
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.83
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0400. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0400
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

California-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.9 miles away from the California borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

On 8/3/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the borough center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

California-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from California center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 252.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tropical Depressions: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
California topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near California:

  • TARA HOSPITAL AT BROWNSVILLE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • BROWNSVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL SNF (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BROWNSVILLE, PA)
  • WASHINGTON GREENE ALTERNATIVE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ELLSWORTH, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; DONORA, PA)
  • HAVENCREST NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)
  • VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BELLE VERNON, PA)
  • MONONGAHELA VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; MONONGAHELA, PA)

Amtrak station near California:

  • 17 miles: CONNELLSVILLE (FRONT & WATER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in California:

  • California University of Pennsylvania (Full-time enrollment: 7,773; Location: 250 University Ave; Public; Website: www.calu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near California:

  • Waynesburg University (about 20 miles; Waynesburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,080)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 22 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 4,669)
  • Seton Hill University (about 25 miles; Greensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,167)
  • Duquesne University (about 27 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 8,211)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (about 27 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 14,186)
  • Point Park University (about 27 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 3,525)
  • University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus (about 27 miles; Pittsburgh, PA; FT enrollment: 27,137)

Library in California:

  • CALIFORNIA AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $80,935; Location: 100 WOOD STREET; 15,204 books; 12 audio materials; 26 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 41 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • WVCS is now WCAL and is owned by Student Association, Inc.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in California: California Overlook (A), New Science Hall (B), Natali Student Center (C), Manderino Library (D), Longanecker Hall (E), Keystone Hall (F), Kara Alumni House (G), Herron Hall (H), Hamer Hall (I), Eberly Hall (J), Duda Hall (K), Downey-Garofalo Health Center (L), Dixon Hall (M), Coover Annex (N), Clyde Hall (O), Azorsky Hall (P), Vulcan Hall (Q), Steele Hall (R), Pollock Building (S), Noss Hall (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Eastern Cemetery (1), Highland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Gorby Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: California Area Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 429 Wood Street).

Birthplace of: Bruce Dal Canton - Baseball player, Bert Humphries - Baseball player.

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This borough:

2.2 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

35.8%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

5.0%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
2,201 people in college/university student housing in 2010

People in group quarters in California in 2000:

  • 1,176 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in California (2011 data):

  • First Niagara Bank, National Association: California Branch at 256 Third St., branch established on 1955/01/24. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $32,750.6 mil, Deposits: $19,595.4 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 351 total offices, Holding Company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: California Branch at 200 Wood Street, branch established on 1954/10/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in California:

Marital status in California, PA
  • Never married: 51.6%
  • Now married: 33.2%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

For population 25 years and over in California:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.4%
  • Unemployed: 22.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

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Religion statistics for California, PA (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic53,77728
Mainline Protestant28,797129
Evangelical Protestant16,87197
Other1,4598
Black Protestant1,34011
Orthodox1,2757
None104,301-
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: 34
Washington County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Washington County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Washington County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 58
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Washington County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

10.1%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
State:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

12.3%
Pennsylvania:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
California:

43.2%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
California:

36.0%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.4
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
California:

13.6%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
California:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
California:

27.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
California:

49.8%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of California, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 5$19,733$47,35915$21,518
Streets and Highways 4$10,324$30,9720$0
Other Government Administration 4$8,920$26,7609$1,277
Sewerage 2$6,965$41,7901$837
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 15$45,942$36,75425$23,632

California government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $70,000 ($11.00)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $644,000 ($101.19)
    Police Protection: $455,000 ($71.50)
    Regular Highways: $390,000 ($61.28)
    General - Other: $169,000 ($26.56)
    Central Staff Services: $148,000 ($23.26)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($8.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,000 ($7.54)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($3.93)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($3.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,000 ($2.83)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $288,000 ($45.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $31,000 ($4.87)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $658,000 ($103.39)

California government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,159,000 ($339.25)
    Parking Facilities: $166,000 ($26.08)
    Other: $107,000 ($16.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $133,000 ($20.90)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($4.87)
    Rents: $18,000 ($2.83)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($1.26)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,836,000 ($445.63)
    Highways: $115,000 ($18.07)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($0.63)
  • Tax - Property: $660,000 ($103.71)
    Individual Income: $229,000 ($35.98)
    Public Utility License: $54,000 ($8.49)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $39,000 ($6.13)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $33,000 ($5.19)

California government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,131,000 ($1120.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,669,000 ($1047.93)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $462,000 ($72.60)

California government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($0.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,599,000 ($1351.19)

4.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($72,103 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Allegheny County, PA  1.92% ($79,340 average AGI)
from Westmoreland County, PA  0.31% ($44,635)
from Fayette County, PA  0.26% ($32,405)


4.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,762 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.02%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Allegheny County, PA  1.52% ($52,773 average AGI)
to Westmoreland County, PA  0.33% ($45,604)
to Fayette County, PA  0.23% ($45,384)
Businesses in California, PA
NameCountNameCount
Cricket Wireless1Goodwill5
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in California:

  • WASP (1130 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BROWNSVILLE, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHB (620 AM; 6 kW; IRWIN, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWCS (540 AM; 5 kW; CANONSBURG, PA; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFGI (940 AM; 0 kW; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WJAS (1320 AM; 6 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WPIT (730 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WEAE (1250 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPTT (1360 AM; 5 kW; MCKEESPORT, PA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WMBS (590 AM; 1 kW; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: FAYETTE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WBGG (970 AM; 5 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in California:

  • WVCS (91.9 FM; CALIFORNIA, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF SOMERSET, INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WLSW (103.9 FM; SCOTTDALE, PA; Owner: L. STANLEY WALL)
  • WANB-FM (103.1 FM; WAYNESBURG, PA; Owner: BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSHH (99.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: RENDA B/CING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WWSW-FM (94.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDSY-FM (107.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WLTJ (92.9 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPNT, INC.)
  • WJJJ (104.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKL (99.3 FM; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WDVE (102.5 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQED-FM (89.3 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WZPT (100.7 FM; NEW KENSINGTON, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSZ (107.1 FM; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: MCL/MCM-INC.)
  • WKST-FM (96.1 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRRK (96.9 FM; BRADDOCK, PA; Owner: WPNT INC)
  • WJPA-FM (95.3 FM; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: WASHINGTON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBZZ (93.7 FM; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around California:

  • W26AV (Channel 26; CHARLEROI, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
  • WTAE-TV (Channel 4; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WTAE HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXI (Channel 11; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPXI-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPCB-TV (Channel 40; GREENSBURG, PA; Owner: CORNERSTONE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W65CG (Channel 65; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTOV-TV (Channel 9; STEUBENVILLE, OH; Owner: WTOV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBGN-LP (Channel 59; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: BRUNO GOODWORTH NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTG-LP (Channel 69; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WQEX (Channel 16; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • WCWB (Channel 22; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WCWB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KDKA-TV (Channel 2; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPGH-TV (Channel 53; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WPGH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WQED (Channel 13; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: WQED MULTIMEDIA)
  • W61CC (Channel 61; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: THE VIDEOHOUSE, INC.)
  • WIIC-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WWAT-CA (Channel 45; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: ABACUS TELEVISION)
  • WBPA-LP (Channel 29; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • W20AN (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, PA; Owner: TURNPIKE TELEVISION)
  • W35AW (Channel 35; UNIONTOWN, PA; Owner: DEBRA GOODWORTH)
California fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of California fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 56Number of bridges
  • 495ft / 151mTotal length
  • $4,931,000Total costs
  • 286,412Total average daily traffic
  • 55,060Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in California, PA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for California, PA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in California)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 101 Wood St (Lat: 40.068139 Lon: -79.888389), Call Sign: KGE841,
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.4600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/1996, Expiration Date: 03/25/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2001, Registrant: California Volunteer Fire Dept, 101 Wood St, California, PA 15419, Phone: (412) 938-3567
  • Lat: 40.065000 Lon: -79.886667, Call Sign: WNZU558,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.400 MHz, 461.825 MHz, 464.825 MHz, 462.375 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 06/26/2022, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Rd Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • 1.7 Mi Ese Of Int Of Sr 481 & Leg Rt 62196 (Lat: 40.055361 Lon: -79.937556), Call Sign: KLF857, Licensee ID: L00067330,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/1997, Expiration Date: 01/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2003, Registrant: Redstone Water Company Inc, 3 Main Street, Daisytown, PA 15427

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 293 Malden Rd (Lat: 40.045889 Lon: -79.923083), Structure height: 7.3 m, Overall height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WPNL776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 943.375 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2018, Expiration Date: 05/28/2028, Registrant: Washington County Department Of Public Safety, 100 West Beau Street, Suite C-1, Washington, PA 15301, Phone: (724) 228-6911, Email:
  • WPQR Studio, North Twr - 1.65 Mi Nw Of Brownsville Pa Btwn Pa Rt 88 & Us 40 (Lat: 40.043056 Lon: -79.905000), Type: Other, Structure height: 68.9 m, Call Sign: WPSS426,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2001, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Lynn A Deppen, Registrant: Fm Radio Licenses, LLC, One Forever Drive, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648, Phone: (814) 941-9800, Fax: (814) 943-2754, Email:
  • CALIFORNIA, 875 Highpoint Drive (Lat: 40.077778 Lon: -79.906389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQQR596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/19/2013, Expiration Date: 02/19/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in California)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: DJI SPREADING WINGS S900 (Category: Land, Engines: 6), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 1851P , Serial Number: 0370050312, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2016
    Registrant (Government): California University Of Pennsylvania, 250 University Ave, California, PA 15419
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/09/2009

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full 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 ORIGINATED11$101,51819$115,12936$98,3395$33,1702$252,65510$93,8440$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$70,0359$95,1923$19,1170$02$45,9050$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$155,5053$151,71726$106,4054$74,0630$04$84,2381$172,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$95,00010$128,1931$55,0001$90,0001$95,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$120,6600$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7921.00 , 7922.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$168,5531$280,7301$98,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$61,0701$287,6200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$276,7800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7921.00 , 7922.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in California, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in California, PA - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
Most common first names in California, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7076.1 years
Mary4981.9 years
William3975.9 years
Joseph3576.5 years
Margaret2979.5 years
Anna2883.8 years
Charles2575.8 years
James2471.5 years
George2279.3 years
Elizabeth1880.9 years
Most common last names in California, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Harris1675.4 years
Edwards1381.0 years
Powell1377.9 years
Campbell1279.2 years
Smith1179.1 years
Miller1175.0 years
Coatsworth976.8 years
Encapera874.2 years
Williams873.1 years
Letrick878.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in California, PA
  • 76.7%Utility gas
  • 12.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in California, PA
  • 43.3%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel


California compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

California on our top lists:

  • #37 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: educational services (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other South Central Asia (population 500+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards, hospices, and schools for the handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in long-term care (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in noninstitutionalized settings (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in on base quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #82 (15427) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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