Greenacres, California

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Population in 2010: 5,566.
Males: 2,913  (52.3%)
Females: 2,653  (47.7%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
California median age:

37.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,067
Greenacres:

$53,067
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,524

Greenacres CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $235,800
Greenacres:

$235,800
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $228,180; detached houses: $252,616; mobile homes: $25,795

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,147.

March 2019 cost of living index in Greenacres: 90.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.6%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Greenacres, CA (2019)
    • 4,09868.9%White alone
    • 1,34922.7%Hispanic
    • 2714.6%Two or more races
    • 821.4%American Indian alone
    • 440.7%Asian alone
    • 230.4%Black alone
    • 50.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

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Ancestries: English (7.2%), German (6.8%), American (5.8%), Irish (3.7%), European (2.8%), Portuguese (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 379 feet

209 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This place:

3.5%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,528 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,836 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (4.7 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (98.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Bakersfield, CA (2.2 miles ),
Rosedale, CA (2.2 miles ),
Oildale, CA (2.3 miles ),
Greenfield-Panama, CA (3.0 miles ),
Cherokee Strip, CA (3.2 miles ),
Mexican Colony, CA (3.3 miles ),
Shafter, CA (3.3 miles ),
Mayfair, CA (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.38 N, Longitude: 119.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 661

Distribution of median household income in Greenacres, CA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Greenacres, CA in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.4%
California:

7.9%
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 135. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

135
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.270. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.270
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 53.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.7
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00408. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00408
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Greenacres-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7754% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 27.2 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 113.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 168.2 miles away from Greenacres 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 163.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 281.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 1/17/1994 at 12:30:55, a magnitude 6.8 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 11.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kern County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Floods: 12, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Greenacres:

  • AROUND THE CLOCK HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • BAKERSFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • INTERIM H C (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • HEALTHSOUTH BAKERSFLD REHAB HSP DP/SNF (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • HOFFMAN HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • LOYD'S LIBERTY HOMES-ALTAVILLE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)
  • ST JOHN'S HOME HEALTH CARE CENTER (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; BAKERSFIELD, CA)

Amtrak stations near Greenacres:

  • 5 miles: BAKERSFIELD (1501 F ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WASCO (700 G ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenacres:

  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 3 miles; Bakersfield, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,564)
  • Bakersfield College (about 8 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • Taft College (about 26 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Porterville College (about 47 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 67 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 68 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Antelope Valley College (about 72 miles; Lancaster, CA; FT enrollment: 9,206)

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Shopping Center: Center Market Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Greenacres include: Apostolic Church (A), Community Church of Life (B), Highland Congregation Church of Christ (C), Rosedale Bible Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kern 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 place:

2.9 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.4%
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: 0.5% of all households
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Greenacres:

Marital status in Greenacres, CA
  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

For population 25 years and over in Greenacres:

  • High school or higher: 91.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
California average:

14.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Greenacres
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenacres, CA (based on Kern County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic245,83630
Evangelical Protestant114,724436
Other30,68783
Mainline Protestant7,45938
Black Protestant4,02625
Orthodox4503
None436,449-
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: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Kern County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Kern County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kern County:

29.4%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kern County:

15.9%
California:

17.9%

3.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($593 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.00% ($41,298 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($32,845)
from Ventura County, CA  0.14% ($44,824)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.68% ($42,474 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($41,532)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($53,172)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenacres:

  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KWAC (1490 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KAFY (1100 AM; 4 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: KAFY, INC.)
  • KDFO (800 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGEO (1230 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBID (1350 AM; 1 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KMAP (1050 AM; 10 kW; FRAZIER PARK, CA; Owner: KMAP, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenacres:

  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPSL-FM (92.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KRFR (104.3 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA OF TEXAS, INC)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KLLY (95.3 FM; OILDALE, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY B/CTING CORP. OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KDFO-FM (98.5 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKDJ (105.3 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KAXL (88.3 FM; GREENACRES, CA; Owner: SKYRIDE UNLIMITED, INCORPORATED)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSMJ (97.7 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KCWR (107.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMANY, INC)
  • KPRX (89.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKXX-FM (96.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenacres:

  • KPMC-LP (Channel 42; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • K08MM (Channel 8; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K25FT (Channel 25; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K67FS (Channel 67; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY TV OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • K50CL (Channel 50; McKITTRICK, CA; Owner: KERN EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KJOI-LP (Channel 34; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KGET-TV (Channel 17; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
Greenacres fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Greenacres fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 2015 01:35 PM, Cr-Palm Ave, Lat: 35.375094, Lon: -119.113561, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 2009 07:04 PM, Sr-58, Enger St, Lat: 35.383392, Lon: -119.124917, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • / 0.4mTotal length
  • 21,971Total average daily traffic
  • 1,083Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Greenacres)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Kern River Check (Lat: 35.367750 Lon: -119.088167), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPMA296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.265 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2013, Expiration Date: 04/30/2023, Certifier: Ronald D Jacobsma, Registrant: Friant Water Authority, 854 N Harvard, Lindsay, CA 93247, Phone: (559) 562-6305, Fax: (559) 562-3496, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KERN RIVER GAS TERM, Kern River Gas Terminal1.14 Miles Sw Of (Lat: 35.330889 Lon: -119.162139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.4 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WRBR367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.62 MHz, Grant Date: 05/29/2018, Expiration Date: 05/29/2028, Certifier: Mike Enslow, Registrant: Pacific Gas And Electric Company, 705 P Street, 223b, Fresno, CA 93721-2708, Phone: (559) 263-5631, Fax: (559) 263-5789, Email:

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 11. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 29 took place in 2005, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Greenacres, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (40.6%), and Outside Fires (34.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Greenacres, CA
    • 6340.6%Structure Fires
    • 5434.8%Outside Fires
    • 3522.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenacres, CA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Greenacres, CA
  • 81.2%Utility gas
  • 17.5%Electricity
  • 1.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Greenacres, CA
  • 84.2%Utility gas
  • 15.8%Electricity


Greenacres compared to California state average:

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

Greenacres on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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