Lake Sherwood, California

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Population in 2010: 1,527.
Males: 770  (50.4%)
Females: 757  (49.6%)
Median resident age:

52.6 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 91361.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,797
Lake Sherwood:

$72,797
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $36,044

Lake Sherwood CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $644,100
Lake Sherwood:

$644,100
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2019: $3,781.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lake Sherwood: 135.5 (high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 1.1%
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  • Races in Lake Sherwood, CA (2019)
    • 1,44986.8%White alone
    • 553.3%Hispanic
    • 543.2%American Indian alone
    • 503.0%Asian alone
    • 472.8%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: Italian (12.5%), English (11.0%), Polish (6.6%), French (6.0%), Iranian (5.4%), European (4.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

161 residents are foreign born (4.6% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

This place:

9.6%
California:

26.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Thousand Oaks, CA (4.0 miles , pop. 117,005).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Los Angeles, CA (29.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Triunfo Pass-Coastal, CA (1.9 miles ),
Westlake Village, CA (2.0 miles ),
Thousand Oaks, CA (2.0 miles ),
Casa Conejo, CA (2.2 miles ),
Agoura Hills, CA (2.7 miles ),
Oak Park, CA (2.8 miles ),
Santa Rosa Valley, CA (2.8 miles ),
Malibu, CA (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.13 N, Longitude: 118.89 W

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

10.6%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.290. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.290
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.18. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.18
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.64. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.64
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00237. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00237
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Lake Sherwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 6745% 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 60.4 miles away from Lake Sherwood center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 134.7 miles away from Lake Sherwood 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 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 133.7 miles away from the city center
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 142.4 miles away from the city center
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 17.8 miles away from the city center, causing 60 deaths (60 shaking deaths) and 7000 injuries
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK) earthquake occurred 85.8 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 Los Angeles County (57) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 37, Floods: 16, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 5, Mudslides: 5, Earthquakes: 3, Freeze: 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 Lake Sherwood:

  • THOUSAND OAKS SURGICAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • DAVITA-DIALYSIS CENTER OF THOUSAND OAKS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • ACA HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • ACCESS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • FLORENCE HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • ALLIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)
  • LOS ROBLES HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; THOUSAND OAKS, CA)

Amtrak stations near Lake Sherwood:

  • 11 miles: CAMARILLO (30 LEWIS RD.) . Services: public payphones, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: MOORPARK (300 HIGH ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: SIMI VALLEY (5000 E. LOS ANGELES AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Sherwood:

  • California Lutheran University (about 7 miles; Thousand Oaks, CA; Full-time enrollment: 4,103)
  • California State University-Channel Islands (about 10 miles; Camarillo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,163)
  • Moorpark College (about 12 miles; Moorpark, CA; FT enrollment: 9,338)
  • Pepperdine University (about 12 miles; Malibu, CA; FT enrollment: 6,722)
  • Oxnard College (about 16 miles; Oxnard, CA; FT enrollment: 3,879)
  • Los Angeles Pierce College (about 18 miles; Woodland Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 10,996)
  • California State University-Northridge (about 22 miles; Northridge, CA; FT enrollment: 28,060)

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Notable location: Ventura County Fire Protection District Station 33 - Lake Sherwood (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Los Angeles 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:

2.7 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

84.6%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.9%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Lake Sherwood:

Marital status in Lake Sherwood, CA
  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Lake Sherwood:

  • High school or higher: 98.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 74.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 34.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
California average:

14.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Sherwood, CA (based on Los Angeles County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,542,994275
Evangelical Protestant814,6113,249
Other451,5941,023
Mainline Protestant229,056860
Black Protestant112,338290
Orthodox63,51776
None4,604,495-
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: 2,084
Los Angeles County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 32
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 567
Los Angeles County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1,206
Los Angeles County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7,008
Los Angeles County:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.5%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

20.4%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Los Angeles County:

18.6%
California:

17.9%

3.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,418 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.12%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,909 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Orange County, CA  0.44% ($64,742 average AGI)
from San Bernardino County, CA  0.27% ($44,592)
from Riverside County, CA  0.16% ($46,622)


3.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($71,222 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.21%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,510 average AGI)
Los Angeles County:

0.06%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Orange County, CA  0.53% ($74,627 average AGI)
to San Bernardino County, CA  0.44% ($47,062)
to Riverside County, CA  0.25% ($57,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Sherwood:

  • KACD (850 AM; 25 kW; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KVTA (1520 AM; 10 kW; PORT HUENEME, CA; Owner: GOLD COAST BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSUR (1260 AM; 25 kW; BEVERLY HILLS, CA)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBLA (1580 AM; 50 kW; SANTA MONICA, CA)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KOXR (910 AM; 5 kW; OXNARD, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Sherwood:

  • KMLT (92.7 FM; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: AMATURO GROUP OF L.A., LTD.)
  • KCLU (88.3 FM; THOUSAND OAKS, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY)
  • KBBY-FM (95.1 FM; VENTURA, CA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCRU (89.1 FM; OXNARD, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • K272DI (102.3 FM; FILLMORE, CA; Owner: SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KCZN (96.7 FM; SANTA PAULA, CA; Owner: LAZER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKBT (100.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • K220FR (91.9 FM; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LIFE ON THE WAY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSN (88.5 FM; NORTHRIDGE, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE)
  • KRTH-FM (101.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KMRO-FM1 (90.3 FM; CAMARILLO, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KKLA-FM (99.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: NEW INSPIRATION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • K261AB (100.1 FM; NEWHALL, ETC., CA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSSC (107.1 FM; VENTURA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Sherwood:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KADY-TV (Channel 63; OXNARD, CA; Owner: BILTMORE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KSMV-LP (Channel 33; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KJLA, LLC)

Lake Sherwood fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2005 10:09 AM, Potrero Rd, Lat: 34.144390, Lon: -118.868560, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.8mTotal length
  • 4,800Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,761Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N1GL, Licensee ID: L00689580, Grant Date: 02/24/2015, Expiration Date: 05/11/2025, Certifier: William J Ovca Jr, Registrant: William J Ovca Jr, 410 Upper Lake Rd, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361-5141
  • Call Sign: KI6VDO, Licensee ID: L01458847, Grant Date: 11/01/2018, Expiration Date: 01/14/2029, Certifier: Donald M Petrie, Registrant: Donald M Petrie, 333 Upper Lake Road, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361
  • Call Sign: KM6FWB, Licensee ID: L02058128, Grant Date: 10/18/2016, Expiration Date: 10/18/2026, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2018, Certifier: Glenn Kirtley, Registrant: Glenn Kirtley, 420 Upper Lake Rd, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361
  • Call Sign: K6GL, Previous Call Sign: KM6FWB, Licensee ID: L02058128, Grant Date: 11/24/2018, Expiration Date: 11/24/2028, Certifier: Glenn Kirtley, Registrant: Glenn Kirtley, 420 Upper Lake Rd, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-34-200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 66 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43577 , Serial Number: 34-7450194, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2020
    Registrant (LLC): Novaair LLC, 182 Lower Lake Rd, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361
  • Aircraft: EMBRAER EXECUTIVE AIRCRAFT INC EMB-500 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PW617F-E (1820 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 500RB , Serial Number: 50000334, Year manufactured: 2014, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/2014, Certificate Issue Date: 10/03/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Okvs LLC, 182 Lower Lake Rd, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361
  • Aircraft: BOWMAN DAVID R RV-10 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-D4A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 831DB , Serial Number: 40831, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 09/28/2010
    Registrant (Individual): David R Bowman, 1713 Sandcroft St, Lake Sherwood, CA 91361

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lake Sherwood, CA
  • 81.6%Utility gas
  • 16.4%Electricity
  • 1.1%Solar energy
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lake Sherwood, CA
  • 90.5%Utility gas
  • 9.5%Electricity


Lake Sherwood compared to California state average:

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

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  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Southern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South Africa (population 500+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Iran (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ireland (population 500+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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