Mount Hermon, California

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Population in 2010: 1,037.
Males: 562  (54.3%)
Females: 475  (45.7%)
Median resident age:

34.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 95041, 95066.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $89,269
Mount Hermon:

$89,269
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $46,714

Mount Hermon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $839,500
Mount Hermon:

$839,500
CA:

$568,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $669,085; detached houses: $662,689

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,247.

March 2019 cost of living index in Mount Hermon: 143.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.2%
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  • Races in Mount Hermon, CA (2019)
    • 83466.5%White alone
    • 36529.1%Hispanic
    • 473.7%Two or more races

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

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Ancestries: Irish (6.6%), Italian (5.9%), American (5.4%), French (3.7%), English (3.5%), German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

176 residents are foreign born (11.7% Latin America, 2.3% Europe).

This place:

14.0%
California:

26.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $6,153 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,245 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Cruz, CA (5.7 miles , pop. 54,593).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Jose, CA (20.2 miles , pop. 894,943).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (291.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Felton, CA (0.3 miles ),
Scotts Valley, CA (1.6 miles ),
Ben Lomond, CA (1.6 miles ),
Zayante, CA (1.7 miles ),
Paradise Park, CA (1.7 miles ),
Pasatiempo, CA (1.9 miles ),
Lompico, CA (1.9 miles ),
Brookdale, CA (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 122.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 831

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

6.7%
California:

7.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.485. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.485
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.209. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.209
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.85. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.85
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 0.00611. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00611
U.S.:

0.00984

Earthquake activity:

Mount Hermon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7418% 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 83.5 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
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 16.4 miles away from Mount Hermon center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 158.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 222.2 miles away from Mount Hermon center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 314.8 miles away from Mount Hermon center
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Santa Cruz County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Fires: 8, Mudslides: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Tsunami Wave: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Hermon:

  • HOSPICE CARING PROJECT (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SCOTTS VALLEY, CA)
  • SANTA CRUZ SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 6 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • DOMINICAN HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SANTA CRUZ SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • SUTTER MATERNITY & SURGERY CENTER OF SANTA CRUZ Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • 7TH AVENUE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SANTA CRUZ, CA)

Amtrak stations near Mount Hermon:

  • 6 miles: SANTA CRUZ (920 PACIFIC AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: WATSONVILLE (W. LAKE AVE. & RODRIGUEZ ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Hermon:

  • University of California-Santa Cruz (about 4 miles; Santa Cruz, CA; Full-time enrollment: 17,751)
  • Cabrillo College (about 9 miles; Aptos, CA; FT enrollment: 7,729)
  • West Valley College (about 15 miles; Saratoga, CA; FT enrollment: 6,128)
  • De Anza College (about 19 miles; Cupertino, CA; FT enrollment: 16,729)
  • San Jose City College (about 20 miles; San Jose, CA; FT enrollment: 5,526)
  • Foothill College (about 22 miles; Los Altos Hills, CA; FT enrollment: 9,635)
  • Santa Clara University (about 22 miles; Santa Clara, CA; FT enrollment: 7,640)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Mount Hermon: Christian Conference Grounds (A), Santa Cruz Probation Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Ferndell Creek (A), Bean Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Santa Cruz 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:

2.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

65.0%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.1%
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: 1.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Mount Hermon:

Marital status in Mount Hermon, CA
  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 4.4%

For population 25 years and over in Mount Hermon:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Hermon, CA (based on Santa Cruz County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,50013
Evangelical Protestant13,83884
Other10,59352
Mainline Protestant5,04928
Orthodox1,1044
Black Protestant2383
None181,060-
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: 64
This county:

2.55 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Santa Cruz County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 246
This county:

9.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Santa Cruz County:

6.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Santa Cruz County:

19.2%
State:

17.9%

5.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($86,556 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($391 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Santa Clara County, CA  1.26% ($138,577 average AGI)
from Monterey County, CA  0.59% ($47,838)
from Alameda County, CA  0.27% ($78,017)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($66,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($679 average AGI)
Santa Cruz County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Monterey County, CA  0.78% ($64,453 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.76% ($107,217)
to Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($56,922)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Hermon:

  • KSCO (1080 AM; 10 kW; SANTA CRUZ, CA)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYAA (1200 AM; 25 kW; SOQUEL, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)
  • KOMY (1340 AM; 1 kW; LA SELVA BEACH, CA; Owner: ZWERLING BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD)
  • KSJX (1500 AM; 10 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSRK (540 AM; 10 kW; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: PEOPLE'S RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Hermon:

  • KTEE (93.7 FM; FELTON, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K216AX (91.1 FM; LAUREL, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSQL (99.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKUP (91.5 FM; CUPERTINO, CA; Owner: ASSURANCE SCIENCES FOUNDATION)
  • KBRG (100.3 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KZSC (88.1 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KSRI (90.7 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KBAA (94.5 FM; GILROY, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFJC (89.7 FM; LOS ALTOS, CA; Owner: FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMM. COLLEGE DIST.)
  • K240CD (95.9 FM; SOQUEL, ETC., CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUFX (98.5 FM; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRTY (95.3 FM; LOS GATOS, CA; Owner: KRTY, LTD.)
  • KDON-FM (102.5 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K202DU (88.3 FM; SAN JUAN BAUTISTA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBTU (93.5 FM; HOLLISTER, CA; Owner: MAPLETON COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KLVM (89.7 FM; PRUNEDALE, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION)
  • KUSP (88.9 FM; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL B/CING. FOUNDATION,INC.)
  • K260AA (99.9 FM; CARMEL VALLEY, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWAV (96.9 FM; MONTEREY, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING OF MONTEREY)
  • KTOM-FM (100.7 FM; SALINAS, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Hermon:

  • KNTV (Channel 11; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KNTV LICENSE, INC.)
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KKPX (Channel 65; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: PAXSON SAN JOSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH1 (Channel 54; SANTA CRUZ, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.9mTotal length
  • $5,340,000Total costs
  • 5,000Total average daily traffic
  • 500Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,000Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mount Hermon, CA
  • 77.4%Utility gas
  • 17.9%Electricity
  • 4.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Mount Hermon, CA
  • 48.7%Utility gas
  • 37.8%Electricity
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.9%Wood


Mount Hermon compared to California 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Mount Hermon on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Hungary (population 500+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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