San Clemente, California

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Population in 2017: 65,267 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +30.7%
Males: 32,083  (49.2%)
Females: 33,184  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 92673.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,743 (it was $63,507 in 2000)
San Clemente:

$101,743
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $54,619 (it was $34,169 in 2000)

San Clemente city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $894,500 (it was $364,800 in 2000)
San Clemente:

$894,500
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $658,873; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $504,147; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $626,455; mobile homes: $373,493

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,830.

March 2019 cost of living index in San Clemente: 88.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.8% for American Indian residents, 16.4% for other race residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in San Clemente, CA (2017)
    • 47,05271.4%White alone
    • 11,80217.9%Hispanic
    • 2,5713.9%Asian alone
    • 2,4683.7%Two or more races
    • 4560.7%Black alone
    • 4260.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 650.10%American Indian alone
    • 890.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in San Clemente, California as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in San Clemente is 3,139 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in San Clemente by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.7)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
5
(8.0)
1
(1.6)
3
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(8.3)
1
(1.6)
6
(9.6)
3
(4.8)
8
(12.7)
1
(1.6)
5
(7.8)
6
(9.2)
3
(4.6)
12
(18.3)
19
(28.9)
10
(15.2)
9
(13.7)
9
(13.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
15
(25.0)
26
(42.8)
21
(33.5)
15
(23.9)
28
(44.6)
24
(38.2)
15
(23.3)
24
(36.9)
21
(32.2)
17
(26.0)
16
(24.3)
21
(31.9)
37
(56.4)
28
(42.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
59
(98.4)
60
(98.7)
55
(87.7)
51
(81.3)
32
(50.9)
33
(52.6)
35
(54.5)
45
(69.1)
32
(49.0)
40
(61.2)
43
(65.4)
44
(66.8)
45
(68.6)
77
(117.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
200
(333.6)
147
(241.9)
195
(310.9)
201
(320.5)
168
(267.4)
199
(316.9)
206
(320.5)
175
(268.9)
209
(320.1)
129
(197.3)
163
(247.9)
184
(279.1)
173
(263.7)
140
(213.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
579
(965.9)
577
(949.4)
515
(821.1)
540
(861.0)
644
(1,025)
526
(837.6)
631
(981.8)
603
(926.4)
582
(891.3)
485
(741.6)
534
(812.1)
547
(829.9)
574
(875.1)
697
(1,064)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(123.4)
83
(136.6)
69
(110.0)
55
(87.7)
54
(86.0)
57
(90.8)
42
(65.4)
61
(93.7)
53
(81.2)
73
(111.6)
74
(112.5)
68
(103.2)
65
(99.1)
63
(96.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(16.7)
19
(31.3)
12
(19.1)
9
(14.3)
11
(17.5)
4
(6.4)
11
(17.1)
3
(4.6)
2
(3.1)
1
(1.5)
7
(10.6)
4
(6.1)
4
(6.1)
3
(4.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)109.1103.0101.8107.1103.595.891.195.687.787.1105.496.0103.0112.5

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City-data.com crime index in San Clemente, CA

Crime rate in San Clemente detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
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San Clemente, CA City Guides:

Ancestries: English (9.7%), German (9.4%), American (5.9%), Irish (5.4%), Italian (4.2%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 160 feet

Land area: 17.6 square miles.

Population density: 3,703 people per square mile   (average).

San Clemente, California map

7,928 residents are foreign born (5.5% Latin America, 2.5% Europe, 1.7% Asia).

This city:

12.0%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,786 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,612 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: South Coast, CA (7.2 miles , pop. 288,147).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: San Diego, CA (53.2 miles , pop. 1,223,400).

Nearest cities:

Dana Point, CA (2.2 miles ),
San Juan Capistrano, CA (2.2 miles ),
South Coast, CA (2.7 miles ),
Laguna Niguel, CA (2.8 miles ),
Ladera Ranch, CA (3.0 miles ),
Las Flores, CA (3.2 miles ),
Laguna Beach, CA (3.3 miles ),
Coto de Caza, CA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.44 N, Longitude: 117.62 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,927 (-9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,914 (39.0%)

Distribution of median household income in San Clemente, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in San Clemente, CA in 2017
San Clemente satellite photo by USGS

San Clemente tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in San Clemente, CA
Historical housing units in San Clemente, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +8,663 (+21.0%).
Most common industries in San Clemente, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Construction (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.6%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.4%)
Most common occupations in San Clemente, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.2%)

Average climate in San Clemente, California

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San Clemente, California 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 107. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

107
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.186. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.186
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 7.06. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.06
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 0.113. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.113
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.50
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

San Clemente-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 683% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from San Clemente 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 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from San Clemente center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
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 100.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 4/21/1918 at 22:32:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 27.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/31/1934 at 18:45:56, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 119.7 miles away from San Clemente 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 Orange County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Fires: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 5, Mudslides: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
San Clemente topographic map

Main business address for: Pacific Coast National Bancorp (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (HOTELS & MOTELS), ICU MEDICAL INC/DE (SURGICAL & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS & APPARATUS), BIOLASE TECHNOLOGY INC (DENTAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES).

Hospitals and medical centers in San Clemente:

  • CALLE SONORA PLACE (201 CALLE SONORA)
  • SADDLEBACK MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER - SAN CLEMENTE (654 CAMINO DE LOS MARES)
  • SAN CLEMENTE HOSP AND MED D/P SNF (654 CAMINO DE LOS MARES)

Heliports located in San Clemente:

Amtrak station:

SAN CLEMENTE PIER (MUNICIPAL PIER) . Services: free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, public transit connection.

Nuclear power plants:

  • San Onofre 1. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 436 MWe. Permanently shutdown. Date started: 01/1968. Date closed : 11/1992..
  • San Onofre 2. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.Combustion Engineering. Inc.Southern California Edison Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1070 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 07/1982. Commercial start: 08/1983..
  • San Onofre 3. General Electric Co.Bechtel Corp.Combustion Engineering. Inc.Southern California Edison Co. and San Diego Gas & Electric Co.Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1080 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 08/1983. Commercial start: 04/1984..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to San Clemente:

  • Saddleback College (about 9 miles; Mission Viejo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 13,716)
  • Brandman University (about 18 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 6,027)
  • Coastline Community College (about 19 miles; Fountain Valley, CA; FT enrollment: 4,591)
  • Concordia University-Irvine (about 19 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 3,284)
  • Irvine Valley College (about 19 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 8,005)
  • University of California-Irvine (about 20 miles; Irvine, CA; FT enrollment: 28,587)
  • Vanguard University of Southern California (about 23 miles; Costa Mesa, CA; FT enrollment: 2,104)

Public high school in San Clemente:

Private high school in San Clemente:

  • ST MICHAELS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 55, Location: 107 W MARQUITA, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in San Clemente:

Private elementary/middle schools in San Clemente:

  • OUR SAVIORS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 270, Location: 200 AVENIDA SAN PABLO, Grades: PK-5)
  • OUR LADY OF FATIMA SCHOOL (Students: 204, Location: 105 N LA ESPERANZA, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in San Clemente

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to churches: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2 locations: 310 Avenida Vista Montana and 470 Camino San Clemente
  • Taylor Harrison, current Divison 1 college basketball player at University of California-Berkeley, was born and raised in San Clemente.
  • Home of 16 Pro skateboarder, Ryan Sheckler!

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in San Clemente: Rancho San Clemente Business Park (A), Pacific Golf Club (B), Shorecliffs Country Club (C), San Clemente Golf Course (D), Ole Hanson Beach Club (E), San Clemente Branch Orange County Public Library (F), Orange County Fire Authority Station 50 (G), Orange County Fire Authority Station 59 (H), Orange County Fire Authority Station 60 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Pico Plaza Shopping Center (1), El Camino Plaza Shopping Center (2), Ocean View Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in San Clemente include: Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. (A), ICU MEDICAL INC/DE (B), BIOLASE TECHNOLOGY INC (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in San Clemente include: Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church (A), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (B), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in San Clemente include: Bonita Canyon Park (1), Linda Lane Park (2), San Clemente State Beach (3), San Luis Rey Park (4), Mira Costa Park (5), San Gorgonio Park (6), Calafia Beach County Park (7), Leslie Park (8), Parque Del Mar (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: San Clemente City Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: A Destiny Travel (Recreational Trips & Guides; 810 Calle Pluma).

Hotels: Beachcomber Motel (533 Avenida Victoria), Algodon Motel (135 Avenida Algodon), Best Western Casablanca Inn (1601 North El Camino Real), Budget Lodge (2002 South El Camino Real), Brisa de San Clemente LLC (711 South El Camino Real).

Birthplace of: Melissa Schuman - Musician, Olivia Burnette - Film actor, Ryan Sheckler - Film actor, Aaron Michael Metchik - Actor, Sue Enquist - Softball player, Cole Bergquist - And football player, Jennie Elizabeth Eisenhower - Stage, Kelly Crean - Actor, Todd Follmer - College basketball player (UC Santa Barbara Gauchos), Tyler Smith - College basketball player (San Diego State Aztecs).

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.1%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in San Clemente in 2010:

  • 133 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 23 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in San Clemente in 2000:

  • 156 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 70 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Banks with most branches in San Clemente (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oceanview Plaza Branch, San Clemente Branch, Talega Village Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Avenida Pico Albertsons Banking Cent, San Clemente North Branch, San Clemento Branch. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Talega Branch at 965 Avenida Pico, branch established on 2004/12/20; San Clemente Banking Center at 300 S. El Camino Real, Suite 100, branch established on 1934/12/24. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Union Bank, National Association: San Clemente Branch at 810 Avenida Pico, branch established on 1969/03/14; San Clemente Hills Instore Branch at 638 Camino De Los Mares Ste B, branch established on 1993/04/15. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: San Clemente Albertsons Branch at 989 Avenida Pico, branch established on 2002/03/05; San Clemente Branch at 1051 Avenida Pico, branch established on 2004/06/07. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • California Bank & Trust: San Clemente Branch at 115 Via Pico Plaza, branch established on 1982/10/06. Info updated 2009/07/20: Bank assets: $10,894.1 mil, Deposits: $9,193.9 mil, headquarters in San Diego, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Citibank, National Association: 570 Camino De Estrella Branch at 570 Camino De Estrella, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: San Clemente Branch at 641 Camino De Los Mares, branch established on 1997/10/14. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank of Long Beach: San Clemente Branch at 501 N El Camino Real, branch established on 2006/06/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $4,659.3 mil, Deposits: $3,393.5 mil, headquarters in Long Beach, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Palomar Enterprises, Llc

For population 15 years and over in San Clemente:

Marital status in San Clemente, CA
  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in San Clemente:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
California average:

15.0

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for San Clemente, CA (based on Orange County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic797,47367
Evangelical Protestant345,893894
Other141,815329
Mainline Protestant76,574202
Orthodox13,40619
Black Protestant2,4248
None1,632,647-
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: 530
Orange County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
Orange County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 147
Orange County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 434
Orange County:

1.46 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2,438
Here:

8.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

18.5%
California:

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

16.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
San Clemente:

50.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
San Clemente:

28.3
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
San Clemente:

21.0%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.3%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
San Clemente:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
San Clemente:

33.7%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

57.0%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
San Clemente:

79.1%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of San Clemente, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 37$195,121$63,2824$6,926
Parks and Recreation 27$106,704$47,424128$90,916
Sewerage 20$86,869$52,1210$0
Water Supply 20$92,497$55,4981$3,412
Other Government Administration 19$95,728$60,46021$16,007
Financial Administration 18$85,328$56,8854$5,489
Housing and Community Development (Local) 10$46,104$55,3251$2,586
Other and Unallocable 7$30,714$52,6532$4,302
Solid Waste Management 1$3,596$43,1520$0
Totals for Government 159$742,661$56,050161$129,638

San Clemente government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $10,431,000 ($159.82)
    Water Utilities: $6,829,000 ($104.63)
    Regular Highways: $2,689,000 ($41.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,778,000 ($27.24)
    Sewerage: $1,453,000 ($22.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $619,000 ($9.48)
    Central Staff Services: $491,000 ($7.52)
    Health - Other: $186,000 ($2.85)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $15,649,000 ($239.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,510,000 ($161.03)
    Central Staff Services: $9,902,000 ($151.72)
    Sewerage: $7,389,000 ($113.21)
    Regular Highways: $4,109,000 ($62.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $4,069,000 ($62.34)
    Financial Administration: $3,443,000 ($52.75)
    Health - Other: $2,323,000 ($35.59)
    Housing and Community Development: $810,000 ($12.41)
    Police Protection: $653,000 ($10.01)
    General - Other: $595,000 ($9.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $270,000 ($4.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $152,000 ($2.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $70,000 ($1.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($0.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $926,000 ($14.19)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $11,354,000 ($173.96)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $7,398,000 ($113.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $1,024,000 ($15.69)
    Regular Highways: $35,000 ($0.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,174,000 ($232.49)

San Clemente government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,271,000 ($142.05)
    Other: $4,338,000 ($66.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,799,000 ($58.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000 ($6.16)
    Regular Highways: $257,000 ($3.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($2.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $364,000 ($5.58)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($0.25)
    Other: $8,000 ($0.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($0.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $1,930,000 ($29.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,195,000 ($18.31)
    Interest Earnings: $1,015,000 ($15.55)
    Special Assessments: $738,000 ($11.31)
    Donations From Private Sources: $477,000 ($7.31)
    General Revenue - Other: $46,000 ($0.70)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,425,000 ($251.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,702,000 ($56.72)
    General Local Government Support: $1,114,000 ($17.07)
    Highways: $991,000 ($15.18)
    Sewerage: $137,000 ($2.10)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($0.52)
  • Tax - Property: $32,484,000 ($497.71)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,014,000 ($76.82)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,288,000 ($35.06)
    Other License: $1,823,000 ($27.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,541,000 ($23.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $824,000 ($12.63)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $470,000 ($7.20)

San Clemente government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,721,000 ($302.16)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,180,000 ($278.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,546,000 ($100.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,005,000 ($76.69)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,722,000 ($593.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $86,446,000 ($1324.50)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,428,000 ($52.52)

4.66% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($76,703 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Orange 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  1.64% ($74,627 average AGI)
from Riverside County, CA  0.45% ($58,801)
from San Diego County, CA  0.27% ($69,550)


4.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.99%
California average:

5.21%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,308 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.07%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  1.35% ($64,742 average AGI)
to Riverside County, CA  0.64% ($64,976)
to San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($85,709)
Businesses in San Clemente, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Jones New York1
99 Cents Only Stores1KFC1
Albertsons2Kroger3
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1New Balance1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Big O Tires1Panda Express1
Blockbuster2Panera Bread1
CVS2Payless1
Carl\s Jr.3Penske1
Circle K2Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery1Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack2
Curves1Rite Aid1
DHL1Sears1
Days Inn1Staples1
Dennys1Starbucks5
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile4
El Pollo Loco1Taco Bell2
FedEx14Trader Joe's1
GameStop1Travelodge1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn2UPS13
IHOP1Vans1
Jamba Juice1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in San Clemente:

  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFMB (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: MIDWEST TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KXTA (1150 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNX (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KCBQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN DIEGO, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KPRZ (1210 AM; 20 kW; SAN MARCOS, CA; Owner: RADIO 1210, INC.)
  • KMPC (1540 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in San Clemente:

  • KWVE (107.9 FM; SAN CLEMENTE, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF COSTA MESA)
  • KSBR (88.5 FM; MISSION VIEJO, CA; Owner: SADDLEBACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST.)
  • KRTM (88.9 FM; TEMECULA, CA; Owner: PENFOLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRD (90.1 FM; YUCAIPA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDLE (103.1 FM; NEWPORT BEACH, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC.)
  • KUOR-FM (89.1 FM; REDLANDS, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS)
  • KCBS-FM (93.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KZLA-FM (93.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSCA (101.9 FM; GLENDALE, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLOS (95.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLOS-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • K212FA (90.3 FM; TEMPLE CITY, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KOST (103.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPWR (105.9 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLSX (97.1 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KLVE (107.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KLVE-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KIIS-FM (102.7 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUSC (91.5 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA)
  • KPCC (89.3 FM; PASADENA, CA; Owner: PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KHHT (92.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBIG-FM (104.3 FM; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of San Clemente fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 630ft / 192mTotal length
  • $12,028,000Total costs
  • 2,844,610Total average daily traffic
  • 182,741Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,638,431Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in San Clemente, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for San Clemente, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in San Clemente)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in San Clemente, CA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 346 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in San Clemente)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in San Clemente)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 8 full and 3 partial 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 ORIGINATED87$480,739336$483,5751,692$390,31474$293,2542$1,712,500210$371,7666$159,898
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$454,30744$496,619168$420,4875$135,0680$025$350,4942$127,095
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$428,25569$523,046452$489,24618$247,1442$2,462,50071$438,0659$224,028
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$507,65079$512,085297$437,5609$408,7360$044$403,5481$232,120
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$368,53516$498,22698$435,98811$361,0640$012$359,6350$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in San Clemente, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$481,8712$296,275
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$519,8614$429,488
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$244,6784$576,405
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$298,6901$337,360
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$234,2800$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Clemente, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in San Clemente, CA - Value

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 71. The highest number of fire incidents - 93 took place in 2011, and the least - 47 in 2006. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in San Clemente, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.3%), and Structure Fires (27.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in San Clemente, CA
    • 42342.3%Outside Fires
    • 27827.8%Structure Fires
    • 23823.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 626.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for San Clemente, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in San Clemente, California:

  • The Volare, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member, 111 S Avenida De Ln Estrella, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 361-3000, Fax: (949) 361-2472
  • Comfort Suites San Clemente, 3701 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 361-6600, Fax: (949) 366-9745
  • Hampton Inn & Suites San Clemente, 2481 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 366-1000, Fax: (949) 366-1030
  • Best Western Casablanca Inn, 1601 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 361-1644, Fax: (949) 361-3825
  • Rodeway Inn, 1301 N El Camino Real, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 361-0636, Fax: (949) 361-0074
  • Holiday Inn Express San Clemente, 35 Via Pico Plz, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 498-8800, Fax: (949) 498-4840
  • Villa Del Mar, 612 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 498-5080, Fax: (949) 498-8857
  • Sea Horse Resort, 602 Avenida Victoria, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 492-1720, Fax: (949) 498-8857
  • Hotel Miramar, 2222 S El Camino Real, San Clemente, California 92672 , Phone: (949) 492-4992
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in San Clemente, California
Most common first names in San Clemente, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John26876.0 years
Robert22674.9 years
Mary22581.8 years
William19877.0 years
James15173.2 years
George13679.1 years
Charles13176.8 years
Helen13081.9 years
Richard12073.6 years
Dorothy10281.3 years
Most common last names in San Clemente, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9576.7 years
Johnson7178.5 years
Miller6073.7 years
Anderson5578.4 years
Jones4678.6 years
Brown4576.0 years
Davis4579.5 years
Wilson3680.2 years
Nelson3179.1 years
Taylor2881.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in San Clemente, CA
  • 85.3%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Electricity
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in San Clemente, CA
  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 21.8%Electricity
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


San Clemente compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

San Clemente on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of thefts per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: management occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest city-data.com crime index (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: legal occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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