Shoshone, California

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Population in 2010: 31.
Population change since 2000: -40.4%
Males: 23  (76.5%)
Females: (23.5%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
California median age:

37.0 years

Zip codes: 92384, 92389.

Shoshone Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $154,698 (it was $66,250 in 2000)
Shoshone:

$154,698
CA:

$80,440

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $115,702 (it was $27,051 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $45,028 (it was $19,100 in 2000)
Shoshone:

$45,028
CA:

$568,500
March 2019 cost of living index in Shoshone: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: European (46.1%), Romanian (30.8%), French (23.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 1569 feet

Land area: 28.7 square miles.

Population density: 1.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Shoshone, California map

4 residents are foreign born (23.5% Europe, 17.6% Asia).

This place:

23.5%
California:

26.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Shoshone CDP:

9.2% ($1,750)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spring Valley, NV (57.9 miles , pop. 117,390).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (60.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (176.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Death Valley, CA (2.7 miles ),
Tecopa, CA (3.0 miles),
Pahrump, NV (4.7 miles ),
Crystal, NV (5.0 miles ),
Sandy Valley, NV (6.0 miles ),
Mount Charleston, NV (6.4 miles ),
Amargosa Valley, NV (6.5 miles ),
Furnace Creek, CA (6.9 miles)

Latitude: 35.97 N, Longitude: 116.27 W

Area code: 760

Distribution of median household income in Shoshone, CA in 2019

Shoshone satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.8%
California:

7.9%

Average climate in Shoshone, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Shoshone-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above California state average. It is 7194% 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 124.1 miles away from the city 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 167.7 miles away from the city 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 100.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 15:05:30, a magnitude 6.9 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.9 ME, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 120.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from Shoshone center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Inyo County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shoshone topographic map

Airports located in Shoshone:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shoshone:

  • College of Southern Nevada (about 60 miles; Las Vegas, NV; Full-time enrollment: 18,996)
  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas (about 64 miles; Las Vegas, NV; FT enrollment: 21,153)
  • Nevada State College (about 75 miles; Henderson, NV; FT enrollment: 2,346)
  • Cerro Coso Community College (about 84 miles; Ridgecrest, CA; FT enrollment: 2,420)
  • Barstow Community College (about 87 miles; Barstow, CA; FT enrollment: 2,120)
  • Victor Valley College (about 118 miles; Victorville, CA; FT enrollment: 7,630)
  • Mohave Community College (about 135 miles; Kingman, AZ; FT enrollment: 3,309)

Public high schools in Shoshone:

Public elementary/middle school in Shoshone:

See full list of schools located in Shoshone

Points of interest:

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Tourist attraction: Death Valley Chamber Of Commerce (Recreational Trips & Guides; Highway 127) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Inyo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shoshone and their reported violations in the past:

CHARLES BROWN WATER COMPANY (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-29-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-1993, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
TECOPA FRANCIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2010)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 12 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

1.8 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

35.3%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

23.5%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Shoshone:

Marital status in Shoshone, CA
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 14.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 40.5%

For population 25 years and over in Shoshone:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 76.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 35.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.7
California average:

14.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shoshone, CA (based on Inyo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8275
Evangelical Protestant1,49423
Mainline Protestant8455
Other6294
Black Protestant1781
None10,573-
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: 6
Inyo County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Inyo County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Inyo County:

9.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Inyo County:

16.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

8.1%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Inyo County:

23.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shoshone:

47.0%
California:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Shoshone:

29.1
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.4%
State:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.9%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shoshone:

6.6
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Shoshone:

42.4%
California:

31.5%

General health condition:
Shoshone:

60.3%
California:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Shoshone:

84.5%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shoshone, CA Residents

7.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,410 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.10%
California average:

5.03%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.09% ($63,013 average AGI)
from Mono County, CA  0.72% ($48,843)
from San Diego County, CA  0.41% ($67,000)


7.66% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,718 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.66%
California average:

5.21%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Mono County, CA  0.73% ($57,654 average AGI)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.51% ($54,944)
to Kern County, CA  0.38% ($53,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shoshone:

  • KDWN (720 AM; 50 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: RADIO NEVADA CORP.)
  • KXNT (840 AM; 50 kW; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFI (640 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KPLS (830 AM; 50 kW; ORANGE, CA; Owner: CRN LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSQ (870 AM; 10 kW; WHITNEY, NV; Owner: KLSQ-AM LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KTNQ (1020 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KTNQ-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KENO (1460 AM; 10 kW; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFWB (980 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDIS (1110 AM; 50 kW; PASADENA, CA; Owner: ABC,INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shoshone:

  • KQOL-FM (93.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXTE (107.5 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMP (92.3 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K211DC (90.1 FM; PAHRUMP, NV; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQMR (99.3 FM; INDIAN SPRINGS, NV; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KLUC-FM (98.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KXPT (97.1 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: LOTUS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNPR (89.5 FM; LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KJUL (104.3 FM; NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV; Owner: KJUL LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOAS (105.7 FM; DOLAN SPRINGS, AZ; Owner: DESERT SKY MEDIA, LLC)
  • KHYZ (99.7 FM; MOUNTAIN PASS, CA; Owner: KHWY, INC.)
  • KIXF (101.5 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: HIGHWAY RADIO, INC.)
  • KHRQ (94.9 FM; BAKER, CA; Owner: THE DRIVE LLC)

Shoshone fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 2019 05:45 PM, Sr-127, Lat: 35.966403, Lon: -116.269525, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • GLEN S NASH, Dot Mtc Stn Jct Hwy 127 & 178 (Lat: 35.971667 Lon: -116.271111), Type: 8.2, Overall height: 7.6 m, Registrant: State Of California, Gnash@telecom.Dgs.Ca.Gov, , Sacra-mento, Phone: (916) 657-9454
  • Dot Mtc Stn Jct Hwy 127 & 178 (Lat: 35.971667 Lon: -116.271111), Type: 8.2, Overall height: 7.6 m, Registrant: State Of California, Gnash@telecom.Dgs.Ca.Gov, , Sacra-mento, Phone: (916) 657-9454

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Shoshone, Shoshone Ca City Communications Pole Ca-127 (Lat: 35.974444 Lon: -116.269611), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQWT821,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, 11155.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/17/2015, Expiration Date: 11/17/2025, Certifier: Marty Mizrahi, Registrant: Lasvegas.Net, 2595 Fremont Street, Las Vegas, NV 89104, Phone: (702) 792-5100, Fax: (702) 870-7392, Email:
  • SHOSHONE, 4 Mi S Of (Lat: 35.899500 Lon: -116.275222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: KNK44,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2020, Expiration Date: 08/01/2030, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD6PLG, Licensee ID: L00271196, Grant Date: 11/13/2012, Expiration Date: 12/08/2022, Certifier: Steven C Buck, Registrant: Steven C Buck, Shoshone, CA 92384

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shoshone, CA
  • 76.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 23.1%Electricity


Shoshone compared to California state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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