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Pacifica, CA

  • Population: 38,000
  • Median Household Income: $82,000.00
  • Median Age: 41.5
  • County: San Mateo
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Immigration Nation

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 67.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 54.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 20.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 57.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 25.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 37.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $82,000.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 6.0% American Community Survey
Population 38,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 41.5 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 10.0% American Community Survey
White 69.0% American Community Survey
African-American 4.0% American Community Survey
Asian 20.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 15.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 6.1% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $39,292,725.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $2,401,343.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 76 Internal Revenue Service
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.25% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $8,946,783.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $4,021,310.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $5,962,130.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $188,990.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 22,600 California Secretary of State
Democrats 56.08% California Secretary of State
Republicans 16.3% California Secretary of State
Green Party 1.19% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.45% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 22.81% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Average Commute (minutes) 28.8 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 4.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 39.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 74 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 68 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 9.3% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 1 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 9.5% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 18 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Car Wash/Detailing Businesses 3 California Department of Industrial Relations
Landscape Architects 5 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 2 Safeway
Liquor Licenses 24 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Target 0 Target
Wal-Mart 0 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Libraries with free Wi-Fi 2 California State Library
Charter Schools 0 California Department of Education
Private Schools 2 California Department of Education
Public Schools 7 California Department of Education
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Funeral Establishments 1 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 0 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Vacant Units 3.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 22.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 8.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 30.0% American Community Survey
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 0 YMCA Centers
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Local Newspapers 1 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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