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"New Market Opens August 1, 2013 
in California City"

"AutoZone Store under construction 
Opening September 2013"


California City 

2012 Population Estimate 13,260
2010 Census 14,120
POPULAT ION Characteristics  
Median Age 35.0
Spanish Speaking 15.38%

White Alone 62.2%
African American 15.1%
Hispanic 14.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2.9%
Some Other Race 1.0%
Two Or More Races 4.8%

Average Household
Income (city)
93505 $55,944

Public Safety (2011)
Crime Rate Per 100,000 4,067
U.S. Average 100-250K pop. 3,165

2012 Median Housing $54,500
Annual % of Change -9.92%
Affordability Index 92
Housing Units 5,216
Vacancy Rate 21.26%
Persons per Household 2.83
Homeowners 61.3%

Education 9,950
(educational attainment by pop. 25+)
No High School Diploma 17.8%
High School Graduate 29.9%
Some College, no degree 29.2%
Associate's Degree 10.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.9%
Master's Degree 3.6%
Professional School Degree 0.0%
Doctoral Degree 0.2%

Workforce 5,598
(civ employed by Pop. 16+)
Architect/Engineer 2.8%
Arts/Entertain/Sports 0.8%
Building Grounds Maint 5.5%
Business Financial Ops 3.6%
Community Soc Svcs 1.1%
Computer/Mathematical 4.6%
Construction/Extraction 3.7%
Edu/Training/Library 2.6%
Farm/Fish/Forestry 0.1%
Food Prep/Serving 6.0%
Health Practitioner/Tec 2.6%
Healthcare Support 2.4%
Maintenance Repair 7.3%
Legal 0.1%
Life/Phys/Soc Science 0.2%
Management 13.1%
Office/Admin Support 13.9%
Production 6.3%
Protective Svcs 3.4%
Sales/Related 8.0%
Personal Care/Svc 6.5%
Transportation/Moving 5.6%

Elected Officials
Mayor Patrick Bohannon.
Mayor Pro Tem
Tom Lackey
   William Smith, Jennifer Wood
   Charles McGuire, Edward Fuller
City Manager 
Tom Weil
Economic Development Department
8001 California City Blvd.
  City of California City
21000 Hacienda Boulevard 
California City, CA 93505
New businesses fill California City retail outlets.

  • New Development
  • New 20,000 sq. ft Market Opens on August 1st 2013
  • New AutoZone Store Opening in September 2013
  • AT&T completes $1.7 million regional switching hub expansion
  • Hyundai North America Test Track begins $1.9 million upgrade to enhance facility operations
  • New 78 room Best Western and Family Dollar celebrated Grand Openings
  • Dollar General Market secures site and permits for new 20,770 square foot retail and grocery store. Dollar General will become the first major grocery outlet for California City as well as becoming its largest retailer. Construction begins January 2013
  • Auto Zone secures site for new its new retail outlet within new business tract
  • Waste Management establishes new 5 acre recycling center within California City
  • Verizon improves service with additional cell tower on city owned land
  • California City Community Center complete Phase I of $550 thousand rebuild utilizing Community Development Block Grant Project. Community Development Block Grant Phase 2 approved for flooring and new outdoor pavilion slated for Spring 2013
  • New Westway Station, California City first Park and Ride, $500 thousand Dollar grant awarded for construction in Spring 2013
  • East Kern Health Care District secures 10 acres for new medical plaza
  • City completes $1 million dollar Redwood Boulevard expansion
  • City completes $500 thousand California City Sidewalk Transportation Enhancement Grant project providing pedestrians safe travel along California Citys main boulevard
  • Norm Hill Aviation secures long term lease for new maintenance facilities and jump zone at California City Municipal Airport for California City Successor Agency
  • Federal Aviation Administration approves $235 thousand dollar grant for aircraft parking apron maintenance
  • Honda North American donates three 5,000 gallon fuel tanks to the city for use at its public airport. Provides opportunity to eliminate underground fuel tank storage
  • City Wide $150 six year Parcel Tax passed to promote Public Safety (Police and Fire)
  • Added new equipment, vehicles, officers to force
  • Balanced budget with Reserves established
  • Waste Management Contract approved creating a saving/revenue gain of over $3 million over the life of the 10 year contract
  • City moves into two can recycling to comply with Cal Recycling mandate
  • City secures grant writer to aid search for new funds for future water line replacement projects
  • City realigns park and median maintenance into a new Ground Maintenance service contract with Sharper Landscaping saving $80 thousand dollars in General Fund expenses
  • City adopts new 5 year Transient Development Plan that will guide commuter transportation development within California City
  • California City Police and Public Works Department successful complete $100 thousand dollar upgrade to narrow band frequency mandated by the Federal Communications Commission
  • City Parks and Recreation secures $30 thousand Cooling Center Grant from Southern California Edison
  • Joint Use Agreement between Mojave Unified School District and California City Parks and Recreation for the highly successful Youth Basketball Program continued
  • City secures $150 thousand dollar low interest loan from the California Energy Commission to replace lighting and heating/cooling units in 5 public buildings
  • City secures $150 thousand dollar low interest loan from the California Energy Commission to replace lighting and heating/cooling units in 5 public buildings
  • California Economic Development Committee raises $10,000 to allow City wide 4th of July celebration to take place
  • Parks & Recreation takes over Toys for Tots program from departing Marine detachment, providing toys for 243 children
  • 10th annual California City Renaissance Fair continues to grow as a regional event
  • Phase I of new Scout Lodge, (foundation, plumbing, and electrical), completed through community volunteer efforts
  • OHV Continued Growth
  • City receives 2nd highest award from State Grant Program to support OHV activities and improvements
  • Work begins on new bath and shower facility for 2013 riding season at Borax Bill Park
  • OHV visitors for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays swell to over 100,000
  • New medical aid station established within Borax Bill Command Post


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8001 Cal City Blvd.
California City Ca 93505
(760) 373-2007
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