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Ramona

Ramona

  •   State: 
    California
      County: 
    San Diego County
      City: 
    Ramona
      County FIPS: 
    06073
      Coordinates: 
    33°2′9″N 116°52′14″W
      Area total: 
    38.433 sq mi (99.539 km²)
      Area land: 
    38.412 sq mi (99.485 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.021 sq mi (0.054 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,430 ft (436 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    33,0335
      Longitude: 
    -116,8621
      Dman name cbsa: 
    San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    92065
      GMAP: 

    Ramona, San Diego County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
    17,886
      Population density: 
    530 residents per square mile of area (200/km²)
      Household income: 
    $65,006
      Households: 
    5,039
      Unemployment rate: 
    10.50%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.75%
      Income taxes: 
    9.30%

Ramona is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. The name Ramona also refers to an unincorporated community (with some plans to incorporate) that includes both the Ramona CDP and the adjacent CDP of San Diego Country Estates. The population of the two CDPs was 30,301 at the 2010 census, up from 25,223 at the 2000 census. The Ramona Community Planning Area had a population of 33,404 at the2000 census. USDA Hardiness Zones are 9b and 10a. The first post office was called Nuevo. In 1886, a land speculation syndicate, headed by Milton Santee, acquired 3,200 acres (13 km²) for a townsite in the Santa Maria Valley and named it Ramona. The next year the town reverted to NueVO because there was another town, in Los Angeles County, called Ramona, and when it was finally abandoned the present-day Ramona took that name. In 1991, Ramona Town Hall was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building is one of the largest, oldest, adobe structures in southern California. It was designed by architect William S. Hebbard, with his partner Irving Gill, who later produced San Diego's best architecture until its breakup in 1907. In the past, the Town Hall has been home to high school classes from 1894 to 1907. It has also been known as Town Hall of Nueva, and Barnett Hall.

History

Rancho Valle de Pamo (also called Rancho Santa María) was a 17,709-acre (71.67 km²) Mexican land grant that occupied the Santa Maria Valley. The first post office was called Nuevo. The town took the name Ramona in 1886, when a land speculation syndicate, headed by Milton Santee, acquired 3,200 acres for a townsite. The Ramona Town Hall was designed by architect William S. Hebbard, who later, with his partner, Irving Gill, produced San Diego's best architecture until its breakup in 1907. The building is one of the largest, and oldest, adobe structures in southern California. Ramona was home to Ramonas first high school. Classes met upstairs from 1894 to 1898. The towns first bank also met in the building, and several religious groups met there before their churches were built. In the 1960s, boxer Archie Moore held a training camp called "Salt Mine" which trained George Foreman and Muhammad Ali. The Town Hall used as a theater in the 1940s, including a dance hall and the site of the movie projector. It also was known as the community center and dance hall of the Ramona community. In 1991, the building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It has also been known as Town Hall of NueVO, and Barnett Hall. It is located at 645 Main Street in Ramona, and is now home to theRamona Pioneer Historical Society and its Guy B Woodward Museum.

Government

As an unincorporated town, Ramona's plenary local governing body is the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Many governmental functions operate at the local level in Ramona. The Ramona Municipal Water District (RMWD) is the local agency for water and sewer service, fire protection, paramedic services, and parks. The RMWD is governed by a five-member elected board of directors. The InterMountain Fire - Rescue Department operates as a California 501c(3) non-profit corporation. Ramona Adult School was established in 1993 by the Ramona Unified School District. It offers adult education courses for adults in the areas of: high school diploma, GED, HISET, and adult basic education. The adult school campus is located on the grounds of Montecito high school which is nestled in beautiful and historic foothills of the noteworthy Cuyamaca Mountains. The Nuevo Gardens Memorial Cemetery is a public cemetery located at 532 Ash Street,Ramona, CA 92065, and governed by the three-person Board of Trustees, who are appointed by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. In the U.S. House of Representatives, Ramona is in California's 50th congressional district, represented by Republican Darrell Issa. In California's 38th Senate District, Catherine Blakespear is the representative of Ramona, and in the 71st Assembly District, Randy Voepel is the Republican.

Geography

Because Ramona is not an incorporated city, there are no city limits by which to measure its area. The Ramona Community Planning Area encompasses more than 84,000 acres (340 km²) in central San Diego County. The RCPA consists primarily of the Santa Maria Valley and the San Vicente Valley, and the steep or mountainous terrain surrounding them. In the San Pasqual Valley, the RCPA abuts the City of San Diego. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Ramona CDP covers an area of 38.4 square miles (99 km²), 99.95% of it land, and 0.05% of the water. The historical town center of Ramona was the Rancho Santa Maria, a Mexican land grant. The Barona Indian Reservation is also within part of therancho Cañada de San Vicente y Mesa del Padre Barona Mexican landGrant. The San Diego Country Estates subdivision in Ramona are located in the Sanvicente Valley. The city is located at 33°230N 116°525W. The elevation is 1,391 ft (424 m) above sea level (at Ramona Airport). The city's population is approximately 2,000. It is located near the intersection of State Route 67 and State Route 78 and near the economic center ofRamona. This is near the junction of State routes 67 and 78. It also includes the Ballena Valley east of town, and Bandy Canyon and a small portion of the southern edge of the San pasqual Valley.

Climate

Ramona has a Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csa) typical of inland southern California. High diurnal temperature variation that averages 30.3 °F (16.8 °C) over the year. Official record temperatures since 1974 range from 16°F (9°C) on January 17, 2007, up to 117 °F on July 6, 2018. The town has a population of 1,000. It is located in the San Diego County, California, United States. It has a latitude of 38.4°S and a longitude of 80.7°S. The city's name is derived from the Spanish word "Ramona" which means "home" or "town" in Spanish. It was founded in 1788. It lies on the banks of the San Francisco Bay. The community is located on the San Gabriel River, which is a tributary of the Santa Catalina River. The San Diego River flows through the town. It runs through the center of the town and into the San Fernando Valley. It also runs through a section of northern California called the San Joaquin Valley, where it is part of the Imperial Valley region. The area has a high elevation of 4,000 feet (1,200 m) and a low elevation of 2,000 ft (600 m). The town's name comes from the town of Ramona, which was founded by Spanish settlers in 17th century, and is now the site of the Ramona National Park.

Demographics

At the 2010 census, Ramona had a population of 20,292. The racial makeup of Ramona was 15,887 (78.3%) White, 139 (0.7%) African American, 224 (1.1%) Native American, 279 (1.4%) Asian, 71 (0.3) Pacific Islander, 2,965 (14.6%) from other races, and 727 (3.6) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,334 persons (31.2%) The census reported that 20,168 people (99.4% of the population) lived in households. There were 7,083 housing units at an average density of 184.3 per square mile, of the occupied units 4,187 (63.2) were owner-occupied and 2,440 (36.8%) were rented. Ramona has a single United States Postal Service ZIP code: 92065. The U.S. Census Bureau created a new statistical entity for tabulating summary statistics from Census 2000 by ZIP code, the Zip Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) Ramona is located in the Ramona Community Planning Area (RCPA) The RCPA includes some land area outside the 92065 ZCTA, as well as some land outside the RCPA that is part of the San Diego Country Estate CDP. The population for the CDP, including San Diego country estates, was 30,301 at the 2000 census.

Agriculture

At one time Ramona was known as the "Turkey Capital of the World" Turkey production went into sharp decline following World War II. Egg production, which began in the 1920s, thrived into the 1970s. The demise of the egg industry was, in part, due to population growth and increased land values. Best Pal, the second-place finisher of the 1991 Kentucky Derby, is buried on the Golden Eagle Farm in eastern Ramona's Ballena Valley. The 89,000-acre (360 km²) Ramona Valley American Viticultural Area surrounds the town.. avocado and citrus orchards are also prominent in Ramona, along with a number of wineries and vineyards. The town is home to the California Horse Breeders' Association, which promotes thoroughbred horse breeding in the state, and has a breeding program for thoroughbreds in the county, as well as a thoroughbred breeding program in Southern California. It is the only state in the U.S. that has a program for breeding thoroughbred race horses, and the only one in the nation that has ever earned more than the US$5.6 million in purses won by Best Pal. The state has a horse-breeding program, which has been in place since the 1950s, but has not been fully developed. The program is in the process of developing a program that would allow the state to breed thoroughbred horses for the first time in more than 50 years. It would be the first of its kind in California.

Notable residents

The town of Ramona has a population of about 6,000. Ramona is located in southern New Mexico. The town is home to a number of notable people, including film director Budd Boetticher, actor Ross Martin, boxer Archie Moore, and Playboy Playmate Lynda Wiesmeier. It is also home to the Ramona High School, Ramona Middle School, and Ramona Junior High School. The Ramona School District was founded in 1881. The school was named after the town's founder, William Cagney, who was born and grew up in Ramona. It was also the home of baseball player Dave Cripe, who played for the San Diego Padres, the San Francisco Giants, and the Los Angeles Dodgers. The city is also the birthplace of motorcyclist Jake Gagne, a MotoGP, Superbike, and Superbike World Championship racer. It also has a street named for the late magician and magician,ai Vernon, who died in Ramonas. It has been home to many famous people, such as actor and film producer Budd Boeticher and baseball player William Thomas Burns, who lived and played in the town. The community is also known for its golf course, which was built in the 1930s and 1940s, and for its historic homes. The village is located on a former ranch owned by the Cagneys, who owned a ranch in the 1950s and 1960s. The area was once known as "The Wild Wild West" because of its association with the Wild West.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Ramona, San Diego County, California = 5.2. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 74. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 71. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Ramona = 5.9 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 17,886 individuals with a median age of 31.7 age the population grows by 1.18% in Ramona, San Diego County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 530 residents per square mile of area (200/km²). There are average 3.13 people per household in the 5,039 households with an average household income of $65,006 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.50% of the available work force and has dropped -5.41% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 18.68%. The number of physicians in Ramona per 100,000 population = 243.9.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Ramona = 16.5 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 44. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 263. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 38.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 45, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Ramona, San Diego County, California which are owned by the occupant = 58.21%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 30 years with median home cost = $285,520 and home appreciation of -13.40%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $7.35 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,728 per student. There are 25.8 students for each teacher in the school, 3462 students for each Librarian and 1117 students for each Counselor. 7.26% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 10.78% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.95% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Ramona's population in San Diego County, California of 1,826 residents in 1900 has increased 9,8-fold to 17,886 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.87% female residents and 50.13% male residents live in Ramona, San Diego County, California.

    As of 2020 in Ramona, San Diego County, California are married and the remaining 41.99% are single population.

  • 35 minutes is the average time that residents in Ramona require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    73.96% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 14.46% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.71% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.61% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Ramona, San Diego County, California, 58.21% are owner-occupied homes, another 39.27% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.52% are vacant.

  • The 42.69% of the population in Ramona, San Diego County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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