Atwater Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Atwater, CA

General Atwater Information

State: California

County: Merced County

Close cities: Ballico, CA, Merced, CA, Cressey, CA, Snelling, CA, Turlock, CA, Hilmar, CA, Stevinson, CA, Livingston, CA, Winton, CA, Delhi, CA, Planada, CA

Atwater Population (census data)
Total 26,945 (+15.6% since 2000)
Male 13,098 (48.6%)
Female 13,847 (51.4%)

Population Density: 4,987 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 93.8 (US Avg is 100)

Atwater Elevation: 151 feet above sea level

Land Area: 5.40 square miles

Median Household Income: $46,675

Zip Codes: 95301, and 95342.

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Atwater Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (44.3%)
  • Hispanic (41.5%)
  • Other race (24.5%)
  • Two or more races (6.1%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Other Asian (2.7%)
  • American Indian (2.5%)
  • Filipino (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (8.8%)
  • Irish (7.2%)
  • English (5.7%)
  • United States (5.3%)
  • Portuguese (3.2%)
  • Italian (2.0%)
Foriegn Born: 4,817 people (17.9%)
  • Latin America (82.6%)
  • Asia (17.4%)

Local Atwater Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics
NBA Basketball: Golden State Warriors, Sacramento Kings
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks

Atwater School Information

High Schools
Atwater High (2201 Fruitland Avenue, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Merced Union High District)
Buhach Colony High (1800 Buhach Road, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Merced Union High District)
Elementary Schools
Aileen Colburn Elementary (2201 Heller Street, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Bellevue Elementary (1020 East Bellevue Road, Atwater, CA, 95840 - Atwater Elementary District)
Elmer Wood Elementary (1271 West Bellevue Road, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Mitchell Elementary (1761 Grove Avenue, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Peggy Heller Elementary (201 Lake View Drive, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Shaffer Elementary (1435 California Street, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Thomas Olaeta Elementary (2266 High Street, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Other/Private Schools
Atwater Community Day (1800 Juniper Avenue, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)
Merced Scholars Charter (3553 Challenger Way, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Merced County Office Of Education District)
Mitchell Intermediate (1753 Fifth Street, Atwater, CA, 95301 - Atwater Elementary District)

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