Lemoore Kings County, California
LOCATION: Lemoore is located on Hwy 198, 195 miles north of Los Angeles, 210 miles south of both San Francisco and Sacramento and 30 miles south of Fresno, incorporated July 11, 1900.
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|General Info||ECONOMIC GROWTH & TRENDS|
|Sewer Service||Taxable Sales **||1990||2003||2004||.||03-04% Change|
|Storm Drain/Flood Ctrl||Kings Co.||$582,138,000||$1,007,437,000||$1,089,349,000||.||8.1%|
|Telephone||Other ***||1990||2002||2003||.||02-03% Change|
|Taxes & Ins. Rates||Occ. Dwellings||4,887||7,047||7,124||.||2.4%|
|Recreation||Pub Schools (K-8)||1,579||5,414||5,539||.||2.3%|
|Housing Availability||Pub Schools (9-12)||1,279||2,138||2,098||.||-1.9%|
|Major Employers||SOURCE: Kings County Superintendant of Schools|
|Period||Min °||Mean °||Max °||In.||4:00am||10:00am||4:00pm||221ft|
|July||62||81||100||.00||53||39||21||Mean Wind Sp|
|SOURCE: * CA Dept of Finance ** CA State Board of Equalization *** Kings County Planning|
There are two industrial parks in the city limits zoned for highway commercial and light industrial. The Lemoore Industrial Park is located at the crossroads of Highways 198 and 41 with access to both. The Park consists of 400 acres of improved and unimproved land. Parcels from 3 to 100 acres are available. Sales prices range from $10,000 to $40,000 per acre. The terrain is flat, drainage is good, subsoil is sandy loam and piling is not required. The northern 150 acres are served by 12-inch water mains. Sewer lines range in size from 6-15 inches. The Industrial Park is located in both the Kings County Enterprise Zone and the Kings Recycling and Development Zone. The Semas-Pedersen Industrial Park is located west of Highway 41 and contains 240 acres of light industrial zoned property. All of this property is Greenfield at the present with no infrastructure in place. However, the property does have access to rail whereas the Lemoore Industrial Park does not.
Back to Demographic ListWATER SUPPLY:
Pumping capacity is 4.75 MGD. Residential charges are $9.75 per 700 cubic feet per month. $.65 per 100 cubic feet up to 2,100 cubic feet per month. Fees for new construction are calculated on a per acre basis.
Average load is 25 MGD with capacity of 4.4 MGD. Additional capacity is available for industrial development. Commercial sewer service charge is calculated using a formula based on residential equivalents. Fees for new construction are calculated on a per acre basis. For more information regarding commercial sewer charges, contact the City of Lemoore: 119 Fox Street, Lemoore CA 93245 - Phone: 559-924-6715
Back to Demographic ListSTORM DRAIN AND FLOOD CONTROL:
Storm drain master plans are adopted for al l parts of the City. Fees are calculated on a per acre basis.
Back to Demographic ListNATURAL GAS:
Name of Supplier: The Gas Company
For special industrial rates contact The Gas Company office located at 5000 W. Cypress, Visalia, CA 93277. Telephone number: (213) 244-1200
Name of Supplier: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
For special rates contact the Pacific Gas and Electric Company office located at 344 W. D Street, Lemoore, CA 93245. Telephone number: (559) 924-9540.
Back to Demographic ListTELEPHONE:
Name of Supplier:: AT&T
For rates contact the AT&T Telephone Company office located at 5555 Olive Avenue, Room C-130, Fresno, CA 93762. Telephone number: (661) 327-6565.
Back to Demographic ListTAXES AND INSURANCE RATES:
|Retail Sales Tax:||State 6% - City/County 1.25% Total: 7.25%|
|Typical Commercial Property Tax Rate:||1.02% annual|
|Typical Industrial Property Tax Rate:||1.02% annual|
|City Fire Insurance Rating:||Class 3|
Back to Demographic ListMAJOR EMPLOYERS:
|Company||# of Employees||Product|
Communication Services for the Deaf
Leprino Foods (East & West)
Food Kings Market
Lemoore Naval Air Station
The Palace Casino
|Relay Call Service
Back to Demographic ListRECREATION:
The city has five parks, two baseball parks, four playgrounds, skate park, paintball facility, 18-hole golf course, public swimming pool, skeet field, softball and soccer sports complex, midget race track, motor-cross track, racquetball/tennis club, and fishing and hunting nearby. Also numerous adult, youth and senior citizen activity clubs and civic organizations are established in Lemoore. The Sierra Nevada mountains and the beaches of the Pacific Coast are both within a two hour drive.
HOUSING AVAILABILITY, PRICES AND RENTALS:
Rentals for one and two bedroom apartments and duplexes range from $550 to $750 per month. Rentals for two and three bedroom houses range from $900 to $1300 per month. Average sales price of existing homes is currently $274,000. There are four mobile home parks and three motels with 203 total rooms in the Lemoore area.
Lemoore's population continues to grow, as new residents are attracted to the high quality of life, and available economic opportunities. Business and industry are attracted to and stay in Lemoore because of low land prices, an educated workforce, and good transportation access, financial incentives provided by California Enterprise Zone and Recycling Market Development Zone, and a cooperative local government. Over the next few years, the number of military personnel at Lemoore Naval Air Station is expected to increase with new squadron being added to those now based in Lemoore.
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