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Overview

Introduction to Mammoth Lakes, California

Mammoth Lakes, California, in Mono county, is 69 miles NE of Clovis, California and 76 miles NE of Fresno, California

Mammoth Lakes History

Mammoth Lakes was named after the Mammoth Mining Company. Mono County was carved from parts of Fresno County, Calaveras County and Mariposa County. Kuzedika Native Americans once inhabited the area.

Mammoth Lakes and Nearby Attractions

  • Yosemite National Park.
  • California State Mining and Mineral Museum.
  • Mono Lake Tufa State Reserve.
  • Fresno Metropolitan Museum.
  • Mono Basin National Forest Scenic Area.
  • Mariposa Museum & History Center.

Things To Do In Mammoth Lakes

Local museums include the Mariposa Museum & History Center, the Fresno Metropolitan Museum and the California State Mining and Mineral Museum. The Red Rooster Mall Shopping Center, the Mammoth Gateway Center Shopping Center, the Sierra Center Mall Shopping Center and the Main Street Plaza Shopping Center are the local shopping centers. The Saint Joseph Church is located nearby as well. Mammoth Lakes hosts the Mammoth Festival of Wine, Music and Food every August.

Mammoth Lakes Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International Airport is located nearby.

Mammoth Lakes Higher Education

Local colleges include Reedley College, Fresno City College and Western Nevada Community College.

People

Total Population 8,104
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 6.9%
Employed Population 16+ 4,389
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 36.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $72,712
% Above Poverty Level 96.2%
% Below Poverty Level 3.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 11.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 27.4%
% Using Public Transportation 18.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 36.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,143
Median House Value $419,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.8%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 9.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mammoth Lakes Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 69 miles NE of Clovis, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 76 miles NE of Fresno, California
County Mono
Standard Zip Codes 93546
Phone Area Codes 760
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.648
Longitude -118.971

Mammoth Lakes Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LEE VINING
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 65 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
Station HUNTINGTON LAKE
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 46 F
Apr Temp 29 to 51 F
Jul Temp 48 to 74 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Station AUBERRY 2 NW
Distance 48.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 57 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 96 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 26.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Mammoth Lakes, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Crowley Lake (93546)

Lake Mary (93546)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Mammoth Lakes Public Libraries

Library
Mono County Free Library
960 FOREST TRAIL
Mammoth Lakes, California
(760) 934-4777

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Mammoth Lakes High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MAMMOTH HIGH
365 SIERRA PARK ROAD
760-934-8541
Serves 327 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

SIERRA HIGH (CONT.)
365 SIERRA PARK
760-934-3702
A Non-traditional School
Serves 27 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

SUMMIT CHARTER
47 LAUREL MOUNTAIN RD.
760-934-0031
A Charter School.
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12

MAMMOTH OLYMPIC ACADEMY FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
1601 MERIDIAN BLVD.
760-934-6802
A Charter School.
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

MONO COUNTY COMMUNITY DAY
47 LAUREL MOUNTAIN ROAD
760-934-0031
A Non-traditional School
Serves 2 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2

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