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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,092
Male Share of the Population54%
Female Share of the Population46%
Senior Citizens7.6%
Employed Population 16+5,176
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married33.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.2%
Median Earnings25+$36,040
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,779

Wealth

Median Family Income$88,750
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time12 minutes
% Working from Home7.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work25%
% Using Public Transportation28.5%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,153
Median House Value$384,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.5%
German14.2%
Irish11.4%
English7.9%
Italian4%
French Except Basque4%
Norwegian3.5%
Hungarian3.3%
Austrian3.3%
Dutch2.1%
Welsh1.7%
Scottish1.5%
Polish1.2%
Basque0.7%
Greek0.7%
Russian0.6%
Ukrainian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Belgian0.2%
New Zealand0.2%
Swiss0.2%
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Mammoth Lakes Almanac

CategoryValue
County Mono County
Standard Zip Codes93546
Phone Area Codes760
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.58
Approximate Longitude-118.84

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)

StationLEE VINING
Distance22.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 40 F
Apr Temp31 to 58 F
Jul Temp53 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 65 F
Annual Precip13 inches
StationHUNTINGTON LAKE
Distance31.7 miles
Jan Temp26 to 46 F
Apr Temp29 to 51 F
Jul Temp48 to 74 F
Oct Temp37 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches
StationAUBERRY 2 NW
Distance48.4 miles
Jan Temp37 to 57 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp67 to 96 F
Oct Temp53 to 78 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches

Mammoth Lakes Public Libraries

Mono County Free Library
400 SIERRA PARK RD.
Mammoth Lakes, California
(760) 934-8670

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Mammoth Lakes Hospitals

Mammoth Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
85 Sierra Park Road

Mammoth Lakes Public Schools

Jan Work Community
451 Sierra Park Rd.
ZIP: 93546
Other
Total Enrollment 9
Mammoth Elementary
1500 Meridan Blvd.
ZIP: 93546
Primary
Total Enrollment 587
Mammoth High
365 Sierra Park Rd.
ZIP: 93546
High
Total Enrollment 297
Mammoth Middle
1600 Meridian Blvd
ZIP: 93546
Middle
Total Enrollment 298
Mono County Opportunity
451 Sierra Park Rd.
ZIP: 93546
Sierra High (continuation)
461 Sierra Park Rd.
ZIP: 93546
High
Total Enrollment 11
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