Delano, California

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Population in 2017: 53,138 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +36.9%
Males: 30,339  (57.1%)
Females: 22,799  (42.9%)
Median resident age:

30.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93215, 93250, 93280.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,968 (it was $28,143 in 2000)
Delano:

$37,968
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,037 (it was $11,068 in 2000)

Delano city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $181,202 (it was $85,600 in 2000)
Delano:

$181,202
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $255,674; detached houses: $264,240; townhouses or other attached units: $217,353; in 2-unit structures: $210,855; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $203,291; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $220,150; mobile homes: $167,307; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $60,537

Median gross rent in 2017: $839.

March 2019 cost of living index in Delano: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.4%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.0% for Black residents, 26.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.8% for American Indian residents, 14.6% for other race residents, 16.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Delano, CA (2017)
    • 42,03278.5%Hispanic
    • 6,51612.2%Asian alone
    • 2,9075.4%White alone
    • 2,4714.6%Black alone
    • 5231.0%Two or more races
    • 1410.3%American Indian alone
    • 920.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 180.03%Other race alone

Races in Delano detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 50 registered sex offenders living in Delano, California as of November 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Delano is 1,067 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Delano by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
5
(11.3)
5
(10.9)
5
(9.6)
5
(9.2)
2
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.9)
0
(0.0)
6
(11.5)
12
(23.0)
4
(7.6)
7
(13.3)
6
(11.4)
10
(18.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(11.3)
11
(23.9)
9
(17.3)
11
(20.3)
3
(5.5)
6
(11.1)
7
(13.0)
6
(11.0)
4
(7.7)
10
(19.1)
9
(17.1)
9
(17.1)
10
(19.0)
13
(24.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(108.4)
72
(156.7)
42
(80.7)
54
(99.5)
46
(83.9)
55
(101.3)
48
(89.4)
53
(97.6)
81
(155.1)
57
(109.1)
52
(99.0)
26
(49.4)
32
(60.8)
44
(82.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
151
(341.0)
249
(542.0)
226
(434.2)
177
(326.1)
187
(341.2)
186
(342.6)
164
(305.6)
215
(395.8)
218
(417.5)
136
(260.4)
154
(293.1)
222
(421.6)
200
(379.9)
171
(321.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
669
(1,511)
950
(2,068)
669
(1,285)
857
(1,579)
886
(1,617)
773
(1,424)
773
(1,440)
545
(1,003)
713
(1,366)
365
(698.9)
267
(508.2)
305
(579.2)
219
(416.0)
319
(600.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
845
(1,908)
832
(1,811)
650
(1,249)
575
(1,059)
527
(961.7)
446
(821.4)
513
(955.9)
552
(1,016)
793
(1,519)
690
(1,321)
748
(1,424)
779
(1,479)
647
(1,229)
656
(1,234)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
607
(1,371)
795
(1,730)
544
(1,045)
542
(998.7)
482
(879.5)
432
(795.6)
358
(667.1)
340
(625.9)
443
(848.5)
431
(825.3)
361
(687.2)
468
(888.8)
448
(851.1)
462
(869.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
61
(137.8)
77
(167.6)
N/A105
(193.5)
77
(140.5)
59
(108.7)
40
(74.5)
34
(62.6)
51
(97.7)
34
(65.1)
26
(49.5)
26
(49.4)
39
(74.1)
73
(137.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)424.1552.0367.6362.5327.1303.9294.5278.2383.4313.9264.8310.2278.6307.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Delano, CA

Crime rate in Delano detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 67 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
California average:

1.99
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 316 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles.

Population density: 5,259 people per square mile   (average).

Delano, California map

20,032 residents are foreign born (28.9% Latin America, 8.2% Asia).

This city:

37.4%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,671 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,249 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bakersfield, CA (31.0 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (126.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

McFarland, CA (2.5 miles ),
Rodriguez Camp, CA (2.6 miles),
Earlimart, CA (2.8 miles ),
Richgrove, CA (2.8 miles ),
Allensworth, CA (3.2 miles ),
Teviston, CA (3.3 miles ),
Wasco, CA (3.7 miles ),
Ducor, CA (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.77 N, Longitude: 119.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +102 (+0.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,952 (45.2%)

Area code: 661

Distribution of median household income in Delano, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Delano, CA in 2017

Property values in Delano, CA

Delano satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

32.6%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Delano, CA
Historical housing units in Delano, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +15,549 (+66.8%).
Most common industries in Delano, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (29.7%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (39.1%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.5%)
  • Construction (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.7%)
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Delano, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (25.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (30.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)

Average climate in Delano, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Delano, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 122. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

122
U.S.:

74
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.55. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.55
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Delano-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 840% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 55.0 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 116.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 258.7 miles away from Delano center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 188.9 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from Delano center
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Delano center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kern County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 12, Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Delano topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Delano:

  • DELANO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1401 GARCES HIGHWAY)
  • KELLY AND SCOTT'S CARE HOME (2212 5TH DRIVE)
  • KELLY AND SCOTT'S CARE HOME INC #2 (1324 5TH PLACE)
  • POSITIVE DIRECTIONS #8 (1755 MAIN STREET)
  • BROWNING MANOR CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (729 BROWNING ROAD)
  • DELANO DISTRICT SKILLED NURSING FACILITY (1509 TOKAY STREET)
  • DELANO DIALYSIS (905 MAIN STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Delano:

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Amtrak station near Delano:

  • 14 miles: WASCO (700 G ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Delano:

  • Porterville College (about 24 miles; Porterville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • Bakersfield College (about 30 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 31 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 39 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 40 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Taft College (about 45 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 49 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)

Public high schools in Delano:

Private high school in Delano:

  • SEQUOIA CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 17, Location: 1213 12TH AVE, Grades: TK-10)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Delano:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Delano has a new comprehensive public High School: Cesar E. Chavez High School (Established 2003). This school year (2003-2004), it currently holds two classes (9th and 10th), but in two years, it will be a 4 year high school (9th through 12th). It currently has over 1000 students, but can hold around 2000. Their website is http://www.cesarchavezhighschool.org for more information.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Delano: Delano Public Golf Course (A), Delano Ambulance (B), North Kern State Prison Fire Department (C), Kern County Building (D), Heritage Park Museum (E), Kern County Fire Department Station 37 Delano West (F), Delano Community Center (G), Kern County Fire Department Station 34 Delano (H), Delano Union Elementary School District Office (I), Delano Joint Union High School District Office (J), Delano Chamber of Commerce (K), Delano Branch Kern County Library (L), Civic Center Hall (M), Charlotte Chichester Auditorium (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Delano Village Shopping Center (1), Randolph Village Shopping Center (2), Cecil Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Delano include: Episcopal Church of the Redeemer (A), Immanuel Baptist Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Advent Christian Church (D), Apostolic Church (E), Bethel Chapel Filipino Assembly of God Church (F), Calvary Pentecostal Holiness of God Church (G), Christian Alliance Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Delano McFarland District Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Delano include: Cecil Park (1), Cesar Chavez Park (2), Filipino Community Council Recreation Center (3), Frederick Field (4), Heritage Park (5), Jefferson Park (6), Kalibo Park (7), Memorial Park (8), Memorial Stadium (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Delano Heritage Park (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 330 South Lexington Street).

Hotel: Best Western Liberty Inn (14394 County Line Road).

Birthplace of: Luis Valdez - Film director, Steve Cox - Baseball player.

Kern County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delano and their reported violations in the past:

AGBAYANI VILLAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 168, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-13-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Delano that have no violations reported:

  • JAKOV DULCICH & SONS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LUCICH FARMS COLD STORAGE LLC WATER SYS. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

4.1 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

87.2%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Delano in 2010:

  • 10,530 people in state prisons
  • 189 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in college/university student housing
  • 28 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Delano in 2000:

  • 4,805 people in state prisons
  • 177 people in nursing homes
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Delano (2011 data):

  • Citizens Business Bank: Delano Branch at 1613 Inyo Street, branch established on 1997/01/27. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $6,475.4 mil, Deposits: $4,625.6 mil, headquarters in Ontario, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Cvb Financial Corp.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Delano Branch at 920 11th Street, branch established on 1964/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Finance and Thrift Company: Delano Branch at 1202 Main Street, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $129.7 mil, Deposits: $98.5 mil, headquarters in Porterville, CA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Union Bank, National Association: Delano Branch at 1308 Main Street, branch established on 1958/08/11. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Delano Branch at 1211 Main Street, branch established on 1955/06/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Delano Branch at 917 Main Street, branch established on 1954/12/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of the Sierra: Delano Branch at 1126 Main Street, branch established on 2007/03/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,332.3 mil, Deposits: $1,091.7 mil, headquarters in Porterville, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Sierra Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Delano:

Marital status in Delano, CA
  • Never married: 43.7%
  • Now married: 42.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Delano:

  • High school or higher: 55.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 30.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.6
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Delano
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Religion statistics for Delano, CA (based on Kern County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic245,83630
Evangelical Protestant114,724436
Other30,68783
Mainline Protestant7,45938
Black Protestant4,02625
Orthodox4503
None436,449-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 190
Kern County:

2.41 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 63
Kern County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 165
Here:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 362
Kern County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kern County:

8.0%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.9%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.4%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.1%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.1
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.4%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Delano:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.6%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Delano:

53.5%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.7%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Delano, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 115$697,101$72,7410$0
Other and Unallocable 30$157,225$62,8904$4,659
Solid Waste Management 22$97,595$53,2343$3,698
Water Supply 20$71,510$42,9060$0
Transit 18$30,593$20,3952$2,431
Parks and Recreation 17$61,818$43,63627$19,964
Other Government Administration 16$42,616$31,9620$0
Police - Other 14$72,031$61,7413$7,117
Financial Administration 8$45,196$67,7940$0
Sewerage 8$38,004$57,0060$0
Firefighters 6$41,130$82,2601$952
Streets and Highways 4$30,858$92,5740$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$6,092$73,1040$0
Airports 1$3,361$40,3320$0
Welfare 0$0 1$806
Totals for Government 280$1,395,130$59,79141$39,627

Delano government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $271,000 ($5.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $142,000 ($2.67)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,929,000 ($186.85)
    Water Utilities: $3,569,000 ($67.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,893,000 ($54.44)
    Sewerage: $2,586,000 ($48.67)
    Central Staff Services: $2,458,000 ($46.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,418,000 ($45.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,818,000 ($34.21)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,788,000 ($33.65)
    Transit Utilities: $1,427,000 ($26.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,362,000 ($25.63)
    Financial Administration: $639,000 ($12.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $454,000 ($8.54)
    Air Transportation: $387,000 ($7.28)
    Health - Other: $218,000 ($4.10)
    General - Other: $98,000 ($1.84)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,516,000 ($28.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,309,000 ($24.63)
    Regular Highways: $855,000 ($16.09)
    Water Utilities: $469,000 ($8.83)
    Transit Utilities: $73,000 ($1.37)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($0.90)
    Air Transportation: $29,000 ($0.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($0.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($0.53)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($0.36)
    Parking Facilities: $16,000 ($0.30)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($0.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,378,000 ($195.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($0.23)

Delano government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,253,000 ($61.22)
    Other: $2,321,000 ($43.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,297,000 ($43.23)
    Air Transportation: $391,000 ($7.36)
    Housing and Community Development: $214,000 ($4.03)
    Parks and Recreation: $164,000 ($3.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $357,000 ($6.72)
    Transit Utilities: $119,000 ($2.24)
    Air Transportation: $30,000 ($0.56)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($0.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $339,000 ($6.38)
    General Revenue - Other: $224,000 ($4.22)
    Fines and Forfeits: $173,000 ($3.26)
    Rents: $149,000 ($2.80)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,320,000 ($100.12)
    Transit Utilities: $94,000 ($1.77)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $4,022,000 ($75.69)
    Highways: $1,453,000 ($27.34)
    Transit Utilities: $519,000 ($9.77)
    General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($1.35)
  • Tax - Property: $8,537,000 ($160.66)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,468,000 ($84.08)
    Other: $2,301,000 ($43.30)
    Public Utilities Sales: $625,000 ($11.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $180,000 ($3.39)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $132,000 ($2.48)
    Other License: $130,000 ($2.45)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $52,000 ($0.98)

Delano government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,179,000 ($1226.60)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,787,000 ($1181.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,392,000 ($45.01)

Delano government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,393,000 ($26.21)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,136,000 ($360.12)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,988,000 ($75.05)

3.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,098 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.97%
California average:

5.03%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($593 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Los Angeles County, CA  1.00% ($41,298 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($32,845)
from Ventura County, CA  0.14% ($44,824)


4.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,465 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.27%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($649 average AGI)
Kern County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.68% ($42,474 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.20% ($41,532)
to San Diego County, CA  0.17% ($53,172)
Businesses in Delano, CA
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1Kmart1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Quiznos1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Starbucks1
GNC1Subway4
Goodwill1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value2
Home Depot1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS2
Jack In The Box1Vans1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Delano:

  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)
  • KGET (970 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: CLEVELAND RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KJUG (1270 AM; 5 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAFY (1100 AM; 4 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: KAFY, INC.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Delano:

  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K293AG (106.5 FM; TAFT, CA; Owner: CENTRO CRISTIANO DE FE, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDFO-FM (98.5 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKDJ (105.3 FM; DELANO, CA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KIOO (99.7 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY B/CSTNG CORP OF SAN JOA VAL)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)

TV broadcast stations around Delano:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KPMC-LP (Channel 42; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Delano fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 180ft / 54.7mTotal length
  • $1,600,000Total costs
  • 413,002Total average daily traffic
  • 91,809Total average daily truck traffic
  • 167,504Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Delano, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 151950-1959
  • 31960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Delano, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Delano)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Delano, CA)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Delano)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Delano)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$125,21733$96,48165$104,0056$75,81015$73,064
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$153,7251$50,85016$128,6332$15,5302$163,270
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$112,6587$85,37397$144,0307$135,46413$112,478
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$144,5474$87,27045$124,6622$131,2306$113,515
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$127,0402$99,54012$157,4472$164,6652$66,300

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0046.01 , 0046.02, 0048.00, 0049.01, 0049.02, 0050.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$171,5300$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$79,8251$216,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0046.02 , 0048.00, 0049.01, 0049.02, 0050.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Delano, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Delano, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 143. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 306 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Delano, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.4%), and Structure Fires (32.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Delano, CA
    • 84742.4%Outside Fires
    • 65832.9%Structure Fires
    • 48724.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 80.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Delano, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Delano, California:

  • Best Western Liberty Inn, 14394 County Line Rd, Delano, California 93215 , Phone: (661) 725-0976, Fax: (661) 725-6743
  • Holiday Inn Express, 2222 Girard St, Delano, California 93215 , Phone: (661) 725-7272, Fax: (661) 725-6300
  • Hyatt Place Delano, 1200 Garzoli Ave, Delano, California 93215 , Phone: (888) 591-1234, Fax: (661) 454-6205
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Delano, California
Most common first names in Delano, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Maria10974.6 years
Jose8072.5 years
John7477.1 years
James6872.3 years
Mary6778.9 years
Juan6574.6 years
William5476.0 years
Manuel5372.3 years
Joe4869.4 years
Pedro4778.2 years
Most common last names in Delano, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez4971.5 years
Lopez4169.5 years
Hernandez4173.2 years
Garcia3370.2 years
Rodriguez3268.7 years
Chavez3068.2 years
Williams2777.0 years
Ramirez2664.6 years
Reyes2571.0 years
Gonzalez2573.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Delano, CA
  • 70.9%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%No fuel used
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Delano, CA
  • 56.2%Utility gas
  • 35.2%Electricity
  • 7.6%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood


Delano compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Delano on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 (93250) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Arab first ancestries"
  • #56 (93250) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #74 (93250) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 (93250) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #99 (93280) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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