East Porterville, California

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Population in 2010: 6,767. Population change since 2000: +0.5%
Males: 3,349  (49.5%)
Females: 3,418  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  26.2 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93257.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,002 (it was $25,022 in 2000)
East Porterville:

$28,002
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,244 (it was $9,475 in 2000)

East Porterville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,591 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
East Porterville:

$95,591
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $137,437; Detached houses: $145,982; Townhouses or other attached units: $108,400; Mobile homes: $71,542

Median gross rent in 2013: $685.

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  • Races in East Porterville, CA (2010)

    East Porterville races chart
    • 4,93072.9%Hispanic
    • 1,52222.5%White alone
    • 841.2%Asian alone
    • 831.2%Two or more races
    • 620.9%American Indian alone
    • 510.8%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 200.3%Black alone
    • 150.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in East Porterville: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (4.5%), Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.7%), English (1.6%), Dutch (1.3%), United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 485 feet

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

Population density: 2,211 people per square mile   (low).

East Porterville,CA real estate house value index trend

East Porterville, California map

For population 25 years and over in East Porterville:

  • High school or higher: 43.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Porterville CDP:

  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

2,324 residents are foreign born (33.8% Latin America).

This place:

34.6%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $796 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $726 (1.1%)

East Porterville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (25.9 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (48.4 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (140.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Porterville, CA (1.6 miles ), Terra Bella, CA (2.7 miles ), Strathmore, CA (2.7 miles ), Poplar-Cotton Center, CA (3.0 miles ), Plainview, CA (3.2 miles ), Springville, CA (3.2 miles ), Ducor, CA (3.4 miles ), Lindsay, CA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 36.06 N, Longitude: 118.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

East Porterville household income distribution East Porterville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.6%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (44%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (39%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in East Porterville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Porterville, California

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Earthquake activity:

East Porterville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 848% 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 73.1 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 139.7 miles away from East Porterville center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 259.3 miles away from the city 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 189.7 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 179.1 miles away from East Porterville center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 176.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tulare County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Porterville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Porterville:

  • SIERRA VALLEY REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • PORTERVILLE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • PORTERVILLE DC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • PORTERVILLE HEMODIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Porterville:

  • Porterville College (about 2 miles; Porterville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 27 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 30 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Bakersfield College (about 45 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • Reedley College (about 47 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 50 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 50 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)

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Notable location: Tulare County Fire Department Battalion 2 Doyle Colony Fire Station 20 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in East Porterville include: Calvary Tabernacle (A), Assembly of God Neighborhood Church (B), Iglesia Emmanuel (C), Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (D), Mountain View Southern Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Porterville Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in East Porterville: Bartlett Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 105. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

105
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.9%
(30.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.7% for American Indian residents, 58.4% for other race residents, 12.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
7 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

East Porterville compared to California state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

28.0
California average:

15.4

East Porterville travel time to work - commute East Porterville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for East Porterville CDP (based on Tulare County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,77226
Evangelical Protestant53,285300
Other13,98337
Mainline Protestant8,69037
Black Protestant7575
Orthodox6502
None262,042-
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: 119
Tulare County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
Tulare County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Tulare County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 215
Here:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tulare County:

28.2%
California:

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

16.9%
State:

17.9%

3.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.70%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  0.65% ($31,927 average AGI)
from Kings County, CA  0.32% ($35,717)
from Kern County, CA  0.32% ($31,995)


3.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,014 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
California average:

5.12%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.03%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  0.68% ($32,364 average AGI)
to Kern County, CA  0.39% ($34,469)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($32,457)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Porterville:

  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KTIP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KJUG (1270 AM; 5 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KRDU (1130 AM; 6 kW; DINUBA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Porterville:

  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KIOO (99.7 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY B/CSTNG CORP OF SAN JOA VAL)
  • 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)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KCRZ (104.9 FM; TIPTON, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KFRR (104.1 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: IONOSPHERE B/CASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around East Porterville:

  • KKAK-LP (Channel 20; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KFAZ-CA (Channel 8; VISALIA, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTFF (Channel 61; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA FRESNO LLC)
  • KMCF-LP (Channel 35; VISALIA, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KNXT (Channel 49; VISALIA, CA; Owner: DIOCESE OF FRESNO EDUCATION CORP.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $504,000Total costs
  • 4,300Total average daily traffic
  • 355Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,732Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED7$75,7044$73,55510$66,9991$30,7302$44,865
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$57,8201$18,5800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$71,2402$53,50013$56,6133$18,3471$87,050
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$100,9607$58,3010$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$91,1300$00$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$72,4451$68,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

East Porterville on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Hispanic residents"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (8-hour) air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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