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Population in 2010: 6,767. Population change since 2000: +0.5%
Males: 3,378  (49.9%)
Females: 3,389  (50.1%)

Median resident age:  25.4 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93257.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,858 (it was $25,022 in 2000)
East Porterville:

$26,858
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,575

East Porterville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $108,958 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
East Porterville:

$108,958
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,928; Detached houses: $143,490; Townhouses or other attached units: $122,626; In 2-unit structures: $125,413; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,635; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,134; Mobile homes: $111,366

Median gross rent in 2012: $683.

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  • Hispanic - 4,850 (75.9%)
  • White alone - 1,400 (21.9%)
  • Asian alone - 79 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in East Porterville: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (4.2%), English (1.9%), Irish (1.9%), Italian (1.7%), Dutch (1.5%), United States (1.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 485 feet

Land area: 3.06 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in East Porterville:

  • High school or higher: 43.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 22.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Porterville CDP:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

2,314 residents are foreign born

This place:  36.2%
California:  27.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $890 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $579 (0.7%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.8%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (43%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (31%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

East Porterville-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 806% 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 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 74.6 miles away from East Porterville center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 5/27/1980 at 14:50:57, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.0 MW, 6.2 ML) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/17/1993 at 23:20:49, a magnitude 6.2 (6.0 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.1 MW, 6.2 MD, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/20/1995 at 23:27:36, a magnitude 6.1 (5.0 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.6 MW, 6.1 ML, Depth: 3.4 mi) earthquake occurred 76.4 miles away from East Porterville center
On 5/25/1980 at 19:44:51, a magnitude 6.1 (5.5 MB, 5.8 MS, 5.8 M, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Landslides: 2, Freezes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near East Porterville:

  • SIERRA VALLEY REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • PORTERVILLE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • PORTERVILLE DC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)

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

  • College of the Sequoias (about 27 miles; Visalia, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,975)
  • Bakersfield College (about 45 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,962)
  • Reedley College (about 47 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 6,207)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 50 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Fresno City College (about 67 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 7,781)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 68 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 17,444)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 72 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,644)

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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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.8%
(23.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 39.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.5% for American Indian residents, 51.0% for other race residents, 11.7% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in East Porterville, CA

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.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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 (6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

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1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.80%
Here51.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents62.5%5.5%4.5%3.0%2.6%
Congregations7.7%11.0%7.7%2.8%4.3%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.4%1.8%1.6%1.3%14.9%
Congregations4.6%3.1%4.0%1.5%53.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

4.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
California average:

5.75%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($439 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.06%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fresno County, CA  0.68% ($34,849 average AGI)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.48% ($34,234)
from Kern County, CA  0.34% ($32,865)


4.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
California average:

6.27%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($161 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.03%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fresno County, CA  0.80% ($31,128 average AGI)
to Kern County, CA  0.41% ($35,968)
to Kings County, CA  0.25% ($34,603)

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.)


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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