Kettleman City, California

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Population in 2010: 1,439. Population change since 2000: -4.0%
Males: 772  (53.7%)
Females: 667  (46.3%)
Median resident age:  25.5 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93239.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,018 (it was $22,409 in 2000)
Kettleman City:

$34,018
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,077 (it was $7,389 in 2000)

Kettleman City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,614 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Kettleman City:

$93,614
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $111,586; Detached houses: $137,895; Townhouses or other attached units: $172,929; Mobile homes: $74,076

Median gross rent in 2012: $738.

Kettleman City races chart
  • Hispanic - 1,383 (96.1%)
  • White alone - 42 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kettleman City: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 234 feet

Land area: 0.17 square miles.

Population density: 8,344 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Kettleman City,CA real estate house value index trend

Kettleman City, California map

For population 25 years and over in Kettleman City:

  • High school or higher: 40.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 23.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kettleman City CDP:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 7.4%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

583 residents are foreign born

This place:  45.4%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Kettleman City, California as of January 25, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kettleman City to the number of sex offenders is 360 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $878 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $660 (0.6%)

Kettleman City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (42.6 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (54.3 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (160.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Avenal, CA (3.0 miles ), Stratford, CA (3.8 miles ), Huron, CA (3.9 miles ), Lemoore Station, CA (4.2 miles ), Lemoore, CA (4.8 miles ), Corcoran, CA (4.8 miles ), Coalinga, CA (4.9 miles ), Armona, CA (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 119.96 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Kettleman City household income distribution Kettleman City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.5%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (79%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (34%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (59%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (34%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (18%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

Work and jobs in Kettleman City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Kettleman City, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kettleman City, California average temperatures Kettleman City, California average precipitation Kettleman City, California humidity Kettleman City, California wind speed Kettleman City, California snowfall Kettleman City, California sunshine Kettleman City, California clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Kettleman City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 830% 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 88.4 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 96.7 miles away from Kettleman City center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 217.0 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 231.5 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 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 23.9 miles away from Kettleman City center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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 Kings County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kettleman City topographic map

Amtrak station:

KETTLEMAN CITY (I-5 AT STATE HWY. 41) - Bus Station . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kettleman City:

  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 22 miles; Lemoore, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 40 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 43 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Reedley College (about 50 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 52 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Porterville College (about 54 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Fresno City College (about 54 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

Public high school in Kettleman City:

  • Adelante High School (Students: 1; Location: 701 General Petroleum Street; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 7)

Public elementary/middle school in Kettleman City:

See full list of schools located in Kettleman City

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Strongest FM radio Stations: KNGS FM 100.1 Coalinga - Kettleman City - William L. Zawila, owner KAAX FM 95.1 Avenal - Avenal Educational

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Notable locations in Kettleman City: Kettleman City Branch Kings County Library (A), Kings County Fire Department Station 9 Kettleman City (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Kettleman City: Saint Cecilias Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Kettleman City In (33410 Powers Drive), Best Western Inn (33456 Powers Drive).

Kings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 37.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.4
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.2%
(16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 67.1% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.9%
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: 0.6% of all households

Kettleman City, California environmental map by EPA

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Kettleman City 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kettleman City, California:

  • Best Western Inn, 33410 Powers Dr, Kettleman City, CA 93239 , Phone: (800) 381-1116
  • Super 8, 33415 Powers Dr, Kettleman City, CA 93239 , Phone: (209) 386-9530, Fax: (559) 386-9409
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kettleman City, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kettleman City travel time to work - commute Kettleman City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kettleman City CDP (based on Kings County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.89%
Here: 39.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents72.7%3.4%3.1%2.4%2.3%
Congregations8.9%12.2%4.4%4.4%5.6%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Reformed Church in North AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.5%1.5%9.5%
Congregations4.4%4.4%1.1%8.9%45.6%
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: 30
Kings County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Kings County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Kings County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kings County:

26.2%
California:

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

21.4%
State:

17.9%

8.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200533,635 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.91%
California average:

5.75%

0.93% of residents moved from foreign countries($2,686 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.93%
California average:

0.21%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fresno County, CA  1.40% ($37,760 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.77% ($34,603)
from San Diego County, CA  0.53% ($36,131)


8.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200637,904 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.85%
California average:

6.27%

0.58% of residents moved to foreign countries($2,100 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.58%
California average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fresno County, CA  1.23% ($33,379 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.81% ($68,334)
to San Diego County, CA  0.40% ($39,882)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kettleman City:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kettleman City:

  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, 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)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRKC-FM (102.1 FM; KING CITY, CA; Owner: KING CITY COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KBDH (91.7 FM; SAN ARDO, CA; Owner: PATAPHYSICAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • K206CC (89.1 FM; LOCKWOOD, CA; Owner: PRUNEDALE EDUC. F'DATION/CENTRAL CA)
  • KGEN-FM (94.5 FM; HANFORD, CA; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,435
Total average daily truck traffic: 181
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 2,625

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Kettleman City

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kettleman City, CA
Most common first names in Kettleman City, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose453.5 years
Juan350.3 years
Josephine271.0 years
Henry269.5 years
Alejo262.0 years
Maria254.0 years
Benjamin259.5 years
Gilbert260.0 years
Jesus261.4 years
Luis274.5 years
Most common last names in Kettleman City, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morales568.4 years
Guzman453.0 years
Burns459.7 years
Juarez376.3 years
Camacho371.7 years
Lira362.0 years
Ewalt376.0 years
Lopez370.3 years
Garcia370.3 years
Chavarria373.3 years
Businesses in Kettleman City, CA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Starbucks1
Carl\s Jr.1Super 81
McDonald's1Taco Bell1

Kettleman City on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Black residents"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Waiters and waitresses"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of foreign-born residents"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Art and design workers"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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