Kettleman City, California

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Population in 2010: 1,439.
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
Males: 695  (48.3%)
Females: 744  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93239.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $69,298 (it was $22,409 in 2000)
Kettleman City:

$69,298
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,059 (it was $7,389 in 2000)

Kettleman City CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $105,597 (it was $60,800 in 2000)
Kettleman City:

$105,597
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $89,567; detached houses: $99,262; mobile homes: $84,254

Median gross rent in 2017: $712.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kettleman City: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.7%
(27.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.4% for other race residents)
  • Races in Kettleman City, CA (2010)
    • 1,38396.1%Hispanic
    • 422.9%White alone
    • 120.8%Two or more races
    • 10.07%Asian alone
    • 10.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kettleman City, California as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kettleman City is 790 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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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, California map

806 residents are foreign born (51.2% Latin America).

This place:

51.2%
California:

27.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Kettleman City CDP:

1.5% ($900)
California:

0.8% ($1,564)

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

Distribution of median household income in Kettleman City, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kettleman City, CA in 2017
Kettleman City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

10.3%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Kettleman City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (60.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Food (2.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (72.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.0%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (2.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (27.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (26.8%)
  • Food (9.2%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
Most common occupations in Kettleman City, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (51.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (2.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (58.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (34.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (18.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)

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

Kettleman City, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 119. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

119
U.S.:

74
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 59.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

59.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.2
U.S.:

8.5

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 the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from Kettleman 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 (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, 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 (Students: 1, Location: 701 GENERAL PETROLEUM ST., Grades: 9-12)

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

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Kettleman City:

Marital status in Kettleman City, CA
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 3.9%

For population 25 years and over in Kettleman City:

  • High school or higher: 31.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 23.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 41.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

28.1
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic66,1338
Evangelical Protestant10,01478
Other4,74211
Mainline Protestant3,58613
Black Protestant3202
None68,187-
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: 30
This county:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

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

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

6.4%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.2%
State:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kings County:

21.4%
California:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.6%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.8%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.4%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

51.3%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Kettleman City:

80.1%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kettleman City, CA Residents

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
California average:

5.03%

0.26% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,599 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.26%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fresno County, CA  1.08% ($43,042 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.62% ($41,162)
from San Diego County, CA  0.35% ($43,929)


7.39% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
California average:

5.21%

0.26% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,952 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.26%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fresno County, CA  1.13% ($39,936 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.92% ($47,640)
to San Diego County, CA  0.39% ($43,109)
Businesses in Kettleman City, CA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1Starbucks1
Carl\s Jr.1Super 81
McDonald's1Taco Bell1

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)

Kettleman City fatal accident list:

Jun 29, 2016 06:00 AM, Sr-41, Racine Ave, Lat: 36.007217, Lon: -119.959189, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 3, 2011 08:35 PM, Sr-41, Lat: 36.010236, Lon: -119.959331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 9, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 2, 2010 10:43 AM, Sr-41, Milham Ave, Lat: 36.010239, Lon: -119.959311, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.6mTotal length
  • 124,760Total average daily traffic
  • 34,817Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,986Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kettleman City, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 91960-1969
  • 61970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kettleman City, CA

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 31. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2005, and the least - 14 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kettleman City, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.0%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kettleman City, CA
    • 23254.0%Outside Fires
    • 16237.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 327.4%Structure Fires
    • 40.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kettleman City, CA

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

  • Super 8, 33415 Powers Dr, Kettleman City, California 93239 , Phone: (209) 386-9530, Fax: (559) 386-9409
  • Kettleman City Inn, 33415 Powers Dr, Kettleman city, California 93239 , Phone: (559) 386-9530, Fax: (559) 386-9409
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kettleman City, California
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kettleman City, CA
  • 80.3%Utility gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kettleman City, CA
  • 65.9%Utility gas
  • 34.1%Electricity


Kettleman City compared to California 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Kettleman City on our top lists:

  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #3 (93239) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch first ancestries"
  • #7 (93239) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 1,000+)"
  • #26 (93239) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting taxable interest in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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