Poplar-Cotton Center, California

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Population in 2010: 2,470. Population change since 2000: +65.1%
Males: 1,317  (53.3%)
Females: 1,153  (46.7%)
Median resident age:  30.8 years
California median age:  36.2 years

Zip codes: 93258.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $21,824 (it was $24,519 in 2000)
Poplar-Cotton Center:

$21,824
CA:

$64,500

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $10,365 (it was $8,605 in 2000)

Poplar-Cotton Center CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $93,953 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Poplar-Cotton Center:

$93,953
CA:

$449,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $109,618; Detached houses: $113,055; Mobile homes: $86,223

Median gross rent in 2015: $724.

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  • Races in Poplar-Cotton Center, CA (2010)

    Poplar-Cotton Center races chart
    • 1,80973.2%Hispanic
    • 35314.3%Asian alone
    • 27511.1%White alone
    • 200.8%Two or more races
    • 120.5%American Indian alone
    • 10.04%Black alone

Races in Poplar-Cotton Center detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Poplar-Cotton Center: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,936 people per square mile   (low).

Poplar-Cotton Center,CA real estate house value index trend

Poplar-Cotton Center, California map

For population 25 years and over in Poplar-Cotton Center:

  • High school or higher: 47.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 15.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Poplar-Cotton Center CDP:

  • Never married: 45.8%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

943 residents are foreign born (24.0% Latin America, 7.7% Asia).

This place:

35.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $904 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $756 (0.8%)

Poplar-Cotton Center satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (20.8 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (48.6 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (142.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Woodville, CA (2.0 miles ), Plainview, CA (2.5 miles ), Porterville, CA (2.6 miles ), Strathmore, CA (2.8 miles ), Terra Bella, CA (2.9 miles ), East Porterville, CA (3.0 miles ), Tipton, CA (3.0 miles ), Pixley, CA (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 36.05 N, Longitude: 119.14 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Poplar-Cotton Center household income distribution Poplar-Cotton Center home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (49%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (55%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (47%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (53%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Poplar-Cotton Center: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Poplar-Cotton Center, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Poplar-Cotton Center-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 846% 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 73.4 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 132.2 miles away from Poplar-Cotton Center center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 251.8 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 196.4 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 186.4 miles away from Poplar-Cotton Center center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 179.6 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 (13).
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).
Poplar-Cotton Center topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Poplar-Cotton Center:

  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN BELMONT (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • GAITHER'S FAMILY HOME 5 (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • PORTERVILLE CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • EVELYN'S FAMILY HOME (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • SUN VILLA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; PORTERVILLE, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Poplar-Cotton Center:

  • Porterville College (about 8 miles; Porterville, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,560)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 21 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 24 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 42 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Reedley College (about 43 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Bakersfield College (about 46 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 49 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)

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Churches in Poplar-Cotton Center include: Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ (A), Church of Christ of Poplar (B). Display/hide their locations 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 2013 was 126. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

126
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.407. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 45.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

45.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 55.4%
(36.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 73.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.9% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.3 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.8%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.8%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

29.5
California average:

15.4

Poplar-Cotton Center travel time to work - commute Poplar-Cotton Center mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Poplar-Cotton Center 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Poplar-Cotton Center:

44.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Poplar-Cotton Center:

28.3
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Poplar-Cotton Center:

15.2%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Poplar-Cotton Center:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Poplar-Cotton Center:

52.9%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Poplar-Cotton Center:

80.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Poplar-Cotton Center, CA Residents

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 Poplar-Cotton Center:

  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KJUG (1270 AM; 5 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KTIP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KRDU (1130 AM; 6 kW; DINUBA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KGEN (1370 AM; 1 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poplar-Cotton Center:

  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KIOO (99.7 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY B/CSTNG CORP OF SAN JOA VAL)
  • 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)
  • KCRZ (104.9 FM; TIPTON, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFRR (104.1 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: IONOSPHERE B/CASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KSLK (96.1 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: NEW VISALIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)
  • KWYE (101.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Poplar-Cotton Center:

  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KKAK-LP (Channel 20; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$122,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0034.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (32%)

Poplar-Cotton Center compared to California state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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.
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