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Population in 2012: 55,023 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +38.9%
Males: 27,809  (50.5%)
Females: 27,214  (49.5%)

Median resident age:  28.8 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93257.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,221 (it was $32,046 in 2000)
Porterville:

$39,221
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,680

Porterville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,680 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Porterville:

$140,680
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $217,860; Detached houses: $227,797; Townhouses or other attached units: $206,511; In 2-unit structures: $200,372; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $189,604; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,454; Mobile homes: $57,901

Median gross rent in 2012: $745.

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  • Hispanic - 34,060 (63.0%)
  • White alone - 15,387 (28.5%)
  • Asian alone - 2,608 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1,271 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 320 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 287 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 92 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Porterville: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (5.7%), Irish (4.5%), English (3.5%), United States (2.3%), Italian (1.1%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 459 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 3,928 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Porterville:

  • High school or higher: 67.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Porterville city:

  • Never married: 33.0%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

10,675 residents are foreign born (3.0% Asia).

This city:  19.8%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 139 registered sex offenders living in Porterville, California as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Porterville to the number of sex offenders is 396 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,324 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $935 (0.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (23.6 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (49.2 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (142.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: East Porterville, CA (1.6 miles ), Strathmore, CA (2.4 miles ), Poplar-Cotton Center, CA (2.6 miles ), Terra Bella, CA (2.7 miles ), Plainview, CA (2.8 miles ), Woodville, CA (3.1 miles ), Lindsay, CA (3.2 miles ), El Rancho, CA (3.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 207 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 220 buildings, average cost: $73,700
  • 1999: 172 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2000: 196 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 2001: 215 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2002: 278 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2003: 225 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2004: 252 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 2005: 257 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2006: 161 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2007: 176 buildings, average cost: $189,300
  • 2008: 98 buildings, average cost: $181,300
  • 2009: 119 buildings, average cost: $199,200
  • 2010: 57 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $197,300
  • 2012: 32 buildings, average cost: $238,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 119.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +507 (+0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,308 (58.0%)

Area code: 559

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Crime rates in Porterville by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0211429711423
per 100,000 0.05.02.42.49.34.519.815.01.91.97.63.65.4
Rapes 7815121018211471711510
per 100,000 18.819.836.528.723.340.646.330.013.432.320.89.118.0
Robberies 35464654724861726364595863
per 100,000 94.0114.0112.0129.4167.5108.3134.5154.4120.4121.8111.8105.8113.4
Assaults 132124113170165189159196212182148161124
per 100,000 354.7307.3275.1407.3384.0426.6350.5420.4405.3346.3280.4293.8223.3
Burglaries 412388350430549506534538389372449519595
per 100,000 1107.0961.6852.21030.11277.51142.11177.11154.0743.7707.8850.7947.01071.4
Thefts 9761,1919791,2721,2061,3511,4801,4911,1661,0451,1541,2221,014
per 100,000 2622.42951.62383.73047.32806.33049.53262.53198.12229.11988.42186.62229.81825.9
Auto thefts 199249313366427430399320325239249196198
per 100,000 534.7617.1762.1876.8993.6970.6879.6686.4621.3454.8471.8357.7356.5
Arson 2552213542031
per 100,000 5.412.412.24.84.72.36.610.77.63.80.05.51.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 349.3366.7348.7424.3458.6451.9484.3461.3332.1309.8315.2297.7288.7

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Crime rate in Porterville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 82 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
California average:

2.36

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Porterville, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.6%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Porterville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below California state average. It is 761% 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 73.9 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 72.0 miles away from 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 94.1 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 79.0 miles away from the city 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 91.1 miles away from Porterville center
On 11/23/1984 at 18:08:25, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 6.1 ML) earthquake occurred 92.5 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: 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).
Porterville topographic map

Birthplace of: Ian Fuller - Soccer player, James Sanders - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Nov 11, 1983), Joe Soto - Martial artist, William I. Traeger - Politician, Angelo Brovelli - Early professional football player, Barbara Baxley - Actor, Buzz Stephen - Baseball player, Dick Brooks - Racing driver, Eddie Gutierrez - Soccer player, Jim Weatherwax - Football player.

Main business address for: SIERRA BANCORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Porterville:

  • PORTERVILLE HEMODIALYSIS FACILITY (Dialysis Facility, 385 N. PEARSON DRIVE)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 283 N. PEARSON DRIVE)
  • EVELYN'S FAMILY HOME (Hospital, 332 NORTH INDIANA STREET)
  • GAITHER'S FAMILY HOME 5 (Hospital, 1441 SAN LUCIA AVENUE)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN BELMONT (Hospital, 1030 NORTH BELMONT)
  • PORTERVILLE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - State, 26501 AVENUE 140)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 465 W PUTNAM AVE)
  • PORTERVILLE CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, 1100 WEST MORTON AVENUE)
  • PORTERVILLE DC (Nursing Home, 26501 AVENUE 140)
  • SIERRA VALLEY REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 301 WEST PUTNAM)
  • SUN VILLA (Nursing Home, 350 NORTH VILLA STREET)
  • VALLEY CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 661 W. POPLAR)

Political contributions by individuals in Porterville, CA

Airports located in Porterville:


Local government website: www.ocsnet.net/porterville

College/University in Porterville:

  • Porterville College (Full-time enrollment: 1,931; Location: 100 E College Ave; Public; Website: www.portervillecollege.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Porterville:

  • College of the Sequoias (about 24 miles; Visalia, CA; Full-time enrollment: 5,975)
  • Reedley College (about 45 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 6,207)
  • Bakersfield College (about 46 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,962)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 50 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 6,534)
  • Fresno City College (about 65 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 7,781)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 66 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 17,444)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 70 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,644)

Public high schools in Porterville:

Private high school in Porterville:

  • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 43; Location: 2380 W OLIVE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Porterville:

Private elementary/middle school in Porterville:

  • ST ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 218; Location: 385 N F ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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Library in Porterville:

  • PORTERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $888,031; Location: 41 WEST THURMAN AVENUE; 73,541 books; 280 e-books; 4,283 audio materials; 4,497 video materials; 4 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions; 985 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Porterville: Rocky Hill Raceway (A), Porterville Water Works (B), Veterans Monument (C), Spinners Airport Raceway (D), Porterville Municipal Golf Course (E), Farrington Memorial (F), Camp Vandalia (G), Imperial Ambulance (H), Porterville Fire Department Station 2 (I), Porterville Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J), Porterville Womans Club (K), Porterville Public Library (L), Veterans Memorial Hall (M), Sierra View District Hospital Medical Library (N), Porterville Community Center (O), Porterville College Library (P), Memorial Auditorium (Q), Porterville City Hall (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Town and Country Shopping Center (1), Smiths Town Square Shopping Center (2), Porterville West Shopping Center (3), Porter Plaza Shopping Center (4), Monache Financial Center Shopping Center (5), Eastridge Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Porterville include: Church of Christ (A), Church of God (B), Emanuel Evangelical Church (C), Faith Tabernacle of Porterville (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Congregational Church (G), First Lutheran Church (H), Grace Fundamental Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Heron (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Porterville include: Murry Park (1), Hayes Field (2), J Claude Nelson Park (3), Jamison Stadium (4), North Park (5), Olivewood Mini Park (6), Orange Street Mini Park (7), Porterville Fairgrounds (8), Veterans Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Palm Tree Inn (940 W Morton Ave) (1), Best Western Porterville Inn (350 West Montgomery Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Tulare County - District Attorney- Office (87 East Morton Avenue) (1), Social Security Administration - Office (890 West Morton Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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
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AQI  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 51.3. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

51.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.407. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.464
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

14.7
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 41.3. This is significantly worse than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

41.3
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.9
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Porterville and their reported violations in the past:

LAKESIDE TRAILER PARK (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-1997), St Other (DEC-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-1997), St Other (DEC-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-1997), St Other (2 times from SEP-10-1997 to DEC-31-1997), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-1998)
QUAKER MEADOW CAMP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1999 and SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-1998 and SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1998), St Other (SEP-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-1998), St Other (AUG-19-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1998), St Other (2 times from SEP-30-1998 to AUG-19-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-1998), St Other (SEP-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-1998), St Other (AUG-19-1999)
RUSTLERS (Population served: 190, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2002), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2002 and SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-1999), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (DEC-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-1999)
CENTRAL WATER CO. (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUN-10-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
NS MINI MART (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-1999 and JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
CENTRAL MUTUAL WATER CO. (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from NOV-10-2003 to JUN-10-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JUN-27-2002 to NOV-10-2002), St Compliance achieved (NOV-25-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-10-1997)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-1997), St Other (3 times from SEP-30-1997 to JUL-31-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2003), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JUL-10-2003 to JUL-10-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
BEVERLY-GRAND MUTUAL WATER (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-10-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2006)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-10-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (APR-10-2005)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-10-2005)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JAN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-10-2003), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-10-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from DEC-03-2002 to JUL-10-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2002 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2003)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
AKIN WATER CO. (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-14-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-10-2004)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2000)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2000, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-24-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JUN-30-1997), St Unresolved (MAY-18-1998), St Compliance achieved (FEB-23-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (2 times from JUN-10-2004 to JUL-07-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Porterville that have no violations reported:

  • EAGLE'S NEST RESORT (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-TROY MEADOW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 146, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PORTERVILLE-AIRPORT SYSTEM (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-JERKEY MEADOW TRAILHEAD (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-FISH CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-HORSE MEADOW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-KENNEDY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • E M THARP INC (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-HOT SPRINGS RANGER STATION (Population served: 48, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • THARP REAL PROPERTIES (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.5%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 58.7% for Black residents, 30.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 36.8% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.4 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.7%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Porterville, CA

People in group quarters in Porterville in 2010:

  • 931 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Porterville in 2000:

  • 765 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 176 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 132 people in other group homes
  • 77 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 74 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 49 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Porterville compared to California state average:

Porterville, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

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


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Banks with branches in Porterville (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Sierra: Bank Of The Sierra, Www.Bankofthesierra.com Branch, West Olive Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,332.3 mil, Deposits: $1,091.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Sierra Bancorp
  • Finance and Thrift Company: Porterville Branch at 268 N. Main Street, branch established on 2001/08/16; Finance And Thrift Company at 268 North Main Street, branch established on 1925/07/09. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $129.7 mil, Deposits: $98.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Union Bank, National Association: Porterville -cash And Save Branch at 229 North Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01; Porter And Henderson Instore Branch at 900 West Henderson Avenue, branch established on 1998/03/12. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: 185 North D Street Branch at 185 North D Street, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Porterville Branch at 345 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/12/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Porterville Branch at 815 West Henderson Avenue, branch established on 1967/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Suncrest Bank: Porterville Branch at 65 West Olive Avenue, branch established on 2008/08/04. Info updated 2008/05/19: Bank assets: $91.2 mil, Deposits: $78.0 mil, headquarters in Visalia, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Business Bank: Porterville Branch at 334 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/10/26. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $6,475.4 mil, Deposits: $4,625.6 mil, headquarters in Ontario, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Cvb Financial Corp.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Porterville, California:

  • Best Western Porterville Inn, 350 W Montgomery Ave, Porterville, CA 93257 , Phone: (559) 781-7411, Fax: (559) 781-8910
  • Motel 6, 935 W Morton, Porterville, CA 93257 , Phone: (559) 781-7600, Fax: (559) 782-9219
  • Sequoia Motel, 733 N Main St, Porterville, CA 93257 , Phone: (559) 784-6175
  • Paul Bunyan Lodge, 940 W Morton Ave, Porterville, CA 93257 , Phone: (559) 784-3150, Fax: (559) 784-3151
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 840 S Jaye St, Porterville, CA 93257 , Phone: (559) 782-1200, Fax: (559) 782-1300
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Porterville, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Porterville travel time to work - commute


Porterville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Porterville city (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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12$42,388$42,3880$0
Other Government Administration 35$153,146$52,5070$0
Police Protection - Officers 50$249,266$59,8240$0
Police - Other 20$57,916$34,7500$0
Firefighters 33$160,292$58,2880$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$2,872
Streets and Highways 14$53,030$45,4540$0
Airports 1$3,832$45,9842$912
Solid Waste Management 19$53,968$34,0850$0
Sewerage 14$47,518$40,7300$0
Parks and Recreation 19$58,342$36,848121$79,806
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$13,318$53,2720$0
Water Supply 11$34,842$38,0090$0
Transit 1$5,116$61,3920$0
Local Libraries 9$25,916$34,5554$3,546
Other and Unallocable 16$52,318$39,2394$5,648
Totals for Government 257$1,011,208$47,216132$92,784

Porterville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,168,000 ($130.27)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,498,000 ($27.22)
    Water Utilities: $819,000 ($14.88)
    Sewerage: $511,000 ($9.29)
    Central Staff Services: $452,000 ($8.21)
    Transit Utilities: $236,000 ($4.29)
    Housing & Community Development: $56,000 ($1.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,730,000 ($85.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,447,000 ($62.65)
    Sewerage: $2,987,000 ($54.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,805,000 ($50.98)
    Fire Protection: $2,123,000 ($38.58)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,730,000 ($31.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,240,000 ($22.54)
    Financial Administration: $1,225,000 ($22.26)
    General - Other: $1,183,000 ($21.50)
    Transit Utilities: $975,000 ($17.72)
    Libraries: $658,000 ($11.96)
    Air Transportation: $655,000 ($11.90)
    Central Staff Services: $525,000 ($9.54)
    Housing & Community Development: $372,000 ($6.76)
    Health Services - Other: $133,000 ($2.42)
    Parking Facilities: $34,000 ($0.62)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,226,000 ($58.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $14,000 ($0.25)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.09)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($0.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,732,000 ($158.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $477,000 ($8.67)

Porterville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $506,000 ($9.20)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,929,000 ($89.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,344,000 ($60.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,008,000 ($18.32)
    All Other: $362,000 ($6.58)
    Parking Facilities: $47,000 ($0.85)
    Housing & Community Development: $9,000 ($0.16)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $87,000 ($1.58)
    All Other: $14,000 ($0.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,390,000 ($25.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $641,000 ($11.65)
    Special Assessments: $108,000 ($1.96)
    Rents: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,497,000 ($81.73)
    Transit Utilities: $366,000 ($6.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,269,000 ($41.24)
    All Other: $1,032,000 ($18.76)
    Highways: $853,000 ($15.50)
    Transit Utilities: $704,000 ($12.79)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,928,000 ($89.56)
    Public Utilities: $3,046,000 ($55.36)
    Property: $2,723,000 ($49.49)
    NEC: $1,286,000 ($23.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000 ($3.38)

Porterville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,956,000 ($144.59)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $53,774,000 ($977.30)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,100,000 ($110.86)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $8,958,000 ($162.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $45,220,000 ($821.84)
    Water Utilities: $7,626,000 ($138.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,696,000 ($103.52)
    Water Utilities: $330,000 ($6.00)

Porterville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,422,000 ($116.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,137,000 ($420.50)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,536,000 ($46.09)

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 Porterville:

  • KTIP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS 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 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)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)

TV broadcast stations around 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.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Porterville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 151 meters (495ft)
Total costs: $5,090,000
Total average daily traffic: 262,674
Total average daily truck traffic: 21,252

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 12
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Porterville, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Porterville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Porterville, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 196 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Porterville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Porterville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 108 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED170$138,10863$121,899157$132,96111$92,6664$740,93840$104,4342$27,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$144,78810$150,01416$189,2614$124,6350$02$97,6702$88,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$129,52316$93,977155$149,68537$59,1620$018$108,1965$75,986
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$122,96216$96,29272$146,13210$64,6920$012$101,6190$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,8303$87,17732$154,3286$39,3351$221,0004$128,9300$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Porterville, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$163,7662$191,7201$113,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$140,0051$248,7800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$174,4751$144,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$157,0100$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 331
  • Hazardous Condition: 99
  • Service Call: 73
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Porterville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Porterville, CA

Most common first names in Porterville, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33072.6 years
William28575.0 years
James25670.9 years
Mary25078.0 years
Robert20569.1 years
George16775.3 years
Charles15273.1 years
Frank9974.6 years
Dorothy8775.1 years
Richard8362.7 years
Most common last names in Porterville, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14989.0 years
Johnson11071.5 years
Jones10773.2 years
Brown9368.9 years
Wilson6875.1 years
Miller6776.4 years
Davis6674.6 years
Martinez6364.6 years
Williams6274.0 years
Moore5974.3 years
Businesses in Porterville, CA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2Maurices1
Best Western1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King2Nike1
CVS4OfficeMax1
Cricket Wireless3Panda Express1
Dennys2Payless2
Domino's Pizza1Penske1
FedEx6Pizza Hut2
GNC1Quiznos1
GameStop1RadioShack1
Goodwill2Rite Aid1
H&R Block2Sears1
Holiday Inn1Starbucks4
Home Depot1Subway4
Jack In The Box2T-Mobile2
Jamba Juice1Taco Bell2
Jones New York1Target1
KFC1The Room Place1
Kohl's1U-Haul3
La-Z-Boy2UPS3
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza2Wendy's1
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in Porterville, CA


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  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
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  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer in 2005-2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 50,000+)"
  • #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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Top Patent Applicants
  • Steven Lane (10)
  • Timothy P. Sheehan (6)
  • Ernest John Shearing (2)
  • Huu Tieu (2)
  • Orville Allen Ennis (2)
  • Lieng Hong Vang (2)
  • Jerry Dale Lentzner (1)
  • Sharon Lee Lentzner (1)
  • James Winnicki (1)
  • Wallace E. Ruminson (1)

Total of 33 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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