Tranquillity, California

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Population in 2010: 799.
Population change since 2000: -1.7%
Males: 405  (50.7%)
Females: 394  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93668.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,906 (it was $42,857 in 2000)
Tranquillity:

$32,906
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,216 (it was $13,128 in 2000)

Tranquillity CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $210,482 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Tranquillity:

$210,482
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $208,514; detached houses: $208,169

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,061.

March 2019 cost of living index in Tranquillity: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.5%
(28.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.7% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Tranquillity, CA (2010)
    • 63779.7%Hispanic
    • 15018.8%White alone
    • 50.6%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: English (2.5%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 167 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 1,272 people per square mile   (low).

Tranquillity, California map

286 residents are foreign born (37.1% Latin America).

This place:

37.1%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,234 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $935 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fresno, CA (27.1 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (206.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

San Joaquin, CA (2.1 miles ),
Mendota, CA (3.2 miles ),
Cantua Creek, CA (3.2 miles ),
Kerman, CA (3.5 miles ),
Three Rocks, CA (3.6 miles ),
Biola, CA (4.1 miles ),
La Vina, CA (4.2 miles ),
Firebaugh, CA (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 36.65 N, Longitude: 120.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Distribution of median household income in Tranquillity, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tranquillity, CA in 2017

Property values in Tranquillity, CA

Tranquillity satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.4%
California:

4.6%
Most common industries in Tranquillity, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.3%)
  • Food (8.8%)
  • Utilities (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Health & personal care, except drug, stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.0%)
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Utilities (9.0%)
  • Health & personal care, except drug, stores (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.3%)
  • Food (19.5%)
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Tranquillity, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (18.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (18.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (14.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (18.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (14.1%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (8.6%)
  • Accountants and auditors (8.6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.3%)

Average climate in Tranquillity, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 117. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

117
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.164. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.164
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.81. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.81
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 41.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

41.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Tranquillity-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 831% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 177.7 miles away from Tranquillity center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 133.9 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 127.6 miles away from Tranquillity center
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 89.9 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 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 29.9 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 175.2 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 Fresno County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tranquillity topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tranquillity:

  • Fresno City College (about 27 miles; Fresno, CA; Full-time enrollment: 12,994)
  • Heald College-Fresno (about 29 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 30 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus (about 30 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 31 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)
  • Institute of Technology Inc (about 33 miles; Clovis, CA; FT enrollment: 2,483)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 35 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)

Public high schools in Tranquillity:

Public elementary/middle school in Tranquillity:

  • TRANQUILLITY ELEMENTARY (Location: 6116 S. DANIELS, Grades: KG-8)
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Park in Tranquillity: Janetski Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Fresno County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

3.5 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

79.5%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

7.2%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Tranquillity:

Marital status in Tranquillity, CA
  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Tranquillity:

  • High school or higher: 53.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.4
California average:

15.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tranquillity, CA (based on Fresno County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic288,32443
Evangelical Protestant126,004463
Other37,97795
Mainline Protestant16,84370
Orthodox7,7689
Black Protestant4,16021
None449,374-
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: 215
This county:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Fresno County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 108
Fresno County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 190
This county:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 516
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

7.6%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fresno County:

26.4%
California:

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

17.5%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Tranquillity:

27.9
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tranquillity:

25.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tranquillity:

8.9%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tranquillity:

6.7
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.2%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Tranquillity:

79.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tranquillity, CA Residents

3.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,596 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.44%
California average:

5.03%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.02%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madera County, CA  0.34% ($50,709 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.34% ($38,877)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.25% ($42,325)


3.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,405 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.80%
California average:

5.21%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($173 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.02%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madera County, CA  0.31% ($43,441 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.30% ($40,746)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.23% ($44,605)

Businesses in Tranquillity, CA

  • Chevrolet: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Tranquillity:

  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KGST (1600 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KYNO (1300 AM; 5 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: SPANISH CATHOLIC RADIO OF FRESNO, LLC)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tranquillity:

  • KBHH (95.3 FM; KERMAN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KOKO-FM (94.3 FM; KERMAN, CA; Owner: BIG BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KMEN (100.5 FM; MENDOTA, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KHTN (104.7 FM; LOS BANOS, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K211DG (90.1 FM; FIREBAUGH, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KRNC (105.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOQO-FM (101.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSKS (93.7 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFCF (88.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FRESNO FREE COLLEGE FOUNDATION)
  • KVPR (89.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: WHITE ASH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWOL (105.5 FM; SAN JOAQUIN, CA; Owner: MESOSPHERE BROADCASTING LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tranquillity:

  • K02OH (Channel 2; FRESNO, CA; Owner: W. R. PORTEE AND LORRAINE PORTEE)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 7.5mTotal length
  • 4,400Total average daily traffic
  • 1,408Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,425Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SC08514A, 25296 W. Silveira Ave (Lat: 36.666639 Lon: -120.247417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQYR647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2016, Expiration Date: 12/22/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KB6SQO, Grant Date: 02/03/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2009, Registrant: Nick J Flocchini Sr, 6125 Fairless St, Tranquillity, CA 93668

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22186 , Serial Number: 15068124, Year manufactured: 1967, Certificate Issue Date: 06/28/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Bill Eugune Thomas, 25944 W Adams, Tranquillity, CA 93668
  • Aircraft: BEECH F33A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8263A , Serial Number: CE-1730, Year manufactured: 1993, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 12/19/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Larry R Sullivan, 7355 S James Rd, Tranquillity, CA 93668

Most common first names in Tranquillity, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John775.6 years
Joe671.0 years
James569.6 years
Frank476.5 years
Walter474.5 years
William468.2 years
Dorothy383.3 years
Andrew389.4 years
Anna375.3 years
Louis371.7 years
Most common last names in Tranquillity, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Gragnani574.2 years
Horn572.2 years
Silveira570.8 years
Rowan567.2 years
Goodson464.7 years
Salinas469.0 years
Killingswort370.7 years
Torrano376.3 years
Uriz382.3 years
Armas371.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Tranquillity, CA
  • 43.8%Electricity
  • 36.4%Utility gas
  • 13.2%No fuel used
  • 6.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Tranquillity, CA
  • 58.7%Electricity
  • 27.0%Utility gas
  • 14.3%No fuel used


Tranquillity compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Tranquillity on our top lists:

  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in El Salvador (population 500+)"
  • #69 (93668) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest lead air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
There are 2 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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