Waukena, California

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Population in 2010: 108.
Males: 66  (61.4%)
Females: 42  (38.6%)
Median resident age:  22.8 years
California median age:  36.4 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,881
Waukena:

$45,881
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,870

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $186,600
Waukena:

$186,600
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $440,475; Detached houses: $436,464

Median gross rent in 2016: $974.

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  • Races in Waukena, CA (2010)

    Waukena races chart
    • 6055.6%White alone
    • 4541.7%Hispanic
    • 32.8%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Waukena: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French Canadian (9.4%), American (2.2%), Danish (1.4%), Italian (1.4%), Portuguese (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 192 feet

For population 25 years and over in Waukena:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%

For population 15 years and over in Waukena CDP:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 1.4%

14 residents are foreign born (8.0% Latin America).

This place:

8.0%
California:

27.0%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (17.0 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (47.2 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (155.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Corcoran, CA (2.1 miles ), Matheny, CA (3.0 miles ), Tulare, CA (3.2 miles ), Tipton, CA (3.5 miles ), Home Garden, CA (3.7 miles ), East Tulare Villa, CA (3.7 miles ), West Goshen, CA (3.9 miles ), Goshen, CA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 36.14 N, Longitude: 119.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 559

Waukena household income distribution Waukena home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.9%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (46%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (36%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Earthquake activity:

Waukena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 842% 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 83.8 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 120.4 miles away from Waukena center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 231.7 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 215.9 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 206.6 miles away from Waukena 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 142.4 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 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Waukena:

  • CORCORAN DISTRICT HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; CORCORAN, CA)
  • JAN AND GAIL'S CARE HOME #1 (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TULARE, CA)
  • LOYD'S LIBERTY HOMES, INC- 'A' STREET HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TULARE, CA)
  • LOYD'S LIBERTY HOMES, INC - OWENS HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; TULARE, CA)
  • TULARE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; TULARE, CA)
  • TWIN OAKS REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TULARE, CA)
  • JAN AND GAIL'S CARE HOME #5 (Hospital, about 11 miles away; TULARE, CA)

Amtrak stations near Waukena:

  • 4 miles: CORCORAN (WHITLEY & OTIS AVES.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.
  • 16 miles: HANFORD (200 SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: LEMOORE (19TH AVE. & STATE HWY. 198) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waukena:

  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 15 miles; Visalia, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 17 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 21 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • Porterville College (about 29 miles; Porterville, CA; FT enrollment: 2,560)
  • Reedley College (about 33 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 43 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 47 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)

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Notable location: Tulare County Fire Department Battalion 1 Waukena Fire Station 24 (A). Display/hide its location 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 139. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

139
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.407. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 47.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

47.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 12.0%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.9%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.1
California average:

15.3

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waukena 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%

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 Waukena:

  • 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.)
  • KIGS (620 AM; 1 kW; HANFORD, CA; Owner: PERREIRA BROADCASTING)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KRDU (1130 AM; 6 kW; DINUBA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KGEN (1370 AM; 1 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waukena:

  • KXQX (102.3 FM; CORCORAN, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGEN-FM (94.5 FM; HANFORD, CA; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KCRZ (104.9 FM; TIPTON, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, 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.)
  • KWYE (101.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFRR (104.1 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: IONOSPHERE B/CASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGZO (90.9 FM; SHAFTER, CA; Owner: THE ASSOCIATION FOR COMMUNITY EDUCATION, INC.)

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

WAUKENA MARKET (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-28-2010)
  • 19 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Waukena compared to California state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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