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Population (year 2000): 39,615. Estimated population in July 2005: 44,959 (+13.5% change)
Males: 19,444 (49.1%), Females: 20,171 (50.9%)

Tulare County

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Median resident age: 28.6 years
Median household income: $32,046 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,500 (year 2000)

Porterville, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Porterville:

  • Hispanic (49.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.0%)
  • Other race (32.7%)
  • Two or more races (4.7%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Filipino (2.2%)
  • Other Asian (1.4%)
  • Black (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (6.6%), English (5.8%), German (5.3%), Irish (5.1%), Italian (1.6%), French (1.5%).

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Elevation: 459 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles

Porterville,

For population 25 years and over in Porterville

  • High school or higher: 61.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Porterville city

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 53.9%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

22.8% Foreign born (18.0% Latin America, 4.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +9,616 (+32.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA Visalia, (26.1 miles pop. 91,565).

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (144.2 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Porterville, CA (3.1 miles East CA (5.7 miles Strathmore, Bella, CA (7.5 miles Terra Center, CA (8.1 miles Poplar-Cotton CA Lindsay, (10.5 miles CA (12.0 miles Woodville, CA Ducor, (12.3 miles CA Springville, (14.9 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 217 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 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

Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 119.03 W

Area code: 559


Porterville, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (28.2%), Retail trade (12.5%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,777 (+9.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,875 (57.4%)


 

Crime in Porterville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 0 2 1 1 4
    per 100,000 10.1 0.0 5.0 2.5 2.5 10.1
Rapes 12 7 8 15 12 10
    per 100,000 30.3 17.7 20.2 37.9 30.3 25.2
Robberies 25 35 46 46 54 72
    per 100,000 63.1 88.4 116.1 116.1 136.3 181.7
Assaults 136 132 124 113 170 165
    per 100,000 343.3 333.2 313.0 285.2 429.1 416.5
Burglaries 330 412 388 350 430 549
    per 100,000 833.0 1040.0 979.4 883.5 1085.4 1385.8
Thefts 977 976 1,191 979 1,272 1,206
    per 100,000 2466.2 2463.7 3006.4 2471.3 3210.9 3044.3
Auto thefts 219 199 249 313 366 427
    per 100,000 552.8 502.3 628.5 790.1 923.9 1077.9
311.0 311.8 349.7 333.5 419.7 463.0


Average climate in Porterville, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Porterville,

Birthplace of: James Sanders - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Nov 11, 1983).


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


Hospitals/medical centers in Porterville:
  • PORTERVILLE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (26501 AVENUE 140)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL (465 W PUTNAM AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Porterville:
  • TULARE DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; TULARE, CA)
  • DELANO REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; DELANO, CA)
  • KAWEAH DELTA DISTRICT HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; VISALIA, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Porterville, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Porterville:
  • VISALIA MUNI (about 30 miles; VISALIA, CA; ID: VIS)
  • MEADOWS FIELD (about 44 miles; BAKERSFIELD, CA; ID: BFL)
  • FRESNO YOSEMITE INTERNATIONAL (about 68 miles; FRESNO, CA; ID: FAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Porterville:
  • PORTERVILLE MUNI (about 4 miles; PORTERVILLE, CA; ID: PTV)
  • ECKERT FIELD (about 6 miles; STRATHMORE, CA; ID: 1Q1)
  • EXETER (about 14 miles; EXETER, CA; ID: O63)

Local government website:
College/University in Porterville:
  • PORTERVILLE COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,288; Location: 100 E COLLEGE AVE; Public; Website: www.pc.cc.ca.us)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Porterville:
  • COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS (about 27 miles; VISALIA, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,295)
  • REEDLEY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; REEDLEY, CA; FT enrollment: 5,344)
  • BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE (about 47 miles; BAKERSFIELD, CA; FT enrollment: 7,978)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-BAKERSFIELD (about 61 miles; BAKERSFIELD, CA; FT enrollment: 5,273)
  • CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY-FRESNO (about 63 miles; FRESNO, CA; FT enrollment: 16,035)
  • FRESNO CITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; FRESNO, CA; FT enrollment: 10,741)
  • TAFT COLLEGE (about 69 miles; Taft, CA; FT enrollment: 2,801)
Public high schools in Porterville:
  • MONACHE HIGH (Students: 1,915; Location: 960 N. NEWCOMB; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PORTERVILLE HIGH (Students: 1,886; Location: 465 W. OLIVE AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GRANITE HILLS HIGH (Students: 1,349; Location: 1701 E. PUTNAM AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CITRUS HIGH (CONT.) (Students: 211; Location: 261 E. MULBERRY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • VINE STREET COMMUNITY DAY (Students: 20; Location: 140 SOUTH C ST.; Grades: 07 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Porterville:
  • PIONEER INTERMEDIATE (Students: 876; Location: 225 E. COLLEGE AVE.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • OLIVE STREET ELEMENTARY (Students: 819; Location: 255 W. OLIVE AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • WESTFIELD ELEMENTARY (Students: 813; Location: 1151 W. PIONEER AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • VANDALIA ELEMENTARY (Students: 807; Location: 271 E. COLLEGE AVE.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • JOHN J. DOYLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 748; Location: 1045 E. ORANGE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BURTON MIDDLE (Students: 679; Location: 1155 N. ELDERWOOD ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BARTLETT INTERMEDIATE (Students: 657; Location: 335 NORTH G ST.; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WOODVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 604; Location: 16541 ROAD 168; Grades: KG - 08)
  • BURTON ELEMENTARY (Students: 590; Location: 2375 W. MORTON ST.; Grades: KG - 04)
  • JIM MAPLES ACADEMY (Students: 590; Location: 252 N. WESTWOOD; Grades: 05 - 06)
Private primary/middle school in Porterville:
  • ST ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 201; Location: 385 NORTH F STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Porterville:
  • PORTERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $695,640; Location: 41 W. THURMAN ST.; 82,500 books; 3,500 audio materials; 3,700 video materials; 123 serial subscriptions)
 

Porterville compared to California state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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.)
  • KRDU (1130 AM; 6 kW; DINUBA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KFRR (104.1 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: IONOSPHERE B/CASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKBB (99.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWYE (101.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Porterville:
  • KKAK-LP (Channel 20; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KFAZ-CA (Channel 8; VISALIA, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTFF (Channel 61; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA FRESNO LLC)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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