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Caruthers, California - Basic Facts

Caruthers is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Caruthers Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fresno County at latitude 36.5427 and longitude -119.8332. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 246 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Caruthers Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Caruthers, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,596
Population in Households 2,586
Population in Familes 2,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density1 1,284
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 660
Average Household Size 3.92
Family Households 572
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 695 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 423 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $148,196
Average Home Value $222,045


Median Household Income $42,069
Average Household Income $50,655
Per Capita Income $12,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 0.97%
Households 0.76% 0.89%
Families 0.76% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Caruthers, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caruthers to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 822 46th
Population Density1 # 718 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 93 94th
Median Household Income # 1089 29th
Per Capita Income # 1384 9th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.