Plainview, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Plainview, California - Basic Facts

The Plainview Census Designated Place had a population of 936 as of July 1, 2016. Plainview ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plainview is located at latitude 36.1422 and longitude -119.1374 in Tulare County. The formal boundaries for the Plainview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 354 feet.

The Plainview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585439) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Plainview Census Designated Place is located within Strathmore CCD of Tulare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plainview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Plainview: Roger's Corners.

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Plainview Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Plainview, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 936
Population in Households 936
Population in Familes 860
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,028
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 207
Average Household Size 4.52
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $80,645
Average Home Value $146,053


Median Household Income $26,432
Average Household Income $39,331
Per Capita Income $9,329
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% 0.04%
Households -0.15% 0.1%
Families -0.6% 0.11%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Plainview, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plainview to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1070 29th
Population Density1 # 446 71st
Diversity Index2 # 227 85th
Median Household Income # 1477 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1486 2nd

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