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Terra Bella, California - Basic Facts

The Terra Bella Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Tulare County at latitude 35.9567 and longitude -119.0328. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 486 feet.

The formal official name is the Terra Bella Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Terra Bella, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Terra Bella indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Terra Bella Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Terra Bella: Deer Creek Switch, Salem, Terrabella.

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


Total Population 3,362
Population in Households 3,354
Population in Familes 3,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 1,236
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 801
Average Household Size 4.19
Family Households 700
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 840 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 404 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 396 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $138,462
Average Home Value $181,650


Median Household Income $39,848
Average Household Income $54,056
Per Capita Income $13,115
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.37% 0.59%
Households 0.42% 0.57%
Families 0.27% 0.57%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.76%
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.


Terra Bella, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terra Bella 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 # 745 51st
Population Density1 # 729 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 119 92nd
Median Household Income # 1147 25th
Per Capita Income # 1378 10th

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