Porterville, CA 93257 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 93257: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Porterville, CA 93257

Acceptable Alternative
Poplar, CA 93257
Woodville, CA 93257

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,403
  • Single Family Addresses: 21,692
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,227
  • County: Tulare County
  • Centroid: Latitude 36.07, Longitude -119.022
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Porterville, CA 93257 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 78,672
Population in Households 77,351
Population in Familes 68,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,321
Population Density1 377
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 22,151
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 17,550
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 23,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,072 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,079 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,714 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $169,822
Average Home Value $213,552


Median Household Income $40,387
Average Household Income $54,562
Per Capita Income $15,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.67%
Households 0.48% 0.62%
Families 0.46% 0.6%
Median Household Income   0.02%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
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.

Porterville, CA 93257 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 93257 to the other 1,756 ZIP Codes 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 # 30 98th
Population Density1 # 997 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 435 75th
Median Household Income # 1406 20th
Per Capita Income # 1550 12th

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