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East Porterville, California - Basic Facts

The East Porterville Census Designated Place had a population of 7,132 as of July 1, 2020. East Porterville 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 East Porterville is located at latitude 36.0575 and longitude -118.9757 in Tulare County. The formal boundaries for the East Porterville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 486 feet.

The East Porterville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408032) 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 East Porterville Census Designated Place is located within Porterville CCD of Tulare County.


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East Porterville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,132 (100%)
Population in Households 7,122 (99.9%)
Population in Families 6,357 (89.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 10 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 2,363
Diversity Index2 83
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,203
Average Household Income $49,116
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $12,677
Wealth Index5 37
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 873 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 846 (46.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $165,278
Average Home Value $256,064
Housing Affordability Index3 135
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,719
Average Household Size 4.14
Family Households 1,432
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.42% 0.36%
Households 0.38% 0.34%
Families 0.21% 0.32%
Median Household Income   0.78%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
Owner Occupied HU   0.48%

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East Porterville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Porterville to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 566 63rd
Population Density # 553 64th
Median Household Income # 1391 9th
Housing Affordability Index # 1277 84th
Per Capita Income # 1444 5th
Diversity Index # 280 82nd

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