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Tipton, California - Basic Facts

The Tipton Census Designated Place had a population of 2,645 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Tipton is located at latitude 36.0585 and longitude -119.313 in Tulare County. The formal boundaries for the Tipton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 276 feet.

The Tipton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409325) 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 Tipton Census Designated Place is located within Tipton CCD of Tulare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tipton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tipton: Tip Town.

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Tipton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,645
Population in Households 2,645
Population in Familes 2,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,620
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $36,286
Average Household Income $44,240
Per Capita Income $10,504


Total Housing Units 665 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 340 (51.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $154,717
Average Home Value $144,444


Total Households 628
Average Household Size 4.21
Family Households 540
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.49%
Households 0.35% 0.44%
Families 0.34% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Tipton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tipton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 820 46th
Population Density # 525 65th
Diversity Index # 574 62nd
Median Household Income # 1348 11th
Per Capita Income # 1485 2nd

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