Waukena, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Waukena, California - Basic Facts

The Waukena Census Designated Place had a population of 107 as of July 1, 2018. Waukena ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Waukena is located at latitude 36.1361 and longitude -119.511 in Tulare County. The formal boundaries for the Waukena Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 226 feet.

The Waukena Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585463) 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 Waukena Census Designated Place is located within Tulare CCD of Tulare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Waukena 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 Waukena: Buzzards Roost, Wauken.

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


Total Population 107
Population in Households 107
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 114
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $45,252
Average Household Income $59,924
Per Capita Income $16,353


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (24.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (55.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $383,333
Average Home Value $577,273


Total Households 36
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.11% 0.0%
Households -0.33% 0.0%
Families 2.64% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Waukena, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Waukena 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 # 1421 6th
Population Density # 1257 17th
Diversity Index # 482 68th
Median Household Income # 1124 26th
Per Capita Income # 1347 11th

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