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Porterville, California

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Population in 2017: 59,145 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +49.3%
Males: 29,541  (49.9%)
Females: 29,604  (50.1%)
Median resident age:

30.3 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 93257.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,150 (it was $32,046 in 2000)
Porterville:

$41,150
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,632 (it was $12,745 in 2000)

Porterville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $184,913 (it was $92,200 in 2000)
Porterville:

$184,913
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $249,700; detached houses: $257,903; townhouses or other attached units: $216,678; in 2-unit structures: $218,525; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $280,208; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $351,046; mobile homes: $108,033; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $15,402

Median gross rent in 2017: $898.

March 2019 cost of living index in Porterville: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.1%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.5% for American Indian residents, 41.2% for other race residents, 29.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Porterville, CA (2017)
    • 39,57466.5%Hispanic
    • 15,28425.7%White alone
    • 2,3854.0%Asian alone
    • 1,0051.7%Two or more races
    • 4340.7%Black alone
    • 3670.6%Other race alone
    • 3180.5%American Indian alone
    • 440.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Porterville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 161 registered sex offenders living in Porterville, California as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Porterville is 367 to 1.


Crime rates in Porterville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(4.5)
9
(19.8)
7
(15.0)
1
(1.9)
1
(1.9)
4
(7.6)
2
(3.6)
3
(5.4)
8
(14.5)
4
(7.2)
2
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(6.8)
3
(5.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(40.6)
21
(46.3)
14
(30.0)
7
(13.4)
17
(32.3)
11
(20.8)
5
(9.1)
10
(18.0)
8
(14.5)
10
(18.1)
12
(21.5)
16
(28.4)
10
(16.9)
15
(25.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
48
(108.3)
61
(134.5)
72
(154.4)
63
(120.4)
64
(121.8)
59
(111.8)
58
(105.8)
63
(113.4)
44
(79.6)
38
(68.6)
41
(73.5)
52
(92.2)
58
(97.9)
52
(87.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
189
(426.6)
159
(350.5)
196
(420.4)
212
(405.3)
182
(346.3)
148
(280.4)
161
(293.8)
124
(223.3)
134
(242.5)
106
(191.4)
131
(234.9)
147
(260.5)
175
(295.4)
139
(234.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
506
(1,142)
534
(1,177)
538
(1,154)
389
(743.7)
372
(707.8)
449
(850.7)
519
(947.0)
595
(1,071)
472
(854.0)
343
(619.2)
314
(563.1)
280
(496.3)
338
(570.5)
320
(538.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,351
(3,049)
1,480
(3,262)
1,491
(3,198)
1,166
(2,229)
1,045
(1,988)
1,154
(2,187)
1,222
(2,230)
1,014
(1,826)
801
(1,449)
702
(1,267)
844
(1,514)
771
(1,367)
925
(1,561)
935
(1,574)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
430
(970.6)
399
(879.6)
320
(686.4)
325
(621.3)
239
(454.8)
249
(471.8)
196
(357.7)
198
(356.5)
233
(421.6)
159
(287.1)
226
(405.3)
264
(467.9)
272
(459.1)
306
(515.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(2.3)
3
(6.6)
5
(10.7)
4
(7.6)
2
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(5.5)
1
(1.8)
5
(9.0)
6
(10.8)
1
(1.8)
0
(0.0)
3
(5.1)
3
(5.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)438.9470.4448.1322.6300.9306.2289.2280.5264.4204.7225.8229.3254.6245.3

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City-data.com crime index in Porterville, CA

Crime rate in Porterville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 89 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
California average:

1.99
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Ancestries: American (2.3%), Irish (2.0%), English (1.1%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 459 feet

Land area: 14.0 square miles.

Population density: 4,223 people per square mile   (average).

Porterville, California map

13,638 residents are foreign born (19.6% Latin America, 2.7% Asia).

This city:

22.9%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,288 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,403 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (23.6 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Bakersfield, CA (49.2 miles , pop. 247,057).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (142.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

East Porterville, CA (1.6 miles ),
Strathmore, CA (2.4 miles ),
Poplar-Cotton Center, CA (2.6 miles ),
Terra Bella, CA (2.7 miles ),
Plainview, CA (2.8 miles ),
Woodville, CA (3.1 miles ),
Lindsay, CA (3.2 miles ),
El Rancho, CA (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 36.07 N, Longitude: 119.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -872 (-1.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,865 (54.9%)

Area code: 559

Distribution of median household income in Porterville, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Porterville, CA in 2017
Porterville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

14.3%
California:

4.6%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Porterville, CA
Historical housing units in Porterville, CA
Most common industries in Porterville, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.1%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.7%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Porterville, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (14.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Porterville, California

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Porterville, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 127. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

127
U.S.:

74
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.407. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

5.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 51.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

51.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 16.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.5
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Porterville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 848% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from Porterville center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 138.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from Porterville center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 192.1 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 181.6 miles away from Porterville center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from Porterville center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tulare County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Freezes: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Porterville topographic map

Main business address for: SIERRA BANCORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals in Porterville:

  • EVELYN'S FAMILY HOME (332 NORTH INDIANA STREET)
  • GAITHER'S FAMILY HOME 5 (1441 SAN LUCIA AVENUE)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN BELMONT (1030 NORTH BELMONT)
  • PORTERVILLE DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Government - State, 26501 AVENUE 140)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 465 W PUTNAM AVE)

Nursing Homes in Porterville:

  • PORTERVILLE CONVALESCENT HOSP (1100 WEST MORTON AVENUE)
  • PORTERVILLE DC (26501 AVENUE 140)
  • SIERRA VALLEY REHAB CENTER (301 WEST PUTNAM)
  • SUN VILLA (350 NORTH VILLA STREET)
  • VALLEY CARE CENTER (661 W. POPLAR)

Dialysis Facilities in Porterville:

  • PORTERVILLE HEMODIALYSIS FACILITY (385 N. PEARSON DRIVE)
  • SIERRA VIEW DISTRICT HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (283 N. PEARSON DRIVE)

Airports located in Porterville:

College/University in Porterville:

  • Porterville College (Full-time enrollment: 2,560; Location: 100 E College Ave; Public; Website: www.portervillecollege.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Porterville:

  • College of the Sequoias (about 24 miles; Visalia, CA; Full-time enrollment: 6,982)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 27 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Reedley College (about 45 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Bakersfield College (about 46 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 10,325)
  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 48 miles; Lemoore, CA; FT enrollment: 2,314)
  • California State University-Bakersfield (about 50 miles; Bakersfield, CA; FT enrollment: 7,564)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 61 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)

Biggest public high schools in Porterville:

Private high school in Porterville:

  • PORTERVILLE APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 11, Location: 448 N E ST, Grades: 2-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Porterville:

Private elementary/middle school in Porterville:

  • ST ANNE SCHOOL (Students: 175, Location: 385 N F ST, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Porterville

Library in Porterville:

  • PORTERVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $888,031; Location: 41 WEST THURMAN AVENUE; 73,541 books; 280 e-books; 4,283 audio materials; 4,497 video materials; 4 other licensed databases; 96 print serial subscriptions; 985 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Porterville: Rocky Hill Raceway (A), Porterville Water Works (B), Veterans Monument (C), Spinners Airport Raceway (D), Porterville Municipal Golf Course (E), Farrington Memorial (F), Camp Vandalia (G), Imperial Ambulance (H), Porterville Fire Department Station 2 (I), Porterville Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J), Porterville Womans Club (K), Porterville Public Library (L), Veterans Memorial Hall (M), Sierra View District Hospital Medical Library (N), Porterville Community Center (O), Porterville College Library (P), Memorial Auditorium (Q), Porterville City Hall (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Town and Country Shopping Center (1), Smiths Town Square Shopping Center (2), Porterville West Shopping Center (3), Porter Plaza Shopping Center (4), Monache Financial Center Shopping Center (5), Eastridge Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Porterville: SIERRA BANCORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Porterville include: Church of Christ (A), Church of God (B), Emanuel Evangelical Church (C), Faith Tabernacle of Porterville (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Church of Christ Scientist (F), First Congregational Church (G), First Lutheran Church (H), Grace Fundamental Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Lake Heron (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Porterville include: Murry Park (1), Hayes Field (2), J Claude Nelson Park (3), Jamison Stadium (4), North Park (5), Olivewood Mini Park (6), Orange Street Mini Park (7), Porterville Fairgrounds (8), Veterans Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Palm Tree Inn (940 W Morton Ave) (1), Best Western Porterville Inn (350 West Montgomery Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Tulare County - District Attorney- Office (87 East Morton Avenue) (1), Social Security Administration - Office (890 West Morton Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Ian Fuller - Soccer player, James Sanders - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Nov 11, 1983), Joe Soto - Martial artist, William I. Traeger - Politician, Angelo Brovelli - Early professional football player, Barbara Baxley - Actor, Buzz Stephen - Baseball player, Dick Brooks - Racing driver, Eddie Gutierrez - Soccer player, Jim Weatherwax - Football player.

Tulare County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Porterville and their reported violations in the past:

USDA-FOREST SERVICE HUME LAKE CAMPGROUND (Population served: 500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
QUAKER MEADOW CAMP (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2011)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
EAGLE S NEST RESORT (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS - CAMP 9 (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
PANADERIA LA CABANA (Population served: 155, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-10-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
GIUMARRA VINEYARDS 5 & 6 (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-10-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-03-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NS MINI MART (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (DEC-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 33 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
GIUMARRA VINEYARDS 3 & 4 (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-10-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (OCT-10-2012)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-25-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2010)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Porterville that have no violations reported:

  • USFS - OLD ISABELLA AUXILIARY DAM WS (Population served: 1,820, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USDA-FOREST SERVICE PRINCESS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 550, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS - SANDY FLAT CAMPGROUND WS (Population served: 204, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-TROY MEADOW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 146, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-FISH CREEK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-HORSE MEADOW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-KENNEDY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-BLACKROCK STATION (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • USFS-BLACKROCK TRAILHEAD (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TCOVE (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

3.4 people
California:

2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.7%
Whole state:

68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.8%
Whole state:

7.2%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Porterville in 2010:

  • 931 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 90 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 63 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Porterville in 2000:

  • 765 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 276 people in nursing homes
  • 176 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 132 people in other group homes
  • 77 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 74 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 54 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 49 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 19 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Porterville (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Sierra: Bank Of The Sierra, Www.Bankofthesierra.com Branch, West Olive Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,332.3 mil, Deposits: $1,091.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Sierra Bancorp
  • Finance and Thrift Company: Porterville Branch at 268 N. Main Street, branch established on 2001/08/16; Finance And Thrift Company at 268 North Main Street, branch established on 1925/07/09. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $129.7 mil, Deposits: $98.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Union Bank, National Association: Porterville -cash And Save Branch at 229 North Main Street, branch established on 1871/01/01; Porter And Henderson Instore Branch at 900 West Henderson Avenue, branch established on 1998/03/12. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: 185 North D Street Branch at 185 North D Street, branch established on 1945/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Porterville Branch at 345 North Main Street, branch established on 1934/12/23. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Porterville Branch at 815 West Henderson Avenue, branch established on 1967/12/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Suncrest Bank: Porterville Branch at 65 West Olive Avenue, branch established on 2008/08/04. Info updated 2008/05/19: Bank assets: $91.2 mil, Deposits: $78.0 mil, headquarters in Visalia, CA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Citizens Business Bank: Porterville Branch at 334 North Main Street, branch established on 1998/10/26. Info updated 2011/03/30: Bank assets: $6,475.4 mil, Deposits: $4,625.6 mil, headquarters in Ontario, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Cvb Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Porterville:

Marital status in Porterville, CA
  • Never married: 38.3%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

For population 25 years and over in Porterville:

  • High school or higher: 66.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.8
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Porterville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Porterville, CA (based on Tulare County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic102,77226
Evangelical Protestant53,285300
Other13,98337
Mainline Protestant8,69037
Black Protestant7575
Orthodox6502
None262,042-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 119
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 32
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Tulare County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 215
This county:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
California:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tulare County:

28.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.9%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Porterville:

46.6%
State:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.8%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Porterville:

28.4
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.7%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Porterville:

10.8%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Porterville:

6.8
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.9%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Porterville:

80.2%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Porterville, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 63$326,098$62,1146$330
Firefighters 35$199,296$68,3300$0
Police - Other 27$93,084$41,3714$7,396
Parks and Recreation 26$105,418$48,65443$117,952
Solid Waste Management 20$75,046$45,0280$0
Streets and Highways 19$100,262$63,3231$3,286
Other Government Administration 18$104,458$69,6395$295
Financial Administration 17$77,310$54,5722$2,864
Sewerage 14$57,630$49,3970$0
Water Supply 12$53,070$53,0700$0
Other and Unallocable 11$52,220$56,9670$0
Local Libraries 10$37,182$44,6186$3,734
Fire - Other 3$10,364$41,4561$486
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$10,648$63,8880$0
Airports 1$5,064$60,7682$1,560
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 278$1,307,150$56,42470$137,903

Porterville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,542,000 ($42.98)
    Regular Highways: $2,516,000 ($42.54)
    Sewerage: $746,000 ($12.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $619,000 ($10.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $593,000 ($10.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $482,000 ($8.15)
    Air Transportation: $240,000 ($4.06)
    Central Staff Services: $228,000 ($3.85)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($1.93)
    Transit Utilities: $113,000 ($1.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $22,000 ($0.37)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $8,028,000 ($135.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,943,000 ($83.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,171,000 ($70.52)
    Sewerage: $4,013,000 ($67.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,609,000 ($61.02)
    Water Utilities: $3,460,000 ($58.50)
    Central Staff Services: $2,872,000 ($48.56)
    General - Other: $2,699,000 ($45.63)
    Transit Utilities: $1,790,000 ($30.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,778,000 ($30.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,609,000 ($27.20)
    Financial Administration: $1,452,000 ($24.55)
    Air Transportation: $1,292,000 ($21.84)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $917,000 ($15.50)
    Libraries: $623,000 ($10.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $219,000 ($3.70)
    Health - Other: $106,000 ($1.79)
    Parking Facilities: $48,000 ($0.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,200,000 ($54.10)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,102,000 ($35.54)
    General - Other: $1,532,000 ($25.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,108,000 ($18.73)
    General Public Building: $340,000 ($5.75)
    Police Protection: $79,000 ($1.34)
    Transit Utilities: $63,000 ($1.07)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($0.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $30,000 ($0.51)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($0.46)
    Financial Administration: $20,000 ($0.34)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,014,000 ($287.67)

Porterville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,791,000 ($114.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,536,000 ($93.60)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,867,000 ($31.57)
    Air Transportation: $1,485,000 ($25.11)
    Other: $469,000 ($7.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $231,000 ($3.91)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,182,000 ($19.98)
    Other: $525,000 ($8.88)
    Transit Utilities: $385,000 ($6.51)
    Air Transportation: $231,000 ($3.91)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,089,000 ($35.32)
    Fines and Forfeits: $324,000 ($5.48)
    General Revenue - Other: $147,000 ($2.49)
    Rents: $99,000 ($1.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $43,000 ($0.73)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,736,000 ($80.07)
    Transit Utilities: $466,000 ($7.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,675,000 ($45.23)
    Highways: $1,516,000 ($25.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,489,000 ($25.18)
    Transit Utilities: $702,000 ($11.87)
    General Local Government Support: $57,000 ($0.96)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,101,000 ($136.97)
    Property: $7,401,000 ($125.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,390,000 ($74.22)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $391,000 ($6.61)
    Other License: $357,000 ($6.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $310,000 ($5.24)
    Other: $276,000 ($4.67)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $53,000 ($0.90)

Porterville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,039,000 ($1268.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $72,637,000 ($1228.12)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,542,000 ($42.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $140,000 ($2.37)

Porterville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $436,000 ($7.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,120,000 ($627.61)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,016,000 ($50.99)

3.47% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,646 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.47%
California average:

5.03%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($137 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.02%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fresno County, CA  0.66% ($40,746 average AGI)
from Kern County, CA  0.39% ($41,532)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.30% ($38,961)


3.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.84%
California average:

5.21%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($234 average AGI)
Tulare County:

0.02%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fresno County, CA  0.74% ($38,877 average AGI)
to Kern County, CA  0.38% ($32,845)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.21% ($40,549)
Businesses in Porterville, CA
NameCountNameCount
99 Cents Only Stores1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T2Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Best Western1Maurices1
Blockbuster1McDonald's3
Burger King2Motel 61
CVS4Nike1
Carl\s Jr.1OfficeMax1
Chevrolet1Panda Express1
Cricket Wireless3Payless2
Dennys2Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut2
FedEx6Quiznos1
Ford1RadioShack1
GNC1Rite Aid1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill2Starbucks4
H&R Block2Subway4
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
Jack In The Box2Target1
Jamba Juice1The Room Place1
Jones New York1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS3
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture2

Strongest AM radio stations in Porterville:

  • KTIP (1450 AM; 1 kW; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: CALDWELL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KJUG (1270 AM; 5 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCHJ (1010 AM; 5 kW; DELANO, CA; Owner: ILLINOIS LOTUS CORP.)
  • KNZR (1560 AM; 25 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF CALIF.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KRDU (1130 AM; 6 kW; DINUBA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIRN (670 AM; 35 kW; SIMI VALLEY, CA; Owner: LOTUS OXNARD CORP.)
  • KLAC (570 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSPN (710 AM; 50 kW; LOS ANGELES, CA; Owner: KABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KUZZ (550 AM; 5 kW; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Porterville:

  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KIOO (99.7 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY B/CSTNG CORP OF SAN JOA VAL)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTQX (90.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • KCRZ (104.9 FM; TIPTON, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KFRR (104.1 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: IONOSPHERE B/CASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMYX-FM (92.5 FM; ARVIN, CA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUC. RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFRB (91.3 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUZZ-FM (107.9 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: OWENS ONE COMPANY, INC)
  • KISV (94.1 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: AMERICAN GENERAL MEDIA CORP.)
  • KVLI-FM (104.5 FM; LAKE ISABELLA, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. AND KATHERINE M. BOHN)
  • KGFM (101.5 FM; BAKERSFIELD, CA; Owner: LAGNIAPPE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCNQ (102.5 FM; KERNVILLE, CA; Owner: ROBERT J. & KATHERINE M. BOHN)

TV broadcast stations around Porterville:

  • KKAK-LP (Channel 20; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTRO-LP (Channel 50; LANCASTER, CA; Owner: ROBERT D. ADELMAN)
  • KFAZ-CA (Channel 8; VISALIA, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST)
  • KTFF (Channel 61; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA FRESNO LLC)
  • KMCF-LP (Channel 35; VISALIA, CA; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KNXT (Channel 49; VISALIA, CA; Owner: DIOCESE OF FRESNO EDUCATION CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Porterville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 66Number of bridges
  • 620ft / 189mTotal length
  • $10,000,000Total costs
  • 382,975Total average daily traffic
  • 32,689Total average daily truck traffic
  • 558,136Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Porterville, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 201940-1949
  • 131950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 151970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Porterville, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Porterville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 123 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Porterville, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 68 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 222 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Porterville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Porterville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 54 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED170$138,10863$121,899157$132,96111$92,6664$740,93840$104,4342$27,955
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$144,78810$150,01416$189,2614$124,6350$02$97,6702$88,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$129,52316$93,977155$149,68537$59,1620$018$108,1965$75,986
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$122,96216$96,29272$146,13210$64,6920$012$101,6190$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$66,8303$87,17732$154,3286$39,3351$221,0004$128,9300$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Porterville, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$163,7662$191,7201$113,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$140,0051$248,7800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$174,4751$144,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$157,0100$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Porterville, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Porterville, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 269. The highest number of fires - 413 took place in 2005, and the least - 155 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Porterville, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (59.7%), and Structure Fires (23.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Porterville, CA
    • 2,24659.7%Outside Fires
    • 88723.6%Structure Fires
    • 51013.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1173.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Porterville, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Porterville, California:

  • Best Western Porterville Inn, 350 W Montgomery Ave, Porterville, California 93257 , Phone: (559) 781-7411, Fax: (559) 781-8910
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 840 S Jaye St, Porterville, California 93257 , Phone: (559) 782-1200, Fax: (559) 782-1300
  • Americas Best Value Inn - Porterville, 676 N Main St, Porterville, California 93257 , Phone: (559) 306-1900, Fax: (559) 306-1901
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Porterville, California
Most common first names in Porterville, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33072.6 years
William28575.0 years
James25670.9 years
Mary25078.0 years
Robert20569.1 years
George16775.3 years
Charles15273.1 years
Frank9974.6 years
Dorothy8775.1 years
Richard8362.7 years
Most common last names in Porterville, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14989.0 years
Johnson11071.5 years
Jones10773.2 years
Brown9368.9 years
Wilson6875.1 years
Miller6776.4 years
Davis6674.6 years
Martinez6364.6 years
Williams6274.0 years
Moore5974.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Porterville, CA
  • 77.2%Utility gas
  • 19.9%Electricity
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
  • 0.1%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Porterville, CA
  • 63.1%Utility gas
  • 31.7%Electricity
  • 2.2%No fuel used
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Wood


Porterville compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Porterville on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Doctorate degrees (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of high school students in private schools (3,000+ students)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of arson incidents per 100,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest daily high temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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  • Steven Lane (17)
  • Timothy P. Sheehan (6)
  • Orville Allen Ennis (2)
  • Lieng Hong Vang (2)
  • Ernest John Shearing (2)
  • Huu Tieu (2)
  • Bill T. Scarbrough (1)
  • Edward M. Sybesma (1)
  • Wallace E. Ruminson (1)
  • Ubaldo Garza (1)

Total of 43 patent applications in 2008-2020.