Laton, California

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Laton
census-designated place
Location in Fresno County and the state of California
Location in Fresno County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°26′00″N 119°41′12″W / 36.43333°N 119.68667°W / 36.43333; -119.68667Coordinates: 36°26′00″N 119°41′12″W / 36.43333°N 119.68667°W / 36.43333; -119.68667
Country  United States
State  California
County Fresno
Government
 • State Senator Anthony Cannella (R)[1]
 • State Assembly Henry T. Perea (D)[2]
 • U. S. Congress David Valadao (R)[3]
Area[4]
 • Total 1.937 sq mi (5.017 km2)
 • Land 1.937 sq mi (5.017 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[5] 259 ft (79 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,824
 • Density 940/sq mi (360/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93242
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-40746
GNIS feature IDs 1660899, 2408585

Laton /ˈltən/ is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 1,824 at the 2010 census, up from 1,236 at the 2000 census. Laton is located 23 miles (37 km) south-southeast of Fresno,[6] at an elevation of 259 feet (79 m).[5]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), all of it land.

History[edit]

Laton's first post office opened in 1900, having been transferred from Lillis.[6] The name honors Charles A. Laton, who owned the Rancho Laguna de Tache Mexican land grant.[6]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[7] reported that Laton had a population of 1,824. The population density was 941.5 people per square mile (363.5/km²). The racial makeup of Laton was 1,001 (54.9%) White, 4 (0.2%) African American, 13 (0.7%) Native American, 10 (0.5%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 744 (40.8%) from other races, and 52 (2.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,393 persons (76.4%).

The Census reported that 1,824 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

Population in 2010: 1,824. Population change since 2000: +47.6% Males: 950 (52.1%) Females: 874 (47.9%)

Median resident age: 29.4 years California median age: 45.6 years

There were 474 households, out of which 254 (53.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 284 (59.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 86 (18.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 33 (7.0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 20 (4.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 9 (1.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 59 households (12.4%) were made up of individuals and 34 (7.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.85. There were 403 families (85.0% of all households); the average family size was 4.12.

The population was spread out with 584 people (32.0%) under the age of 18, 211 people (11.6%) aged 18 to 24, 488 people (26.8%) aged 25 to 44, 380 people (20.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 161 people (8.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.4 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

Estimated median household income in 2009: $54,118 (it was $35,408 in 2000) Laton: $54,118 California: $58,931 Estimated per capita income in 2009: $16,759

Hispanic - 1,393 (76.4%) White alone - 409 (22.4%) Two or more races - 9 (0.5%) American Indian alone - 5 (0.3%) Black alone - 3 (0.2%) Asian alone - 4 (0.2%) Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

Number of households with income < $10k: Laton: 4.1% (12) State: 5.7% (695,403) Number of households with income $10–20k: Laton: 0.0% (0) State: 10.1% (1,232,937) Number of households with income $20–30k: Laton: 19.4% (56) State: 9.7% (1,186,065) Number of households with income $30–40k: Laton: 4.9% (14) State: 9.1% (1,108,669) Number of households with income $40–50k: Laton: 20.9% (60) State: 8.5% (1,039,666) Number of households with income $50–60k: Laton: 6.9% (20) State: 7.8% (948,345) Number of households with income $60–75k: Laton: 18.1% (52) California: 9.9% (1,206,377) Number of households with income $75–100k: Laton: 10.9% (31) California: 12.7% (1,547,756) Number of households with income $100–125k: Laton: 5.3% (15) State: 8.9% (1,085,712) Number of households with income $125–150k: Laton: 7.5% (22) State: 5.7% (693,943) Number of households with income $150–200k: Laton: 2.1% (6) State: 6.1% (748,264) Number of households with income > $200k: Laton: 0.0% (0) State: 5.9% (721,754)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $153,079 (it was $78,600 in 2000) Laton: $153,079 California: $384,200 Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $212,839; Detached houses: $213,299; Mobile homes: $195,202

There were 493 housing units at an average density of 254.5 per square mile (98.3/km²), of which 290 (61.2%) were owner-occupied, and 184 (38.8%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.6%. 1,017 people (55.8% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 807 people (44.2%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,236 people, 331 households, and 285 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 641.4 people per square mile (247.3/km²). There were 340 housing units at an average density of 176.4 per square mile (68.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 45.15% White, 0.40% Black or African American, 1.13% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 49.03% from other races, and 3.56% from two or more races. 68.85% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 331 households out of which 49.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.6% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.72 and the average family size was 3.96.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 35.9% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 18.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,408, and the median income for a family was $34,688. Males had a median income of $25,125 versus $25,417 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,702. About 14.4% of families and 17.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.7% of those under age 18 and 19.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Senators". State of California. Retrieved April 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Members Assembly". State of California. Retrieved April 6, 2013. 
  3. ^ "California's 21st Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved April 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ U.S. Census
  5. ^ a b "Laton". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  6. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1060. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  7. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.