Posey, California

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census-designated place
Posey is located in California
Coordinates: 35°48′17″N 118°40′58″W / 35.80472°N 118.68278°W / 35.80472; -118.68278Coordinates: 35°48′17″N 118°40′58″W / 35.80472°N 118.68278°W / 35.80472; -118.68278
Country  United States
State  California
County Tulare
 • Total 0.357 sq mi (0.924 km2)
 • Land 0.357 sq mi (0.924 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 3,560 ft (1,090 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10
 • Density 28/sq mi (11/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93260
Area code(s) 559
GNIS feature IDs 1661254; 2585441
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Posey, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Posey, California

Posey is a census-designated place in Tulare County, California, United States.[3] Posey is 21 miles (34 km) east-southeast of Ducor. Posey has a post office with ZIP code 93260, which opened in 1915.[4][5] The population was 10 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²), all of it land.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Posey has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]


The 2010 United States Census[7] reported that Posey had a population of 10. The population density was 28.0 people per square mile (10.8/km²). The racial makeup of Posey was 6 (60.0%) White, 0 (0.0%) African American, 3 (30.0%) Native American, 0 (0.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 0 (0.0%) from other races, and 1 (10.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3 persons (30.0%).

The Census reported that 10 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 5 households, out of which 0 (0%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 2 (40.0%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 1 (20.0%) had a female householder with no husband present, 0 (0%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1 (20.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 0 households (0%) were made up of individuals and 0 (0%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00. There were 3 families (60.0% of all households); the average family size was 2.00.

The population was spread out with 0 people (0%) under the age of 18, 0 people (0%) aged 18 to 24, 2 people (20.0%) aged 25 to 44, 5 people (50.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 3 people (30.0%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52.0 years. For every 100 females there were 66.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 66.7 males.

There were 15 housing units at an average density of 42.0 per square mile (16.2/km²), of which 4 (80.0%) were owner-occupied, and 1 (20.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 8 people (80.0% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 2 people (20.0%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Posey, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Posey, California
  4. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  5. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1091. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Posey, California
  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.