Tipton, California

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Tipton
census-designated place
Location in Tulare County and the state of California
Location in Tulare County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°3′33″N 119°18′37″W / 36.05917°N 119.31028°W / 36.05917; -119.31028Coordinates: 36°3′33″N 119°18′37″W / 36.05917°N 119.31028°W / 36.05917; -119.31028
Country  United States
State  California
County Tulare
Area[1]
 • Total 1.010 sq mi (2.615 km2)
 • Land 1.010 sq mi (2.615 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 276 ft (84 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,543
 • Density 2,500/sq mi (970/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93272
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-78750
GNIS feature ID 1652801

Tipton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,543 at the 2010 census, up from 1,790 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Tipton is located at 36°3′33″N 119°18′37″W / 36.05917°N 119.31028°W / 36.05917; -119.31028 (36.059115, -119.310409).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Tipton had a population of 2,543. The population density was 2,518.5 people per square mile (972.4/km²). The racial makeup of Tipton was 1,535 (60.4%) White, 3 (0.1%) African American, 15 (0.6%) Native American, 9 (0.4%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 924 (36.3%) from other races, and 57 (2.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2,147 persons (84.4%).

The Census reported that 2,543 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 610 households, out of which 393 (64.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 353 (57.9%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 92 (15.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 80 (13.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 58 (9.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 6 (1.0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 67 households (11.0%) were made up of individuals and 30 (4.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.17. There were 525 families (86.1% of all households); the average family size was 4.45.

The population was spread out with 1,036 people (40.7%) under the age of 18, 276 people (10.9%) aged 18 to 24, 745 people (29.3%) aged 25 to 44, 360 people (14.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 126 people (5.0%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24.0 years. For every 100 females there were 107.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 111.7 males.

There were 645 housing units at an average density of 638.8 per square mile (246.6/km²), of which 290 (47.5%) were owner-occupied, and 320 (52.5%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 7.5%. 1,174 people (46.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,369 people (53.8%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,790 people, 473 households, and 402 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,765.4 people per square mile (684.3/km²). There were 488 housing units at an average density of 481.3 per square mile (186.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 28.99% White, 0.17% African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 62.51% from other races, and 7.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 67.71% of the population.

There were 473 households out of which 53.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.8% were non-families. 11.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.78 and the average family size was 4.08.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 38.8% under the age of 18, 12.6% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 15.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 105.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,379, and the median income for a family was $27,069. Males had a median income of $24,362 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,464. About 18.3% of families and 20.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.6% of those under age 18 and 16.2% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Tipton is located in the 16th Senate District, represented by Democrat Dean Florez, and in the 30th Assembly District, represented by Republican Danny Gilmore. Federally, Tipton is located in California's 21st congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +13[5] and is represented by Republican Devin Nunes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest?". Campaign Legal Center Blog. Retrieved 2008-02-10.