Tooleville, California

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Tooleville
census-designated place
Tooleville is located in California
Tooleville
Tooleville
Position in California.
Coordinates: 36°17′16″N 119°06′56″W / 36.28778°N 119.11556°W / 36.28778; -119.11556Coordinates: 36°17′16″N 119°06′56″W / 36.28778°N 119.11556°W / 36.28778; -119.11556
Country  United States
State  California
County Tulare
Area[1]
 • Total 0.067 sq mi (0.173 km2)
 • Land 0.067 sq mi (0.173 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 397 ft (121 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 339
 • Density 5,100/sq mi (2,000/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2585462
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tooleville, California

Tooleville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California.[2] Tooleville sits at an elevation of 397 feet (121 m).[2] The 2010 United States census reported Tooleville's population was 339.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP covers an area of 0.07 square miles (0.17 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Tooleville had a population of 339. The population density was 5,077.3 people per square mile (1,960.4/km²). The racial makeup of Tooleville was 145 (42.8%) White, 5 (1.5%) African American, 19 (5.6%) Native American, 8 (2.4%) Asian, 2 (0.6%) Pacific Islander, 148 (43.7%) from other races, and 12 (3.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 279 persons (82.3%).

The Census reported that 339 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 78 households, out of which 44 (56.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 40 (51.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 16 (20.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 9 (11.5%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 7 (9.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 10 households (12.8%) were made up of individuals and 5 (6.4%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.35. There were 65 families (83.3% of all households); the average family size was 4.54.

The population was spread out with 124 people (36.6%) under the age of 18, 58 people (17.1%) aged 18 to 24, 91 people (26.8%) aged 25 to 44, 47 people (13.9%) aged 45 to 64, and 19 people (5.6%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 22.4 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.7 males.

There were 82 housing units at an average density of 1,228.1 per square mile (474.2/km²), of which 49 (62.8%) were owner-occupied, and 29 (37.2%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.5%. 205 people (60.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 134 people (39.5%) lived in rental housing units.

Pollution[edit]

Tooleville is one of many areas in the Central Valley plagued for decades by contaminated drinking water caused by chemical fertilizers, animal wastes, and pesticides which have infiltrated aquifers.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tooleville, California
  3. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Tooleville CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014. 
  4. ^ Patricia Leigh Brown (2012-11-13). "The Problem Is Clear: The Water Is Filthy". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-11-16.