Traver, California

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Traver
census-designated place
Location in Tulare County and the state of California
Location in Tulare County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°27′15″N 119°29′3″W / 36.45417°N 119.48417°W / 36.45417; -119.48417Coordinates: 36°27′15″N 119°29′3″W / 36.45417°N 119.48417°W / 36.45417; -119.48417
Country  United States
State  California
County Tulare
Area[1]
 • Total 0.843 sq mi (2.184 km2)
 • Land 0.843 sq mi (2.184 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 289 ft (88 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 713
 • Density 850/sq mi (330/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93673
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-80280
GNIS feature ID 0250599

Traver is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 713 at the 2010 census, down from 732 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Traver is located at 36°27′15″N 119°29′3″W / 36.45417°N 119.48417°W / 36.45417; -119.48417 (36.454300, -119.484182).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Traver had a population of 713. The population density was 845.4 people per square mile (326.4/km²). The racial makeup of Traver was 302 (42.4%) White, 1 (0.1%) African American, 22 (3.1%) Native American, 6 (0.8%) Asian, 2 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 357 (50.1%) from other races, and 23 (3.2%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 551 persons (77.3%).

The Census reported that 713 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 164 households, out of which 89 (54.3%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 96 (58.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 32 (19.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 11 (6.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 5 (3.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 19 households (11.6%) were made up of individuals and 8 (4.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.35. There were 139 families (84.8% of all households); the average family size was 4.50.

The population was spread out with 222 people (31.1%) under the age of 18, 89 people (12.5%) aged 18 to 24, 187 people (26.2%) aged 25 to 44, 138 people (19.4%) aged 45 to 64, and 77 people (10.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.7 years. For every 100 females there were 106.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.3 males.

There were 184 housing units at an average density of 218.2 per square mile (84.2/km²), of which 95 (57.9%) were owner-occupied, and 69 (42.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 4.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 2.8%. 382 people (53.6% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 331 people (46.4%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 732 people, 173 households, and 155 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 890.6 people per square mile (344.7/km²). There were 182 housing units at an average density of 221.4 per square mile (85.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 53.28% White, 2.32% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 41.94% from other races, and 2.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 75.41% of the population.

There were 173 households out of which 53.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 20.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 10.4% were non-families. 5.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.23 and the average family size was 4.12.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 37.4% under the age of 18, 12.2% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 14.3% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 105.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 115.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,500, and the median income for a family was $22,750. Males had a median income of $17,188 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,642. About 23.5% of families and 33.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.2% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Traver is located in the 16th Senate District, represented by Democrat Dean Florez, and in the 30th Assembly District, represented by Republican Danny Gilmore. Federally, Traver is located in California's 21st congressional district, which is represented by Republican Devin Nunes.

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