Location in Tulare County and the state of California
|• Total||2.765 sq mi (7.159 km2)|
|• Land||2.248 sq mi (5.821 km2)|
|• Water||0.517 sq mi (1.338 km2) 18.69%|
|Elevation||440 ft (134 m)|
|• Density||2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
|GNIS feature ID||0251787|
Woodlake is located at (36.416435, -119.099544).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2), of which, 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (18.69%) is water.
The schools include, Woodlake High School, Woodlake Valley Middle School, Castle Rock Elementary School, F.J. White Elementary.
The 2010 United States Census reported that Woodlake had a population of 7,279. The population density was 2,633.5 people per square mile (1,016.8/km²). The racial makeup of Woodlake was 3,691 (50.7%) White, 37 (0.5%) African American, 108 (1.5%) Native American, 52 (0.7%) Asian, 9 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 3,072 (42.2%) from other races, and 310 (4.3%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,381 persons (87.7%).
The Census reported that 7,279 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.
There were 1,966 households, out of which 1,169 (59.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,055 (53.7%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 403 (20.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 175 (8.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 177 (9.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 9 (0.5%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 271 households (13.8%) were made up of individuals and 127 (6.5%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.70. There were 1,633 families (83.1% of all households); the average family size was 4.03.
The population was spread out with 2,626 people (36.1%) under the age of 18, 857 people (11.8%) aged 18 to 24, 1,883 people (25.9%) aged 25 to 44, 1,382 people (19.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 531 people (7.3%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26.4 years. For every 100 females there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.
There were 2,067 housing units at an average density of 747.8 per square mile (288.7/km²), of which 970 (49.3%) were owner-occupied, and 996 (50.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 4.2%. 3,708 people (50.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 3,571 people (49.1%) lived in rental housing units.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,651 people, 1,777 households, and 1,496 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,357.4 people per square mile (1,297.0/km²). There were 1,874 housing units at an average density of 946.0 per square mile (365.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 47.06% White, 0.33% African American, 1.08% Native American, 0.90% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 45.81% from other races, and 4.77% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 83.82% of the population.
There were 1,777 households out of which 53.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.5% were married couples living together, 18.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 15.8% were non-families. 12.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.74 and the average family size was 4.02.
In the city the population was spread out with 37.8% under the age of 18, 11.7% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 15.0% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 106.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,653, and the median income for a family was $23,880. Males had a median income of $23,175 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the city was $8,842. About 33.0% of families and 36.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.5% of those under age 18 and 14.6% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Woodlake is located in the 16th Senate District, represented by Republican Andy Vidak, and in the 34th Assembly District, represented by Republican Bill Maze. Federally, Woodlake is located in California's 21st congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +13 and is represented by Republican David Valadao.
The community of Woodlake is serviced by its own municipal police department. The police services building is adjacent to the City Hall complex on Valencia Boulevard.
- U.S. Census
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- 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.
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