Strathmore, California

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Strathmore
Location in Tulare County and the state of California
Location in Tulare County and the state of California
Strathmore is located in the United States
Strathmore
Strathmore
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 36°8′42″N 119°3′34″W / 36.14500°N 119.05944°W / 36.14500; -119.05944Coordinates: 36°8′42″N 119°3′34″W / 36.14500°N 119.05944°W / 36.14500; -119.05944
Country United States
State California
CountyTulare
Area
 • Total1.419 sq mi (3.676 km2)
 • Land1.406 sq mi (3.642 km2)
 • Water0.013 sq mi (0.034 km2)  0.92%
Elevation
400 ft (122 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total2,819
 • Density2,000/sq mi (770/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
93267
Area code(s)559
FIPS code06-75280
GNIS feature ID1652797

Strathmore is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 2,819 at the 2010 census, up from 2,584 at the 2000 census.

Strathmore was given its name by the Scottish corporation Balfour Guthrie Company in 1908. It is a Scottish word which translates to “broad valley.” Previous names for Strathmore have been Roth Spur and Santos, CA.[2]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Strathmore is located at 36°8′42″N 119°3′34″W / 36.14500°N 119.05944°W / 36.14500; -119.05944 (36.144891, -119.059506).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it is land and 0.92% is water.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Strathmore has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[4]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

At the 2010 census Strathmore had a population of 2,819. The population density was 1,986.0 people per square mile (766.8/km2). The racial makeup of Strathmore was 1,490 (52.9%) White, 12 (0.4%) African American, 41 (1.5%) Native American, 7 (0.2%) Asian, 1 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1,162 (41.2%) from other races, and 106 (3.8%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2,238 persons (79.4%).[5]

The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized.

There were 705 households, 422 (59.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 411 (58.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 130 (18.4%) had a female householder with no husband present, 54 (7.7%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 51 (7.2%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 4 (0.6%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 93 households (13.2%) were one person and 40 (5.7%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 4.00. There were 595 families (84.4% of households); the average family size was 4.35.

The age distribution was 1,051 people (37.3%) under the age of 18, 340 people (12.1%) aged 18 to 24, 696 people (24.7%) aged 25 to 44, 531 people (18.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 201 people (7.1%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 25.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.1 males.

There were 751 housing units at an average density of 529.1 per square mile, of the occupied units 366 (51.9%) were owner-occupied and 339 (48.1%) were rented. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.9%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.4%. 1,475 people (52.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,344 people (47.7%) lived in rental housing units.

2000[edit]

At the 2000 census there were 2,584 people, 678 households, and 551 families in the CDP. The population density was 1,838.5 people per square mile (707.6/km2). There were 743 housing units at an average density of 528.6 per square mile (203.5/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 45.47% White, 0.23% African American, 1.08% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 47.64% from other races, and 4.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 68.54%.[6]

Of the 678 households 51.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.7% were non-families. 15.9% of households were one person and 8.7% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.81 and the average family size was 4.25.

The age distribution was 38.5% under the age of 18, 12.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% 65 or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median household income was $25,156 and the median family income was $27,917. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $19,542 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,128. About 24.2% of families and 30.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.3% of those under age 18 and 21.5% of those age 65 or over.

Politics[edit]

In the state legislature Strathmore is located in the 18th Senate District, represented by Republican Roy Ashburn, and in the 34th Assembly District, represented by Republican Bill Maze.

In the United States House of Representatives, Strathmore is in California's 23rd congressional district, represented by Republican Kevin McCarthy[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census Bureau.
  2. ^ Capace, Nancy (1999). Encyclopedia of California. North American Book Dist LLC. Page 445. ISBN 9780403093182.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. ^ Climate Summary for Strathmore, California
  5. ^ "2010 Census Interactive Population Search: CA - Strathmore CDP". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2014. Retrieved July 12, 2014.
  6. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ "California's 23rd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved October 6, 2014.