Orange Cove

ORANGE COVE
Orange Cove was incorporated in 1948. The rural atmosphere is located on popular Highway 63 to Kings Canyon & Sequoia Parks. Pine Flat Lake/Dam is nearby. Situated at the edge of the Sierra Foothills, major crops are citrus, tree fruit & grapes. The Council encourages development: commercial, industrial & residential.

January 1, 2004 State of California Department of Finance Information:

Form of Government:
General Law Council – City Administrator

Local Newspaper:Orange Cove Times
1130 G. Street
Reedley , CA 93654
Phone: 638-2244
FAX: 638-5021

Population 9,255
Number of Housing Units 2,062
Vacancy Rate 4.12$
Average Household Size 4.68

April 1, 2000 U.S. Census Information:

Population 7,722
Number of Housing Units 1,767
Vacancy Rate 4.13%
Average Household Size 4.56
Median Household Income $22,357
Per Capital Income $7,126

 

Race/Ethnic Distribution
White 6.84%
Hispanic 90.60%
Black 0.19%
American/Indian & Alaskan Native 0.60%
Asian & Pacific Islander 1.33%
Other 0.47%

 

Age Distribution
0 – 19 Years 44.76%
20 – 44 Years 37.67%
45 – 64 Years 12.60%
65 Years and older 4.97%
Median Age 22.8%

 

Percent of Persons Below Poverty 44.54%
Unemployment Rate 24.94%

 

Educational Attainment of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older
Percent High School Graduate or Higher 24.79%
Percent Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 1.66%

 

Occupied Housing Unit Tenure
Percent Owner-Occupied 54.04%
Percent Renter-Occupied 54.96%
Median Value of Owner-Occupied Units $80,200
Median Rent of Renter-Occupied Units $486
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