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Orosi is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tulare County, California, United States. The population was 8,770 at the 2010 census, up from 7,318 at the 2000 census.

Contents

1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics

3.1 2010 3.2 2000

4 Government 5 Education 6 Notable people 7 See also 8 References

History[edit] The community was founded in 1888 by Daniel R. Shafer. It was named 'oro', or gold, for the golden poppies covering the nearby fields. A post office was established in 1892.[3] Nearly eight percent of Orosi's population is Filipino, and Orosi has its own Little Manila.[4] Geography[edit] Orosi is located at 36°32′33″N 119°17′20″W / 36.54250°N 119.28889°W / 36.54250; -119.28889 (36.542448, -119.288808).[5] According to the United States
United States
Census
Census
Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), all of it land. Demographics[edit]

The Orosi Branch Library
Orosi Branch Library
is on the National Register of Historic Places

2010[edit] The 2010 United States
United States
Census[4] reported that Orosi had a population of 8,770. The population density was 3,586.2 people per square mile (1,384.6/km²). The racial makeup of Orosi was 3,861 (44.0%) White, 65 (0.7%) African American, 57 (0.6%) Native American, 803 (9.2%) Asian, 1 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 3,638 (41.5%) from other races, and 345 (3.9%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7,606 persons (86.7%). The Census
Census
reported that 8,770 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized. There were 1,985 households, out of which 1,285 (64.7%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,180 (59.4%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 375 (18.9%) had a female householder with no husband present, 197 (9.9%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 196 (9.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 7 (0.4%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 167 households (8.4%) were made up of individuals and 85 (4.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.42. There were 1,752 families (88.3% of all households); the average family size was 4.50. The population was spread out with 3,086 people (35.2%) under the age of 18, 1,083 people (12.3%) aged 18 to 24, 2,397 people (27.3%) aged 25 to 44, 1,552 people (17.7%) aged 45 to 64, and 652 people (7.4%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26.4 years. For every 100 females there were 107.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.1 males. There were 2,070 housing units at an average density of 846.5 per square mile (326.8/km²), of which 1,118 (56.3%) were owner-occupied, and 867 (43.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.6%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.7%. 4,928 people (56.2% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 3,842 people (43.8%) lived in rental housing units. 2000[edit] As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 7,318 people, 1,678 households, and 1,461 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,984.4 people per square mile (1,153.3/km²). There were 1,741 housing units at an average density of 710.0 per square mile (274.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 29.42% White, 0.36% African American, 0.92% Native American, 10.21% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 53.53% from other races, and 5.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 81.99% of the population. There were 1,678 households out of which 53.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.4% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.9% were non-families. 10.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.36 and the average family size was 4.49. In the CDP, the population was spread out with 35.8% under the age of 18, 13.3% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 14.8% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.6 males. The median income for a household in the CDP was $30,400, and the median income for a family was $29,600. Males had a median income of $17,323 versus $19,195 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,928. About 25.2% of families and 30.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.3% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over. Government[edit]

Jesus is Lord
Jesus is Lord
mural in downtown Orosi, 2007

In the state legislature Orosi is located in the 16th Senate District, represented by Democrat Dean Florez, and in the 26th Assembly District, represented by Republican Devon Mathis.[7] In the United States
United States
House of Representatives, Orosi is in California's 22nd congressional district, represented by Republican Devin Nunes[8] Education[edit] The community is served by the Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District. Senior students attend Orosi High School. A campus of the College of the Sequoias
College of the Sequoias
is located on Orosi High School grounds. Notable people[edit]

Mike Garcia, professional baseball player. Elton Wieman, college football player and coach; member of College Football Hall of Fame.

See also[edit] East Orosi, California- though commonly considered merely the east side of Orosi, it is its own CDP with a population of approximately 500. References[edit]

^ "2010 Census
Census
U.S. Gazetteer Files – Places – California". United States Census
Census
Bureau.  ^ "Orosi". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved November 18, 2014.  ^ Gudde, Erwin Gustav (1969). California
California
Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary. University of California
California
Press.  ^ a b "2010 Census
Census
Interactive Population Search: CA - Orosi CDP". U.S. Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved July 12, 2014.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States
United States
Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.  ^ "American FactFinder". United States
United States
Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.  ^ "Statewide Database". UC Regents. Retrieved November 18, 2014.  ^ "California's 22nd Congressional District - Representatives & District Map". Civic Impulse, LLC. Retrieved October 6, 2014. 

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Municipalities and communities of Tulare County, California, United States

County seat: Visalia

Cities

Dinuba Exeter Farmersville Lindsay Porterville Tulare Visalia Woodlake

CDPs

Allensworth Alpaugh California
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Hot Springs Camp Nelson Cedar Slope Cutler Delft Colony Ducor Earlimart East Orosi East Porterville East Tulare Villa El Rancho Goshen Hartland Idlewild Ivanhoe Kennedy Meadows Lemon Cove Lindcove Linnell Camp London Matheny McClenney Tract Monson Orosi Panorama Heights Patterson Tract Pierpoint Pine Flat Pixley Plainview Ponderosa Poplar-Cotton Center Posey Poso Park Richgrove Rodriguez Camp Sequoia Crest Seville Silver City Springville Strathmore Sugarloaf Mountain Park Sugarloaf Saw Mill Sugarloaf Village Sultana Terra Bella Teviston Three Rivers Tipton Tonyville Tooleville Traver Waukena West Goshen Wilsonia Woodville Yettem

Unincorporated communities

Advance Angiola Auckland Badger Balance Rock Blanco Cairns Corner Calgro Johnsondale Kaweah North Dinuba Rocky Hill Ultra White River Yokohl Valley Zante

Ghost town

Dogtown Fountain Springs Packwood Station Stickneys Ferry Woodsville

Indian reservation

Tule

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