Porterville Travel Guide, California
The city of Porterville is situated in the Tulare County which is part of California, United States of America. The city of Porterville is situated right on the footsteps of Mount Sierra Nevada. Many locals from this city of Porterville are familiar with this mountain and hence whenever you hit the city of Porterville you will surely find someone who will help you to visit the top of the mountain. In the proximity of Porterville there is a huge lake named Lake Success. The uniqueness of this lake is that it is manmade and it is a huge help to the locals of the city when it is full of water to its brim.
In 2000 the population for the city of Porterville was around 40000 inhabitants that used to live in around 12000 houses. On the other hand, the population for the metropolitan area of Porterville was around 52000 inhabitants. The city of Porterville stretches over an area of around 37 square kilometers. Around 0.5 percent of this total area is water while the rest is land. Around 50 percent of the population in the city of Porterville are White. Around 1.3 percent are African American, around 5 percent Asians, and rest are from other races that regularly immigrate here. More than 54 percent of these them were Hispanic as per the same census of year 2000.
Media services have started to grow at a considerable speed in the city of Porterville. As of today Porterville Recorder is the best daily newspaper that is being read by the locals of the city. Also, the city has around 3 major radio channels and one famous TV channel namely KTFF – TV.
The city of Porterville is gifted with two school districts namely Burton School District and Porterville School District. There are around 7 schools in Burton School District and around 16 schools in Porterville School District. The city of Porterville has 1 junior college namely Porterville which provides higher education. The city of Porterville has been very serious when it comes to quality education.
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