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Huron

City of Huron

  •   State: 
    California
      County: 
    Fresno County
      City: 
    Huron
      County FIPS: 
    06019
      Coordinates: 
    36°12′10″N 120°06′11″W
      Area total: 
    1.60 sq mi (4.14 km²)
      Area land: 
    1.60 sq mi (4.14 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    374 ft (114 m)
      Established: 
    Incorporated May 3, 1951
  •   Latitude: 
    36,2088
      Longitude: 
    -120,1036
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fresno, CA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    93234
      GMAP: 

    Huron, Fresno County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
    7,314
      Population density: 
    4,550.63 residents per square mile of area (1,756.58/km²)
      Household income: 
    $35,008
      Households: 
    1,651
      Unemployment rate: 
    15.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.98%
      Income taxes: 
    9.30%

Huron is a small city in Fresno County, California, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,754, up from 6,306 at the 2000 census. Huron is located 15 miles (24 km) east-northeast of Coalinga, at an elevation of 374 feet (114 m) The city was founded in 1888 as a water stop along the Southern Pacific Railroad's western route. During World War II, Huron was the site of three training landing strips called Huron Field, West Field and Indian Field, part of Lemoore Army Air Field. In the early 20th century Huron became one of the largest producers of wool in the nation. The city has a semi-arid climate, with a Köppen Climate Classification system, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps. In 2010, the city was the city with the highest proportion of Hispanic or Latino people in the U.S., according to the 2000 United States Census Census. During the harvest season, the town's population swells to over 15,000 people due to the influx of migrant farm workers. The average household size was 4.41, and there were 1,335 families (87.1% of households); the average family size was4.47. The age distribution was 2,506 people (37.1%) under the age of 18, 903 people (13.4%) aged 18 to 24, 1,924 people (28.5%) aged 25 to 44, and 332 people (4.9%) who were 65 or older. For every 100 females, there were 111.6 males, and for every 100 males there were 114.7 males.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²) Huron has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps. The city is located in the Upper Great Lakes region of the Rocky Mountains. Huron is located on the shores of Lake Huron, which is a tributary of the Great Lakes River. The town has a population of about 1,000. It is located at an elevation of 1,600 feet (400 meters) and has a land area of 1,600 square miles  (4,000 km²). Huron was founded in 1805 and was named after the town of Huron in Ontario, Canada. It was the site of the first recorded European contact with the Native Americans in 1806. It has a history of being a center for the mining industry. It also has been known as a center of the logging industry in the late 19th and early 20th century, and was known as "Huron Mines" for its coal-mining history. The name Huron comes from the Huron River, which runs through the city. The word Huron means "lake" or "river" in French and "huron" means "hill" in English. It means "horton" in Spanish, which means "ditch" and "hill", meaning "hill". Huron's name is derived from the word "huron" which means "hill" or "ditch".

History

The community of Huron was founded in 1888 as a water stop along the Southern Pacific Railroad's western route. One of the first structures in the community was the Huron Post Office, which operated from 1877 to 1883 and then from 1886 to the present. Huron became a boomtown in the early 20th century and has grown steadily ever since. During World War II was the site of three training landing strips called Huron Field, West Field and Indian Field, part of Lemoore Army Air Field. The community is located about 15 miles northeast of Coalinga, California, on the California-Nevada border. The town is located in the San Francisco Bay Area and has a population of about 2,000. The city of Coaleda is about 10 miles to the north, and the town of Lompoc is about 20 miles away, in the north-eastern part of the state. It is located on the Pacific Coast and was once known as the Lompo River Valley, which was once a popular destination for surfers and skiers. It was also known as Huron in the 1800s when the town was known as "Huron's Landing Place" and was a popular spot for skiers and snowboarders. It has been known as a boom town since the early 1900s and is now known as one of the largest communities in California. The population of the town is about 1,200 people, with the majority of its residents living in or near the city of Los Angeles.

Historical significance

Joseph Mouren and his family were largely responsible for the expansion of the community of Huron in the late 19th century. Mouren Drive was named after Joseph Mouren, who is considered by many to be one of the city's founding fathers. In the early 20th century, Huron became one ofThe largest producers of wool in the nation. Huron is located on the banks of the Red River, which runs through the centre of the town. The city's population is estimated to be around 2,000 people, with the majority of the population living in the central part of the downtown area. The town has a population of about 1,500 people, which is the second largest in the province. The population of Hur on is about 1.5 million. The largest city in the state is Huron, which has an estimated population of 1,800 people, and the second-largest city in Canada is Toronto, with 1,600 people. The community's population has grown to about 2,400 people, the largest in Canada. The majority of its residents live in the eastern half of the village, which includes the western half of downtown Huron and the northern part of Hurontario. The village is located in the town's central area, which was once known as the "Red River Valley" and is now known as "The Red River Valley." The town's population grew to around 1,700 people in the mid-19th century and the first half of its 20th Century.

Demographics

At the 2010 census Huron had a population of 6,754. The greatest percentage of farmland surrounding Huron is devoted to the production of lettuce, onions and tomatoes. During the harvest season, it is not uncommon for the population of the city to swell to over 15,000 people. At the 2000 census there were 7,836 people in 1,378 households, including 1,208 families, in the city. The average household size was 4.41. The median income for a family in Huron was $23,939, and the per capita income for the city was $9,425. The city is located on the shores of Lake Huron, a body of water that was once known as the Great Lakes. Huron has a population density of 4,245.0 inhabitants per square mile (1,639.0/km²). The racial makeup of Huron. was 2,300 (34.1%) White, 66 (1.0%) African American, 77 (1%) Native American, 39 (0.6%) Asian, 6 (0,1%) Pacific Islander, 3,964 (58.7%) from other races, and 302 (4.5%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6,527 persons (96.6%). The whole population lived in households, no one lived in non-institutionalized group quarters and no one was institutionalized. There were 1,532 households, 1,025 (66.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 813 (53.1) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 367 (24.0) had a female householder with no husband present, 155 (10.1!) had a male householders with no wife present. 110 households (7.2%) were one person and 40 (2.6) had someone living alone who was 65 or older.

Schools

The city of Huron is within the Coalinga-Huron Unified School District.The schools in Huron are:Huron Elementary School (Grades K-5)Huron Middle School (grades 68) Huron High School (grades 9-12) Hur on Community Center (grades 7-8) Hur City Park (grades 5-6) Hur Town Park (Grading 7-9) Hur County Park (Grade 6-8): Huron Community Center, Huron. Huron City Center (Grade 9-8: Huron Town Center), Hur Town Center (grade 6-7: Hur City Center, grade 8-9: Hur Town Centre, grade 9-10: Hurtown Park (grade 7-10): Hur Town center (grade 8-12: Hurton Town Center). Huron Public School (grade 9-11: HurTown Center, grades 7-12): Hurtown Community Center. Hur City School (Grade 8-11): Hur town center (grades 6-9): HurTown center (age 8-10). Hur Town School (age 10-12 : Hurtown Town Center, Grade 8-13:Hur Town Center) Hur town school (age 12-14): Hurton City School. Hur Town school (grade 13-14: HurCity Center): HurCity school (Grade 14-16): Hur City school (grades 13-16: Hur County school) Hur city school (ages 17-18): Hur County schools (age 18-18: HurOn Town center, grade 13-18, grade 14-14, grade 15-16, grade 16-17, grade 17-17: Hur city schools (grade 14-17): Hur on Town school, grade 18-16. Hur town schools (Grade 17-16 : Huron) Hurtown school (grade 18): grade 19-16; grade 17: grade 18: grade 17; grade 14: grade 15: grade 16: grade 13: grade 12: grade 11: grade 9: grade 8: grade 10: grade 7: grade 6: grade 4: grade 5: grade 1: grade 2: grade 3: grade 0: grade1: school 2: school 3: school 4: school 5: school 6: school 7: school 8: school 9: school 10: school 11: school 12: school 13: school 14: school 15: school 16: school 17: school 18: school 1:.

Huron Police Department

The City of Huron currently funds its own police department. Huron is located on the shores of Lake Huron. The city has a population of about 2,000 people. The police department is made up of about 40 officers. The department is funded by the City ofHuron and the Huron County Sheriff's Office.

Water issues

In July 2009, action by the Federal Bureau of Reclamation to protect threatened fish reduced irrigation pumping to parts of the California Central Valley. Canals leading into Huron and the surrounding areas and the farms that rely on them to dry up. Unemployment has reached over 40% as farms dried up. Governor Schwarzenegger stated the federal action is putting the fish "above the needs of millions of Californians" The issue received coverage on the Hannity program from Fox News broadcasting from Huron. Comedian Paul Rodriguez acted as a celebrity spokesperson criticizing the action, as his mother owns a farm in the area. Environmental and fishing groups have argued that the action to protect fish will ultimately save more jobs in the fishing and tourism industries than will be lost in agriculture. Fox's coverage of the issue has been criticized, and the California Progress Report argued that Huron's problems are more the result of poor water management decisions by the local water district than by federal government. The issue has also been covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and The New York Post among other media outlets, including CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and ABC affiliate KABC-TV, which has been critical of the federal government's actions in the past. The story was originally published in the June 2009 issue of The San Francisco Chronicle, with a front-page story on Huron, California and the Central Valley's water crisis.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Huron, Fresno County, California = 1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 22. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 12. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Huron = 5.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 7,314 individuals with a median age of 25.7 age the population grows by 19.43% in Huron, Fresno County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 4,550.63 residents per square mile of area (1,756.58/km²). There are average 4.44 people per household in the 1,651 households with an average household income of $35,008 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 15.80% of the available work force and has dropped -1.02% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 22.16%. The number of physicians in Huron per 100,000 population = 162.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Huron = 7.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.1 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 33. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 265. 99 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 38.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 53, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Huron, Fresno County, California which are owned by the occupant = 31.85%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 22 years with median home cost = $127,220 and home appreciation of -21.48%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $9.53 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,981 per student. There are 20.1 students for each teacher in the school, 4097 students for each Librarian and 928 students for each Counselor. 2.23% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Huron's population in Fresno County, California of 1,294 residents in 1900 has increased 5,65-fold to 7,314 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 44.75% female residents and 55.25% male residents live in Huron, Fresno County, California.

    As of 2020 in Huron, Fresno County, California are married and the remaining 48.84% are single population.

  • 28.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Huron require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    42.02% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 40.94% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 6.47% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.24% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Huron, Fresno County, California, 31.85% are owner-occupied homes, another 65.22% are rented apartments, and the remaining 2.93% are vacant.

  • The 46.44% of the population in Huron, Fresno County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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