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CITY OF ORANGE COVE

Incorporated 1948

Fast Facts for the City of Orange Cove

CITY COUNCIL

The Orange Cove City Council meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m.

COG Policy Board Representative

Title Name Email
Mayor Victor P. Lopez jvb@cityoforangecove.com
Mayor Pro Tem Diana Guerra Silva diana.guerra.silva@cityoforangecove.com
Councilmember Gilbert Garcia gilbert.garcia@cityoforangecove.com
Councilmember Minerva Pineda minerva.pineda@cityoforangecove.com
Councilmember Josie Cervantes josie.cervantes@cityoforangecove.com
City Attorney Tuttle and McCloskey danm@t-m-law.com
Finance Director To be Filled financedirector@cityoforangecove.com
Interim City Manager D.B. Heusser dbheusser@cityoforangecove.com
City Clerk June V. Bracamontes jvb@cityoforangecove.com
Police Chief Mary Rivera marty.rivera@oc-pd.com
City Engineer Gary Horn

FAST FACTS

City of 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, 2016 State of California Department of Finance Information
Population 9,220
Number of Housing Units 2,286
Vacancy Rate 9.4%
April 1, 2010 U.S. Census Information
Population 9,078 Age Distribution
Number of Housing Units 2,231 % under 5 years 12.5%
Vacancy Rate 7.31% % under 18 years 39.9%
Average Household Size 4.39 % 21 years and over 54.4%
% 55 years and over 12.2%
Race/Ethnic Distribution % 60 years and over 8.4%
White 5.0% % 65 years and over 5.7%
Hispanic 92.7% Median Age 23.6
Black 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan Native 0.3% Occupied Housing Unit Tenure
Asian & Pacific Islander 0.9% Percent Owner-Occupied 43.2%
Other 0.8% Percent Renter-Occupied 56.8%
2011-2015 American Community Survey 
Median Family Income $25,030 Percent of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older Who Have Completed High School or Equivalent 41.3%
Median Household Income $26,838 Percent of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older Who Have Completed a Bachelor’s Degree 4.8%
Percent of Persons Below Poverty Level 53.0%
Percent of Children Under 18 Years of Age Below Poverty Level 70.4% Percent of Persons 5 Years of Age and Older Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home 76.0%


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

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