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Overview

Introduction to Exeter, California

Exeter, California, in Tulare county, is 8 miles E of Visalia, California and 46 miles SE of Fresno, California. The city is located in the Visalia-Tulare-Porterville area. 

Exeter History

Exeter was established as a town in 1888. In the same year, the Southern Pacific Railroad first entered the city. It was named after Exeter, England. The first school of the community was built in 1897 and the high school district was founded in 1908. The city was incorporated in 1911. Exeter is also known as the 'Citrus Capital of the World.'

Exeter and Nearby Attractions

  • Exter Golf Course.
  • Porterville Historical Museum.
  • Lake Kaweah Recreation Area.
  • Tulare County Museum.
  • Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park.
  • Pixley National Wildlife Refuge.

Things To Do In Exeter

Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Exter Golf Course. The Jennie Lakes Wilderness, the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge and the Lake Kaweah Recreation Area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Local churches include the West End Pentecostal Tabernacle, the Foursquare Gospel Church and the Evangelical Methodist Church.

Exeter Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International Airport is nearby.

Exeter Higher Education

Nearby colleges include the College of the Sequoias, Porterville College and Reedley College.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,504
Male Share of the Population49.1%
Female Share of the Population50.9%
Senior Citizens12.9%
Employed Population 16+4,299
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married47%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,642
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$14,762
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,587

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,470
% Above Poverty Level74.7%
% Below Poverty Level25.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time21 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone19.1%
Median Gross Rent$857
Median House Value$175,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.6%
Irish6.9%
English6.4%
German4.8%
Italian1.1%
Dutch1%
Swedish0.8%
French Except Basque0.8%
Portuguese0.7%
Polish0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Croatian0.5%
Canadian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Norwegian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Czech0.2%
Welsh0.2%
African0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
US/American0.1%
Australian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Exeter Almanac

CategoryValue
County Tulare County
Standard Zip Codes93221
Phone Area Codes559
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude36.28
Approximate Longitude-119.03

Exeter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLINDSAY
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 58 F
Apr Temp45 to 77 F
Jul Temp61 to 98 F
Oct Temp47 to 81 F
Annual Precip12.5 inches
StationPORTERVILLE
Distance17.3 miles
Jan Temp39 to 58 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp67 to 98 F
Oct Temp53 to 83 F
Annual Precip11.4 inches
StationASH MOUNTAIN
Distance21.5 miles
Jan Temp36 to 58 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 97 F
Oct Temp51 to 80 F
Annual Precip26.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Farmersville10,699$35,633
Lindsay13,052$33,980
Porterville58,472$41,559
Tulare61,664$50,923
Visalia128,738$56,310
Woodlake7,567$37,676

Exeter Public Schools

Exeter Community Day
1107 E. Rocky Hill Dr.
ZIP: 93221
Other
Exeter Independent Study (alternative)
505 Rocky Hill Dr.
ZIP: 93221
Other
Total Enrollment 53
Exeter Union Community Day
313 Sequoia Dr.
ZIP: 93221
Middle
Exeter Union High
505 Rocky Hill Dr.
ZIP: 93221
High
Total Enrollment 962
Kaweah High
21215 Ave. 300
ZIP: 93221
High
Total Enrollment 65
Lincoln Elementary
333 S. D St.
ZIP: 93221
Primary
Total Enrollment 638
Rocky Hill Elementary
313 Sequoia Dr.
ZIP: 93221
Primary
Total Enrollment 598
Wilson Middle
710 W. Maple St.
ZIP: 93221
Middle
Total Enrollment 663

Exeter Private Schools

Sierra View Jr Academy
19933 Avenue 256
ZIP: 93221
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 100
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