Laton is a city located in Fresno County California. With a 2020 population of 1,582, it is the 919th largest city in California and the 12251st largest city in the United States. Laton is currently declining at a rate of -1.25% annually and its population has decreased by -19.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,967 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Laton has a population density of 816 people per square mile.
The average household income in Laton is $52,675 with a poverty rate of 14.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $950 per month, and the median house value is $134,600. The median age in Laton is 29.4 years, 30.8 years for males, and 25.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Latonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 2.40%.
42.72% of Laton residents speak only English, while 57.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.45% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Laton is White, with 9.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Laton is Hispanic, with 14.90% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.40%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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75.55% of Laton residents were born in the United States, with 68.17% having been born in California. 15.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.