Hanford, California

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Population in 2014: 55,065 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.1%
Males: 26,696  (48.5%)
Females: 28,369  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  31.1 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 93230.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,035 (it was $37,582 in 2000)
Hanford:

$50,035
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,720 (it was $17,504 in 2000)

Hanford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $171,017 (it was $100,800 in 2000)
Hanford:

$171,017
CA:

$373,100

Median gross rent in 2013: $891.

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  • Races in Hanford, CA (2013)

    Hanford races chart
    • 27,36450.4%Hispanic
    • 21,02638.7%White alone
    • 2,3234.3%Asian alone
    • 2,2314.1%Black alone
    • 1,0802.0%Two or more races
    • 830.2%American Indian alone
    • 480.09%Other race alone
    • 130.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Hanford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hanford: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (6.9%), Irish (6.2%), United States (5.7%), English (4.8%), Portuguese (4.7%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 247 feet

Land area: 13.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,206 people per square mile   (average).

Hanford,CA real estate house value index trend

Hanford, California map

For population 25 years and over in Hanford:

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanford city:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

8,726 residents are foreign born (11.7% Latin America, 1.7% Asia).

This city:

16.1%
California:

26.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,606 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,063 (0.7%)

Hanford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Visalia, CA (18.9 miles , pop. 91,565).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fresno, CA (32.0 miles , pop. 427,652).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (171.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Home Garden, CA (1.5 miles ), Grangeville, CA (1.9 miles ), Armona, CA (1.9 miles ), Hardwick, CA (2.5 miles) , Laton, CA (2.7 miles ), Lemoore, CA (2.8 miles ), West Goshen, CA (3.3 miles ), Traver, CA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 275 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 1998: 281 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 1999: 245 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2000: 235 buildings, average cost: $90,600
  • 2001: 339 buildings, average cost: $92,300
  • 2002: 360 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2003: 447 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2004: 436 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2005: 563 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2006: 395 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2007: 266 buildings, average cost: $156,800
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2009: 87 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2010: 82 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2011: 49 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2012: 101 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2013: 136 buildings, average cost: $147,400
  • 2014: 122 buildings, average cost: $170,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 36.33 N, Longitude: 119.65 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,322 (-6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,862 (41.2%)

Area code: 559

Hanford household income distribution Hanford home values distribution

Crime rates in Hanford by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 312010202221
per 100,000 6.92.24.40.02.10.04.00.03.73.73.71.8
Rapes 12151317081267241027
per 100,000 27.833.528.336.10.016.123.711.812.843.818.449.2
Robberies 333842515140664348596331
per 100,000 76.484.891.5108.2106.480.5130.484.587.9107.7115.856.5
Assaults 98108134117139103147132117224224246
per 100,000 226.8241.0292.0248.2290.1207.3290.5259.3214.3408.9411.6448.7
Burglaries 283251267224244244371252286337345259
per 100,000 654.8560.1581.8475.3509.3491.0733.2495.1523.8615.1633.9472.4
Thefts 1,0851,1721,5501,4071,2221,2331,3167071,0021,1761,4011,442
per 100,000 2,510.52,615.23,377.62,985.32,550.52,481.22,600.71,388.91,835.12,146.52,574.22,630.2
Auto thefts 184191233224252197212200159198193156
per 100,000 425.7426.2507.7475.3526.0396.4419.0392.9291.2361.4354.6284.5
Arson 812171139331651212117
per 100,000 18.526.837.023.381.466.431.69.822.021.920.212.8
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 288.2) 297.6295.7348.9315.4286.3254.9327.2217.8230.2328.6329.1324.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Hanford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 76 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
California average:

2.32
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11,091 (+36.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Hanford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hanford, California

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Earthquake activity:

Hanford-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 842% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from Hanford center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 125.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi) earthquake occurred 230.3 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 129.4 miles away from Hanford center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 5/2/1983 at 23:42:37, a magnitude 6.7 (6.2 MB, 6.5 MS, 6.5 MW, 6.7 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the city center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kings County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hanford topographic map

Birthplace of: J. G. Quintel - Animator, Steve Perry (musician) - Male singer, Sean Parnell - Alaska governor, Lorenzo Neal - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Dec 27, 1970), Tyson Chandler - NBA player (Chicago Bulls, born: Oct 2, 1982), Richard C. Miller - Photographer, Chad Mendes - Sport wrestler and martial artist, Charley Trujillo - Novelist, Scott Parker - NHL player (San Jose Sharks, born: Jan 29, 1978), Scott Parker (ice hockey) - Ice hockey player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Hanford: George Alan Ingalls.

Hospitals and medical centers in Hanford:

  • ADVENTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 115 MALL DRIVE)
  • CENTRAL VALLEY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 1025 N DOUTY ST)
  • HACIENDA REHABILITATION AND HEA (361 E. GRANGEVILLE BLVD)
  • HANFORD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1007 WEST LACEY BLVD)
  • KINGS CONVALESCENT CENTER (851 LESLIE LN)
  • KINGS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (851 LESLIE LANE)
  • HANFORD AT HOME DIALYSIS (900 N. DOUTY STREET, SUITE A)
  • HANFORD DIALYSIS (402 W. EIGHTH STREET)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME CARE AND HOSPICE SERVICES (460 KINGS COUNTY DRIVE, #101)

Airports and heliports located in Hanford:

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Amtrak station:

HANFORD (200 SANTA FE AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

College/University in Hanford:

  • Lawrence & Company College of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 47; Location: 810 North 10th Avenue; Private, for-profit; Website: www.lawrenceandco.net)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hanford:

  • West Hills College-Lemoore (about 11 miles; Lemoore, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,314)
  • San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia (about 15 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • College of the Sequoias (about 19 miles; Visalia, CA; FT enrollment: 6,982)
  • Reedley College (about 22 miles; Reedley, CA; FT enrollment: 8,144)
  • Fresno Pacific University (about 28 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 3,083)
  • Fresno City College (about 32 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 12,994)
  • California State University-Fresno (about 34 miles; Fresno, CA; FT enrollment: 18,993)

Biggest public high schools in Hanford:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hanford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hanford:

  • HANFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 145, Location: 11948 FLINT AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST ROSE-THOMAS MCCARTHY SCHOOL (Students: 141, Location: 1000 N HARRIS ST, Grades: KG-8)
  • WESTERN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 93, Location: 1594 W GRANGEVILLE BLVD, Grades: UG-8)
See full list of schools located in Hanford

Library in Hanford:

  • KINGS COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,844,438; Location: 401 N. DOUTY ST.; 175,476 books; 280 e-books; 1,505 audio materials; 2,974 video materials; 4 other licensed databases; 371 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • birthplace of Steve Perry (lead singer of supergroup Journey) January 21, 1949

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Notable locations in Hanford: State Division of Forestry (A), Kings County Government Center (B), China Alley (C), Kings County Honor Farm (D), Kings Industrial Park (E), Kings Art Center (F), Hanford City Hall (G), Hanford Branch Kings County Library (H), Veterans Memorial Building (I), Longfield Recreation Center (J), Kings County Jail (K), Kings County Free Library (L), Kings County Courthouse (M), Carnegie Museum (N), American Ambulance (O), American Ambulance Kings County Headquarters (P), American Ambulance (Q), Hanford Fire Department Station 2 (R), Hanford Fire Department Station 1 (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Hanford Mall Shopping Center (1), Centennial Plaza Shopping Center (2), Hanford Towne Center Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hanford include: Folsom Temple Church of God in Christ (A), Iglesia Cristiana Amigos de Israel (B), Latin American Assembly of God Church (C), Southside Church of God (D), Body of Christ Ministries (E), Calvary Chapel of Hanford (F), Church of Christ (G), Church of God (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hanford Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Hanford include: Cob Park (1), Lacy Park (2), Kings County Fairgrounds (3), Civic Center Park (4), Earl Johnson Park (5), Hidden Valley Park (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adventure Park Golf-N-Fun (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1495 Glendale Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Hanford Inn (755 Cadillac Lane) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Kings County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 152. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

152
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.407. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.407
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 47.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

47.9
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.0. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.00590. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00590
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.0%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.0% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.1% for American Indian residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 20.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  75.1%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Hanford in 2010:

  • 314 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 296 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 178 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 59 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 42 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Hanford in 2000:

  • 360 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 358 people in nursing homes
  • 113 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Hanford, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Hanford (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Hanford Branch at 230 West Seventh Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hanford Branch at 421 North Douty, branch established on 1965/12/17. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: Redington Branch at 333 North Redington Street, branch established on 1998/07/12. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Hanford Branch at 225 West Seventh Street, branch established on 1891/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hanford Branch at 200 West Seventh Street, branch established on 1935/02/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of the Sierra: Hanford Branch at 427 West Lacey Boulevard, branch established on 1999/01/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,332.3 mil, Deposits: $1,091.7 mil, headquarters in Porterville, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices, Holding Company: Sierra Bancorp
  • Finance and Thrift Company: Hanford Branch at 116 7th Street, branch established on 2009/12/24. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $129.7 mil, Deposits: $98.5 mil, headquarters in Porterville, CA, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Westamerica Bank: Hanford Branch at 890 West Lacey Boulevard, branch established on 1988/11/21. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • CapitalSource Bank: Hanford Branch at 512 North Irwin Street, branch established on 1962/08/01. Info updated 2009/02/05: Bank assets: $6,783.6 mil, Deposits: $5,125.0 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
California average:

15.4

Hanford travel time to work - commute Hanford mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Hanford city (based on Kings County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic66,1338
Evangelical Protestant10,01478
Other4,74211
Mainline Protestant3,58613
Black Protestant3202
None68,187-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 30
Kings County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Kings County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Kings County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kings County:

26.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

21.4%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.8%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hanford:

46.2%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Hanford:

28.6
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hanford:

21.5%
State:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hanford:

11.0%
California:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hanford:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Hanford:

55.1%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
State:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hanford, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$52,129$56,8680$0
Other Government Administration 14$56,909$48,7790$0
Police Protection - Officers 55$398,011$86,8394$4,871
Police - Other 10$37,561$45,0730$0
Firefighters 25$194,710$93,4610$0
Fire - Other 2$7,787$46,7222$3,923
Streets and Highways 23$119,027$62,1010$0
Airports 0$0 1$1,395
Solid Waste Management 25$90,544$43,4615$10,171
Sewerage 16$68,778$51,5840$0
Parks and Recreation 16$67,421$50,56629$24,403
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$9,799$58,7940$0
Water Supply 15$57,870$46,2961$2,391
Other and Unallocable 35$150,840$51,7172$4,258
Totals for Government 249$1,311,386$63,19944$51,412

Hanford government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $4,087,000 ($74.22)
    Regular Highways: $3,112,000 ($56.52)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,013,000 ($36.56)
    Sewerage: $984,000 ($17.87)
    Water Utilities: $947,000 ($17.20)
    Air Transportation: $431,000 ($7.83)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($1.53)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $78,000 ($1.42)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $4,475,000 ($81.27)
    Police Protection: $4,463,000 ($81.05)
    General - Other: $3,596,000 ($65.30)
    Fire Protection: $1,894,000 ($34.40)
    Water Utilities: $1,827,000 ($33.18)
    Sewerage: $1,730,000 ($31.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,539,000 ($27.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,446,000 ($26.26)
    Financial Administration: $408,000 ($7.41)
    Central Staff Services: $311,000 ($5.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $277,000 ($5.03)
    Health Services - Other: $106,000 ($1.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($1.09)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($0.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,184,000 ($21.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000 ($0.87)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($0.56)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,312,000 ($150.95)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($0.96)

Hanford government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $62,000 ($1.13)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,335,000 ($78.73)
    Sewerage: $3,650,000 ($66.29)
    All Other: $568,000 ($10.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $243,000 ($4.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $51,000 ($0.93)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,043,000 ($18.94)
    All Other: $655,000 ($11.90)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,625,000 ($29.51)
    Interest Earnings: $1,267,000 ($23.01)
    Special Assessments: $426,000 ($7.74)
    Rents: $303,000 ($5.50)
    Property Sale Other: $70,000 ($1.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,151,000 ($57.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,491,000 ($45.24)
    Highways: $1,283,000 ($23.30)
    All Other: $725,000 ($13.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,505,000 ($99.97)
    Property: $3,178,000 ($57.71)
    NEC: $1,841,000 ($33.43)
    Public Utilities: $616,000 ($11.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $306,000 ($5.56)

Hanford government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $879,000 ($15.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,574,000 ($391.79)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $15,528,000 ($281.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $28,465,000 ($516.93)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $798,000 ($14.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,880,000 ($143.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $757,000 ($13.75)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($1.47)

Hanford government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,600,000 ($119.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,357,000 ($496.81)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $243,000 ($4.41)

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

5.03%

0.49% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,358 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.49%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fresno County, CA  1.17% ($32,214 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.68% ($30,855)
from San Diego County, CA  0.37% ($35,740)


7.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,883 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.86%
California average:

5.12%

0.48% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,240 average AGI)
Kings County:

0.48%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fresno County, CA  1.20% ($33,390 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  1.00% ($35,717)
to San Diego County, CA  0.43% ($41,696)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hanford:

  • KWRU (940 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIGS (620 AM; 1 kW; HANFORD, CA; Owner: PERREIRA BROADCASTING)
  • KJOP (1240 AM; 1 kW; LEMOORE, CA; Owner: IHR EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KERI (1180 AM; 50 kW; WASCO-GREENACRES, CA; Owner: KWSO, INC.)
  • KRDU (1130 AM; 6 kW; DINUBA, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOOR (790 AM; 10 kW; CLOVIS, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIRV (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KJUG (1270 AM; 5 kW; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGDP (660 AM; 50 kW; ORCUTT, CA; Owner: RADIO REPRESENTATIVES, INC.)
  • KXEX (1550 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KAVT (1680 AM; 10 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: RAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hanford:

  • KQKL (88.5 FM; SELMA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KFYE (106.3 FM; KINGSBURG, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZPO (103.3 FM; LINDSAY, CA; Owner: LINDSAY BROADCASTING)
  • KMAK (100.3 FM; ORANGE COVE, CA; Owner: RICHARD B. SMITH)
  • KGEN-FM (94.5 FM; HANFORD, CA; Owner: AZTECA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K203CM (88.5 FM; SANGER, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KDUV (88.9 FM; VISALIA, CA; Owner: COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTNG, INC.)
  • K217EQ (91.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJUG-FM (106.7 FM; TULARE, CA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220EY (91.9 FM; PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUFW (90.5 FM; WOODLAKE, CA; Owner: NATIONAL FARM WORKERS SERVICE CENTER)
  • KWYE (101.1 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K203AQ (88.5 FM; HELM, ETC., CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMGV (97.9 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMQA (100.5 FM; EAST PORTERVILLE, CA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PORTERVILLE L.L.C.)
  • KRZR (103.7 FM; HANFORD, CA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDKL (88.3 FM; COALINGA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K266AH (101.1 FM; BENA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KFNO (90.3 FM; FRESNO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLBN (105.1 FM; AUBERRY, CA; Owner: LOTUS COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Hanford:

  • K02OH (Channel 2; FRESNO, CA; Owner: W. R. PORTEE AND LORRAINE PORTEE)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hanford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 47m154ftTotal length
  • $6,547,000Total costs
  • 161,000Total average daily traffic
  • 17,320Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 81960-1969
  • 21980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hanford, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 183 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hanford, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 250 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hanford)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hanford)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED196$172,81469$141,093323$169,74529$67,60749$93,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$171,0086$155,78252$193,2305$63,3589$110,023
APPLICATIONS DENIED16$168,93612$115,002185$172,45821$68,41229$107,821
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN22$206,43312$121,89897$194,9272$101,15021$140,042
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$190,9454$114,36320$191,9982$71,4901$125,660
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Hanford, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$210,6632$212,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$227,073
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$118,9500$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$145,090
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hanford and their reported violations in the past:

VIDAURRI - ADOBE HACIENDA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-13-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-13-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-1997), St Formal NOV issued (APR-19-2006)
LA FUENTE MARKET II(WA) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
RUBALCAVA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-18-2005)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-18-2005)
OVERLAND STOCKYARD (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-15-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-09-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from OCT-30-2008 to OCT-31-2008)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hanford that have no violations reported:

  • HANFORD FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WARMERDAM PACKING LP (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KINGS COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 149
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 28
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Hanford

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hanford, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hanford, California:

  • Downtown Motel, 101 N Redington, Hanford, California 93230 , Phone: (559) 582-9036
  • Sequoia Inn Of Hanford, 1655 Mall Dr, Hanford, California 93230 , Phone: (559) 582-0338, Fax: (559) 582-1392
  • Comfort Inn, 10 N Irwin St, Hanford, California 93230 , Phone: (559) 584-9300, Fax: (559) 584-0300
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hanford, California
Most common first names in Hanford, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary33381.0 years
John25875.9 years
William16274.0 years
James15972.5 years
Manuel15776.1 years
Robert14969.3 years
Frank12675.0 years
Joe12575.4 years
George11577.3 years
Maria10481.2 years
Most common last names in Hanford, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8576.2 years
Silva8177.6 years
Garcia8071.5 years
Brown6874.8 years
Johnson6273.7 years
Davis5673.9 years
Bettencourt5078.5 years
Miller4880.5 years
Wilson4772.9 years
Sanchez4774.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (17%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Hanford, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Furniture1
99 Cents Only Stores1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T3Long John Silver's1
Applebee's1Lowe's1
Arby's1Marshalls1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins1Maurices1
Bath & Body Works1McDonald's4
Best Western1Motherhood Maternity1
Blockbuster1Nike8
Burger King1Old Navy1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Carl\s Jr.1Panda Express1
Chevrolet1Panera Bread1
Circle K1Payless2
Cold Stone Creamery1PetSmart1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cricket Wireless4Popeyes1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Dennys1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
El Pollo Loco1SAS Shoes1
Famous Footwear1SONIC Drive-In1
Fashion Bug1Sears2
FedEx5Sprint Nextel1
Foot Locker1Staples1
Ford1Starbucks3
Forever 211Super 81
GNC3T-Mobile3
GameStop2Taco Bell2
H&R Block1Target1
Home Depot1Toyota1
Hot Topic1U-Haul3
IHOP1UPS11
JCPenney1Vans3
Jack In The Box2Verizon Wireless1
Jamba Juice1Walmart1
Journeys1Wendy's1
KFC1Wet Seal1
Kohl's1YMCA1
Kroger1

Hanford compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Hanford on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Public administration (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of days clear of clouds (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #69 (93230) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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