Hanford, California

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Population in 2013: 54,686 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.2%
Males: 27,627  (50.5%)
Females: 27,059  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  30.9 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 93230.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,593 (it was $37,582 in 2000)
Hanford:

$51,593
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,925 (it was $17,504 in 2000)

Hanford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $165,902 (it was $100,800 in 2000)
Hanford:

$165,902
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $255,753; Detached houses: $263,600; Townhouses or other attached units: $242,198; In 2-unit structures: $149,314; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $194,351; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $102,892; Mobile homes: $64,512

Median gross rent in 2012: $923.

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  • Hispanic - 25,071 (46.9%)
  • White alone - 22,085 (41.3%)
  • Black alone - 2,830 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1,938 (3.6%)
  • Two or more races - 1,119 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 129 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 101 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.03%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hanford: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (7.0%), Irish (6.0%), English (5.9%), United States (5.5%), Portuguese (5.5%), Italian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 247 feet

Land area: 13.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,177 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: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hanford city:

  • Never married: 31.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

8,826 residents are foreign born (1.8% Asia).

This city:  16.5%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 133 registered sex offenders living in Hanford, California as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hanford to the number of sex offenders is 408 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,751 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,100 (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

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: -2,390 (-4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,027 (38.0%)

Area code: 559

Hanford household income distribution Hanford home values distribution

Crime rates in Hanford by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 103120102022
per 100,000 2.60.06.92.24.40.02.10.04.00.03.73.7
Rapes 1061215131708126724
per 100,000 25.914.127.833.528.336.10.016.123.711.812.843.8
Robberies 332533384251514066434859
per 100,000 85.458.976.484.891.5108.2106.480.5130.484.587.9107.7
Assaults 1086198108134117139103147132117224
per 100,000 279.4143.7226.8241.0292.0248.2290.1207.3290.5259.3214.3408.9
Burglaries 300283283251267224244244371252286337
per 100,000 776.2666.5654.8560.1581.8475.3509.3491.0733.2495.1523.8615.1
Thefts 1,1801,0751,0851,1721,5501,4071,2221,2331,3167071,0021,176
per 100,000 3053.22531.72510.52615.23377.62985.32550.52481.22600.71388.91835.12146.5
Auto thefts 159164184191233224252197212200159198
per 100,000 411.4386.2425.7426.2507.7475.3526.0396.4419.0392.9291.2361.4
Arson 97812171139331651212
per 100,000 23.316.518.526.837.023.381.466.431.69.822.021.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9) 331.2247.3297.6295.7348.9315.4286.3254.9327.2217.8230.2328.6

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 76 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
California average:

2.36
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.0%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11,091 (+36.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)

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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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:

Private high school in Hanford:

  • VALLEY OAKS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 120 W COLONIAL DR; Grades: 2 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hanford:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hanford:

  • ST (Students: 194; Location: 1000 N HARRIS ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • HANFORD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 11948 FLINT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WESTERN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 91; Location: 1594 W GRANGEVILLE BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 18; Location: 323 E 11TH ST; Grades: KG - 11)
See full list of schools located in Hanford, map of school districts

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 2012 was 152. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

152
U.S.:

74

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.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 12.1. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

6.6

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

9.1

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.:

0.01468

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Black residents, 27.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.1% for other race residents, 13.3% 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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Hanford compared to California state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hanford, California:

  • Downtown Motel, 101 N Redington, Hanford, CA 93230 , Phone: (559) 582-9036
  • Best Western Inn, 755 Cadillac Ln, Hanford, CA 93230 , Phone: (559) 583-7300
  • Sequoia Inn Of Hanford, 1655 Mall Dr, Hanford, CA 93230 , Phone: (559) 582-0338, Fax: (559) 582-1392
  • Comfort Inn, 10 N Irwin St, Hanford, CA 93230 , Phone: (559) 584-9300, Fax: (559) 584-0300
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hanford, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.89%
Here: 39.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents72.7%3.4%3.1%2.4%2.3%
Congregations8.9%12.2%4.4%4.4%5.6%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Reformed Church in North AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents1.9%1.7%1.5%1.5%9.5%
Congregations4.4%4.4%1.1%8.9%45.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%
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 ($74.74)
    Regular Highways: $3,112,000 ($56.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,013,000 ($36.81)
    Sewerage: $984,000 ($17.99)
    Water Utilities: $947,000 ($17.32)
    Air Transportation: $431,000 ($7.88)
    Central Staff Services: $84,000 ($1.54)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $78,000 ($1.43)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $4,475,000 ($81.83)
    Police Protection: $4,463,000 ($81.61)
    General - Other: $3,596,000 ($65.76)
    Fire Protection: $1,894,000 ($34.63)
    Water Utilities: $1,827,000 ($33.41)
    Sewerage: $1,730,000 ($31.64)
    Regular Highways: $1,539,000 ($28.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,446,000 ($26.44)
    Financial Administration: $408,000 ($7.46)
    Central Staff Services: $311,000 ($5.69)
    Housing & Community Development: $277,000 ($5.07)
    Health Services - Other: $106,000 ($1.94)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($1.10)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($0.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,184,000 ($21.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $48,000 ($0.88)
    Fire Protection: $31,000 ($0.57)
    Police Protection: $30,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,312,000 ($152.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($0.97)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $62,000 ($1.13)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,335,000 ($79.27)
    Sewerage: $3,650,000 ($66.74)
    All Other: $568,000 ($10.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $243,000 ($4.44)
    Housing & Community Development: $51,000 ($0.93)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $1,043,000 ($19.07)
    All Other: $655,000 ($11.98)
    General Support: $4,000 ($0.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,625,000 ($29.72)
    Interest Earnings: $1,267,000 ($23.17)
    Special Assessments: $426,000 ($7.79)
    Rents: $303,000 ($5.54)
    Property Sale Other: $70,000 ($1.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,151,000 ($57.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,491,000 ($45.55)
    Highways: $1,283,000 ($23.46)
    All Other: $725,000 ($13.26)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,505,000 ($100.67)
    Property: $3,178,000 ($58.11)
    NEC: $1,841,000 ($33.66)
    Public Utilities: $616,000 ($11.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $306,000 ($5.60)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $879,000 ($16.07)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $21,574,000 ($394.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $15,528,000 ($283.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $28,465,000 ($520.52)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $798,000 ($14.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $7,880,000 ($144.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $757,000 ($13.84)
    Water Utilities: $81,000 ($1.48)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,600,000 ($120.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,357,000 ($500.26)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $243,000 ($4.44)

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 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total costs: $4,577,000
Total average daily traffic: 124,500
Total average daily truck traffic: 14,395
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hanford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 154 (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: 44 (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: 59 (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: 243 (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: 73 (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

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
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
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

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  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of days clear of clouds (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year"
  • #87 (93230) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Portuguese first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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