Fresno County, California (CA)

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
County population in 2012: 947,895 (89% urban, 11% rural); it was 799,407 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 121,604
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 37,087
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 142,856
Renter-occupied apartments: 130,700 (it was 110,084 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

44%

Land area: 5963 sq. mi.

Water area: 54.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 158 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fresno County: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Fresno County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.7%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 48%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 37%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
Options
X
Data:
Options
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Fresno County races chart

Races in Fresno County, California:

  • Hispanic or Latino (50.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (32.7%)
  • Asian alone (9.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  30.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 464,811  (43.0%)
Females: 465,639  (57.0%)

Fresno County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fresno County:

3.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,925 ($34,725 in 1999)

This county:

$43925
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $738 (lower quartile is $574, upper quartile is $958)
This county:

$738
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $185,200 (it was $102,600 in 2000)
Fresno:

$185,200
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $122,300 - $284,000

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $228,681
Here:

$228,681
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $242,425
Here:

$242,425
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $106,283
Here:

$106,283
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $126,874
Here:

$126,874
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,709
Here:

$116,709
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $43,756
Here:

$43,756
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,234
Here:

$10,234
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,466
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $411

Institutionalized population: 12,029

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Fresno County, CA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2909 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2001: 3618 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2002: 3655 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2003: 4470 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2004: 5402 buildings, average cost: $178,800
  • 2007: 3645 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2008: 2094 buildings, average cost: $171,600
  • 2009: 2068 buildings, average cost: $169,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,835 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,437 (0.9%)

Fresno County household income distribution in 2009 Fresno County home values distribution Fresno County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.0% for American Indian residents, 45.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.7% for other race residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.8%
Fresno County:

28.8%
California:

16.8%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.1% for Black residents, 36.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.8% for American Indian residents, 47.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.7% for other race residents, 36.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 31 years old
(Males: 30 years old, Females: 32 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Fresno, CA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fresno County is $595 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $702 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1021 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fresno, Clovis, Reedley, Selma, Sanger, Sierra, Coalinga, Parlier, Kingsburg, Kerman.

Fresno County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
93210Coalinga130
93602Auberry114
93608Cantua Creek10
93609Caruthers10
93611Clovis381
93612Clovis312
93613Clovis11
93616Del Rey160
93619Clovis52
93622Firebaugh20
93625Fowler30
93626Friant10
93630Kerman3816
93631Kingsburg120
93640Mendota20
93641Miramonte10
93646Orange Cove20
93648Parlier554
93650Fresno10
93651Prather80
93654Reedley151
93656Riverdale30
93657Sanger130
93660San Joaquin20
93662Selma81
93667Tollhouse103
93675Squaw Valley50
93701Fresno21
93702Fresno60
93703Fresno200
93704Fresno240
93705Fresno140
93706Fresno298
93708Fresno10
93710Fresno272
93711Fresno6110
93712Fresno10
93720Fresno332
93722Fresno381
93725Fresno211
93726Fresno240
93727Fresno190
93728Fresno30
93740Fresno172
93747Fresno20
93777Fresno10
93790Fresno10

2005 air pollution in Fresno County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.017 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.131 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.101 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 39 µg/m3. Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 92 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 16.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 71 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Significanly above U.S. average.

Click to draw/clear Fresno County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Fresno County: Camp Nineteen Station (A), Crown Valley Station (B), Logger Flat Campground (C), Aspen Hollow Campground (D), Powder Can Picnic Area (E), Camp Seven (F), Chounet Ranch (G), Todd Ranch (H), Cliff Bridge (I), Cliff Camp (J), Coit Ranch (K), Belmont Country Club (L), Blasingame Fire Control Station (M), Caruthers Substation (N), Chaney Pumping Station (O), Cheney Substation (P), Copper Substation (Q), Crown Valley Guard Station (R), Fairfax Gin (S), Fig Garden Golf Course (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Orange Cove Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fresno County include: Silver Creek Church (A), Hilltop Chapel (B), West McKinley Assembly of God Church (C), West Park Baptist Church (D), Ambassador Baptist Church (E), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (F), Westwood Baptist Church (G), Chapel of the Light (H), Wat Brahmacariyakaran (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Academy Cemetery (1), Washington Colony Cemetery (2), Watts Valley Cemetery (3), Odd Fellows Cemetery (4), Fowler Cemetery (5), Warthan Cemetery (6), Oak Knoll Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Brave Lake (A), Lost Lake (B), Summit Lake (C), Bonnie Lake (D), Swamp Lake (E), Swede Lake (F), Harvey Lake (G), Sedge Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bubbs Creek (A), Burnt Corral Creek (B), Cold Creek (C), Collins Creek (D), Copper Creek (E), Crystal Creek (F), Davis Creek (G), Deep Creek (H), Garza Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fresno County include: Mendota Waterfowl Management Area (1), Kerman Management Area (2), Pilobos Management Area (3), Panoche Hills Management Area (4), Trimmer Recreation Area (5), Winton Park (6), Los Gatos Creek County Park (7), Kings Canyon National Park (8), Huntington Lake Game Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Sandy Cove Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Inyo County , Kings County , Madera County , Merced County , Mono County , Monterey County , San Benito County , Tulare County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
California:

7.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 54,663
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 168,717 (29% naturalized citizens)

Fresno County:

21.1%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 32,192
  • 1990 to 1994: 34,932
  • 1985 to 1989: 32,660
  • 1980 to 1984: 24,062
  • 1975 to 1979: 17,521
  • 1970 to 1974: 9,956
  • 1970 to 1974: 4,593
  • 1965 to 1969: 12,801

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 92.6%

Fresno County marital status for males Fresno County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Fresno County with a mortgage: 95,662 (13,085 second mortgage, 7,521 home equity loan, 520 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 28,542

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fresno County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic288,32443
Evangelical Protestant126,004463
Other37,97795
Mainline Protestant16,84370
Orthodox7,7689
Black Protestant4,16021
None449,374-
Fresno County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 215
Fresno County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 108
This county:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 190
Fresno County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 516
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Fresno County:

7.6%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Fresno County:

26.4%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in Fresno County:

Average size of farms: 307 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $439,328
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1993.64
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 22.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $344,033
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 55.93%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 98.65%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $99,231
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 78.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 22.84%
Corn for grain: 5223 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 41755 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 145110 harvested acres
Vegetables: 199,321 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 465,412 acres

Tornado activity:

Fresno County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below California state average. It is 66216363.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/19/1980, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fresno County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above California state average. It is 839% 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 124.1 miles away from Fresno County center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from the county center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 134.9 miles away from the county center
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 108.3 miles away from the county 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 36.6 miles away from Fresno County center, causing $31,000,000 total damage
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 254.8 miles away from the county 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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Fresno County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (66%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Thailand (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Philippines (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)
  • Cambodia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fresno County (%):

  • German (8%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • United States or American (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Armenian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Fresno County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 218,785 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 49,265 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,746 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 83 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 50 (0%)
  • Railroad: 38 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 47 (0%)
  • Taxi: 152 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 600 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,104 (1%)
  • Walked: 7,028 (2%)
  • Other means: 2,995 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 9,049 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Fresno County, California in 2000:

  • 4,967 people in state prisons
  • 3,049 people in nursing homes
  • 2,318 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2,087 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,732 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 963 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 493 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 310 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 277 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 240 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 235 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 229 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 167 people in other group homes
  • 151 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 109 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 77 people in halfway houses
  • 60 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 53 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 42 people in religious group quarters
  • 29 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 23 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 18 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 18 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 16 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 4 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 4 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

People in group quarters in Fresno County, California in 2010:

  • 5,037 people in state prisons
  • 2,969 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 2,344 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,008 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,036 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 998 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 864 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 674 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 461 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 451 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 255 people in federal detention centers
  • 221 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 111 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 29 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,973.

3.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,944 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.30%
California average:

5.03%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

2.33% relocated from other counties in California ($25,070 average AGI)
0.95% relocated from other states ($10,634 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.95%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madera County, CA  0.32% ($38,952 average AGI)
from Tulare County, CA  0.31% ($32,364)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.26% ($34,781)
from Kings County, CA  0.18% ($33,390)
from San Diego County, CA  0.10% ($34,298)
from Kern County, CA  0.09% ($35,462)
from Sacramento County, CA  0.09% ($29,927)


3.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
California average:

5.12%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($438 average AGI)
Fresno County:

0.04%
California average:

0.10%

2.49% relocated to other counties in California ($24,606 average AGI)
1.13% relocated to other states ($11,680 average AGI)
Fresno County:

1.13%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madera County, CA  0.32% ($35,452 average AGI)
to Tulare County, CA  0.30% ($31,927)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.24% ($35,035)
to Kings County, CA  0.17% ($32,214)
to San Diego County, CA  0.13% ($33,437)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.13% ($33,077)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.10% ($35,683)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 17.6

Births per 1000 population in Fresno County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Fresno County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fresno County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 94,572 (79,906 aged, 14,666 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 77.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 13.4
  • Other - 11.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 84.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.5
  • Suffocation - 25.3
  • Poisoning - 8.8
  • Other - 8.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 912,927

Size of family households: 64,223 2-persons, 45,101 3-persons, 44,112 4-persons, 29,419 5-persons, 15,293 6-persons, 16,297 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 57,312 1-person, 13,176 2-persons, 2,499 3-persons, 1,187 4-persons, 419 5-persons, 216 6-persons, 137 7-or-more-persons.

158,787 married couples with children.
64,575 single-parent households (15,837 men, 48,738 women).

59.2% of residents of Fresno County speak English at home.
31.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
6.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $4,195,380,000 ($4840 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $165,507,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,435,369,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $744,238,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $90,966,000
Federal grants: $1,167,536,000
Federal procurement contracts: $237,464,000 ($68,301,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $519,807,000 ($45,371,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $255,917,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $309,083,000
Federal Government insurance: $751,189,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 77,660
Here:

88 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 29,656
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +26,772
Here:

+31 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +4,303
Here +5 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fresno County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 196.12 millions of gallons per day (99% from ground, 1% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6,688
  • 2000 to 2004: 49,839
  • 1990 to 1999: 48,456
  • 1980 to 1989: 45,148
  • 1970 to 1979: 64,491
  • 1960 to 1969: 32,954
  • 1950 to 1959: 37,858
  • 1940 to 1949: 16,554
  • 1939 or earlier: 18,808
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fresno County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 453
  • 2 rooms: 2,948
  • 3 rooms: 12,251
  • 4 rooms: 10,465
  • 5 rooms: 34,754
  • 6 rooms: 39,607
  • 7 rooms: 22,212
  • 8 rooms: 10,964
  • 9+ rooms: 9,202
  • 1 room: 6,065
  • 2 rooms: 17,505
  • 3 rooms: 20,776
  • 4 rooms: 29,196
  • 5 rooms: 20,168
  • 6 rooms: 10,901
  • 7 rooms: 3,400
  • 8 rooms: 1,389
  • 9+ rooms: 684
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fresno County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 3,311
  • 1 bedroom: 7,194
  • 2 bedrooms: 26,476
  • 3 bedrooms: 78,363
  • 4 bedrooms: 23,870
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,642
  • no bedroom: 10,735
  • 1 bedroom: 29,658
  • 2 bedrooms: 43,134
  • 3 bedrooms: 22,438
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,469
  • 5+ bedrooms: 650
Cars and other vehicles available in Fresno County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,593
  • 1 vehicle: 38,411
  • 2 vehicles: 65,274
  • 3 vehicles: 23,723
  • 4 vehicles: 6,569
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,286
  • no vehicle: 21,718
  • 1 vehicle: 51,968
  • 2 vehicles: 28,546
  • 3 vehicles: 5,916
  • 4 vehicles: 1,421
  • 5+ vehicles: 515

53% of Fresno County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 78% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in California.

Fresno County:

52.7%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $84,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fresno County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.2%)
  • Electricity (24.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Utility gas (48.4%)
  • Electricity (43.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.9%)
  • Wood (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,422
Here:

3.7%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,565
Here:

4.1%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4,869
Here:

10.4%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Fresno County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $257,612,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $4,554,000
  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $3,902,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,457,000
    Health - Other: $1,273,000
    Water Utilities: $17,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $238,809,000
    Health - Other: $193,711,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $92,883,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $75,415,000
    Police Protection: $73,493,000
    Correctional Institutions: $70,178,000
    Regular Highways: $40,911,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,136,000
    Corrections - Other: $22,540,000
    Libraries: $21,307,000
    Financial Administration: $19,232,000
    General - Other: $17,705,000
    General Public Buildings: $11,860,000
    Solid Waste Management: $7,997,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,900,000
    Transit Utilities: $5,685,000
    Sewerage: $5,421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,026,000
    Water Utilities: $1,001,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $718,000
    Housing and Community Development: $37,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $0
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $864,384,000
    Total Cash and Deposits: $179,081,000
    Other Investments - Other: $165,803,000
    Benefit Payments: $120,993,000
    Withdrawals: $1,185,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,108,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $13,507,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $2,730,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $15,521,000
    General - Other: $11,752,000
    General Public Building: $7,243,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,918,000
    Libraries: $1,823,000
    Police Protection: $1,120,000
    Corrections - Other: $985,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $168,000
    Financial Administration: $119,000
    Regular Highways: $87,000
    Health - Other: $66,000
    Correctional Institutions: $55,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $531,868,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,000

Fresno County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $95,539,000
    Solid Waste Management: $15,295,000
    Sewerage: $7,420,000
    Regular Highways: $3,780,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $696,000
    Parks and Recreation: $264,000
    Hospital Public: $0
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $248,903,000
    From Parent Local Government: $56,664,000
    Local Employee Contribution: $30,570,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,057,000
    Housing and Community Development: $6,819,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,147,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,005,000
    Education: $56,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $6,891,000
    All Other: $4,070,000
    Transit Utilities: $837,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $18,843,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,121,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,363,000
    Rents: $2,915,000
    Special Assessments: $786,000
    Sale of Property: $13,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $4,918,000
    Water Utilities: $1,393,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $502,625,000
    All Other: $110,813,000
    Health and Hospitals: $91,456,000
    Education: $85,733,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,013,000
    Highways: $18,199,000
    Water Utilities: $7,000
  • Tax - Property: $98,110,000
    Other License: $35,575,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,465,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,519,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,127,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,679,000
    Other Selective Sales: $29,000
    NEC: $0

Fresno County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $576,878,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $562,982,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,896,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $243,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $243,000

Fresno County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $986,795,000
    Total Federal Securities: $303,089,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $352,616,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $406,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Fresno County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fresno County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 157 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5,206$180,2003,031$179,2287,110$201,826467$108,16525$2,227,8801,480$133,46966$127,530
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED447$172,550428$165,526923$207,91578$79,9492$10,646,500224$132,47829$84,690
APPLICATIONS DENIED914$170,697682$173,9113,989$206,125440$70,93613$828,077635$140,77076$70,487
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN636$175,594488$186,5882,054$201,935163$94,2274$2,903,000311$137,32518$124,278
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS118$170,407109$183,697602$204,01862$100,9031$400,00086$143,6635$92,400
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 140 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED405$209,43088$262,8649$218,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED158$227,32362$234,3399$191,889
APPLICATIONS DENIED71$196,42325$277,3208$202,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN21$204,19013$226,3081$225,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS24$219,7922$331,5001$316,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Fresno County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,17874.9 years
Mary2,82480.0 years
William2,30075.2 years
James2,05672.0 years
Robert1,98371.4 years
George1,67076.0 years
Charles1,46074.3 years
Frank1,25275.8 years
Helen1,05280.2 years
Dorothy1,03578.4 years
Most common last names in Fresno County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,28175.5 years
Johnson98175.8 years
Garcia81369.1 years
Jones72073.5 years
Brown71174.9 years
Williams68173.3 years
Martinez55070.2 years
Davis54574.8 years
Rodriguez54470.4 years
Hernandez52270.0 years
Businesses in Fresno County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven20JoS. A. Bank1
99 Cents Only Stores7Jones New York10
ALDO1Journeys1
AMF Bowling2Justice2
AT&T19KFC16
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kmart3
Abercrombie Kids1Knights Inn1
Ace Hardware7Kohl's3
Aeropostale1Kroger3
American Eagle Outfitters1La Quinta4
Ann Taylor3La-Z-Boy1
Apple Store1Lane Bryant2
Applebee's4Lane Furniture6
Arby's2LensCrafters1
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza17
Audi1Long John Silver's9
AutoZone21Lowe's2
Avenue2Macy's3
BMW1Marriott7
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill2Marshalls2
Bakers1MasterBrand Cabinets18
Bally Total Fitness5Mazda2
Banana Republic1McDonald's37
Barnes & Noble1Men's Wearhouse2
Baskin-Robbins14Motel 65
Bath & Body Works4Motherhood Maternity4
Bebe1New Balance5
Bed Bath & Beyond1New York & Co2
Best Western6Nike21
Big O Tires1Nissan3
Blockbuster14Nordstrom1
Brookstone1Office Depot5
Budget Car Rental2OfficeMax4
Buffalo Wild Wings1Old Navy3
Burger King19Olive Garden1
Buybuy BABY1Outback1
CVS22Outback Steakhouse1
Cache1Pac Sun1
CarMax1Panda Express15
Carl\s Jr.24Panera Bread2
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Payless16
Charlotte Russe1Penske5
Chevrolet7PetSmart3
Chick-Fil-A1Pier 1 Imports2
Chico's2Pizza Hut10
Chipotle3Plato's Closet1
Chuck E. Cheese's2Popeyes3
Cinnabon 1Pottery Barn1
Circle K5Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Cold Stone Creamery3Quality1
Coldwater Creek1Quiznos15
Comfort Inn1RadioShack12
Comfort Suites2Ramada2
Costco3Red Lobster1
Cricket Wireless47Red Robin3
Crossland Economy Studios1Rite Aid18
Curves5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
DHL1SAS Shoes3
Dairy Queen3SONIC Drive-In4
Days Inn3Safeway6
Dennys13Sam's Club1
Discount Tire3Sears9
Domino's Pizza6Sephora2
Dressbarn2Skechers USA1
Econo Lodge2Soma Intimates1
Eddie Bauer1Spencer Gifts1
El Pollo Loco6Sprint Nextel4
Ethan Allen1Starbucks44
Express1Subaru1
Extended Stay America1Subway51
Famous Footwear3Super 83
Fashion Bug2T-Mobile33
FedEx74T.G.I. Driday's1
Firestone Complete Auto Care3T.J.Maxx2
Foot Locker2Taco Bell27
Ford3Talbots1
Forever 211Target6
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Cheesecake Factory1
GNC17The Room Place4
GameStop9Torrid1
Gap1Toyota3
Goodwill8Toys"R"Us3
Gymboree1Trader Joe's2
H&R Block35Travelodge2
Haworth1True Value9
Hilton1U-Haul27
Holiday Inn7UPS65
Hollister Co.1Urban Outfitters1
Home Depot5Vans9
HomeTown Buffet3Verizon Wireless7
Honda3Victoria's Secret3
Hot Topic1Volkswagen2
IHOP4Vons6
J. Jill1Walgreens24
J.Crew1Walmart6
JCPenney3Wendy's10
Jack In The Box18Wet Seal2
Jamba Juice10Whole Foods Market1
Jimmy John's1

Fresno County on our top lists: