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Fresno city, California

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Fresno city, California
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 531,576
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 531,576
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 497,172
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 6.9%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 494,665
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 19,449
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 20.6%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 46.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $224,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,518
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $458
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $969
Building permits, 2019 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 166,758
Persons per household, 2014-2018 3.08
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 82.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 43.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 87.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 78.9%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 76.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 21.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 10.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 61.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 56.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 841,297
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,486,734
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 4,367,746
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,459,791
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 5,960,155
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $11,782
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 21.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $47,189
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $22,277
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2017 X
Total employment, 2017 X
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 35,334
Men-owned firms, 2012 17,898
Women-owned firms, 2012 13,763
Minority-owned firms, 2012 19,484
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 14,375
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 2,595
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 30,889
Population per square mile, 2010 4,418.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 111.96
FIPS Code 0627000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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