Fresno County CA Information


Fresno County Subdivisions

Fresno County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 976,043
Population in Households 957,452
Population in Familes 816,998
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,591
Population Density1 164
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 299,586
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 222,078
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 329,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159,244 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 140,342 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30,257 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $239,845
Average Home Value $295,736


Median Household Income $47,405
Average Household Income $67,602
Per Capita Income $21,117
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.84%
Households 0.56% 0.73%
Families 0.56% 0.73%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fresno County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fresno County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 84th
Population Density1 # 21 66th
Diversity Index2 # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 40 33rd
Per Capita Income # 50 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.