The City of Fresno is the 5th largest city in California with a population of 520,772 as of July 1, 2016. Fresno ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fresno is located at latitude 36.7836 and longitude -119.7934 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fresno (see map below) encompass a land area of 113.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 308 feet.
The City of Fresno (GNIS ID: 2410546) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fresno is located within Fresno CCD of Fresno County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fresno population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||511,999|
|Population in Familes||425,922|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||8,773|
|Average Household Size||3.11|
|Average Family Size||4|
|Total Housing Units||179,825 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||79,348 (44.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||85,314 (47.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||15,163 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$221,787|
|Average Home Value||$272,944|
|Median Household Income||$43,865|
|Average Household Income||$63,852|
|Per Capita Income||$20,587|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.41%|
The table below compares Fresno to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 5||100th|
|Population Density1||# 268||82nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 96||94th|
|Median Household Income||# 1089||28th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1106||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.