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Sanger, California - Basic Facts

The City of Sanger had a population of 25,765 as of July 1, 2017. Sanger ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sanger is located at latitude 36.699 and longitude -119.5574 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sanger (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 371 feet.

The City of Sanger (GNIS ID: 2411811) 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 Sanger is located within Sanger CCD of Fresno County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sanger population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sanger, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,765
Daytime Population: Workers 6,920
Daytime Population: Residents 15,124
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,044
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 25,628
Population in Familes 23,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 4,505
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $43,030
Average Household Income $57,033
Per Capita Income $15,945


Total Housing Units 7,447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,890 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,141 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 416 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $188,193
Average Home Value $240,418


Total Households 7,031
Average Household Size 3.65
Family Households 5,839
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.83% 0.96%
Households 0.75% 0.89%
Families 0.64% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.06%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Sanger, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sanger to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 292 81st
Population Density # 277 82nd
Diversity Index # 506 67th
Median Household Income # 1132 25th
Per Capita Income # 1333 12th

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