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Fowler, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fowler had a population of 6,073 as of July 1, 2017. Fowler ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Fowler is located at latitude 36.6247 and longitude -119.6738 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fowler (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 308 feet.

The City of Fowler (GNIS ID: 2410538) 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 Fowler is located within Fowler CCD of Fresno County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fowler: Fowler's Switch.

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


Total Population 6,073
Daytime Population: Workers 2,488
Daytime Population: Residents 3,667
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,155
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 6,004
Population in Familes 5,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density2 2,389
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $50,464
Average Household Income $67,539
Per Capita Income $20,985


Total Housing Units 2,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,072 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 793 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $284,688
Average Home Value $324,230


Total Households 1,865
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 1,428
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 1.17% 0.99%
Households 1.08% 0.97%
Families 0.99% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Fowler, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fowler 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 # 603 60th
Population Density # 553 64th
Diversity Index # 112 92nd
Median Household Income # 932 39th
Per Capita Income # 1125 26th

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