Fresno County

Fresno County, California

2281 Tulare St Rm 304 Hall of Records
Fresno, CA 93721
Phone: (559) 488-1710
Fax: (559) 488-1830

In central CA; organized Apr 19, 1856 from Mariposa and Merced counties. Name Origin: From the Spanish 'ash (tree)'; name originally applied to the river, for the ash trees that grew near it

Area (sq mi):: 6017.42 (land 5962.73; water 54.70) Population per square mile: 147.20
Population 2005: 877,584 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 9.80%; 1990-2000 19.80% Population 2000: 799,407 (White 39.70%; Black or African American 5.30%; Hispanic or Latino 44.00%; Asian 8.10%; Other 32.30%). Foreign born: 21.10%. Median age: 29.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,495; median household $34,725; Population below poverty level: 22.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,975-$24,277
Unemployment (2004): 10.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.30% Median travel time to work: 22.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fresno County seat (457,719)
  • Clovis (82,374)
  • Reedley (22,264)
  • Selma (21,919)
  • Sanger (21,040)
  • Coalinga (17,102)
  • Parlier (12,981)
  • Kingsburg (11,049)
  • Kerman (10,238)

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