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Fresno Population

Fresno is a city of the U.S. state of California. It lies approximately 185 miles southeast of San Francisco, 170 miles south of the state capital, Sacramento, and 220 miles north of Los Angeles. According to dof, Fresno population in 2021 is estimated to be 546,288, covering area 116.00 sq miles (300.43 sq km). Fresno is the fifth-most populous city in California, and the 34th-most populous city in the United States. Fresno is the larger principal city of the Fresno-Madera CSA, a Combined Statistical Area that includes the Fresno (Fresno County) and Madera (Madera County) metropolitan areas, which had a combined population of 1,309,368 at the 2019 census estimates. Cost of living in Fresno is one of the lowest in the US, The median value of Fresno housing is $276,600 and rental is $1,058. According to 2021 cost of living index, Fresno is 40% cheaper than New York, 35% cheaper than Los Angeles, and 10% lesser than Chicago.

Below is the Fresno, California population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2010497,721
2011501,4130.74
2012505,5210.82
2013509,1040.71
2014514,4521.05
2015518,6700.82
2016521,9860.64
2017526,0370.78
2018530,0930.77
2019535,5761.03
2020542,1071.22
2021 *546,2880.78
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 & 2020 US Census updated

Fresno city UN Urban Agglomeration Population Prospects - 1950 to 2035

YearFresno Population
1950132,201
1955160,903
1960205,696
1965233,212
1970258,826
1975290,139
1980325,813
1985378,712
1990442,858
1995494,032
2000546,547
2005595,289
2010646,556
2011657,331
2015702,255
2020*759,491
2025*803,026
2035*880,143
Source: population.un.org/wpp/, 1950 to 2035 Fresno city Population(UA)

Fresno Metropolitan

Fresno City(2021)Greater Fresno(2019)
Population546,7701,309,368
Area
Rank34 (US)45 (CSA)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA
The Greater Fresno or Fresno Metropolitan, Fresno–Madera CA CSA, is a Combined Statical Area, is a metropolitan area in the San Joaquin Valley, in the United States, consisting of Fresno and Madera counties. It is also the forty-fifth-largest CSA in the U.S. as of 2019 census estimates. Fresno city areas are Clovis, Coalinga, Firebaugh, Fowler, Fresno, Huron, Kerman, Kingsburg, Mendota, Orange Cove, Parlier, Reedley, Sanger, San Joaquin, Selma, and Balance of County. Madera city areas are Chowchilla and Madera. It is the third-largest metropolitan region in Northern California, behind the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Sacramento.


Fresno Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Fresno by age is 531,581, out of these 262,650 are male, 268,931 are female, The sex ratio of Fresno is 98. The median age of the Fresno population is 31.8, Fresno population by age are, under 18 years is 148,155, 16 years and over is 399,279, 18 years and over is 383,426, 21 years and over is 360,022, 65 years and over is 77,559. 49.4% are male, 50.6% are female, 27.9% are under 18 years old, 75.1% are 16 years and over, 72.1% are 18 years and over, 67.7% are 21 years and over, 11.8% are 65 years and over. There are total 180,639 housing units, The voting population of Fresno are 331,056, out of these 160,955 are male voters, 170,101 are female voters, 48.6% are male, 51.4% are female.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -541,2487.8%
5 - 939,4197.4%
10 - 1444,3308.3%
15 - 1937,9487.1%
20 - 2440,7727.7%
25 - 3488,36516.6%
35 - 4472,58113.7%
45 - 5452,7779.9%
55 - 5926,6165.0%
60 - 6424,9144.7%
65 - 7436,9016.9%
75 - 8416,0383.0%
85 and over9,6721.8%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Fresno Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Fresno by race are:

White Population

White population in Fresno, California are 321,138, percentage wise 60.4 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Fresno, California are 37,875, percentage wise 7.1 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Fresno, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Fresno are 73,306, percentage wise 13.8 percent are asians, out of these 13,468 are Asian Indians, 5,898 are Chinese, 7,647 are Filipinos, 2,203 are Japanese, 929 are Korean, 2,326 are Vietnamese and 40,835 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Fresno, California are 265,332. Percentage wise 49.9 percent are hispanics, out of these 246,114 are Mexican people, 2,416 are Puerto Ricans, 961 are Cubans, and 15,841 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race531,581Percent
White321,13860.4%
Black or African American37,8757.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,3171.0%
Cherokee tribal grouping%
Chippewa tribal grouping%
Navajo tribal grouping%
Sioux tribal grouping%
Asian Population73,30613.8%
Asian Indian13,4682.5%
Chinese5,8981.1%
Filipino7,6471.4%
Japanese2,2030.4%
Korean9290.2%
Vietnamese2,3260.4%
Other Asian Population40,835
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6230.1%
Native Hawaiian%
Guamanian or Chamorro%
Hispanic or Latino265,33249.9%
Mexican246,11446.3%
Puerto Rican2,4160.5%
Cuban9610.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino15,841
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Fresno native population is 426,009, out of these 367,570 born in the California state and 53,228 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 105,572, out of these 48,861 are Naturalised US citizen, 2,122 are in Europe, 25,556 in Asia, 814 in Africa, 20,168 in Latin America and 44 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Fresno are 56,711, out of these 782 are from Europe, 16,476 are from Asia, 805 from Africa, 38,038 are from Latin America and 233 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native426,009
Born in state of residence367,570
Born in other state in the United States53,228
Northeast5,448
Midwest0
South19,590
West15,620
Born outside the United States5,211
Puerto Rico723
U.S. Island Areas141
Born abroad of American parent(s)4,347
Foreign born
Born outside of United States105,572
Naturalized U.S. citizen48,861
Europe2,122
Asia25,556
Africa814
Oceania157
Latin America20,168
Northern America44
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen56,711
Europe782
Asia16,476
Africa805
Oceania377
Latin America38,038
Northern America233
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Fresno Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Fresno, California are 180,639, Occupied housing units are 172,815, Rental vacancy rate is 4. Percentage of occupancy is 96, 44.28% of houses are owner occupied and 51.38% of houses are renter occupied in Fresno. There are 61.25 percent of one-unit detached, 2.00 percent of one-units attached, 2.19 percent of two-unit houses, 8.81 percent of three or four unit homes. 2.12 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 33.59 percent are available with one vehicle, 31.60 percent are available with two vehicles, 20.77 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 9.70 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units180,639
Occupied housing units172,815
Occupied housing units percent96
Rental vacancy rate4
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached110,650
1-unit attached3,616
2 units3,947
3 or 4 units15,916
Mobile home3,821
Boat, RV, van, etc.510
Owner-occupied79,995
Renter-occupied92,820
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Fresno Housing Market

Fresno has long been one of California's most affordable areas to live in due to low housing prices and a cheaper cost of living. The median value of housing in Fresno, California is $276,600, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.41 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.47 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 2.37 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 4.82 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 16.15 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 15.06 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 2.44 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.58 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,0002,547
$50,000 to $99,9992,647
$100,000 to $149,9994,274
$150,000 to $199,9998,702
$200,000 to $299,99929,175
$300,000 to $499,99927,209
$500,000 to $999,9994,402
$1,000,000 or more1,039
Median (dollars)276,600
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Fresno Housing Mortgage

The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $1,641, 0.29 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 3.65 percent pay between $500 to $999, 9.01 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 8.93 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 5.68 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 2.55 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 1.87 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs with out mortgage is $476, 1.43 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.98 percent pays between $250 to $399, 3.99 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.26 percent pays between $600 to $799, 0.82 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 0.74 pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500516
$500 to $9996,602
$1,000 to $1,49916,273
$1,500 to $1,99916,135
$2,000 to $2,49910,265
$2,500 to $2,9994,609
$3,000 or more3,376
Median (dollars)1,641
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $2502,584
$250 to $3995,384
$400 to $5997,200
$600 to $7994,081
$800 to $9991,474
$1,000 or more1,337
Median (dollars)476
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

Fresno Rental

The average rent in Fresno is $1,200. When you rent an apartment or room in Fresno, you can expect to pay as little as $500 or as much as $2,200, depending on the location and the size of the apartment. Total number of Fresno rental homes or apartments are 92,820, occupied by Renter, The median value of Fresno average rental rate is $1,058. 7.56 percent of homes are under $500, 35.90 percent of rental rates between $500 to $1000, 49.29 percent housing units are from $1000 to $2000, 3.29 percent are between $2000 to $3000, and 1.08 percent are above $3000.

        
RentalUnits
Less than $5007,017
$500 to $99933,321
$1,000 to $1,49930,958
$1,500 to $1,99914,794
$2,000 to $2,4991,654
$2,500 to $2,9991,396
$3,000 or more998
Median (dollars)1,058
Source: US Census 2019 housing rental estimates

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