Fresno, CA

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 12.1.20)

 

AGE IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years70,4597.1%
25 to 29 years80,3988.1%
30 to 34 years72,6037.3%
35 to 39 years67,6996.8%
40 to 44 years59,1485.9%
45 to 49 years54,4775.5%
50 to 54 years54,8235.5%
55 to 59 years55,7785.6%
60 to 64 years48,4214.9%
65 to 69 years39,1993.9%
70 to 74 years31,8033.2%
75 to 79 years17,9291.8%
80 to 84 years15,4241.6%
85+ years17,1851.7%

The median age in Fresno is 32.5 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White317,71559.9%
Black or African American35,1276.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,9291.5%
Asian75,51614.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7750.1%
Other69,39513.1%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade36,20111.0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma38,00011.6%
High school graduate (includes GED)75,19922.9%
Some college, no degree73,82722.5%
Associate’s degree33,28410.2%
Bachelor’s degree48,84614.9%
Graduate or professional degree22,5076.9%
High school graduate or higher253,66377.4%
Bachelor’s degree or higher71,35321.8%
Less than Bachelor’s degree256,51178.2%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0008.3%
$10,000 to $14,9997.5%
$15,000 to $24,99912.6%
$25,000 to $34,99910.8%
$35,000 to $49,99912.8%
$50,000 to $74,99917.4%
$75,000 to $99,99911.3%
$100,000 to $149,99911.1%
$150,000 to $199,9994.4%
$200,000 or more3.7%

Median household income: $47,189

Mean household income: $66,519

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$18,476
High school graduate (includes GED)$26,115
Some college or Associate’s degree$31,442
Bachelor’s degree$49,776
Graduate or professional degree$73,888

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 406,584 NA
Never married174,25942.9%
Now married (except separated)158,71039.0%
Separated11,6422.9%
Widowed18,9984.7%
Divorced42,97510.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line138,02926.9%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Owner-occupied housing units77,327
Renter-occupied housing units89,431
Single-family detached units107,987
Homeownership rate46.4%
Vacancy rate6.4%
Renters rate53.6%
Average housing value$255,080
Average monthly owner cost (with/mortgage)$1,183
Average rent$864

Source: US Census; htps://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERSTICS IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Average income$66,519
Average household size3.08
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force61.5%
Percent disabled14.0%
Percent with health coverage90.6%
Average travel time to work21.8 minutes
Percent workers using public transportation1.9%
Percent veterans5.2%
Percent foreign born20.6%
Percent speaking Spanish at home11.1%

Source US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

Total consumer expenditures per household$60,782.06
Alcoholic beverages$477.01
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$284.43
Beer consumed away from home$80.35
Wine consumed away from home$42.54
Apparel & services$1,803.43
Men’s apparel$351.51
Women’s apparel$591.12
Children’s apparel$280.96
Boys’ apparel$95.19
Girls’ apparel$106.67
Footwear$416.74
Dining out (food away from home)$3,060.30
Dining out – Breakfast$316.05
Dining out – Lunch$951.51
Dining out – Dinner$1,419.53
Education$1,285.21
Entertainment / recreation$2,583.86
Club membership fees$190.03
Dating services$0.65
Pet food$197.90
Pet services$53.59
Food consumed at home$4,281.24
Bakery products consumed at home$559.60
Dairy products consumed at home$436.29
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$850.88
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$959.68
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$414.40
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,474.80
Health care$4,566.03
Medical services$857.94
Nonprescription drugs$111.00
Household Services$1,645.63
Care for the elderly and handicapped$50.49
Lawn and garden services$340.42
Housekeeping services$144.65
PC repair$5.45
Housing$19,478.63
Home improvements$2,006.23
Utilities, fuel, and public services$3,931.31
Phone services$1,459.94
Water$596.05
Life and other insurance$332.27
Pensions and social security$6,503.47
Personal care products and services$725.51
Hair care products$89.86
Personal care products$306.04
Local transportation$6,951.45
Gasoline$1,848.17
Vehicle maintenance and repair$933.55
Travel$1,782.59
Airline fares$450.47
Auto / truck rental on trips$21.46
Lodging on trips$474.89
Food and drink on trips$432.41
Entertainment on trips$150.17

Source US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN FRESNO COUNTY (home to FRESNO, CALIFORNIA)

% with any debt in collections37%
Average debt in collections$1,316
% with medical debt in collections19%
Average medical debt in collections$598
% with student loan debt13%
Average student loan debt$13,355
Average monthly student loan payment$142
% with auto debt30%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interacCive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA

YearPopulationPercent
January 201915,8976.8%
February 201914,1936.1%
March 201914,1416.1%
April 201912,2165.3%
May 201911,5464.9%
June 201914,0345.9%
July 201915,5286.5%
August 201914,5366.1%
September 201912,6025.3%
October 201912,7155.4%
November 201911,7665.0%
December 201911,6145.0%
January 202013,5305.8%
February 202013,2735.7%
March 202017,0727.3%
April 202037,02615.7%
May 202035,82515.2%
June 202034,63814.5%
July 202033,40714.0%
August 202026,30111.1%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.ls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)