Fresno is a very large city located in the state of California. With a population of 544,510 people and 135 constituent neighborhoods, Fresno is the fifth largest community in California.
One thing noticeable about Fresno, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Fresno is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Fresno a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Fresno is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.
The education level of Fresno citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.64% of adults in Fresno have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fresno in 2018 was $26,368, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,472 for a family of four. However, Fresno contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fresno is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fresno home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Fresno, accounting for 49.99% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Fresno residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fresno include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Armenian.
Fresno also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.01%.
The most common language spoken in Fresno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.