Fresno is a medium-sized town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 23,584 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fresno is the 131st largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Fresno was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Fresno economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Fresno, where the median household income is $66,705.
Unlike some towns, Fresno isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fresno are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fresno is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fresno who work in office and administrative support (16.24%), sales jobs (8.58%) and management occupations (7.96%).
Because of many things, Fresno is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fresno a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fresno has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fresno’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Fresno is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fresno, the average commute to work is 34.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Fresno is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.38% of adults in Fresno have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fresno in 2010 was $22,747, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,988 for a family of four. However, Fresno contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fresno is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fresno home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fresno residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Fresno also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.64% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fresno include Nigerian and German.
The most common language spoken in Fresno is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||5,642|
|FRESNO HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||82.99%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||17.02%|
|TYPE OF FRESNO HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||89.10%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.10%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||0.00%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||0.00%|
|SIZE OF FRESNO HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||9.92%|
|AGE OF FRESNO HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||68.47%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||27.39%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.14%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.00%|
|FRESNO REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$178,525|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,307|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $66,000||10.72%|
|$66,001 - $132,000||16.34%|
|$132,001 - $264,000||63.03%|
|$264,001 - $396,000||8.20%|
|$396,001 - $528,000||1.37%|
|$528,001 - $660,000||0.00%|
|$660,001 - $990,000||0.34%|
|$990,001 - $1,321,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF FRESNO||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.89%|
|5 TO 17||28.86%|
|18 TO 24||10.95%|
|25 TO 34||11.46%|
|35 TO 54||30.61%|
|55 TO 64||8.49%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||3.74%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||81.53%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$66,705|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$22,747|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.27%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (17.36%)
Public Service (5.89%)
Information Technology (3.89%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (3.41%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||67.43%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||12.14%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.71%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||24.64%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Nigerian (2.85%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.62%)
African languages (3.09%)
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