Fresno County, California Population 2019

Fresno County, California's estimated population is 986,542 with a growth rate of 0.88% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fresno County, California is the 10th largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018994,4007,8580.80%
2017986,5428,5860.88%
2016977,9567,5140.77%
2015970,4429,1310.95%
2014961,3119,2820.97%
2013952,0296,6800.71%
2012945,3495,8700.62%
2011939,4797,4160.80%
2010932,063264,57339.64%
1990667,490152,86929.71%
1980514,621101,56824.59%
1970413,05347,10812.87%
1960365,94589,43032.34%
1950276,51597,95054.85%
1940178,56534,18623.68%
1930144,37915,60012.11%
1920128,77953,12270.21%
191075,65737,79599.82%
190037,8625,83618.22%
189032,02622,548237.90%
18809,4783,14249.59%
18706,3361,73137.59%
18604,6050.00%

How Many People Live in Fresno County, California?

986,542

Population by Race

Race Population
White617,322
Some Other Race158,359
Asian97,966
Black or African American47,715
Two or More Races38,523
American Indian and Alaska Native9,784
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,947

Fresno County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Fresno County, California Median Age

31.8


Total

31


Male

32.8


Female

Fresno County, California Adults

There are 692,401 adults, (110,868 of whom are seniors) in Fresno County, California.

Fresno County, California Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Fresno County, California Sex Ratio

Female

486,949

50.12%

Male

484,667

49.88%

Fresno County, California Households and Families

Fresno County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fresno County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.2%31.8%
All53%47%
Non Family44.1%55.9%
Male38.1%61.9%
Female33.4%66.6%

53.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All301,8243.1653
Married141,6653.8368.2
Non Family81,9401.3444.1
Female53,5643.8733.4
Male24,6553.8438.1

3.69

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fresno County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade84,85714.42%
9th to 12th Grade64,21910.91%
High School Graduate134,37322.83%
Some College137,37523.34%
Associates Degree49,2788.37%
Bachelors Degree78,37813.32%
Graduate Degree40,0116.80%

Fresno County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic269,216159,50123,846
White219,183202,09468,850
Other Race87,36747,7315,766
Asian59,48544,01617,548
Black27,95623,1814,904
Multiple Races16,31213,2013,647
Native American6,0914,726935
Islander1,135916125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,591$33,061$26,273
Less Than High School$17,483$21,001$12,449
High School Grad$26,315$30,434$21,312
Some College$31,891$38,900$26,895
Bachelors Degree$52,033$60,965$45,789
Graduate Degree$71,991$79,538$66,790

$30,591

Average Earnings

$33,061

Average Male

$26,273

Average Female

Fresno County, California Language

Fresno County, California Language by Age

Fresno County, California Language

55.68% of Fresno County, California residents speak only English, while 44.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.10% of the population.

Fresno County, California Poverty

Fresno County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic501,808161,97132.28%
Other155,47751,76233.29%
White288,71834,81412.06%
Asian97,03423,13523.84%
Black45,88717,94839.11%
Multiple37,2939,61925.79%
Native9,4603,11532.93%
Islander1,82558331.95%

25.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.75%

Male Poverty Rate

27.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fresno County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fresno County, California is Black, with 39.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fresno County, California is White, with 12.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.65%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.53%
High School20.54%
Some College14.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.24%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.63%
Male Unemployed39.87%
Female Employed13.38%
Male Employed11.95%

Fresno County, California Income

Fresno County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,730$68,620
Families$53,907$74,632
Married Families$71,887$92,508
Non Families$30,601$45,987

Fresno County, California Marital Status

Fresno County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fresno County, California Married by Age and Sex

Fresno County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fresno County, California Marital Status by Race

Fresno County, California Veterans

37,686

Number of Veterans

35,151

Male Veterans

2,535

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam14,687
First Gulf War6,040
Second Gulf War5,859
Korea3,912
World War II2,171

Fresno County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29,0476.45%
Hispanic9,9593.01%
Other2,9282.73%
Asian2,0472.89%
Black2,0386.05%
2 or More9744.57%
Indian4886.58%
Hawaiian16411.69%

Fresno County, California Veterans by Education

10.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fresno County, California Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fresno County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.91%

Born in California

78.97%

Native Born

21.03%

Foreign Born

12.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.97% of Fresno County, California residents were born in the United States, with 66.91% having been born in California. 12.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Fresno County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fresno496041522053260125.24%
Clovis957561065831082711.31%
Reedley242262558213565.60%
Sanger24255250077523.10%
Selma232262459713715.90%
Coalinga1807916598-1481-8.19%
Parlier14508151796714.63%
Kerman135671459410277.57%
Kingsburg11396118074113.61%
Mendota11148114182702.42%
Orange Cove907295865145.67%
Firebaugh755883117539.96%
Huron674569411962.91%
Fowler5628634872012.79%
San Joaquin39944024300.75%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990