Fresno County, California Population 2018

Fresno County, California's estimated population is 989,255 with a growth rate of 2.71% 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
2017989,25526,0952.71%
2016963,160-16,374-1.67%
2016979,5347,2010.74%
2015972,3339,1630.95%
2014963,1709,3830.98%
2013953,7876,9360.73%
2012946,8516,4910.69%
2011940,3608,1420.87%
2010932,218264,72839.66%
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%

Fresno County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White593,119
Some Other Race176,490
Asian95,558
Black or African American48,434
Two or More Races37,657
American Indian and Alaska Native10,034
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,868

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fresno County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fresno County, California Median Age

31.6


Total

30.7


Male

32.5


Female

Fresno County, California Adults

There are 684,807 adults, (107,874 of which are seniors) in Fresno County, California.

Fresno County, California Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fresno County, California Sex Ratio

Female

482,633

50.11%

Male

480,527

49.89%

Fresno County, California Households and Families

Fresno County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fresno County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.7%32.3%
All52.5%47.5%
Non Family44.5%55.5%
Male37.8%62.2%
Female32.1%67.9%

52.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fresno County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All299,4563.1652.5
Married139,2773.8367.7
Non Family81,9111.3544.5
Female53,6543.8432.1
Male24,6143.8737.8

3.68

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

8.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fresno County, California Households

Fresno County, California Education

Fresno County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade88,21315.23%
9th to 12th Grade63,66210.99%
High School Graduate131,71022.74%
Some College134,05723.15%
Associates Degree47,2198.15%
Bachelors Degree76,30313.18%
Graduate Degree37,9726.56%

Fresno County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic262,158150,88122,268
White220,155202,00367,846
Other Race94,17449,9235,631
Asian57,08141,65816,617
Black27,72422,6054,516
Multiple Races16,18712,8863,564
Native American6,1304,703840
Islander1,120834100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.82%.

Fresno County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,532$31,625$25,694
Less Than High School$16,790$20,212$11,917
High School Grad$25,509$28,430$20,981
Some College$31,368$38,029$26,328
Bachelors Degree$51,464$60,200$45,449
Graduate Degree$69,333$76,587$64,135

$29,532

Average Earnings

$31,625

Average Male

$25,694

Average Female

Fresno County, California Language

Fresno County, California Language by Age

Fresno County, California Language

55.44% of Fresno County, California residents speak only English, while 44.56% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.32% of the population.

Fresno County, California Poverty

Fresno County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic493,559168,24034.09%
Other173,02662,28936.00%
White291,07337,88113.01%
Asian94,49425,04226.50%
Black46,60419,21641.23%
Multiple36,5529,51826.04%
Native9,6962,98930.83%
Islander1,74753030.34%

26.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.48%

Male Poverty Rate

28.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fresno County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fresno County, California is Black, with 41.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fresno County, California is White, with 13.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.10%.

Fresno County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.49%
High School21.63%
Some College15.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.50%

Fresno County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.71%
Male Unemployed39.50%
Female Employed13.87%
Male Employed13.08%

Fresno County, California Income

Fresno County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,963$65,011
Families$50,976$70,613
Married Families$68,315$88,192
Non Families$29,410$43,909

Fresno County, California Marital Status

Fresno County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Fresno County, California Marital Status by Race

Fresno County, California Veterans

Fresno County, California Veterans by War

38,494

Number of Veterans

36,126

Male Veterans

2,368

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam14,556
First Gulf War5,797
Second Gulf War5,364
Korea4,152
World War II2,586

Fresno County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7410,291
75+9,472
35 to 547,783
55 to 647,360
18 to 343,588

Fresno County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White29,8936.88%
Hispanic9,9723.08%
Other3,2202.75%
Black1,9525.79%
Asian1,6042.33%
2 or More1,1595.52%
Indian5287.05%
Hawaiian13810.13%

Fresno County, California Veterans by Education

10.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.18%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fresno County, California Employment Status

Fresno County, California Employment by Age

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fresno County, California Employment by Race

Fresno County, California Employment by Education

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%
Data Sources
  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