Fresno County, California Population 2020

Fresno County, California's estimated population is 1,010,120 with a growth rate of 0.78% 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
20201,010,1207,8600.78%
20191,002,2607,8600.79%
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%

Fresno County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White627,43764.15%
Some Other Race151,25015.46%
Asian100,01710.23%
Black or African American47,3724.84%
Two or More Races39,3234.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native10,9611.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,7700.18%

Fresno County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Fresno County, California Median Age

32


Total

31.2


Male

33


Female

Fresno County, California Adults

There are 698,151 adults, (114,438 of whom are seniors) in Fresno County, California.

Fresno County, California Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Fresno County, California Sex Ratio

Female

490,194

50.12%

Male

487,936

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%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family42.9%57.1%
Male40.1%59.9%
Female33.3%66.7%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All304,6243.1652.8
Married142,8353.8168.2
Non Family83,5441.3442.9
Female54,2773.933.3
Male23,9683.940.1

3.69

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fresno County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade84,59514.18%
9th to 12th Grade62,79410.53%
High School Graduate136,85122.94%
Some College138,09823.15%
Associates Degree50,7608.51%
Bachelors Degree82,08913.76%
Graduate Degree41,3186.93%

Fresno County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic275,138166,62026,000
White218,586201,29069,197
Other Race84,87046,4565,803
Asian61,75746,72919,457
Black28,00123,3235,325
Multiple Races17,19614,3603,962
Native American6,5905,0771,006
Islander1,095867131

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,287$34,840$27,058
Less Than High School$18,241$21,639$13,261
High School Grad$26,886$30,937$21,267
Some College$32,500$40,436$27,470
Bachelors Degree$53,216$61,829$47,178
Graduate Degree$74,615$81,789$69,369

$31,287

Average Earnings

$34,840

Average Male

$27,058

Average Female

Fresno County, California Language

Fresno County, California Language by Age

Fresno County, California Language

55.18% of Fresno County, California residents speak only English, while 44.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.52% of the population.

Fresno County, California Poverty

Fresno County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic507,985154,84230.48%
Other148,45747,05531.70%
White286,50235,45312.37%
Asian99,11821,08621.27%
Black45,64316,20335.50%
Multiple38,0508,32921.89%
Native10,5913,13729.62%
Islander1,65148029.07%

24.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.59%

Male Poverty Rate

25.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fresno County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fresno County, California is Black, with 35.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fresno County, California is White, with 12.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.66%
High School19.60%
Some College13.94%
Bachelors or Greater4.98%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.80%
Male Unemployed38.47%
Female Employed12.75%
Male Employed10.96%

Fresno County, California Income

Fresno County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,261$71,663
Families$57,015$78,439
Married Families$75,104$96,634
Non Families$31,496$47,085

Fresno County, California Marital Status

Fresno County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

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

36,619

Number of Veterans

34,160

Male Veterans

2,459

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam13,763
Second Gulf War6,776
First Gulf War5,641
Korea3,538
World War II1,901
Name Veterans % of Total
White28,0306.14%
Hispanic9,7252.89%
Black2,4457.34%
Other2,3902.31%
Asian2,1813.00%
2 or More1,0794.86%
Indian3354.29%
Hawaiian15912.07%

$Fresno County, California Veterans by Education

9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fresno County, California Employment Status

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

9.4%

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

66.75%

Born in California

78.65%

Native Born

21.35%

Foreign Born

12.90%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.65% of Fresno County, California residents were born in the United States, with 66.75% having been born in California. 12.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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