Fresno, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Fresno?

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There are 538,678 residents in Fresno, with a median age of 31.7. Of this, 49.75% are males and 50.25% are females. US-born citizens make up 79.97% of the resident pool in Fresno, while non-US-born citizens account for 11.01%. Additionally, 9.02% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 458,341 people in Fresno currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 538,678 2.4%
Male Population 267,990 3.1%
Female Population 270,688 1.6%
Male population 49.75%
Female population 50.25%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 31.7 1.0%
Citizen US Born 430,786 3.1%
Citizen not US Born 59,325 4.8%
Not Citizen 48,567 -6.4%
Citizen US Born 79.97%
Citizen not US Born 11.01%
Not Citizen 9.02%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,903 -5.7%
Moved from Same County 53,463 -8.7%
Moved from Same State 13,049 0.4%
Moved from Different State 4,913 5.9%
Same House as Last Year 458,341 4.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.36%
Moved from Same County 10.06%
Moved from Same State 2.45%
Moved from Different State 0.92%
Same House as Last Year 86.21%

What are the employment statistics in Fresno?

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White-collar workers make up 75.58% of the working population in Fresno, while blue-collar employees account for 24.42%. There are also 19,858 entrepreneurs in Fresno (8.8% of the workforce); 147,179 workers employed in private companies (65.25%); and 41,256 people working in governmental institutions (18.29%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 170,479 3.9%
Blue Collar 55,079 0.8%
White Collar 75.58%
Blue Collar 24.42%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 19,858 4.7%
Private Companies 147,179 1.4%
Governmental Workers 41,256 4.9%
Not for Profit Companies 17,265 12.8%
Self Employees 8.8%
Private Companies 65.25%
Governmental Workers 18.29%
Not for Profit Companies 7.65%

How many households are there in Fresno?

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There are a total of 174,756 households in Fresno, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 67.43% of these Fresno households, while non-family units account for the remaining 32.57%. Additionally, 38.61% of households have children and 61.39% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 174,756 2.7%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.3%
Family Households 117,839 2.2%
Non-family Households 56,917 3.8%
Family Households 67.43%
Non-family Households 32.57%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 67,476 1.9%
Households without Children 107,280 3.2%
Households with Children 38.61%
Households without Children 61.39%

What are the median and average incomes in Fresno?

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The average annual household income in Fresno is $77,982, while the median household income sits at $57,211 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $60,181, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $65,307. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $31,481 and $46,597, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $77,982 6.2%
Median Household Income $57,211 7.2%
People below Poverty Level 118,966 0.3%
People above Poverty Level 403,605 3.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Fresno?

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There are 183,951 housing units in Fresno, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1979. Of the 174,756 occupied housing units in Fresno, 47.59% are owner-occupied, while 52.41% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.14% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $278,200. In general, housing costs reach $1,191 per month in Fresno.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 183,951 2.2%
Median Year Built 1979 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 10,133 -6.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 9,583 1.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 22,227 1.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 20,777 1.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 33,163 1.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 25,462 0.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 27,929 1.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 22,823 3.8%
Built between 2010 and 2019 11,469 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 385 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 174,756 2.7%
Owner Occupied 83,175 4.4%
Renter Occupied 91,581 1.3%
Owner Occupied 47.59%
Renter Occupied 52.41%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 57,506 2.8%
Without Mortgage 25,669 8.1%
Median Value with Mortgage $278,200 6.4%
Median Value without Mortgage $259,400 8.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,191 6.1%
With Mortgage 69.14%
Without Mortgage 30.86%

What is the level of education in Fresno?

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Approximately 34.31% of the population in Fresno holds a high school degree (that's 132,705 residents), while 26.26% have attained a college certificate (109,574 locals) and 14.54% have a bachelor's degree (56,232 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 35,558 1.0%
Some High School 132,705 2.2%
Some College 109,574 1.7%
Associate Degree 34,399 -0.1%
Bachelor's Degree 56,232 7.0%
Graduate Degree 26,299 4.1%
No High School 9.19%
Some High School 34.31%
Some College 26.26%
Associate Degree 8.89%
Bachelor's Degree 14.54%
Graduate Degree 6.8%

What is the marital status of Fresno residents?

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A total of 173,035 people in Fresno have never been married (which represents 42.2% of the total population), while 175,791 of them are wedded (42.87%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 11,739 (2.86%) and 41,270 (10.06%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 173,035 3.3%
Married 175,791 1.7%
Separated 11,739 -6.3%
Widowed 19,965 5.0%
Divorced 41,270 0.9%
Never Married 42.2%
Married 42.87%
Separated 2.86%
Widowed 4.87%
Divorced 10.06%

What are the most common means of transportation in Fresno?

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The top three means of transportation people in Fresno use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 193,546 residents commute by car, 3,204 prefer going to work by walking and 3,039 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 193,546 1.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 3,039 1.5%
Subway or Elevated 1 N/A
Railroad 24 26.3%
Ferryboat 35 9.4%
Bicycle 821 10.1%
Motorcycle 228 -32.3%
TaxiCab 141 0.0%
Walk 3,204 1.8%

What is the median and average household income in Fresno by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
93650 2,646 840 $38,643.00 $44,439.00
93701 10,123 3,699 $25,905.00 $34,717.00
93702 45,095 12,674 $32,418.00 $46,419.00
93703 32,329 10,324 $35,526.00 $51,116.00
93704 29,184 11,475 $63,490.00 $84,810.00
93705 37,763 12,791 $46,253.00 $59,717.00
93706 41,470 11,653 $34,147.00 $55,464.00
93710 33,507 12,170 $55,175.00 $68,908.00
93711 39,085 15,949 $81,599.00 $126,086.00
93720 48,148 18,500 $94,011.00 $117,057.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 93650 93701 93702 93703 93704 93705 93706 93710 93711 93720 93721 93722 93723 93725 93726 93727 93728 93730