Fresno, California 

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Population

519,037

+7.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$41,455

Median Home Price

$229,700

Best Places to Live in Fresno, California

Mid-sized city - Central California, center of San Joaquin Valley along State Route 99
Pros
-Winter climate
-Nearby national parks
-Some college-town amenities
Cons
-Summer heat
-High unemployment
-Unattractive sprawl

Local Listings in Fresno, CA
 $266,400 
2385 S Justin Ave # 5D0G59
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1623 SqFt
 $266,400 
2385 S Justin Ave # 5D0G59
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1623 SqFt
 $266,900 
5559 W Lansing Way # KIL130
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1440 SqFt
 $247,900 
2385 S Justin Ave # YPIF97
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1311 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Fresno Metro Area

Fresno is an agricultural and minor banking and financial center for the San Joaquin Valley, the southern half of California’s famed agricultural Central Valley. Agriculture and some light manufacturing round out the private employment picture. The California State University at Fresno, or “Fresno State,” adds some college-town life including sports and arts activities, but it doesn’t have much influence on the look or atmosphere of the town. The city core, once neglected, has been renovated and some projects are still underway. A few nice older neighborhoods spread north, but much of the rest of the area could be described as “functional” and not very interesting, and some are downright gritty.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: California
County: Fresno County
Metro Area: Fresno Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Fresno
Zip Codes: 93722, 93727, 93720, 93702, 93726, 93706, 93705, 93711, 93703, 93710, 18 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 327 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fresno is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fresno jobs have increased by 2.04%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fresno's cost of living is 7.80% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fresno's Cost of Living

VOTING
Fresno county voted Democratic in the three most recent Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fresno's population is 519,037 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 7.24%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fresno is $229,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.86%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Fresno

SCHOOLS
Fresno public schools spend $10,767 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.2 students per teacher in Fresno. More Education


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Housing Market in Fresno

It's a good time to buy in Fresno. Home Appreciation is up 7.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Fresno Real Estate or Find top agents in Fresno

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Reviews for Fresno   73 Reviews
Best value for big city in CA - 4/2/2019
I've lived here for 10 years and seen it change for the better. 10 years ago it was known for high crime. Now, if you look at the stats, Fresno IS SAFER than Sacramento,... Read More

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The Uncivilized Wasteland of Dusty Oklahoma People - 3/12/2019
I lived here between End of 2008 to the middle of 2015. I got two degrees from Fresno State. Since then I moved back to the civilized world, but do end up coming to... Read More

Racism, Rednecks, Repression by Evangelicals - 3/7/2019
Awful and Racist. My family has lived in Fresno for over 100 years. The entire Central Valley has a history of the KKK and the signs can be seen in Fresno. And yes, I... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FRESNO, CALIFORNIA
93722, 93727, 93720, 93702, 93726, 93706, 93705, 93711, 93703, 93710, 18 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN FRESNO CA
$266,400
2385 S Justin Ave # 5D0G59
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$266,900
5559 W Lansing Way # KIL130
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$247,900
2385 S Justin Ave # YPIF97
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$275,490
4367 N Brent Ave # VJJNR0
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$189,000
835 W Weldon Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$205,000
8147 N Cedar Ave APT 228
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

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