Fresno, California 

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Population

519,037

+7.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.5%

Median Income

$41,455

Median Home Price

$247,600

Best Places to Live in Fresno, California

Mid-sized city - Central California, center of San Joaquin Valley along State Route 99. October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Fresno, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Winter climate
Nearby national parks
Some college-town amenities
Cons
Summer heat
High unemployment
Unattractive sprawl
 $639,000 
8845 Ione Ave N
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2815 SqFt
 $65,000 
1020 Waterman Ave
Bed 0 | Bath 0 | N/A SqFt
 $280,000 
6688 Fresno St N
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1837 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.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
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 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fresno jobs have increased by 2.0%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fresno's cost of living is 2.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fresno's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, May and April are the most pleasant months in Fresno, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

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 7.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 21.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fresno is $247,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.4%. Check out the homes in the area

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

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Reviews for Fresno   75 Reviews
Wake up folks. Socialism is not the answer. - 9/17/2020
Watching this city change over the years and it is getting worse. Seems like more and more people support Black Lives Matter without realizing that BLM praised Nicolas... Read More

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Why would anyone move to Fresno Ca. - 5/1/2020
Fresno is worse than some 3rd world countries. If you like bad roads, poor police response, homeless people, and graffiti then by all means move to Fresno. We boast of... Read More
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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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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
$639,000
8845 Ione Ave N
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$65,000
1020 Waterman Ave
Bed 0 | Bath 0

$280,000
6688 Fresno St N
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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5897 Dayton Ave W
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$182,500
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Bed 2 | Bath 2

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