Fresnolandia is the newest fun blog dedicated to all things Fresno.  Most people don’t know this but Fresno is the fifth largest metropolitan area in the great state of California.  We’re all about local business and services and we strive to be a resource for resident and visitor alike.  Thanks for stopping by and don’t forget to bookmark us and check back regularly as we update the site 5 to 6 times each and every week.  Here are some statistics, demographics, and fun facts about Fresno, California:

Population statistics
As of July 1, 2017 our city population was 527,438
As of April 1, 2010 our city population was 497,069
That was a population percentage increase of 6.1%

Age and sex statistics
Persons under 5 years of age:  8.7%
Persons under 18 years of age:  29.1%
Persons 65 years of age and older:  10.4%
Female persons:  51%

Housing
Owner-occupied housing rate 2013-2017:  46.9%
Median value of these owner-occupied units:  $206,800
Median gross rent 2013-2017:  $931

Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer 2013-2017:  85.7%
Households with broadband internet 2013-2017:  75.6%

Education
High school graduate or higher, persons over 25, 2013-2017:  76.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, persons over 25, 2013-2017:  20.8%

Economy
Civilian labor force of population over 16, 2013-2017:  61.5%
Female civilian labor force of population over 16, 2013-2017:  56.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales 2012 ($1000):  841,297
Total health care and social assistance receipts/avenue 2012 ($1000):  4,486,734
Total manufacturer shipments 2012 ($1000):  4,367,746
Total merchant wholesaler sales 2012 ($1000):  5,459,791
Total retail sales 2012 ($1000):  5,960,155
Total retail sales per capita 2012:  $11,782

Source:  U.S. Census Bureau – Fresno City