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Fresno
  • City in California

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade C+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B+

editorial

Fresno is a city in California with a population of 525,010. Fresno is in Fresno County. Living in Fresno offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fresno there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Fresno and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Fresno are above average.

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About Fresno...
Population
525,010

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$242,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,005
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    53%
  • Own
    47%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    346.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    170.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    554.5
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,345.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    444.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    23%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    23%
    national  12%

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