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Area Code 559 Summary
Area code 559 is assigned to California
Latitude: 36.640609
Longitude: -119.583246
Population: 1,486,654
Area: 12316.60 sq. miles
Land: 12274.84 sq. miles
Water: 41.76 sq. miles
Population Density: 121.11 people per sq. mile
Elevation: 312.9 feet above sea level
Time Zone: Pacific (GMT -8)
Daylight Savings: Yes
Area Code 559 Zip Codes
Cities with population over 500,000
Fresno (503,594)
   
Cities with population over 100,000
Modesto (245,144)
Visalia (111,841)
  
Cities with population over 50,000
Clovis (80,689)
Hanford (53,201)
Madera (77,675)
Porterville (65,552)
Tulare (56,097)
Towns with population under 50,000
Ahwahnee (1,957)
Alpaugh (1,048)
Armona (2,862)
Auberry (3,455)
Avenal (14,696)
Badger (260)
Bass Lake (604)
Big Creek (258)
Biola (788)
Camp Nelson (186)
Cantua Creek (1,746)
Caruthers (5,434)
Chowchilla (19,383)
Coalinga (18,033)
Coarsegold (9,391)
Corcoran (23,495)
Cutler (5,502)
Del Rey (1,957)
Dinuba (24,205)
Ducor (812)
Dunlap (490)
Exeter (13,321)
Farmersville (8,631)
Firebaugh (9,474)
Fish Camp (63)
Five Points (1,847)
Fowler (5,616)
Friant (1,119)
Helm (148)
Hume (92)
Huron (6,902)
Ivanhoe (4,507)
Kerman (14,047)
Kettleman City (1,793)
Kingsburg (14,077)
Lakeshore (46)
Laton (2,880)
Lemon Cove (274)
Lemoore (30,402)
Lindsay (15,507)
Mendota (9,160)
Miramonte (559)
North Fork (3,360)
O Neals (172)
Oakhurst (8,520)
Onyx (653)
Orange Cove (8,441)
Orosi (9,775)
Parlier (12,581)
Pixley (4,178)
Prather (1,309)
Raisin City (245)
Raymond (971)
Reedley (25,906)
Riverdale (5,725)
San Joaquin (4,311)
Sanger (28,975)
Selma (26,211)
Sequoia National Park (38)
Shaver Lake (637)
Springville (3,527)
Squaw Valley (3,138)
Stratford (1,721)
Strathmore (5,678)
Sultana (287)
Terra Bella (5,864)
Three Rivers (2,313)
Tipton (2,931)
Tollhouse (2,627)
Tranquillity (1,114)
Traver (631)
Wishon (310)
Woodlake (8,852)

Area Code 559 Demographics

Area Code 559 Gender Distribution

Gender Distribution
GenderNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Male749,27650.40 %49.81 %49.04 %
Female737,37849.60 %50.19 %50.96 %
Males / Female1.02-0.990.96
Total Population1,486,654100.00 %--
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Area Code 559 Age Distribution

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Age Distribution
Age GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Under 5 years124,9798.41 %7.34 %6.83 %
5 to 9 years136,6479.19 %8.05 %7.31 %
10 to 14 years131,7548.86 %7.59 %7.30 %
15 to 19 years127,6828.59 %7.24 %7.20 %
20 to 24 years111,4507.50 %7.03 %6.75 %
25 to 34 years210,70814.17 %15.44 %14.17 %
35 to 44 years218,83814.72 %16.19 %16.01 %
45 to 54 years171,50711.54 %12.79 %13.37 %
55 to 59 years58,1513.91 %4.33 %4.79 %
60 to 64 years46,4293.12 %3.39 %3.84 %
65 to 74 years77,8875.24 %5.57 %6.53 %
75 to 84 years52,5753.54 %3.79 %4.38 %
85 years and over18,0471.21 %1.26 %1.50 %
Age StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Median age (years)32.5-36.837.7
18 years and over1,015,32268.30 %72.69 %74.27 %
Male
507,69334.15 %35.80 %35.85 %
Female
507,62934.15 %36.88 %38.42 %
21 years and over942,01163.36 %68.33 %69.92 %
62 years and over175,26111.79 %12.56 %14.65 %
65 years and over148,5099.99 %10.62 %12.42 %
Male
62,7304.22 %4.47 %5.12 %
Female
85,7795.77 %6.15 %7.30 %
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Area Code 559 Racial Profile

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Racial Profile Chart
RaceNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
One race1,414,93395.18 %95.25 %97.55 %
White
848,65657.08 %59.55 %75.21 %
Black or African American
66,7104.49 %6.68 %12.26 %
American Indian and Alaska Native
24,9331.68 %0.98 %0.87 %
Asian
84,7055.70 %10.92 %3.59 %
Asian Indian
10,4280.70 %0.93 %0.59 %
Chinese
6,6400.45 %2.90 %0.85 %
Filipino
12,5000.84 %2.71 %0.65 %
Japanese
7,0910.48 %0.85 %0.28 %
Korean
1,8710.13 %1.02 %0.38 %
Vietnamese
3,1840.21 %1.32 %0.39 %
Other Asian
42,9912.89 %1.19 %0.45 %
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,2740.15 %0.35 %0.14 %
Native Hawaiian
5650.04 %0.06 %0.05 %
Guamanian or Chamorro
3820.03 %0.06 %0.02 %
Samoan
4630.03 %0.11 %0.03 %
Other Pacific Islander
8640.06 %0.11 %0.04 %
Some other race
387,65526.08 %16.78 %5.48 %
Hispanic StatisticsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)656,70944.17 %32.38 %13.70 %
Mexican
567,12138.15 %24.97 %7.24 %
Puerto Rican
3,6980.25 %0.42 %2.46 %
Cuban
8980.06 %0.21 %0.44 %
Other Hispanic or Latino
84,9925.72 %6.78 %3.55 %
Not Hispanic or Latino829,94555.83 %67.62 %86.30 %
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Area Code 559 Social Profile

Area Code 559 School Enrollment

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School Enrollment Chart
School EnrollmentNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school472,796100.00 %--
Nursery school, preschool
21,5084.55 %5.40 %6.47 %
Kindergarten
27,3105.78 %5.47 %5.43 %
Elementary school (grades 1-8)
221,29446.81 %42.94 %43.92 %
High school (grades 9-12)
113,53524.01 %20.95 %21.38 %
College or graduate school
89,14918.86 %25.23 %22.81 %
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Area Code 559 Education Level

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Education Level Chart
Education LevelNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 25 years and over856,185100.00 %--
Less than 9th grade
157,59118.41 %11.49 %7.55 %
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
127,24214.86 %11.72 %12.05 %
High school graduate (includes equivalency)
196,18622.91 %20.13 %28.63 %
High school or higher
571,35266.73 %76.79 %80.40 %
Some college, no degree
190,28322.22 %22.91 %21.05 %
Associate degree
56,7656.63 %7.13 %6.32 %
Bachelor's degree
87,94010.27 %17.09 %15.54 %
Bachelor's degree or higher
128,11814.96 %26.63 %24.40 %
Graduate or professional degree
40,1784.69 %9.53 %8.86 %
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Area Code 559 Ancestry Distribution

Ancestry Distribution
AncestryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total ancestries reported1,430,546100.00 %--
Arab4,1080.29 %0.54 %0.42 %
Czech2,9540.21 %0.33 %0.59 %
Danish8,7830.61 %0.58 %0.50 %
Dutch20,9001.46 %1.17 %1.58 %
English89,4326.25 %7.09 %8.53 %
French (except Basque)25,3591.77 %2.20 %2.90 %
French Canadian3,7460.26 %0.42 %0.85 %
German127,1318.89 %9.37 %14.93 %
Greek2,3910.17 %0.35 %0.40 %
Hungarian1,6070.11 %0.38 %0.49 %
Irish90,7356.34 %7.37 %10.65 %
Italian41,4112.89 %4.08 %5.47 %
Lithuanian6900.05 %0.14 %0.23 %
Norwegian12,3310.86 %1.23 %1.56 %
Polish8,1390.57 %1.38 %3.12 %
Portuguese30,7832.15 %0.93 %0.41 %
Russian5,6510.40 %1.13 %0.92 %
Scotch-Irish14,1800.99 %1.15 %1.50 %
Scottish16,9851.19 %1.52 %1.70 %
Slovak3010.02 %0.07 %0.28 %
Subsaharan African4,8250.34 %0.52 %0.62 %
Swedish16,1031.13 %1.29 %1.39 %
Swiss3,7020.26 %0.32 %0.32 %
Ukrainian1,3210.09 %0.23 %0.31 %
United States or American58,3794.08 %3.21 %7.18 %
Welsh5,6820.40 %0.53 %0.61 %
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)7860.05 %0.18 %0.65 %
Other ancestries832,13158.17 %52.27 %31.89 %
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Area Code 559 Economy

Area Code 559 Employment

GroupNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Population 16 years and over1,066,833100.00 %--
Males 16 years and over
531,46449.82 %49.21 %48.32 %
Females 16 years and over
535,36950.18 %50.79 %51.68 %
In labor force
624,05058.50 %62.43 %63.63 %
Males in labor force
346,92755.59 %54.86 %53.52 %
Females in labor force
277,12344.41 %45.14 %46.48 %
Civilian labor force
620,22858.14 %61.85 %63.10 %
Employed
545,51251.13 %57.51 %59.39 %
Unemployed
74,7167.00 %4.34 %3.71 %
Unemployment level
-11.97 %6.95 %5.84 %
Armed Forces
3,8220.36 %0.58 %0.53 %
Not in labor force
442,78341.50 %37.57 %36.37 %
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Employment Type Chart
Employment TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Private wage and salary workers393,76472.18 %76.48 %78.40 %
Government workers106,43919.51 %14.66 %14.66 %
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business42,5907.81 %8.49 %6.64 %
Unpaid family workers2,7190.50 %0.37 %0.31 %
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Area Code 559 Occupations

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Occupation Chart
OccupationNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Management, professional, and related occupations151,29127.73 %35.97 %33.60 %
Service occupations90,07216.51 %14.77 %14.87 %
Sales and office occupations135,87324.91 %26.76 %26.70 %
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations44,1038.08 %1.34 %0.74 %
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations48,1068.82 %8.42 %9.47 %
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations76,06713.94 %12.74 %14.63 %
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Area Code 559 Employment by Industry

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Industry Chart
IndustryNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining56,05810.28 %1.92 %1.87 %
Construction31,1785.72 %6.22 %6.80 %
Manufacturing49,7009.11 %13.11 %14.09 %
Wholesale trade27,1044.97 %4.05 %3.60 %
Retail trade60,75411.14 %11.15 %11.73 %
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities24,4374.48 %4.68 %5.19 %
Information9,8871.81 %3.92 %3.08 %
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing26,6234.88 %6.91 %6.87 %
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services37,0726.80 %11.63 %9.28 %
Educational, health and social services119,30621.87 %18.51 %19.92 %
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services38,5417.07 %8.18 %7.86 %
Other services (except public administration)27,9385.12 %5.17 %4.88 %
Public administration36,9146.77 %4.54 %4.83 %
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Area Code 559 Income

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Household Income Chart
Household IncomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Households460,262100.00 %11,511,175106,788,273
Less than $10,000
53,46911.62 %8.40 %9.86 %
$10,000 to $14,999
36,4857.93 %5.64 %6.40 %
$15,000 to $24,999
73,80016.03 %11.45 %12.89 %
$25,000 to $34,999
66,22114.39 %11.42 %12.79 %
$35,000 to $49,999
76,79616.69 %15.17 %16.44 %
$50,000 to $74,999
79,21117.21 %19.14 %19.30 %
$75,000 to $99,999
36,3957.91 %11.52 %10.14 %
$100,000 to $149,999
25,1185.46 %10.36 %7.65 %
$150,000 to $199,999
6,1851.34 %3.35 %2.18 %
$200,000 or more
6,5821.43 %3.56 %2.35 %
Median household income (dollars)$34,398.77-$46,766.47$39,349.33
Average household size3.26-2.762.58
Average income per member of household$10,550.15-$16,944.99$15,252.86
Additional Income Reports

Area Code 559 Commute

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Commute Chart
TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Workers 16 years and over536,294100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
396,07773.85 %71.82 %75.65 %
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
91,20317.01 %14.55 %12.23 %
Public transportation (including taxicab)
7,7021.44 %5.07 %4.73 %
Walked
13,1222.45 %2.85 %2.94 %
Other means
10,7122.00 %1.87 %1.20 %
Worked at home
17,4783.26 %3.83 %3.25 %
Mean travel time to work (minutes)25.331 minutes-28.1 minutes26.3 minutes
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Area Code 559 Housing

Area Code 559 Occupancy

Housing OccupancyNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units493,614100.00 %12,211,276117,282,697
Occupied housing units
460,05793.20 %94.19 %91.00 %
Owner-occupied housing units
268,41054.38 %53.60 %60.30 %
Renter-occupied housing units
191,64738.83 %40.59 %30.70 %
Vacant housing units
33,5576.80 %5.81 %9.00 %
For seasonal or occasional use
7,5271.52 %1.92 %3.06 %
Homeowner vacancy rate3.49 %-2.24 %2.21 %
Rental vacancy rate5.68 %-5.30 %7.86 %
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3.13-2.752.62
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3.41-2.772.45
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Area Code 559 Structures

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Structures Chart
Structure TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units493,433100.00 %--
1-unit, detached
336,72368.24 %56.35 %60.37 %
1-unit, attached
19,9084.03 %7.63 %5.68 %
2 units
12,6472.56 %2.68 %4.29 %
3 or 4 units
27,7815.63 %5.71 %4.72 %
5 to 9 units
19,2323.90 %5.92 %4.66 %
10 to 19 units
10,6722.16 %5.07 %3.99 %
20 or more units
36,7437.45 %11.98 %8.59 %
Mobile home
28,4795.77 %4.40 %7.49 %
Boat, RV, van, etc.
1,2480.25 %0.26 %0.22 %
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Area Code 559 Rooms

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Rooms Chart
Rooms per residence unitNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Total housing units493,433100.00 %--
1 room
11,2692.28 %5.01 %2.21 %
2 rooms
36,5537.41 %9.38 %4.88 %
3 rooms
62,33112.63 %13.85 %10.06 %
4 rooms
79,53516.12 %15.75 %15.95 %
5 rooms
115,12723.33 %18.95 %20.92 %
6 rooms
100,00920.27 %16.51 %18.39 %
7 rooms
49,1669.96 %10.33 %11.98 %
8 rooms
23,2774.72 %5.93 %7.99 %
9 or more rooms
16,1663.28 %4.31 %7.63 %
Median (rooms)4.8-4.85.5
Occupants per roomNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Occupied housing units459,946100.00 %--
1.00 or less
382,55383.17 %79.87 %85.63 %
1.01 to 1.50
34,2087.44 %5.73 %2.83 %
1.51 or more
43,1859.39 %8.58 %2.54 %
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Area Code 559 Household Heating

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Household Heating Pie Chart
Household heating fuel typeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Utility gas278,02456.34 %66.45 %46.07 %
Bottled, tank, or LP gas40,5598.22 %3.56 %5.96 %
Electricity122,18724.76 %20.52 %27.62 %
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.4380.09 %0.30 %8.06 %
Coal or coke430.01 %0.01 %0.12 %
Wood14,8303.01 %1.67 %1.51 %
Solar energy1450.03 %0.11 %0.05 %
Other fuel2,1010.43 %0.23 %0.35 %
No fuel used1,6190.33 %1.35 %1.25 %
Additional Household Heating Reports

Area Code 559 Property Value

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Property Pie Chart
Property TypeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified owner-occupied units230,472100.00 %--
Less than $50,000
7,9053.43 %1.52 %10.14 %
$50,000 to $99,999
99,58743.21 %10.08 %30.62 %
$100,000 to $149,999
70,62830.64 %16.91 %23.60 %
$150,000 to $199,999
28,36012.31 %18.58 %14.50 %
$200,000 to $299,999
16,7867.28 %22.33 %11.81 %
$300,000 to $499,999
5,6172.44 %19.08 %6.42 %
$500,000 to $999,999
1,2180.53 %9.16 %2.34 %
$1,000,000 or more
3710.16 %2.33 %0.56 %
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Area Code 559 Mortgage Status

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Mortgage Payment Pie Chart
Mortgage paymentsNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
With a mortgage175,46476.13 %79.01 %69.56 %
Less than $300
1,3090.57 %0.25 %0.50 %
$300 to $499
7,5843.29 %1.80 %3.97 %
$500 to $699
21,6119.38 %4.04 %8.97 %
$700 to $999
56,06624.33 %10.80 %17.28 %
$1,000 to $1,499
59,98826.03 %23.65 %20.91 %
$1,500 to $1,999
19,3368.39 %18.16 %9.93 %
$2,000 or more
9,5704.15 %20.30 %7.99 %
Not mortgaged55,00823.87 %20.99 %30.44 %
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Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Mortgage payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent68,46929.71 %28.03 %36.58 %
15 to 19 percent37,23116.15 %14.57 %17.40 %
20 to 24 percent32,63814.16 %14.10 %13.85 %
25 to 29 percent25,11410.90 %11.29 %9.40 %
30 to 34 percent17,8307.74 %8.02 %6.01 %
35 percent or more47,31020.53 %23.22 %15.91 %
Not computed1,8800.82 %0.76 %0.85 %
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Area Code 559 Rent Status

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Rent Payment Pie Chart
Rent payment amountNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Specified renter-occupied units186,516100.00 %100.00 %100.00 %
Less than $200
6,1593.30 %2.20 %5.40 %
$200 to $299
9,8465.28 %2.65 %5.26 %
$300 to $499
57,81831.00 %12.59 %22.00 %
$500 to $749
69,69637.37 %31.33 %33.46 %
$750 to $999
24,68913.24 %23.59 %17.03 %
$1,000 to $1,499
7,1943.86 %17.68 %8.60 %
$1,500 or more
1,2220.66 %6.84 %2.89 %
No cash rent
9,8925.30 %3.11 %5.35 %
Median (dollars)49,07226.31 %24.35 %44.00 %
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Rent Payment as Percentage of Income Pie Chart
Rent payment as a percentage of incomeNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
Less than 15 percent27,38714.68 %14.61 %18.07 %
15 to 19 percent24,26913.01 %13.58 %14.26 %
20 to 24 percent22,05511.82 %13.11 %12.73 %
25 to 29 percent19,08010.23 %11.01 %10.37 %
30 to 34 percent14,7177.89 %8.16 %7.32 %
35 percent or more64,99434.85 %34.09 %29.47 %
Not computed14,0147.51 %5.43 %7.77 %

Area Code 559 Vehicle Usage

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Vehicle Usage Pie Chart
Vehicles per householdNumberPercentCalifornia Avg.National Avg.
None47,9459.72 %8.94 %9.57 %
1160,01332.43 %32.16 %31.22 %
2173,39035.14 %35.56 %34.76 %
3 or more78,59815.93 %17.54 %15.45 %
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