Introduction to Dinuba, California

Dinuba, California, in Tulare county, is 15 miles N of Visalia, California (center to center) and 25 miles SE of Fresno, California. The city is conveniently located inside the Visalia - Tulare - Porterville metropolitan area. 

Dinuba History

Dinuba was first named Sibleyville after James Sibley, an engineer. During the late 1800s, Sibleyville was built around a railroad depot of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Sibley and W.D. Tuxbury, both famous landowners of the area, devoted over 240 acres for the development of the new town. Trains began to run on February 27, 1888. Dinuba was finally incorporated in the year 1906.

Dinuba and nearby Attractions

  • Alta District Museum.
  • Dinuba Recreational Park.
  • Reedley Museum.
  • Ledbetter Park.
  • Watsons Antique Farm Museum.
  • Sanger Depot Museum.

Things To Do In Dinuba

The city is full of various museums which are great places to visit during leisure time. The museums speak volumes about the history and culture of the city. There are also many recreational parks in the city which organize various events for adults as well as kids. For food lovers, the city offers many good restaurants and cafes.

Dinuba Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International is the nearest major airport that serves the city.

Dinuba Higher Education

The city is served by Reedley College.


Total Population 23,243
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 8,432
Age of the Population 27


% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 7.4%
Median Earnings25+ $20,702
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,225
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,443


Median Family Income $36,707
% Above Poverty Level 71.4%
% Below Poverty Level 28.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 0.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 11.6%
Median Gross Rent $827
Median House Value $149,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 86.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 1.1%
Irish 1.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dinuba Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 15 miles N of Visalia, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 25 miles SE of Fresno, California
County Tulare
Metro Area Visalia - Tulare - Porterville
Standard Zip Codes 93618
Phone Area Codes 559
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.543
Longitude -119.386

Dinuba Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 46 to 76 F
Jul Temp 62 to 99 F
Oct Temp 49 to 82 F
Annual Precip 12.2 inches
Station HANFORD 1 S
Distance 20.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 63 to 96 F
Oct Temp 49 to 80 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 66 to 97 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 11.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Kingsburg 11,681 $71,412
Orange Cove 9,565 $25,030
Parlier 14,870 $29,881
Reedley 25,092 $43,818
Sanger 24,700 $49,903
Selma 24,017 $45,414

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Dinuba High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

340 E. KERN ST.
A Title I School.
Serves 1,475 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

8470 AVENUE 406
Serves 116 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 145

8470 AVE. 406
A Non-traditional School
A Title I School.
Serves 85 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.9

A Non-traditional School
Serves 73 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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