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Overview

Introduction to Kingsburg, California

Kingsburg, California, in Fresno county, is 19 miles NW of Visalia, California and 20 miles SE of Fresno, California. The city is located in the Fresno metropolitan area. 

Kingsburg History

Kingsburg was originally known as Kings River Switch. It was settled by two Swedish natives in the early 1870s. The present town site was established in 1874. In the same year, the city was renamed Kingsbury. It became Kingsburgh in 1876 and adopted its present spelling in 1894. The city was officially incorporated on May 11, 1908. It adopted the nickname "Little Sweden" in 1921, as 94 percent of the total population of Kingsburg at that time was Swedish-American.

Kingsburg and Nearby Attractions

  • Reedley Museum.
  • Lake Kaweah Recreation Area.
  • Meux Home Museum.
  • Millerton Lake State Recreation Area.
  • Fort Roosevelt Natural Science and History Museum.

Things To Do In Kingsburg

Kingsburg's parks include the Bicentennial Park, Memorial Park and Kingsburg City Park. The Meux Home Museum, the Tulare County Museum, the Fresno Metropolitan Museum and the Discovery Center are all accessible from Kingsburg as well. The Millerton Lake State Recreation Area and the Lake Kaweah Recreation Area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Evangelical Mission Covenant Church, the Kingsburg Buddhist Church and the Church of the Nazarene are all nearby as well.

Kingsburg Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International Airports is the nearest major airport.

Kingsburg Higher Education

Reedley College, Fresno City College and California State University-Fresno are all accessible from Kingsburg.

People

Total Population 11,681
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 4,700
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 50.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,412
% Above Poverty Level 82.1%
% Below Poverty Level 17.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.9%
Median Gross Rent $871
Median House Value $223,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.9%
US/American 1.1%
English 6.5%
Irish 7.6%

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

Kingsburg Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles NW of Visalia, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles SE of Fresno, California
County Fresno
Metro Area Fresno
Standard Zip Codes 93631
Phone Area Codes 559
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.513
Longitude -119.553

Kingsburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station HANFORD 1 S
Distance 14.4 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
Station ORANGE COVE
Distance 15.8 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 LEMOORE REEVES NAS
Distance 25.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 45 to 77 F
Jul Temp 60 to 98 F
Oct Temp 48 to 82 F
Annual Precip 7.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dinuba 23,243 $36,707
Fowler 6,006 $50,573
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/.

Kingsburg Hospitals

KINGSBURG MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
1200 SMITH ST
(559) 897-5841
Emergency Service: Yes

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Kingsburg High Schools

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KINGSBURG HIGH
1900 18TH AVE.
559-897-5156
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 990 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.1

OASIS CONTINUATION HIGH
2311 SIERRA ST.
559-897-3880
A Non-traditional School
Serves 65 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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