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Overview

Introduction to Parlier, California

Parlier, California is 16 miles SE of Fresno, California. It is in Fresno County. The city is part of the Fresno metro area.

Parlier History

I. N. Parlier and his family migrated to the present day Parlier in 1876. In fact, the city derived its name from the French ancestry of this family, DeParlier. The General Store, Post Office and Trading Post of the family became the center of town. The City of Parlier was incorporated in 1921.

Parlier and Nearby Attractions

  • Duncan Water Gardens.
  • Arts Sake Picture Framing.
  • Asian Village.
  • Will Portis Gallery Studio.
  • Lisa's Mane Attraction.

Things To Do In Parlier

The City of Parlier features an array of recreational facilities including hunting, camping, fishing, boating and hiking along the Kings River. There are several other lakes and rivers near the city. The Sierra Nevada mountain range lies within a close proximity. At the Sierra Summit and Millerton Lake you can also enjoy snow and water skiing, depending on the season. The city is also home to a number of parks and golf courts.

Parlier Transportation

The nearest airport is Fresno Yosemite International Airport.

Parlier Higher Education

The nearby college is Reedley College.

People

Total Population 14,870
Male Share of the Population 51.6%
Female Share of the Population 48.4%
Senior Citizens 6.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,217
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 43.2%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,881
% Above Poverty Level 57.7%
% Below Poverty Level 42.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 6.8%
Median Gross Rent $740
Median House Value $113,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 94.3%
US/American 0%
English 0.1%
Irish 0.3%

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

Parlier Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 16 miles SE of Fresno, California
County Fresno
Metro Area Fresno
Standard Zip Codes 93648
Phone Area Codes 559
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.611
Longitude -119.526

Parlier 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 ORANGE COVE
Distance 12.6 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 21.3 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 FRIANT GOVERNMENT CAMP
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 55 F
Apr Temp 44 to 73 F
Jul Temp 61 to 99 F
Oct Temp 50 to 81 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dinuba 23,243 $36,707
Fowler 6,006 $50,573
Kingsburg 11,681 $71,412
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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Parlier High Schools

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PARLIER HIGH
601 THIRD ST.
559-646-3571
A Title I School.
Serves 834 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

SAN JOAQUIN VLLY HIGH (CONT.)
900 NEWMARK AVE.
559-646-2723
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 61 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.3

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