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Overview

Introduction to Sanger, California

Sanger, California, in Fresno County, is 11 miles SE of Clovis, California (center to center) and 12 miles E of Fresno, California. The city is located in the Fresno metropolitan area and has a population of 18,931.

Sanger History

During the late 1800s the city of Sanger was established as a saw mill and shipping point. It is also known as the Nation's Christmas Tree City. The city was incorporated on April 11, 1911.

Sanger and nearby Attractions

  • Sanger Depot Museum
  • Sanger Recreation & Community
  • Greenwood Park
  • Fresno Art Museum

Things To Do In Sanger

Sanger offers several recreational activities including a number of parks, sports facilities and playgrounds. In addition, the city also organizes many festivals like Blossom Days Festival, Sanger Farmer's Market and the Street Fair, as well as the Trek to the Nation's Christmas Tree.

Sanger Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International Airport is nearby.

Sanger Higher Education

The nearest college is California State University, Fresno.

People

Total Population 24,587
Male Share of the Population 47.8%
Female Share of the Population 52.2%
Senior Citizens 11%
Employed Population 16+ 9,504
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.3%
Median Earnings25+ $25,737
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,217
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,329

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,206
% Above Poverty Level 77.8%
% Below Poverty Level 22.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.1%
Median Gross Rent $888
Median House Value $156,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 85.3%
US/American 0.6%
English 2.1%
Irish 2.4%

Sanger Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles SE of Clovis, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 12 miles E of Fresno, California
County Fresno
Metro Area Fresno
Standard Zip Codes 93657
Phone Area Codes 559
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.708
Longitude -119.555

Sanger 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 FRESNO YOSEMITE INTL
Distance 10.4 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
Station ORANGE COVE
Distance 15.5 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 FRIANT GOVERNMENT CAMP
Distance 22.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Sanger, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Centerville (93657)

Minkler (93657)

Tivy Valley (93657)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Clovis 98,815 $74,201
Fowler 5,908 $62,070
Fresno 506,132 $45,554
Parlier 14,750 $30,729
Reedley 24,858 $45,891
Selma 23,808 $44,226
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Sanger High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

SANGER HIGH
1045 BETHAL AVENUE
559-875-7121
A Title I School.
Serves 2,074 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

HALLMARK CHARTER
1905 SEVENTH ST.
559-875-1372
A Charter School.
Serves 541 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 27.1

TAFT HIGH (ALTER.)
1801 SEVENTH ST.
559-875-2197
A Non-traditional School
Serves 93 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

KINGS RIVER HIGH (CONT.)
1801 SEVENTH ST.
559-875-3375
A Non-traditional School
Serves 72 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18

COMMUNITY DAY
818 L ST.
559-875-0709
A Non-traditional School
Serves 39 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

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