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Overview

Introduction to Fillmore, California

Fillmore, California, in Ventura County, is 11 miles NW of Simi Valley, California (center to center) and 45 miles NW of Los Angeles, California. The city is located in the Ventura metropolitan area. 

Fillmore History

Jerome A. Fillmore who was the General Superintendent of Southern Pacific Railroad founded Fillmore in 1888. In 1889 the area started growing citrus fruits when it planted the first orange grove for commercial interests. The Fillmore Citrus Fruit Association was formed in 1897. The city was incorporated in 1914.

Fillmore and Nearby Attractions

  • Elkins Ranch Golf Course.
  • Fillmore Fish Hatchery.
  • Valley View Plaza.
  • Aqua Image.
  • Simi Valley Boot Camp.

Things To Do In Fillmore

The city of Fillmore has maintained a small town atmosphere about it. This makes it a great place for rest and recreation. There is a golf course which satisfies the golf enthusiast. One can also visit the Fillmore Fish Hatchery and observe the processes first hand. The area also has some good shopping malls.

Fillmore Transportation

The Burbank/Glendale/Pasadena Airport serves the city.

Fillmore Higher Education

Moorpark College offers facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,391
Male Share of the Population48.2%
Female Share of the Population51.8%
Senior Citizens13.1%
Employed Population 16+6,313
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married49.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.5%
Median Earnings25+$29,420
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,475
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,229

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,510
% Above Poverty Level80.8%
% Below Poverty Level19.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone16.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,192
Median House Value$320,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)75.4%
Irish5.4%
German5.1%
English4.1%
Italian1.1%
Portuguese0.9%
Arab0.8%
Syrian0.7%
Russian0.7%
Polish0.6%
Swiss0.6%
Scottish0.5%
Austrian0.4%
French Except Basque0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Lithuanian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Brazilian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Afghan)0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Basque0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Fillmore Almanac

CategoryValue
County Ventura County
Standard Zip Codes93015
P.O. Box Zip Codes93016
Phone Area Codes805
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude34.4
Approximate Longitude-118.83

Fillmore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSANTA PAULA
Distance13.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp46 to 74 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp50 to 78 F
Annual Precip18.4 inches
StationOJAI
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp37 to 68 F
Apr Temp44 to 75 F
Jul Temp56 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 82 F
Annual Precip21.7 inches
StationSANDBERG
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp37 to 49 F
Apr Temp42 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 68 F
Annual Precip12.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Camarillo66,630$102,811
Moorpark35,594$105,074
Santa Paula30,283$57,686
Simi Valley126,126$101,261
Thousand Oaks128,623$120,457
Westlake Village8,443$149,531

Fillmore Public Schools

Fillmore Senior High
555 Central Ave.
ZIP: 93015
High
Total Enrollment 985
Heritage Valley Independent Study
615 Shiells Dr.
ZIP: 93015
Other
Total Enrollment 17
Mountain Vista
918 Fifth St.
ZIP: 93015
Primary
Total Enrollment 595
Sierra High
615 Shiells Dr.
ZIP: 93015
High
Total Enrollment 78
Fillmore Middle
543 A St.
ZIP: 93016
Middle
Total Enrollment 866
Rio Vista Elementary
250 Edgewood St.
ZIP: 93016
Primary
Total Enrollment 446
San Cayetano Elementary
514 Mountain View St.
ZIP: 93016
Primary
Total Enrollment 489

Fillmore Private Schools

Fillmore Christian Academy
461 Central Ave
ZIP: 93015
Elementary
Total Enrollment 66
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