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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.

People

Total Population 15,296
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 11.5%
Employed Population 16+ 6,057
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 48.9%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,330
% Above Poverty Level 75.8%
% Below Poverty Level 24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 15%
Median Gross Rent $1,123
Median House Value $306,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78.1%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 4.2%

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

Fillmore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Simi Valley, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 45 miles NW of Los Angeles, California
County Ventura
Standard Zip Codes 93015
P.O. Box Zip Codes 93016
Phone Area Codes 805
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.399
Longitude -118.917

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)

Station SANTA PAULA
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 68 F
Apr Temp 46 to 74 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Station OJAI
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 68 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 56 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 82 F
Annual Precip 21.7 inches
Station SANDBERG
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 49 F
Apr Temp 42 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 51 to 68 F
Annual Precip 12.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Camarillo 66,445 $102,975
Moorpark 35,339 $103,981
Santa Paula 30,246 $58,698
Simi Valley 126,103 $98,510
Thousand Oaks 128,565 $117,491
Westlake Village 8,471 $142,383

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

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FILLMORE SENIOR HIGH
555 CENTRAL AVE.
805-524-6100
A Title I School.
Serves 1,091 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 23.2

FILLMORE COMMUNITY HIGH (CONT.)
532 A ST.
805-524-6077
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 40 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

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