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Overview

Introduction to Fullerton, California

Founded in 1887, Fullerton is a city in Southern California in northern Orange County. Fullerton is approximately 30 minutes southeast of Los Angeles and 10 minutes north of Anaheim.

Fullerton has a dry climate, with warm summers that have average daily temperatures in the 80s. Winter temperatures average in the 60s and 70s.

Fullerton Arts, Culture, and Entertainment

Residents of Fullerton have easy access to all of the entertainment offerings of nearby Anaheim and Los Angeles. Some of the more notable attractions in and near Fullerton include:

  • The Brea Dam Recreational Area.
  • Disneyland.
  • Knott's Berry Farm.
  • The Muckenthaler Cultural Center.
  • The Fullerton Arboretum.
  • The Fullerton Civic Light Opera.
  • The Fullerton Museum Center.

Fullerton is home to an independent minor league baseball team, the Fullerton Flyers, who play in the Golden Baseball League. Close proximity to Anaheim and Los Angeles also offers access to the following professional sports teams:

  • The Arena Football League's (AFL) Los Angeles Avengers.
  • Major League Baseball's (MLB) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
  • Minor League Baseball's (MiLB) Lake Elsinore Storm who play forty-five minutes southeast in Lake Elsinore, California. The Storm are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the San Diego Padres.
  • Major League Soccer's (MLS) Club Deportivo Chivas USA and the Los Angeles Galaxy.
  • The National Basketball Association's (NBA) Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers.
  • The National Hockey League's (NHL) Anaheim Might Ducks and Los Angeles Kings.
  • The United Soccer League's (USL) Premier Development League Los Angeles Storm, Orange County Blue Star, and Southern California Seahorses.
  • The WNBA's Los Angeles Sparks.

Demographics

People

Total Population139,491
Male Share of the Population49.3%
Female Share of the Population50.7%
Senior Citizens12.4%
Employed Population 16+65,741
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married46.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher39.5%
Median Earnings25+$39,494
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,008
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,604

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,673
% Above Poverty Level84.7%
% Below Poverty Level15.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation2.8%

Housing

People Living Alone20.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,397
Median House Value$551,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)62.9%
German8.6%
Irish5.7%
English5.7%
Italian3.7%
Scottish1.7%
French Except Basque1.4%
Swedish1.1%
Polish1.1%
Norwegian0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Arab0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Iranian0.5%
Russian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Romanian0.3%
African0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Greek0.3%
Czech0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Egyptian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Belizean0.1%
West Indian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
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Fullerton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Orange County
Standard Zip Codes92831, 92832, 92833, 92835
P.O. Box Zip Codes92834, 92836, 92837, 92838
Phone Area Codes714,657
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude33.87
Approximate Longitude-117.89

Fullerton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationANAHEIM
Distance4.3 miles
Jan Temp45 to 69 F
Apr Temp51 to 73 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp56 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.2 inches
StationTUSTIN IRVINE RANCH
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp41 to 68 F
Apr Temp48 to 73 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp53 to 79 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches
StationSAN GABRIEL FIRE DEPT
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp43 to 70 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp62 to 89 F
Oct Temp55 to 83 F
Annual Precip18.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Anaheim346,776$65,710
Brea41,351$104,976
Buena Park82,771$74,706
La Habra61,660$71,911
La Habra Heights5,406$113,438
Placentia52,168$88,562

Fullerton Public Libraries

Fullerton Public Library
353 W. COMMONWEALTH AVE.
Fullerton, California
(714) 738-6380

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Fullerton Hospitals

St. Jude Medical Center
(Non-profit)
101 East Valencia Mesa Drive

Fullerton Public Schools

Acacia Elementary
1200 N. Acacia Ave.
ZIP: 92831
Primary
Total Enrollment 723
Commonwealth Elementary
2200 E. Commonwealth Ave.
ZIP: 92831
Primary
Total Enrollment 425
La Sierra High (alternative)
951 N. State College Blvd.
ZIP: 92831
High
Total Enrollment 587
La Vista High (continuation)
909 N. State College Blvd.
ZIP: 92831
High
Total Enrollment 513
Ladera Vista Junior High
1700 E. Wilshire Dr.
ZIP: 92831
Middle
Total Enrollment 823
Orange County Conservation Corps Charter
1548 E. Walnut Ave.
ZIP: 92831
High
Total Enrollment 139
Raymond Elementary
517 N. Raymond Ave.
ZIP: 92831
Primary
Total Enrollment 490
Topaz Elementary
3232 Topaz Ln.
ZIP: 92831
Primary
Total Enrollment 568
Troy High
2200 E. Dorothy Ln.
ZIP: 92831
High
Total Enrollment 2764
Fullerton Union High
201 E. Chapman Ave.
ZIP: 92832
High
Total Enrollment 2155
Golden Hill Elementary
732 Barris Dr.
ZIP: 92832
Primary
Total Enrollment 753
Maple Elementary
244 E. Valencia Dr.
ZIP: 92832
Primary
Total Enrollment 386
Richman Elementary
700 S. Richman Ave.
ZIP: 92832
Primary
Total Enrollment 781
Woodcrest Elementary
455 W. Baker Ave.
ZIP: 92832
Primary
Total Enrollment 434
D. Russell Parks Junior High
1710 Rosecrans Ave.
ZIP: 92833
Middle
Total Enrollment 1050
Fern Drive Elementary
1400 W. Fern Dr.
ZIP: 92833
Primary
Total Enrollment 616
Nicolas Junior High
1100 W. Olive Ave.
ZIP: 92833
Middle
Total Enrollment 738
Orangethorpe Elementary
1400 S. Brookhurst Rd.
ZIP: 92833
Primary
Total Enrollment 708
Pacific Drive Elementary
1501 W. Valencia Dr.
ZIP: 92833
Primary
Total Enrollment 611
Robert C. Fisler Elementary
1350 Starbuck St.
ZIP: 92833
Primary
Total Enrollment 900
Sunny Hills High
1801 Warburton Way
ZIP: 92833
High
Total Enrollment 2264
Sunset Lane Elementary
2030 Sunset Ln.
ZIP: 92833
Primary
Total Enrollment 793
Valencia Park Elementary
3441 W. Valencia Dr.
ZIP: 92833
Primary
Total Enrollment 665
Beechwood Elementary
780 Beechwood Ave.
ZIP: 92835
Primary
Total Enrollment 852
Hermosa Drive Elementary
400 E. Hermosa Dr.
ZIP: 92835
Primary
Total Enrollment 508
Laguna Road Elementary
300 W. Laguna Rd.
ZIP: 92835
Primary
Total Enrollment 674
Rolling Hills Elementary
1460 E. Rolling Hills Dr.
ZIP: 92835
Primary
Total Enrollment 745

Fullerton Private Schools

Eastside Christian Schools
2505 Yorba Linda Blvd
ZIP: 92831
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 238
Rosary High School
1340 N Acacia Ave
ZIP: 92831
Secondary
Total Enrollment 576
St Juliana Falconieri School
1320 N Acacia Ave
ZIP: 92831
Elementary
Total Enrollment 290
Temple Beth Tikvah Early Childhood Learning Center
1600 N Acacia Ave
ZIP: 92831
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
Berkeley School
306 N Pomona Ave
ZIP: 92832
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
Florence Crittenton School
115 E Wilshire Ave
ZIP: 92832
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 64
Annunciation Catholic School
215 S Pine Dr
ZIP: 92833
Elementary
Total Enrollment 117
Arborland Montessori & Education Center
2121 Hughes Dr
ZIP: 92833
Elementary
Total Enrollment 73
Arborland Montessori Children's Academy
1700 W Valencia Dr
ZIP: 92833
Elementary
Total Enrollment 66
Kids Adventure Learning Center
1834 W Valencia Dr
ZIP: 92833
Elementary
Total Enrollment 2
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