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Overview

Introduction to Huron, California

Huron, California, in Fresno county, is 41 miles SW of Fresno, California. The city is conveniently located inside the Fresno metropolitan area. 

Huron History

The community now known as Huron was officially incorporated in 1951. The area was named after local Italian tribes. Fresno county was created from parts of Merced, Mariposa and Tulare Counties. It was discovered by Spaniards while they were searching for suitable mission sites. It became the property of the USA after the Mexican War.

Huron and Nearby Attractions

  • Fort Roosevelt Natural Science and History Museum.
  • Los Gatos Creek County Park.
  • Fresno Metropolitan Museum.
  • Kern National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum.
  • Pixley National Wildlife Refuge.

Things To Do In Huron

Local golfers can enjoy a round at the Lemoore Municipal Golf Course and the Lonesome Dove Golf Course. Local parks include the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge, the Los Gatos Creek County Park and the Kern National Wildlife Refuge. The Sarah A. Mooney Memorial Museum, the R.C. Baker Memorial Museum and the Fort Roosevelt Natural Science and History Museum are all accessible from Huron as well.

Huron Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the closest major airport.

Huron Higher Education

West Hills Community College, Cuesta College and Fresno City College are all nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,821
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens7.1%
Employed Population 16+2,375
Age of the Population26

Families

% of people married41.4%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher1.5%
Median Earnings25+$17,306
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,057
Median Earnings With High School Degree$12,083

Wealth

Median Family Income$26,324
% Above Poverty Level61%
% Below Poverty Level39%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.4%
% Using Public Transportation4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone9.7%
Median Gross Rent$663
Median House Value$119,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)94.2%
Arab1.5%
English0.1%
Irish0.1%
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Huron Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fresno County
Standard Zip Codes93234
Phone Area Codes559
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude36.2
Approximate Longitude-120.09

Huron Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFIVE POINTS 5 SSW
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp39 to 55 F
Apr Temp47 to 76 F
Jul Temp63 to 96 F
Oct Temp51 to 80 F
Annual Precip7.4 inches
StationLEMOORE REEVES NAS
Distance12.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 56 F
Apr Temp45 to 77 F
Jul Temp60 to 98 F
Oct Temp48 to 82 F
Annual Precip7.8 inches
StationMADERA
Distance51.8 miles
Jan Temp37 to 54 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp63 to 97 F
Oct Temp49 to 80 F
Annual Precip11.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Avenal13,590$35,125
Coalinga16,609$55,817
Lemoore25,169$53,522

Huron Public Schools

Chesnut High (continuation)
16673 Palmer
ZIP: 93234
High
Total Enrollment 19
Huron Elementary
36131 N St.
ZIP: 93234
Primary
Total Enrollment 854
Huron Middle
16875 Fourth St.
ZIP: 93234
Middle
Total Enrollment 354
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