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Overview

Introduction to Kerman, California

Kerman, California, in Fresno county, is 16 miles W of Fresno, California. The city is in the Fresno area. 

Kerman History

A rail line was built by the Southern Pacific Railroad Company in 1891 connecting Tracy and Fresno. The area was originally known as Collis. The name Kerman was formed by combining the first three letters of William G. Kerckoff and Jacob Mansar's names. Kercoff and Mansar were local capitalists. Kerman was incorporated as a city in 1946.

Kerman and Nearby Attractions

  • Madera County Historical Museum.
  • Fresno Art Museum.
  • Colonel Allensworth State Historic Park.
  • Los Gatos Creek County Park.
  • Merced National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Meux Home Museum.

Things To Do In Kerman

Local parks include Wootten Park, Millerton Lake State Recreation Area and the Millerton Lake State Recreation Area. The Madera County Historical Museum, the Fresno Art Museum and the Fresno Metropolitan Museum are all accessible from Kerman as well. Local shopping centers include the Kerman Shopping Center, the Kerman Plaza Shopping Center and the Valley Shopping Center.

Kerman Transportation

Fresno Yosemite International is the nearest major airport.

Kerman Higher Education

Fresno City College, California State University-Fresno and West Hills Community College are some of the local colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,424
Male Share of the Population48.8%
Female Share of the Population51.2%
Senior Citizens9.7%
Employed Population 16+5,325
Age of the Population28

Families

% of people married48.2%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.2%
Median Earnings25+$24,427
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,065
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,539

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,601
% Above Poverty Level75.1%
% Below Poverty Level24.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone16.8%
Median Gross Rent$793
Median House Value$191,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)84.1%
Irish1.8%
English1.5%
German1.3%
Italian0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
US/American0.4%
Arab0.4%
Russian0.4%
Egyptian0.3%
Iranian0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Polish0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
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Kerman Almanac

CategoryValue
County Fresno County
Standard Zip Codes93630
Phone Area Codes559
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude36.71
Approximate Longitude-120.15

Kerman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMADERA
Distance15.7 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
StationFIVE POINTS 5 SSW
Distance25.2 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
StationFRIANT GOVERNMENT CAMP
Distance26.9 miles
Jan Temp38 to 55 F
Apr Temp44 to 73 F
Jul Temp61 to 99 F
Oct Temp50 to 81 F
Annual Precip14.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Clovis102,148$76,329
Fowler6,083$48,279
Fresno513,807$46,813
Madera63,398$41,464
Mendota11,394$24,990
San Joaquin4,011$23,184

Kerman Public Schools

Enterprise High
15405 Sunset Ave.
ZIP: 93630
High
Total Enrollment 64
Goldenrod Elementary
445 S. Goldenrod Ave.
ZIP: 93630
Primary
Total Enrollment 929
Kerman High
205 S. First St.
ZIP: 93630
High
Total Enrollment 1313
Kerman Middle
601 S. First St.
ZIP: 93630
Middle
Total Enrollment 733
Kerman-floyd Elementary
14655 W. F St.
ZIP: 93630
Primary
Total Enrollment 691
Liberty Elementary
16001 E St.
ZIP: 93630
Primary
Total Enrollment 677
Sun Empire Elementary
2649 N. Modoc Ave.
ZIP: 93630
Primary
Total Enrollment 588

Kerman Private Schools

Central Valley Christian Molokan School
16201 W Olive Ave
ZIP: 93630
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Kerman Christian School
15495 W Whitesbridge Ave
ZIP: 93630
Elementary
Total Enrollment 51
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