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Overview

Introduction to Lemoore, California

Lemoore, California, in Kings County, is 27 miles W of Visalia, California (center to center) and 30 miles S of Fresno, California

Lemoore History

The earliest modern inhabitant of this area was Dr. Lovern Lee Moore, a man of great vision who brought together the scattered farm families of the area to function as a group. He helped to develop community and business in this area and he was also instrumental in establishing the areas first post office in 1873, which was named after him. The area was incorporated as a city in 1900.

Lemoore and Nearby Attractions

  • Hanford Carnegie Museum.
  • Lemoore Heritage Park.
  • Fort Roosevelt Science Center.
  • Veterans Memorial Building.
  • Lemoore Rotary Youth Plaza.

Things To Do In Lemoore

The Lemoore Parks and Recreation Department organizes several recreational programs. There are annual events like the St. Paddy's Day Walk, the Fourth of July Celebration and the Easter Egg Hunt among others. The department also organizes sporting events like the Teen Center Golf Tournament and the Lemoore Aquajets Swim Team.

Lemoore Transportation

The Fresno Yosemite International Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Lemoore Higher Education

The College of the Sequoias serves the area.

People

Total Population 24,974
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 7.4%
Employed Population 16+ 11,498
Age of the Population 28

Families

% of people married 45.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.4%
Median Earnings25+ $35,257
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $23,429
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,953

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,991
% Above Poverty Level 84.4%
% Below Poverty Level 15.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.4%
Median Gross Rent $862
Median House Value $185,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.6%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 6.1%

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

Lemoore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Visalia, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles S of Fresno, California
County Kings
Standard Zip Codes 93245
Company Zip Codes 93246
Phone Area Codes 559
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.3
Longitude -119.781

Lemoore 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 HANFORD 1 S
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 63 to 96 F
Oct Temp 49 to 80 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
Station LEMOORE REEVES NAS
Distance 9.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 56 F
Apr Temp 45 to 77 F
Jul Temp 60 to 98 F
Oct Temp 48 to 82 F
Annual Precip 7.8 inches
Station ORANGE COVE
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 46 to 76 F
Jul Temp 62 to 99 F
Oct Temp 49 to 82 F
Annual Precip 12.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Lemoore, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lemoore Nas (93245)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Corcoran 23,216 $32,888
Fowler 6,006 $50,573
Hanford 54,790 $59,635
Huron 6,792 $27,353
Kingsburg 11,681 $71,412
Selma 24,017 $45,414

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

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  • 497 undergrads with an avg. class size of 20, for strong educational experiences
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Lemoore High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

LEMOORE HIGH
101 E. BUSH ST.
559-924-6600
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 1,970 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.9

JAMISON (DONALD C.) HIGH (CONT.)
351 E. BUSH ST.
559-924-6620
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 108 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

YOKUTS HIGH (CONT.)
17225 JERSEY AVE.
559-924-6620
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 11 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11

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