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City of Fowler

  •   State: 
    Fresno County
      County FIPS: 
    36°38′N 119°41′W
      Area total: 
    2.53 sq mi (6.56 km²)
      Area land: 
    2.53 sq mi (6.56 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    308 ft (94 m)
    Incorporated June 15, 1908
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fresno, CA
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Fowler, Fresno County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    2,681.67 residents per square mile of area (1,035.43/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Fowler is a city in Fresno County, California, United States. It is located 11 miles (18 km) southeast of downtown Fresno, at an elevation of 308 feet (94 m) The population was 5,570 at the 2010 census. The community was named for rancher Thomas Fowler, an early 1870s California state senator. In 1920, Armenians comprised 65% of the population of Fowler, with 1,000 Armenian residents out of a total population of 1,528. The city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), all of it land. It has a strong agricultural community, with lush grape vineyards and expansive farmland. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the city's population will reach 5,500 by the end of the year, up from 5,000 at the start of the decade. The population is expected to rise to 5,700 by the year 2020. The 2010 U.N. World Population Estimates estimate the city will reach 6,000 by 2020, an increase of 1.2% from the previous estimate. The estimate is based on the 2010 U,N. world population estimates of 6,500. The estimated population of the city by year 2020 will be 5,600, up 1.3% from last year. The projected population of that year will be 6,400, up 0.2%. The population of this year will reach 7,000, up 2.1% from previous year.


Fowler was incorporated June 15, 1908. The community was named for rancher Thomas Fowler, an early 1870s California state senator. The first post office opened in 1882. The town is located on the banks of the San Joaquin River, which flows into the San Francisco Bay Area. It was named after Fowler, a rancher who lived in the area in the 1870s and 1880s. It is now home to Fowler High School, which was founded in 1881. The school is located in the town of Fowler, California, which is on the San Fernando River, about 30 miles north of San Francisco. It has a junior high and senior high school, which were established in 1883 and 1884. It also has a high school and a middle school, both of which were built in the 1880s and 1890s. The post office was opened on September 1, 1882, and closed on December 31, 1894. It reopened again on December 1, 1908, and was incorporated in 1908. It now has a post office and a library, as well as a community center and a park. The city's name is Fowler, after Fowler County in California, where the community was once located.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km²), all of it land. The city is located on the Ohio River, which runs through the center of the city. It is the only city in the state to have a population of more than 1,000 people. The population of the town was 1,071 at the 2010 census. The town has a history dating back to the 18th century. It was the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1881. It has been the scene of numerous battles between Native Americans and white settlers since the mid-1800s, including several battles in the 1800s and early 1900s.


The 2010 United States Census reported that Fowler had a population of 5,570. The racial makeup of Fowler was 2,634 (47.3%) White, 104 (1.9%) African American, 136 (2.4%) Native American, 610 (11.0%) Asian, 8 (0.1%) Pacific Islander, 1,800 (32.3) from other races, and 278 (5.0) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3,687 persons (66.2%). There were 1,842 housing units at an average density of 727.7 per square mile (281.0/km²), of which 1,723 were occupied. 3,651 people (65.5% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1, 872 people (33.6%) lived in rental housing units. In 1920, Armenians comprised 65% of Fowler, with 1,000 Armenian residents out of a total population of 1,528. The median age of the Fowler population was 31.6 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.5 males. For every100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.6 males. The average household size was 3.21. There are 1,328 families (77.1% of all households); the average family size is 3.68. The population was spread out with 1.662 people (29.8%) under the age of 18, 591 people (10.6) aged 18 to 24, 1.558 people (28.0%), 1,203 people (21.6!) aged 45 to 64, and 556 people (10.0!) aged 65 or older.

Notable natives and residents

Ernest A. Bedrosian, founder of the Raisin Bargaining Association (RBA), 1967. The RBA's bargaining power was instrumental in increasing raisin grower returns from $180/ton to a recent record of $1,900/ton.Jerry Dyer, Mayor of Fresno. Richard Hagopian, American Oriental-style oud player and traditional Armenian musician.Victor Davis Hanson, classicist, historian, and political writer.Douglas Jamgochian, professional dancer who has worked on both stage and screen. Herman A. Lawson, highly decorated U.S. Army Air Force/U.S Air Force officer, combat fighter pilot, and combat flight instructor with the 332nd Fighter Group's 99th Pursuit Squadron, best known as the Tuskegee Airmen or "Red Tails" He was one of 1,007 documented Tuskegees Pilots. The city of Fresno is home to the California Academy of Sciences, Fresno State University, and the University of California, San Francisco. The Fresno Unified School District is the largest district in the state, with more than 2,000 students. The school district has a population of more than 8,000. It is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The town is located on the eastern edge of the San Francisco Bay Area, near the California-Nevada border. It was the site of the Battle of the Alamo, which took place in 1858.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Fowler, Fresno County, California = 1. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 22. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 12. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Fowler = 5.3 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 1,219 individuals with a median age of 30.4 age the population grows by 31.11% in Fowler, Fresno County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 2,681.67 residents per square mile of area (1,035.43/km²). There are average 3.28 people per household in the 1,572 households with an average household income of $46,911 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 15.80% of the available work force and has dropped -1.02% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 22.16%. The number of physicians in Fowler per 100,000 population = 162.1.


The annual rainfall in Fowler = 10.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.1 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 45. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 264. 98 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 37.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 54, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Fowler, Fresno County, California which are owned by the occupant = 56.32%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 27 years with median home cost = $157,410 and home appreciation of -12.96%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $9.53 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,532 per student. There are 20.5 students for each teacher in the school, 2308 students for each Librarian and 769 students for each Counselor. 4.98% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 7.84% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 2.13% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Fowler's population in Fresno County, California of 1,034 residents in 1900 has increased 1,18-fold to 1,219 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.44% female residents and 49.56% male residents live in Fowler, Fresno County, California.

    As of 2020 in Fowler, Fresno County, California are married and the remaining 45.56% are single population.

  • 20.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Fowler require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    80.01% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 11.75% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 2.99% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Fowler, Fresno County, California, 56.32% are owner-occupied homes, another 40.67% are rented apartments, and the remaining 3.02% are vacant.

  • The 46.44% of the population in Fowler, Fresno County, California who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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