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Sanger

City of Sanger

  •   State: 
    California
      County: 
    Fresno County
      City: 
    Sanger
      County FIPS: 
    06019
      Coordinates: 
    36°42′29″N 119°33′21″W
      Area total: 
    5.76 sq mi (14.92 km²)
      Area land: 
    5.76 sq mi (14.92 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    371 ft (113 m)
      Established: 
    1888; Incorporated May 9, 1911
  •   Latitude: 
    36,7216
      Longitude: 
    -119,5482
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Fresno, CA
      Timezone: 
    Pacific Standard Time (PST) UTC-8:00; Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) UTC-7:00
      ZIP codes: 
    93657
      GMAP: 

    Sanger, Fresno County, California, United States

  •   Population: 
    652,503
      Population density: 
    4,397.60 residents per square mile of area (1,697.96/km²)
      Household income: 
    $45,055
      Households: 
    6,956
      Unemployment rate: 
    15.80%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.98%
      Income taxes: 
    9.30%

Sanger is a city in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 26,617 at the 2020 census, up from 24,270 at the 2010 census and 18,731 at the 2000 census. Sanger is located 13 miles (21 km) east-southeast of Fresno, at an elevation of 371 feet (113 m) The name commemorates Joseph Sanger Jr., secretary-treasurer of the Railroad Yardmasters Association, who visited California in 1887. The city was designated the "Nation's Christmas Tree City" by the U.S. Postal Service in 1949. In May 2015, Mayor Joshua Mitchell resigned amid corruption allegations and alleged threats to him and his family. In July 2021, Sanger Police Officer J.D. Torrence was arrested for sexually assaulting a woman while on duty. On December 22, 2021, Mayor Eli Ontiveros was arrested at his home for felony domestic violence. The Sanger Railroad Depot was built in 18 87 next to the Southern Pacific Railroad line that connected Fresno to Porterville. It is a Southern Pacific standard design Two Story Combination Depot No. 13 or 13 or 19. When the depot was retired, it was the oldest building in the city and was donated to the Sanger Historical Society which turned it into the Sangers Depot Museum in 1977. In 1949, the city was named the " nation's Christmas tree city" by. the United States Postal Service. It was also known as Sanger Junction.

Eponym

Sanger is named for Joseph Sanger Jr., an official of the Pacific Improvement Company. The company was an affiliate of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Sanger is also the name of a U.S. politician and a former president of the Democratic Party. The Sanger name is also used to refer to Sanger's wife, Margaret Sanger, who died in 1953. The name Sanger was also used as a name for the S&P Railroad in the 1930s and 1940s, when the company was still in operation. The railroad company was later absorbed by the Southern Pacific Railway and the name was changed to Sanger and Sanger was used for a series of other railroad companies, including the Southern Pacific Railroad and the California Interior Railroad in the 1950s and 1960s. The S P I Company was founded by Sanger in the early 20th century, and it was later sold to the Southern Pacific Railroads and the Southern Parks and Western P&W Railways companies in 1962. The P IPC was a predecessor of the S PWR, and Sanger served as its president from 1961 to 1967. The first Sanger family home was built in San Francisco in the mid-1940s. It is located on the banks of the San Francisco Bay and was named after Sanger.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.5 square miles (14 km²), all 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. The population of the town was 1,071 at the 2010 U.N. Census, down from 1,087 at the 2000 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. The current mayor is a former mayor of the same city, who was elected in 1998. The mayor is now a member of the Ohio City Council, which was formed in 1998, and the city's mayor was elected again in 2010. It has been named after a former president of the United States, John F. Kennedy, who died in office in 1969. It also is known as the birthplace of President Theodore Roosevelt, who visited the city in 1858 and 1859, and was buried there in a mausoleum in the town's center. The name of the former mayor's daughter is also named after Theodore Roosevelt; she was born in the city, and her father died in the same town in 1859. The present mayor is also a former Mayor of the City of Columbus, Ohio, and served in the Army during the Second World War.

History

The name Sanger commemorates Joseph Sanger Jr., secretary-treasurer of the Railroad Yardmasters Association, who visited California in 1887. Sanger became a center for shipping grain, citrus and lumber from the nearby mountains. In 1949, the city was designated the "Nation's Christmas Tree City" by the U.S. Postal Service. In May 2015, Mayor Joshua Mitchell resigned amid corruption allegations and alleged threats to him and his family. Around July 8, 2021, Sanger Police Officer J.D. Torrence was arrested for sexually assaulting a woman while on duty. During the course of the investigation it was discovered that Torrence had potentially sexually assaulted at least 12 women. On December 22, 2021, Sanger Mayor Eli Ontiveros was arrested at his home for felony domestic violence. When the depot was retired, it was the oldest building in the city. It was donated to the Sanger Historical Society which turned it into the SANGER Depot Museum in 1977. The Sanger Depot Museum is open to the public and features exhibits on the history of the city and the railroad line that connected Fresno to Porterville. It is a Southern Pacific standard design Two Story Combination Depot No. 13 or 19. The depot is located next to the Southern Pacific Railroad line that connects Fresno and Porterville and is located in the town of Sanger. The city incorporated in 1911 and was named after Sanger, a former town in the San Francisco Bay Area that was once known as Sanger Junction.

Demographics

At the 2010 census Sanger had a population of 24,270. The racial makeup of Sanger was 14,454 (59.6%) White, 219 (0.9%) African American, 311 (1.3%) Native American, 758 (3.1%) Asian, 39 (0,2%) Pacific Islander, 7,645 (31.5%) from other races, and 844 (3.5) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19,537 persons (80.5%). There were 7,104 housing units at an average density of 1,286.1 per square mile (496.6/km²),of which 6,659 were occupied, 3,873 (58.2%) by the owners and 2,786 (41.8%) by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.1%; the rental vacancy rate is 5.3%. The median income for a household in the city was $32,2, and the median family income was $33.6, about 21.0% of the city's population. The city has a population density of 4,393.7 inhabitants per squaremile (1,696.4/km 2) The city's median age is 29.2 years. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that Sanger's population will reach 24,000 by the end of the next decade. Sanger is located in the Central Coast region of New Mexico.

Music and arts

In downtown Sanger is a mural of German-born actress Nastassja Kinski. This was created in 1982 by Sanger native artist Jose Maro Alvarado. The mural shows Kinski as a young woman in her early 20s. It is one of many works of art in the Sanger area.

Sanger Union High School

Sanger Union High School's mascot is the Apaches. The Apaches football team receives a large amount of fan support. The school moved into a new facility at 1045 Bethel Avenue during the 1999-2000 school year. The high school is located in the town of Sanger, New Mexico. It has a population of around 2,000 students. It is located on the north side of the town, about 20 miles from the city of Laredo, the town's largest city. It was built in the early 1900s, and was the site of the first high school in the U.S. to be built. It opened in the mid-1930s. It closed in the late 1950s, when it was moved to the south side of town. It reopened in the 1970s, with the help of a private contractor. It currently has a student population of about 2,200. It also has a football team, the Sanger Apaches, which plays in the N.C. State Football League. The football team is known as the Apache's. It plays its home games at the Stadium at Sanger. The team's colors are blue and white. The mascot is a red-and-white Apache, which is also the school's colors. It's also known as "The Apaches" for the color of the team's logo. The student body is called the "Apaches" and has a mascot of the same name, which means "Apache" in Spanish.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Sanger, 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 Sanger = 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 (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 652,503 individuals with a median age of 29.3 age the population grows by 37.98% in Sanger, Fresno County, California population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 4,397.60 residents per square mile of area (1,697.96/km²). There are average 3.73 people per household in the 6,956 households with an average household income of $45,055 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 Sanger per 100,000 population = 162.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Sanger = 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 = 268. 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 53, 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 Sanger, Fresno County, California which are owned by the occupant = 56.09%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 28 years with median home cost = $138,100 and home appreciation of -23.34%. 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.

Study

The local school district spends $4,402 per student. There are 21.8 students for each teacher in the school, 6459 students for each Librarian and 1167 students for each Counselor. 4.97% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 6.26% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 2.76% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Sanger's population in Fresno County, California of 90,426 residents in 1900 has increased 7,22-fold to 652,503 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 49.53% female residents and 50.47% male residents live in Sanger, Fresno County, California.

    As of 2020 in Sanger, Fresno County, California are married and the remaining 41.90% are single population.

  • 25.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Sanger 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.

    70.95% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 22.51% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 1.08% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 1.24% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Sanger, Fresno County, California, 56.09% are owner-occupied homes, another 39.46% are rented apartments, and the remaining 4.46% are vacant.

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

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