Old Fig Garden, California

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Old Fig Garden
census-designated place
Old Fig Garden is located in California
Old Fig Garden
Old Fig Garden
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°47′54″N 119°48′16″W / 36.79833°N 119.80444°W / 36.79833; -119.80444Coordinates: 36°47′54″N 119°48′16″W / 36.79833°N 119.80444°W / 36.79833; -119.80444
Country  United States
State  California
County Fresno
 • Total 1.652 sq mi (4.279 km2)
 • Land 1.652 sq mi (4.279 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 312 ft (95 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,365
 • Density 3,200/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature IDs 2112675; 2583103
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fig Garden, California; U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Old Fig Garden, California

Old Fig Garden (formerly, Fig Garden)[2] is a census-designated place[3] in Fresno County, California.[2] It lies at an elevation of 312 feet (95 m).[2] The city of Fresno, through annexations, has entirely circled Fig Garden.[2] Old Fig Garden's population was 5,365 at the 2010 census.


The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Old Fig Garden had a population of 5,365. The population density was 3,247.5 people per square mile (1,253.9/km²). The racial makeup of Old Fig Garden was 4,000 (74.6%) White, 105 (2.0%) African American, 54 (1.0%) Native American, 209 (3.9%) Asian, 10 (0.2%) Pacific Islander, 733 (13.7%) from other races, and 254 (4.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1,532 persons (28.6%).

The Census reported that 5,337 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 28 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 2,121 households, out of which 602 (28.4%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 1,052 (49.6%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 229 (10.8%) had a female householder with no husband present, 108 (5.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 104 (4.9%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 35 (1.7%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 580 households (27.3%) were made up of individuals and 246 (11.6%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52. There were 1,389 families (65.5% of all households); the average family size was 3.08.

The population was spread out with 1,176 people (21.9%) under the age of 18, 439 people (8.2%) aged 18 to 24, 1,084 people (20.2%) aged 25 to 44, 1,741 people (32.5%) aged 45 to 64, and 925 people (17.2%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.7 years. For every 100 females there were 96.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

There were 2,266 housing units at an average density of 1,371.6 per square mile (529.6/km²), of which 1,524 (71.9%) were owner-occupied, and 597 (28.1%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 6.7%. 3,770 people (70.3% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 1,567 people (29.2%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ a b c d e U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Old Fig Garden, California
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Old Fig Garden, California
  4. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.