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Coordinates: 36°36′09″N 119°54′15″W / 36.6025°N 119.90417°W / 36.6025; -119.90417

Raisin City, California
—  CDP  —
Location in Fresno County and the state of California
Coordinates: 36°36′09″N 119°54′15″W / 36.6025°N 119.90417°W / 36.6025; -119.90417
Country United States
State California
County Fresno
 - N/A
 - Senate Dean Florez (D)
 - Assembly Juan Arambula (D)
 - U. S. Congress Jim Costa (D)
 - Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 - Land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 236 ft (72 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 165
 - Density 206.3/sq mi (82.5/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 93652
Area code(s) 559
FIPS code 06-59290
GNIS feature ID 1659457

Raisin City (formerly, Raisin)[1] is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 165 at the 2000 census. Raisin City is located 13 miles (21 km) south-southwest of downtown Fresno,[1] at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m).[2]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²), all of it land.


The first post office was established in 1907.[1]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 165 people, 42 households, and 37 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 214.4 people per square mile (82.7/km²). There were 46 housing units at an average density of 59.8/sq mi (23.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 60.00% White, 8.48% Native American, 6.06% Asian, 19.39% from other races, and 6.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 60.00% of the population

There were 42 households out of which 47.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.3% were married couples living together, 16.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 11.9% were non-families. 11.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.93 and the average family size was 4.22.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 32.1% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 23.6% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 13.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $23,958. Males had a median income of $12,083 versus $25,000 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $11,544. About 17.6% of families and 21.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1093. ISBN 9781884995149.  
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Raisin City, California
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  


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