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Incorporated 1920

Fast Facts for the City of San Joaquin


The San Joaquin City Council meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

Oversight Board for Successor Agency to the City of San Joaquin Redevelopment Agency

COG Policy Board Representative


Title First Name Last Name Email Phone
Mayor Julia Hernandez juliah@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311
Mayor Pro Tem Adam Flores adamf@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311
Councilmember Christina Covarrubia chrisinac@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311
Councilmember Abel Lua abell@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311
Councilmember Martha Dora Mejia martham@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311
City Manager Elizabeth Nunez elizabethn@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311
City Clerk Lupe Estrada lupee@cityofsanjoaquin.org (559) 693-4311


The city of San Joaquin is a farming community located thirty miles west of Fresno and was incorporated on February 14, 1920. Cotton is the major commodity in the area, along with various other crops. San Joaquin will soon be a center link, as Manning Avenue now connects Highway 99 with Interstate 5. This connection will attract business and promote growth in the area.

January 1, 2015 State of California Department of Finance Information
Population 4,041
Number of Housing Units 932
Vacancy Rate 5.8%
April 1, 2010 U.S. Census Information
Population 4,001 Age Distribution
Number of Housing Units 934 % under 5 years 11.5%
Vacancy Rate 5.57% % under 18 years 41.3%
Average Household Size 4.54 % 21 years and over 53.9%
% 55 years and over 11.2%
Race/Ethnic Distribution % 60 years and over 7.1%
White 2.8% % 65 years and over 4.4%
Hispanic 95.6% Median Age 23.6
Black 0.0%
American Indian & Alaskan Native 0.2% Occupied Housing Unit Tenure
Asian & Pacific Islander 0.9% Percent Owner-Occupied 46.0%
Other 0.4% Percent Renter-Occupied 54.0%
2008-2012 U.S. Census American Community Survey
Median Family Income $23,628 Percent of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older Who Have Completed High School or Equivalent 30.6%
Median Household Income $25,045 Percent of Persons 25 Years of Age and Older Who Have Completed a Bachelor’s Degree 3.7%
Percent of Persons Below Poverty Level 48.8%
Percent of Children Under 18 Years of Age Below Poverty Level 63.0% Percent of Persons 5 Years of Age and Older Who Speak a Language Other Than English at Home 92.7%


Form of Government:City Council City Manager

Local Newspaper:
Westside Advance
P.O. Box 336
Kerman, CA 93630

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