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Hanford is a city in Kings County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after James Hanford, treasurer of Central Pacific Railway
The latitude of Hanford is 36.327N. The longitude is -119.644W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 249 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 45,368.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hanford demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kings County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93230 ZIP code.
9% of Hanford residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hanford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hanford was $17,504, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Hanford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hanford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $457. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,023.
Libraries in Hanford include Hanford Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hanford include Hanford Sentinel
TV stations in Hanford include KFTV.
Kings County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hanford political report.
The average commute time for Hanford workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hanford between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hanford, CAPros: Purple Potato Restaurant, Kings Muffler, Salmon's furniture, Cold Stone Ice Cream, Bowling
Cons: Tractors on the road, unfriendly police officers, hot weather in the summer
This is a good place to A good place to eat is Purple Potato
A good place for ice cream is Stone Cold
A good place to take your race car is Kings Muffler
A good time is to be had at Vida's
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