Data retrieved from the 2020 US Census provides the following demographics for the North Central Fire Protection District.
District Population 51,298.
The District’s racial diversity is:
Ethnaticity Population Precentage
- ·Hispanic 29,127 (57%)
- Black 917 (1.8%)
- Native American 556 (1.2%)
- Asian 3,780 (7.1%)
- White 16,142 (31.4%)
- Other 746 (1.4%)
Population Living in households having an income less than:
· $0 to $25,000 = 3,031
· $25,000 to $50,000 = 3,394
· $50,000 to $75,000 = 2,846
· Total $0 to $75,000 = 9,271 or 18% of the District’s population.
The District also serves the following DISADVANTAGED UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES (DUC)
ASHLAN AVENUE COMMUNITY
The Ashlan Avenue Community is located at the northwest corner of Ashlan Avenue and Chateau Fresno Avenue, and includes 18 parcels totaling approximately 57 acres.
The Ashlan Avenue Community is not located within a census tract/block group unit that meets the MHI DUC threshold, but when applying the US Census ACS data, Ashlan Avenue Community meets the MHI DUC threshold. The US Census ACS five-year estimate reports indicate that Census Tract 41.00- Block Group 1 had an MHI of $37,268 between 2006 and 2010.
The Biola Community is located near the northwest corner of Shaw Avenue and Howard Avenue and includes 335 parcels in its residential/commercial core and the entire Community Services District boundary contains about 242 acres including industrial properties. The District has approximately 1,100 people except during harvest season (August through September), when the population rises to approximately 1,600 people. The area is in Census Tract 41.
CHURCH AVENUE/FLOYD AVENUE COMMUNITY
The Church Avenue/Floyd Avenue Community is located at the intersection of Church Avenue and Floyd Avenue and includes 44 parcels totaling approximately 36 acres and includes the Double L Mobile Ranch Park (mobile home park serving approximately 35 units) (Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning, 2019c; California Department of Water Resources, 2020b). The area is in Census Tract 39.
MADERA AVENUE COMMUNITY
The Madera Avenue Community is located on Madera Avenue between North and Jensen Avenues. The community consists of 27 parcels totaling approximately 22 acres (Fresno County Department of Public Works and Planning, 2019c). The area is in Census Tract 39.
YUBA AVENUE COMMUNITY
The Yuba Avenue Community is located generally between S. Yuba and S. Butte avenues, north of the Central Avenue alignment, approximately five miles southwest of the City of Kerman and approximately one-mile northwest of the County operated American Avenue Disposal Site. The community includes 633 parcels totaling approximately 118 acres. The area is in Census Tract 39.
The North Central Fire Protection District provides a full range of emergency services including fire prevention, fire suppression, emergency medical care, hazardous materials response, search and rescue response, emergency preparedness planning, and public education.
The North Central Fire Protection District’s current model of service is an enhanced level of service provided through the staffing of four fire stations with a total of 15 on duty firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs).
The District is re-staff a fifth and sixth fire station with 3 additional fire engines, for a total of 7, and increasing our total daily staffing to 21, on-duty firefighters/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs).