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Coalinga is a city in Fresno County, in the Fresno metro area.
So named because it was "coaling station A" on the Southern Pacific Railroad
The latitude of Coalinga is 36.139N. The longitude is -120.359W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,668.
Townspeople rebuilt after a 1983 earthquake destroyed the business district and knocked houses off their foundations
Sections below provide additional information and links about Coalinga demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Fresno County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fresno area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93210 ZIP code.
7% of Coalinga residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coalinga ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coalinga was $14,425, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Coalinga residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Coalinga, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $396. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $920.
Libraries in Coalinga include Coalinga -- Huron USD Library District ... View libraries
Fresno County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coalinga political report.
The average commute time for Coalinga workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coalinga between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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