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Clean, safe, excellent hospitals, quality schools—it’s no wonder Fowler attracts homebuyers from all parts of the world.
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Welcome to Fowler

Fowler possesses many of the great qualities that make the communities in the region special.
 
As one of the 15 townships that comprise Fresno County, Fowler possesses many of the great qualities that make the communities in the region special. Naturally beautiful, culturally diverse, and historically vibrant, the city exudes a small-town feel while offering all the must-have amenities for a comfortable and convenient living experience. Clean and safe neighborhoods, excellent hospitals, quality schools—it’s no wonder Fowler attracts homebuyers from all parts of the world and all walks of life.
 
If you want to learn more about Fowler, CA homes for sale and the real estate opportunities available to you here, we will provide you with all the information you need to make a well-informed real estate decision. We are Jack and Sherri DuBeau, trusted Fowler, CA real estate agent team, and we will be more than happy to guide you on your real estate journey.
 

OVERVIEW OF FOWLER, CA

The small city of Fowler lies within the San Joaquin Valley of California’s Fresno County. Its economy is driven largely by agriculture, with its geography dominated by farmlands and vineyards. It is located 10.5 miles directly southeast from downtown Fresno, and surrounded by the townships of Lone Star in the north, Calwa in the northwest, and Easton in the west, as well as Monmouth in the southwest, Selma in the southeast, Parier in the east, and Del Rey in the northeast.
 
California State Route 99 runs straight through the town, providing residents with a high level of accessibility. In addition, the Southern Pacific railroad, Golden State Boulevard, Manning Avenue, and several other major highways are also nearby, ensuring an easy drive or commute to many out-of-town destinations.
 

Fowler, CA facts and figures

Fowler City started out as a town founded by two farming brothers in the late 1800s, who named the community after Thomas Fowler, a former state senator. Though the two brothers brought economic prosperity to the area, it wasn’t until the construction of the Southern Pacific railroad in 1882, along with a Post Office, that the town experienced significant growth. Fowler was incorporated as a city on June 15, 1908.
 
According to Census figures, Fowler has a total area of 2.5 square miles, all land. It has an elevation of 308 ft. above sea level.
 

The Economy

Fowler is primarily a farming town, a fact made apparent by the top employers in the area, which includes National Raisin Co., Boghosian Raisin, Bee Sweet Citrus, and Simonian Fruit. Its thriving agricultural market has allowed it to blossom into a lively suburban community supported by many industries including healthcare, education, retail trade, and manufacturing, Other top companies in the area include Van-G Logistics, Borga Steel, and United Health Centers OF The San Joaquin Valley.
 
Fowler’s working population is made up largely white collar workers, which account for 68.11% of the city’s working class residents. Private companies employ 63.81% of the workforce, while the rest either work in the public or non-government sectors, or are self-employed. Whether you want to enter the workforce or branch out on your own, you’ll find there’s plenty of opportunities for you right here in Fowler City.
 

The People

The US Census released a report on July 1, 2022 estimates Fowler’s population at 7,154. The city has a relatively young population, with a median age of 34.3 and about 30% under the age of 18. Meanwhile, the 65-and-over population, which was at 13.8% in 2022, continues to grow every year due to the quality of the senior care facilities in the area.
 

What Fowler, CA is known for

Fowler’s unique Americana atmosphere and rustic charm attracts a lot of attention from home buyers from all over. With a growing reputation as a great place to move to, this burgeoning city offers an excellent balance between work and life, as it lies near outdoor attractions such as Kings Canyon, Sequoia, and Yosemite National Parks, as well as the commercial centers of San Francisco, the Central Coast, and Los Angeles.
 
The city stays true to its agricultural roots by working closely with local farmers and helping create a sustainable system that allows agricultural producers to thrive. While keeping an eye on the past, Fowler also has a vision for the future, with efforts to support the business community and equip them with an optimal environment for growth and advancement. Such efforts, combined with the city’s central location, makes Fowler well-suited for people who want to start a new business.
 
Fowler is also known for its upscale senior living communities and facilities. There are approximately 16 nursing homes in the Fowler area, ready to provide loved ones with premier senior services and amenities, including assisted living, nursing and rehabilitation, and memory care, to name a few. Some of the most popular senior living communities in Fowler include Harvest At Fowler, Carmel Village, and Bethel Lutheran Home.
 

FOWLER, CA HOMES FOR SALE

 
The Fowler, CA real estate market is currently in a phase of stability and growth, with home values steadily appreciating over time. As of December 2023, the median listing home price of homes for sale in Fowler, CA was at $444K, with properties staying on market for an average of 53 days. In comparison, the average for median days on market in the US is 61, This indicates that the Fowler market is more competitive than most cities in the nation!
 

Types of properties available in Fowler, CA

As a small city, the housing options in Fowler aren’t as varied as what you’ll find in large metropolitan areas. You won’t find apartment complexes here, or condo buildings or townhouses. In Fowler, real estate is composed mainly of single-family homes, farms, and vacant lands for sale suitable for a wide variety of purposes.
 
  • SINGLE FAMILY HOMES: The majority of properties on the Fowler, CA real estate market are one- and two-story single family homes with three to five bedrooms, two to three baths, and attached garages. These properties range in price from the low $300,000 to over $500,000. The prevalent architectural styles among houses for sale in Fowler, CA lean toward rustic charm or sleek minimalism, such as Ranch, Barn, and Craftsman. Exteriors typically use brick, stone, stucco, and other earth-based materials, and are painted with natural colors that blend with the environment. Meanwhile, asphalt shingles are the preferred choice for roofing. Interior-wise, Fowler, CA homes for sale typically feature an open floor plan with generously-sized kitchens and multi-purpose living areas that can serve as casual family rooms or formal entertaining space for guests. The main bedrooms typically have the largest bathrooms, and walk-in closets are a common feature.

  • FARMS: The weather and soil in Fowler are conducive to growing many crop types. If you dream of growing produce, raising livestock, or perhaps starting your own vineyard, the locale has many great sites for farming just outside the city center. Farms in Fowler range from around $1M to more than $2M, and come complete with spacious houses and other external structures such as a barn, garage, or storage shed.

  • LAND: Whether you are looking for land for farming or developing, Fowler offers plenty of opportunities for growth. And with prices starting as low as $750,000, the area provides plenty of affordable investment options. Property taxes for land in Fowler are relatively low, and typically very easy to maintain thanks to the temperate climate. No wonder Fowler land for sale is in high demand!

 

LIVING IN FOWLER, CA

If you’re planning to move to Fowler, CA, you’ll soon learn that it’s a city for everyone. Get to know the different qualities that make Fowler an ideal place to live and work.
 

Cost of living 

The cost of living in Fowler, CA is more or less at par with the national average. In comparison, the cost of living index in LA is +44.3%. In San Diego, it’s 50.4%. And in San Francisco, it’s an eyebrow-raising 86.5% more than the national average. With the city’s affordable living, it’s safe to conclude that your dollar will go farther should you choose to live here.
 

Getting around Fowler

It’s easy to get around Fowler City by car, as the roads are wide and well-maintained, and the traffic is spread out even during rush hour. The small area means you can also reach any destination in the city in a short span of time. Supermarkets are just a 6-minute drive from many points in the city, and the local hospital is about 9 minutes away from the farthest point in the city. The nearest air hub, Fresno Yosemite National Airport, takes less than 20 minutes to get to.
 
If you want to leave your vehicle at home, Fowler City is served by the Fresno County Rural Transit Agency (FCRTA), which makes scheduled stops daily at 7th and Merced, courtesy of the Kingsburg-Reedley and Southeast routes. The latter makes an extra stop at the bus shelter on Adventist Health/Valley Children’ Healthcare hospital. Taxis and rideshare services such as Lyft and Uber are also available in the area.
 

Top attractions in and around Fowler, CA

What Fowler lacks in size, it makes up for in Old Town charm that gives way to plenty of exciting activities. For starters, the town has dining options unlike any other. On top of that, magnificent natural beauty surrounds you at every turn. And with California’s major entertainment hubs less than a half day’s travel away, there can never be a dull moment when you’re living here.
 
Check out the must-visit destinations in and around the city.
 
  • CHERRY AVENUE AUCTION (4640 S CHERRY AVE, FRESNO, CA): Fresno’s oldest and biggest outdoor market is where shoppers come in droves to enjoy great bargains and discount shopping. Located at the corner of American and Cherry Avenue, this vast open air market provides acres and acres of merchandise for sale, including garments, toys, trinkets, household items, hardware supplies, and more. Some vendors even accept swaps! Make sure to bring your walking shoes to truly appreciate what the place has to offer.

  • SOUTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD DEPOT (5852 S CLOVIS AVE, FRESNO, CA): Avid enthusiasts of America’s transportation history will want to visit the Fowler Southern Pacific Railroad Depot. Built in 1882, the depot served as the main freight hub for delivering cattle from the vast ranches of State Senator Fowler and other ranchers. Its construction was instrumental in the town’s progress toward becoming a city. The depot has now been moved from its original location in downtown Fowler to a vacant site 2.5 miles northwest, and no longer resides along the tracks. Since then, it has been used as an antique store and a church. While the structure is now empty and abandoned, it is still in good condition, and suitable for photoshoots and selfies.

  • FOWLER VETERAN’S MEMORIAL PARK (E MERCED ST., FOWLER, CA): The Fowler Veteran’s Memorial Park pays tribute to our fallen heroes and provides them with a final resting place that commemorates their dedication and service to the nation. Open 24 hours, the park is well-maintained throughout the day and well-lit in the evenings. The park draws people near and far to attend the formal services for their fallen brethren and family on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, as well as to pay respects to them throughout the year.

  • ST. LUCY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH(512 S 5TH ST, FOWLER, CA): As the only Roman Catholic church in Fowler, St. Lucy extends its welcome to those who want to deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith. Known for epitomizing contemporary church architecture, St. Lucy radiates a grand design centered on glass, wood and concrete. Its congregation continues to grow, and a 2016 expansion project has given the once small church more space to welcome new parishioners. Visitors are free to marvel at the church’s awe-inspiring modern construction.

  • KABAB CITY (106 E MERCED ST., FOWLER, CA): For the tastiest kebabs in Fresno, there’s no better place than Kabab City. Expect a wide variety of mouthwatering Middle Eastern cuisine, served with the freshest meats and ingredients that you can sink your teeth into. Your dining experience will further be elevated by the homey ambiance and the polite working staff. The place also offers a vegetarian and kid’s menu to provide diners with a diverse selection of bites.

 

5 REASONS FOWLER, CA DESERVES TO BE YOUR NEXT HOME

 
As one of the top communities in Fresno, Fowler blends urban and rural qualities seamlessly into one exceptional living environment. The family-friendly, small-town environment is a big reason home buyers are flocking to the city.
 
If you need more reasons to convince you that Fowler, CA deserves to be your next home, here are just a few.
 
  • Life is More Affordable Here: It cannot be overstated that Fowler, CA is one of the most affordable places to live not only in California, but in all of the country. The city’s affordable housing and low cost of living allow many residents to live the comfortable and financially stable life they deserve. If you can’t afford to buy a house in other big cities in the state, you’ll be surprised at the superior Fowler, CA homes for sale with affordable prices.

  • A Family-friendly Environment: Not only does a large portion of the Fowler population fall under the age of 18, but there are also plenty of kids under five years old, indicating a family-friendly city. If you have a family in tow, you’ll have no problem fitting right in. Of course, your priority is the safety and wellbeing of your family, and as far as safety is concerned, Fowler is quite safe. City officials take the issue of safety seriously, and are doing their best to ensure it improves every year.

  • Topnotch Schools: Served by the Fowler Unified School District, public schools in the area have an above average ranking, with an impressive student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. The low ratio ensures that your child receives proper attention. There are also plenty of public schools in the area that have students that do well in national tests, most notably Fowler Academy, Fowler High, and John Sutter Middle. There are no private schools in the area, but the ones in nearby communities are close enough to travel daily to.

  • Clean, Beautiful Nature: Everywhere you look, Fowler boasts breathtaking natural scenery. The city itself has four well-kept parks that are free for everyone to use. And with more parks to enjoy in the larger Fresno area, you’ll always have access to clean air, rejuvenating scenery, and the brilliant sunshiny days that California is known for.

  • Endless Days of Fun in the Sun: With 288 days of sunshine, Fowler allows for a host of fun, family-friendly activities throughout the year including hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, and more. Fowler provides easy access to three rivers and numerous national parks such as Sequoia, Kings Canyon, and Yosemite, providing all sorts of adventures in the great outdoors.

 

WORK WITH A REPUTABLE REAL ESTATE TEAM IN FOWLER, CA

If you’re interested in exploring Fowler, CA homes for sale, we are the local experts to call. We are Sherri and Jack DuBeau, long-time Fowler, CA real estate agents, and we would be happy to work with you to find your dream home in this beautiful city.
 
As a full-service real estate team, we bring fun to serious and formal transactions. Sherri is a broker associate with a Military Relocation Professional Certificate. Aside from residential real estate, our team also specializes in retail, agricultural, and commercial sales. With over six years of experience, our team provides concierge-style service to buyers and sellers in the area.
 
Get in touch with us today to see the options available to you. You can reach us at (559) 694-1036 or send an email here. to get started. You can also fill out our contact form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Overview for Fowler, CA

6,675 people live in Fowler, where the median age is 34.3 and the average individual income is $26,294. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Around Fowler, CA

There's plenty to do around Fowler, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Am Donuts, Popsie's Bar And Grill, and India Express - Sweet & Spice.

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Dining 0.48 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.39 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.61 miles 71 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.52 miles 10 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $ 4.84 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Beauty 4.49 miles 12 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Fowler, CA

Fowler has 2,107 households, with an average household size of 3.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fowler do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,675 people call Fowler home. The population density is 2,603.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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