Homes for sale in Fillmore, California

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About Fillmore, California

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Fillmore is a small city in Ventura County, California. The city is located at the foot of the Topatopa mountains and is close neighbors with the Spese Condor Sanctuary as well as Los Padres National Forest. The city has three neighborhoods and is the 351st largest community in the state. Fillmore has a warm summer Mediterranean climate and is rather well-known for its orange groves. Major highways through the community include both State Highway 126 and State Highway 23. The city has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, with low crime rates and plenty of green spaces. It has a historic downtown area that dates back to the town’s early history and it is located in the midst of a rich agricultural area. Locations in Fillmore have been used in the filming of a few movies like Romona, Susanna Pass, Hit and Run and La Bamba. T.V. shows have also made use of the local scenery, including CSI, Jericho and Big Love. The city is operated by a council/manager form of city government. It is an extremely diverse community in terms of ethnicity, two of the largest ethnic groups are those of Hispanic/Latino descent and those other European ethnicities like English, Irish, German and so forth. Most residents identify as Caucasian or Asian.

The city spans approximately 3.36 square miles of land area. In 2016, the population was estimated about 15,610. The approximate population density in the community is about 4,650 people per square mile. The city has a mixed workforce and it is a lower middle-income community according to both state and national economic standards. The local economy relies heavily on agricultural endeavors. Common crops include oranges, lemons and avocados. The single largest employer in the community is the Fillmore Unified School District. Examining the town financially reveals that in 2016, the estimated median household income was $56,601 and the 2016 per capita income was $20,634. In the same year, the median house or condo value was $373,878, the mean price on all housing units was $593,881 and the median gross rent was $1,248.

The Portola expedition, in 1769, brought the first Europeans to the area. The city was founded in 1887, after the Southern Pacific Railroad arrived in the area. The tow was named in honor of J.A. Fillmore, a railroad superintendent. The city was officially incorporated in 1914. Today, public education is provided by the schools of the Fillmore Unified School District. The district has eight schools of various educational levels K-12 and has a student body of more than 3,750 students.

Fillmore is a beautiful community that has numerous parks and green spaces. Among the parks and sports fields, is Rio Vista Park, Two Rivers Park, the Fillmore Equestrian Center, Fillmore Aquatic Center and more. The western part of the city has the newest homes and planned communities. Houses for sale range from cottages and bungalows up through newer luxury homes and sprawling historic homes. Other real estate options include townhomes, apartments and more for rent or lease. To begin your home search in beautiful Fillmore, California, call local real estate agent and expert DENNIS AMICK today at 805 654 8000. Don’t wait, call today and find the home of your dreams in Fillmore.