Hanford Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Company Over The Road. We Train!

    C.R. England - Visalia, CA

    C.R. England is now hiring Company Over the Road Truck Drivers. With this truck driving job you can expect competitive miles and pay with industry leading benefits. Join one of...

    from C.R. England - 7 days ago
  • Class A CDL Regional and OTR Company Truck Driver

    Marten Transport - Hanford, CA

    Marten Transport is now hiring experienced Regional and OTR Class-A CDL drivers! Marten Transport values your driving skills and TIME! How can you be sure? Marten is now offering...

    from Marten Transport - 30+ days ago
  • OB/GYN Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Visalia, CA

    OB/GYN Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way.

    from U.S. Air Force - 20 hours ago
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Hanford, California

Hanford is the county seat of Kings County, California. It is the principal city of the Hanford-Corcoran, California Metropolitan Statistical Area , which encompasses all of Kings County, including the cities of Hanford and Corcoran. The population was 41,686 at the 2000 census. However, the California Department of Finance estimates that the population had grown to 50,370 as of January 1, 2007, making it the 168th largest city in the state.

Hanford Economy

Hanford is a major trading center serving the surrounding agricultural area. According to the California Employment Development Department, as of January 2007, most residents of the Hanford area were employed in services , government and farming as well as in some manufacturing enterprises . The heavy industry sector has declined significantly over the past 20 years. An oil refinery formerly operated in the city under several different owners until it permanently closed in 1987 . A tire manufacturing plant was built in 1962 by the Armstrong Rubber Co., which operated it until that company was purchased by the Italian manufacturer Pirelli, which eventually closed the factory in 2001. The retail sector is growing with taxable sales of 414.7 million USD reported in 2002, up by 4.6% from 2001. Major employers within the city of Hanford in 2006 included the Kings County government with 1,041 employees, the Adventist Health System with 857, the Hanford Elementary School District...more

Hanford Careers

Among the most common occupations in Hanford are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 20%; and Service occupations, 20%. Approximately 58 percent of workers in Hanford, California work for companies, 25 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

Hanford Industries

The leading industries in Hanford, California are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Public administration, 12%; and Retail trade, 10%. Simply Hired's Hanford job listings indicate that the following industries in Hanford are hiring the most workers:

Hanford Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Hanford, California is $31,546, and the median income of households in Hanford was $37,582.

Average Salaries in Hanford, CA

Hanford, CA


According to our Hanford Trends data, the number of Hanford, California jobs has decreased by 27% since September 2013.
Hanford job trends

Hanford Employment Statistics

Population of Hanford
Total population 41,686
Male 48.96%
Female 51.04%
Median age 30.9
Hanford Housing
Owner-occupied homes 59.0%
Median cost of a home $102,900
Median mortgage payment $763
Renter-occupied homes 41.0%
Vacant housing 5.4%
Median monthly rent $569
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $37,120
Median for all female full-time $25,971
Household Income
Less than $10,000 10%
$10,000 to $14,999 7%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 20%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 5%
$150,000 to $199,999 2%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 12%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 13%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 25%
Associate's degree 9%
Bachelor's degree 11%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 56%
Separated 3%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 10%
White 68%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 3%
Other 24%
Hanford Commute
Carpool 14.8%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 20 minutes