Demographics / Market Profile

Market Profile

Coalinga has a population of over 13,000 residents and celebrates the growth of existing and new businesses and industries.

Our city is a full-service community with a:

  • community college (West Hills Community College)
  • community hospital
  • library
  • municipal airport (5,000 foot primary runway)
  • parks and recreation district
  • two major state facilities (Pleasant Valley State Prison and Coalinga State Hospital)

Coalinga is near Interstate 5 in the Central Valley as a central point accessible to the major cities within the Golden State. Commercial and industrial opportunities abound. Incentives are provided for commercial and industrial ventures for both existing and new enterprises.


Coalinga is home to 13,380 residents of diverse backgrounds. Many families have deep Coalinga roots. Others moved to the Pleasant Valley to seize opportunities the community offers. 

Residents vary in age, family makeup, income levels, and occupations. Coalinga is a community where citizens are involved in maintaining the integrity of the community and planning for the future. Citizens support local schools, civic projects and each other. 

Pride and a sense of ownership are evident in the activities and lives of the people who call Coalinga home.