Delano is a town located about 30 miles to the north of Bakersfield. This page will introduce you to information on Delano CA Real Estate and Delano Homes for Sale. Delano is not only known for its agriculture but also for its notable people. Although there are two prisons in the area which offer many jobs to the residents of Delano, the communities main industry is farming and agriculture. Farming being the area’s main industry, it makes sense that it serves as a main hub for growing table grapes. Many notable people have grown up in Delano with the most notable individual being Caesar Chavez. The approximately 53,819 residents like this area mainly because of its central location within California. Originally named by Southern Pacific Railroad in 1869 in honor of Columbus Delano, the town offers a mild climate throughout all four seasons.
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The three school districts that serve this city are Columbine Elementary School District, Delano Joint Union High School District and Delano Union Elementary School District. There are a total of eight elementary schools, three middle schools and five high schools. The average rating for the schools in Delano is “B” with the top rated schools being Cesar E. Chavez High (Grades 9-12) with an “A”, Robert F. Kennedy High (Grades 9-12) with an “B”, Delano High (Grades 9-12) with an “B”, Columbine Elementary (Grades K-8) with an “B”, Paramount Bard Academy (Grades 6-12) with an “B” as reported by Homefacts.com.
Delano offers a diverse community with many employment opportunities. Delano offers an active Filipino community and even hosts an annual Philippine Weekend among many events and festivals.