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A Fresno area code is possible for every business with Nextiva digital phone systems. Tap into the local California economy with area code 559!
VoIP services from Nextiva let you access the Fresno area code, and expand your business in the area. The city is located California’s central valley in Fresno County. It has an estimated population of 522,000 people and covers 114 square miles.
Fresno is the 5th largest city in California, and is next to the Madera, Kings, and Tulare counties which are also in area code 559. A Fresno area code is strategically located 150 miles from San Jose, 170 miles from Sacramento, and 190 miles from San Francisco.
The city of Fresno began as a railroad station and was incorporated into a city in 1885. Fresno is named about the Spanish word for Ash trees, which grew abundantly around the township and along the river, and the population grew during the California Gold Rush.
It is important location along the Central Pacific Railroad line allowed it to grow and flourish economically. In the 1960’s, the Fresno area code became one of the 100 most populated cities in the US, and now sits comfortably as the 34th biggest city in the United States.
Because Fresno is located in the center of California, area code 559 is an asset to businesses that work in the agriculture. Fresno is the largest inland city in the state and the dominant industry is farming.
The Fresno County Farm Bureau reports that “Fresno County is home to 1.88 million acres of the world’s most productive farmland.” Additionally, they state that “farmers here [in Fresno] raise more than 350 different crops, contributing directly more than $5.6 billion to the California economy and supporting 20 percent of all jobs in the Fresno area.”
While the Fresno area code doesn’t host any of California’s Fortune 500 companies, notable businesses in area code 559 include Sony Computer Entertainment, Aetna Insurance, and Cargill meat packers. The five biggest employers in the city in order are Community Medical Centers, the City of Fresno, St. Agnes Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente, and California State University, Fresno.
Right now the unemployment rate in the Fresno area code is almost double the national average at 10.2%, however, projected job growth for the next ten years is estimated at 34%. The average household income in the city is $41,000, which is under the US average of $53,000. 16.5% of the population makes over $100,000 a year.
The most common occupations for residents of the Fresno area code are health care and social assistance, retail trade, and educational services.
Not all awards are good. In 2012, Fresno was named “America’s Dirtiest City” by Forbes, as well as the number two “Worst City to Find a Job” in 2016 by the same publication. On a more positive note, Fresno State was listed as one of the “50 Best Public Colleges” by Money Magazine.
Whether you work in agriculture, education, or anything in between, a Fresno area code can be beneficial for your business. Now, you can get one no matter where in the country your offices are located. Nextiva VoIP services let you purchase area code 559 for your number, and answer calls around the world on your smartphone, desktop computer, or even your tablet.
Tapping into the local California economy and expanding your business in a new state doesn’t mean you have to uproot your offices or hire a second team. Instead, consider using a Fresno area code for your company.
Every Nextiva digital system package comes with everything you need to get started. First, choose the phone number you want or roll the area code onto your existing business phone. Next, the instant activation means you can start taking calls almost immediately! No extra equipment is necessary, so using Nextiva services is now easier than ever.
When you purchase a Fresno area code for your business, it comes with powerful standard PBX features. Get voicemail to email services, conference calls, and even call recording. Your business will also be able to use the Nextiva Auto Attendant software. The recordings save your business time and money by eliminating the need for a receptionist and ensuring your customers are always sent to the correct extension. Even the smallest company can give off a professional impression with an automated call system for their customers, and it comes free with every Nextiva area code.
No matter what size your company is, the NextOS software from Nextiva makes it easy to stay in control. Organize your customers, users, features, and even your billing all in one easy to access place. When it’s time to grow, Nextiva is by your side. The flexible upgrades system makes it simple to add more extensions or area codes to your package. Whether you want to expand in the state or across the whole country, scaling is easy with Nextiva.
Area code 559 is affordable because Nextiva VoIP services always offer a “no-hidden-fee” guarantee. That means billing is always transparent, and what you see is what you pay. Additionally, if there’s ever any confusion the Nextiva Amazing Service customer support team is here to help. The 100% in-house staff is one call seven days a week to answer questions and troubleshoot any technical problems you may have. They know your time is valuable, so 95% of the time your call will be answered by the second ring.
Nextiva digital phone systems are the solution for any business in need of a Fresno area code. Get affordable pricing, responsive customer service, easy-to-use software, and PBX features all in one package. What are you waiting for? Call Nextiva to set up your instant activation today!