Close to Paris by RER B bus with connections, Fresnes demographic development began early in the 20th century (population of workers and artisans). This development was accelerated early in the second half of the 20th century, often through residential trees. With 25 315 inhabitants today, the city has preserved green space offering pleasant places to walk. The social, cultural and sports is largely driven by over 250 associations.
The city is rich in municipal infrastructure that enable a variety of activities (cinema, theater, music, sports, senior clubs ...).