Madera County, California Population 2018

Madera County, California's estimated population is 156,890 with a growth rate of 2.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madera County, California is the 32nd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017156,8903,5242.30%
2016153,366-1,600-1.03%
2016154,9665430.35%
2015154,4233200.21%
2014154,1032,2841.50%
2013151,819-81-0.05%
2012151,900240.02%
2011151,8768390.56%
2010151,03762,94771.46%
199088,09024,97439.57%
198063,11621,59752.02%
197041,5191,0512.60%
196040,4683,5049.48%
195036,96413,65058.55%
194023,3146,15035.83%
193017,1644,96140.65%
192012,2033,83545.83%
19108,3682,00431.49%
19006,3640.00%

Madera County, California Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White121,146
Some Other Race15,929
Two or More Races5,540
Black or African American5,102
Asian3,055
American Indian and Alaska Native2,415
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander179

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Madera County, California Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Madera County, California Median Age

33.5


Total

32


Male

34.5


Female

Madera County, California Adults

There are 110,730 adults, (19,784 of which are seniors) in Madera County, California.

Madera County, California Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera County, California Sex Ratio

Female

79,331

51.73%

Male

74,035

48.27%

Madera County, California Households and Families

Madera County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madera County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.3%29.7%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Male38.8%61.2%
Female38.7%61.3%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madera County, California Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,5743.3460.7
Married24,7143.8470.3
Non Family9,9611.2156.5
Female6,4814.3338.7
Male2,4184.238.8

3.81

Average Family Size

3.34

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madera County, California Households

Madera County, California Education

Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,31817.15%
9th to 12th Grade10,61211.15%
High School Graduate24,64925.90%
Some College23,57724.77%
Associates Degree7,5207.90%
Bachelors Degree8,6369.07%
Graduate Degree3,8604.06%

Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic44,59823,1652,369
White42,17638,1328,557
Other Race10,1264,839561
Black3,7673,006341
Multiple Races2,7042,107280
Asian2,0901,836838
Native American1,5121,074109
Islander15010523

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.10%.

Madera County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,231$30,362$22,224
Less Than High School$18,874$21,425$13,524
High School Grad$25,381$30,591$21,434
Some College$31,194$40,450$24,751
Bachelors Degree$53,305$60,257$51,473
Graduate Degree$68,765$74,772$61,901

$26,231

Average Earnings

$30,362

Average Male

$22,224

Average Female

Madera County, California Language

Madera County, California Language by Age

Madera County, California Language

54.87% of Madera County, California residents speak only English, while 45.13% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.88% of the population.

Madera County, California Poverty

Madera County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic83,08223,47128.25%
White52,2156,90513.22%
Other13,6873,41224.93%
Black3,4671,10731.93%
Multiple4,9381,08221.91%
Native2,18252123.88%
Asian2,8701023.55%

22.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.18%

Male Poverty Rate

23.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Black, with 31.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Asian, with 3.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.79%.

Madera County, California Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.48%
High School18.97%
Some College13.09%
Bachelors or Greater7.74%

Madera County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed33.06%
Female Unemployed26.75%
Female Employed11.40%
Male Employed9.90%

Madera County, California Income

Madera County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,742$62,305
Families$50,578$66,870
Married Families$59,789$76,992
Non Families$25,939$39,978

Madera County, California Marital Status

Madera County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Madera County, California Married by Age and Sex

Madera County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Madera County, California Marital Status by Race

Madera County, California Veterans

Madera County, California Veterans by War

7,903

Number of Veterans

7,355

Male Veterans

548

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,085
Korea968
First Gulf War925
Second Gulf War889
World War II366

Madera County, California Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,068
75+2,037
55 to 641,698
35 to 541,417
18 to 34683

Madera County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,9147.99%
Hispanic1,4492.62%
Other3663.01%
Black2776.46%
2 or More1374.22%
Indian1065.76%
Asian1034.36%

Madera County, California Veterans by Education

10.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera County, California Employment Status

Madera County, California Employment by Age

51.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Madera County, California Employment by Race

Madera County, California Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Madera County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Madera614166444430284.93%
Chowchilla1878218236-546-2.91%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990