Madera County, California Population 2019

Madera County, California's estimated population is 155,904 with a growth rate of 1.13% 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
2018157,6721,7681.13%
2017155,9041,7441.13%
2016154,1604210.27%
2015153,7391490.10%
2014153,5902,1201.40%
2013151,470-124-0.08%
2012151,594-108-0.07%
2011151,7026960.46%
2010151,00662,91671.42%
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%

How Many People Live in Madera County, California?

155,904

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White118,39076.66%
Some Other Race20,08113.00%
Two or More Races4,9483.20%
Black or African American4,9383.20%
Asian3,3032.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5561.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2240.15%

Madera County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Madera County, California Median Age

33.7


Total

32.6


Male

34.7


Female

Madera County, California Adults

There are 111,693 adults, (20,191 of whom are seniors) in Madera County, California.

Madera County, California Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera County, California Sex Ratio

Female

79,857

51.71%

Male

74,583

48.29%

Madera County, California Households and Families

Madera County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madera County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.7%28.3%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family58%42%
Male44.4%55.6%
Female37.4%62.6%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,4583.2962.3
Married25,8523.7971.7
Non Family9,9111.2758
Female6,4174.0837.4
Male2,2784.2344.4

3.75

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madera County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,16016.82%
9th to 12th Grade11,11811.57%
High School Graduate23,82724.79%
Some College24,10025.08%
Associates Degree7,5957.90%
Bachelors Degree8,9459.31%
Graduate Degree4,3514.53%

Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic45,85123,7642,959
White41,76737,9078,688
Other Race12,2835,919827
Black3,6042,976427
Multiple Races2,5642,010208
Asian2,1571,871804
Native American1,5491,132145
Islander18613250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,690$31,329$21,921
Less Than High School$18,315$21,377$13,264
High School Grad$26,012$32,055$20,934
Some College$31,716$40,940$25,412
Bachelors Degree$53,072$63,822$50,534
Graduate Degree$69,295$76,290$64,282

$26,690

Average Earnings

$31,329

Average Male

$21,921

Average Female

Madera County, California Language

Madera County, California Language by Age

Madera County, California Language

54.46% of Madera County, California residents speak only English, while 45.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.37% of the population.

Madera County, California Poverty

Madera County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic84,51623,61027.94%
White51,3066,50212.67%
Other17,6834,76726.96%
Black3,5621,36338.27%
Multiple4,26191921.57%
Native2,33050521.67%
Asian3,0481023.35%

22.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.39%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Black, with 38.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Asian, with 3.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.12%
High School19.76%
Some College11.84%
Bachelors or Greater7.66%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed30.91%
Female Unemployed28.34%
Female Employed11.61%
Male Employed10.31%

Madera County, California Income

Madera County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,210$65,121
Families$53,712$69,101
Married Families$62,822$78,375
Non Families$29,063$45,518

Madera County, California Marital Status

Madera County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Madera County, California Marital Status by Race

Madera County, California Veterans

7,091

Number of Veterans

6,569

Male Veterans

522

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,712
First Gulf War868
Second Gulf War809
Korea762
World War II326
Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,032
75+1,939
55 to 641,304
35 to 541,211
18 to 34605

Madera County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2377.33%
Hispanic1,3332.35%
Other3392.30%
Black1714.13%
2 or More1344.34%
Indian1216.57%
Asian893.49%

Madera County, California Veterans by Education

8.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera County, California Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Madera County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.82%

Born in California

78.48%

Native Born

21.52%

Foreign Born

15.21%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

78.48% of Madera County, California residents were born in the United States, with 65.82% having been born in California. 15.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Population of Cities in Madera County, California

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Madera614166444430284.93%
Chowchilla1878218236-546-2.91%
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