Mariposa County, California Population 2019

Mariposa County, California's estimated population is 17,437 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mariposa County, California is the 53rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,471340.19%
201717,437-18-0.10%
201617,455-167-0.95%
201517,622-91-0.51%
201417,713-95-0.53%
201317,808-72-0.40%
201217,880-288-1.59%
201118,168-109-0.60%
201018,2773,97527.79%
199014,3023,19428.75%
198011,1085,09384.67%
19706,01595118.78%
19605,064-81-1.57%
19505,145-460-8.21%
19405,6052,37273.37%
19303,23345816.50%
19202,775-1,181-29.85%
19103,956-764-16.19%
19004,72093324.64%
18903,787-552-12.72%
18804,339-233-5.10%
18704,572-1,671-26.77%
18606,2431,86442.57%
18504,3790.00%

How Many People Live in Mariposa County, California?

17,437

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,71589.00%
Two or More Races7284.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native4672.64%
Some Other Race3091.75%
Black or African American2151.22%
Asian1680.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander560.32%

Mariposa County, California Population Pyramid 2019

Mariposa County, California Median Age

51.1


Total

50.9


Male

51.6


Female

Mariposa County, California Adults

There are 14,756 adults, (4,598 of whom are seniors) in Mariposa County, California.

Mariposa County, California Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Mariposa County, California Sex Ratio

Female

8,795

49.81%

Male

8,863

50.19%

Mariposa County, California Households and Families

Mariposa County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mariposa County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
All70.7%29.3%
Male62.5%37.5%
Non Family62.1%37.9%
Female60.4%39.6%

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,4342.2370.7
Married3,9582.7678.5
Non Family2,6311.2162.1
Female5702.8860.4
Male2753.0662.5

2.72

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mariposa County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3622.65%
9th to 12th Grade9887.23%
High School Graduate3,85228.21%
Some College3,96029.00%
Associates Degree1,1598.49%
Bachelors Degree2,01714.77%
Graduate Degree1,3189.65%

Mariposa County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,40110,5573,100
Hispanic1,16190893
Multiple Races47236464
Native American35329522
Other Race24217913
Black18213822
Asian1298556
Islander5632

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,705$32,493$30,442
Less Than High School$20,417$19,938$21,944
High School Grad$29,237$30,247$27,679
Some College$28,385$31,114$24,801
Bachelors Degree$41,495$41,250$45,357
Graduate Degree$64,085$80,789$46,667

$31,705

Average Earnings

$32,493

Average Male

$30,442

Average Female

Mariposa County, California Language

Mariposa County, California Language by Age

Mariposa County, California Language

89.17% of Mariposa County, California residents speak only English, while 10.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.41% of the population.

Mariposa County, California Poverty

Mariposa County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2271,89513.32%
Hispanic1,81645525.06%
Multiple71413919.47%
Other3026120.20%
Native4675912.63%
Asian1595735.85%
Black1724928.49%

15.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.12%

Male Poverty Rate

16.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mariposa County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mariposa County, California is Asian, with 35.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mariposa County, California is Native, with 12.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.19%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.83%
High School13.92%
Some College13.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.21%
Male Unemployed51.78%
Male Employed7.70%
Female Employed7.14%

Mariposa County, California Income

Mariposa County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,385$64,884
Families$62,966$75,718
Married Families$67,481-
Non Families$24,779$41,680

Mariposa County, California Marital Status

Mariposa County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mariposa County, California Married by Age and Sex

Mariposa County, California Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mariposa County, California Marital Status by Race

Mariposa County, California Veterans

1,646

Number of Veterans

1,582

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam803
Korea231
Second Gulf War118
First Gulf War110
World War II81

Mariposa County, California Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,55511.84%
Hispanic453.39%
Hawaiian3257.14%
Indian318.78%
2 or More223.93%
Asian63.73%

Mariposa County, California Veterans by Education

7.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mariposa County, California Employment Status

51.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Mariposa 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

66.77%

Born in California

93.16%

Native Born

6.84%

Foreign Born

3.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.16% of Mariposa County, California residents were born in the United States, with 66.77% having been born in California. 3.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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