Avenal, California Population 2022

13,334
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Avenal is a city located in Kings County California. With a 2020 population of 13,334, it is the 424th largest city in California and the 3273rd largest city in the United States. Avenal is currently declining at a rate of -1.34% annually and its population has decreased by -2.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,696 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Avenal has a population density of 684 people per square mile.

The average household income in Avenal is $49,581 with a poverty rate of 27.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $882 per month, and the median house value is $144,800. The median age in Avenal is 29.1 years, 33.1 years for males, and 24.7 years for females.

Avenal Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Avenalwas:

  • Other race: 42.80%
  • White: 41.79%
  • Two or more races: 9.82%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Native American: 0.74%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Avenal, California is 13,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,696.

Avenal, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Avenal Population by Race

Avenal Population Pyramid 2022

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Avenal Median Age

29.4


Total

32.4


Male

26.7


Female

Avenal Adults

There are 9,023 adults, (645 of whom are seniors) in Avenal.

Avenal Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

7.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Avenal Sex Ratio

Female

5,080

38.98%

Male

7,953

61.02%

Avenal Population by Age

Avenal Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Avenal Household Types

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Avenal Households and Families

3.99

Average Family Size

3.74

Average Household Size

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Avenal Households by Type

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Avenal Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Avenal Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 23.33%.

Avenal Educational Attainment by Race

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$26,330

Average Earnings

$27,433

Average Male

$23,659

Average Female

Avenal Earnings by Educational Attainment

Avenal Language by Age

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Avenal Language

20.40% of Avenal residents speak only English, while 79.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 79.04% of the population.

Avenal Language

Avenal Poverty by Race

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27.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.15%

Male Poverty Rate

29.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Avenal

The race most likely to be in poverty in Avenal is Black, with 91.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Avenal is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.81%.

Avenal Poverty

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Avenal Poverty Rate by Education

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Avenal Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Avenal Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Avenal Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Avenal Married by Age and Sex

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Avenal 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.

Avenal Marital Status by Race

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Avenal Marital Status

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315

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Avenal Veterans by War

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Avenal Veterans by Age

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Avenal Veterans by Race

Avenal Veterans by Education

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8.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Avenal Veterans by Education

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43.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Avenal Employment by Age

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Avenal Employment by Race

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Avenal Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.61%

Born in Avenal

60.29%

Native Born

39.71%

Foreign Born

31.31%

Non Citizen

8.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

60.29% of Avenal residents were born in the United States, with 56.61% having been born in California. 31.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Avenal Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Avenal Population by Year