California, Missouri Population 2021

4,374
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California is a city located in Moniteau County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Moniteau County. With a 2020 population of 4,374, it is the 153rd largest city in Missouri and the 5153rd largest city in the United States . California is currently declining at a rate of -0.48% annually but its population has increased by 2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,278 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, California has a population density of 1,167 people per square mile.

The average household income in California is $62,812 with a poverty rate of 14.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $605 per month, and the median house value is $111,300. The median age in California is 35.1 years, 33.4 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

California Demographics

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

  • White: 96.44%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Two or more races: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.70%
  • Other race: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of California, Missouri is 4,374 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,374.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,278.

California, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,24896.44%
Black or African American581.32%
Two or More Races380.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.70%
Some Other Race230.52%
Asian70.16%
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California Population by Race

California Population Pyramid $2021

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California Median Age

35.1


Total

33.4


Male

38.7


Female

California Adults

There are 3,291 adults, (767 of whom are seniors) in California.

California Age Dependency

74.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

California Sex Ratio

Female

2,235

50.74%

Male

2,170

49.26%

California Population by Age

California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.7%57.3%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
All68%32%
Married85.5%14.5%
Male86.5%13.5%

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6852.5568
Married8763.0785.5
Non Family5511.2247.7
Female2063.7642.7
Male523.186.5

3.12

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1414.75%
9th to 12th Grade2448.22%
High School Graduate1,05835.65%
Some College72724.49%
Associates Degree1163.91%
Bachelors Degree53217.92%
Graduate Degree1505.05%
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California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

California Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6092,335664
Hispanic32322214
Black29194
Other Race2323
Native American14
Asian77

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.45%.

California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,318$42,500$30,197
Less Than 9th Grade$30,893$31,875$
High School Graduate$30,056$38,125$26,090
Some College$35,868$45,119$32,005
Bachelors Degree$43,602$49,213$27,292
Graduate Degree$41,406$37,917$74,000

$34,318

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$30,197

Average Female

California Earnings by Educational Attainment

California Language by Age

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California Language

87.91% of California residents speak only English, while 12.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.70% of the population.

California Language

California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,64150413.84%
Hispanic5788915.40%
Black473982.98%

14.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.75%

Male Poverty Rate

15.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in California

The race most likely to be in poverty in California is Black, with 82.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in California is White, with 13.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.50%.

California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.92%
High School11.36%
Bachelors or Greater9.52%
Some College5.30%

California Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.20%
Female Unemployed21.28%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed4.86%

California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,904$62,812
Families$64,297$74,517
Married Families$80,313-
Non Families$25,040$34,162
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Income by Household Type

California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

California Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

California Marital Status by Race

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California Marital Status

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355

Number of Veterans

343

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam164
First Gulf War109
Korea42
Second Gulf War31
World War II6

California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74130
75+90
55 to 6474
35 to 5453
18 to 348

California Veterans by Age

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California Veterans by Race

California Veterans by Education

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12.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

California Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

California Employment by Age

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California Employment by Race

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California 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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67.85%

Born in California

98.23%

Native Born

1.77%

Foreign Born

0.79%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.23% of California residents were born in the United States, with 67.85% having been born in Missouri. 0.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

California Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,374-21-0.48%
20204,395-21-0.48%
20194,416-21-0.47%
20184,437360.82%
20174,401150.34%
20164,386310.71%
20154,355190.44%
20144,33640.09%
20134,33230.07%
20124,32920.05%
20114,327240.56%
20104,3032980.72%
20004,0055401.46%
19903,465840.25%
19803,3812760.86%
19703,1053171.08%
19602,7881610.60%
19502,6271020.40%
19402,5250.00%

California Population by Year