Ceres, California Population 2020

49,533
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Ceres is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 49,533, it is the 182nd largest city in California and the 798th largest city in the United States. Ceres is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 9.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,417 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Ceres has a population density of 5,294 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ceres is $65,225 with a poverty rate of 15.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,119 per month, and the median house value is $250,900. The median age in Ceres is 30 years, 28.7 years for males, and 31.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.4 males.

Ceres Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Ceres was:

  • White: 65.12%
  • Other race: 19.81%
  • Asian: 6.99%
  • Black or African American: 3.66%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
The current population of Ceres, California is 49,533, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,769.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,417.

Ceres, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,24165.12%
Some Other Race9,50519.81%
Asian3,3546.99%
Black or African American1,7553.66%
Two or More Races1,3612.84%
American Indian and Alaska Native5131.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2460.51%
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Ceres Population Pyramid 2020

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Ceres Median Age

30


Total

28.7


Male

31.2


Female

Ceres Adults

There are 33,057 adults, (4,487 of whom are seniors) in Ceres.

Ceres Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ceres Sex Ratio

Female

23,699

49.40%

Male

24,276

50.60%

Ceres Households and Families

Ceres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ceres Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.2%30.8%
All59.9%40.1%
Non Family54.9%45.1%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male43.4%56.6%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,8883.6659.9
Married7,1944.2769.2
Female2,4873.8144.9
Non Family2,0791.2654.9
Male1,1283.9543.4

3.97

Average Family Size

3.66

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Ceres Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,25415.32%
9th to 12th Grade3,73013.43%
High School Graduate8,70431.34%
Some College6,53023.51%
Associates Degree1,9296.95%
Bachelors Degree2,0477.37%
Graduate Degree5772.08%
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Ceres Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15,6489,656989
White8,2677,176879
Other Race5,1423,089280
Asian2,2281,541551
Black951868110
Multiple Races48540158
Native American33624638
Islander1441098

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.27%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 24.73%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,324$39,135$24,100
Less Than High School$25,096$30,672$17,677
High School Grad$30,306$38,676$21,531
Some College$36,387$47,941$28,635
Bachelors Degree$36,754$55,458$26,971
Graduate Degree$44,881$42,619$55,714

$31,324

Average Earnings

$39,135

Average Male

$24,100

Average Female

Ceres Language

Ceres Language by Age

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Ceres Language

41.46% of Ceres residents speak only English, while 58.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.27% of the population.

Ceres Poverty

Ceres Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic29,8874,44214.86%
White10,9991,61414.67%
Other9,4171,37314.58%
Asian3,30162518.93%
Black1,70732118.80%
Multiple1,27024819.53%
Islander22210547.30%
Native4577215.75%

15.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ceres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ceres is Islander, with 47.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ceres is Other, with 14.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.32%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.86%
Bachelors or Greater12.69%
High School10.93%
Some College10.30%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.09%
Male Unemployed27.77%
Female Employed7.90%
Male Employed7.05%

Ceres Income

Ceres Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,109$65,225
Families$57,076$67,654
Married Families$67,762-
Non Families$28,717$40,681
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Ceres Marital Status

Ceres Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ceres Married by Age and Sex

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Ceres 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.

Ceres Marital Status by Race

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Ceres Veterans

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1,410

Number of Veterans

1,354

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam352
Second Gulf War285
First Gulf War208
Korea180
World War II71
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Age Group Veterans
75+444
65 to 74270
35 to 54267
18 to 34219
55 to 64210
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1485.26%
Hispanic3781.96%
Asian873.47%
Indian5415.25%
Other480.75%
2 or More395.89%
Black342.98%

Ceres Veterans by Education

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5.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ceres Employment Status

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62.1%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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64.55%

Born in California

74.46%

Native Born

25.54%

Foreign Born

14.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

74.46% of Ceres residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in California. 14.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202049,5333820.78%
201949,1513820.78%
201848,7693050.63%
201748,4643820.79%
201648,0825561.17%
201547,5265211.11%
201447,0054400.94%
201346,5652330.50%
201246,3322180.47%
201146,1141640.36%
201045,95011,3412.87%
200034,6098,2952.78%
199026,31413,0337.08%
198013,2817,2528.22%
19706,0291,6233.19%
19604,4062,0556.48%
19502,3511,0195.85%
19401,3323513.11%
19309813444.41%
19206370.00%