Ceres, California Population 2022

50,078
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Ceres is a city located in Stanislaus County California. With a 2020 population of 50,078, it is the 191st largest city in California and the 883rd largest city in the United States. Ceres is currently growing at a rate of 0.78% annually and its population has increased by 1.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 49,302 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Ceres has a population density of 5,352 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ceres is $70,583 with a poverty rate of 14.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,289 per month, and the median house value is $284,300. The median age in Ceres is 30.2 years, 28.8 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Ceres Demographics

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

  • White: 58.85%
  • Other race: 16.24%
  • Two or more races: 12.46%
  • Asian: 7.20%
  • Black or African American: 3.65%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.63%
The current population of Ceres, California is 50,078 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 49,302.

Ceres, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Ceres Population by Race

Ceres Population Pyramid 2022

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Ceres Median Age

30.8


Total

30.1


Male

31.4


Female

Ceres Adults

There are 34,120 adults, (5,062 of whom are seniors) in Ceres.

Ceres Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49

Child Dependency Ratio

Ceres Sex Ratio

Female

23,309

48.20%

Male

25,046

51.80%

Ceres Population by Age

Ceres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ceres Household Types

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ceres Households and Families

4.01

Average Family Size

3.58

Average Household Size

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Ceres Households by Type

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Ceres Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ceres Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.83%.

Ceres Educational Attainment by Race

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$35,158

Average Earnings

$42,330

Average Male

$27,131

Average Female

Ceres Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ceres Language by Age

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Ceres Language

44.21% of Ceres residents speak only English, while 55.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.90% of the population.

Ceres Language

Ceres Poverty by Race

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14.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

15.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ceres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ceres is White, with 18.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ceres is Multiple, with 7.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Ceres Poverty

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Ceres Poverty Rate by Education

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Ceres Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ceres Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Ceres Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

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 55-64.

Ceres Marital Status by Race

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Ceres Marital Status

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1,419

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Ceres Veterans by War

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Ceres Veterans by Age

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Ceres Veterans by Race

Ceres Veterans by Education

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7.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ceres Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Ceres Employment by Age

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Ceres Employment by Race

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Ceres 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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65.66%

Born in Ceres

75.63%

Native Born

24.37%

Foreign Born

12.29%

Non Citizen

12.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.63% of Ceres residents were born in the United States, with 65.66% having been born in California. 12.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ceres Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Ceres Population by Year