Ceres, California Population 2021

49,038
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Ceres is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 49,038, it is the 183rd largest city in California and the 802nd largest city in the United States. Ceres is currently growing at a rate of 0.34% annually and its population has increased by 7.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,417 in 2010. Ceres reached it's highest population of 49,038 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Ceres has a population density of 5,241 people per square mile.

The average household income in Ceres is $70,583 with a poverty rate of 15.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,192 per month, and the median house value is $270,500. The median age in Ceres is 30.2 years, 28.8 years for males, and 31.3 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: 65.28%
  • Other race: 18.33%
  • Asian: 6.87%
  • Black or African American: 3.95%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Native American: 1.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
The current population of Ceres, California is 49,038, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 48,540.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,417.

Ceres, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White31,47465.28%
Some Other Race8,83818.33%
Asian3,3136.87%
Black or African American1,9033.95%
Two or More Races1,8993.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native5391.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2480.51%
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Ceres Population by Race

Ceres Population Pyramid 2021

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Ceres Median Age

30.2


Total

28.8


Male

31.3


Female

Ceres Adults

There are 33,328 adults, (4,628 of whom are seniors) in Ceres.

Ceres Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Ceres Sex Ratio

Female

23,827

49.42%

Male

24,387

50.58%

Ceres Population by Age

Ceres Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ceres Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.2%29.8%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family55.4%44.6%
Female48.2%51.8%
Male44%56%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ceres Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,9753.6661.2
Married7,2334.2570.2
Female2,4063.7448.2
Non Family2,0731.2655.4
Male1,2634.0844

3.96

Average Family Size

3.66

Average Household Size

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Ceres Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,91113.86%
9th to 12th Grade3,58212.69%
High School Graduate8,86031.39%
Some College7,01724.86%
Associates Degree1,9716.98%
Bachelors Degree2,3198.22%
Graduate Degree5662.01%
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Ceres Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ceres Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15,5309,996969
White8,5297,350990
Other Race4,7773,002265
Asian2,2911,711660
Black1,073971134
Multiple Races798686101
Native American37127035
Islander14112313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 28.81%.

Ceres Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,176$42,145$26,338
Less Than High School$27,960$32,342$18,433
High School Grad$32,795$41,279$23,057
Some College$38,395$46,312$30,823
Bachelors Degree$46,420$56,607$33,795
Graduate Degree$73,281$$81,111

$34,176

Average Earnings

$42,145

Average Male

$26,338

Average Female

Ceres Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ceres Language by Age

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Ceres Language

43.11% of Ceres residents speak only English, while 56.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.39% of the population.

Ceres Language

Ceres Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic29,3754,08813.92%
White11,3931,94617.08%
Other8,8041,27914.53%
Asian3,26452716.15%
Multiple1,78831517.62%
Black1,84525413.77%
Islander2227734.68%
Native4945511.13%

15.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.89%

Male Poverty Rate

16.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ceres

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ceres is Islander, with 34.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ceres is Native, with 11.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Ceres Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.94%
Some College10.03%
Bachelors or Greater9.76%
High School9.52%

Ceres Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.83%
Male Unemployed24.36%
Female Employed6.67%
Male Employed6.39%

Ceres Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ceres Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,667$70,583
Families$60,503$73,384
Married Families$74,574-
Non Families$29,698$42,326
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Income by Household Type

Ceres Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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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1,306

Number of Veterans

1,290

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam387
Second Gulf War255
Korea173
First Gulf War145
World War II53

Ceres Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+441
65 to 74280
55 to 64232
18 to 34186
35 to 54167

Ceres Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1035.00%
Hispanic2381.25%
Indian5814.61%
Other530.91%
Asian361.41%
2 or More313.22%
Black251.93%

Ceres Veterans by Race

Ceres Veterans by Education

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4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ceres Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

11.9%

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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65.43%

Born in California

75.64%

Native Born

24.36%

Foreign Born

13.11%

Non Citizen

11.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.64% of Ceres residents were born in the United States, with 65.43% having been born in California. 13.11% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202149,0381660.34%
202048,8721660.34%
201948,7061660.34%
201848,5402000.41%
201748,3403550.74%
201647,9855541.17%
201547,4315131.09%
201446,9184360.94%
201346,4822190.47%
201246,2632060.45%
201146,0571560.34%
201045,90111,2922.86%
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%

Ceres Population by Year