Dos Palos, California Population 2022

5,968
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Dos Palos is a city located in Merced County California. With a 2020 population of 5,968, it is the 599th largest city in California and the 5914th largest city in the United States. Dos Palos is currently growing at a rate of 1.44% annually and its population has increased by 2.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,798 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Dos Palos has a population density of 4,423 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dos Palos is $69,984 with a poverty rate of 8.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $991 per month, and the median house value is $232,700. The median age in Dos Palos is 30.1 years, 29.4 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Dos Palos Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Dos Paloswas:

  • White: 59.99%
  • Other race: 29.85%
  • Two or more races: 5.49%
  • Native American: 2.22%
  • Black or African American: 1.60%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dos Palos, California is 5,968 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,798.

Dos Palos, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,15959.99%
Black or African American841.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1172.22%
Asian450.85%
Some Other Race1,57229.85%
Two or More Races2895.49%
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Dos Palos Population by Race

Dos Palos Population Pyramid 2022

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Dos Palos Median Age

31.7


Total

33.4


Male

29.9


Female

Dos Palos Adults

There are 3,840 adults, (797 of whom are seniors) in Dos Palos.

Dos Palos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dos Palos Sex Ratio

Female

2,712

51.50%

Male

2,554

48.50%

Dos Palos Population by Age

Dos Palos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dos Palos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family72.2%27.8%
Married70.6%29.4%
Male68.2%31.8%
All67%33%
Female45.1%54.9%

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dos Palos Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5293.4367
Married8544.2770.6
Male1763.0568.2
Female2153.3845.1
Non Family2841.1572.2

3.84

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Dos Palos Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade73722.14%
9th to 12th Grade41412.44%
High School Graduate1,03331.03%
Some College51615.50%
Associates Degree2016.04%
Bachelors Degree2226.67%
Graduate Degree2066.19%
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Dos Palos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dos Palos Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black848484
Asian454515
White1,020903186
Native American1172219
Hispanic2,1171,083143
Other Race83941426
2+ Races132132

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dos Palos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,123$43,312$16,142
Less Than 9th Grade$27,310$37,955$13,917
High School Graduate$18,902$25,037$15,913
Some College$41,833$51,848$
Bachelors Degree$91,150$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,123

Average Earnings

$43,312

Average Male

$16,142

Average Female

Dos Palos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dos Palos Language by Age

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Dos Palos Language

47.83% of Dos Palos residents speak only English, while 52.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.97% of the population.

Dos Palos Language

Dos Palos Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2843813.38%
Hispanic3,68841911.36%
Native11732.56%
White1,231302.44%
Other224NaN%

8.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.57%

Male Poverty Rate

11.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dos Palos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dos Palos is Multiple, with 13.38% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.81%.

Dos Palos Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.22%
High School7.87%
Some College5.20%
Bachelors or Greater3.27%

Dos Palos Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Dos Palos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dos Palos Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,155$78,851
Families$59,861$78,663
Married Families$73,026-
Non Families$42,181$69,039
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Income by Household Type

Dos Palos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dos Palos Married by Age and Sex

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Dos Palos Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dos Palos Marital Status by Race

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Dos Palos Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War51
Vietnam35
Korea
World War II

Dos Palos Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 5452
55 to 6419
65 to 7424
75+44

Dos Palos Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White923.70%
Black2529.76%
2+ Races3322.45%
Hispanic220.85%

Dos Palos Veterans by Race

Dos Palos Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dos Palos Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

15.1%

Unemployment Rate

Dos Palos Employment by Age

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Dos Palos Employment by Race

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Dos Palos 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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57.82%

Born in Dos Palos

67.58%

Native Born

32.42%

Foreign Born

24.15%

Non Citizen

8.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

67.58% of Dos Palos residents were born in the United States, with 57.82% having been born in California. 24.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dos Palos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19409780.00%
19501,3944163.61%
19602,0286343.82%
19702,4964682.10%
19803,1236272.27%
19904,1961,0733.00%
20004,5813850.88%
20104,9503690.78%
20115,035851.72%
20125,120851.69%
20135,205851.66%
20145,290851.63%
20155,375851.61%
20165,460851.58%
20175,545851.56%
20185,630851.53%
20195,715851.51%
20205,798831.45%
20215,883851.47%
20225,968851.44%

Dos Palos Population by Year