Folsom, California Population 2021

86,300
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Folsom is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 86,300, it is the 94th largest city in California and the 396th largest city in the United States. Folsom is currently growing at a rate of 2.97% annually and its population has increased by 19.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 72,203 in 2010. Folsom reached it's highest population of 86,300 in 2021. Spanning over 30 miles, Folsom has a population density of 3,095 people per square mile.

The average household income in Folsom is $132,609 with a poverty rate of 5.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,710 per month, and the median house value is $524,100. The median age in Folsom is 40.7 years, 39.9 years for males, and 41.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.

Folsom Demographics

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

  • White: 70.12%
  • Asian: 17.18%
  • Two or more races: 5.89%
  • Black or African American: 3.41%
  • Other race: 2.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.37%
The current population of Folsom, California is 86,300, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 78,842.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 72,203.

Folsom, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,80270.12%
Asian13,42817.18%
Two or More Races4,6015.89%
Black or African American2,6633.41%
Some Other Race2,0062.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3680.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native2910.37%
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Folsom Population by Race

Folsom Population Pyramid 2021

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Folsom Median Age

40.7


Total

39.9


Male

41.3


Female

Folsom Adults

There are 59,244 adults, (9,866 of whom are seniors) in Folsom.

Folsom Age Dependency

58.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Folsom Sex Ratio

Female

37,687

48.22%

Male

40,472

51.78%

Folsom Population by Age

Folsom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Folsom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All69.5%30.5%
Female57.1%42.9%
Male51.4%48.6%
Non Family49.8%50.2%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Folsom Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,8362.6369.5
Married16,5363.2481.9
Non Family7,9151.2349.8
Female2,2692.8257.1
Male1,1162.9651.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Folsom Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2232.25%
9th to 12th Grade2,1253.90%
High School Graduate7,11613.08%
Some College10,77519.80%
Associates Degree5,3289.79%
Bachelors Degree16,66830.63%
Graduate Degree11,18920.56%
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Folsom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Folsom Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,17534,26017,713
Asian8,9518,5697,122
Hispanic5,8524,6121,937
Black2,3371,693294
Multiple Races2,0441,960884
Other Race1,630938269
Islander27824420
Native American24118331

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 79.57%.

Folsom Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$74,579$91,696$59,207
Less Than High School$31,500$33,118$24,306
High School Grad$32,456$35,861$31,096
Some College$57,961$70,904$46,638
Bachelors Degree$84,984$104,861$64,649
Graduate Degree$100,807$120,563$84,779

$74,579

Average Earnings

$91,696

Average Male

$59,207

Average Female

Folsom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Folsom Language by Age

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Folsom Language

77.41% of Folsom residents speak only English, while 22.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.55% of the population.

Folsom Language

Folsom Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White47,0822,5785.48%
Hispanic8,0967288.99%
Asian13,1525564.23%
Multiple4,4951583.52%
Other967697.14%
Islander2966020.27%
Black757547.13%
Native19284.17%

5.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.69%

Male Poverty Rate

5.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Folsom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Folsom is Islander, with 20.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Folsom is Multiple, with 3.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.10%.

Folsom Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.78%
High School9.16%
Some College6.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Folsom Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.71%
Female Unemployed9.51%
Female Employed2.79%
Male Employed2.27%

Folsom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Folsom Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$114,405$132,609
Families$138,733$152,791
Married Families$151,088-
Non Families$60,835$78,130
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Income by Household Type

Folsom Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Folsom Married by Age and Sex

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Folsom Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Folsom Marital Status by Race

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Folsom Marital Status

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4,093

Number of Veterans

3,785

Male Veterans

308

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,351
First Gulf War1,306
Second Gulf War558
Korea334
World War II88

Folsom Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,284
65 to 741,072
55 to 64829
75+763
18 to 34145

Folsom Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4328.07%
Hispanic2684.04%
Black2339.25%
Asian2092.17%
2 or More1104.96%
Other673.74%
Indian4217.21%

Folsom Veterans by Race

Folsom Veterans by Education

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2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Folsom Veterans by Education

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61.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Folsom Employment by Age

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Folsom Employment by Race

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Folsom 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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60.42%

Born in California

83.03%

Native Born

16.97%

Foreign Born

7.80%

Non Citizen

9.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.03% of Folsom residents were born in the United States, with 60.42% having been born in California. 7.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Folsom Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202186,3002,4862.97%
202083,8142,4863.06%
201981,3282,4863.15%
201878,8421,0441.34%
201777,7987991.04%
201676,9991,0641.40%
201575,9359851.31%
201474,9502,1682.98%
201372,782-260-0.36%
201273,0425000.69%
201172,5424320.60%
201072,11020,2263.35%
200051,88422,0825.70%
199029,80218,79910.48%
198011,0035,1936.59%
19705,8101,8854.00%
19603,9252,2358.79%
19501,6903902.66%
19401,3006001.56%
1900700911.40%
18906090.00%

Folsom Population by Year