Folsom, California Population 2020

80,610

Folsom is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 80,610, it is the 107th largest city in California and the 440th largest city in the United States. Folsom is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 11.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 72,203 in 2010. Spanning over 30 miles, Folsom has a population density of 2,891 people per square mile.

The average household income in Folsom is $126,425 with a poverty rate of 5.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,601 per month, and the median house value is $488,400. The median age in Folsom is 41.2 years, 40.4 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.8 males.

Folsom Demographics

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

  • White: 69.84%
  • Asian: 17.09%
  • Two or more races: 5.90%
  • Black or African American: 3.42%
  • Other race: 2.91%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
The current population of Folsom, California is 80,610, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 79,022.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 72,203.

Folsom, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53,78369.84%
Asian13,16117.09%
Two or More Races4,5415.90%
Black or African American2,6373.42%
Some Other Race2,2382.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native3710.48%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2760.36%

Folsom Population Pyramid 2020

Folsom Median Age

41.2


Total

40.4


Male

41.7


Female

Folsom Adults

There are 58,328 adults, (9,973 of whom are seniors) in Folsom.

Folsom Age Dependency

59.3

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Folsom Sex Ratio

Female

36,882

47.89%

Male

40,125

52.11%

Folsom Households and Families

Folsom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Folsom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
All70%30%
Female53.8%46.2%
Non Family50.7%49.3%
Male49.4%50.6%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2852.6270
Married15,9343.2483.4
Non Family7,7841.2150.7
Female2,4662.9153.8
Male1,1012.8949.4

3.13

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Folsom Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5002.80%
9th to 12th Grade2,5494.75%
High School Graduate7,42813.85%
Some College10,38719.37%
Associates Degree4,9249.18%
Bachelors Degree15,89229.63%
Graduate Degree10,95820.43%

Folsom Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White35,04933,76917,175
Asian8,7208,3276,774
Hispanic5,4304,1971,814
Black2,3241,528385
Multiple Races1,9781,754776
Other Race1,796920243
Native American30118630
Islander20618519

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.68%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$71,982$91,458$55,330
Less Than High School$21,839$33,179$16,098
High School Grad$34,966$35,179$34,788
Some College$54,803$68,514$38,695
Bachelors Degree$82,168$101,965$63,576
Graduate Degree$100,361$116,804$83,542

$71,982

Average Earnings

$91,458

Average Male

$55,330

Average Female

Folsom Language

Folsom Language by Age

Folsom Language

78.25% of Folsom residents speak only English, while 21.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.08% of the population.

Folsom Poverty

Folsom Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White46,3722,4735.33%
Hispanic7,6185697.47%
Asian12,9085424.20%
Multiple4,2711734.05%
Other941798.40%
Black695689.78%
Islander2223917.57%
Native21394.23%

5.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.26%

Male Poverty Rate

5.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Folsom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Folsom is Islander, with 17.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Folsom is Multiple, with 4.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.98%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.95%
High School8.85%
Some College5.60%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed25.72%
Female Unemployed11.73%
Female Employed2.42%
Male Employed2.24%

Folsom Income

Folsom Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$109,762$126,425
Families$132,894$145,482
Married Families$145,208-
Non Families$57,933$74,862

Folsom Marital Status

Folsom Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Folsom Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Folsom Marital Status by Race

Folsom Veterans

4,351

Number of Veterans

4,060

Male Veterans

291

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,437
First Gulf War1,326
Second Gulf War487
Korea411
World War II132
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,417
65 to 741,091
55 to 64850
75+840
18 to 34153
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5348.49%
Black33813.59%
Hispanic3295.22%
Asian1811.91%
Other1326.69%
2 or More1235.49%
Indian4314.14%

$Folsom Veterans by Education

2.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Folsom Employment Status

59.9%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Folsom Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.85%

Born in California

83.25%

Native Born

16.75%

Foreign Born

7.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.25% of Folsom residents were born in the United States, with 59.85% having been born in California. 7.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202080,6107940.99%
201979,8167941.00%
201879,0221,1401.46%
201777,8827941.03%
201677,0881,0621.40%
201576,0269871.32%
201475,0392,1822.99%
201372,857-250-0.34%
201273,1075130.71%
201172,5944330.60%
201072,16120,2773.35%
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%