Hanford, California Population 2024

58,474

Hanford is a city located in Kings County California. Hanford has a 2024 population of 58,474. It is also the county seat of Kings County.Hanford is currently growing at a rate of 0% annually and its population has increased by 0.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 58,098 in 2020.

The average household income in Hanford is $90,406 with a poverty rate of 14.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hanford is 32.7 years, 32.5 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Hanford Demographics

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

  • White: 58.4%
  • Two or more races: 15.03%
  • Other race: 14.02%
  • Black or African American: 7.01%
  • Asian: 4.02%
  • Native American: 1.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
Land Area (mi²)
17.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,360.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.65% (376)
The current population of Hanford, California is 58,474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 58,098.

Hanford, California Population 2024

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Hanford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White33,82358.4%
Two or more races8,70515.03%
Other race8,12314.02%
Black or African American4,0587.01%
Asian2,3274.02%
Native American8051.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander790.14%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hanford Population by Race

Hanford Population Pyramid 2024

Hanford Median Age

32.7

Total

32.5

Male

33

Female

Hanford Adults

There are 41,037 adults, (7,084 of whom are seniors) in Hanford.

Hanford Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hanford Sex Ratio

Female27,87548.13%
Male30,04551.87%

Hanford Population by Age

Hanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All18,4953.0961.938.1
Married9,2773.7576.123.9
Non Family4,5851.2750.449.6
Female3,0853.6840.759.3
Male1,5483.3953.146.9
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3.58

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hanford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hanford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hanford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 93.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.79%.

Hanford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$49,437

Average Earnings

$58,241

Average Male

$39,267

Average Female

Hanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hanford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hanford Language

67.28% of Hanford residents speak only English, while 32.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.1% of the population.

Hanford Language

Hanford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic28,8345,35918.59%
Other8,0571,78922.2%
White20,3421,5707.72%
Multiple8,6171,34215.57%
Black4,02298524.49%
Native79933241.55%
Asian2,320522.24%
Islander791316.46%
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14.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.29%

Male Poverty Rate

14.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hanford is Native, with 41.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hanford is Asian, with 2.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.07%.

Hanford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.55%
High School12.28%
Some College11.5%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%
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Hanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed32.54%
Female Unemployed26.49%
Female Employed7.29%
Male Employed6.18%
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Hanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hanford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hanford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hanford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hanford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hanford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hanford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4,194

Number of Veterans

3,694

Male Veterans

500

Female Veterans

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Hanford Veterans by War

count

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Hanford Veterans by Age

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Hanford Veterans by Race

Hanford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hanford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hanford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hanford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hanford Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.68%

Born in Hanford

84.96%

Native Born

15.04%

Foreign Born

7.82%

Non Citizen

7.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.96% of Hanford residents were born in the United States, with 67.68% having been born in California. 7.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hanford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958,48420%
202858,48220%
202758,48020%
202658,47820%
202558,47620%
202458,47420%
202358,47220%
202258,47020%
202158,4683700.64%
202058,098-34-0.06%
201958,1326531.14%
201857,4796451.13%
201756,8349461.69%
201655,8881290.23%
201555,7595160.93%
201455,2433030.55%
201354,9402380.44%
201254,702150.03%
201154,6871760.32%
201054,51112,82530.77%
200041,68610,78934.92%
199030,8979,93947.42%
198020,9585,77938.07%
197015,1795,04649.8%
196010,1331051.05%
195010,0281,79421.79%
19408,2341,20617.16%
19307,0281,14019.36%
19205,8881,05921.93%
19104,8291,90064.87%
19002,9291,987210.93%
1890942673250.19%
1880269
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Hanford Population by Year