Hanford, California Population 2021

59,167
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Hanford is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 59,167, it is the 151st largest city in California and the 649th largest city in the United States. Hanford is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 9.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 53,967 in 2010. Hanford reached it's highest population of 59,167 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Hanford has a population density of 3,400 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hanford is $79,487 with a poverty rate of 15.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $992 per month, and the median house value is $221,300. The median age in Hanford is 33.5 years, 32.6 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.8 males.

Hanford Demographics

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

  • White: 74.25%
  • Other race: 9.34%
  • Black or African American: 5.41%
  • Two or more races: 4.76%
  • Asian: 4.72%
  • Native American: 1.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
The current population of Hanford, California is 59,167, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 56,971.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 53,967.

Hanford, California Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021156,0561,5581.00%
2020154,4981,5581.01%
2019152,9401,5581.02%
2018151,3821,7171.13%
2017149,6652830.19%
2016149,382-703-0.47%
2015150,0855900.39%
2014149,495-842-0.56%
2013150,337-654-0.44%
2012150,991-877-0.58%
2011151,868-502-0.33%
2010152,3700.00%

Hanford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,93574.25%
Some Other Race5,2759.34%
Black or African American3,0545.41%
Two or More Races2,6884.76%
Asian2,6634.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native7061.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1540.27%
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Hanford Population by Race

Hanford Population Pyramid 2021

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Hanford Median Age

33.5


Total

32.6


Male

34.1


Female

Hanford Adults

There are 40,527 adults, (6,886 of whom are seniors) in Hanford.

Hanford Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hanford Sex Ratio

Female

27,846

49.31%

Male

28,629

50.69%

Hanford Population by Age

Hanford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hanford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All57%43%
Non Family45.7%54.3%
Male45.4%54.6%
Female39.7%60.3%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hanford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,7772.9857
Married9,5373.5470.1
Non Family4,6451.3745.7
Female3,3023.5239.7
Male1,2933.2845.4

3.4

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Hanford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,83810.81%
9th to 12th Grade3,2489.15%
High School Graduate8,52024.01%
Some College9,33326.30%
Associates Degree3,74910.56%
Bachelors Degree4,34812.25%
Graduate Degree2,4546.91%
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Hanford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,43014,4813,965
Hispanic15,2939,5951,549
Other Race3,2291,908195
Black1,9281,770283
Asian1,8461,623803
Multiple Races1,2091,115247
Native American40027320
Islander6040

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.85%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.50%.

Hanford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,922$44,638$30,950
Less Than High School$22,952$27,577$16,494
High School Grad$32,699$37,912$23,567
Some College$38,534$52,752$28,921
Bachelors Degree$61,741$69,000$53,750
Graduate Degree$76,192$107,411$69,891

$37,922

Average Earnings

$44,638

Average Male

$30,950

Average Female

Hanford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hanford Language by Age

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Hanford Language

62.97% of Hanford residents speak only English, while 37.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.82% of the population.

Hanford Language

Hanford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic28,3285,45219.25%
White20,1051,7398.65%
Other5,2301,15422.07%
Black2,99476625.58%
Multiple2,65640715.32%
Asian2,6592107.90%
Native69818025.79%
Islander15412379.87%

15.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.84%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hanford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hanford is Islander, with 79.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hanford is Asian, with 7.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.76%.

Hanford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.70%
High School11.90%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%

Hanford Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.45%
Male Unemployed25.30%
Female Employed7.82%
Male Employed7.15%

Hanford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hanford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,413$79,487
Families$65,143$80,600
Married Families$79,633$95,915
Non Families$45,110$69,464
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Income by Household Type

Hanford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hanford Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Hanford Marital Status by Race

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Hanford Marital Status

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3,777

Number of Veterans

3,387

Male Veterans

390

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,318
First Gulf War1,202
Vietnam1,104
Korea239
World War II89

Hanford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,074
65 to 74924
18 to 34621
55 to 64589
75+569

Hanford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,6798.93%
Black58727.61%
Hispanic4772.63%
Asian24312.34%
Other1504.03%
2 or More634.41%
Indian5510.54%

Hanford Veterans by Race

Hanford Veterans by Education

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4.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hanford Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hanford Employment by Age

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Hanford Employment by Race

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Hanford 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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67.08%

Born in California

82.16%

Native Born

17.84%

Foreign Born

10.10%

Non Citizen

7.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.16% of Hanford residents were born in the United States, with 67.08% having been born in California. 10.10% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202159,1677321.25%
202058,4357321.27%
201957,7037321.28%
201856,9715881.04%
201756,3837201.29%
201655,663550.10%
201555,6085220.95%
201455,0863450.63%
201354,7412170.40%
201254,524-88-0.16%
201154,6121490.27%
201054,46312,7772.71%
200041,68610,7893.04%
199030,8979,9393.96%
198020,9585,7793.28%
197015,1795,0464.12%
196010,1331050.10%
195010,0281,7941.99%
19408,2341,2061.60%
19307,0281,1401.79%
19205,8881,0592.00%
19104,8291,9005.13%
19002,9291,98712.01%
189094267313.35%
18802690.00%

Hanford Population by Year