Hemet, California Population 2021

85,706
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Hemet is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 85,706, it is the 97th largest city in California and the 400th largest city in the United States. Hemet is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 8.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,657 in 2010. Hemet reached it's highest population of 85,706 in 2021. Spanning over 29 miles, Hemet has a population density of 2,929 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hemet is $53,833 with a poverty rate of 21.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,096 per month, and the median house value is $196,700. The median age in Hemet is 38.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.8 males.

Hemet Demographics

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

  • White: 74.48%
  • Other race: 8.29%
  • Black or African American: 8.00%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Asian: 3.04%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.35%
The current population of Hemet, California is 85,706, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 85,148.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 78,657.

Hemet, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62,96974.48%
Some Other Race7,0098.29%
Black or African American6,7638.00%
Two or More Races3,8624.57%
Asian2,5723.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0701.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2970.35%
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Hemet Population by Race

Hemet Population Pyramid 2021

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Hemet Median Age

38.9


Total

36.3


Male

41.4


Female

Hemet Adults

There are 62,433 adults, (18,690 of whom are seniors) in Hemet.

Hemet Age Dependency

93.3

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Hemet Sex Ratio

Female

44,088

52.15%

Male

40,454

47.85%

Hemet Population by Age

Hemet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hemet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.6%29.4%
All58.5%41.5%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Male44.2%55.8%
Female33.5%66.5%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hemet Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,8932.958.5
Married12,9893.7270.6
Non Family10,1261.2555.5
Female4,0934.0233.5
Male1,6853.7444.2

3.65

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Hemet Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8468.79%
9th to 12th Grade6,40811.62%
High School Graduate17,37331.51%
Some College15,99929.02%
Associates Degree4,4148.01%
Bachelors Degree3,9477.16%
Graduate Degree2,1473.89%
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Hemet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hemet Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,73325,0083,710
Hispanic20,46712,8621,204
Other Race4,2852,342212
Black3,8063,397492
Asian1,9871,719612
Multiple Races1,5691,304196
Native American63441134
Islander9041

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.80%.

Hemet Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,990$37,589$25,603
Less Than High School$22,124$27,202$18,767
High School Grad$31,848$38,455$25,237
Some College$30,349$37,967$26,454
Bachelors Degree$38,570$46,167$36,475
Graduate Degree$72,188$68,462$81,000

$30,990

Average Earnings

$37,589

Average Male

$25,603

Average Female

Hemet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hemet Language by Age

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Hemet Language

67.76% of Hemet residents speak only English, while 32.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.69% of the population.

Hemet Language

Hemet Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic38,2388,86823.19%
White33,9175,75616.97%
Black6,6542,17132.63%
Other6,7851,16617.18%
Multiple3,83282321.48%
Native1,07049245.98%
Asian2,5682369.19%
Islander29422074.83%

21.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.50%

Male Poverty Rate

22.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hemet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hemet is Islander, with 74.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hemet is Asian, with 9.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.30%.

Hemet Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.94%
Some College17.46%
High School13.85%
Bachelors or Greater9.10%

Hemet Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.45%
Male Unemployed27.16%
Female Employed10.53%
Male Employed8.80%

Hemet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hemet Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,726$53,833
Families$48,652$61,027
Married Families$56,267$68,632
Non Families$24,797$36,616
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Income by Household Type

Hemet Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hemet Married by Age and Sex

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Hemet 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.

Hemet Marital Status by Race

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Hemet Marital Status

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6,411

Number of Veterans

6,036

Male Veterans

375

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,447
Second Gulf War1,098
First Gulf War1,083
Korea961
World War II394

Hemet Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+2,238
65 to 741,653
35 to 541,113
55 to 64853
18 to 34554

Hemet Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,23510.95%
Hispanic1,0994.41%
Black60713.52%
2 or More23411.18%
Asian1858.95%
Other971.89%
Indian324.92%
Hawaiian2114.38%

Hemet Veterans by Race

Hemet Veterans by Education

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12.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hemet Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

12.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hemet Employment by Age

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Hemet Employment by Race

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Hemet 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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61.11%

Born in California

83.75%

Native Born

16.25%

Foreign Born

7.93%

Non Citizen

8.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.75% of Hemet residents were born in the United States, with 61.11% having been born in California. 7.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hemet Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202185,7061860.22%
202085,5201860.22%
201985,3341860.22%
201885,1483390.40%
201784,8096880.82%
201684,1218160.98%
201583,3057640.93%
201482,5418231.01%
201381,7186850.85%
201281,0338071.01%
201180,2261,1361.44%
201079,09020,2783.01%
200058,81222,7185.00%
199036,09413,5634.83%
198022,53110,2796.28%
197012,2526,8368.51%
19605,4162,0304.81%
19503,3867912.70%
19402,5953601.50%
19302,2357554.21%
19201,4804884.08%
19109920.00%

Hemet Population by Year