Hemet, California Population 2022

92,069
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Hemet is a city located in Riverside County California. With a 2020 population of 92,069, it is the 89th largest city in California and the 395th largest city in the United States. Hemet is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 2.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 89,833 in 2020. Spanning over 29 miles, Hemet has a population density of 3,146 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hemet is $53,833 with a poverty rate of 17.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,157 per month, and the median house value is $213,000. The median age in Hemet is 38.9 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.4 years for females.

Hemet Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hemetwas:

  • White: 68.76%
  • Other race: 10.53%
  • Black or African American: 9.31%
  • Two or more races: 7.65%
  • Asian: 2.63%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Hemet, California is 92,069 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 89,833.

Hemet, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White58,23068.76%
Black or African American7,8829.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native7770.92%
Asian2,2252.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1800.21%
Some Other Race8,91410.53%
Two or More Races6,4787.65%
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Hemet Population by Race

Hemet Population Pyramid 2022

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Hemet Median Age

38.5


Total

36.2


Male

40.3


Female

Hemet Adults

There are 62,706 adults, (18,421 of whom are seniors) in Hemet.

Hemet Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hemet Sex Ratio

Female

43,863

51.79%

Male

40,823

48.21%

Hemet Population by Age

Hemet Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hemet Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.3%28.7%
All59.8%40.2%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Male42.5%57.5%
Female38.7%61.3%

59.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hemet Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,5332.9459.8
Married13,2553.8271.3
Male1,7893.8742.5
Female3,8613.7338.7
Non Family9,6281.2455.6

3.7

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Hemet Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6778.43%
9th to 12th Grade6,19911.17%
High School Graduate16,76630.22%
Some College15,36727.69%
Associates Degree4,8908.81%
Bachelors Degree4,8588.76%
Graduate Degree2,7314.92%
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Hemet Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hemet Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,8151,546530
Black4,5624,159848
White26,32323,7573,937
2+ Races3,4062,627419
Hispanic21,78014,4012,216
Other Race5,4783,100555
Native American47828733
Islander4614

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.20%.

Hemet Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,995$40,646$26,444
Less Than 9th Grade$27,591$34,163$19,054
High School Graduate$36,040$41,493$26,326
Some College$30,991$40,495$25,222
Bachelors Degree$39,522$45,096$31,755
Graduate Degree$80,113$63,861$80,800

$33,995

Average Earnings

$40,646

Average Male

$26,444

Average Female

Hemet Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hemet Language by Age

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Hemet Language

67.47% of Hemet residents speak only English, while 32.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.03% of the population.

Hemet Language

Hemet Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1769855.68%
Native76928937.58%
Black7,8602,19227.89%
Hispanic39,6127,08617.89%
Multiple6,4271,00415.62%
White32,4544,89815.09%
Asian2,21828712.94%
Other1,362NaN%

17.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.77%

Male Poverty Rate

18.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hemet

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hemet is Islander, with 55.68% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.93%.

Hemet Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.06%
High School12.41%
Some College14.62%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%

Hemet Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.07%
Male Unemployed19.62%
Female Employed8.77%
Female Unemployed38.94%

Hemet Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hemet Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,152$57,589
Families$51,578$66,567
Married Families$56,022$73,585
Non Families$25,375$35,727
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Income by Household Type

Hemet Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

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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6,453

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,268
First Gulf War1,297
Vietnam2,424
Korea820
World War II282

Hemet Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34577
35 to 541,372
55 to 64681
65 to 741,724
75+2,099

Hemet Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,82311.02%
Black78814.33%
Native American367.14%
Asian1508.04%
Islander1414.58%
Other Race891.33%
2+ Races55313.13%
Hispanic1,2404.74%

Hemet Veterans by Race

Hemet Veterans by Education

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9.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hemet Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

43.2%

Employment Rate

12%

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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60.61%

Born in Hemet

82.91%

Native Born

17.09%

Foreign Born

8.26%

Non Citizen

8.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.91% of Hemet residents were born in the United States, with 60.61% having been born in California. 8.26% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19109920.00%
19201,4804884.08%
19302,2357554.21%
19402,5953601.50%
19503,3867912.70%
19605,4162,0304.81%
197012,2526,8368.51%
198022,53110,2796.28%
199036,09413,5634.83%
200058,81222,7185.00%
201078,65719,8452.95%
201179,7751,1181.42%
201280,8931,1181.40%
201382,0111,1181.38%
201483,1291,1181.36%
201584,2471,1181.34%
201685,3651,1181.33%
201786,4831,1181.31%
201887,6011,1181.29%
201988,7191,1181.28%
202089,8331,1141.26%
202190,9511,1181.24%
202292,0691,1181.23%

Hemet Population by Year