Herald, California Population 2024

1,050

Herald is a city located in Sacramento County California. Herald has a 2024 population of 1,050. Herald is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,049 in 2020.

The average household income in Herald is $162,539 with a poverty rate of 13.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Herald is 56.6 years, 55 years for males, and 58.1 years for females.

Herald Demographics

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

  • White: 63.24%
  • Black or African American: 18.86%
  • Two or more races: 10.19%
  • Native American: 3.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.38%
  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
7.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
133.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.1% (1)
The current population of Herald, California is 1,050 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,049.

Herald, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White66463.24%
Black or African American19818.86%
Two or more races10710.19%
Native American363.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander252.38%
Asian201.9%
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Other race

Herald Population by Race

Herald Population Pyramid 2024

Herald Median Age

56.6

Total

55

Male

58.1

Female

Herald Adults

There are 948 adults, (372 of whom are seniors) in Herald.

Herald Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

64.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Herald Sex Ratio

Female61858.86%
Male43241.14%

Herald Population by Age

Herald Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3702.6494.95.1
Married1913.4892.17.9
Non Family1501.3597.32.7
Female163.811000
Male133.851000
showing: 5 rows

3.4

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

94.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Herald 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

Herald Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Herald Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 34.55%.

Herald Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,156

Average Earnings

$109,125

Average Male

$38,000

Average Female

Herald Earnings by Educational Attainment

Herald Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Herald Language

88.88% of Herald residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.34% of the population.

Herald Language

Herald Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5686912.15%
Multiple1073431.78%
Hispanic2073416.43%
Asian2020100%
Black198115.56%
Native36719.44%
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13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.35%

Male Poverty Rate

14.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Herald

The race most likely to be in poverty in Herald is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Herald is Black, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.91%.

Herald Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.4%
High School28.76%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
showing: 4 rows

Herald Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.66%
Male Employed5.74%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Herald Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Herald Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Herald Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Herald Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Herald Marriage

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

Herald Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Herald Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Herald Veterans by War

count

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Herald Veterans by Age

count

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Herald Veterans by Race

Herald Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Herald Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Herald Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Herald Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Herald 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

60%

Born in Herald

94.57%

Native Born

5.43%

Foreign Born

3.33%

Non Citizen

2.1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.57% of Herald residents were born in the United States, with 60% having been born in California. 3.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Herald Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,050
20231,050
20221,05090.86%
20211,041-8-0.76%
20201,049828.48%
2019967-91-8.6%
20181,058-67-5.96%
20171,125666.23%
20161,059-151-12.48%
20151,210-11-0.9%
20141,221-10-0.81%
20131,23113111.91%
20121,100817.95%
20111,019-165-13.94%
20101,184
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Herald Population by Year