Hesperia, California Population 2021

97,224
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Hesperia is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 97,224, it is the 79th largest city in California and the 335th largest city in the United States. Hesperia is currently growing at a rate of 0.76% annually and its population has increased by 7.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 90,173 in 2010. Hesperia reached it's highest population of 97,224 in 2021. Spanning over 73 miles, Hesperia has a population density of 1,337 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hesperia is $65,254 with a poverty rate of 19.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,199 per month, and the median house value is $235,700. The median age in Hesperia is 31.2 years, 31.1 years for males, and 31.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.1 males.

Hesperia Demographics

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

  • White: 80.95%
  • Other race: 7.65%
  • Black or African American: 4.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.60%
  • Asian: 2.17%
  • Native American: 1.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Hesperia, California is 97,224, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 95,013.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 90,173.

Hesperia, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,26180.95%
Some Other Race7,2057.65%
Black or African American3,7764.01%
Two or More Races3,3913.60%
Asian2,0472.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4091.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1140.12%
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Hesperia Population by Race

Hesperia Population Pyramid 2021

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Hesperia Median Age

31.2


Total

31.1


Male

31.4


Female

Hesperia Adults

There are 65,365 adults, (9,634 of whom are seniors) in Hesperia.

Hesperia Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

17.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hesperia Sex Ratio

Female

48,042

51.00%

Male

46,161

49.00%

Hesperia Population by Age

Hesperia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hesperia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
All61.4%38.6%
Non Family52%48%
Male50.4%49.6%
Female42.4%57.6%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hesperia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,7383.5261.4
Married14,1493.9973.2
Non Family5,2491.3152
Female4,7854.3542.4
Male2,5553.8850.4

3.9

Average Family Size

3.52

Average Household Size

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Hesperia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,0819.19%
9th to 12th Grade6,89712.47%
High School Graduate19,73735.69%
Some College13,12923.74%
Associates Degree4,2737.73%
Bachelors Degree4,0967.41%
Graduate Degree2,0933.78%
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Hesperia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hesperia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic28,11319,3982,287
White22,29619,7452,667
Other Race4,1792,479298
Black2,3942,017594
Multiple Races1,5021,312141
Asian1,4931,360575
Native American59641118
Islander9180

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.09%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 38.51%.

Hesperia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,962$42,422$25,626
Less Than High School$22,725$28,106$20,255
High School Grad$36,063$44,645$21,986
Some College$37,725$46,920$27,051
Bachelors Degree$41,372$56,098$30,392
Graduate Degree$62,596$38,125$64,050

$34,962

Average Earnings

$42,422

Average Male

$25,626

Average Female

Hesperia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hesperia Language by Age

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Hesperia Language

66.37% of Hesperia residents speak only English, while 33.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.56% of the population.

Hesperia Language

Hesperia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic54,50811,90321.84%
White30,9985,07016.36%
Other7,1091,32218.60%
Black3,7461,06528.43%
Multiple3,38243112.74%
Asian2,04732515.88%
Native1,409664.68%
Islander1144035.09%

19.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.58%

Male Poverty Rate

22.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hesperia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hesperia is Islander, with 35.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hesperia is Native, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Hesperia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.27%
High School16.79%
Some College12.45%
Bachelors or Greater6.27%

Hesperia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.38%
Female Unemployed24.27%
Female Employed11.79%
Male Employed8.86%

Hesperia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hesperia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,561$65,254
Families$58,339$68,770
Married Families$69,838-
Non Families$28,045$41,846
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Income by Household Type

Hesperia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hesperia Married by Age and Sex

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Hesperia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hesperia Marital Status by Race

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Hesperia Marital Status

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4,074

Number of Veterans

3,854

Male Veterans

220

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,527
Second Gulf War778
First Gulf War624
Korea199
World War II60

Hesperia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,052
55 to 64932
35 to 54833
75+816
18 to 34441

Hesperia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,5246.65%
Hispanic9532.74%
Black2649.22%
Other1142.23%
2 or More884.82%
Asian583.51%
Hawaiian1819.78%
Indian81.03%

Hesperia Veterans by Race

Hesperia Veterans by Education

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7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hesperia Veterans by Education

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56.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hesperia Employment by Age

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Hesperia Employment by Race

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Hesperia 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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69.43%

Born in California

81.87%

Native Born

18.13%

Foreign Born

9.29%

Non Citizen

8.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.87% of Hesperia residents were born in the United States, with 69.43% having been born in California. 9.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hesperia Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202197,2247370.76%
202096,4877370.77%
201995,7507370.78%
201895,0135400.57%
201794,4731,2221.31%
201693,2515980.65%
201592,6535820.63%
201492,0712940.32%
201391,7772090.23%
201291,5684000.44%
201191,1688890.98%
201090,27927,6973.73%
200062,58212,1642.18%
199050,41836,87814.05%
198013,5408,94811.42%
19704,5921,5924.35%
19603,0002,3007.55%
19407000.00%

Hesperia Population by Year