Hesperia, California Population 2020

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Hesperia is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 97,728, it is the 77th largest city in California and the 328th largest city in the United States. Hesperia is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 8.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 90,173 in 2010. Spanning over 73 miles, Hesperia has a population density of 1,344 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hesperia is $64,696 with a poverty rate of 21.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,138 per month, and the median house value is $219,600. The median age in Hesperia is 30.6 years, 30 years for males, and 31.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males.

Hesperia Demographics

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

  • White: 81.79%
  • Other race: 6.55%
  • Black or African American: 5.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Native American: 1.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Hesperia, California is 97,728, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 95,274.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 90,173.

Hesperia, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White76,56681.79%
Some Other Race6,1346.55%
Black or African American4,7355.06%
Two or More Races2,8533.05%
Asian1,9722.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2431.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1060.11%
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Hesperia Population Pyramid 2020

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Hesperia Median Age

30.6


Total

30


Male

31.4


Female

Hesperia Adults

There are 64,454 adults, (9,300 of whom are seniors) in Hesperia.

Hesperia Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hesperia Sex Ratio

Female

47,634

50.89%

Male

45,975

49.11%

Hesperia Households and Families

Hesperia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hesperia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.4%25.6%
All63.5%36.5%
Non Family55%45%
Male50.9%49.1%
Female48.1%51.9%

63.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,4923.5363.5
Married13,9963.9374.4
Female4,9934.2648.1
Non Family4,9211.2855
Male2,5824.2150.9

3.87

Average Family Size

3.53

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Hesperia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,42510.00%
9th to 12th Grade6,66112.28%
High School Graduate18,64034.36%
Some College13,96425.74%
Associates Degree4,1407.63%
Bachelors Degree3,5956.63%
Graduate Degree1,8253.36%
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Hesperia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic27,10918,4222,065
White22,49319,7932,513
Other Race3,4762,050207
Black2,4352,143368
Asian1,4961,245461
Multiple Races1,05086770
Native American54541920
Islander7979

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.82%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,151$41,987$26,758
Less Than High School$22,263$26,516$19,380
High School Grad$36,641$43,816$24,632
Some College$35,617$50,233$26,848
Bachelors Degree$53,080$73,311$32,214
Graduate Degree$64,367$47,500$65,388

$35,151

Average Earnings

$41,987

Average Male

$26,758

Average Female

Hesperia Language

Hesperia Language by Age

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Hesperia Language

67.29% of Hesperia residents speak only English, while 32.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.65% of the population.

Hesperia Poverty

Hesperia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic53,80612,59823.41%
White30,7465,00216.27%
Black4,7201,40529.77%
Other6,0481,12218.55%
Multiple2,82846316.37%
Asian1,97229915.16%
Native1,243624.99%
Islander1063432.08%

21.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.14%

Male Poverty Rate

23.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hesperia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hesperia is Islander, with 32.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hesperia is Native, with 4.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.88%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.97%
High School16.94%
Some College12.74%
Bachelors or Greater5.15%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.30%
Female Unemployed28.95%
Female Employed12.42%
Male Employed8.74%

Hesperia Income

Hesperia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,402$64,696
Families$57,349$68,266
Married Families$67,543$78,890
Non Families$24,360$39,638
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Hesperia Marital Status

Hesperia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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 55-64.

Hesperia Marital Status by Race

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Hesperia Veterans

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4,233

Number of Veterans

3,999

Male Veterans

234

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,550
First Gulf War666
Second Gulf War659
Korea273
World War II70
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 641,110
65 to 741,042
35 to 54942
75+770
18 to 34369
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,6646.91%
Hispanic1,0403.07%
Black2297.15%
Other1092.52%
2 or More986.90%
Asian865.32%
Indian294.17%
Hawaiian1822.78%

Hesperia Veterans by Education

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7.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hesperia Employment Status

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57%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

11.2%

Unemployment Rate

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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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69.24%

Born in California

82.38%

Native Born

17.62%

Foreign Born

8.45%

Non Citizen

9.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.38% of Hesperia residents were born in the United States, with 69.24% having been born in California. 8.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202097,7281,2271.27%
201996,5011,2271.29%
201895,2746640.70%
201794,6101,2271.31%
201693,3836180.67%
201592,7655960.65%
201492,1693190.35%
201391,8502300.25%
201291,6204220.46%
201191,1988980.99%
201090,30027,7183.73%
200062,58212,1642.18%
199050,41836,87814.05%
198013,5408,94811.42%
19704,5921,5924.35%
19603,0002,3007.55%
19407000.00%