Hollister, California Population 2021

42,720
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Hollister is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 42,720, it is the 199th largest city in California and the 915th largest city in the United States. Hollister is currently growing at a rate of 2.37% annually and its population has increased by 22.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,928 in 2010. Hollister reached it's highest population of 42,720 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Hollister has a population density of 5,814 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hollister is $93,465 with a poverty rate of 9.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,517 per month, and the median house value is $476,800. The median age in Hollister is 33.4 years, 32.7 years for males, and 34.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

Hollister Demographics

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

  • White: 80.10%
  • Other race: 10.15%
  • Two or more races: 5.67%
  • Asian: 2.29%
  • Native American: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Hollister, California is 42,720, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 39,750.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 34,928.

Hollister, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,99080.10%
Some Other Race3,92510.15%
Two or More Races2,1935.67%
Asian8852.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native3720.96%
Black or African American2960.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.07%
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Hollister Population by Race

Hollister Population Pyramid 2021

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Hollister Median Age

33.4


Total

32.7


Male

34.1


Female

Hollister Adults

There are 27,550 adults, (3,660 of whom are seniors) in Hollister.

Hollister Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hollister Sex Ratio

Female

19,417

50.19%

Male

19,270

49.81%

Hollister Population by Age

Hollister Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hollister Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
Male60.2%39.8%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
Female30.9%69.1%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hollister Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9953.5159.4
Married6,2473.9372
Non Family2,0961.3546.4
Female1,8504.4730.9
Male8023.6760.2

3.87

Average Family Size

3.51

Average Household Size

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Hollister Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,67315.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,7617.39%
High School Graduate6,43627.02%
Some College5,94124.94%
Associates Degree2,43710.23%
Bachelors Degree2,50210.50%
Graduate Degree1,0724.50%
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Hollister Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hollister Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic15,17210,1921,316
White7,3006,9781,839
Other Race2,3781,716414
Multiple Races988793115
Asian628552298
Native American242198
Black24221470
Islander2626

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 47.45%.

Hollister Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,338$45,618$28,528
Less Than High School$26,827$33,358$15,638
High School Grad$35,953$43,427$26,567
Some College$40,527$47,420$31,886
Bachelors Degree$59,602$84,671$52,045
Graduate Degree$75,402$87,250$71,065

$38,338

Average Earnings

$45,618

Average Male

$28,528

Average Female

Hollister Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hollister Language by Age

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Hollister Language

54.70% of Hollister residents speak only English, while 45.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.30% of the population.

Hollister Language

Hollister Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic26,6572,76910.39%
White9,7249289.54%
Other3,9083689.42%
Multiple2,1931999.07%
Black29372.39%

9.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.82%

Male Poverty Rate

10.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hollister

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hollister is Hispanic, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hollister is Black, with 2.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.97%.

Hollister Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.87%
Some College8.30%
High School7.33%
Bachelors or Greater3.73%

Hollister Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.56%
Female Unemployed9.54%
Female Employed6.15%
Male Employed4.44%

Hollister Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hollister Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,629$93,465
Families$83,921$97,429
Married Families$101,589-
Non Families$43,636$61,224
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Income by Household Type

Hollister Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hollister Married by Age and Sex

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Hollister Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hollister Marital Status by Race

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Hollister Marital Status

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1,384

Number of Veterans

1,309

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam487
Second Gulf War392
First Gulf War289
Korea158
World War II27

Hollister Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54411
65 to 74400
75+257
55 to 64211
18 to 34105

Hollister Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0754.86%
Hispanic5403.02%
2 or More14111.67%
Asian709.83%
Other561.92%
Black3613.33%
Indian62.34%

Hollister Veterans by Race

Hollister Veterans by Education

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10.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hollister Veterans by Education

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70.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hollister Employment by Age

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Hollister Employment by Race

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Hollister 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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68.29%

Born in California

77.92%

Native Born

22.08%

Foreign Born

12.81%

Non Citizen

9.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.92% of Hollister residents were born in the United States, with 68.29% having been born in California. 12.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hollister Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202142,7209902.37%
202041,7309902.43%
201940,7409902.49%
201839,7501,3733.58%
201738,3778012.13%
201637,5766161.67%
201536,9602950.80%
201436,6654811.33%
201336,1844531.27%
201235,7314271.21%
201135,3043310.95%
201034,9735600.16%
200034,41315,2016.00%
199019,2127,7245.28%
198011,4883,8254.13%
19707,6631,5922.36%
19606,0711,1682.16%
19504,9031,0222.37%
19403,8811240.33%
19303,7579763.05%
19202,7814731.88%
19102,3089935.79%
19001,315810.64%
18901,2342001.78%
18801,0340.00%

Hollister Population by Year