Hollister, California Population 2024

46,002

Hollister is a city located in San Benito County California. Hollister has a 2024 population of 46,002. It is also the county seat of San Benito County.Hollister is currently growing at a rate of 1.98% annually and its population has increased by 9.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,909 in 2020.

The average household income in Hollister is $115,537 with a poverty rate of 9.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hollister is 33.5 years, 33.1 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Hollister Demographics

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

  • White: 49.04%
  • Two or more races: 30.37%
  • Other race: 13.8%
  • Asian: 3.44%
  • Native American: 1.84%
  • Black or African American: 1.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
Land Area (mi²)
7.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,260.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.77% (4,093)
The current population of Hollister, California is 46,002 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,909.

Hollister, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,64249.04%
Two or more races12,78530.37%
Other race5,80913.8%
Asian1,4463.44%
Native American7741.84%
Black or African American5471.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander900.21%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hollister Population by Race

Hollister Population Pyramid 2024

Hollister Median Age

33.5

Total

33.1

Male

34.2

Female

Hollister Adults

There are 30,238 adults, (4,307 of whom are seniors) in Hollister.

Hollister Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hollister Sex Ratio

Female20,88049.6%
Male21,21350.4%

Hollister Population by Age

Hollister Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,2203.4362.537.5
Married6,6983.9572.327.7
Non Family2,4211.3955.744.3
Female1,9264.0238.361.7
Male1,1753.759.940.1
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3.75

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hollister 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

Hollister Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hollister 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 asian people with a rate of 48.92%.

Hollister Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$46,691

Average Earnings

$61,147

Average Male

$36,000

Average Female

Hollister Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hollister Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hollister Language

52.46% of Hollister residents speak only English, while 47.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.51% of the population.

Hollister Language

Hollister Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic29,0492,93510.1%
Multiple12,5921,0138.04%
White9,5256867.2%
Other5,79161210.57%
Asian1,44620013.83%
Black5376411.92%
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9.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hollister

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hollister is Asian, with 13.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hollister is White, with 7.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.21%.

Hollister Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.59%
Some College7.92%
High School5.43%
Bachelors or Greater4%
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Hollister Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.16%
Male Unemployed15.87%
Female Employed4.12%
Male Employed3.14%
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Hollister Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hollister Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hollister Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hollister Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hollister 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.

Hollister Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hollister Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,276

Number of Veterans

1,215

Male Veterans

61

Female Veterans

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Hollister Veterans by War

count

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Hollister Veterans by Age

count

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Hollister Veterans by Race

Hollister Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hollister Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.8%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hollister Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hollister Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hollister 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

70.25%

Born in Hollister

78.99%

Native Born

21.01%

Foreign Born

11.33%

Non Citizen

9.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.99% of Hollister residents were born in the United States, with 70.25% having been born in California. 11.33% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202950,4628921.8%
202849,5708921.83%
202748,6788921.87%
202647,7868921.9%
202546,8948921.94%
202446,0028921.98%
202345,1108922.02%
202244,2188922.06%
202143,3261,4173.38%
202041,9091,0172.49%
201940,8921,0072.52%
201839,8859442.42%
201738,9416941.81%
201638,2476641.77%
201537,5833200.86%
201437,2634271.16%
201336,8364241.16%
201236,4125041.4%
201135,9084931.39%
201035,4151,0022.91%
200034,41315,20179.12%
199019,2127,72467.24%
198011,4883,82549.92%
19707,6631,59226.22%
19606,0711,16823.82%
19504,9031,02226.33%
19403,8811243.3%
19303,75797635.1%
19202,78147320.49%
19102,30899375.51%
19001,315816.56%
18901,23420019.34%
18801,034
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Hollister Population by Year