Los Banos, California Population 2024

47,756

Los Banos is a city located in Merced County California. Los Banos has a 2024 population of 47,756. Los Banos is currently growing at a rate of 0.75% annually and its population has increased by 4.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,675 in 2020.

The average household income in Los Banos is $86,415 with a poverty rate of 15.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Los Banos is 29.2 years, 29.8 years for males, and 28 years for females.

Los Banos Demographics

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

  • White: 47.15%
  • Other race: 34.59%
  • Two or more races: 10.79%
  • Native American: 2.61%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Asian: 2.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
Land Area (mi²)
10.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,778.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.56% (2,081)
The current population of Los Banos, California is 47,756 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 45,675.

Los Banos, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,48247.15%
Other race15,75934.59%
Two or more races4,91610.79%
Native American1,1892.61%
Black or African American1,0742.36%
Asian9962.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1440.32%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Los Banos Population by Race

Los Banos Population Pyramid 2024

Los Banos Median Age

29.2

Total

29.8

Male

28

Female

Los Banos Adults

There are 29,935 adults, (4,803 of whom are seniors) in Los Banos.

Los Banos Age Dependency

81.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Banos Sex Ratio

Female22,37949.12%
Male23,18150.88%

Los Banos Population by Age

Los Banos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,3363.6858.241.8
Married6,9534.2965.734.3
Non Family2,4861.2850.149.9
Female1,8754.2439.360.7
Male1,0224.3661.238.8
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4.16

Average Family Size

3.68

Average Household Size

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Los Banos 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

Los Banos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Banos 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 islander people with a rate of 41.67%.

Los Banos Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,587

Average Earnings

$51,886

Average Male

$31,327

Average Female

Los Banos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Banos Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Los Banos Language

47.08% of Los Banos residents speak only English, while 52.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.33% of the population.

Los Banos Language

Los Banos Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic33,1254,80414.5%
Other15,7482,37415.07%
White8,9971,58817.65%
Multiple4,8491,11522.99%
Native1,18947940.29%
Asian99317617.72%
Black1,07413612.66%
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15.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.96%

Male Poverty Rate

19.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Banos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Banos is Native, with 40.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Banos is Black, with 12.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.46%.

Los Banos Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.02%
High School14.36%
Some College8.17%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%
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Los Banos Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.27%
Male Unemployed19.44%
Female Employed6.46%
Male Employed5.11%
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Los Banos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Los Banos Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Los Banos Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Banos Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Los Banos 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.

Los Banos Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Los Banos Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,359

Number of Veterans

1,245

Male Veterans

114

Female Veterans

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Los Banos Veterans by War

count

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Los Banos Veterans by Age

count

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Los Banos Veterans by Race

Los Banos Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Banos Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Los Banos Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Los Banos Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Los Banos 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

63.83%

Born in Los Banos

73.16%

Native Born

26.84%

Foreign Born

15.51%

Non Citizen

11.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.16% of Los Banos residents were born in the United States, with 63.83% having been born in California. 15.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Los Banos Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202949,5363560.72%
202849,1803560.73%
202748,8243560.73%
202648,4683560.74%
202548,1123560.75%
202447,7563560.75%
202347,4003560.76%
202247,0443560.76%
202146,6881,0132.22%
202045,6755,24512.97%
201940,4308162.06%
201839,6148952.31%
201738,7198022.12%
201637,9175051.35%
201537,4123500.94%
201437,0621620.44%
201336,900860.23%
201236,8141320.36%
201136,6825151.42%
201036,16710,29839.81%
200025,86911,35078.17%
199014,5194,17840.4%
198010,3411,15312.55%
19709,1883,91674.28%
19605,2721,40436.3%
19503,8681,65474.71%
19402,21433918.08%
19301,87559946.94%
19201,27653171.28%
1910745
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Los Banos Population by Year