Madera, California Population 2020

67,456
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Madera is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 67,456, it is the 135th largest city in California and the 559th largest city in the United States. Madera is currently growing at a rate of 1.31% annually and its population has increased by 9.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,416 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Madera has a population density of 4,131 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madera is $55,845 with a poverty rate of 27.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $986 per month, and the median house value is $202,300. The median age in Madera is 28.8 years, 27.3 years for males, and 30.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.8 males.

Madera Demographics

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

  • White: 64.78%
  • Other race: 25.24%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Madera, California is 67,456, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 65,706.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 61,416.

Madera, California Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020161,2081,7681.10%
2019159,4401,7681.11%
2018157,6721,7681.12%
2017155,9041,7441.12%
2016154,1604210.27%
2015153,7391490.10%
2014153,5902,1201.38%
2013151,470-124-0.08%
2012151,594-108-0.07%
2011151,7026960.46%
2010151,0060.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White41,69364.78%
Some Other Race16,24325.24%
Black or African American2,7804.32%
Two or More Races2,0073.12%
Asian1,0131.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native6260.97%
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Madera Population Pyramid 2020

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Madera Median Age

28.8


Total

27.3


Male

30.8


Female

Madera Adults

There are 42,797 adults, (5,746 of whom are seniors) in Madera.

Madera Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera Sex Ratio

Female

33,375

51.86%

Male

30,987

48.14%

Madera Households and Families

Madera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.8%43.2%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
All48.5%51.5%
Male38.9%61.1%
Female30.8%69.2%

48.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,0373.5548.5
Married9,2304.1856.8
Non Family3,8561.3248.7
Female3,6964.0130.8
Male1,2554.438.9

3.98

Average Family Size

3.55

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Madera Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,14928.39%
9th to 12th Grade4,53512.69%
High School Graduate8,00822.40%
Some College7,46720.89%
Associates Degree2,0235.66%
Bachelors Degree2,7457.68%
Graduate Degree8222.30%
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Madera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic25,13311,8141,724
Other Race8,7003,229575
White7,5776,7221,202
Black1,9121,578279
Multiple Races84963643
Asian634516283
Native American368194

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.64%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,743$29,321$21,947
Less Than High School$17,642$21,357$13,557
High School Grad$26,839$31,594$23,185
Some College$35,685$50,027$29,104
Bachelors Degree$51,856$37,586$53,533
Graduate Degree$45,563$46,188$43,611

$25,743

Average Earnings

$29,321

Average Male

$21,947

Average Female

Madera Language

Madera Language by Age

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Madera Language

38.37% of Madera residents speak only English, while 61.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.10% of the population.

Madera Poverty

Madera Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic49,37614,77029.91%
Other16,0645,36933.42%
White9,9261,47314.84%
Black2,7601,15041.67%
Multiple1,98137118.73%
Asian1,01213513.34%
Native6267311.66%

27.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.29%

Male Poverty Rate

30.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera is Black, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera is Native, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.52%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.23%
High School22.52%
Some College13.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.61%
Male Unemployed36.27%
Female Employed15.99%
Male Employed12.68%

Madera Income

Madera Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,581$55,845
Families$44,588$56,369
Married Families$54,154-
Non Families$27,379$45,975
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Madera Marital Status

Madera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Madera Married by Age and Sex

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Madera 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 45-54.

Madera Marital Status by Race

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Madera Veterans

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1,450

Number of Veterans

1,148

Male Veterans

302

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War449
Vietnam397
First Gulf War104
World War II95
Korea83
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54337
75+336
65 to 74304
18 to 34269
55 to 64204
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0313.73%
Hispanic5471.77%
Black2099.45%
Other1030.97%
2 or More575.17%
Asian273.45%
Indian235.37%

Madera Veterans by Education

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10.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera Employment Status

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

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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64.32%

Born in California

70.56%

Native Born

29.44%

Foreign Born

21.51%

Non Citizen

7.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.56% of Madera residents were born in the United States, with 64.32% having been born in California. 21.51% 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
202067,4568751.31%
201966,5818751.33%
201865,7066380.98%
201765,0688751.36%
201664,1935210.82%
201563,6724760.75%
201463,1965010.80%
201362,6953840.62%
201262,3114930.80%
201161,8183070.50%
201061,51118,3043.60%
200043,20713,9263.97%
199029,2817,5493.03%
198021,7325,6883.08%
197016,0441,6141.07%
196014,4303,9333.23%
195010,4974,0404.98%
19406,4571,7923.30%
19304,6651,2213.08%
19203,4441,0403.66%
19102,4041,4544.75%
189095073315.91%
18802170.00%