Madera, California Population 2021

66,700
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Madera is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 66,700, it is the 136th largest city in California and the 568th largest city in the United States. Madera is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 8.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,416 in 2010. Madera reached it's highest population of 66,700 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Madera has a population density of 4,085 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madera is $60,748 with a poverty rate of 26.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,022 per month, and the median house value is $224,100. The median age in Madera is 28.6 years, 27.6 years for males, and 30.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males.

Madera Demographics

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

  • White: 60.35%
  • Other race: 30.57%
  • Black or African American: 3.94%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Asian: 1.58%
  • Native American: 0.90%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Madera, California is 66,700, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 65,440.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 61,416.

Madera, California Population 2021

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

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021158,2174450.28%
2020157,7724450.28%
2019157,3274450.28%
2018156,8821,4590.93%
2017155,4231,4670.94%
2016153,9563800.25%
2015153,5761200.08%
2014153,4562,0861.36%
2013151,370-157-0.10%
2012151,527-148-0.10%
2011151,6756890.45%
2010150,9860.00%

Madera Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,12760.35%
Some Other Race19,81930.57%
Black or African American2,5553.94%
Two or More Races1,6492.54%
Asian1,0271.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native5850.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander710.11%
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Madera Population by Race

Madera Population Pyramid 2021

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Madera Median Age

28.6


Total

27.6


Male

30.3


Female

Madera Adults

There are 42,600 adults, (5,640 of whom are seniors) in Madera.

Madera Age Dependency

75.4

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera Sex Ratio

Female

33,508

51.68%

Male

31,325

48.32%

Madera Population by Age

Madera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.1%43.9%
All47.8%52.2%
Male43.5%56.5%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Female31.1%68.9%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madera Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,1223.5647.8
Married9,6364.1656.1
Non Family3,7051.3643.3
Female3,4383.9231.1
Male1,3434.3943.5

3.95

Average Family Size

3.56

Average Household Size

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Madera Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,02528.04%
9th to 12th Grade4,95413.86%
High School Graduate7,73521.63%
Some College7,79221.79%
Associates Degree1,8655.22%
Bachelors Degree2,4666.90%
Graduate Degree9162.56%
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Madera Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic25,75612,2141,733
Other Race10,2323,968511
White7,1796,3961,175
Black1,7551,417296
Multiple Races68559270
Asian685334169
Native American36321918
Islander16169

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 islander people with a rate of 56.25%.

Madera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,174$31,030$23,172
Less Than High School$19,399$22,457$14,149
High School Grad$30,401$41,391$23,136
Some College$35,379$42,399$28,194
Bachelors Degree$55,958$52,049$56,636
Graduate Degree$53,773$52,756$59,625

$27,174

Average Earnings

$31,030

Average Male

$23,172

Average Female

Madera Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madera Language by Age

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Madera Language

37.26% of Madera residents speak only English, while 62.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.89% of the population.

Madera Language

Madera Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic50,47714,69329.11%
Other19,5566,28532.14%
White9,3301,38514.84%
Black2,52976130.09%
Multiple1,64833320.21%
Asian1,02620620.08%
Native5856911.79%

26.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.77%

Male Poverty Rate

29.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera is Other, with 32.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera is Native, with 11.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.01%.

Madera Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.14%
High School17.53%
Some College13.71%
Bachelors or Greater5.91%

Madera Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.80%
Male Unemployed35.48%
Female Employed16.54%
Male Employed12.08%

Madera Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madera Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,163$60,748
Families$47,636$61,748
Married Families$56,082-
Non Families$27,715$47,161
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Income by Household Type

Madera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Madera Marital Status by Race

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Madera Marital Status

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1,374

Number of Veterans

1,157

Male Veterans

217

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War439
Vietnam354
First Gulf War133
World War II62
Korea45

Madera Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54359
75+311
65 to 74242
18 to 34235
55 to 64227

Madera Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9233.54%
Hispanic5291.69%
Black20310.39%
Other1871.51%
2 or More333.61%
Indian287.00%

Madera Veterans by Race

Madera Veterans by Education

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11.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Madera Employment by Age

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Madera Employment by Race

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Madera 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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64.78%

Born in California

70.99%

Native Born

29.01%

Foreign Born

21.17%

Non Citizen

7.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.99% of Madera residents were born in the United States, with 64.78% having been born in California. 21.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Madera Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202166,7004200.63%
202066,2804200.64%
201965,8604200.64%
201865,4404990.77%
201764,9417541.17%
201664,1874970.78%
201563,6904600.73%
201463,2304810.77%
201362,7493670.59%
201262,3824750.77%
201161,9073040.49%
201061,60318,3963.61%
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%

Madera Population by Year