Madera, California Population 2022

67,186
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Madera is a city located in Madera County California. It is also the county seat of Madera County. With a 2020 population of 67,186, it is the 137th largest city in California and the 609th largest city in the United States. Madera is currently growing at a rate of 0.72% annually and its population has increased by 1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,224 in 2020. Spanning over 16 miles, Madera has a population density of 4,114 people per square mile.

The average household income in Madera is $60,748 with a poverty rate of 26.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,079 per month, and the median house value is $237,500. The median age in Madera is 28.6 years, 27.6 years for males, and 30.3 years for females.

Madera Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Maderawas:

  • White: 48.54%
  • Other race: 35.89%
  • Two or more races: 8.46%
  • Black or African American: 4.32%
  • Asian: 1.64%
  • Native American: 1.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Madera, California is 67,186 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 66,224.

Madera, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Madera Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Madera Population by Race

Madera Population Pyramid 2022

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Madera Median Age

28.7


Total

28.1


Male

30.4


Female

Madera Adults

There are 43,899 adults, (5,812 of whom are seniors) in Madera.

Madera Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera Sex Ratio

Female

33,433

50.98%

Male

32,142

49.02%

Madera Population by Age

Madera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madera Household Types

50.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madera Households and Families

4.01

Average Family Size

3.68

Average Household Size

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Madera Households by Type

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Madera Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madera Educational Attainment by Race

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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 57.14%.

Madera Educational Attainment by Race

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$27,614

Average Earnings

$32,192

Average Male

$22,436

Average Female

Madera Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madera Language by Age

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Madera Language

38.62% of Madera residents speak only English, while 61.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.65% of the population.

Madera Language

Madera Poverty by Race

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26.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.98%

Male Poverty Rate

29.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera is Asian, with 38.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera is Multiple, with 5.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.64%.

Madera Poverty

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Madera Poverty Rate by Education

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Madera Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madera Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Madera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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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1,515

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Madera Veterans by War

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Madera Veterans by Age

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Madera Veterans by Race

Madera Veterans by Education

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9.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

10.6%

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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65.41%

Born in Madera

71.93%

Native Born

28.07%

Foreign Born

19.41%

Non Citizen

8.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.93% of Madera residents were born in the United States, with 65.41% having been born in California. 19.41% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Madera Population by Year