Mariposa, California Population 2021

1,186
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Mariposa is a city located in California. Mariposa has a 2020 population of 1,186. Mariposa is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -45.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,173 in 2010. Mariposa reached it's highest population of 2,479 in 2011.

The average household income in Mariposa is $44,522 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $749 per month, and the median house value is $276,200. The median age in Mariposa is 55.5 years, 47.9 years for males, and 58.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.7 males.

Mariposa Demographics

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

  • White: 87.61%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Other race: 3.37%
  • Native American: 2.45%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mariposa, California is 1,186, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,351.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,173.

Mariposa, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,03987.61%
Two or More Races625.23%
Some Other Race403.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native292.45%
Black or African American161.35%
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Mariposa Population by Race

Mariposa Population Pyramid 2021

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Mariposa Median Age

55.5


Total

47.9


Male

58.6


Female

Mariposa Adults

There are 1,050 adults, (429 of whom are seniors) in Mariposa.

Mariposa Age Dependency

91

Age Dependency Ratio

69.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mariposa Sex Ratio

Female

642

54.13%

Male

544

45.87%

Mariposa Population by Age

Mariposa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mariposa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.7%20.3%
Non Family56.3%43.8%
All55.8%44.2%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mariposa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6991.6355.8
Non Family352056.3
Married2412.3679.7
Female982.070
Male82.380

2.27

Average Family Size

1.63

Average Household Size

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Mariposa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade626.12%
9th to 12th Grade292.86%
High School Graduate19218.95%
Some College31831.39%
Associates Degree22422.11%
Bachelors Degree12912.73%
Graduate Degree595.82%
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Mariposa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mariposa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White823778172
Hispanic12599
Other Race4027
Multiple Races3320
Native American299
Black161616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mariposa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,777$51,361$11,930
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$26,806$50,645$19,526
Some College$25,804$62,837$10,114
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$67,500$51,429$

$25,777

Average Earnings

$51,361

Average Male

$11,930

Average Female

Mariposa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mariposa Language by Age

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Mariposa Language

90.76% of Mariposa residents speak only English, while 9.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.89% of the population.

Mariposa Language

Mariposa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White91511212.24%
Multiple5252100.00%
Hispanic1432215.38%
Black1616100.00%

16.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.31%

Male Poverty Rate

17.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mariposa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mariposa is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mariposa is White, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.09%.

Mariposa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater19.46%
Less Than High School14.77%
Some College6.53%
High School4.22%

Mariposa Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed44.83%
Female Employed11.74%
Male Employed0.47%

Mariposa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mariposa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,454$44,522
Families$54,464$59,193
Married Families$59,173-
Non Families$23,580$29,081
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Income by Household Type

Mariposa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mariposa Married by Age and Sex

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Mariposa 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.

Mariposa Marital Status by Race

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Mariposa Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

44

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War3
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War

Mariposa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6421
75+20
35 to 543
65 to 74
18 to 34

Mariposa Veterans by Age

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Mariposa Veterans by Race

Mariposa Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mariposa Veterans by Education

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46.5%

Labor Force Participation

42.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mariposa Employment by Age

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Mariposa Employment by Race

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Mariposa 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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69.73%

Born in California

94.94%

Native Born

5.06%

Foreign Born

1.94%

Non Citizen

3.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.94% of Mariposa residents were born in the United States, with 69.73% having been born in California. 1.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mariposa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,1860.00%
20201,1860.00%
20191,186-165-12.21%
20181,351130.97%
20171,338-134-9.10%
20161,472-108-6.84%
20151,580563.67%
20141,524-47-2.99%
20131,571-200-11.29%
20121,771-708-28.56%
20112,47930614.08%
20102,1730.00%

Mariposa Population by Year