Mariposa, California Population 2024

961

Mariposa is a city located in Mariposa County California. Mariposa has a 2024 population of 961. It is also the county seat of Mariposa County. Mariposa is currently declining at a rate of -4.85% annually and its population has decreased by -17.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,159 in 2020.

The average household income in Mariposa is $51,957 with a poverty rate of 24.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mariposa is 55.4 years, 45.6 years for males, and 59.9 years for females.

Mariposa Demographics

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

  • White: 84.53%
  • Two or more races: 9.15%
  • Native American: 2.36%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
238.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-17.08% (-198)
The current population of Mariposa, California is 961 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,159.

Mariposa, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White89684.53%
Two or more races979.15%
Native American252.36%
Other race232.17%
Asian100.94%
Black or African American90.85%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mariposa Population by Race

Mariposa Population Pyramid 2024

Mariposa Median Age

55.4

Total

45.6

Male

59.9

Female

Mariposa Adults

There are 893 adults, (429 of whom are seniors) in Mariposa.

Mariposa Age Dependency

128.4

Age Dependency Ratio

92.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Mariposa Sex Ratio

Female58855.47%
Male47244.53%

Mariposa Population by Age

Mariposa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5841.6368.231.8
Non Family3511.0764.435.6
Married1982.586.913.1
Female302.330100
Male52.20100

2.47

Average Family Size

1.63

Average Household Size

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mariposa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade232.6%
9th to 12th Grade384.3%
High School Graduate18120.5%
Some College21924.8%
Associates Degree9911.21%
Bachelors Degree27130.69%
Graduate Degree525.89%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Mariposa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mariposa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White746697284
Hispanic71590
2+ Races494926
Other Race22100
Black999
Asian884
Native American880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Mariposa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,250$51,047$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$58,243$0
Some College$52,045$0$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$46,250

Average Earnings

$51,047

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Mariposa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mariposa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mariposa Language

95.33% of Mariposa residents speak only English, while 4.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Mariposa Language

Mariposa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White79817121.43%
Multiple906066.67%
Black99100%

24.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.57%

Male Poverty Rate

21.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mariposa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mariposa is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mariposa is White, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.98%.

Mariposa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School29.79%
Some College26.86%
Bachelors or Greater14.19%
Less Than 9th Grade14.04%

Mariposa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed11.38%
Female Employed5.26%
Female Unemployed0%

Mariposa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mariposa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$33,750$51,957
Families$66,858$81,108
Married Families$67,162$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,477$32,606

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mariposa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mariposa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mariposa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mariposa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mariposa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

14

Number of Veterans

12

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Mariposa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7412
55 to 642
18 to 340
35 to 540
75+0

Mariposa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White81%
Other Race627.27%
Hispanic68.45%

Mariposa Veterans by Race

Mariposa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mariposa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34.2%

Labor Force Participation

31.4%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Mariposa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mariposa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mariposa 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

66.13%

Born in Mariposa

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

4.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.19% of Mariposa residents were born in the United States, with 66.13% having been born in California. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Mariposa Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024961-49-4.85%
20231,010-50-4.72%
20221,060-245-18.77%
20211,30514612.6%
20201,159-27-2.28%
20191,186-165-12.21%
20181,351130.97%
20171,338-134-9.1%
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%
20102,17300%

Mariposa Population by Year