Milpitas is a city located in Santa Clara County California. With a 2020 population of 82,969, it is the 107th largest city in California and the 459th largest city in the United States. Milpitas is currently growing at a rate of 1.65% annually and its population has increased by 3.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,273 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Milpitas has a population density of 6,077 people per square mile.
The average household income in Milpitas is $154,559 with a poverty rate of 6.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,626 per month, and the median house value is $927,200. The median age in Milpitas is 36.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Milpitaswas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.45%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.65%.
33.03% of Milpitas residents speak only English, while 66.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 46.55% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Milpitas is Black, with 16.64% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Milpitas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.79%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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47.86% of Milpitas residents were born in the United States, with 39.16% having been born in California. 22.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.