Milpitas, California Population 2021

92,172
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Milpitas is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 92,172, it is the 85th largest city in California and the 370th largest city in the United States. Milpitas is currently growing at a rate of 4.52% annually and its population has increased by 38.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 66,790 in 2010. Milpitas reached it's highest population of 92,172 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Milpitas has a population density of 6,751 people per square mile.

The average household income in Milpitas is $154,559 with a poverty rate of 6.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,428 per month, and the median house value is $858,600. The median age in Milpitas is 36.3 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 109.0 males.

Milpitas Demographics

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

  • Asian: 66.90%
  • White: 15.75%
  • Other race: 7.69%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Black or African American: 3.38%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
The current population of Milpitas, California is 92,172, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 80,208.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 66,790.

Milpitas, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian53,19466.90%
White12,52115.75%
Some Other Race6,1177.69%
Two or More Races4,3175.43%
Black or African American2,6913.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native4140.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2630.33%
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Milpitas Population by Race

Milpitas Population Pyramid 2021

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Milpitas Median Age

36.3


Total

35.3


Male

37.6


Female

Milpitas Adults

There are 62,346 adults, (9,700 of whom are seniors) in Milpitas.

Milpitas Age Dependency

51

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Milpitas Sex Ratio

Female

38,042

47.84%

Male

41,475

52.16%

Milpitas Population by Age

Milpitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Milpitas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69%31%
All64.4%35.6%
Female59.3%40.7%
Non Family56.1%43.9%
Male49.7%50.3%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Milpitas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,5953.2764.4
Married15,2643.6169
Non Family4,5211.6456.1
Female2,4473.9659.3
Male1,3633.649.7

3.56

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Milpitas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,1295.53%
9th to 12th Grade3,2325.71%
High School Graduate9,01915.93%
Some College7,72513.65%
Associates Degree4,8118.50%
Bachelors Degree17,30330.57%
Graduate Degree11,38620.11%
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Milpitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milpitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian39,03535,15923,426
White7,3566,9963,035
Hispanic6,9615,1311,096
Other Race3,7242,751493
Multiple Races1,8171,562599
Black1,6581,527568
Native American27417340
Islander26225650

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 97.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60.01%.

Milpitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,564$80,949$52,394
Less Than High School$24,301$25,536$21,078
High School Grad$39,377$43,257$31,283
Some College$47,134$51,600$41,591
Bachelors Degree$84,768$102,024$64,090
Graduate Degree$123,201$132,988$101,848

$64,564

Average Earnings

$80,949

Average Male

$52,394

Average Female

Milpitas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milpitas Language by Age

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Milpitas Language

32.79% of Milpitas residents speak only English, while 67.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 45.92% of the population.

Milpitas Language

Milpitas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian53,0002,9085.49%
Hispanic9,9091,37513.88%
Other5,4401,02318.81%
Black2,47551520.81%
White8,4583173.75%
Multiple3,9681924.84%
Native366123.28%
Islander24431.23%

6.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.01%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milpitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milpitas is Black, with 20.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milpitas is Islander, with 1.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.02%.

Milpitas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.96%
Some College7.12%
High School5.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.35%

Milpitas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed13.22%
Female Unemployed11.35%
Female Employed2.90%
Male Employed2.17%

Milpitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milpitas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$132,320$154,559
Families$137,947$162,287
Married Families$154,116-
Non Families$80,979$105,770
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Income by Household Type

Milpitas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Milpitas Married by Age and Sex

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Milpitas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Milpitas Marital Status by Race

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Milpitas Marital Status

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1,709

Number of Veterans

1,665

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam635
Second Gulf War336
First Gulf War253
Korea117
World War II25

Milpitas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74433
55 to 64396
75+375
35 to 54338
18 to 34167

Milpitas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8057.64%
Asian4471.05%
Hispanic2893.45%
Other1302.82%
2 or More1144.80%
Black914.98%
Hawaiian7531.12%
Indian4715.61%

Milpitas Veterans by Race

Milpitas Veterans by Education

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0.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milpitas Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Milpitas Employment by Age

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Milpitas Employment by Race

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Milpitas 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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39.44%

Born in California

47.69%

Native Born

52.31%

Foreign Born

21.73%

Non Citizen

30.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

47.69% of Milpitas residents were born in the United States, with 39.44% having been born in California. 21.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Milpitas Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202192,1723,9884.52%
202088,1843,9884.74%
201984,1963,9884.97%
201880,2082,3343.00%
201777,874450.06%
201677,8293440.44%
201577,4853,9255.34%
201473,5603,6165.17%
201369,9441,0821.57%
201268,8621,7382.59%
201167,1243950.59%
201066,7294,0310.63%
200062,69812,0122.15%
199050,68612,8662.97%
198037,82011,2593.60%
197026,56119,98914.99%
19606,5726,17215.02%
19404000.00%

Milpitas Population by Year