Milpitas, California Population 2023

84,317

Milpitas is a city located in Santa Clara County California. With a 2023 population of 84,317, it is the 106th largest city in California and the 457th largest city in the United States.Milpitas is currently growing at a rate of 1.62% annually and its population has increased by 5.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 80,273 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Milpitas has a population density of 6,176 people per square mile.

The average household income in Milpitas is $154,559 with a poverty rate of 7.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Milpitas is 35.4 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

Milpitas Demographics

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

  • Asian: 68.13%
  • White: 14.46%
  • Other race: 6.94%
  • Two or more races: 6.29%
  • Black or African American: 3.54%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Milpitas, California is 84,317 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 80,273.

Milpitas, California Population 2023

Population by Race

Asian

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Milpitas Population by Race

Milpitas Population Pyramid 2023

Milpitas Median Age

35.4

Total

34.3

Male

36.9

Female

Milpitas Adults

There are 58,579 adults, (8,666 of whom are seniors) in Milpitas.

Milpitas Age Dependency

50.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Milpitas Sex Ratio

Female35,70447.49%
Male39,47852.51%

Milpitas Population by Age

Milpitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.59

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Milpitas Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Milpitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Milpitas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.74%.

Milpitas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$67,958

Average Earnings

$86,101

Average Male

$51,896

Average Female

Milpitas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Milpitas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Milpitas Language

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 60.42% of the population.

Milpitas Language

Milpitas Poverty by Race

rate

7.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.65%

Male Poverty Rate

7.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Milpitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Milpitas is Black, with 20.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Milpitas is Islander, with 0.90% 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%.

Milpitas Poverty

Milpitas Poverty Rate by Education

Milpitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Milpitas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Milpitas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Milpitas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Milpitas 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 35-44.

Milpitas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Milpitas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,619

Number of Veterans

1,563

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

Milpitas Veterans by War

Milpitas Veterans by Age

count

Milpitas Veterans by Race

Milpitas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Milpitas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Milpitas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Milpitas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Milpitas 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

36.68%

Born in Milpitas

44.83%

Native Born

48.83%

Foreign Born

21.42%

Non Citizen

27.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

44.83% of Milpitas residents were born in the United States, with 36.68% having been born in California. 21.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Milpitas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Milpitas Population by Year