Sanger, California Population 2024

26,358

Sanger is a city located in Fresno County California. Sanger has a 2024 population of 26,358. Sanger is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -1% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,624 in 2020.

The average household income in Sanger is $85,177 with a poverty rate of 15.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sanger is 31.8 years, 31.1 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Sanger Demographics

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

  • White: 46.59%
  • Other race: 31.02%
  • Two or more races: 15.34%
  • Asian: 3.49%
  • Native American: 2.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.35%
Land Area (mi²)
5.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,574.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1% (-266)
The current population of Sanger, California is 26,358 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 26,624.

Sanger, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White12,37146.59%
Other race8,23831.02%
Two or more races4,07215.34%
Asian9263.49%
Native American6382.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2160.81%
Black or African American920.35%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Sanger Population by Race

Sanger Population Pyramid 2024

Sanger Median Age

31.8

Total

31.1

Male

32.8

Female

Sanger Adults

There are 18,788 adults, (2,845 of whom are seniors) in Sanger.

Sanger Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanger Sex Ratio

Female12,59247.42%
Male13,96152.58%

Sanger Population by Age

Sanger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,2693.6361.238.8
Married3,8244.0473.326.7
Female1,2184.354060
Non Family1,1491.1760.839.2
Male1,0783.9342.757.3
showing: 5 rows

3.91

Average Family Size

3.63

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sanger Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sanger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sanger Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 43.48%.

Sanger Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,721

Average Earnings

$41,209

Average Male

$33,759

Average Female

Sanger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanger Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sanger Language

47.97% of Sanger residents speak only English, while 52.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.75% of the population.

Sanger Language

Sanger Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,2973,54817.48%
Other8,1931,66720.35%
White4,6804369.32%
Asian91618820.52%
Multiple4,0561513.72%
Native63810516.46%
Black813441.98%
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15.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanger is Black, with 41.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanger is Multiple, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.83%.

Sanger Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.57%
High School11.01%
Some College9.62%
Bachelors or Greater4.81%
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Sanger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed49.41%
Female Unemployed29.56%
Female Employed7.67%
Male Employed5.8%
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Sanger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanger Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sanger Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanger Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sanger 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 45-54.

Sanger Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sanger Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

831

Number of Veterans

727

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

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Sanger Veterans by War

count

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Sanger Veterans by Age

count

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Sanger Veterans by Race

Sanger Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanger Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sanger Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sanger Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sanger 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

70.37%

Born in Sanger

78.79%

Native Born

21.21%

Foreign Born

11.74%

Non Citizen

9.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.79% of Sanger residents were born in the United States, with 70.37% having been born in California. 11.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sanger Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202925,753-121-0.47%
202825,874-121-0.47%
202725,995-121-0.46%
202626,116-121-0.46%
202526,237-121-0.46%
202426,358-121-0.46%
202326,479-121-0.45%
202226,600-121-0.45%
202126,721970.36%
202026,624-39-0.15%
201926,6633051.16%
201826,3583761.45%
201725,9822921.14%
201625,6904111.63%
201525,2794431.78%
201424,8362350.96%
201324,601610.25%
201224,540970.4%
201124,4431450.6%
201024,2985,36728.35%
200018,9312,09212.42%
199016,8394,29734.26%
198012,5422,45424.33%
197010,0882,01624.98%
19608,0721,67226.13%
19506,4002,38359.32%
19404,0171,05035.39%
19302,96738915.09%
19202,5782,150502.34%
1890428
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Sanger Population by Year