South Dos Palos, California Population 2022

1,773
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South Dos Palos is a city located in Merced County California. With a 2020 population of 1,773, it is the 891st largest city in California and the 11602nd largest city in the United States. South Dos Palos is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 1.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,747 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, South Dos Palos has a population density of 1,155 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Dos Palos is $80,187 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $186,600. The median age in South Dos Palos is 28.4 years, 41.3 years for males, and 22.6 years for females.

South Dos Palos Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of South Dos Paloswas:

  • White: 53.38%
  • Other race: 32.39%
  • Black or African American: 11.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.91%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Dos Palos, California is 1,773 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,747.

South Dos Palos, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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South Dos Palos Population by Race

South Dos Palos Population Pyramid 2022

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South Dos Palos Median Age

33.4


Total

40.7


Male

25.8


Female

South Dos Palos Adults

There are 861 adults, (87 of whom are seniors) in South Dos Palos.

South Dos Palos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

11.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

South Dos Palos Sex Ratio

Female

654

56.04%

Male

513

43.96%

South Dos Palos Population by Age

South Dos Palos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Dos Palos Household Types

50.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

South Dos Palos Households and Families

3.58

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

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South Dos Palos Households by Type

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South Dos Palos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

South Dos Palos Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 63.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.29%.

South Dos Palos Educational Attainment by Race

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$43,676

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

South Dos Palos Earnings by Educational Attainment

South Dos Palos Language by Age

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South Dos Palos Language

47.22% of South Dos Palos residents speak only English, while 52.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.78% of the population.

South Dos Palos Language

South Dos Palos Poverty by Race

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18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.95%

Male Poverty Rate

13.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Dos Palos

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Dos Palos is White, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Dos Palos is Hispanic, with 19.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.72%.

South Dos Palos Poverty

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South Dos Palos Poverty Rate by Education

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South Dos Palos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

South Dos Palos Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

South Dos Palos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

31.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

South Dos Palos Married by Age and Sex

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South Dos Palos Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

South Dos Palos Marital Status by Race

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South Dos Palos Marital Status

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70

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

South Dos Palos Veterans by War

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South Dos Palos Veterans by Age

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South Dos Palos Veterans by Race

South Dos Palos Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Dos Palos Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

17.7%

Unemployment Rate

South Dos Palos Employment by Age

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South Dos Palos Employment by Race

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South Dos Palos 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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70.95%

Born in South Dos Palos

72.41%

Native Born

27.59%

Foreign Born

15.51%

Non Citizen

12.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.41% of South Dos Palos residents were born in the United States, with 70.95% having been born in California. 15.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

South Dos Palos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

South Dos Palos Population by Year