Turlock, California Population 2021

74,101
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Turlock is a city located in Stanislaus County California. With a 2020 population of 74,101, it is the 118th largest city in California and the 492nd largest city in the United States . Turlock is currently growing at a rate of 0.32% annually and its population has increased by 8.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 68,549 in 2010. Turlock reached it's highest population of 74,101 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Turlock has a population density of 4,379 people per square mile.

The average household income in Turlock is $78,813 with a poverty rate of 15.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,123 per month, and the median house value is $310,100. The median age in Turlock is 34.2 years, 33.3 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Turlock Demographics

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

  • White: 76.36%
  • Other race: 9.37%
  • Asian: 6.03%
  • Two or more races: 4.57%
  • Black or African American: 2.66%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
The current population of Turlock, California is 74,101 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 73,396.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 68,549.

Turlock, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White55,66876.36%
Some Other Race6,8309.37%
Asian4,3936.03%
Two or More Races3,3334.57%
Black or African American1,9362.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native5280.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2160.30%
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Turlock Population by Race

Turlock Population Pyramid $2021

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Turlock Median Age

34.2


Total

33.3


Male

34.6


Female

Turlock Adults

There are 53,545 adults, (9,584 of whom are seniors) in Turlock.

Turlock Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

21.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Turlock Sex Ratio

Female

38,373

52.63%

Male

34,531

47.37%

Turlock Population by Age

Turlock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Turlock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
All53.7%46.3%
Non Family42.1%57.9%
Male39.6%60.4%
Female39.2%60.8%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Turlock Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1822.8753.7
Married12,0753.5767.5
Non Family7,4211.2742.1
Female3,8463.439.2
Male1,8403.6339.6

3.42

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Turlock Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,76110.25%
9th to 12th Grade3,7818.14%
High School Graduate11,43224.61%
Some College11,14423.99%
Associates Degree3,6827.92%
Bachelors Degree7,85316.90%
Graduate Degree3,8098.20%
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Turlock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Turlock Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26,29123,2927,649
Hispanic14,5969,9872,039
Other Race4,2242,268360
Asian3,1722,5731,393
2+ Races1,3561,210407
Black955816211
Native American49645099
Islander204179

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.92%.

Turlock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,322$46,644$30,917
Less Than 9th Grade$24,997$30,833$16,851
High School Graduate$32,208$41,552$23,744
Some College$35,108$46,752$27,904
Bachelors Degree$61,882$64,425$56,176
Graduate Degree$78,286$90,679$72,156

$38,322

Average Earnings

$46,644

Average Male

$30,917

Average Female

Turlock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Turlock Language by Age

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Turlock Language

58.14% of Turlock residents speak only English, while 41.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.63% of the population.

Turlock Language

Turlock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,0485,13218.97%
White36,3644,65212.79%
Other6,8121,36219.99%
Black1,90379041.51%
Multiple3,31468420.64%
Asian4,3673718.50%
Native526387.22%
Islander2043617.65%

15.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.23%

Male Poverty Rate

16.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Turlock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Turlock is Black, with 41.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Turlock is Native, with 7.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.13%.

Turlock Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.45%
High School14.47%
Some College10.38%
Bachelors or Greater4.13%

Turlock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed41.65%
Male Unemployed18.48%
Female Employed6.75%
Male Employed5.88%

Turlock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Turlock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,681$78,813
Families$66,912$87,479
Married Families$84,903$100,767
Non Families$32,705$51,092
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Income by Household Type

Turlock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Turlock Married by Age and Sex

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Turlock 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.

Turlock Marital Status by Race

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Turlock Marital Status

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2,350

Number of Veterans

2,120

Male Veterans

230

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam830
Second Gulf War387
First Gulf War294
World War II126
Korea95

Turlock Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74537
55 to 64524
75+501
35 to 54488
18 to 34300

Turlock Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9484.73%
Hispanic1991.11%
Black16513.80%
Asian631.82%
2+ Races623.43%
Native American6212.16%
Other Race500.97%

Turlock Veterans by Race

Turlock Veterans by Education

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9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Turlock Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Turlock Employment by Age

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Turlock Employment by Race

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Turlock 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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65.73%

Born in Turlock

77.81%

Native Born

22.19%

Foreign Born

9.23%

Non Citizen

12.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.81% of Turlock residents were born in the United States, with 65.73% having been born in California. 9.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Turlock Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202174,1012350.32%
202073,8662350.32%
201973,6312350.32%
201873,3961550.21%
201773,2416630.91%
201672,5788021.12%
201571,7769081.28%
201470,8686070.86%
201370,2615420.78%
201269,7194680.68%
201169,2514030.59%
201068,84813,0382.12%
200055,81013,6122.84%
199042,19815,9114.85%
198026,28712,2956.51%
197013,9924,8764.38%
19609,1162,8813.87%
19506,2351,3962.57%
19404,8395631.24%
19304,2768822.34%
19203,3941,8217.99%
19101,5731,37010.78%
1890203281.50%
18801750.00%

Turlock Population by Year