Turlock, California Population 2024

71,924

Turlock is a city located in Merced County and Stanislaus County California. Turlock has a 2024 population of 71,924. Turlock is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 72,694 in 2020.

The average household income in Turlock is $95,366 with a poverty rate of 13.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Turlock is 34.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Turlock Demographics

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

  • White: 58.07%
  • Other race: 19.78%
  • Two or more races: 13.01%
  • Asian: 5.98%
  • Black or African American: 2.26%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
Land Area (mi²)
16.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,282.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.06% (-770)
The current population of Turlock, California is 71,924 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 72,694.

Turlock, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White42,10458.07%
Other race14,33819.78%
Two or more races9,43613.01%
Asian4,3375.98%
Black or African American1,6372.26%
Native American3280.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3240.45%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Turlock Population by Race

Turlock Population Pyramid 2024

Turlock Median Age

34.3

Total

33.2

Male

34.8

Female

Turlock Adults

There are 53,512 adults, (10,218 of whom are seniors) in Turlock.

Turlock Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Turlock Sex Ratio

Female37,66951.95%
Male34,83548.05%

Turlock Population by Age

Turlock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,7332.895545
Married11,6893.6470.529.5
Non Family7,3561.3643.356.7
Female3,7563.2941.458.6
Male1,9323.3732.567.5

3.43

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Turlock Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,67410.27%
9th to 12th Grade3,8558.47%
High School Graduate10,66523.43%
Some College10,27722.57%
Associates Degree4,1679.15%
Bachelors Degree7,91417.38%
Graduate Degree3,9748.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Turlock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Turlock Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White22,64320,1646,639
Hispanic16,85911,6792,518
Other Race8,0374,971817
2+ Races4,4613,7731,381
Asian3,0072,2971,460
Black890879463
Islander25324468
Native American20614731

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.76%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 52.02%.

Turlock Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$47,534$57,512$37,052
Less Than 9th Grade$28,679$38,650$24,000
High School Graduate$44,056$53,692$33,167
Some College$44,877$57,545$34,312
Bachelors Degree$73,009$90,785$67,133
Graduate Degree$92,546$95,606$83,421

$47,534

Average Earnings

$57,512

Average Male

$37,052

Average Female

Turlock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Turlock Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Turlock Language

57.44% of Turlock residents speak only English, while 42.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.78% of the population.

Turlock Language

Turlock Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic31,8064,48014.09%
White29,8643,65712.25%
Other14,2722,01114.09%
Multiple9,1371,00010.94%
Asian4,2413909.2%
Black1,59536923.13%
Native3274614.07%
Islander3133511.18%

13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.75%

Male Poverty Rate

14.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Turlock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Turlock is Black, with 23.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Turlock is Asian, with 9.2% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.83%.

Turlock Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.19%
High School12.97%
Some College9.5%
Bachelors or Greater4.9%

Turlock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.26%
Male Unemployed14.62%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed4.82%

Turlock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Turlock Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$74,559$95,366
Families$89,663$108,265
Married Families$108,985$130,757
Non Families$39,480$57,862

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Turlock Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Turlock Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Turlock 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.

Turlock Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Turlock Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,147

Number of Veterans

2,043

Male Veterans

104

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam746
Second Gulf War544
First Gulf War357
Korea153
World War II40

Turlock Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+611
35 to 54489
65 to 74430
55 to 64340
18 to 34277

Turlock Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4774.57%
Hispanic3211.51%
2+ Races2604.39%
Other Race1921.85%
Black13713.5%
Asian772.26%
Native American41.53%

Turlock Veterans by Race

Turlock Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Turlock Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Turlock Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Turlock Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Turlock 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

67.35%

Born in Turlock

78.22%

Native Born

21.78%

Foreign Born

9.42%

Non Citizen

12.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.22% of Turlock residents were born in the United States, with 67.35% having been born in California. 9.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Turlock Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202970,961-193-0.27%
202871,154-192-0.27%
202771,346-193-0.27%
202671,539-192-0.27%
202571,731-193-0.27%
202471,924-192-0.27%
202372,116-193-0.27%
202272,309930.13%
202172,216-478-0.66%
202072,694-330-0.45%
201973,0241720.24%
201872,8521750.24%
201772,6776330.88%
201672,0447761.09%
201571,2688151.16%
201470,4535980.86%
201369,8553540.51%
201269,5014360.63%
201169,0653320.48%
201068,73312,92323.16%
200055,81013,61232.26%
199042,19815,91160.53%
198026,28712,29587.87%
197013,9924,87653.49%
19609,1162,88146.21%
19506,2351,39628.85%
19404,83956313.17%
19304,27688225.99%
19203,3941,821115.77%
19101,5731,370674.88%
18902032816%
188017500%
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Turlock Population by Year