West Modesto, California Population 2024

5,438

West Modesto is a city located in Stanislaus County California. West Modesto has a 2024 population of 5,438. West Modesto is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,557 in 2020.

The average household income in West Modesto is $69,756 with a poverty rate of 23.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Modesto is 31.5 years, 30.6 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

West Modesto Demographics

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

  • White: 40.42%
  • Two or more races: 27.75%
  • Other race: 25.54%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Black or African American: 2.19%
  • Native American: 1.4%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
Land Area (mi²)
1.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,813.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.14% (-119)
The current population of West Modesto, California is 5,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,557.

West Modesto, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,19840.42%
Two or more races1,50927.75%
Other race1,38925.54%
Asian1452.67%
Black or African American1192.19%
Native American761.4%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander20.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Modesto Population by Race

West Modesto Population Pyramid 2024

West Modesto Median Age

31.5

Total

30.6

Male

32.6

Female

West Modesto Adults

There are 3,866 adults, (600 of whom are seniors) in West Modesto.

West Modesto Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

West Modesto Sex Ratio

Female2,63448.44%
Male2,80451.56%

West Modesto Population by Age

West Modesto Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4623.6839.160.9
Married5984.7444.655.4
Female4524.2115.984.1
Non Family3281.2958.241.8
Male842.7348.851.2
showing: 5 rows

4.16

Average Family Size

3.68

Average Household Size

39.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Modesto 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

West Modesto Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Modesto Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 25.38%.

West Modesto Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,694

Average Earnings

$32,797

Average Male

$30,212

Average Female

West Modesto Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Modesto Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Modesto Language

38.45% of West Modesto residents speak only English, while 61.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.58% of the population.

West Modesto Language

West Modesto Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,93091323.23%
Other1,36638428.11%
White1,12528124.98%
Multiple1,509916.03%
Black1194436.97%
Asian1452819.31%
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23.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.04%

Male Poverty Rate

22.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Modesto

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Modesto is Black, with 36.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Modesto is Multiple, with 6.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.83%.

West Modesto Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.47%
High School10.5%
Bachelors or Greater9.69%
Some College7.85%
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West Modesto Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed32.39%
Male Unemployed17%
Male Employed10.38%
Female Employed8.62%
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West Modesto Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Modesto Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Modesto Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.8%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

West Modesto Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Modesto 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 55-64.

West Modesto Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Modesto Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

128

Number of Veterans

120

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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West Modesto Veterans by War

count

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West Modesto Veterans by Age

count

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West Modesto Veterans by Race

West Modesto Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Modesto Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

West Modesto Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Modesto Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Modesto 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

58.73%

Born in West Modesto

64.95%

Native Born

35.05%

Foreign Born

28.58%

Non Citizen

6.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.95% of West Modesto residents were born in the United States, with 58.73% having been born in California. 28.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Modesto Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,438
20235,438
20225,438-444-7.55%
20215,8823255.85%
20205,557-205-3.56%
20195,762-149-2.52%
20185,9111252.16%
20175,7865129.71%
20165,274-767-12.7%
20156,0415079.16%
20145,534-417-7.01%
20135,951-386-6.09%
20126,337-133-2.06%
20116,47078813.87%
20105,682
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West Modesto Population by Year