Willows, California Population 2022

6,319
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Willows is a city located in Glenn County California. It is also the county seat of Glenn County. With a 2020 population of 6,319, it is the 583rd largest city in California and the 5698th largest city in the United States. Willows is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,293 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Willows has a population density of 2,228 people per square mile.

The average household income in Willows is $53,391 with a poverty rate of 18.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $776 per month, and the median house value is $214,600. The median age in Willows is 38.5 years, 35 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Willows Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Willowswas:

  • White: 74.64%
  • Asian: 10.19%
  • Other race: 7.70%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Native American: 1.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Willows, California is 6,319 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,293.

Willows, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,51874.64%
Black or African American1001.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native881.45%
Asian61710.19%
Some Other Race4667.70%
Two or More Races2644.36%
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Willows Population by Race

Willows Population Pyramid 2022

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Willows Median Age

37.9


Total

33.4


Male

45.2


Female

Willows Adults

There are 4,339 adults, (1,023 of whom are seniors) in Willows.

Willows Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Willows Sex Ratio

Female

2,784

45.99%

Male

3,269

54.01%

Willows Population by Age

Willows Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Willows Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.9%31.1%
All46.9%53.1%
Non Family34.3%65.7%
Male26%74%
Female25.2%74.8%

46.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willows Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2452.6246.9
Married9213.7368.9
Male1812.8626
Female2382.9525.2
Non Family9051.3534.3

3.37

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Willows Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade46511.47%
9th to 12th Grade2987.35%
High School Graduate1,06526.27%
Some College92922.92%
Associates Degree63815.74%
Bachelors Degree51012.58%
Graduate Degree1493.68%
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Willows Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Willows Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races888050
Asian388275153
White2,5102,364384
Native American887912
Hispanic93244560
Black9881
Other Race28863

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.82%.

Willows Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,013$27,401$20,344
Less Than 9th Grade$16,648$22,772$
High School Graduate$22,283$21,894$23,625
Some College$37,288$44,464$20,323
Bachelors Degree$$71,500$
Graduate Degree$61,725$$61,150

$26,013

Average Earnings

$27,401

Average Male

$20,344

Average Female

Willows Earnings by Educational Attainment

Willows Language by Age

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Willows Language

63.18% of Willows residents speak only English, while 36.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.23% of the population.

Willows Language

Willows Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native613150.82%
Asian61628846.75%
Multiple2436426.34%
White3,16251816.38%
Other43NaN%
Hispanic1,74120311.66%

18.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.88%

Male Poverty Rate

23.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willows

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willows is Native, with 50.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willows is Hispanic, with 11.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.65%.

Willows Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.59%
High School19.58%
Some College13.66%
Bachelors or Greater14.95%

Willows Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.15%
Male Unemployed9.60%
Female Employed18.21%
Female Unemployed48.21%

Willows Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Willows Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,140$55,707
Families$63,889$66,309
Married Families$81,797-
Non Families$22,473$37,578
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Income by Household Type

Willows Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

41.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Willows Married by Age and Sex

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Willows Marriage

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

Willows Marital Status by Race

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Willows Marital Status

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220

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War23
Vietnam62
Korea39
World War II

Willows Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5446
55 to 6461
65 to 7462
75+51

Willows Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1855.55%
Native American1213.64%
Asian235.60%

Willows Veterans by Race

Willows Veterans by Education

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27.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willows Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Willows Employment by Age

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Willows Employment by Race

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Willows 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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69.07%

Born in Willows

82.88%

Native Born

17.12%

Foreign Born

11.38%

Non Citizen

5.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.88% of Willows residents were born in the United States, with 69.07% having been born in California. 11.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Willows Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18901,1760.00%
1900893-283-2.72%
19101,1392462.46%
19202,1901,0516.76%
19302,024-166-0.79%
19402,2151910.91%
19503,0198043.15%
19604,1391,1203.21%
19704,085-54-0.13%
19804,7776921.58%
19905,9881,2112.29%
20006,2202320.38%
20106,166-54-0.09%
20116,179130.21%
20126,192130.21%
20136,205130.21%
20146,218130.21%
20156,231130.21%
20166,244130.21%
20176,257130.21%
20186,270130.21%
20196,283130.21%
20206,293100.16%
20216,306130.21%
20226,319130.21%

Willows Population by Year