Madera County, California Population 2021

Madera County, California's estimated population is 158,217 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madera County, California is the 33rd largest county in California. The 2010 Population was 150,986 and has seen a growth of 4.79% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021158,2174450.28%
2020157,7724450.28%
2019157,3274450.28%
2018156,8821,4590.94%
2017155,4231,4670.95%
2016153,9563800.25%
2015153,5761200.08%
2014153,4562,0861.38%
2013151,370-157-0.10%
2012151,527-148-0.10%
2011151,6756890.46%
2010150,98662,89671.40%
199088,09024,97439.57%
198063,11621,59752.02%
197041,5191,0512.60%
196040,4683,5049.48%
195036,96413,65058.55%
194023,3146,15035.83%
193017,1644,96140.65%
192012,2033,83545.83%
19108,3682,00431.49%
19006,3640.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.28%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
150,986
Growth (since 2010)
4.79%
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Madera County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White108,10069.55%
Some Other Race31,42920.22%
Two or More Races5,0613.26%
Black or African American4,9493.18%
Asian3,2292.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4891.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1760.11%
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Madera County, California Population by Race

Madera County, California Population Pyramid 2021

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Madera County, California Median Age

34.1


Total

33


Male

35


Female

Madera County, California Adults

There are 112,580 adults, (21,431 of whom are seniors) in Madera County, California.

Madera County, California Age Dependency

70.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera County, California Sex Ratio

Female

80,461

51.77%

Male

74,972

48.23%

Madera County, California Population by Age

Madera County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Madera County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
All64.1%35.9%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male49.2%50.8%
Female41.3%58.7%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Madera County, California Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,8813.2864.1
Married26,1463.7272.7
Non Family9,6481.3259.9
Female6,1964.0341.3
Male2,8914.2149.2

3.67

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Madera County, California Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade15,97516.38%
9th to 12th Grade11,39811.69%
High School Graduate24,30324.92%
Some College24,00124.61%
Associates Degree7,6587.85%
Bachelors Degree9,91710.17%
Graduate Degree4,2754.38%
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Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic47,71025,6173,566
White41,26337,7049,021
Other Race17,4828,2321,130
Black3,8603,128604
Multiple Races2,6692,132238
Asian2,2351,556677
Native American1,5261,167163
Islander787335

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 44.87%.

Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,006$37,159$23,493
Less Than High School$20,699$24,822$14,509
High School Grad$30,326$40,992$20,605
Some College$32,311$44,498$26,135
Bachelors Degree$57,130$61,865$52,652
Graduate Degree$64,677$70,000$61,128

$30,006

Average Earnings

$37,159

Average Male

$23,493

Average Female

Madera County, California Earnings by Educational Attainment

Madera County, California Language by Age

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Madera County, California Language

54.72% of Madera County, California residents speak only English, while 45.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.47% of the population.

Madera County, California Language

Madera County, California Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic86,02521,51825.01%
Other28,8108,30528.83%
White50,4955,82611.54%
Multiple4,28690321.07%
Black3,49384524.19%
Native2,22848321.68%
Asian2,95537012.52%

19.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.83%

Male Poverty Rate

21.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Other, with 28.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is White, with 11.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.85%.

Madera County, California Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.53%
High School14.74%
Some College10.19%
Bachelors or Greater7.71%

Madera County, California Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.64%
Male Unemployed32.93%
Female Employed11.86%
Male Employed8.78%

Madera County, California Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Madera County, California Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,585$74,861
Families$61,396$78,281
Married Families$71,496$88,206
Non Families$35,349$54,148
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Income by Household Type

Madera County, California Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Madera County, California Married by Age and Sex

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Madera County, California 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 55-64.

Madera County, California Marital Status by Race

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Madera County, California Marital Status

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6,317

Number of Veterans

5,893

Male Veterans

424

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,620
Second Gulf War848
Korea651
First Gulf War551
World War II196

Madera County, California Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 742,071
75+1,833
55 to 641,077
35 to 54885
18 to 34451

Madera County, California Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2356.61%
Hispanic1,2492.15%
Other3741.77%
Black3317.81%
2 or More2266.87%
Indian1055.76%
Asian461.77%

Madera County, California Veterans by Race

Madera County, California Veterans by Education

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7.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera County, California Veterans by Education

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54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.6%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Madera County, California Employment by Age

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Madera County, California Employment by Race

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Madera County, California 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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67.48%

Born in California

79.76%

Native Born

20.24%

Foreign Born

14.01%

Non Citizen

6.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.76% of Madera County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.48% having been born in California. 14.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Madera County, California Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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