Madera County, California Population 2020

Madera County, California's estimated population is 155,904 with a growth rate of 1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Madera County, California is the 32nd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018157,6721,7681.13%
2017155,9041,7441.13%
2016154,1604210.27%
2015153,7391490.10%
2014153,5902,1201.40%
2013151,470-124-0.08%
2012151,594-108-0.07%
2011151,7026960.46%
2010151,00662,91671.42%
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%

Madera County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White111,62172.01%
Some Other Race26,94417.38%
Two or More Races5,4543.52%
Black or African American5,0263.24%
Asian3,2942.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5051.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1690.11%

Madera County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Madera County, California Median Age

33.9


Total

32.8


Male

34.9


Female

Madera County, California Adults

There are 112,199 adults, (20,797 of whom are seniors) in Madera County, California.

Madera County, California Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Madera County, California Sex Ratio

Female

80,330

51.82%

Male

74,683

48.18%

Madera County, California Households and Families

Madera County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Madera County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All64%36%
Non Family61%39%
Male44.6%55.4%
Female41.6%58.4%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All44,7593.2864
Married25,8903.7572.5
Non Family9,9551.3261
Female6,2554.0641.6
Male2,6594.2344.6

3.7

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Madera County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,37616.88%
9th to 12th Grade10,90211.24%
High School Graduate24,24925.00%
Some College23,76024.49%
Associates Degree7,6447.88%
Bachelors Degree9,6969.99%
Graduate Degree4,3884.52%

Madera County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic46,78724,6763,296
White41,45937,6898,960
Other Race15,4447,1541,028
Black3,7843,055571
Multiple Races2,8422,198203
Asian2,2081,934871
Native American1,5711,188144
Islander11811250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 94.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 42.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,687$33,705$23,063
Less Than High School$19,495$22,311$14,150
High School Grad$28,424$36,674$20,922
Some College$33,822$45,275$26,593
Bachelors Degree$53,910$58,664$53,113
Graduate Degree$65,132$68,693$61,431

$28,687

Average Earnings

$33,705

Average Male

$23,063

Average Female

Madera County, California Language

Madera County, California Language by Age

Madera County, California Language

54.94% of Madera County, California residents speak only English, while 45.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.67% of the population.

Madera County, California Poverty

Madera County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic85,37022,89926.82%
Other24,5837,40730.13%
White50,6575,36910.60%
Black3,6381,27735.10%
Multiple4,70598620.96%
Native2,26842418.69%
Asian3,0342849.36%

20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.00%

Male Poverty Rate

22.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Madera County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Black, with 35.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Madera County, California is Asian, with 9.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.35%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.65%
High School16.89%
Some College10.46%
Bachelors or Greater8.04%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.49%
Male Unemployed32.50%
Female Employed11.16%
Male Employed9.49%

Madera County, California Income

Madera County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,884$69,614
Families$57,531$72,962
Married Families$67,996$83,096
Non Families$32,363$51,332

Madera County, California Marital Status

Madera County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Madera County, California Married by Age and Sex

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

Madera County, California Veterans

6,775

Number of Veterans

6,287

Male Veterans

488

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,769
Second Gulf War884
Korea763
First Gulf War695
World War II235
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7267.06%
Hispanic1,2812.23%
Black3297.72%
Other2731.45%
2 or More2166.36%
Indian1387.52%
Asian933.68%

$Madera County, California Veterans by Education

7.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Madera County, California Employment Status

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Madera County, California Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.14%

Born in California

79.38%

Native Born

20.62%

Foreign Born

14.40%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

79.38% of Madera County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.14% having been born in California. 14.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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