Mariposa County, California Population 2020

Mariposa County, California's estimated population is 17,437 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mariposa County, California is the 53rd largest county in California.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,471340.19%
201717,437-18-0.10%
201617,455-167-0.95%
201517,622-91-0.51%
201417,713-95-0.53%
201317,808-72-0.40%
201217,880-288-1.59%
201118,168-109-0.60%
201018,2773,97527.79%
199014,3023,19428.75%
198011,1085,09384.67%
19706,01595118.78%
19605,064-81-1.57%
19505,145-460-8.21%
19405,6052,37273.37%
19303,23345816.50%
19202,775-1,181-29.85%
19103,956-764-16.19%
19004,72093324.64%
18903,787-552-12.72%
18804,339-233-5.10%
18704,572-1,671-26.77%
18606,2431,86442.57%
18504,3790.00%

Mariposa County, California Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,57988.82%
Two or More Races7054.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native3972.26%
Some Other Race3962.26%
Asian2431.39%
Black or African American1660.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander540.31%

Mariposa County, California Population Pyramid 2020

Mariposa County, California Median Age

51.4


Total

51.1


Male

51.8


Female

Mariposa County, California Adults

There are 14,675 adults, (4,690 of whom are seniors) in Mariposa County, California.

Mariposa County, California Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

47

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Mariposa County, California Sex Ratio

Female

8,620

49.14%

Male

8,920

50.86%

Mariposa County, California Households and Families

Mariposa County, California Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mariposa County, California Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
All69%31%
Non Family58.7%41.3%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female50.8%49.2%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,7002.1369
Married4,0402.6879.6
Non Family2,6811.1458.7
Female6642.5550.8
Male3152.7358.7

2.61

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mariposa County, California Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4353.18%
9th to 12th Grade8816.45%
High School Graduate3,62226.52%
Some College4,18230.62%
Associates Degree1,3429.83%
Bachelors Degree1,99714.62%
Graduate Degree1,2008.79%

Mariposa County, California Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,29110,4712,928
Hispanic1,24694558
Multiple Races514415116
Other Race32223626
Native American273213
Asian17814264
Black135105
Islander545431

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,098$36,493$27,063
Less Than High School$23,281$23,281$26,250
High School Grad$27,024$32,209$23,142
Some College$29,213$32,255$24,643
Bachelors Degree$45,878$50,625$38,750
Graduate Degree$60,521$69,000$47,936

$32,098

Average Earnings

$36,493

Average Male

$27,063

Average Female

Mariposa County, California Language

Mariposa County, California Language by Age

Mariposa County, California Language

89.14% of Mariposa County, California residents speak only English, while 10.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.51% of the population.

Mariposa County, California Poverty

Mariposa County, California Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0541,65511.78%
Hispanic1,84846725.27%
Multiple68614621.28%
Asian2328938.36%
Other3877920.41%
Native3975413.60%
Black1304736.15%

14.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.26%

Male Poverty Rate

14.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mariposa County, California

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mariposa County, California is Asian, with 38.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mariposa County, California is White, with 11.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.16%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.28%
Some College13.44%
High School11.23%
Bachelors or Greater6.83%

Mariposa County, California Income

Mariposa County, California Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,199$64,590
Families$60,183$77,434
Married Families$68,514-
Non Families$25,819$37,383

Mariposa County, California Marital Status

Mariposa County, California Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mariposa County, California Married by Age and Sex

Mariposa County, California 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.

Mariposa County, California Marital Status by Race

Mariposa County, California Veterans

1,601

Number of Veterans

1,533

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam786
Korea205
Second Gulf War158
First Gulf War139
World War II63
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,51911.65%
Hispanic402.92%
2 or More366.55%
Hawaiian2342.59%
Indian155.49%
Asian62.67%
Other20.52%

$Mariposa County, California Veterans by Education

6.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mariposa County, California Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

46.9%

Employment Rate

8.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mariposa 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

67.56%

Born in California

92.89%

Native Born

7.11%

Foreign Born

4.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.89% of Mariposa County, California residents were born in the United States, with 67.56% having been born in California. 4.16% 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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