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Madera Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Madera Area is 152,452. The Madera Area population density is 70.80 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 232.55 people per square mile and is lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Madera Area is white, which represent 82.54% of the total population. The average Madera Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 152,452. #263

Population Density, #503

Madera Area
70.80 per square mile
232.55 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:125,830 (82.54%, #538)
Black:5,382 (3.53%, #450)
Hispanic:84,009 (55.11%, #30)
Asian:3,335 (2.19%, #179)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,541 (1.67%, #134)
One Race, Other:10,254 (6.73%, see rank)
Two or More Races:5,110 (3.35%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:80,106 (95.35%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:430 (0.51%, see rank)
Cuban:55 (0.07%, see rank)
Central American:1,320 (1.57%, see rank)
South American:308 (0.37%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:1,140 (34.18%, see rank)
Chinese:276 (8.28%, see rank)
Filipino:792 (23.75%, see rank)
Japanese:253 (7.59%, see rank)
Korean:82 (2.46%, see rank)
Vietnamese:62 (1.86%, see rank)
Asian, Other:730 (21.89%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

141,238 (92.64%) out of the total population of 152,452 reported first ancestry.

 Madera Area% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab5870.39%, see rank0.72%0.56%
Czech4730.31%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish7920.52%, see rank0.46%0.42%
Dutch1,3250.87%, see rank0.99%1.40%
English7,8015.12%, see rank5.94%8.02%
French2,1971.44%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German9,6266.31%, see rank8.51%15.03%
Greek2950.19%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian2980.20%, see rank0.32%0.46%
Irish8,7775.76%, see rank6.69%10.80%
Italian3,7592.47%, see rank3.97%5.52%
Norwegian1,0250.67%, see rank1.02%1.42%
Polish8670.57%, see rank1.32%3.01%
Portuguese2,0451.34%, see rank0.91%0.44%
Russian5550.36%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8210.54%, see rank0.61%0.99%
Scottish1,6941.11%, see rank1.34%1.72%
Subsaharan African1160.08%, see rank0.69%0.95%
Swedish1,1510.75%, see rank1.09%1.27%
Swiss1190.08%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian2140.14%, see rank0.27%0.31%
American3,6902.42%, see rank3.22%7.12%
Welsh4080.27%, see rank0.43%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 73,450 (48.18%, see rank)
Females: 79,002 (51.82%, see rank)

Madera Area
Male: 48.18%
Female: 51.82%
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Madera Area
33.30 years old
35.60 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Madera Area
31.80 years old
34.50 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Madera Area
34.30 years old
36.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Madera Area% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years11,7887.73%, see rank6.62%6.36%
5 to 9 years12,3078.07%, see rank6.65%6.51%
10 to 14 years11,5807.60%, see rank6.70%6.59%
15 to 19 years11,6217.62%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years11,2657.39%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years20,93613.73%, see rank14.48%13.47%
35 to 44 years19,24912.63%, see rank13.60%12.96%
45 to 54 years18,72512.28%, see rank13.79%14.09%
55 to 64 years16,55610.86%, see rank11.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years10,7287.04%, see rank6.71%7.64%
75 to 84 5,7213.75%, see rank3.72%4.25%
85 years and over1,9761.30%, see rank1.70%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Madera AreaCaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population93,891, 100%24,865,866209,056,129
Less Than High School28,670, 30.54%, see rank18.51%13.67%
High School Graduate22,190, 23.63%, see rank20.72%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree30,369, 32.34%, see rank29.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree8,858, 9.43%, see rank19.59%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree3,804, 4.05%, see rank11.41%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.09, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Madera Area CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten4,44590.80%9.20%71.91%28.09%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)19,31396.88%, see rank3.12%, see rank91.40%8.60%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)9,92796.55%, see rank3.45%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College7,27886.36%, see rank13.64%, see rank83.91%16.09%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School67767.65%, see rank32.35%, see rank55.14%44.86%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Madera AreaCaliforniaU.S.
Total Households42,723, 100%12,617,280116,211,092
Average Household Size3.37, see rank2.952.63
1 Person Households7,881, 18.45%, see rank24.10%27.57%
2 or More Person Households34,842, 81.55%, see rank75.90%72.43%
Family Households (Families)33,265, 77.86%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.97, see rank3.673.32
Married-Couple Family24,102, 56.41%, see rank49.11%48.42%
Nonfamily Households9,458, 22.14%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Madera Area%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total116,777see rank30,462,253252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over55,573100%, see rank15,026,838123,281,364
Never Married21,45538.61%, see rank39.95%35.77%
Married29,03752.25%, see rank49.84%52.04%
Widowed1,3972.51%, see rank2.14%2.57%
Divorced3,6846.63%, see rank8.07%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over61,204100%, see rank15,435,415129,692,771
Never Married20,88834.13%, see rank32.75%29.48%
Married29,63848.42%, see rank48.11%49.19%
Widowed4,6467.59%, see rank7.96%9.16%
Divorced6,0329.86%, see rank11.18%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Madera Area%CaliforniaU.S.
Native119,29378.25%, see rank72.97%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence97,95564.25%, see rank54.40%58.73%
Born in Different State20,10613.19%, see rank17.34%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1,2320.81%, see rank1.23%1.42%
Foreign Born33,15921.75%, see rank27.03%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship8,6495.67%, see rank12.90%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship24,51016.08%, see rank14.13%7.09%
Born In Europe6770.44%, see rank1.75%1.53%
Born In Asia2,5831.69%, see rank9.97%3.82%
Born In Africa2450.16%, see rank0.43%0.55%
Born In Oceania660.04%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America29,22319.17%, see rank14.33%6.83%
Born In Northern America3650.24%, see rank0.34%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Madera Area%CaliforniaU.S.
English25,37059.38%, see rank57.63%79.39%
Spanish15,79736.98%, see rank25.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages8381.96%, see rank5.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages4721.10%, see rank10.40%3.36%
Other2460.58%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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