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Modesto, CA Metro Area


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2022 population: 551,275   ( 36,822 from 2010)
Land area: 1496.0 square miles
Population density: 368.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:204,014 37.01% 15.1%
Black:15,0992.74% 15.6%
Indian:2,6690.48% 7.0%
Asian:36,1666.56% 30.4%
2+ races:15,9192.89% 14.8%
Hispanic:277,40850.32% 28.6%
Total non-White:347,26162.99% 26.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:16,116 14.6
Deaths:12,15611.0
Net Migration: -7,153-6.5
Net Immigration: 1,2121.1
Change in White population:-36,409 -7.1
Change in Non-White pop.:73,231 14.2




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
514,453
240,42346.73%
13,0652.54%
2,8700.56%
27,7285.39%
13,8672.70%
215,65841.92%
274,03053.27%

2000
446,997
256,00157.27%
10,6212.38%
3,4830.78%
19,5884.38%
14,4623.24%
141,87131.74%
190,99642.73%

1990
370,522
262,35770.81%
5,8491.58%
3,7231.00%
18,5525.01%
n/a
80,04121.60%
108,16529.19%

1980
265,900
213,95980.47%
3,0781.16%
3,9451.48%
4,5911.73%
n/a
39,88615.00%
51,94119.53%

1970
194,506
165,08384.87%
1,6920.87%
5990.31%
9480.49%
n/a
24,56912.63%
29,423 15.13%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
75,988 17.0
33,6837.5
8,7242.0
14,7813.3
-15,578 -3.5
83,034 18.6
1990's
NumberRate
72,693 19.6
31,2868.4
10,2622.8
21,1535.7
-6,356 -1.7
82,831 22.4
1980's
NumberRate
57,626 21.7
25,307 9.5
74,026 27.8
n/a
48,398 18.2
56,224 21.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
50,260 25.8
n/a
48,876 25.1
22,518 11.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Modesto, CA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.5
148,111 26.9%
403,164 73.1%
73,575 13.3%
175,747
3.11
130,092 74.0%
89,808 69.0%
13,218 10.2%
45,655 26.0%

2010
NumberPercent
32.9
147,158 28.6%
367,295 71.4%
54,831 10.7%
165,180
3.08
124,032 75.1%
88,016 71.0%
13,097 10.6%
41,148 24.9%

2000
NumberPercent
31.9
138,816 31.1%
308,181 68.9%
46,519 10.4%
145,253
3.03
110,249 75.9%
83,071 75.3%
11,588 10.5%
35,004 24.1%

1990
NumberPercent
30.6
113,116 30.5%
257,406 69.5%
40,253 10.9%
125,731
2.90
95,264 75.8%
76,127 79.9%
8,733 9.2%
30,467 24.2%

1980
NumberPercent
29.5
79,279 29.8%
186,621 70.2%
28,987 10.9%
94,842
2.77
71,306 75.2%
59,439 83.4%
6,245 8.8%
23,536 24.8%

2022 Housing Data for Modesto, CA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units183,317 
Median Value$393,300 
Occupied175,74795.9%
Vacant7,5704.1%
Owned106,35960.5%
Rented69,38839.5%
Median Rent$1,433 
Single-Family Units146,44279.9%
    Detached138,64475.6%
    Attached7,7984.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units17,6589.6%
Mobile Homes8,1294.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Modesto, CA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0007,4274.2%
$10,000 to $14,9996,1833.5%
$15,000 to $19,9995,9413.4%
$20,000 to $24,9996,0093.4%
$25,000 to $29,9996,4923.7%
$30,000 to $34,9996,6603.8%
$35,000 to $39,9996,4943.7%
$40,000 to $44,9996,1453.5%
$45,000 to $49,9996,4823.7%
$50,000 to $59,99912,6157.2%
$60,000 to $74,99917,57210.0%
$75,000 to $99,99924,11713.7%
$100,000 to $124,99918,55010.6%
$125,000 to $149,99913,9237.9%
$150,000 to $199,99915,0128.5%
$200,000 or more16,1259.2%
Median Household Income74,872 
Per Capita Income32,044 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.97 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI13,5007.7%
Public Assistance6,4373.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps26,08714.8%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed116,71665.9%
Unemployed8,1664.6%
In Armed Forces2040.1%
Total Labor Force125,08670.7%
Not in Labor Force51,95729.3%
Real Unemployment Rate 34.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector98,01066,25159.7%
Non-Profit5,3798,80237.9%
Self-Employed15,1307,29867.5%
Local Government9,34814,92138.5%
State Government3,3995,22439.4%
Federal Government1,6131,39853.6%
Total Private + Self113,14073,54960.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.19,73930,34539.4%
Total132,879103,89456.1%
Pct. Govt.15.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts28,43012.0%
Sales and Office Occupations45,89819.4%
Professional, Technical41,40817.5%
Service Occupations43,34418.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7,8813.3%
All others78,03032.9%
White Collar 48.8%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance29,90912.6%
Manufacturing28,80212.1%
Retail trade26,46211.2%
Construction21,0168.9%
Educational services20,9068.8%
Accommodation and food services16,7827.1%
Transportation and warehousing16,4086.9%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting11,9005.0%
Other services11,3114.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.10,9184.6%
Public administration10,4704.4%
Professional, scientific, technical9,2873.9%
Wholesale trade7,0253.0%
Finance and insurance5,2452.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3,4081.4%
Real estate and rental and leasing3,1121.3%
Information2,0140.8%
Utilities1,8800.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1690.1%
Management860.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Modesto, CA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican246,66544.68%
Puerto Rican3,4480.62%
Cuban5700.10%
Dominican660.01%
Total Central American7,3061.32%
Costa Rican190.00%
Guatemalan1,9340.35%
Honduran2080.04%
Nicaraguan9830.18%
Panamanian950.02%
Salvadoran4,0670.74%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2,3790.43%
Argentinean2150.04%
Bolivian990.02%
Chilean1210.02%
Colombian5630.10%
Ecuadorian2080.04%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1,1620.21%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan110.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7,9931.45%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian8,9841.63%
Filipino6,2131.13%
Chinese4,1530.75%
Cambodian3,5540.64%
Vietnamese1,8850.34%
Laotian1,0420.19%
Japanese9520.17%
Korean8090.15%
Hmong5800.11%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English293,75457.1%
Spanish174,40633.9%
Other Indo-European19,2323.7%
Other6,4721.3%
Other Asian5,4631.1%
Chinese3,3960.7%
Tagalog3,3540.7%
Arabic2,7270.5%
German, other Germanic1,4610.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German38,5577.0%
Irish33,6176.1%
English32,2005.8%
Portuguese21,3923.9%
Italian18,7373.4%
American15,5302.8%
European9,5051.7%
French6,7981.2%
Swedish6,7361.2%
Dutch5,5121.0%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac5,4811.0%
Scottish5,1590.9%
Norwegian4,9730.9%
Polish3,1020.6%
Afghan2,4430.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen493,68489.4%
Not a citizen58,37910.6%
Native440,51779.8%
Foreign-born111,54620.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Modesto, CA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
38,168 10.9%30,813 8.8%105,597 30.1%112,220 32.0%44,136 12.6%19,751 5.6%
  Average years of education: 12.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 38,168 10.9%
9-12 Years 30,813 8.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 105,597 30.1%
Some College 112,220 32.0%
Bach. Degree 44,136 12.6%
Grad Degree 19,751 5.6%
Average years of education: 12.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Modesto, CA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 360,680 318,080 42,600 11.8%
1991 367,722 312,954 54,768 14.9%
1992 383,626 320,126 63,500 16.6%
1993 388,310 322,808 65,502 16.9%
1994 387,270 325,228 62,042 16.0%
1995 384,630 325,358 59,272 15.4%
1996 388,684 332,346 56,338 14.5%
1997 395,840 343,276 52,564 13.3%
1998 403,190 353,714 49,476 12.3%
1999 405,078 361,884 43,194 10.7%
2000 415,126 383,192 31,934 7.7%
2001 427,520 391,616 35,904 8.4%
2002 438,292 395,586 42,706 9.7%
2003 443,692 399,504 44,188 10.0%
2004 447,282 406,012 41,270 9.2%
2005 453,318 415,286 38,032 8.4%
2006 449,286 413,578 35,708 7.9%
2007 454,208 415,214 38,994 8.6%
2008 463,680 412,148 51,532 11.1%
2009 472,340 396,160 76,180 16.1%
2010 487,656 403,340 84,316 17.3%
2011 484,356 403,128 81,228 16.8%
2012 483,318 410,232 73,086 15.1%
2013 480,536 417,566 62,970 13.1%
2014 480,444 426,158 54,286 11.3%
2015 481,972 435,942 46,030 9.6%
2016 485,474 443,538 41,936 8.6%
2017 484,274 447,776 36,498 7.5%
2018 486,180 454,536 31,644 6.5%
2019 484,916 455,058 29,858 6.2%
2020 481,282 429,770 51,512 10.7%
2021 480,400 440,322 40,078 8.3%
2022 484,552 458,270 26,282 5.4%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com