Madera County CA Information


Madera County Subdivisions

Madera County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 152,778
Population in Households 145,544
Population in Familes 126,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,234
Population Density1 72
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 44,015
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 34,626
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 50,176 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27,339 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 16,676 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,161 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $167,080
Average Home Value $199,304


Median Household Income $46,684
Average Household Income $62,278
Per Capita Income $18,800
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.68%
Households 0.38% 0.62%
Families 0.37% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Madera County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Madera County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 32 47th
Population Density1 # 35 41st
Diversity Index2 # 14 78th
Median Household Income # 37 38th
Per Capita Income # 53 10th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.