Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area CA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Modesto, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 530,123
Population in Households 523,813
Population in Familes 450,452
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,310
Population Density1 355
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 169,325
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 127,183
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 183,312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 99,163 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 70,162 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,987 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $223,240
Average Home Value $290,919


Median Household Income $51,906
Average Household Income $69,137
Per Capita Income $22,474
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.65%
Households 0.4% 0.6%
Families 0.4% 0.6%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.