Mariposa County CA Information


Mariposa County Subdivisions

Mariposa County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,014
Daytime Population: Workers 6,940
Daytime Population: Residents 9,619
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,559
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 17,289
Population in Familes 13,512
Population in Group Qrtrs 725
Population Density2 12
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $45,423
Average Household Income $63,907
Per Capita Income $27,499


Total Housing Units 10,330 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,047 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,507 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,776 (26.9%)
Median Home Value $245,737
Average Home Value $280,434


Total Households 7,554
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 4,858
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.46%
Households -0.25% -0.52%
Families -0.25% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.14%


Mariposa County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mariposa County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 53 10th
Population Density # 49 17th
Diversity Index # 51 14th
Median Household Income # 47 21st
Per Capita Income # 33 45th

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