Modesto, CA

212,172 Population
44.6 square miles 4,758.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.5%
was 0.5%
Ranked 18th Highest in CA
Population Density
4,758.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
58.3%
was 53.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
16.0%
was 18.8%
Ranked 118th Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
27.2%
was 25.9%
Ranked 29th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
13.4%
was 13.4%
Ranked 52nd Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
5.9
was 9.3
Ranked 40th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
13.7%
was 21.6%
Ranked 79th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$50,996
was $51,901
Ranked 112th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.1
44
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
11.9
was 6.9
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
960.7
was 834.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,802.3
was 4,890.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
72,981
was 73,951
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,092
was $1,026
Ranked 114th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
40
was 20
 
Occupied Housing Units
70,591
was 70,114
 
Homeownership Rate
54.8%
was 54.1%
Ranked 70th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
11
was 20
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,698.5
was 1,653.6
Ranked 67th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
7.0%
was 10.7%
Ranked 104th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
29
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
3.0
was 3.0
Ranked 75th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.5
was 0.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.2
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.6%
was 98.7%
Ranked 62nd Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
91.7%
Ranked 64th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.5%
was 99.5%
Ranked 23rd Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
81.7%
was 80.3%
Ranked 80th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
18.3%
was 18.3%
Ranked 104th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
87.7%
was 82.7%
 
Debt Service Ratio
1.6%
was 1.8%
 
Revenue
 
$334,919,758
$299,722,077
 
Expenditure
 
$242,783,975
$254,743,842
 
Revenue per Capita
$1,600
was $1,463
 
Expenditure per Capita
$1,160
was $1,243
 

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