Mariposa County, CA

17,645 Population
1,448.8 square miles 12.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
12.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
61.0%
was 60.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
7.0%
was 6.5%
 
Percent Under 18
16.5%
was 16.8%
 
Percent 65 and Over
24.8%
was 24.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.9
was 7.2
Ranked 28th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
16.3%
was 15.1%
 
Median Household Income
$49,265
was $47,681
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
45.6
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
1,968
Ranked 31st Highest in CA
Patents per 100,000
62
Ranked 14th Highest in CA

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
Ranked 32nd Highest in CA
Violent Crimes per 100,000
507
was 473.1
Ranked 2nd Highest in CA
Property Crimes per 100,000
1,526.8
was 1,639.0
Ranked 3rd Highest in CA

 Housing

Total Housing Units
10,334
was 10,312
 
Median Rent
$820
was $812
 
Total Building Permits
24
was 28
 
Occupied Housing Units
7,255
was 7,345
 
Homeownership Rate
69.6%
was 71.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
24
was 28
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
7.1
was 7.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
58.3%
was 58.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.3
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
2.3
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 1.5
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.5%
was 98.2%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.5%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
98.9%
was 98.9%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.5%
was 89.5%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
22.6%
was 22.1%
 

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