|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Atwater is 31,978. Atwater, California is the 1,233rd largest city in the US.
Atwater is located entirely in Merced County.
The current population of Atwater (31,978) is it's peak population.
Atwater has grown 37.4% since the 2000. Atwater, California is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 71% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Atwater has a population density of 4,627.6 people per square mile.
|1210||Desert Hot Springs||32,716||98.8%|
|1246||El Paso de Robles (Paso Robles)||31,759||28.7%|
|1229||Elk Grove Village, Illinois||32,066||-7.7%|
|1230||Michigan City, Indiana||32,033||-2.5%|
|1232||North Olmsted, Ohio||31,991||-6.1%|
|1234||Rome, New York||31,974||-8.3%|
|1235||Juneau city and, Alaska||31,973||4.2%|
|1236||Garner, North Carolina||31,935||69.5%|
|1239||Beverly Hills, California||31,896||-5.9%|
The total voting age population of Atwater, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,075. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.5% of the residents of Atwater are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Atwater are 57.9% White, 27.6% Other, 5.0% Two or more races, 4.5% Asian, 3.8% Black, 1.0% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 56.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Atwater, 20.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 29.2%. On a per-household basis, 18.5% of families are below the poverty line in Atwater.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.4% of Atwater residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 73.2% of Atwater residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.0% have a bachelor's degree and 3.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Atwater residents aged 5 and older, 46.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 40.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Atwater is 11.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Atwater, 18.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Atwater is $55,674.
In Atwater, 52.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.4% of housing units in Atwater.
Of all the housing units in Atwater, 2.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Atwater, 17.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Atwater is $998.
In Atwater, 87.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.