|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Avenal is 13,819. Avenal, California is the 2,481st largest city in the US.
Avenal is located entirely in Kings County.
The peak population of Avenal was in 2010, when its population was 15,505. In 2010, Avenal was the 2,132nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,481st largest city in the US. Avenal is currently 10.9% smaller than it was in 2010.
Avenal has shrunk 5.9% since the year 2000. Avenal, California's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Avenal has a population density of 798.3 people per square mile.
|2475||Wood Dale, Illinois||13,861||1.8%|
|2477||University Heights, Ohio||13,852||-1.8%|
|2482||Forest Hill, Texas||13,818||6.4%|
|2483||South Sioux City, Nebraska||13,814||15.3%|
|2484||Glen Carbon, Illinois||13,812||30.1%|
|2487||Hawaiian Gardens, California||13,806||-6.8%|
The total voting age population of Avenal, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,772. The voting age population is 68.4% male and 31.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 5.3% of the residents of Avenal are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Avenal are 47.4% White, 46.4% Other, 4.3% Black, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.7% American Indian, 0.2% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 85.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Avenal, 36.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 49.0%. On a per-household basis, 33.8% of families are below the poverty line in Avenal.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.7% of Avenal residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 45.6% of Avenal residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 3.2% have a bachelor's degree and 1.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Avenal residents aged 5 and older, 77.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 75.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Avenal is 12.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Avenal, 14.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Avenal is $41,114.
In Avenal, 49.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.7% of housing units in Avenal.
Of all the housing units in Avenal, 8.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Avenal, 25.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 680 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Avenal is $856.
In Avenal, 72.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.