|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Modesto is 218,771. Modesto, California is the 104th largest city in the US.
Modesto is located entirely in Stanislaus County.
The current population of Modesto (218,771) is it's peak population.
Modesto has grown 15.0% since the 2000. Modesto, California's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Modesto has a population density of 5,456.5 people per square mile.
|99||Santa Clarita, California||224,593||44.3%|
|100||San Bernardino, California||222,203||17.5%|
|101||Baton Rouge, Louisiana||222,185||-2.6%|
|105||Port St. Lucie, Florida||217,523||143.9%|
|107||Des Moines, Iowa||212,031||6.2%|
|108||Moreno Valley, California||211,600||47.7%|
The total voting age population of Modesto, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 140,559. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.3% of the residents of Modesto are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Modesto are 74.7% White, 7.1% Asian, 7.0% Other, 4.7% Two or more races, 4.5% Black, 1.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 1.0% American Indian. Additionally, 40.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Modesto, 15.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 20.7%. On a per-household basis, 11.1% of families are below the poverty line in Modesto.
Among those aged 16 and older, 59.9% of Modesto residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.6% of Modesto residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.7% have a bachelor's degree and 5.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Modesto residents aged 5 and older, 36.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 26.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Modesto is 8.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Modesto, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Modesto is $59,287.
In Modesto, 55.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 44.9% of housing units in Modesto.
Of all the housing units in Modesto, 5.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Modesto, 12.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Modesto is $1,176.
In Modesto, 86.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.