Mariposa demographics profile

StatisticMariposaCaliforniaNational
Population1,47238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)48523291
Median age51.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%46%43%
Speak English91%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%
Mariposa, CA has a population of 1,472 and is the 12,799th largest city in the United States. The population density is 485 per sq mi which is 109% higher than the California average and 435% higher than the national average. The median age in Mariposa is 52 which is approximately 44% higher than the California average of 36. In Mariposa, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 91% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 70% of Mariposa residents were born in California, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Mariposa is 109% higher than California.
  • The median age in Mariposa is 44% higher than California.
  • In Mariposa 63.79% of the population is White.
  • In Mariposa 3.67% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Mariposa 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Mariposa population breakdown by race

RaceMariposaCaliforniaNational
White63.79%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American3.67%5.85%12.63%
Asian0.00%13.85%5.22%
American Indian28.74%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.80%4.62%3.06%
Other race0.00%13.28%4.75%
In Mariposa, 11.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Mariposa, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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