Modesto, CA Metro Area Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Modesto is 539,301, a change of 3.16% when compared to 2014. With an area of 1,496.02 square miles, this works out to a population density of 360.49 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 172,682, with an average household size of 3.09.
Modesto's 2018 unemployment rate was 10.50%.
The average household income in Modesto for 2018 was $75,761, while the median was $57,387.

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Modesto Fertility Rate

7,215 estimated births

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Modesto Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $1,642

Modesto Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,099

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Modesto Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Modesto, CA Metro Area 522,794
2015 Modesto, CA Metro Area 527,367
2016 Modesto, CA Metro Area 530,561
2017 Modesto, CA Metro Area 535,684
2018 Modesto, CA Metro Area 539,301