Madera County Information

Madera in California occupies 2,153 square miles and has a 2006 population of 146,345, a change from a 2000 population of 123,109 and 88,090 in 1990. 15.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 15.4% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 723 acts of violent crime reported in Madera in 2004, a change from 804 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 4,435 people: 7% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 8.7%.

Read more about Madera, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMadera 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area2,153 sq. milesRanked 287 of 3,140
Population 2006146,345Ranked 407 of 3,140
Population 2005142,530 
Population 2000123,109Ranked 440 of 3,140
Population 199088,090Ranked 518 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion88.6% 
African American4.4% 
Asian American1.7% 
Native American3.1% 
Pacific Islander.4% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 58% 
Population 5 to 1415.4% 
Population 15 to 2415.5% 
Population 25 to 3415.4% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5412.3% 
Population 55 to 648.7% 
Population 65 to 745.6% 
Population 75 and up5.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes723804
Murders / Manslaughters7 
Forcible Rapes35 
Robberies158 
Aggravated Assaults523 
Total Property Crimes3,9463,792
Burglaries1,139 
Larceny Thefts2,031 
Motor Vehicle Thefts776 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population63,48755,038
Unemployed Population4,4354,769
Unemployment Rate7%8.7%

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