Mariposa County Information

Mariposa in California occupies 1,463 square miles and has a 2006 population of 18,401, a change from a 2000 population of 17,130 and 14,302 in 1990. 14.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.6% percent is 25-35, and 13% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 82 acts of violent crime reported in Mariposa in 2004, a change from 130 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 516 people: 5.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.1%.

Read more about Mariposa, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyMariposa 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area1,463 sq. milesRanked 459 of 3,140
Population 200618,401Ranked 1,892 of 3,140
Population 200518,058 
Population 200017,130Ranked 1,948 of 3,140
Population 199014,302Ranked 2,031 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.3% 
African American1.1% 
Asian American1% 
Native American3.1% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 54% 
Population 5 to 1410.6% 
Population 15 to 2414.7% 
Population 25 to 3410.6% 
Population 35 to 4413% 
Population 45 to 5416.4% 
Population 55 to 6413.4% 
Population 65 to 749.3% 
Population 75 and up8.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes82130
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes7 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults74 
Total Property Crimes408367
Burglaries118 
Larceny Thefts268 
Motor Vehicle Thefts22 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population9,1417,969
Unemployed Population516486
Unemployment Rate5.6%6.1%

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