Population: 58,038

Male 51% Female 49%
Married 55%
Single 45%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Madera has a low population density. Madera is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

4,722 Madera
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 5/10 and an overall value of 5/10, there are many things to love about Madera, CA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Madera, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Madera has a population density of 4,722, with 58,038 current residents.

Out of the 58,038 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 55% of the residents are married and 45% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 72% Sun
  • 11% Rain
  • 0% Snow


67°F average temperature

  • 22 years Median home age
  • $112,660 Median home price
  • -21.14% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.88% Annual property tax
  • 51.7%
    Homes owned
  • 43.4%
    Homes rented
  • 4.9%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Madera, the air quality is 72% and the weather, on average, is 72% sunny, 11% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 67°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Madera, you should know that 51.7% of homes are owned while 43.4% of homes are rented, and 4.9% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $112,660, the median age of homes is 22 years, the annual home appreciation is -21.14% and the annual property tax is 7.88%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Madera, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Madera’s crime rate is 7 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Madera is 28 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 42.27% Democratic, 55.52% Republican, and 2.21% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:22


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 53%
    High school diploma
  • 4%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 7%
    Bachelors degree
  • 3%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Madera, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 19.40% of residents are unemployed in Madera (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Madera residents: 7.3% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 13.45% are in the arts and sciences field, 17.6% are in the customer service field, 21.8% are in the sales field, 13.21% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.5% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 18.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:22. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 53.43%, 3.94% of residents have an associate’s degree, 6.84% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 2.74% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Madera, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Madera have a few different options. 69% of commuters use their own cars, 23% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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