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Folsom Population

Folsom is a city in California, State of United States, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Folsom population in 2023 is estimated to be 82,554, covers city area of 34 square miles (88 sq km), ranks one-hundred-sixth largest city in California State, four-hundred-fortieth city in the United States. Folsom is a city in Sacramento County, commonly known for Folsom State Prison, Initially called Granite City, named after Joseph Libbey Folsom. Folsom population as per 2020 census is 80,454 compared to 2010 population of 72,203 with the increase number of 8,251 people and growth of 11.4 percent. Folsom is part of the Sacramento?Arden-Arcade?Roseville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Below is the Folsom population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *81,2260.96
2022 *82,2001.21
2023 *82,5540.44
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Folsom Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Folsom population is 81,324, out of these 41,595 are male, 39,729 are female, The sex ratio of Folsom is 105. The median age of the Folsom population is 40.1, Folsom population by age are, under 18 years is 18,582, 16 years and over is 65,249, 18 years and over is 62,742, 21 years and over is 60,283, 65 years and over is 12,781. 51.1% are male, 48.9% are female, Population of Folsom by age percent-wise is, 22.8% are under 18 years old, 80.2% are 16 years and over, 77.2% are 18 years and over, 74.1% are 21 years and over, 12.6% are 65 years and over. There are total 28,225 housing units, The voting population of Folsom are 56,065, out of these 28,828 are male voters, 27,237 are female voters, 51.4% are male, 48.6% are female. Folsom population in 2022 is estimated to be 82,200, and in 2021 is estimated to be 81,226.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -54,1975.2%
5 - 94,7915.9%
10 - 146,0777.5%
15 - 195,3586.6%
20 - 243,7914.7%
25 - 3410,69613.2%
35 - 4412,54815.4%
45 - 5413,96217.2%
55 - 595,1066.3%
60 - 644,5205.6%
65 - 745,4696.7%
75 - 843,7834.7%
85 and over1,0261.3%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Folsom Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Folsom by race are:

White Population

White population in Folsom, California are 55,425, percentage wise 68.2 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Folsom, California are 4,451, percentage wise 5.5 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Folsom, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Folsom are 16,655, percentage wise 20.5 percent are asians, out of these 9,172 are Asian Indians, 1,889 are Chinese, 3,398 are Filipinos, 397 are Japanese, 575 are Korean, 300 are Vietnamese and 924 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Folsom, California are 7,573. Percentage wise 9.3 percent are hispanics, out of these 5,174 are Mexican people, 966 are Puerto Ricans and 1,433 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race81,324Percent
Black or African American4,4515.5%
Asian Population16,65520.5%
Asian Indian9,17211.3%
Other Asian Population924
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4450.5%
Hispanic or Latino7,5739.3%
Puerto Rican9661.2%
Other Hispanic or Latino1,433
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Folsom native population is 65,307, out of these 47,036 born in the California state and 16,979 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 16,017, out of these 8,444 are Naturalized US citizen, 723 are in Europe, 6,949 in Asia, 57 in Africa, 416 in Latin America and 218 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Folsom are 7,573, out of these 1,428 are from Europe, 5,082 are from Asia, 57 from Africa, 800 are from Latin America and 156 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence47,036
Born in other state in the United States16,979
Born outside the United States1,292
Puerto Rico454
U.S. Island Areas107
Born abroad of American parent(s)731
Foreign born
Born outside of United States16,017
Naturalized U.S. citizen8,444
Latin America416
Northern America218
Not a U.S. citizen7,573
Latin America800
Northern America156
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Folsom Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Folsom, California are 28,225, Occupied housing units are 27,286, Rental vacancy rate is . Percentage of occupancy is 97, 65.44% of houses are owner occupied and 31.23% of houses are renter occupied in Folsom. There are 72.01 percent of one-unit detached, 3.49 percent of one-units attached, 0.74 percent of two-unit houses, 2.95 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.10 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 2. 25.48 percent are available with one vehicle, 43.57 percent are available with two vehicles, 24.62 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 3.00 percent are no vehicles available.

Total housing units28,225
Occupied housing units27,286
Occupied housing units percent97
Rental vacancy rate
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached20,325
1-unit attached984
2 units209
3 or 4 units833
Mobile home874
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Folsom Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Folsom, California is $594,500, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.85 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.92 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.30 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 1.96 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 14.24 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 46.16 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.00 percent are over one million and above. Total number of Folsom rental homes or apartments are 8,815, occupied by Renter, The median value of Folsom average rental rate is $1,826.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000241
$50,000 to $99,999261
$100,000 to $149,9990
$150,000 to $199,99985
$200,000 to $299,999552
$300,000 to $499,9994,019
$500,000 to $999,99913,030
$1,000,000 or more283
Median (dollars)594,500
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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