Milpitas, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

If you're interested in knowing the Population & Steets in Mil pitas City, California, you've come to the right place. With the population over fourteen thousand, Milpitas is one of the fastest-growing cities in the Bay Area. In fact, its population has doubled since the 1960 census. The population is now approximately 14,250. As of 2009, there are more than a dozen schools within the city limits, including the new Escuela Parkway which will connect four schools. The project was suggested by Frank Fiscalini. Once Samuel Ayer High is completed, the East Side Union High School District will build a high school.

The population of the city was spread out, with 43.0% of residents being under the age of 18. Another 11.5% of households were headed by a female without a male. The median age was 33 years old. Of those who lived in the city, twenty-nine percent were renters. This means that the median age was thirty-three. In addition to the median age, there were also a few different ethnic groups.

Before closing its doors, the Ford Motor plant had several major impacts on Milpitas. The city was also home to the first black city councilman, Ben Gross, in 1961. The election of Gross was greeted with national attention. Gross later served as the city's mayor twice. In 1985, a major jail project at the Elmwood facility led to an uproar. The county Board of Supervisors agreed to the new medium-security barracks.