Altadena demographics profile

StatisticAltadenaCaliforniaNational
Population45,00138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,16423291
Median age43.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%46%43%
Speak English68%56%79%
Speak Spanish20%29%13%
Altadena, CA has a population of 45,001 and is the 912th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,164 per sq mi which is 2122% higher than the California average and 5600% higher than the national average. The median age in Altadena is 43 which is approximately 20% higher than the California average of 36. In Altadena, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 68% speak English and 20% speak Spanish. 54% of Altadena residents were born in California, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 20% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Altadena is 2122% higher than California.
  • The median age in Altadena is 20% higher than California.
  • In Altadena 54.27% of the population is White.
  • In Altadena 22.03% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Altadena 7.60% of the population is Asian.

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Altadena population breakdown by race

RaceAltadenaCaliforniaNational
White54.27%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American22.03%5.85%12.63%
Asian7.60%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.28%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.90%4.62%3.06%
Other race9.90%13.28%4.75%
In Altadena, 26.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Altadena, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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