Arroyo Grande demographics profile

StatisticArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
Population17,84238,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,00523291
Median age45.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%46%43%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%
Arroyo Grande, CA has a population of 17,842 and is the 2,426th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,005 per sq mi which is 1193% higher than the California average and 3217% higher than the national average. The median age in Arroyo Grande is 46 which is approximately 26% higher than the California average of 36. In Arroyo Grande, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 66% of Arroyo Grande residents were born in California, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 11% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Arroyo Grande is 1193% higher than California.
  • The median age in Arroyo Grande is 26% higher than California.
  • In Arroyo Grande 84.91% of the population is White.
  • In Arroyo Grande 0.80% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Arroyo Grande 7.15% of the population is Asian.

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Arroyo Grande population breakdown by race

RaceArroyo GrandeCaliforniaNational
White84.91%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.80%5.85%12.63%
Asian7.15%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.65%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.18%4.62%3.06%
Other race3.31%13.28%4.75%
In Arroyo Grande, 15.5% 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 Arroyo Grande, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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