Population density (sq mi)4,0712,455256
Median age30.730.436.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a53%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%54%46%
Speak Englishn/a59%56%
Speak Spanishn/a34%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Southgate is 66% higher than Bakersfield
  • The median age in Southgate is 1% higher than Bakersfield
  • In Southgate 73.55% of the population is White
  • In Southgate 7.65% of the population is Black
  • In Southgate 0.41% of the population is Asian

Compare Bakersfield, CA Demographics


      Southgate population breakdown by race

      American Indian1.10%1.27%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.16%0.39%
      Mixed race1.29%3.64%4.62%
      Other race15.98%12.42%13.28%
      In Southgate, 48.3% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Southgate age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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