Barstow demographics profile

StatisticBarstowCaliforniaNational
Population23,43838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)56723291
Median age29.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%46%43%
Speak English73%56%79%
Speak Spanish23%29%13%
Barstow, CA has a population of 23,438 and is the 1,858th largest city in the United States. The population density is 567 per sq mi which is 144% higher than the California average and 526% higher than the national average. The median age in Barstow is 29 which is approximately 19% lower than the California average of 36. In Barstow, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 23% speak Spanish. 68% of Barstow residents were born in California, 19% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Barstow is 144% higher than California.
  • The median age in Barstow is 19% lower than California.
  • In Barstow 65.48% of the population is White.
  • In Barstow 14.93% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Barstow 3.20% of the population is Asian.

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Barstow population breakdown by race

RaceBarstowCaliforniaNational
White65.48%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American14.93%5.85%12.63%
Asian3.20%13.85%5.22%
American Indian1.81%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian2.06%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.65%4.62%3.06%
Other race5.86%13.28%4.75%
In Barstow, 45.6% 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 Barstow, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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