Population density (sq mi)56725691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in Barstow is 121% 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
  • In Barstow 3.20% of the population is Asian

Compare Barstow, CA Demographics


      Barstow population breakdown by race

      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Barstow age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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