Bell Gardens demographics profile

StatisticBell GardensCaliforniaNational
Population42,80538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)17,41123291
Median age27.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)45%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1860%46%43%
Speak English9%56%79%
Speak Spanish90%29%13%
Bell Gardens, CA has a population of 42,805 and is the 956th largest city in the United States. The population density is 17,411 per sq mi which is 7392% higher than the California average and 19117% higher than the national average. The median age in Bell Gardens is 28 which is approximately 23% lower than the California average of 36. In Bell Gardens, 45% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 9% speak English and 90% speak Spanish. 54% of Bell Gardens residents were born in California, 2% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 43% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Bell Gardens is 7392% higher than California.
  • The median age in Bell Gardens is 23% lower than California.
  • In Bell Gardens 73.19% of the population is White.
  • In Bell Gardens 0.87% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Bell Gardens 0.79% of the population is Asian.

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Bell Gardens population breakdown by race

RaceBell GardensCaliforniaNational
White73.19%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.87%5.85%12.63%
Asian0.79%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.33%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race0.99%4.62%3.06%
Other race23.80%13.28%4.75%
In Bell Gardens, 95.5% 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 Bell Gardens, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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