Chowchilla demographics profile

StatisticChowchillaCaliforniaNational
Population18,19538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,63423291
Median age35.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)41%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%46%43%
Speak English60%56%79%
Speak Spanish35%29%13%
Chowchilla, CA has a population of 18,195 and is the 2,391st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,634 per sq mi which is 603% higher than the California average and 1703% higher than the national average. The median age in Chowchilla is 35 which is approximately 2% lower than the California average of 36. In Chowchilla, 41% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 60% speak English and 35% speak Spanish. 70% of Chowchilla residents were born in California, 14% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Chowchilla is 603% higher than California.
  • The median age in Chowchilla is 2% lower than California.
  • In Chowchilla 65.34% of the population is White.
  • In Chowchilla 10.22% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chowchilla 1.69% of the population is Asian.

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Chowchilla population breakdown by race

RaceChowchillaCaliforniaNational
White65.34%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American10.22%5.85%12.63%
Asian1.69%13.85%5.22%
American Indian2.63%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.46%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.20%4.62%3.06%
Other race14.47%13.28%4.75%
In Chowchilla, 45.2% 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 Chowchilla, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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