StatisticEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)11,64425691
Median age29.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1856%46%43%
Speak English27%56%79%
Speak Spanish59%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in East Palo Alto is 4449% higher than California
  • The median age in East Palo Alto is 19% lower than California
  • In East Palo Alto 37.96% of the population is White
  • In East Palo Alto 12.43% of the population is Black
  • In East Palo Alto 3.73% of the population is Asian

Compare East Palo Alto, CA Demographics


      East Palo Alto population breakdown by race

      RaceEast Palo AltoCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.43%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian9.88%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race4.17%4.62%3.06%
      Other race31.39%13.28%4.75%
      In East Palo Alto, 63.5% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      East Palo Alto age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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