Elk Grove demographics profile

StatisticElk GroveCaliforniaNational
Population163,63438,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,88623291
Median age35.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%46%43%
Speak English66%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%
Elk Grove, CA has a population of 163,634 and is the 154th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,886 per sq mi which is 1572% higher than the California average and 4189% higher than the national average. The median age in Elk Grove is 35 which is approximately 2% lower than the California average of 36. In Elk Grove, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 66% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 60% of Elk Grove residents were born in California, 16% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Elk Grove is 1572% higher than California.
  • The median age in Elk Grove is 2% lower than California.
  • In Elk Grove 46.66% of the population is White.
  • In Elk Grove 10.71% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Elk Grove 28.22% of the population is Asian.

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Elk Grove population breakdown by race

RaceElk GroveCaliforniaNational
White46.66%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American10.71%5.85%12.63%
Asian28.22%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.67%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian1.12%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race8.69%4.62%3.06%
Other race3.93%13.28%4.75%
In Elk Grove, 18.4% 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 Elk Grove, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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