Fountain Valley demographics profile

StatisticFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)6,24623291
Median age43.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%46%43%
Speak English59%56%79%
Speak Spanish9%29%13%
Fountain Valley, CA has a population of 56,670 and is the 703rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,246 per sq mi which is 2588% higher than the California average and 6795% higher than the national average. The median age in Fountain Valley is 44 which is approximately 22% higher than the California average of 36. In Fountain Valley, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 59% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 49% of Fountain Valley residents were born in California, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 31% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fountain Valley is 2588% higher than California.
  • The median age in Fountain Valley is 22% higher than California.
  • In Fountain Valley 54.25% of the population is White.
  • In Fountain Valley 0.73% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fountain Valley 33.46% of the population is Asian.

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Fountain Valley population breakdown by race

RaceFountain ValleyCaliforniaNational
Black or African American0.73%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.29%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.28%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.56%4.62%3.06%
Other race6.43%13.28%4.75%
In Fountain Valley, 16.1% 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 Fountain Valley, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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