Garden Grove demographics profile

StatisticGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)9,72723291
Median age37.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%46%43%
Speak English33%56%79%
Speak Spanish29%29%13%
Garden Grove, CA has a population of 174,676 and is the 143rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 9,727 per sq mi which is 4086% higher than the California average and 10637% higher than the national average. The median age in Garden Grove is 37 which is approximately 4% higher than the California average of 36. In Garden Grove, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 33% speak English and 29% speak Spanish. 46% of Garden Grove residents were born in California, 9% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 44% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Garden Grove is 4086% higher than California.
  • The median age in Garden Grove is 4% higher than California.
  • In Garden Grove 40.75% of the population is White.
  • In Garden Grove 1.04% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Garden Grove 39.19% of the population is Asian.

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Garden Grove population breakdown by race

RaceGarden GroveCaliforniaNational
Black or African American1.04%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.58%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.34%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.30%4.62%3.06%
Other race15.80%13.28%4.75%
In Garden Grove, 36.8% 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 Garden Grove, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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