La Palma demographics profile

StatisticLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,87823291
Median age42.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1838%46%43%
Speak English58%56%79%
Speak Spanish8%29%13%
La Palma, CA has a population of 15,834 and is the 2,704th largest city in the United States. The population density is 8,878 per sq mi which is 3720% higher than the California average and 9700% higher than the national average. The median age in La Palma is 42 which is approximately 17% higher than the California average of 36. In La Palma, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 58% speak English and 8% speak Spanish. 53% of La Palma residents were born in California, 12% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 33% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in La Palma is 3720% higher than California.
  • The median age in La Palma is 17% higher than California.
  • In La Palma 41.68% of the population is White.
  • In La Palma 5.80% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In La Palma 46.01% of the population is Asian.

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La Palma population breakdown by race

RaceLa PalmaCaliforniaNational
Black or African American5.80%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.73%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.85%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race3.38%4.62%3.06%
Other race1.57%13.28%4.75%
In La Palma, 17.0% 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 La Palma, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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