StatisticSylmarLos AngelesCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)6,2798,362256
Median age33.835.036.0
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%45%46%
Speak Englishn/a40%56%
Speak Spanishn/a43%29%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sylmar is 25% lower than Los Angeles
  • The median age in Sylmar is 3% lower than Los Angeles
  • In Sylmar 73.14% of the population is White
  • In Sylmar 2.65% of the population is Black
  • In Sylmar 5.10% of the population is Asian

Compare Los Angeles, CA Demographics


      Sylmar population breakdown by race

      RaceSylmarLos AngelesCalifornia
      American Indian0.80%0.68%0.74%
      Native Hawaiian0.06%0.17%0.39%
      Mixed race2.72%3.56%4.62%
      Other race15.51%22.58%13.28%
      In Sylmar, 48.6% 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

      Sylmar age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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