Los Osos demographics profile

StatisticLos OsosCaliforniaNational
Population15,60338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,22223291
Median age47.436.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)66%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1831%46%43%
Speak English90%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%
Los Osos, CA has a population of 15,603 and is the 2,742nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,222 per sq mi which is 426% higher than the California average and 1249% higher than the national average. The median age in Los Osos is 47 which is approximately 32% higher than the California average of 36. In Los Osos, 66% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 63% of Los Osos residents were born in California, 28% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Los Osos is 426% higher than California.
  • The median age in Los Osos is 32% higher than California.
  • In Los Osos 88.34% of the population is White.
  • In Los Osos 0.32% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Los Osos 3.46% of the population is Asian.

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Los Osos population breakdown by race

RaceLos OsosCaliforniaNational
White88.34%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.32%5.85%12.63%
Asian3.46%13.85%5.22%
American Indian1.23%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.50%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.15%13.28%4.75%
In Los Osos, 12.3% 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 Los Osos, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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