StatisticNational CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,29125691
Median age32.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%46%43%
Speak English30%56%79%
Speak Spanish53%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in National City is 3139% higher than California
  • The median age in National City is 10% lower than California
  • In National City 59.41% of the population is White
  • In National City 5.06% of the population is Black
  • In National City 19.12% of the population is Asian

Compare National City, CA Demographics


      National City population breakdown by race

      RaceNational CityCaliforniaNational
      American Indian0.34%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.36%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race3.02%4.62%3.06%
      Other race12.69%13.28%4.75%
      In National City, 64.9% 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

      National City age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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