National City demographics profile

StatisticNational CityCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)8,29123291
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%
National City, CA has a population of 60,349 and is the 639th largest city in the United States. The population density is 8,291 per sq mi which is 3468% higher than the California average and 9051% higher than the national average. The median age in National City is 33 which is approximately 10% lower than the California average of 36. In National City, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 30% speak English and 53% speak Spanish. 45% of National City residents were born in California, 12% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 41% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in National City is 3468% 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 or African American.
  • In National City 19.12% of the population is Asian.

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National City population breakdown by race

RaceNational CityCaliforniaNational
Black or African American5.06%5.85%12.63%
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.

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