North Highlands demographics profile

StatisticNorth HighlandsCaliforniaNational
Population46,84138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5,30725691
Median age31.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English64%56%79%
Speak Spanish16%29%13%
North Highlands, CA has a population of 46,841 and is the 883rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,307 per sq mi which is 1973% higher than the California average and 5758% higher than the national average. The median age in North Highlands is 32 which is approximately 12% lower than the California average of 36. In North Highlands, 50% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 64% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 57% of North Highlands residents were born in California, 17% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 24% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in North Highlands is 1973% higher than California.
  • The median age in North Highlands is 12% lower than California.
  • In North Highlands 64.40% of the population is White.
  • In North Highlands 12.52% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In North Highlands 7.47% of the population is Asian.

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North Highlands population breakdown by race

RaceNorth HighlandsCaliforniaNational
White64.40%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American12.52%5.85%12.63%
Asian7.47%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.45%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.29%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.22%4.62%3.06%
Other race8.65%13.28%4.75%
In North Highlands, 25.6% 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.

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