Oceanside demographics profile

StatisticOceansideCaliforniaNational
Population173,82938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,21423291
Median age36.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%46%43%
Speak English69%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%
Oceanside, CA has a population of 173,829 and is the 144th largest city in the United States. The population density is 4,214 per sq mi which is 1713% higher than the California average and 4551% higher than the national average. The median age in Oceanside is 37 which is approximately 2% higher than the California average of 36. In Oceanside, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 69% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 49% of Oceanside residents were born in California, 29% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Oceanside is 1713% higher than California.
  • The median age in Oceanside is 2% higher than California.
  • In Oceanside 72.11% of the population is White.
  • In Oceanside 4.91% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oceanside 7.10% of the population is Asian.

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Oceanside population breakdown by race

RaceOceansideCaliforniaNational
White72.11%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American4.91%5.85%12.63%
Asian7.10%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.58%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.88%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.65%4.62%3.06%
Other race8.77%13.28%4.75%
In Oceanside, 35.4% 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 Oceanside, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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