Oroville demographics profile

StatisticOrovilleCaliforniaNational
Population18,88438,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,36623291
Median age33.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English84%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%
Oroville, CA has a population of 18,884 and is the 2,312th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,366 per sq mi which is 488% higher than the California average and 1408% higher than the national average. The median age in Oroville is 33 which is approximately 8% lower than the California average of 36. In Oroville, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 72% of Oroville residents were born in California, 19% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Oroville is 488% higher than California.
  • The median age in Oroville is 8% lower than California.
  • In Oroville 70.40% of the population is White.
  • In Oroville 4.24% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oroville 9.76% of the population is Asian.

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Oroville population breakdown by race

RaceOrovilleCaliforniaNational
White70.40%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American4.24%5.85%12.63%
Asian9.76%13.85%5.22%
American Indian1.18%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.39%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race11.77%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.27%13.28%4.75%
In Oroville, 12.8% 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 Oroville, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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