Placentia demographics profile

StatisticPlacentiaCaliforniaNational
Population52,16838,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)7,88823291
Median age37.536.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish24%29%13%
Placentia, CA has a population of 52,168 and is the 774th largest city in the United States. The population density is 7,888 per sq mi which is 3294% higher than the California average and 8606% higher than the national average. The median age in Placentia is 38 which is approximately 4% higher than the California average of 36. In Placentia, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 61% speak English and 24% speak Spanish. 57% of Placentia residents were born in California, 17% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 25% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Placentia is 3294% higher than California.
  • The median age in Placentia is 4% higher than California.
  • In Placentia 72.92% of the population is White.
  • In Placentia 1.10% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Placentia 16.97% of the population is Asian.

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Placentia population breakdown by race

RacePlacentiaCaliforniaNational
White72.92%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.10%5.85%12.63%
Asian16.97%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.08%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.03%4.62%3.06%
Other race4.78%13.28%4.75%
In Placentia, 36.9% 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 Placentia, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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