Poway demographics profile

StatisticPowayCaliforniaNational
Population49,67538,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,27123291
Median age40.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English76%56%79%
Speak Spanish11%29%13%
Poway, CA has a population of 49,675 and is the 825th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,271 per sq mi which is 447% higher than the California average and 1303% higher than the national average. The median age in Poway is 40 which is approximately 12% higher than the California average of 36. In Poway, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 76% speak English and 11% speak Spanish. 49% of Poway residents were born in California, 31% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Poway is 447% higher than California.
  • The median age in Poway is 12% higher than California.
  • In Poway 77.56% of the population is White.
  • In Poway 1.63% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Poway 11.76% of the population is Asian.

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Poway population breakdown by race

RacePowayCaliforniaNational
White77.56%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.63%5.85%12.63%
Asian11.76%13.85%5.22%
American Indian1.15%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.05%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.64%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.20%13.28%4.75%
In Poway, 18.1% 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 Poway, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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