San Bernardino demographics profile

StatisticSan BernardinoCaliforniaNational
Population214,58138,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,48823291
Median age28.936.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)42%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%46%43%
Speak English50%56%79%
Speak Spanish45%29%13%
San Bernardino, CA has a population of 214,581 and is the 102nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,488 per sq mi which is 1401% higher than the California average and 3750% higher than the national average. The median age in San Bernardino is 29 which is approximately 20% lower than the California average of 36. In San Bernardino, 42% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 50% speak English and 45% speak Spanish. 65% of San Bernardino residents were born in California, 11% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in San Bernardino is 1401% higher than California.
  • The median age in San Bernardino is 20% lower than California.
  • In San Bernardino 55.89% of the population is White.
  • In San Bernardino 14.19% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In San Bernardino 4.99% of the population is Asian.

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San Bernardino population breakdown by race

RaceSan BernardinoCaliforniaNational
White55.89%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American14.19%5.85%12.63%
Asian4.99%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.83%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.27%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.93%4.62%3.06%
Other race18.89%13.28%4.75%
In San Bernardino, 63.3% 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 San Bernardino, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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