San Carlos demographics profile

StatisticSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)5,36823291
Median age42.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%46%43%
Speak English78%56%79%
Speak Spanish6%29%13%
San Carlos, CA has a population of 29,596 and is the 1,449th largest city in the United States. The population density is 5,368 per sq mi which is 2210% higher than the California average and 5825% higher than the national average. The median age in San Carlos is 43 which is approximately 19% higher than the California average of 36. In San Carlos, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 78% speak English and 6% speak Spanish. 55% of San Carlos residents were born in California, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 19% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in San Carlos is 2210% higher than California.
  • The median age in San Carlos is 19% higher than California.
  • In San Carlos 77.92% of the population is White.
  • In San Carlos 1.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In San Carlos 13.49% of the population is Asian.

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San Carlos population breakdown by race

RaceSan CarlosCaliforniaNational
Black or African American1.00%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.02%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.27%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race4.74%4.62%3.06%
Other race2.55%13.28%4.75%
In San Carlos, 10.1% 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 San Carlos, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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