San Fernando demographics profile

StatisticSan FernandoCaliforniaNational
Population24,39638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)10,27623291
Median age32.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%46%43%
Speak English20%56%79%
Speak Spanish78%29%13%
San Fernando, CA has a population of 24,396 and is the 1,787th largest city in the United States. The population density is 10,276 per sq mi which is 4322% higher than the California average and 11242% higher than the national average. The median age in San Fernando is 32 which is approximately 11% lower than the California average of 36. In San Fernando, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 20% speak English and 78% speak Spanish. 60% of San Fernando residents were born in California, 4% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 35% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in San Fernando is 4322% higher than California.
  • The median age in San Fernando is 11% lower than California.
  • In San Fernando 59.48% of the population is White.
  • In San Fernando 2.56% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In San Fernando 0.98% of the population is Asian.

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San Fernando population breakdown by race

RaceSan FernandoCaliforniaNational
White59.48%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.56%5.85%12.63%
Asian0.98%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.57%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.88%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race2.46%4.62%3.06%
Other race33.07%13.28%4.75%
In San Fernando, 91.6% 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 Fernando, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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