San Juan Capistrano demographics profile

StatisticSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
Population36,00638,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,49523291
Median age42.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%46%43%
Speak English64%56%79%
Speak Spanish33%29%13%
San Juan Capistrano, CA has a population of 36,006 and is the 1,170th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,495 per sq mi which is 974% higher than the California average and 2654% higher than the national average. The median age in San Juan Capistrano is 42 which is approximately 17% higher than the California average of 36. In San Juan Capistrano, 62% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 64% speak English and 33% speak Spanish. 55% of San Juan Capistrano residents were born in California, 21% 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 Juan Capistrano is 974% higher than California.
  • The median age in San Juan Capistrano is 17% higher than California.
  • In San Juan Capistrano 70.81% of the population is White.
  • In San Juan Capistrano 0.49% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In San Juan Capistrano 2.79% of the population is Asian.

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San Juan Capistrano population breakdown by race

RaceSan Juan CapistranoCaliforniaNational
White70.81%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American0.49%5.85%12.63%
Asian2.79%13.85%5.22%
American Indian1.19%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race1.82%4.62%3.06%
Other race22.78%13.28%4.75%
In San Juan Capistrano, 37.1% 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 Juan Capistrano, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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