Santee demographics profile

StatisticSanteeCaliforniaNational
Population56,83938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,40923291
Median age37.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%46%43%
Speak English85%56%79%
Speak Spanish10%29%13%
Santee, CA has a population of 56,839 and is the 700th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,409 per sq mi which is 1367% higher than the California average and 3663% higher than the national average. The median age in Santee is 38 which is approximately 5% higher than the California average of 36. In Santee, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 10% speak Spanish. 59% of Santee residents were born in California, 30% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Santee is 1367% higher than California.
  • The median age in Santee is 5% higher than California.
  • In Santee 82.00% of the population is White.
  • In Santee 2.14% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Santee 4.65% of the population is Asian.

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Santee population breakdown by race

RaceSanteeCaliforniaNational
White82.00%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American2.14%5.85%12.63%
Asian4.65%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.44%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.40%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race7.10%4.62%3.06%
Other race3.26%13.28%4.75%
In Santee, 18.2% 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 Santee, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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