South Gate demographics profile

StatisticSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Population95,21938,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,15923291
Median age31.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English11%56%79%
Speak Spanish89%29%13%
South Gate, CA has a population of 95,219 and is the 329th largest city in the United States. The population density is 13,159 per sq mi which is 5562% higher than the California average and 14424% higher than the national average. The median age in South Gate is 31 which is approximately 13% lower than the California average of 36. In South Gate, 46% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 11% speak English and 89% speak Spanish. 53% of South Gate residents were born in California, 3% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 43% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in South Gate is 5562% higher than California.
  • The median age in South Gate is 13% lower than California.
  • In South Gate 58.25% of the population is White.
  • In South Gate 1.03% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Gate 0.53% of the population is Asian.

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South Gate population breakdown by race

RaceSouth GateCaliforniaNational
White58.25%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American1.03%5.85%12.63%
Asian0.53%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.44%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.12%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race1.96%4.62%3.06%
Other race37.68%13.28%4.75%
In South Gate, 95.3% 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 South Gate, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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