StatisticSouth GateCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)13,15925691
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%

Key findings

  • The population density in South Gate is 5040% 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
  • In South Gate 0.53% of the population is Asian

Compare South Gate, CA Demographics


      South Gate population breakdown by race

      RaceSouth GateCaliforniaNational
      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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      South Gate age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The South Gate, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).