StatisticWatsonvilleCaliforniaNational
Population52,91539,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7,91225691
Median age29.736.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1858%46%43%
Speak English24%56%79%
Speak Spanish72%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Watsonville is 2991% higher than California
  • The median age in Watsonville is 18% lower than California
  • In Watsonville 61.98% of the population is White
  • In Watsonville 0.29% of the population is Black
  • In Watsonville 3.01% of the population is Asian

Compare Watsonville, CA Demographics

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      Watsonville population breakdown by race

      RaceWatsonvilleCaliforniaNational
      White61.98%61.26%73.35%
      Black0.29%5.85%12.63%
      Asian3.01%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian1.10%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.25%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race1.75%4.62%3.06%
      Other race31.62%13.28%4.75%
      In Watsonville, 81.8% 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

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      Watsonville age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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