StatisticWest AthensCaliforniaNational
Population7,92139,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5,92725691
Median age36.636.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)40%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%46%43%
Speak English57%56%79%
Speak Spanish41%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in West Athens is 2215% higher than California
  • The median age in West Athens is 2% higher than California
  • In West Athens 13.96% of the population is White
  • In West Athens 50.69% of the population is Black
  • In West Athens 1.04% of the population is Asian

Compare West Athens, CA Demographics

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      West Athens population breakdown by race

      RaceWest AthensCaliforniaNational
      White13.96%61.26%73.35%
      Black50.69%5.85%12.63%
      Asian1.04%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.01%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race3.23%4.62%3.06%
      Other race31.07%13.28%4.75%
      In West Athens, 44.4% 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

      West Athens age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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