West Sacramento demographics profile

StatisticWest SacramentoCaliforniaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,39123291
Median age34.036.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%46%43%
Speak English61%56%79%
Speak Spanish19%29%13%
West Sacramento, CA has a population of 51,386 and is the 791st largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,391 per sq mi which is 929% higher than the California average and 2539% higher than the national average. The median age in West Sacramento is 34 which is approximately 6% lower than the California average of 36. In West Sacramento, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 61% speak English and 19% speak Spanish. 61% of West Sacramento residents were born in California, 14% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 23% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in West Sacramento is 929% higher than California.
  • The median age in West Sacramento is 6% lower than California.
  • In West Sacramento 66.34% of the population is White.
  • In West Sacramento 4.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In West Sacramento 10.67% of the population is Asian.

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West Sacramento population breakdown by race

RaceWest SacramentoCaliforniaNational
Black or African American4.11%5.85%12.63%
American Indian0.74%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.97%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race8.67%4.62%3.06%
Other race8.50%13.28%4.75%
In West Sacramento, 31.3% 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 West Sacramento, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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