Alhambra, California Population 2021

82,504
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Alhambra is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 82,504, it is the 104th largest city in California and the 424th largest city in the United States. Alhambra is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -0.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 83,089 in 2010. Alhambra reached it's highest population of 85,804 in 2000. Spanning over 8 miles, Alhambra has a population density of 10,812 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alhambra is $85,662 with a poverty rate of 12.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,436 per month, and the median house value is $612,700. The median age in Alhambra is 40.9 years, 38.1 years for males, and 43.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.4 males.

Alhambra Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alhambra was:

  • Asian: 51.17%
  • White: 22.89%
  • Other race: 20.01%
  • Two or more races: 2.96%
  • Black or African American: 2.24%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
The current population of Alhambra, California is 82,504, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,373.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 83,089.

Alhambra, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Asian43,31651.17%
White19,37822.89%
Some Other Race16,93620.01%
Two or More Races2,5042.96%
Black or African American1,8942.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native4000.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2190.26%
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Alhambra Population by Race

Alhambra Population Pyramid 2021

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Alhambra Median Age

40.9


Total

38.1


Male

43.4


Female

Alhambra Adults

There are 70,315 adults, (15,224 of whom are seniors) in Alhambra.

Alhambra Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26

Child Dependency Ratio

Alhambra Sex Ratio

Female

43,542

51.44%

Male

41,105

48.56%

Alhambra Population by Age

Alhambra Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alhambra Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married48.4%51.6%
All40%60%
Female34.2%65.8%
Male33.5%66.5%
Non Family31.7%68.3%

40.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alhambra Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,7712.8240
Married13,8513.5248.4
Non Family9,3391.4131.7
Female4,5583.3734.2
Male2,0233.2733.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Alhambra Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,48410.26%
9th to 12th Grade4,3316.85%
High School Graduate14,92423.61%
Some College10,40616.46%
Associates Degree4,6537.36%
Bachelors Degree14,95323.66%
Graduate Degree7,45611.80%
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Alhambra Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alhambra Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian34,80627,36714,246
Hispanic20,03117,0624,461
Other Race10,6999,4472,023
White6,3466,0603,052
Black1,3401,261402
Multiple Races1,2051,071522
Native American29625467
Islander13613610

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.09%.

Alhambra Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,720$41,699$34,949
Less Than High School$19,454$23,166$16,446
High School Grad$27,444$31,058$23,408
Some College$36,124$39,214$32,217
Bachelors Degree$53,989$62,251$50,331
Graduate Degree$74,101$77,500$68,725

$38,720

Average Earnings

$41,699

Average Male

$34,949

Average Female

Alhambra Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alhambra Language by Age

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Alhambra Language

27.93% of Alhambra residents speak only English, while 72.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 44.24% of the population.

Alhambra Language

Alhambra Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian43,0236,03714.03%
Hispanic30,2443,38211.18%
Other16,8622,29713.62%
White7,24175610.44%
Black1,79425514.21%
Multiple2,5022158.59%
Islander2162812.96%
Native394194.82%

12.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.99%

Male Poverty Rate

13.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alhambra

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alhambra is Black, with 14.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alhambra is Native, with 4.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.18%.

Alhambra Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.89%
High School17.14%
Some College8.99%
Bachelors or Greater7.44%

Alhambra Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.98%
Male Unemployed26.46%
Female Employed6.33%
Male Employed4.94%

Alhambra Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alhambra Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,384$85,662
Families$68,480$93,883
Married Families$77,634$101,750
Non Families$44,148$60,398
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Income by Household Type

Alhambra Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Alhambra Married by Age and Sex

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Alhambra Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alhambra Marital Status by Race

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Alhambra Marital Status

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2,109

Number of Veterans

1,980

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam627
Second Gulf War490
First Gulf War293
Korea148
World War II131

Alhambra Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+500
65 to 74497
35 to 54437
55 to 64382
18 to 34293

Alhambra Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9275.64%
Hispanic7943.41%
Asian5881.56%
Other3672.90%
Black15310.71%
Indian5013.37%
2 or More241.51%

Alhambra Veterans by Race

Alhambra Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alhambra Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alhambra Employment by Age

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Alhambra Employment by Race

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Alhambra Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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44.34%

Born in California

50.77%

Native Born

49.23%

Foreign Born

17.50%

Non Citizen

31.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

50.77% of Alhambra residents were born in the United States, with 44.34% having been born in California. 17.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alhambra Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202182,504-623-0.75%
202083,127-623-0.74%
201983,750-623-0.74%
201884,373-505-0.59%
201784,878-343-0.40%
201685,2213780.45%
201584,843570.07%
201484,7864490.53%
201384,3372170.26%
201284,1205260.63%
201183,5944340.52%
201083,160-2,644-0.31%
200085,8043,6980.44%
199082,10617,3392.40%
198064,7672,6420.42%
197062,1257,3181.26%
196054,8073,4480.65%
195051,35912,4242.81%
194038,9359,4632.82%
193029,47220,37612.47%
19209,0964,0756.12%
19105,0214,22120.16%
1900800-8-0.10%
18908080.00%

Alhambra Population by Year