Arcadia, California Population 2024

53,903

Arcadia is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Arcadia has a 2024 population of 53,903. Arcadia is currently declining at a rate of -0.88% annually and its population has decreased by -4.54% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 56,466 in 2020.

The average household income in Arcadia is $151,787 with a poverty rate of 8.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Arcadia is 44.1 years, 43.5 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Arcadia Demographics

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

  • Asian: 57.15%
  • White: 27.12%
  • Two or more races: 8.1%
  • Other race: 5.35%
  • Black or African American: 1.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.25%
Land Area (mi²)
10.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,934.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.54% (-2,563)
The current population of Arcadia, California is 53,903 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 56,466.

Arcadia, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Asian32,10757.15%
White15,23827.12%
Two or more races4,5508.1%
Other race3,0035.35%
Black or African American8471.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2970.53%
Native American1390.25%
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Asian

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Arcadia Population by Race

Arcadia Population Pyramid 2024

Arcadia Median Age

44.1

Total

43.5

Male

44.6

Female

Arcadia Adults

There are 44,392 adults, (11,023 of whom are seniors) in Arcadia.

Arcadia Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Arcadia Sex Ratio

Female28,93451.5%
Male27,24748.5%

Arcadia Population by Age

Arcadia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,4122.8558.441.6
Married10,9233.3570.429.6
Non Family4,2331.2838.961.1
Female3,1003.244753
Male1,1562.8947.652.4
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3.22

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Arcadia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.94%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.91%.

Arcadia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,941

Average Earnings

$68,628

Average Male

$51,153

Average Female

Arcadia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Arcadia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Arcadia Language

42.45% of Arcadia residents speak only English, while 57.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 45.5% of the population.

Arcadia Language

Arcadia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian31,9942,9649.26%
Hispanic9,0701,20813.32%
White11,3435594.93%
Other2,95345715.48%
Multiple4,5392585.68%
Black78510012.74%
Islander2973612.12%
Native1281814.06%
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8.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.98%

Male Poverty Rate

8.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Arcadia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is Other, with 15.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Arcadia is White, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.03%.

Arcadia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.71%
High School14.11%
Some College7.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.6%
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Arcadia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17.79%
Female Unemployed12.7%
Male Employed3.51%
Female Employed2.2%
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Arcadia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Arcadia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Arcadia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Arcadia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Arcadia 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.

Arcadia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Arcadia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,500

Number of Veterans

1,449

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

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Arcadia Veterans by War

count

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Arcadia Veterans by Age

count

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Arcadia Veterans by Race

Arcadia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Arcadia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Arcadia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Arcadia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Arcadia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

46.31%

Born in Arcadia

56.42%

Native Born

43.58%

Foreign Born

14.04%

Non Citizen

29.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

56.42% of Arcadia residents were born in the United States, with 46.31% having been born in California. 14.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Arcadia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202951,518-477-0.92%
202851,995-477-0.91%
202752,472-477-0.9%
202652,949-477-0.89%
202553,426-477-0.88%
202453,903-477-0.88%
202354,380-477-0.87%
202254,857-477-0.86%
202155,334-1,132-2%
202056,466-223-0.39%
201956,689-416-0.73%
201857,105-199-0.35%
201757,304-143-0.25%
201657,447660.12%
201557,3811840.32%
201457,1972300.4%
201356,9673270.58%
201256,6401960.35%
201156,4442000.36%
201056,2443,1906.01%
200053,0544,7649.87%
199048,2902,2974.99%
198045,9938551.89%
197045,1384,13310.08%
196041,00517,93977.77%
195023,06613,944152.86%
19409,1223,90674.88%
19305,2162,977132.96%
19202,2391,543221.7%
1910696
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Arcadia Population by Year