Barstow is a city located in San Bernardino County California. With a 2020 population of 25,971, it is the 295th largest city in California and the 1773rd largest city in the United States. Barstow is currently growing at a rate of 1.08% annually and its population has increased by 2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,415 in 2020. Spanning over 41 miles, Barstow has a population density of 629 people per square mile.
The average household income in Barstow is $54,650 with a poverty rate of 30.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Barstow is 30.1 years, 28.8 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barstowwas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 41.36%.
73.60% of Barstow residents speak only English, while 26.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.47% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Barstow is Black, with 43.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Barstow is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.70%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Barstow
89.14% of Barstow residents were born in the United States, with 67.18% having been born in California. 5.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.