Barstow is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 23,857, it is the 281st largest city in California and the 1615th largest city in the United States. Barstow is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually but its population has increased by 5.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,639 in 2010. Barstow reached it's highest population of 23,981 in 2017. Spanning over 41 miles, Barstow has a population density of 578 people per square mile.
The average household income in Barstow is $54,650 with a poverty rate of 35.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $117,100. The median age in Barstow is 30.1 years, 28.8 years for males, and 30.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.2 males.