Bell, California Population 2022

33,175
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Bell is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 33,175, it is the 248th largest city in California and the 1370th largest city in the United States. Bell is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,559 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Bell has a population density of 13,272 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bell is $55,315 with a poverty rate of 22.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,216 per month, and the median house value is $436,400. The median age in Bell is 30.7 years, 29.4 years for males, and 32.5 years for females.

Bell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bellwas:

  • White: 66.13%
  • Other race: 19.33%
  • Two or more races: 9.27%
  • Black or African American: 3.14%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Bell, California is 33,175 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,559.

Bell, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,34666.13%
Black or African American1,1093.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native3761.07%
Asian3170.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander570.16%
Some Other Race6,82519.33%
Two or More Races3,2719.27%
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Bell Population by Race

Bell Population Pyramid 2022

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Bell Median Age

31.8


Total

30.3


Male

33.3


Female

Bell Adults

There are 25,986 adults, (3,248 of whom are seniors) in Bell.

Bell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Bell Sex Ratio

Female

17,059

48.32%

Male

18,242

51.68%

Bell Population by Age

Bell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married40.8%59.2%
Male33.1%66.9%
All32%68%
Female23.2%76.8%
Non Family18.8%81.2%

32.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,9303.8532
Married4,3424.6240.8
Male8553.7933.1
Female2,2334.1923.2
Non Family1,5001.1818.8

4.21

Average Family Size

3.85

Average Household Size

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Bell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,20528.28%
9th to 12th Grade3,55616.20%
High School Graduate6,22028.34%
Some College3,16014.40%
Associates Degree9834.48%
Bachelors Degree1,6457.50%
Graduate Degree1760.80%
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Bell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American25020269
Black60943893
Asian29121044
White1,174877175
2+ Races1,829878213
Hispanic19,69110,4981,483
Other Race4,5282,323291
Islander2929

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 native american people with a rate of 27.60%.

Bell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,194$31,607$22,922
Less Than 9th Grade$24,499$29,778$17,992
High School Graduate$26,783$30,282$22,996
Some College$34,401$40,924$30,696
Bachelors Degree$38,601$38,198$38,954
Graduate Degree$71,731$$77,885

$28,194

Average Earnings

$31,607

Average Male

$22,922

Average Female

Bell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bell Language by Age

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Bell Language

11.48% of Bell residents speak only English, while 88.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.84% of the population.

Bell Language

Bell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9181,01452.87%
Black1,08142839.59%
Hispanic31,5766,54620.73%
Native3764612.23%
Asian3093611.65%
Other1,315NaN%
Multiple3,27166920.45%

22.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.73%

Male Poverty Rate

25.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bell is White, with 52.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bell is Multiple, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.08%.

Bell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.12%
High School19.49%
Some College14.02%
Bachelors or Greater11.81%

Bell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.62%
Male Unemployed42.47%
Female Employed12.45%
Female Unemployed34.32%

Bell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,740$61,355
Families$50,309$61,828
Married Families$63,065-
Non Families$20,601$37,808
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Income by Household Type

Bell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Bell Married by Age and Sex

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Bell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bell Marital Status by Race

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Bell Marital Status

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465

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War105
First Gulf War89
Vietnam121
Korea15
World War II

Bell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34100
35 to 54112
55 to 6491
65 to 7491
75+71

Bell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2351.36%
Black10616.18%
Native American41.21%
Other Race1202.28%
Hispanic1820.78%

Bell Veterans by Race

Bell Veterans by Education

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42.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bell Veterans by Education

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62%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Bell Employment by Age

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Bell Employment by Race

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Bell 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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54.01%

Born in Bell

57.36%

Native Born

42.64%

Foreign Born

25.65%

Non Citizen

16.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

57.36% of Bell residents were born in the United States, with 54.01% having been born in California. 25.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19307,8840.00%
194011,2643,3803.63%
195015,4304,1663.20%
196019,4504,0202.34%
197021,8362,3861.16%
198025,4503,6141.54%
199034,3658,9153.05%
200036,6642,2990.65%
201035,477-1,187-0.33%
201135,285-192-0.54%
201235,093-192-0.54%
201334,901-192-0.55%
201434,709-192-0.55%
201534,517-192-0.55%
201634,325-192-0.56%
201734,133-192-0.56%
201833,941-192-0.56%
201933,749-192-0.57%
202033,559-190-0.56%
202133,367-192-0.57%
202233,175-192-0.58%

Bell Population by Year