Bellflower, California Population 2020

76,627
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Bellflower is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 76,627, it is the 115th largest city in California and the 468th largest city in the United States. Bellflower is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually but its population has increased by 0.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,616 in 2010. Bellflower reached it's highest population of 77,875 in 2015. Spanning over 6 miles, Bellflower has a population density of 12,523 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bellflower is $72,571 with a poverty rate of 13.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,303 per month, and the median house value is $436,200. The median age in Bellflower is 34.1 years, 33.8 years for males, and 34.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.4 males.

Bellflower Demographics

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

  • Other race: 37.55%
  • White: 31.84%
  • Asian: 12.78%
  • Black or African American: 12.64%
  • Two or more races: 4.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.43%
The current population of Bellflower, California is 76,627, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 77,131.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 76,616.

Bellflower, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race29,11237.55%
White24,68831.84%
Asian9,90812.78%
Black or African American9,80112.64%
Two or More Races3,2264.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4630.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native3310.43%
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Bellflower Population Pyramid 2020

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Bellflower Median Age

34.1


Total

33.8


Male

34.4


Female

Bellflower Adults

There are 57,127 adults, (8,567 of whom are seniors) in Bellflower.

Bellflower Age Dependency

59.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellflower Sex Ratio

Female

39,472

50.91%

Male

38,057

49.09%

Bellflower Households and Families

Bellflower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bellflower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married49.6%50.4%
All39.2%60.8%
Male30.7%69.3%
Non Family30.6%69.4%
Female29.2%70.8%

39.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,5173.2739.2
Married11,016449.6
Non Family6,1471.3130.6
Female4,3893.8729.2
Male1,9653.9130.7

3.82

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Bellflower Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,98412.17%
9th to 12th Grade5,50911.20%
High School Graduate13,06226.56%
Some College12,13424.67%
Associates Degree3,8307.79%
Bachelors Degree6,36212.94%
Graduate Degree2,3014.68%
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Bellflower Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic24,73516,3022,180
Other Race16,71610,5511,191
White9,9328,7281,875
Asian7,4266,4263,356
Black6,1225,4081,120
Multiple Races1,2661,102141
Islander27119213
Native American26222143

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.19%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,123$38,502$30,842
Less Than High School$26,465$30,940$19,321
High School Grad$33,159$38,879$27,665
Some College$36,424$39,194$32,949
Bachelors Degree$45,994$52,833$41,032
Graduate Degree$63,807$83,636$58,571

$35,123

Average Earnings

$38,502

Average Male

$30,842

Average Female

Bellflower Language

Bellflower Language by Age

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Bellflower Language

43.71% of Bellflower residents speak only English, while 56.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.35% of the population.

Bellflower Poverty

Bellflower Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic43,0136,64215.44%
Other29,0465,05017.39%
White12,5021,84814.78%
Black9,7481,37714.13%
Asian9,8268048.18%
Multiple3,2003059.53%
Native331216.34%

13.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.25%

Male Poverty Rate

15.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellflower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellflower is Other, with 17.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellflower is Native, with 6.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.38%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.37%
High School13.83%
Some College8.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.80%
Male Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Employed5.42%

Bellflower Income

Bellflower Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,729$72,571
Families$61,758$78,687
Married Families$75,402-
Non Families$36,020$46,994
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Bellflower Marital Status

Bellflower Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bellflower Married by Age and Sex

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Bellflower 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.

Bellflower Marital Status by Race

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Bellflower Veterans

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1,915

Number of Veterans

1,777

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam692
First Gulf War349
Second Gulf War332
Korea137
World War II57
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54506
65 to 74464
75+435
55 to 64349
18 to 34161
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0985.75%
Hispanic6162.05%
Other2821.38%
Asian2142.62%
Black2092.92%
2 or More885.28%
Indian248.39%

Bellflower Veterans by Education

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9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellflower Employment Status

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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57.92%

Born in California

68.02%

Native Born

31.98%

Foreign Born

16.23%

Non Citizen

15.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.02% of Bellflower residents were born in the United States, with 57.92% having been born in California. 16.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202076,627-252-0.33%
201976,879-252-0.33%
201877,131-298-0.38%
201777,429-252-0.32%
201677,681-194-0.25%
201577,8752880.37%
201477,5871470.19%
201377,4402210.29%
201277,2192860.37%
201176,9333200.42%
201076,6133,7350.50%
200072,87811,0631.66%
199061,8158,3741.47%
198053,4411,1070.21%
197052,3346,4251.32%
196045,90934,5097.21%
194011,4000.00%