Bellflower, California Population 2021

75,493
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Bellflower is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 75,493, it is the 116th largest city in California and the 480th largest city in the United States. Bellflower is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -1.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,616 in 2010. Bellflower reached it's highest population of 77,794 in 2015. Spanning over 6 miles, Bellflower has a population density of 12,337 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bellflower is $76,903 with a poverty rate of 12.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,368 per month, and the median house value is $458,600. The median age in Bellflower is 34.6 years, 33.8 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.0 males.

Bellflower Demographics

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

  • Other race: 37.87%
  • White: 31.64%
  • Black or African American: 13.33%
  • Asian: 12.24%
  • Two or more races: 3.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.39%
The current population of Bellflower, California is 75,493, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 76,906.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 76,616.

Bellflower, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race29,23537.87%
White24,42331.64%
Black or African American10,28913.33%
Asian9,44912.24%
Two or More Races3,0673.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4280.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native3040.39%
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Bellflower Population by Race

Bellflower Population Pyramid 2021

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Bellflower Median Age

34.6


Total

33.8


Male

35.3


Female

Bellflower Adults

There are 57,510 adults, (8,535 of whom are seniors) in Bellflower.

Bellflower Age Dependency

57.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bellflower Sex Ratio

Female

39,591

51.29%

Male

37,604

48.71%

Bellflower Population by Age

Bellflower Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bellflower Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married50.1%49.9%
All39.3%60.7%
Male33.4%66.6%
Non Family29.7%70.3%
Female28.5%71.5%

39.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bellflower Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,2403.2939.3
Married10,8264.0350.1
Non Family5,8981.3129.7
Female4,5693.7928.5
Male1,947433.4

3.82

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

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Bellflower Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,82811.79%
9th to 12th Grade5,74311.62%
High School Graduate12,36825.03%
Some College12,15024.59%
Associates Degree4,1908.48%
Bachelors Degree6,69613.55%
Graduate Degree2,4404.94%
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Bellflower Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bellflower Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic25,22316,4332,287
Other Race16,91210,5761,182
White9,5928,4231,832
Asian7,0256,2003,400
Black6,6555,9931,434
Multiple Races1,2721,099190
Native American24820350
Islander227154

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 90.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.40%.

Bellflower Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,527$40,163$31,676
Less Than High School$27,310$31,363$20,957
High School Grad$34,813$40,978$28,721
Some College$37,101$40,064$34,238
Bachelors Degree$49,135$60,346$41,563
Graduate Degree$64,167$78,350$62,310

$36,527

Average Earnings

$40,163

Average Male

$31,676

Average Female

Bellflower Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bellflower Language by Age

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Bellflower Language

42.97% of Bellflower residents speak only English, while 57.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.50% of the population.

Bellflower Language

Bellflower Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic42,9685,83513.58%
Other29,1364,48915.41%
White12,1141,83915.18%
Black10,2291,43214.00%
Asian9,3686657.10%
Multiple3,0412779.11%
Islander428317.24%
Native304216.91%

12.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.73%

Male Poverty Rate

13.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bellflower

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bellflower is Other, with 15.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bellflower is Native, with 6.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.63%.

Bellflower Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.44%
High School13.26%
Bachelors or Greater8.47%
Some College6.85%

Bellflower Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed27.16%
Male Unemployed19.34%
Female Employed6.15%
Male Employed5.03%

Bellflower Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bellflower Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,011$76,903
Families$65,840$83,307
Married Families$79,614$94,032
Non Families$34,845$47,333
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Income by Household Type

Bellflower Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Bellflower Marital Status by Race

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Bellflower Marital Status

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1,810

Number of Veterans

1,676

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam732
First Gulf War289
Second Gulf War286
Korea136
World War II40

Bellflower Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74504
35 to 54405
75+402
55 to 64346
18 to 34153

Bellflower Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0485.47%
Hispanic5251.71%
Other2551.23%
Black2192.88%
Asian1682.15%
2 or More975.91%
Indian238.33%

Bellflower Veterans by Race

Bellflower Veterans by Education

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10.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bellflower Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bellflower Employment by Age

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Bellflower Employment by Race

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Bellflower 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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58.72%

Born in California

68.39%

Native Born

31.61%

Foreign Born

15.07%

Non Citizen

16.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.39% of Bellflower residents were born in the United States, with 58.72% having been born in California. 15.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bellflower Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202175,493-471-0.62%
202075,964-471-0.62%
201976,435-471-0.61%
201876,906-420-0.54%
201777,326-255-0.33%
201677,581-213-0.27%
201577,7942620.34%
201477,5321280.17%
201377,4042020.26%
201277,2022630.34%
201176,9393150.41%
201076,6243,7460.50%
200072,87811,0631.66%
199061,8158,3741.47%
198053,4411,1070.21%
197052,3346,4251.32%
196045,90934,5097.21%
194011,4000.00%

Bellflower Population by Year