California City, California Population 2021

14,260
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California City is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 14,260, it is the 334th largest city in California and the 2391st largest city in the United States. California City is currently growing at a rate of 0.22% annually and its population has increased by 0.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,120 in 2010. California City reached it's highest population of 14,260 in 2021. Spanning over 204 miles, California City has a population density of 70 people per square mile.

The average household income in California City is $64,841 with a poverty rate of 24.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $966 per month, and the median house value is $124,500. The median age in California City is 34.9 years, 35.1 years for males, and 34.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 142.4 males.

California City Demographics

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

  • White: 55.76%
  • Black or African American: 26.06%
  • Other race: 7.35%
  • Two or more races: 5.49%
  • Asian: 3.58%
  • Native American: 1.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of California City, California is 14,260, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,167.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,120.

California City, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,71055.76%
Black or African American3,60326.06%
Some Other Race1,0167.35%
Two or More Races7595.49%
Asian4953.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native2111.53%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.23%
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California City Population by Race

California City Population Pyramid 2021

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California City Median Age

34.9


Total

35.1


Male

34.5


Female

California City Adults

There are 10,921 adults, (1,621 of whom are seniors) in California City.

California City Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

California City Sex Ratio

Female

5,704

41.26%

Male

8,122

58.74%

California City Population by Age

California City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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California City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.2%24.8%
Married69.3%30.7%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Female21.6%78.4%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

California City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2222.7355.3
Married1,7813.2969.3
Non Family1,4451.348.9
Female6664.0721.6
Male3303.2875.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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California City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5135.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,51316.05%
High School Graduate3,11633.06%
Some College2,56727.24%
Associates Degree6717.12%
Bachelors Degree6216.59%
Graduate Degree4244.50%
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California City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

California City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9243,516586
Hispanic2,7381,644174
Black2,0261,619139
Other Race62343567
Asian41731994
Multiple Races38727961
Native American14910912
Islander22166

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 27.27%.

California City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,488$44,760$23,160
Less Than High School$22,384$25,463$21,389
High School Grad$35,506$37,077$21,202
Some College$41,250$70,833$22,644
Bachelors Degree$61,389$78,456$41,484
Graduate Degree$$$42,656

$36,488

Average Earnings

$44,760

Average Male

$23,160

Average Female

California City Earnings by Educational Attainment

California City Language by Age

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California City Language

76.76% of California City residents speak only English, while 23.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.99% of the population.

California City Language

California City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,8501,23343.26%
Hispanic2,98387729.40%
White4,85761712.70%
Other73639153.13%
Asian35619454.49%
Multiple572386.64%
Native142128.45%
Islander12650.00%

24.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.41%

Male Poverty Rate

24.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in California City

The race most likely to be in poverty in California City is Asian, with 54.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in California City is Multiple, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.90%.

California City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.76%
Bachelors or Greater18.98%
High School16.57%
Some College13.87%

California City Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.72%
Male Unemployed35.88%
Female Employed15.72%
Male Employed4.47%

California City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

California City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,022$64,841
Families$54,951$72,664
Married Families$66,141-
Non Families$26,793$48,161
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Income by Household Type

California City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

California City Married by Age and Sex

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California City Marriage

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

California City Marital Status by Race

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California City Marital Status

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1,410

Number of Veterans

1,303

Male Veterans

107

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War485
Vietnam433
Second Gulf War396
World War II
Korea

California City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54471
55 to 64384
65 to 74288
18 to 34238
75+29

California City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,11717.54%
Hispanic2748.84%
Black1786.97%
Other537.04%
2 or More346.25%
Indian2817.61%

California City Veterans by Race

California City Veterans by Education

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3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

California City Veterans by Education

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44.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

19.1%

Unemployment Rate

California City Employment by Age

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California City Employment by Race

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California City 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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67.54%

Born in California

91.00%

Native Born

9.00%

Foreign Born

5.11%

Non Citizen

3.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.00% of California City residents were born in the United States, with 67.54% having been born in California. 5.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

California City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,260310.22%
202014,229310.22%
201914,198310.22%
201814,1672832.04%
201713,8842281.67%
201613,6564543.44%
201513,202-1-0.01%
201413,20310.01%
201313,202-142-1.06%
201213,3445103.97%
201112,834-633-4.70%
201013,4675,0824.85%
20008,3852,4303.48%
19905,9553,2128.06%
19802,7431,4347.68%
19701,3090.00%

California City Population by Year