Crest, California Population 2024

3,179

Crest is a city located in San Diego County California. Crest has a 2024 population of 3,179. Crest is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 16.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,721 in 2020.

The average household income in Crest is $115,306 with a poverty rate of 4.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Crest is 43.4 years, 43.8 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Crest Demographics

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

  • White: 70.18%
  • Two or more races: 19.66%
  • Other race: 4.84%
  • Black or African American: 4.12%
  • Native American: 0.6%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
486.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.83% (458)
The current population of Crest, California is 3,179 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,721.

Crest, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,23170.18%
Two or more races62519.66%
Other race1544.84%
Black or African American1314.12%
Native American190.6%
Asian190.6%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Crest Population by Race

Crest Population Pyramid 2024

Crest Median Age

43.4

Total

43.8

Male

42.9

Female

Crest Adults

There are 2,575 adults, (577 of whom are seniors) in Crest.

Crest Age Dependency

59.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Crest Sex Ratio

Female1,69053.16%
Male1,48946.84%

Crest Population by Age

Crest Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0742.9689.910.1
Married6923.2394.25.8
Non Family2151.5378.121.9
Female1083.5380.619.4
Male593.971000
showing: 5 rows

3.16

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

89.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Crest Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Crest Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Crest Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Crest Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$65,500

Average Earnings

$77,344

Average Male

$49,152

Average Female

Crest Earnings by Educational Attainment

Crest Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Crest Language

80.19% of Crest residents speak only English, while 19.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.1% of the population.

Crest Language

Crest Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,966713.61%
Multiple625457.2%
Black712433.8%
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4.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.24%

Male Poverty Rate

4.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Crest

The race most likely to be in poverty in Crest is Black, with 33.8% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Crest is White, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.69%.

Crest Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.42%
Some College5.23%
High School2.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.63%
showing: 4 rows

Crest Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed1.43%
Male Employed0.87%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Crest Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Crest Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Crest Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Crest Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Crest 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.

Crest Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Crest Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

225

Number of Veterans

199

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

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Crest Veterans by War

count

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Crest Veterans by Age

count

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Crest Veterans by Race

Crest Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Crest Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Crest Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Crest Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Crest Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.24%

Born in Crest

91.13%

Native Born

8.87%

Foreign Born

4.88%

Non Citizen

3.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.13% of Crest residents were born in the United States, with 65.24% having been born in California. 4.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Crest Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,179
20233,179
20223,17940314.52%
20212,776552.02%
20202,721-44-1.59%
20192,765190.69%
20182,746-21-0.76%
20172,767341.24%
20162,733210.77%
20152,71231913.33%
20142,39327412.93%
20132,119-82-3.73%
20122,201632.95%
20112,138-455-17.55%
20102,593
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Crest Population by Year