Delano is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 51,106, it is the 186th largest city in California and the 860th largest city in the United States. Delano is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -3.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 52,821 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Delano has a population density of 3,578 people per square mile.
The average household income in Delano is $58,668 with a poverty rate of 18.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Delano is 30.4 years, 30.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Delanowas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 79.34%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 16.86%.
27.72% of Delano residents speak only English, while 72.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.48% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Delano is Black, with 44.92% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Delano is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.
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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 35-44.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Delano
63.54% of Delano residents were born in the United States, with 58.60% having been born in California. 24.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.