Descanso, California Population 2022

1,515
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Descanso is a city located in San Diego County California. With a 2020 population of 1,515, it is the 928th largest city in California and the 12506th largest city in the United States. Descanso is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 1.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,499 in 2020. Spanning over 19 miles, Descanso has a population density of 79 people per square mile.

The average household income in Descanso is $117,952 with a poverty rate of 6.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,645 per month, and the median house value is $433,500. The median age in Descanso is 43 years, 42.6 years for males, and 46.4 years for females.

Descanso Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Descansowas:

  • White: 95.35%
  • Two or more races: 4.08%
  • Other race: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Descanso, California is 1,515 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,499.

Descanso, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Descanso Population by Race

Descanso Population Pyramid 2022

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Descanso Median Age

47.6


Total

46.5


Male

52.1


Female

Descanso Adults

There are 1,126 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Descanso.

Descanso Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Descanso Sex Ratio

Female

644

46.07%

Male

754

53.93%

Descanso Population by Age

Descanso Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Descanso Household Types

91.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Descanso Households and Families

3.09

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Descanso Households by Type

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Descanso Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Descanso Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.66%.

Descanso Educational Attainment by Race

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$39,250

Average Earnings

$37,833

Average Male

$42,563

Average Female

Descanso Earnings by Educational Attainment

Descanso Language by Age

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Descanso Language

93.21% of Descanso residents speak only English, while 6.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.62% of the population.

Descanso Language

Descanso Poverty by Race

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6.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.58%

Male Poverty Rate

10.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Descanso

The race most likely to be in poverty in Descanso is White, with 7.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Descanso is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.56%.

Descanso Poverty

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Descanso Poverty Rate by Education

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Descanso Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Descanso Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Descanso Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.8%

Male Marriage Rate

64.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Descanso Married by Age and Sex

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Descanso Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Descanso Marital Status by Race

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Descanso Marital Status

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87

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Descanso Veterans by War

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Descanso Veterans by Age

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Descanso Veterans by Race

Descanso Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Descanso Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Descanso Employment by Age

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Descanso Employment by Race

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Descanso 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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70.82%

Born in Descanso

93.92%

Native Born

6.08%

Foreign Born

0.57%

Non Citizen

5.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.92% of Descanso residents were born in the United States, with 70.82% having been born in California. 0.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Descanso Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Descanso Population by Year