El Granada, California Population 2024

5,651

El Granada is a city located in San Mateo County California. El Granada has a 2024 population of 5,651. El Granada is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -6.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,069 in 2020.

The average household income in El Granada is $254,432 with a poverty rate of 3.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in El Granada is 48.4 years, 46.8 years for males, and 50 years for females.

El Granada Demographics

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

  • White: 86.94%
  • Other race: 5.68%
  • Two or more races: 3.8%
  • Asian: 2.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.37%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,170.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.89% (-418)
The current population of El Granada, California is 5,651 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,069.

El Granada, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,91386.94%
Other race3215.68%
Two or more races2153.8%
Asian1662.94%
Black or African American210.37%
Native American110.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander40.07%
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Granada Population by Race

El Granada Population Pyramid 2024

El Granada Median Age

48.4

Total

46.8

Male

50

Female

El Granada Adults

There are 4,636 adults, (1,038 of whom are seniors) in El Granada.

El Granada Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Child Dependency Ratio

El Granada Sex Ratio

Female2,65246.93%
Male2,99953.07%

El Granada Population by Age

El Granada Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,1252.658515
Married1,4132.9287.712.3
Non Family4221.2787.412.6
Male1482.8483.816.2
Female1423.8352.147.9
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2.82

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

85.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Granada 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

El Granada Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Granada Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

El Granada Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$104,783

Average Earnings

$127,530

Average Male

$87,792

Average Female

El Granada Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Granada Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Granada Language

87.65% of El Granada residents speak only English, while 12.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.03% of the population.

El Granada Language

El Granada Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,8141192.47%
Other2654818.11%
Hispanic496489.68%
Asian1662012.05%
Islander44100%
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3.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.99%

Male Poverty Rate

1.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Granada

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Granada is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Granada is White, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 8.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.56%.

El Granada Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.9%
Some College6.35%
Less Than 9th Grade1.98%
Bachelors or Greater1.84%
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El Granada Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed17.39%
Male Employed2.82%
Female Employed1.14%
Male Unemployed
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El Granada Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Granada Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Granada Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

59.5%

Female Marriage Rate

El Granada Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Granada Marriage

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 Over 65.

El Granada Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Granada Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

236

Number of Veterans

236

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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El Granada Veterans by War

count

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El Granada Veterans by Age

count

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El Granada Veterans by Race

El Granada Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

2.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Granada Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

El Granada Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Granada Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Granada 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

59.81%

Born in El Granada

87.33%

Native Born

12.67%

Foreign Born

4.9%

Non Citizen

7.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.33% of El Granada residents were born in the United States, with 59.81% having been born in California. 4.9% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

El Granada Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,651
20235,651
20225,651-191-3.27%
20215,842-227-3.74%
20206,069-33-0.54%
20196,1022834.86%
20185,819-467-7.43%
20176,2861542.51%
20166,1324517.94%
20155,6813045.65%
20145,377-131-2.38%
20135,50860112.25%
20124,9072244.78%
20114,683-784-14.34%
20105,467
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El Granada Population by Year