El Nido, California Population 2024

459

El Nido is a city located in Merced County California. El Nido has a 2024 population of 459. El Nido is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 62.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 283 in 2020.

The average household income in El Nido is $91,342 with a poverty rate of 18.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in El Nido is 22.2 years, 19.9 years for males, and 23.4 years for females.

El Nido Demographics

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

  • Other race: 55.99%
  • White: 28.76%
  • Two or more races: 15.25%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
139.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
62.19% (176)
The current population of El Nido, California is 459 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 283.

El Nido, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race25755.99%
White13228.76%
Two or more races7015.25%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Other race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

El Nido Population by Race

El Nido Population Pyramid 2024

El Nido Median Age

22.2

Total

19.9

Male

23.4

Female

El Nido Adults

There are 270 adults, (14 of whom are seniors) in El Nido.

El Nido Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

5.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

73.8

Child Dependency Ratio

El Nido Sex Ratio

Female20344.23%
Male25655.77%

El Nido Population by Age

El Nido Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1153.992080
Married954.3324.275.8
Non Family131.540100
Male740100
Female000
showing: 5 rows

4.25

Average Family Size

3.99

Average Household Size

20.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

El Nido 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 Nido Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Nido Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

El Nido Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,654

Average Earnings

$46,667

Average Male

$

Average Female

El Nido Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Nido Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

El Nido Language

16.08% of El Nido residents speak only English, while 83.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.92% of the population.

El Nido Language

El Nido Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic4288319.39%
Multiple704564.29%
Other2573814.79%
showing: 3 rows

18.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.41%

Male Poverty Rate

20.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Nido

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Nido is Multiple, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Nido is Other, with 14.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.23%.

El Nido Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.63%
High School22.03%
Some College
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

El Nido Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed10.29%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

El Nido Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Nido Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

El Nido Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

73.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.9%

Male Marriage Rate

87.5%

Female Marriage Rate

El Nido Married by Age and Sex

male

female

El Nido 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 55-64.

El Nido Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

El Nido Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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El Nido Veterans by War

count

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El Nido Veterans by Age

count

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El Nido Veterans by Race

El Nido Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Nido Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

El Nido Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

El Nido Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

El Nido 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

52.29%

Born in El Nido

55.56%

Native Born

44.44%

Foreign Born

33.99%

Non Citizen

10.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

55.56% of El Nido residents were born in the United States, with 52.29% having been born in California. 33.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Nido Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024459
2023459
202245915149.03%
2021308258.83%
2020283-55-16.27%
2019338103.05%
2018328-13-3.81%
2017341-137-28.66%
2016478-37-7.18%
201551510325%
20144127722.99%
2013335-45-11.84%
20123808327.95%
2011297-33-10%
2010330
showing: 15 rows

El Nido Population by Year