El Segundo, California Population 2021

16,504
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El Segundo is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 16,504, it is the 318th largest city in California and the 2180th largest city in the United States. El Segundo is currently declining at a rate of -0.32% annually and its population has decreased by -0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,654 in 2010. El Segundo reached it's highest population of 16,900 in 2014. Spanning over 11 miles, El Segundo has a population density of 3,021 people per square mile.

The average household income in El Segundo is $142,202 with a poverty rate of 5.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,928 per month, and the median house value is $1.09 Mn. The median age in El Segundo is 37.3 years, 36.1 years for males, and 38.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.5 males.

El Segundo Demographics

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

  • White: 71.75%
  • Asian: 10.17%
  • Two or more races: 9.55%
  • Other race: 4.52%
  • Black or African American: 3.74%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of El Segundo, California is 16,504, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,663.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,654.

El Segundo, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,00571.75%
Asian1,70110.17%
Two or More Races1,5979.55%
Some Other Race7564.52%
Black or African American6263.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.05%
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El Segundo Population by Race

El Segundo Population Pyramid 2021

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El Segundo Median Age

37.3


Total

36.1


Male

38.3


Female

El Segundo Adults

There are 12,687 adults, (1,757 of whom are seniors) in El Segundo.

El Segundo Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

16.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

El Segundo Sex Ratio

Female

8,473

50.64%

Male

8,258

49.36%

El Segundo Population by Age

El Segundo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Segundo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.5%38.5%
All43.5%56.5%
Non Family26.6%73.4%
Male26.5%73.5%
Female18%82%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Segundo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4172.643.5
Married3,2663.3261.5
Non Family2,2591.3826.6
Female6322.9118
Male2603.4226.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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El Segundo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1431.22%
9th to 12th Grade2021.72%
High School Graduate1,43912.24%
Some College2,37720.22%
Associates Degree7336.24%
Bachelors Degree4,44037.77%
Graduate Degree2,42220.60%
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El Segundo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Segundo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,7217,4734,542
Hispanic1,7891,705763
Asian1,2571,246974
Multiple Races759759377
Other Race546502284
Black300298238
Native American37378
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 79.33%.

El Segundo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$72,587$93,151$56,677
Less Than High School$$$30,556
High School Grad$55,299$63,594$31,875
Some College$48,223$61,344$39,614
Bachelors Degree$85,298$108,803$67,664
Graduate Degree$105,954$126,134$77,500

$72,587

Average Earnings

$93,151

Average Male

$56,677

Average Female

El Segundo Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Segundo Language by Age

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El Segundo Language

80.90% of El Segundo residents speak only English, while 19.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.70% of the population.

El Segundo Language

El Segundo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,3695255.06%
Hispanic2,70432211.91%
Other75123431.16%
Multiple1,5881036.49%
Asian1,699402.35%
Native372259.46%
Black625101.60%

5.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Segundo

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Segundo is Native, with 59.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Segundo is Black, with 1.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.33%.

El Segundo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.70%
Some College6.32%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%
High School3.06%

El Segundo Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed3.72%
Male Employed2.37%
Male Unemployed0.00%

El Segundo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Segundo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$109,577$142,202
Families$131,875$163,644
Married Families$160,595-
Non Families$74,438$99,909
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Income by Household Type

El Segundo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

El Segundo Married by Age and Sex

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El Segundo 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.

El Segundo Marital Status by Race

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El Segundo Marital Status

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628

Number of Veterans

539

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War196
First Gulf War193
Vietnam137
Korea37
World War II29

El Segundo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54271
65 to 74161
75+94
18 to 3457
55 to 6445

El Segundo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5615.89%
Hispanic1095.54%
Other274.40%
Black227.33%
Hawaiian9100.00%
Asian90.67%

El Segundo Veterans by Race

El Segundo Veterans by Education

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4.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Segundo Veterans by Education

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76.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

El Segundo Employment by Age

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El Segundo Employment by Race

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El Segundo 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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58.18%

Born in California

86.07%

Native Born

13.93%

Foreign Born

5.15%

Non Citizen

8.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.07% of El Segundo residents were born in the United States, with 58.18% having been born in California. 5.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

El Segundo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,504-53-0.32%
202016,557-53-0.32%
201916,610-53-0.32%
201816,663-89-0.53%
201716,752-83-0.49%
201616,835-56-0.33%
201516,891-9-0.05%
201416,900450.27%
201316,855590.35%
201216,796770.46%
201116,719630.38%
201016,6566230.38%
200016,0338100.52%
199015,2231,4711.02%
198013,752-1,868-1.27%
197015,6201,4010.94%
196014,2196,2085.91%
19508,0114,2737.92%
19403,7382350.65%
19303,5031,9408.40%
19201,5630.00%

El Segundo Population by Year