El Segundo, California Population 2020

16,555

El Segundo is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 16,555, it is the 319th largest city in California and the 2154th largest city in the United States. El Segundo is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,654 in 2010. El Segundo reached it's highest population of 16,914 in 2014. Spanning over 11 miles, El Segundo has a population density of 3,030 people per square mile.

The average household income in El Segundo is $123,252 with a poverty rate of 7.77%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,785 per month, and the median house value is $969,700. The median age in El Segundo is 38.7 years, 37.8 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

El Segundo Demographics

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

  • White: 71.17%
  • Two or more races: 10.65%
  • Asian: 9.67%
  • Other race: 4.30%
  • Black or African American: 3.79%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of El Segundo, California is 16,555, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,719.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,654.

El Segundo, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,99271.17%
Two or More Races1,79510.65%
Asian1,6309.67%
Some Other Race7244.30%
Black or African American6383.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native630.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.05%

El Segundo Population Pyramid 2020

El Segundo Median Age

38.7


Total

37.8


Male

39.4


Female

El Segundo Adults

There are 12,922 adults, (1,951 of whom are seniors) in El Segundo.

El Segundo Age Dependency

53.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.8

Child Dependency Ratio

El Segundo Sex Ratio

Female

8,733

51.83%

Male

8,117

48.17%

El Segundo Households and Families

El Segundo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

El Segundo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.3%37.7%
All44.3%55.7%
Male32.4%67.6%
Non Family30.4%69.6%
Female19.9%80.1%

44.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6392.5344.3
Married3,1153.2962.3
Non Family2,4941.330.4
Female7773.2119.9
Male2533.332.4

3.23

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

El Segundo Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2251.90%
9th to 12th Grade2181.84%
High School Graduate1,50612.71%
Some College2,83623.94%
Associates Degree8086.82%
Bachelors Degree3,92033.09%
Graduate Degree2,33519.71%

El Segundo Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,0897,7874,183
Hispanic1,4251,332496
Asian1,1851,175909
Multiple Races860844437
Other Race504448227
Black293292198
Native American634211
Islander88

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,828$82,917$53,294
Less Than High School$30,313$$41,354
High School Grad$36,767$56,023$30,814
Some College$45,452$60,272$34,891
Bachelors Degree$79,821$94,292$68,148
Graduate Degree$98,194$116,055$69,583

$67,828

Average Earnings

$82,917

Average Male

$53,294

Average Female

El Segundo Language

El Segundo Language by Age

El Segundo Language

81.73% of El Segundo residents speak only English, while 18.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.60% of the population.

El Segundo Poverty

El Segundo Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7678167.58%
Hispanic2,17331514.50%
Other71922731.57%
Multiple1,7841307.29%
Native634571.43%
Asian1,630321.96%
Black636111.73%

7.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Segundo

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Segundo is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Segundo is Black, with 1.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.63%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.89%
Some College8.51%
High School7.04%
Bachelors or Greater4.43%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.55%
Female Employed4.65%
Male Employed3.69%
Male Unemployed0.00%

El Segundo Income

El Segundo Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$98,813$123,252
Families$119,212$143,737
Married Families$141,179-
Non Families$71,224$85,041

El Segundo Marital Status

El Segundo Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

El Segundo Married by Age and Sex

El Segundo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

El Segundo Marital Status by Race

El Segundo Veterans

639

Number of Veterans

576

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam189
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War122
Korea36
World War II29
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54251
65 to 74208
75+108
55 to 6465
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White5715.95%
Hispanic432.57%
Other244.11%
Black175.18%
Asian120.94%
Hawaiian8100.00%
2 or More70.68%

$El Segundo Veterans by Education

6.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Segundo Employment Status

73.5%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

El Segundo Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.50%

Born in California

86.30%

Native Born

13.70%

Foreign Born

5.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.30% of El Segundo residents were born in the United States, with 59.50% having been born in California. 5.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202016,555-82-0.49%
201916,637-82-0.49%
201816,719-59-0.35%
201716,778-82-0.49%
201616,860-51-0.30%
201516,911-3-0.02%
201416,914490.29%
201316,865630.37%
201216,802820.49%
201116,720660.40%
201016,6546210.38%
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%