El Sobrante is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 16,096, it is the 389th largest city in California and the 2795th largest city in the United States. El Sobrante is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 3.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,524 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, El Sobrante has a population density of 5,822 people per square mile.
The average household income in El Sobrante is $107,798 with a poverty rate of 6.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,780 per month, and the median house value is $550,600. The median age in El Sobrante is 40.6 years, 40.1 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Sobrantewas:
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 native american people with a rate of 77.27%.
62.51% of El Sobrante residents speak only English, while 37.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.20% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in El Sobrante is Islander, with 29.49% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in El Sobrante is Multiple, with 2.81% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.34%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in El Sobrante
74.33% of El Sobrante residents were born in the United States, with 54.32% having been born in California. 13.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.