Escalon is a city located in San Joaquin County California. With a 2020 population of 7,540, it is the 541st largest city in California and the 5068th largest city in the United States. Escalon is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually but its population has decreased by -0.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,553 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Escalon has a population density of 3,308 people per square mile.
The average household income in Escalon is $87,363 with a poverty rate of 9.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,641 per month, and the median house value is $400,400. The median age in Escalon is 36.2 years, 36.5 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Escalonwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.89%.
87.72% of Escalon residents speak only English, while 12.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.01% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Escalon is White, with 8.26% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Escalon is Multiple, with 7.64% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.25%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Escalon
92.98% of Escalon residents were born in the United States, with 81.33% having been born in California. 2.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.