Phelan, California Population 2021

15,987
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Phelan is a city located in California. Phelan has a 2020 population of 15,987. Phelan is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 11.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,304 in 2010. Phelan reached it's highest population of 15,987 in 2019.

The average household income in Phelan is $72,583 with a poverty rate of 19.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,109 per month, and the median house value is $237,800. The median age in Phelan is 35.9 years, 31.9 years for males, and 38.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.7 males.

Phelan Demographics

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

  • White: 85.34%
  • Other race: 5.07%
  • Two or more races: 2.61%
  • Asian: 2.20%
  • Native American: 1.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.41%
The current population of Phelan, California is 15,987, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,532.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,304.

Phelan, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,64385.34%
Some Other Race8115.07%
Two or More Races4182.61%
Asian3512.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native3051.91%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2331.46%
Black or African American2261.41%
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Phelan Population by Race

Phelan Population Pyramid 2021

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Phelan Median Age

35.9


Total

31.9


Male

38.2


Female

Phelan Adults

There are 11,486 adults, (1,924 of whom are seniors) in Phelan.

Phelan Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Phelan Sex Ratio

Female

8,085

50.57%

Male

7,902

49.43%

Phelan Population by Age

Phelan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Phelan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All77.5%22.5%
Male77.4%22.6%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
Female68%32%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phelan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4633.5777.5
Married2,8853.7281.6
Non Family7691.4268.4
Female4905.3668
Male3194.6977.4

3.8

Average Family Size

3.57

Average Household Size

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Phelan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6306.40%
9th to 12th Grade9479.62%
High School Graduate3,26533.17%
Some College2,72227.66%
Associates Degree1,08110.98%
Bachelors Degree7717.83%
Graduate Degree4264.33%
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Phelan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Phelan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3515,627907
Hispanic2,7441,983148
Other Race44733233
Asian33428566
Islander198155
Multiple Races15215285
Black10910919
Native American9494

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 multiple races people with a rate of 55.92%.

Phelan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,215$44,464$34,035
Less Than High School$27,982$29,057$21,042
High School Grad$36,972$45,833$31,371
Some College$38,295$56,069$33,522
Bachelors Degree$41,346$$41,635
Graduate Degree$61,071$107,742$54,350

$37,215

Average Earnings

$44,464

Average Male

$34,035

Average Female

Phelan Earnings by Educational Attainment

Phelan Language by Age

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Phelan Language

73.03% of Phelan residents speak only English, while 26.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.47% of the population.

Phelan Language

Phelan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4261,64019.46%
Hispanic6,4511,32520.54%
Other81142151.91%
Multiple41811828.23%
Asian3519025.64%
Black2264118.14%

19.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.37%

Male Poverty Rate

19.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phelan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phelan is Other, with 51.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phelan is Black, with 18.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.77%.

Phelan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.18%
High School14.55%
Some College13.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.60%

Phelan Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.13%
Female Unemployed40.22%
Male Employed9.67%
Female Employed6.15%

Phelan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phelan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,375$72,583
Families$59,712$75,309
Married Families$66,730-
Non Families$33,886$36,140
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Income by Household Type

Phelan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Phelan Married by Age and Sex

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Phelan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Phelan Marital Status by Race

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Phelan Marital Status

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932

Number of Veterans

760

Male Veterans

172

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam307
Second Gulf War229
First Gulf War155
Korea47
World War II24

Phelan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54259
65 to 74223
55 to 64158
75+148
18 to 34144

Phelan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8929.03%
Hispanic1805.06%
Asian298.26%
Black115.12%

Phelan Veterans by Race

Phelan Veterans by Education

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6.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phelan Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Phelan Employment by Age

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Phelan Employment by Race

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Phelan 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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72.57%

Born in California

89.60%

Native Born

10.40%

Foreign Born

4.55%

Non Citizen

5.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.60% of Phelan residents were born in the United States, with 72.57% having been born in California. 4.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Phelan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,9870.00%
202015,9870.00%
201915,9874552.93%
201815,5324092.70%
201715,1236204.27%
201614,5037845.71%
201513,7197725.96%
201412,947390.30%
201312,908-168-1.28%
201213,0762251.75%
201112,851-1,453-10.16%
201014,3040.00%

Phelan Population by Year