San Fernando, California Population 2022

24,006
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San Fernando is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 24,006, it is the 313th largest city in California and the 1945th largest city in the United States. San Fernando is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,946 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, San Fernando has a population density of 10,112 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Fernando is $76,814 with a poverty rate of 9.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,393 per month, and the median house value is $471,500. The median age in San Fernando is 35.5 years, 34.9 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

San Fernando Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of San Fernandowas:

  • White: 61.17%
  • Other race: 27.68%
  • Two or more races: 7.02%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of San Fernando, California is 24,006 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,946.

San Fernando, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,83161.17%
Black or African American2691.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native3091.27%
Asian4171.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
Some Other Race6,71127.68%
Two or More Races1,7027.02%
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San Fernando Population by Race

San Fernando Population Pyramid 2022

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San Fernando Median Age

36.7


Total

35.9


Male

37.7


Female

San Fernando Adults

There are 18,622 adults, (2,851 of whom are seniors) in San Fernando.

San Fernando Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

San Fernando Sex Ratio

Female

11,850

48.88%

Male

12,394

51.12%

San Fernando Population by Age

San Fernando Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Fernando Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.2%37.8%
All57.3%42.7%
Non Family54%46%
Male52%48%
Female46.9%53.1%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Fernando Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,4663.7357.3
Married3,5994.3462.2
Male6894.1852
Female9534.3846.9
Non Family1,2251.1954

4.19

Average Family Size

3.73

Average Household Size

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San Fernando Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,11318.90%
9th to 12th Grade2,72416.54%
High School Graduate4,56527.72%
Some College2,91317.69%
Associates Degree8275.02%
Bachelors Degree1,72310.46%
Graduate Degree6023.66%
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San Fernando Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Fernando Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander555
Native American23516091
White892852253
Black22821250
Asian22819246
Hispanic15,0169,3341,916
Other Race4,3922,444498
2+ Races1,426957110

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

San Fernando Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,141$40,948$29,343
Less Than 9th Grade$31,632$35,351$23,484
High School Graduate$31,560$41,421$23,002
Some College$34,482$34,034$34,626
Bachelors Degree$43,723$48,040$35,909
Graduate Degree$79,706$82,287$66,850

$35,141

Average Earnings

$40,948

Average Male

$29,343

Average Female

San Fernando Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Fernando Language by Age

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San Fernando Language

22.82% of San Fernando residents speak only English, while 77.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 75.81% of the population.

San Fernando Language

San Fernando Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander55100.00%
White1,03115014.55%
Native3094414.24%
Hispanic22,4092,0158.99%
Black259207.72%
Asian417153.60%
Other620NaN%
Multiple1,699150.88%

9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.36%

Male Poverty Rate

10.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Fernando

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Fernando is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Fernando is Multiple, with 0.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.31%.

San Fernando Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.76%
High School9.47%
Some College6.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.96%

San Fernando Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.75%
Male Unemployed4.87%
Female Employed4.04%
Female Unemployed17.01%

San Fernando Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Fernando Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,655$82,919
Families$69,104$90,744
Married Families$74,868-
Non Families$30,153$37,350
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Income by Household Type

San Fernando Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

San Fernando Married by Age and Sex

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San Fernando 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.

San Fernando Marital Status by Race

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San Fernando Marital Status

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441

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War88
First Gulf War104
Vietnam69
Korea55
World War II

San Fernando Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3477
35 to 54116
55 to 6446
65 to 7469
75+133

San Fernando Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3563.15%
Black3816.67%
Other Race320.63%
2+ Races151.00%
Hispanic3081.80%

San Fernando Veterans by Race

San Fernando Veterans by Education

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9.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Fernando Veterans by Education

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64.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

San Fernando Employment by Age

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San Fernando Employment by Race

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San Fernando 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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55.96%

Born in San Fernando

61.43%

Native Born

38.57%

Foreign Born

18.55%

Non Citizen

20.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

61.43% of San Fernando residents were born in the United States, with 55.96% having been born in California. 18.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Fernando Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19203,2040.00%
19307,5674,3638.97%
19409,0941,5271.86%
195012,9223,8283.58%
196016,0933,1712.22%
197016,5714780.29%
198017,7311,1600.68%
199022,5804,8492.45%
200023,5649840.43%
201023,645810.03%
201123,675300.13%
201223,705300.13%
201323,735300.13%
201423,765300.13%
201523,795300.13%
201623,825300.13%
201723,855300.13%
201823,885300.13%
201923,915300.13%
202023,946310.13%
202123,976300.13%
202224,006300.13%

San Fernando Population by Year