Santa Fe Springs, California Population 2021

17,342
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Santa Fe Springs is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 17,342, it is the 315th largest city in California and the 2091st largest city in the United States . Santa Fe Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually but its population has increased by 6.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,223 in 2010. Santa Fe Springs reached it's highest population of 17,955 in 2016. Spanning over 9 miles, Santa Fe Springs has a population density of 1,954 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Fe Springs is $83,045 with a poverty rate of 12.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,382 per month, and the median house value is $447,400. The median age in Santa Fe Springs is 36.6 years, 35.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Santa Fe Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Fe Springs was:

  • White: 46.05%
  • Other race: 38.76%
  • Asian: 6.81%
  • Black or African American: 4.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.42%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.05%
The current population of Santa Fe Springs, California is 17,342 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,774.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,223.

Santa Fe Springs, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,20246.05%
Some Other Race6,90338.76%
Asian1,2136.81%
Black or African American7154.01%
Two or More Races6093.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native1590.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.05%
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Santa Fe Springs Population by Race

Santa Fe Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Santa Fe Springs Median Age

36.6


Total

35.2


Male

38.8


Female

Santa Fe Springs Adults

There are 13,768 adults, (2,503 of whom are seniors) in Santa Fe Springs.

Santa Fe Springs Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Fe Springs Sex Ratio

Female

9,322

52.34%

Male

8,488

47.66%

Santa Fe Springs Population by Age

Santa Fe Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Fe Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.8%24.2%
All65.3%34.7%
Male61.3%38.7%
Female57.1%42.9%
Non Family50.8%49.2%

65.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Fe Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1903.465.3
Married2,5953.9875.8
Non Family1,1691.2550.8
Female1,0464.3357.1
Male3803.4361.3

3.9

Average Family Size

3.4

Average Household Size

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Santa Fe Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,22810.27%
9th to 12th Grade8767.32%
High School Graduate3,85732.24%
Some College2,79623.37%
Associates Degree9157.65%
Bachelors Degree1,68814.11%
Graduate Degree6025.03%
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Santa Fe Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Fe Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic8,5326,6871,017
Other Race4,6583,642416
White1,7331,583462
Asian954870548
Black504496239
2+ Races25223020
Native American124100
Islander999

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%.

Santa Fe Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,940$42,335$35,854
Less Than 9th Grade$31,377$41,154$19,063
High School Graduate$30,302$33,398$25,404
Some College$40,920$46,396$36,278
Bachelors Degree$59,105$75,074$57,801
Graduate Degree$74,620$84,779$72,853

$38,940

Average Earnings

$42,335

Average Male

$35,854

Average Female

Santa Fe Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Fe Springs Language by Age

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Santa Fe Springs Language

43.12% of Santa Fe Springs residents speak only English, while 56.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 48.92% of the population.

Santa Fe Springs Language

Santa Fe Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,1641,70312.94%
Other6,8631,02914.99%
White2,29434214.91%
Asian1,213705.77%
Multiple609447.22%
Black705395.53%
Native15974.40%

12.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.49%

Male Poverty Rate

14.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Fe Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe Springs is Other, with 14.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe Springs is Native, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.42%.

Santa Fe Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.78%
Some College10.81%
High School9.62%
Bachelors or Greater6.33%

Santa Fe Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.00%
Male Unemployed23.63%
Female Employed4.19%
Male Employed2.84%

Santa Fe Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Fe Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,685$83,045
Families$77,471$91,289
Married Families$98,661-
Non Families$24,835$48,959
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Income by Household Type

Santa Fe Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Fe Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Fe Springs 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 35-44.

Santa Fe Springs Marital Status by Race

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Santa Fe Springs Marital Status

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487

Number of Veterans

463

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War120
Second Gulf War115
Vietnam90
Korea82
World War II13

Santa Fe Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54144
75+139
65 to 7497
18 to 3458
55 to 6449

Santa Fe Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3535.67%
Hispanic2752.74%
Other Race581.05%
Asian343.29%
Black274.67%
Islander9100.00%
2+ Races62.15%

Santa Fe Springs Veterans by Race

Santa Fe Springs Veterans by Education

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8.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Fe Springs Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Fe Springs Employment by Age

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Santa Fe Springs Employment by Race

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Santa Fe Springs 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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65.82%

Born in Santa Fe Springs

72.44%

Native Born

27.56%

Foreign Born

9.21%

Non Citizen

18.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.44% of Santa Fe Springs residents were born in the United States, with 65.82% having been born in California. 9.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Fe Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,342-144-0.82%
202017,486-144-0.82%
201917,630-144-0.81%
201817,774-92-0.51%
201717,866-89-0.50%
201617,955960.54%
201517,8595002.88%
201417,3593762.21%
201316,9832721.63%
201216,7112181.32%
201116,4932381.46%
201016,255-1,183-0.70%
200017,4381,9181.17%
199015,5201,0000.67%
198014,520-230-0.16%
197014,750-1,592-1.02%
196016,3420.00%

Santa Fe Springs Population by Year