Santa Fe Springs is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 19,819, it is the 351st largest city in California and the 2310th largest city in the United States. Santa Fe Springs is currently growing at a rate of 1.54% annually and its population has increased by 3.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,219 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Santa Fe Springs has a population density of 2,234 people per square mile.
The average household income in Santa Fe Springs is $83,045 with a poverty rate of 11.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,505 per month, and the median house value is $462,400. The median age in Santa Fe Springs is 36.6 years, 35.2 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Fe Springswas:
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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%.
46.94% of Santa Fe Springs residents speak only English, while 53.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.69% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe Springs is Hispanic, with 12.84% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Fe Springs is Multiple, with 1.95% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.53%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Santa Fe Springs
74.87% of Santa Fe Springs residents were born in the United States, with 68.28% having been born in California. 8.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.