Shandon is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 1,142, it is the 991st largest city in California and the 14156th largest city in the United States. Shandon is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,168 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Shandon has a population density of 387 people per square mile.
The average household income in Shandon is $67,780 with a poverty rate of 7.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,665 per month, and the median house value is $327,700. The median age in Shandon is 42 years, 38.1 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Shandonwas:
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 white people with a rate of 11.02%.
53.31% of Shandon residents speak only English, while 46.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 44.97% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Shandon is White, with 11.29% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Shandon is Hispanic, with 7.17% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.03%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Shandon
79.79% of Shandon residents were born in the United States, with 54.84% having been born in California. 8.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.