Stanton is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 37,918, it is the 224th largest city in California and the 1177th largest city in the United States. Stanton is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -1.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 38,317 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, Stanton has a population density of 12,242 people per square mile.
The average household income in Stanton is $74,975 with a poverty rate of 13.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,641 per month, and the median house value is $432,600. The median age in Stanton is 34.9 years, 33.1 years for males, and 37 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stantonwas:
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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 asian people with a rate of 34.49%.
34.86% of Stanton residents speak only English, while 65.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Stanton is Hispanic, with 16.96% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Stanton is Multiple, with 5.67% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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58.84% of Stanton residents were born in the United States, with 50.41% having been born in California. 17.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.