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As of 2010-2014, the total population of El Centro is 43,268, which is 14.36% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 12.39% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The El Centro population density is 3,898.52 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 232.55 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in El Centro is white, which represent 63.54% of the total population. The average El Centro education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 43,268. #202

Population Growth Since 2000, #362

El Centro, CA
14.36%
California
12.39%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #297

El Centro, CA
3,898.52 per square mile
California
232.55 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:27,493 (63.54%, #1170)
Black:1,054 (2.44%, #412)
Hispanic:35,658 (82.41%, #116)
Asian:995 (2.30%, #687)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):357 (0.83%, #645)
One Race, Other:10,465 (24.19%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,904 (6.71%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:34,805 (97.61%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:48 (0.13%, see rank)
Cuban:48 (0.13%, see rank)
Central American:279 (0.78%, see rank)
South American:56 (0.16%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:86 (8.64%, see rank)
Chinese:237 (23.82%, see rank)
Filipino:463 (46.53%, see rank)
Japanese:15 (1.51%, see rank)
Korean:148 (14.87%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1 (0.10%, see rank)
Asian, Other:45 (4.52%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

41,222 (95.27%) out of the total population of 43,268 reported first ancestry.

 El Centro, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Arab220.05%, see rank0.72%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.22%0.47%
Danish140.03%, see rank0.46%0.42%
Dutch480.11%, see rank0.99%1.40%
English7501.73%, see rank5.94%8.02%
French3090.71%, see rank2.15%3.34%
German1,5903.67%, see rank8.51%15.03%
Greek230.05%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian50.01%, see rank0.32%0.46%
Irish9682.24%, see rank6.69%10.80%
Italian4981.15%, see rank3.97%5.52%
Norwegian800.18%, see rank1.02%1.42%
Polish590.14%, see rank1.32%3.01%
Portuguese510.12%, see rank0.91%0.44%
Russian380.09%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1050.24%, see rank0.61%0.99%
Scottish1360.31%, see rank1.34%1.72%
Subsaharan African1150.27%, see rank0.69%0.95%
Swedish1260.29%, see rank1.09%1.27%
Swiss2830.65%, see rank0.27%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.27%0.31%
American6201.43%, see rank3.22%7.12%
Welsh700.16%, see rank0.43%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 20,892 (48.29%, see rank)
Females: 22,376 (51.71%, see rank)

El Centro, CA
Male: 48.29%
Female: 51.71%
California
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
El Centro, CA
31.60 years old
California
35.60 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
El Centro, CA
29.90 years old
California
34.50 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
El Centro, CA
33.10 years old
California
36.80 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 El Centro, CA% of the Total PopulationCaliforniaU.S.
Under 5 years3,4648.01%, see rank6.62%6.36%
5 to 9 years3,6698.48%, see rank6.65%6.51%
10 to 14 years3,0797.12%, see rank6.70%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,4698.02%, see rank7.12%6.85%
20 to 24 years3,8068.80%, see rank7.58%7.13%
25 to 34 years5,79613.40%, see rank14.48%13.47%
35 to 44 years5,15611.92%, see rank13.60%12.96%
45 to 54 years5,01611.59%, see rank13.79%14.09%
55 to 64 years4,90111.33%, see rank11.32%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,7716.40%, see rank6.71%7.64%
75 to 84 1,5583.60%, see rank3.72%4.25%
85 years and over5831.35%, see rank1.70%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 El Centro, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population25,781, 100%24,865,866209,056,129
Less Than High School8,385, 32.52%, see rank18.51%13.67%
High School Graduate5,057, 19.62%, see rank20.72%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree8,000, 31.03%, see rank29.76%29.09%
Bachelor Degree2,914, 11.30%, see rank19.59%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,425, 5.53%, see rank11.41%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.16, see rank13.4413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 El Centro, CA CaliforniaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,58782.48%17.52%71.91%28.09%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)5,45099.19%, see rank0.81%, see rank91.40%8.60%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)3,07599.71%, see rank0.29%, see rank92.33%7.67%90.60%9.40%
College3,26890.54%, see rank9.46%, see rank83.91%16.09%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School36071.67%, see rank28.33%, see rank55.14%44.86%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 El Centro, CACaliforniaU.S.
Total Households12,752, 100%12,617,280116,211,092
Average Household Size3.34, see rank2.952.63
1 Person Households2,599, 20.38%, see rank24.10%27.57%
2 or More Person Households10,153, 79.62%, see rank75.90%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,645, 75.64%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size4.00, see rank3.673.32
Married-Couple Family6,164, 48.34%, see rank49.11%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,107, 24.36%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 El Centro, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total33,056see rank30,462,253252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over15,607100%, see rank15,026,838123,281,364
Never Married5,86137.55%, see rank39.95%35.77%
Married8,13652.13%, see rank49.84%52.04%
Widowed3792.43%, see rank2.14%2.57%
Divorced1,2317.89%, see rank8.07%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over17,449100%, see rank15,435,415129,692,771
Never Married5,95434.12%, see rank32.75%29.48%
Married8,28947.50%, see rank48.11%49.19%
Widowed1,4758.45%, see rank7.96%9.16%
Divorced1,7319.92%, see rank11.18%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 El Centro, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
Native28,54965.98%, see rank72.97%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence24,00655.48%, see rank54.40%58.73%
Born in Different State3,7668.70%, see rank17.34%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
7771.80%, see rank1.23%1.42%
Foreign Born14,71934.02%, see rank27.03%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6,85515.84%, see rank12.90%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship7,86418.18%, see rank14.13%7.09%
Born In Europe680.16%, see rank1.75%1.53%
Born In Asia7651.77%, see rank9.97%3.82%
Born In Africa300.07%, see rank0.43%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America13,79331.88%, see rank14.33%6.83%
Born In Northern America630.15%, see rank0.34%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 El Centro, CA%CaliforniaU.S.
English2,65520.82%, see rank57.63%79.39%
Spanish9,68375.93%, see rank25.11%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1351.06%, see rank5.77%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2431.91%, see rank10.40%3.36%
Other360.28%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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