|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Bell Gardens is 38,552. Bell Gardens, California is the 1,032nd largest city in the US.
Bell Gardens is located entirely in Los Angeles County.
The peak population of Bell Gardens was in 2000, when its population was 44,118. In 2000, Bell Gardens was the 727th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,032nd largest city in the US. Bell Gardens is currently 12.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Bell Gardens has shrunk 12.6% since the year 2000. Bell Gardens, California's growth is extremely below average. 97% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Bell Gardens has a population density of 17,109.4 people per square mile.
|955||Rancho Palos Verdes||41,295||0.1%|
|1026||Vestavia Hills, Alabama||38,801||25.5%|
|1030||San Gabriel, California||38,670||-3.0%|
|1032||Bell Gardens, California||38,552||-12.6%|
|1035||Atlantic City, New Jersey||38,466||-4.9%|
|1036||Phenix City, Alabama||38,428||35.2%|
|1037||Spartanburg, South Carolina||38,401||-4.3%|
|1038||Winter Springs, Florida||38,317||23.0%|
The total voting age population of Bell Gardens, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,136. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 8.1% of the residents of Bell Gardens are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Bell Gardens are 80.2% White, 16.9% Other, 1.2% Black, 0.9% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 95.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Bell Gardens, 28.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 40.3%. On a per-household basis, 27.0% of families are below the poverty line in Bell Gardens.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.3% of Bell Gardens residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 49.9% of Bell Gardens residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 5.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Bell Gardens residents aged 5 and older, 91.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 90.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Bell Gardens is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Bell Gardens, 6.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Bell Gardens is $42,223.
In Bell Gardens, 21.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 78.7% of housing units in Bell Gardens.
Of all the housing units in Bell Gardens, 8.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Bell Gardens, 4.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 390 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Bell Gardens is $1,252.
In Bell Gardens, 73.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.