|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of East Palo Alto is 28,847. East Palo Alto, California is the 1,352nd largest city in the US.
East Palo Alto is located entirely in San Mateo County.
The peak population of East Palo Alto was in 2000, when its population was 29,965. In 2000, East Palo Alto was the 1,072nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,352nd largest city in the US. East Palo Alto is currently 3.7% smaller than it was in 2000.
East Palo Alto has shrunk 3.7% since the year 2000. East Palo Alto, California's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
East Palo Alto has a population density of 11,239.5 people per square mile.
|1352||East Palo Alto||28,847||-3.7%|
|1347||Haines City, Florida||29,070||99.7%|
|1349||Shaker Heights, Ohio||28,970||-1.2%|
|1350||Lake in the Hills, Illinois||28,945||20.2%|
|1352||East Palo Alto, California||28,847||-3.7%|
|1353||Statesville, North Carolina||28,844||22.5%|
|1354||Newburgh, New York||28,834||1.5%|
|1355||Port Huron, Michigan||28,826||-10.6%|
|1356||Bridgewater Town, Massachusetts||28,805|
The total voting age population of East Palo Alto, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,143. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 6.9% of the residents of East Palo Alto are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of East Palo Alto are 37.6% Other, 35.4% White, 11.6% Black, 5.1% Asian, 4.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 4.3% Two or more races and 1.4% American Indian. Additionally, 66.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In East Palo Alto, 13.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.0%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in East Palo Alto.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.5% of East Palo Alto residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 65.5% of East Palo Alto residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.6% have a bachelor's degree and 8.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among East Palo Alto residents aged 5 and older, 69.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 61.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in East Palo Alto is 4.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In East Palo Alto, 6.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in East Palo Alto is $67,087.
In East Palo Alto, 39.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 60.2% of housing units in East Palo Alto.
Of all the housing units in East Palo Alto, 2.7% of them were build before 1940.
In East Palo Alto, 17.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,500 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in East Palo Alto is $1,766.
In East Palo Alto, 78.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.