|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Placentia is 51,274. Placentia, California is the 778th largest city in the US.
Placentia is located entirely in Orange County.
The peak population of Placentia was in 2020, when its population was 51,789. In 2020, Placentia was the 768th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 778th largest city in the US. Placentia is currently 1.0% smaller than it was in 2020.
Placentia has grown 9.8% since the 2000. Placentia, California's growth is about average. 55% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Placentia has a population density of 7,693.8 people per square mile.
|772||Mooresville, North Carolina||51,594||164.6%|
|774||Palm Desert, California||51,541||15.5%|
|776||Hoffman Estates, Illinois||51,350||3.3%|
|779||Summerville, South Carolina||51,216||81.1%|
|782||Little Elm, Texas||51,042||1030.7%|
The total voting age population of Placentia, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 34,636. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.4% of the residents of Placentia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Placentia are 71.1% White, 17.1% Asian, 5.2% Other, 3.6% Two or more races, 2.0% Black, 0.8% American Indian and 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 39.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Placentia, 8.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.1%. On a per-household basis, 5.6% of families are below the poverty line in Placentia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.6% of Placentia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.1% of Placentia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 39.3% have a bachelor's degree and 13.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Placentia residents aged 5 and older, 37.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 23.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 9.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Placentia is 4.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Placentia, 14.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Placentia is $95,757.
In Placentia, 65.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.7% of housing units in Placentia.
Of all the housing units in Placentia, 2.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Placentia, 10.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Placentia is $1,792.
In Placentia, 92.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.