|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Gate is 91,154. South Gate, California is the 373rd largest city in the US.
South Gate is located entirely in Los Angeles County.
The peak population of South Gate was in 2000, when its population was 96,538. In 2000, South Gate was the 253rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 373rd largest city in the US. South Gate is currently 5.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
South Gate has shrunk 5.5% since the year 2000. South Gate, California's growth is extremely below average. 98% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South Gate has a population density of 13,045.3 people per square mile.
|367||Mission Viejo, California||92,449||-1.2%|
|368||Mount Pleasant, South Carolina||92,398||89.0%|
|370||Fort Myers, Florida||92,245||77.4%|
|373||South Gate, California||91,154||-5.5%|
|374||Nashua, New Hampshire||91,124||4.9%|
|375||Santa Monica, California||91,105||7.9%|
|378||Trenton, New Jersey||90,457||5.9%|
The total voting age population of South Gate, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 47,699. The voting age population is 47.7% male and 52.3% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.0% of the residents of South Gate are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Gate are 62.9% White, 33.5% Other, 1.6% Two or more races, 0.7% Black, 0.6% American Indian, 0.5% Asian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 95.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Gate, 17.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.3%. On a per-household basis, 15.4% of families are below the poverty line in South Gate.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.5% of South Gate residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 56.7% of South Gate residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.4% have a bachelor's degree and 2.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Gate residents aged 5 and older, 88.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 87.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Gate is 9.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Gate, 9.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Gate is $52,321.
In South Gate, 42.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.1% of housing units in South Gate.
Of all the housing units in South Gate, 18.5% of them were build before 1940.
In South Gate, 3.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 930 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Gate is $1,160.
In South Gate, 83.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.