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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataCalifornia

Demographic Statistics

La Mesa, California,

Number

Percent

Total population54,749100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male25,82647.2
Female28,92352.8
Under 5 years3,1095.7
5 to 9 years3,0865.6
10 to 14 years2,9545.4
15 to 19 years2,9365.4
20 to 24 years4,2077.7
25 to 34 years9,06016.5
35 to 44 years8,95516.4
45 to 54 years7,02312.8
55 to 59 years2,2604.1
60 to 64 years1,8413.4
65 to 74 years3,8627.1
75 to 84 years3,7076.8
85 years and over1,7493.2
Median age (years)37.3(X)
18 years and over43,89780.2
Male
20,32637.1
Female
23,57143.1
21 years and over41,92376.6
62 years and over10,39819.0
65 years and over9,31817.0
Male
3,4426.3
Female
5,87610.7
RACE
One race52,40995.7
White
44,14880.6
Black or African American
2,6604.9
American Indian and Alaska Native
3640.7
Asian
2,2384.1
Asian Indian
880.2
Chinese
4410.8
Filipino
6021.1
Japanese
3230.6
Korean
1350.2
Vietnamese
3650.7

Other Asian 1

2840.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2170.4
Native Hawaiian
330.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1260.2
Samoan
400.1

Other Pacific Islander 2

180.0
Some other race
2,7825.1
Two or more races2,3404.3

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White46,19484.4
Black or African American3,1525.8
American Indian and Alaska Native8251.5
Asian2,9735.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3880.7
Some other race3,7396.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population54,749100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)7,40213.5
Mexican
5,63610.3
Puerto Rican
2660.5
Cuban
690.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,4312.6
Not Hispanic or Latino47,34786.5
White alone
40,37173.7
RELATIONSHIP
Total population54,749100.0
In households53,70398.1
Householder
24,18644.2
Spouse
9,62417.6
Child
12,89923.6
Own child under 18 years
9,87218.0
Other relatives
2,4334.4
Under 18 years
7081.3
Nonrelatives
4,5618.3
Unmarried partner
1,5652.9
In group quarters1,0461.9
Institutionalized population
8201.5
Noninstitutionalized population
2260.4
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households24,186100.0
Family households (families)13,38655.3
With own children under 18 years
5,96424.7
Married-couple family
9,62439.8
With own children under 18 years
3,95716.4
Female householder, no husband present
2,80711.6
With own children under 18 years
1,5256.3
Nonfamily households10,80044.7
Householder living alone
8,27534.2
Householder 65 years and over
3,11512.9
Households with individuals under 18 years6,46826.7
Households with individuals 65 years and over6,46626.7
Average household size2.22(X)
Average family size2.86(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units24,943100.0
Occupied housing units24,18697.0
Vacant housing units7573.0
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
830.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)0.7(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)2.8(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units24,186100.0
Owner-occupied housing units11,41547.2
Renter-occupied housing units12,77152.8
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.35(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.10(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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