Santa Fe Springs, CaliforniaSanta Fe Springs
is a city located in Los Angeles County, California
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 17,438.
Geography\nSanta Fe Springs is located at 33°56'15" North, 118°4'2" West (33.937443, -118.067155)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 22.9 km²
). 22.7 km² (8.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.24% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 17,438 people, 4,834 households, and 3,780 families residing in the city. The population density
is 769.5/km² (1,992.0/mi²). There are 4,933 housing units at an average density of 217.7/km² (563.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 51.22% White, 3.89% African American
, 1.43% Native American
, 3.95% Asian
, 0.20% Pacific Islander, 34.99% from other races, and 4.31% from two or more races. 71.38% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 4,834 households out of which 38.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% are married couples living together, 18.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.8% are non-families. 18.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.35 and the average family size is 3.82.
In the city the population is spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 19.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 100.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.4 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $44,540, and the median income for a family is $49,867. Males have a median income of $33,413 versus $27,279 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,547. 12.5% of the population and 8.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.9% are under the age of 18 and 7.6% are 65 or older.