Placentia, CA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Placentia, California Info Snack

Population
52,049
Unemployment
4.2%
Poverty
7.3%
Median Home
$653,400
Median Income
$100,707
Median Rent
$1,856

Placentia SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
5

Placentia, CA Crime Report

1,298
Total Crimes
2,532.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
7.94%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Placentia
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,298 2,532.2 2,581.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 232 452.6 442.0 387.8
Murder 2 3.9 5.6 6.5
Robbery 45 87.8 113.6 73.9
Aggravated Assault 178 347.2 288.7 279.7
Property Crime 1,066 2,079.6 2,138.9 1,958.2
Burglary 305 595.0 369.7 314.2
Larceny 531 1,035.9 1,341.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 230 448.7 427.6 246.0

Placentia, CA Cost Of Living

156
Placentia's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Placentia California National Average
Overall 156 140 100
Services 113 112 100
Groceries 112 113 100
Health 107 115 100
Housing 261 198 100
Transportation 138 134 100
Utilities 91 126 100

Placentia, CA Photos

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Rankings for Placentia in California

Map Of Placentia, CA

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Population over time in Placentia

Year Population % Change
2020 52,049 0.0%
2019 52,049 -0.5%
2018 52,294 0.2%
2017 52,168 0.1%
2016 52,123 0.5%
2015 51,860 1.0%
2014 51,342 1.4%
2013 50,616 1.1%
2012 50,089 1.1%
2011 49,566 -

Race / Ethnicity in Placentia

White
39.3% (20,469)
African American
2.4% (1,241)
American Indian
0.0% (12)
Asian
15.8% (8,227)
Hawaiian
0.1% (66)
Other
0.4% (196)
Two Or More
3.6% (1,879)
Hispanic
38.3% (19,959)
Race Placentia CA USA
White 39.3% 36.5% 60.1%
African American 2.4% 5.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.6%
Asian 15.8% 14.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 38.3% 39.1% 18.2%

Gender in Placentia

Female
50.7% (26,371)
Male
49.3% (25,678)
Gender Placentia CA USA
Female 50.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Placentia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (3,122)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (2,602)
High School / GED
18.0% (9,368)
Some College
22.0% (11,450)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,163)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (13,532)
Master's Degree
11.0% (5,725)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,040)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,040)
Education Placentia CA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 8.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Placentia, California

Less than $10,000
3.6% (185,911)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.7% (86,758)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.7% (246,611)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.7% (295,552)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.8% (408,052)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.5% (806,571)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.3% (535,807)
$100,000 to $149,999
21.0% (1,091,001)
$150,000 to $199,999
13.5% (701,062)
$200,000 or more
16.3% (847,567)
Income Placentia CA USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 4.7% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.7% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.7% 6.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.7% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.8% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.5% 15.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.3% 12.3% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 21.0% 17.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 13.5% 9.4% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 16.3% 13.3% 8.3%

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