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Westminster Population

Westminster is a city in California, State of United States, borders Seal Beach to the west, Garden Grove to the north and east, and Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley to the south. Westminster population in 2023 is estimated to be 90,747, covers city area of 10.04 sq mi (26.00 sq km), ranks eighty-eighth largest city in California State, three-hundred-seventy-second city in the United States. Westminster is a city in northern Orange County, was incorporated in 1957, at which time it had 10,755 residents. Westminster population as per 2020 census is 90,911 compared to 2010 population of 89,701 with the increase number of 1,210 people and growth of 1.3 percent. Westminster city is known for many Vietnamese refugees who immigrated to the city during the 1980. The settlement is called Little Saigon, By 2010, the total Vietnamese origin count is 36,058 about 40 percent.

Below is the Westminster population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
201089,769
201190,7101.05
201291,2430.59
201391,6600.46
201491,609-0.06
201591,6560.05
201691,602-0.06
201791,261-0.37
201890,938-0.35
201990,402-0.59
202090,9110.56
2021 *90,193-0.79
2022 *90,5840.43
2023 *90,7470.18
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated


Westminster Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Westminster population is 90,642, out of these 44,022 are male, 46,620 are female, The sex ratio of Westminster is 94. The median age of the Westminster population is 39.6, Westminster population by age are, under 18 years is 19,002, 16 years and over is 73,611, 18 years and over is 71,640, 21 years and over is 67,908, 65 years and over is 18,197. 48.6% are male, 51.4% are female, Population of Westminster by age percent-wise is, 21.0% are under 18 years old, 81.2% are 16 years and over, 79.0% are 18 years and over, 74.9% are 21 years and over, 15.8% are 65 years and over. There are total 28,112 housing units, The voting population of Westminster are 61,180, out of these 29,789 are male voters, 31,391 are female voters, 48.7% are male, 51.3% are female. Westminster population in 2022 is estimated to be 90,584, and in 2021 is estimated to be 90,193.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -55,7826.4%
5 - 94,5925.1%
10 - 146,0586.7%
15 - 194,9365.4%
20 - 245,5036.1%
25 - 3413,09914.5%
35 - 4410,48411.6%
45 - 5414,37615.9%
55 - 594,8635.4%
60 - 646,5897.3%
65 - 746,1566.8%
75 - 845,8856.5%
85 and over2,3192.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates


Westminster Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Westminster by race are:

White Population

White population in Westminster, California are 31,525, percentage wise 34.8 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Westminster, California are 2,582, percentage wise 2.8 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Westminster, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Westminster are 42,201, percentage wise 46.6 percent are asians, out of these 265 are Asian Indians, 1,622 are Chinese, 1,170 are Filipinos, 1,051 are Japanese, 349 are Korean, 35,279 are Vietnamese and 2,465 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Westminster, California are 23,773. Percentage wise 26.2 percent are hispanics.

Population by Race90,642Percent
White31,52534.8%
Black or African American2,5822.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native1720.2%
Asian Population42,20146.6%
Asian Indian2650.3%
Chinese1,6221.8%
Filipino1,1701.3%
Japanese1,0511.2%
Other Asian Population2,465
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5570.6%
Hispanic or Latino23,77326.2%
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)


Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Westminster native population is 50,618, out of these 41,555 born in the California state and 8,031 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 40,024, out of these 29,013 are Naturalized US citizen, 783 are in Europe, 25,203 in Asia, 311 in Africa, 2,561 in Latin America and 115 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Westminster are 11,011, out of these 260 are from Europe, 5,074 are from Asia, 77 from Africa, 5,562 are from Latin America and 38 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Native50,618
Born in state of residence41,555
Born in other state in the United States8,031
Northeast1,827
Midwest2,490
South1,832
West1,882
Born outside the United States1,032
Puerto Rico33
U.S. Island Areas97
Born abroad of American parent(s)902
Foreign born
Born outside of United States40,024
Naturalized U.S. citizen29,013
Europe783
Asia25,203
Africa311
Oceania40
Latin America2,561
Northern America115
Foreigner
Not a U.S. citizen11,011
Europe260
Asia5,074
Africa77
Oceania0
Latin America5,562
Northern America38
Source: US Census 2019 estimates


Westminster Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Westminster, California are 28,112, Occupied housing units are 26,984. Percentage of occupancy is 96, 45.32% of houses are owner occupied and 50.67% of houses are renter occupied in Westminster. There are 51.47 percent of one-unit detached, 7.63 percent of one-units attached, 2.68 percent of two-unit houses, 5.55 percent of three or four unit homes. 9.49 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 4 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 23.26 percent are available with one vehicle, 32.91 percent are available with two vehicles, 32.74 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 7.07 percent are no vehicles available.

HousingUnits
Total housing units28,112
Occupied housing units26,984
Occupied housing units percent96
Rental vacancy rate0
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached14,469
1-unit attached2,144
2 units754
3 or 4 units1,559
Mobile home2,668
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Owner-occupied12,741
Renter-occupied14,243
Average household size of owner-occupied unit4
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Westminster Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Westminster, California is $651,300, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 1.59 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 3.18 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.58 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.33 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 0.57 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 2.60 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 35.17 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.30 percent are over one million and above. Total number of Westminster rental homes or apartments are 14,243, occupied by Renter, The median value of Westminster average rental rate is $1,689.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000447
$50,000 to $99,999895
$100,000 to $149,999163
$150,000 to $199,99992
$200,000 to $299,999160
$300,000 to $499,999732
$500,000 to $999,9999,887
$1,000,000 or more365
Median (dollars)651,300
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

Westminster Housing Mortgage

According to 2019 estimates of mortgage, The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,382, 0.77 percent of homes pays less than $500 per month, 0.85 percent pay between $500 to $999, 2.42 percent pay between $1,000 to $1,499, 6.55 percent pay between $1,500 to $1,999, 5.66 percent pay between $2,000 to $2,499, 5.08 percent pay between $2,500 to $2,999, 7.73 percent pay between $3,000 or more.

The median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $581, 1.40 percent of homes pay less than $250, 2.98 percent pays between $250 to $399, 4.53 percent pay between $400 to $599, 2.07 percent pays between $600 to $799, 2.26 percent pays between $800 to $999, and 3.80 percent pays between $1000 or more.

Monthly Owner costs with mortgageUnits
Less than $500216
$500 to $999240
$1,000 to $1,499680
$1,500 to $1,9991,840
$2,000 to $2,4991,592
$2,500 to $2,9991,428
$3,000 or more2,173
Median (dollars)2,382
Monthly Owner costs with out mortgageUnits
Less than $250393
$250 to $399839
$400 to $5991,274
$600 to $799581
$800 to $999634
$1,000 or more1,067
Median (dollars)581
Source: US Census 2019 housing mortgage estimates

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