Demographics

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 24,080 people, 7,545 households, and 5,375 families residing in the City. The population density was 4,484.2 inhabitants per square mile (1,731.4 /km2). There were 8,283 housing units at an average density of 1,542.5 per square mile (595.6/km2). The racial makeup of the City was 60.4% White, 0.5% African American, 2.8% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 31.5% from other races, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 58.9% of the population.

There were 7,545 households in 2010,  out of which 35.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.17 and the average family size was 3.74.

The median age in the City was 31.7 years. 30.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.2% were from 25 to 44; 17.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the City was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.