Placentia, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The median age in Placentia City, CA is 37.4. There are about 75% married couples living in Placentia. The percentage of foreign-born residents is 50. The city has a relatively low poverty rate compared to other cities, at about 10 percent. However, it is important to note that this is an average and may not be indicative of the entire city.

The cost of living in Placentia is higher than the national average, and is significantly higher than the cost of living in many other cities in California. This is due in part to the higher cost of housing, utilities, groceries, and other miscellaneous goods and services in Placentia City compared to other cities. This may be due to the high cost of housing, but Placentia residents are generally happier and live in a safe community.

Placentia has a population of about 50,534 as of the 2010 census. The population is expected to reach 52,049 by 2020, according to the American Community Survey. It includes Atwood, which is located in the city's southern quadrant. It is home to several middle schools. The public schools in Placentia include Brookhaven Elementary, George Key Elementary, Golden Elementary, Morse Elementary, and Sierra Vista Elementary.

In 1865, the town of Placentia was first settled by a German couple, Charles and John Wagner. The Wagner brothers brought thousands of sheep to the area in search of gold. In 1871, Charles Wagner Sr. bought 150 acres of land and built a home. He later died and his widow married the brother of John Wagner. Joseph Wagner built a house on this property in 1919.