Santa Clarita, California Population 2019
Santa Clarita is a city located in the state of California. It is located in Los Angeles County, where it is the fourth largest city by population. Santa Clarita has a short history as a city, as it was only recently incorporated in 1987. However, the annexation of the city has caused the population to grow quite rapidly in that short time period.
City Size and Population Density in Santa Clarita
The last recorded population at the time of the 2010 census was 204,186 . This number has since risen to 210,888, per recent estimates. The city’s total area is 52.81 square miles with a population density of over 3,449 people per square mile.
Santa Clarita Population Statistics
People between the ages of 45 and 64 make up the largest age group—or 27.2% of the total population. Over 26% of residents are under the age of 18, while just 9.6% are at least 65 years old.
There are more women than men living in Santa Clarita, with 97.1 males for every 100 females. About 9.5% of the city’s population lives below the federal poverty line.
Population Growth in Santa Clarita
The city of Santa Clarita has seen its population jump significantly since being incorporated. However, census data show that population growth is slowing. Recent estimates indicate that the population is up just 3.2% from the last census in 2010. However, continued growth—even at a slower rate—will soon push this California city past the 200,000 resident mark.
Santa Clarita Demographics
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Clarita was:
- White: 70.32%
- Asian: 10.95%
- Other race: 7.06%
- Two or more races: 6.49%
- Black or African American: 4.24%
- Native American: 0.86%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
Santa Clarita, California's estimated population is 210,089 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Santa Clarita, California is the 20th largest city in California based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 3188.88 people/mi² (1231.23 people/km²), with a household density of 408.95 people/km² (1059.18 people/mi²).
The overall median age is 36.9 years, 35.6 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.4 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 69,781 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0.5%, with a median rent of $1757/month. The median house has 5.6 rooms, and has a value of $461,500.
The median income for households in Santa Clarita, California is $90,544, while the mean household income is $109,104.