American Canyon, California Population 2021

21,003
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American Canyon is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 21,003, it is the 296th largest city in California and the 1784th largest city in the United States. American Canyon is currently growing at a rate of 1.27% annually and its population has increased by 7.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,454 in 2010. American Canyon reached it's highest population of 21,003 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, American Canyon has a population density of 3,451 people per square mile.

The average household income in American Canyon is $127,741 with a poverty rate of 7.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,830 per month, and the median house value is $499,300. The median age in American Canyon is 37.9 years, 37.6 years for males, and 38.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.2 males.

American Canyon Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of American Canyon was:

  • White: 38.13%
  • Asian: 36.91%
  • Other race: 8.24%
  • Black or African American: 7.77%
  • Two or more races: 7.47%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.59%
The current population of American Canyon, California is 21,003, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,211.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,454.

American Canyon, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,72638.13%
Asian7,47836.91%
Some Other Race1,6698.24%
Black or African American1,5747.77%
Two or More Races1,5147.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native1810.89%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1190.59%
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American Canyon Population by Race

American Canyon Population Pyramid 2021

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American Canyon Median Age

37.9


Total

37.6


Male

38.1


Female

American Canyon Adults

There are 15,064 adults, (2,457 of whom are seniors) in American Canyon.

American Canyon Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

American Canyon Sex Ratio

Female

10,173

50.21%

Male

10,088

49.79%

American Canyon Population by Age

American Canyon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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American Canyon Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family74.1%25.9%
Male70.6%29.4%
Female59%41%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

American Canyon Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2963.8177.5
Married3,2384.2484
Female8494.5859
Non Family8381.2874.1
Male3713.9870.6

4.12

Average Family Size

3.81

Average Household Size

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American Canyon Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1909.11%
9th to 12th Grade8606.58%
High School Graduate2,36918.13%
Some College3,45026.41%
Associates Degree1,3029.97%
Bachelors Degree2,91622.32%
Graduate Degree9787.49%
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American Canyon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

American Canyon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Asian5,0414,5412,191
White3,2083,061793
Hispanic3,2051,963500
Other Race1,03054344
Black961843226
Multiple Races665566181
Native American10210236
Islander78786

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.46%.

American Canyon Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,735$52,455$40,789
Less Than High School$26,063$32,034$18,427
High School Grad$41,467$45,068$32,167
Some College$44,893$53,750$38,807
Bachelors Degree$64,731$76,371$58,833
Graduate Degree$76,829$92,500$65,192

$46,735

Average Earnings

$52,455

Average Male

$40,789

Average Female

American Canyon Earnings by Educational Attainment

American Canyon Language by Age

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American Canyon Language

53.87% of American Canyon residents speak only English, while 46.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 21.13% of the population.

American Canyon Language

American Canyon Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,67064911.45%
Other1,66939723.79%
Asian7,4352633.54%
Black1,57225516.22%
White4,3322305.31%
Multiple1,4791167.84%
Islander11997.56%

7.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.61%

Male Poverty Rate

7.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in American Canyon

The race most likely to be in poverty in American Canyon is Other, with 23.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in American Canyon is Asian, with 3.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.70%.

American Canyon Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.85%
High School10.00%
Some College4.57%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%

American Canyon Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.12%
Female Unemployed13.77%
Female Employed4.86%
Male Employed2.35%

American Canyon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

American Canyon Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$101,792$127,741
Families$107,784$133,939
Married Families$127,071-
Non Families$41,818$72,385
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Income by Household Type

American Canyon Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

American Canyon Married by Age and Sex

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American Canyon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

American Canyon Marital Status by Race

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American Canyon Marital Status

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990

Number of Veterans

938

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War337
Vietnam330
Second Gulf War64
Korea44
World War II27

American Canyon Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54331
55 to 64267
65 to 74226
75+166
18 to 34

American Canyon Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4858.20%
Asian2834.99%
Hispanic1493.92%
Black1028.96%
Other372.89%
Indian3623.68%
2 or More354.42%
Hawaiian1211.54%

American Canyon Veterans by Race

American Canyon Veterans by Education

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4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

American Canyon Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

American Canyon Employment by Age

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American Canyon Employment by Race

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American Canyon Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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54.00%

Born in California

64.93%

Native Born

35.07%

Foreign Born

11.96%

Non Citizen

23.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.93% of American Canyon residents were born in the United States, with 54.00% having been born in California. 11.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

American Canyon Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,0032641.27%
202020,7392641.29%
201920,4752641.31%
201820,2111560.78%
201720,055-213-1.05%
201620,268-49-0.24%
201520,317320.16%
201420,285610.30%
201320,2242131.06%
201220,0111720.87%
201119,8392061.05%
201019,6339,8597.22%
20009,7742,0682.41%
19907,7061,9943.04%
19805,7120.00%

American Canyon Population by Year