Amesti, California Population 2024

3,048

Amesti is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. Amesti has a 2024 population of 3,048. Amesti is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -5.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,240 in 2020.

The average household income in Amesti is $133,271 with a poverty rate of 15.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Amesti is 34.5 years, 30.7 years for males, and 39.7 years for females.

Amesti Demographics

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

  • White: 61.45%
  • Other race: 20.01%
  • Two or more races: 15.88%
  • Native American: 1.05%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.56%
  • Black or African American:
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,036.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.93% (-192)
The current population of Amesti, California is 3,048 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,240.

Amesti, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,87361.45%
Other race61020.01%
Two or more races48415.88%
Native American321.05%
Asian321.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.56%
Black or African American
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Amesti Population by Race

Amesti Population Pyramid 2024

Amesti Median Age

34.5

Total

30.7

Male

39.7

Female

Amesti Adults

There are 2,429 adults, (515 of whom are seniors) in Amesti.

Amesti Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Amesti Sex Ratio

Female1,42346.69%
Male1,62553.31%

Amesti Population by Age

Amesti Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8453.5780.819.2
Married5133.9982.517.5
Non Family1811.5580.119.9
Female1174.4769.230.8
Male345.031000
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3.98

Average Family Size

3.57

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Amesti Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Amesti Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Amesti Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.77%.

Amesti Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,173

Average Earnings

$48,345

Average Male

$33,319

Average Female

Amesti Earnings by Educational Attainment

Amesti Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Amesti Language

49.39% of Amesti residents speak only English, while 50.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 50% of the population.

Amesti Language

Amesti Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,72540223.3%
White1,156746.4%
Other610335.41%
Native321856.25%
Multiple484102.07%
Asian32412.5%
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15.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.12%

Male Poverty Rate

15.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Amesti

The race most likely to be in poverty in Amesti is Native, with 56.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Amesti is Multiple, with 2.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.49%.

Amesti Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.06%
Some College8.69%
High School8.27%
Bachelors or Greater3.61%
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Amesti Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed62.79%
Female Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed16.79%
Male Employed6.14%
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Amesti Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Amesti Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Amesti Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Amesti Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Amesti 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.

Amesti Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Amesti Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

80

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Amesti Veterans by War

count

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Amesti Veterans by Age

count

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Amesti Veterans by Race

Amesti Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Amesti Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Amesti Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Amesti Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Amesti Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.19%

Born in Amesti

75.89%

Native Born

24.11%

Foreign Born

13.58%

Non Citizen

10.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.89% of Amesti residents were born in the United States, with 67.19% having been born in California. 13.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Amesti Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,048
20233,048
20223,048-259-7.83%
20213,307672.07%
20203,240772.43%
20193,16333111.69%
20182,832-19-0.67%
20172,851-354-11.05%
20163,205-69-2.11%
20153,274611.9%
20143,213-101-3.05%
20133,314-187-5.34%
20123,501-98-2.72%
20113,5991213.48%
20103,478
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Amesti Population by Year