Benicia, California Population 2024

25,919

Benicia is a city located in Solano County California. Benicia has a 2024 population of 25,919. Benicia is currently declining at a rate of -1.23% annually and its population has decreased by -4.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,091 in 2020.

The average household income in Benicia is $148,740 with a poverty rate of 5.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Benicia is 45.3 years, 42.6 years for males, and 48.6 years for females.

Benicia Demographics

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

  • White: 66.49%
  • Two or more races: 13.26%
  • Asian: 11.9%
  • Other race: 3.89%
  • Black or African American: 3.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.37%
Land Area (mi²)
12.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,018.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.33% (-1,172)
The current population of Benicia, California is 25,919 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,091.

Benicia, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White17,97866.49%
Two or more races3,58513.26%
Asian3,21911.9%
Other race1,0513.89%
Black or African American9603.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1470.54%
Native American1000.37%
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Benicia Population by Race

Benicia Population Pyramid 2024

Benicia Median Age

45.3

Total

42.6

Male

48.6

Female

Benicia Adults

There are 21,546 adults, (5,840 of whom are seniors) in Benicia.

Benicia Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Benicia Sex Ratio

Female13,93051.52%
Male13,11048.48%

Benicia Population by Age

Benicia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,8732.487030
Married5,5163.2884.915.1
Non Family3,9991.1856.743.3
Female9133.1647.452.6
Male4453.0151.748.3
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3.18

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Benicia 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

Benicia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benicia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.32%.

Benicia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$74,256

Average Earnings

$86,320

Average Male

$67,849

Average Female

Benicia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benicia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Benicia Language

81.16% of Benicia residents speak only English, while 18.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.71% of the population.

Benicia Language

Benicia Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White16,2597284.48%
Black96028930.1%
Asian3,2191735.37%
Hispanic4,0631613.96%
Multiple3,5851464.07%
Other1,051585.52%
Native1004040%
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5.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.23%

Male Poverty Rate

5.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benicia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benicia is Native, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benicia is Hispanic, with 3.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.63%.

Benicia Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.76%
High School5.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%
Some College4.75%
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Benicia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.36%
Female Unemployed25.95%
Female Employed4.27%
Male Employed1.22%
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Benicia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benicia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Benicia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Benicia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Benicia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Benicia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Benicia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,186

Number of Veterans

1,097

Male Veterans

89

Female Veterans

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Benicia Veterans by War

count

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Benicia Veterans by Age

count

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Benicia Veterans by Race

Benicia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benicia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Benicia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Benicia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Benicia 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

62.77%

Born in Benicia

86.16%

Native Born

13.84%

Foreign Born

4.65%

Non Citizen

9.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.16% of Benicia residents were born in the United States, with 62.77% having been born in California. 4.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Benicia Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,299-324-1.32%
202824,623-324-1.3%
202724,947-324-1.28%
202625,271-324-1.27%
202525,595-324-1.25%
202425,919-324-1.23%
202326,243-324-1.22%
202226,567-324-1.2%
202126,891-200-0.74%
202027,091-1,072-3.81%
201928,163-56-0.2%
201828,219240.09%
201728,195740.26%
201628,1211650.59%
201527,9561670.6%
201427,7892590.94%
201327,5301900.69%
201227,3401890.7%
201127,151930.34%
201027,0581930.72%
200026,8652,4289.94%
199024,4379,06158.93%
198015,3768,027109.23%
19707,3491,27921.07%
19606,070-1,214-16.67%
19507,2844,865201.12%
19402,419-494-16.96%
19302,9132208.17%
19202,69333314.11%
19102,360-391-14.21%
19002,75139016.52%
18902,36156731.61%
18801,7941388.33%
18701,65618612.65%
18601,470990206.25%
1850480
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Benicia Population by Year