Benicia, California Population 2022

27,157
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Benicia is a city located in Solano County California. With a 2020 population of 27,157, it is the 284th largest city in California and the 1689th largest city in the United States. Benicia is currently growing at a rate of 0.05% annually and its population has increased by 0.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 27,131 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Benicia has a population density of 2,115 people per square mile.

The average household income in Benicia is $127,747 with a poverty rate of 6.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,995 per month, and the median house value is $597,500. The median age in Benicia is 46.1 years, 44.7 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Benicia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Beniciawas:

  • White: 72.36%
  • Asian: 11.52%
  • Two or more races: 9.51%
  • Black or African American: 3.22%
  • Other race: 2.72%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.25%
The current population of Benicia, California is 27,157 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 27,131.

Benicia, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,37572.36%
Black or African American9083.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.25%
Asian3,24411.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1170.42%
Some Other Race7662.72%
Two or More Races2,6799.51%
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Benicia Population by Race

Benicia Population Pyramid 2022

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Benicia Median Age

46.1


Total

44


Male

49


Female

Benicia Adults

There are 22,416 adults, (5,952 of whom are seniors) in Benicia.

Benicia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Benicia Sex Ratio

Female

14,315

50.84%

Male

13,843

49.16%

Benicia Population by Age

Benicia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Benicia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family61.3%38.7%
Male48%52%
Female43.3%56.7%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Benicia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4552.4671.2
Married6,0953.0984.3
Male6482.748
Female9923.2643.3
Non Family3,7201.1561.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Benicia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2981.43%
9th to 12th Grade5292.54%
High School Graduate3,81018.26%
Some College4,85423.26%
Associates Degree2,46611.82%
Bachelors Degree5,87928.18%
Graduate Degree3,02814.51%
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Benicia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Benicia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,4962,3861,384
Islander11711759
Other Race537506239
White14,32213,9106,198
2+ Races1,2091,104463
Black617507215
Hispanic2,4532,307660
Native American3838

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 55.45%.

Benicia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,832$76,231$53,480
Less Than 9th Grade$39,764$39,505$48,009
High School Graduate$54,065$57,659$46,667
Some College$58,114$77,486$33,676
Bachelors Degree$70,978$86,042$62,972
Graduate Degree$93,676$114,667$80,806

$63,832

Average Earnings

$76,231

Average Male

$53,480

Average Female

Benicia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Benicia Language by Age

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Benicia Language

83.30% of Benicia residents speak only English, while 16.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.17% of the population.

Benicia Language

Benicia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black90825928.52%
Asian3,2442567.89%
Hispanic3,9022496.38%
White17,9821,0315.73%
Other90NaN%
Multiple2,679772.87%

6.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.33%

Male Poverty Rate

7.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benicia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benicia is Black, with 28.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benicia is Multiple, with 2.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.28%.

Benicia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.51%
High School9.66%
Some College6.57%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%

Benicia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.06%
Male Unemployed1.98%
Female Employed3.92%
Female Unemployed23.28%

Benicia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Benicia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$106,989$128,193
Families$124,846$147,347
Married Families$143,157-
Non Families$60,881$79,547
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Income by Household Type

Benicia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Benicia Married by Age and Sex

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Benicia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Benicia Marital Status by Race

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Benicia Marital Status

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1,567

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War157
First Gulf War246
Vietnam884
Korea97
World War II14

Benicia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3456
35 to 54288
55 to 64176
65 to 74597
75+450

Benicia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3868.24%
Black324.50%
Asian1435.19%
2+ Races60.43%
Hispanic632.22%

Benicia Veterans by Race

Benicia Veterans by Education

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3.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benicia Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Benicia Employment by Age

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Benicia Employment by Race

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Benicia 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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62.91%

Born in Benicia

86.82%

Native Born

13.18%

Foreign Born

3.39%

Non Citizen

9.79%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.82% of Benicia residents were born in the United States, with 62.91% having been born in California. 3.39% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504800.00%
18601,47099011.84%
18701,6561861.20%
18801,7941380.80%
18902,3615672.78%
19002,7513901.54%
19102,360-391-1.52%
19202,6933331.33%
19302,9132200.79%
19402,419-494-1.84%
19507,2844,86511.65%
19606,070-1,214-1.81%
19707,3491,2791.93%
198015,3768,0277.66%
199024,4379,0614.74%
200026,8652,4280.95%
201026,9971320.05%
201127,010130.05%
201227,023130.05%
201327,036130.05%
201427,049130.05%
201527,062130.05%
201627,075130.05%
201727,088130.05%
201827,101130.05%
201927,114130.05%
202027,131170.06%
202127,144130.05%
202227,157130.05%

Benicia Population by Year