Benicia, California Population 2020

28,556

Benicia is a city located in Solano County, California. With a 2020 population of 28,556, it is the 252nd largest city in California and the 1342nd largest city in the United States. Benicia is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 5.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,997 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Benicia has a population density of 2,224 people per square mile.

The average household income in Benicia is $126,644 with a poverty rate of 6.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,720 per month, and the median house value is $557,600. The median age in Benicia is 45.7 years, 44.3 years for males, and 47.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.3 males.

Benicia Ca Demographics

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

  • White: 72.12%
  • Asian: 11.56%
  • Two or more races: 7.46%
  • Black or African American: 5.85%
  • Other race: 2.60%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
The current population of Benicia, California is 28,556, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 28,306. The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,997.

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,25872.12%
Asian3,24711.56%
Two or More Races2,0967.46%
Black or African American1,6425.85%
Some Other Race7292.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native680.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.17%

Benicia Ca Population Pyramid 2020

Benicia Ca Median Age

45.7


Total

44.3


Male

47.5


Female

Benicia Ca Adults

There are 22,360 adults, (5,369 of whom are seniors) in Benicia Ca.

Benicia Ca Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Benicia Ca Sex Ratio

Female

14,236

50.68%

Male

13,852

49.32%

Benicia Ca Households and Families

Benicia Ca Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Benicia Ca Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All71%29%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female48.3%51.7%
Male45.1%54.9%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,1302.5271
Married6,2123.0683.6
Non Family3,2761.2158.9
Female1,1873.2548.3
Male4552.7145.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Benicia Ca Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3541.73%
9th to 12th Grade3641.78%
High School Graduate3,58017.49%
Some College5,05024.67%
Associates Degree2,23010.90%
Bachelors Degree5,71327.91%
Graduate Degree3,17615.52%

Benicia Ca Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White13,90713,5986,182
Asian2,5142,3901,308
Hispanic2,2032,074705
Black1,090992367
Multiple Races987904388
Other Race518477214
Native American3737
Islander353511

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 52.03%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,665$71,999$51,557
Less Than High School$46,250$51,736$45,093
High School Grad$45,151$52,813$32,042
Some College$52,570$67,950$35,970
Bachelors Degree$71,955$84,652$63,615
Graduate Degree$91,524$106,866$77,763

$61,665

Average Earnings

$71,999

Average Male

$51,557

Average Female

Benicia Ca Language

Benicia Ca Language by Age

Benicia Ca Language

84.23% of Benicia Ca residents speak only English, while 15.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.18% of the population.

Benicia Ca Poverty

Benicia Ca Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,8169255.19%
Black1,64235321.50%
Asian3,2473209.86%
Hispanic3,7272466.60%
Other7297910.84%
Multiple2,096683.24%
Islander481327.08%

6.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.31%

Male Poverty Rate

7.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Benicia Ca

The race most likely to be in poverty in Benicia Ca is Islander, with 27.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Benicia Ca is Multiple, with 3.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.06%
High School12.32%
Some College6.00%
Bachelors or Greater2.71%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed40.71%
Male Unemployed18.69%
Female Employed3.52%
Male Employed2.64%

Benicia Ca Income

Benicia Ca Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$99,018$126,644
Families$121,704$141,726
Married Families$141,822-
Non Families$56,927$83,203

Benicia Ca Marital Status

Benicia Ca Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Benicia Ca Married by Age and Sex

Benicia Ca 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 55-64.

Benicia Ca Marital Status by Race

Benicia Ca Veterans

1,902

Number of Veterans

1,762

Male Veterans

140

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam947
First Gulf War336
Second Gulf War213
Korea163
World War II39
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6289.84%
Asian1324.84%
Hispanic1284.77%
Black937.75%
2 or More493.96%

$Benicia Ca Veterans by Education

1.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Benicia Ca Employment Status

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Benicia Ca Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

62.25%

Born in California

87.50%

Native Born

12.50%

Foreign Born

3.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.50% of Benicia Ca residents were born in the United States, with 62.25% having been born in California. 3.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028,5561250.44%
201928,4311250.44%
201828,306600.21%
201728,2461250.44%
201628,1211080.39%
201528,0132120.76%
201427,8012520.91%
201327,5492030.74%
201227,3461960.72%
201127,1501270.47%
201027,0231580.06%
200026,8652,4280.95%
199024,4379,0614.74%
198015,3768,0277.66%
19707,3491,2791.93%
19606,070-1,214-1.81%
19507,2844,86511.65%
19402,419-494-1.84%
19302,9132200.79%
19202,6933331.33%
19102,360-391-1.52%
19002,7513901.54%
18902,3615672.78%
18801,7941380.80%
18701,6561861.20%
18601,47099011.84%
18504800.00%