Buellton, California Population 2022

5,227
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Buellton is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. With a 2020 population of 5,227, it is the 632nd largest city in California and the 6404th largest city in the United States. Buellton is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,161 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Buellton has a population density of 3,304 people per square mile.

The average household income in Buellton is $100,504 with a poverty rate of 1.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,778 per month, and the median house value is $580,100. The median age in Buellton is 44.8 years, 44.5 years for males, and 45.3 years for females.

Buellton Demographics

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

  • White: 85.97%
  • Other race: 7.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Buellton, California is 5,227 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,161.

Buellton, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,53685.97%
Black or African American691.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.27%
Asian821.55%
Some Other Race3987.54%
Two or More Races1773.35%
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Buellton Population by Race

Buellton Population Pyramid 2022

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Buellton Median Age

40.8


Total

40.7


Male

41.3


Female

Buellton Adults

There are 4,050 adults, (908 of whom are seniors) in Buellton.

Buellton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Buellton Sex Ratio

Female

2,666

50.53%

Male

2,610

49.47%

Buellton Population by Age

Buellton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Buellton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
Non Family75%25%
All65.5%34.5%
Male32.3%67.7%
Female20.6%79.4%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Buellton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0492.5765.5
Married1,090375.5
Male1332.9632.3
Female2623.1920.6
Non Family5641.3875

3.03

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Buellton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2396.02%
9th to 12th Grade892.24%
High School Graduate44711.25%
Some College1,11027.95%
Associates Degree41410.42%
Bachelors Degree1,02025.68%
Graduate Degree65316.44%
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Buellton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buellton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American141414
Black696948
Asian828255
White2,8602,7971,276
Other Race26822895
2+ Races15115146
Hispanic887622242

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Buellton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,843$52,415$41,340
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$47,716$
Some College$50,045$50,537$
Bachelors Degree$43,935$103,235$41,348
Graduate Degree$79,534$84,441$72,443

$50,843

Average Earnings

$52,415

Average Male

$41,340

Average Female

Buellton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buellton Language by Age

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Buellton Language

74.57% of Buellton residents speak only English, while 25.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.28% of the population.

Buellton Language

Buellton Poverty by Race

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1.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.13%

Male Poverty Rate

0.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buellton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buellton is White, with 2.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buellton is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.18%.

Buellton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.27%
High School3.80%
Some College1.12%
Bachelors or Greater2.81%

Buellton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Buellton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buellton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$105,694$111,038
Families$120,629$131,051
Married Families$126,649-
Non Families$45,781$58,345
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Income by Household Type

Buellton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Buellton Married by Age and Sex

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Buellton 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.

Buellton Marital Status by Race

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Buellton Marital Status

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242

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War37
Vietnam70
Korea49
World War II

Buellton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5437
55 to 6426
65 to 7469
75+110

Buellton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2427.03%
Hispanic141.54%

Buellton Veterans by Race

Buellton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buellton Veterans by Education

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73.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.1%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Buellton Employment by Age

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Buellton Employment by Race

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Buellton 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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59.78%

Born in Buellton

83.98%

Native Born

16.02%

Foreign Born

8.43%

Non Citizen

7.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.98% of Buellton residents were born in the United States, with 59.78% having been born in California. 8.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Buellton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19701,4020.00%
19802,3649625.36%
19903,5061,1424.02%
20003,8283220.88%
20104,8281,0002.35%
20114,861330.68%
20124,894330.68%
20134,927330.67%
20144,960330.67%
20154,993330.67%
20165,026330.66%
20175,059330.66%
20185,092330.65%
20195,125330.65%
20205,161360.70%
20215,194330.64%
20225,227330.64%

Buellton Population by Year