Buellton, California Population 2024

4,996

Buellton is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. Buellton has a 2024 population of 4,996. Buellton is currently declining at a rate of -1.09% annually and its population has decreased by -3.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,168 in 2020.

The average household income in Buellton is $126,107 with a poverty rate of 2.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Buellton is 37.9 years, 39.3 years for males, and 37.3 years for females.

Buellton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.12%
  • Other race: 7.22%
  • Two or more races: 4.25%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,157.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.33% (-172)
The current population of Buellton, California is 4,996 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,168.

Buellton, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,43686.12%
Other race3727.22%
Two or more races2194.25%
Asian691.34%
Native American290.56%
Black or African American130.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander130.25%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Buellton Population by Race

Buellton Population Pyramid 2024

Buellton Median Age

37.9

Total

39.3

Male

37.3

Female

Buellton Adults

There are 3,954 adults, (684 of whom are seniors) in Buellton.

Buellton Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Buellton Sex Ratio

Female2,76453.66%
Male2,38746.34%

Buellton Population by Age

Buellton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9292.676436
Married1,1342.9273.626.4
Non Family3551.1269.330.7
Female3373.4730.669.4
Male1032.6949.550.5
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2.99

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Buellton 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

Buellton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Buellton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 92.06%.

Buellton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,919

Average Earnings

$68,407

Average Male

$46,855

Average Female

Buellton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Buellton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Buellton Language

79.43% of Buellton residents speak only English, while 20.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.8% of the population.

Buellton Language

Buellton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,822822.15%
Hispanic1,169221.88%
Multiple219135.94%
Native29931.03%
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2.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.93%

Male Poverty Rate

2.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Buellton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Buellton is Native, with 31.03% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Buellton is Hispanic, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.26%.

Buellton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School3.92%
Less Than 9th Grade2.9%
Some College2.86%
Bachelors or Greater0.69%
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Buellton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Male Employed0.96%
Female Employed0.89%
Female Unemployed
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Buellton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Buellton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Buellton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Buellton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Buellton 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 35-44.

Buellton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Buellton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

174

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Buellton Veterans by War

count

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Buellton Veterans by Age

count

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Buellton Veterans by Race

Buellton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

59.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Buellton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77%

Labor Force Participation

74.5%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Buellton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Buellton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Buellton 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

60.43%

Born in Buellton

85.44%

Native Born

14.56%

Foreign Born

7.82%

Non Citizen

6.74%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.44% of Buellton residents were born in the United States, with 60.43% having been born in California. 7.82% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,721-55-1.15%
20284,776-55-1.14%
20274,831-55-1.13%
20264,886-55-1.11%
20254,941-55-1.1%
20244,996-55-1.09%
20235,051-55-1.08%
20225,106-55-1.07%
20215,161-7-0.14%
20205,168-231-4.28%
20195,399711.33%
20185,3281202.3%
20175,2081382.72%
20165,070821.64%
20154,988180.36%
20144,970300.61%
20134,940390.8%
20124,901260.53%
20114,875170.35%
20104,8581,03026.91%
20003,8283229.18%
19903,5061,14248.31%
19802,36496268.62%
19701,402
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Buellton Population by Year