Carpinteria, California Population 2021

13,283
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Carpinteria is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 13,283, it is the 341st largest city in California and the 2520th largest city in the United States. Carpinteria is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually but its population has increased by 1.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,040 in 2010. Carpinteria reached it's highest population of 14,194 in 2000. Spanning over 9 miles, Carpinteria has a population density of 5,133 people per square mile.

The average household income in Carpinteria is $111,894 with a poverty rate of 7.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,940 per month, and the median house value is $705,300. The median age in Carpinteria is 42.9 years, 40.5 years for males, and 45.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.1 males.

Carpinteria Demographics

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

  • White: 75.18%
  • Other race: 17.60%
  • Two or more races: 4.13%
  • Asian: 2.40%
  • Black or African American: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Carpinteria, California is 13,283, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,436.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,040.

Carpinteria, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,15375.18%
Some Other Race2,37717.60%
Two or More Races5584.13%
Asian3242.40%
Black or African American630.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.22%
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Carpinteria Population by Race

Carpinteria Population Pyramid 2021

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Carpinteria Median Age

42.9


Total

40.5


Male

45.9


Female

Carpinteria Adults

There are 10,875 adults, (2,597 of whom are seniors) in Carpinteria.

Carpinteria Age Dependency

63.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carpinteria Sex Ratio

Female

6,617

49.00%

Male

6,888

51.00%

Carpinteria Population by Age

Carpinteria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carpinteria Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.6%37.4%
All54.5%45.5%
Male50.7%49.3%
Female49.6%50.4%
Non Family44.4%55.6%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carpinteria Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0892.6554.5
Married2,6623.4162.6
Non Family1,8531.2744.4
Female3693.4149.6
Male2053.8150.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Carpinteria Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9569.96%
9th to 12th Grade6686.96%
High School Graduate1,65217.21%
Some College2,39424.94%
Associates Degree7057.35%
Bachelors Degree2,02821.13%
Graduate Degree1,19512.45%
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Carpinteria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carpinteria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,4095,2992,550
Hispanic3,7152,228414
Other Race1,504895143
Asian280280133
Multiple Races252185130
Black63364
Native American303

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 51.59%.

Carpinteria Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,877$41,739$35,139
Less Than High School$26,359$30,942$18,653
High School Grad$29,708$40,666$25,329
Some College$41,528$44,083$39,303
Bachelors Degree$58,209$60,083$51,500
Graduate Degree$54,688$86,250$51,116

$38,877

Average Earnings

$41,739

Average Male

$35,139

Average Female

Carpinteria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carpinteria Language by Age

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Carpinteria Language

59.82% of Carpinteria residents speak only English, while 40.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.68% of the population.

Carpinteria Language

Carpinteria Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,0995609.18%
White6,6543835.76%
Other2,3371175.01%
Asian324268.02%
Black632539.68%
Multiple558101.79%
Native30310.00%

7.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

8.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carpinteria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carpinteria is Black, with 39.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carpinteria is Multiple, with 1.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.87%.

Carpinteria Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.67%
Some College7.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%
High School3.63%

Carpinteria Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed26.97%
Male Unemployed16.95%
Female Employed4.88%
Male Employed4.28%

Carpinteria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carpinteria Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,521$111,894
Families$89,250$129,966
Married Families$97,174-
Non Families$50,078$72,376
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Income by Household Type

Carpinteria Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carpinteria Married by Age and Sex

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Carpinteria 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 45-54.

Carpinteria Marital Status by Race

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Carpinteria Marital Status

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725

Number of Veterans

641

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam260
Korea101
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War65
World War II54

Carpinteria Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+264
65 to 74161
55 to 64157
35 to 5477
18 to 3466

Carpinteria Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6748.14%
Hispanic721.66%
Asian299.97%
2 or More143.87%
Other40.22%
Black46.35%

Carpinteria Veterans by Race

Carpinteria Veterans by Education

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1.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carpinteria Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Carpinteria Employment by Age

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Carpinteria Employment by Race

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Carpinteria 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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57.17%

Born in California

75.71%

Native Born

24.29%

Foreign Born

15.95%

Non Citizen

8.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.71% of Carpinteria residents were born in the United States, with 57.17% having been born in California. 15.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carpinteria Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,283-51-0.38%
202013,334-51-0.38%
201913,385-51-0.38%
201813,436-104-0.77%
201713,540-58-0.43%
201613,598-7-0.05%
201513,605400.29%
201413,5651050.78%
201313,4603162.40%
201213,1441230.94%
201113,02180.06%
201013,013-1,181-0.86%
200014,1944470.32%
199013,7472,9122.41%
198010,8353,8534.49%
19706,9821,9843.40%
19604,9982,1345.73%
19502,8640.00%

Carpinteria Population by Year