Carpinteria, California Population 2024

12,620

Carpinteria is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. Carpinteria has a 2024 population of 12,620. Carpinteria is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,239 in 2020.

The average household income in Carpinteria is $135,993 with a poverty rate of 5.4%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Carpinteria is 43.4 years, 42.2 years for males, and 46.1 years for females.

Carpinteria Demographics

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

  • White: 63.34%
  • Other race: 21.2%
  • Two or more races: 12.23%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Black or African American: 0.86%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,876.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.68% (-619)
The current population of Carpinteria, California is 12,620 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 13,239.

Carpinteria, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,35363.34%
Other race2,79621.2%
Two or more races1,61312.23%
Asian3112.36%
Black or African American1140.86%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carpinteria Population by Race

Carpinteria Population Pyramid 2024

Carpinteria Median Age

43.4

Total

42.2

Male

46.1

Female

Carpinteria Adults

There are 10,576 adults, (2,847 of whom are seniors) in Carpinteria.

Carpinteria Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Carpinteria Sex Ratio

Female6,50649.34%
Male6,68150.66%

Carpinteria Population by Age

Carpinteria Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0792.5957.942.1
Married2,6113.4864.535.5
Non Family1,9241.252.447.6
Female3443.2143.356.7
Male2003.184951
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3.24

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carpinteria 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

Carpinteria Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carpinteria Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 76.79%.

Carpinteria Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$50,804

Average Earnings

$58,825

Average Male

$42,935

Average Female

Carpinteria Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carpinteria Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carpinteria Language

65.34% of Carpinteria residents speak only English, while 34.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.51% of the population.

Carpinteria Language

Carpinteria Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,6363865.82%
Hispanic5,5503075.53%
Other2,6891234.57%
Multiple1,597462.88%
Black114119.65%
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5.4%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.71%

Male Poverty Rate

6.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carpinteria

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carpinteria is Black, with 9.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carpinteria is Multiple, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.27%.

Carpinteria Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College8.15%
Less Than 9th Grade7.73%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%
High School1.46%
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Carpinteria Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed8.21%
Male Employed4.27%
Female Unemployed4.21%
Female Employed2.37%
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Carpinteria Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carpinteria Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carpinteria Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Carpinteria Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Carpinteria Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carpinteria Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

636

Number of Veterans

613

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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Carpinteria Veterans by War

count

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Carpinteria Veterans by Age

count

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Carpinteria Veterans by Race

Carpinteria Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.9%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carpinteria Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.2%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Carpinteria Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carpinteria Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carpinteria 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

56.13%

Born in Carpinteria

77.8%

Native Born

22.2%

Foreign Born

14.58%

Non Citizen

7.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.8% of Carpinteria residents were born in the United States, with 56.13% having been born in California. 14.58% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,795-165-1.38%
202811,960-165-1.36%
202712,125-165-1.34%
202612,290-165-1.32%
202512,455-165-1.31%
202412,620-165-1.29%
202312,785-165-1.27%
202212,950-165-1.26%
202113,115-124-0.94%
202013,239-91-0.68%
201913,330-119-0.88%
201813,449-120-0.88%
201713,569-83-0.61%
201613,652250.18%
201513,627750.55%
201413,5522161.62%
201313,3362361.8%
201213,100870.67%
201113,013170.13%
201012,996-1,198-8.44%
200014,1944473.25%
199013,7472,91226.88%
198010,8353,85355.18%
19706,9821,98439.7%
19604,9982,13474.51%
19502,864
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Carpinteria Population by Year