Castroville, California Population 2024

6,530

Castroville is a city located in Monterey County California. Castroville has a 2024 population of 6,530. Castroville is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually but its population has increased by 3.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,332 in 2020.

The average household income in Castroville is $82,973 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median age in Castroville is 30 years: 30.3 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.

Castroville Demographics

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

  • Other race: 63.35%
  • White: 20.29%
  • Two or more races: 12.39%
  • Asian: 3.05%
  • Black or African American: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,392.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.13% (198)
The current population of Castroville, California is 6,530 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,332.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race4,19463.35%
White1,34320.29%
Two or more races82012.39%
Asian2023.05%
Black or African American610.92%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Other race

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Castroville Population by Race

Castroville Population Pyramid 2024

Castroville Median Age

30

Total

30.3

Male

29.1

Female

Castroville Adults

There are 4,350 adults, (694 of whom are seniors) in Castroville.

Castroville Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Castroville Sex Ratio

Female3,21548.56%
Male3,40551.44%

Castroville Population by Age

Castroville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4744.4741.958.1
Married8514.6756.243.8
Female3535.4120.779.3
Non Family1581.5416.583.5
Male1124.2136.663.4

4.55

Average Family Size

4.47

Average Household Size

41.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Castroville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2696.97%
Associates Degree1503.89%
Bachelors Degree1694.38%
Graduate Degree280.73%
High School Graduate98225.45%
Less Than 9th Grade1,54840.11%
Some College71318.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Castroville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Castroville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic3,0841,39392
Other Race2,30897049
2+ Races42836919
White37728830
Asian20216552
Black393923

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 58.97%.

Castroville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,122$0$46,531
Graduate Degree$91,458$0$0
High School Graduate$31,166$38,304$29,597
Less Than 9th Grade$26,581$37,981$17,299
Overall$30,216$36,125$27,407
Some College$0$0$52,589

$30,216

Average Earnings

$36,125

Average Male

$27,407

Average Female

Castroville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Castroville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Castroville Language

22.64% of Castroville residents speak only English, while 77.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 75.36% of the population.

Castroville Language

Castroville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6971,00917.71%
Other4,19479218.88%
Multiple8209311.34%
White4228419.91%
Asian20241.98%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.09%

Male Poverty Rate

17.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Castroville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Castroville is White, with 19.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Castroville is Asian, with 1.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.76%.

Castroville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College31.4%
Bachelors or Greater12.69%
Less Than 9th Grade11.12%
High School9.78%

Castroville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Unemployed17.5%
Male Employed8.91%
Female Employed4.3%

Castroville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Castroville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$73,750$80,559
Households$74,592$82,973
Married Families$96,908$-999,999,999
Non Families$52,885$42,097

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Castroville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Castroville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Castroville 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 55-64.

Castroville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Castroville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

87

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Castroville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7459
18 to 3424
55 to 644
35 to 540
75+0

Castroville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races5910.65%
Asian2411.88%
White20.2%
Other Race20.08%
Hispanic20.06%

Castroville Veterans by Race

Castroville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Castroville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Castroville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Castroville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Castroville 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

58.41%

Born in Castroville

62.69%

Native Born

37.31%

Foreign Born

29.79%

Non Citizen

7.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

62.69% of Castroville residents were born in the United States, with 58.41% having been born in California. 29.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Castroville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20246,530-45-0.68%
20236,575-45-0.68%
20226,620-45-0.68%
20216,6653335.26%
20206,332-189-2.9%
20196,521-165-2.47%
20186,686-3-0.04%
20176,689-289-4.14%
20166,9782714.04%
20156,7074817.73%
20146,2262594.34%
20135,967-136-2.23%
20126,1032945.06%
20115,809-672-10.37%
20106,48100%

Castroville Population by Year