Cayucos, California Population 2022

2,487
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Cayucos is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 2,487, it is the 820th largest city in California and the 9781st largest city in the United States. Cayucos is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -0.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,505 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, Cayucos has a population density of 802 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cayucos is $80,989 with a poverty rate of 17.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,327 per month, and the median house value is $796,600. The median age in Cayucos is 58.7 years, 58.9 years for males, and 58.2 years for females.

Cayucos Demographics

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

  • White: 93.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Asian: 2.51%
  • Other race: 1.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cayucos, California is 2,487 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,505.

Cayucos, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,08093.36%
Asian562.51%
Some Other Race271.21%
Two or More Races652.92%
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Cayucos Population by Race

Cayucos Population Pyramid 2022

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Cayucos Median Age

60.2


Total

61.2


Male

58.2


Female

Cayucos Adults

There are 2,052 adults, (844 of whom are seniors) in Cayucos.

Cayucos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

69.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Cayucos Sex Ratio

Female

1,104

49.55%

Male

1,124

50.45%

Cayucos Population by Age

Cayucos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cayucos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All59.1%40.9%
Non Family41.6%58.4%
Female36.8%63.2%
Male26.7%73.3%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cayucos Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1611.9259.1
Married6032.3276.6
Male302.4726.7
Female762.1136.8
Non Family4521.3241.6

2.27

Average Family Size

1.92

Average Household Size

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Cayucos Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade231.22%
High School Graduate32016.99%
Some College46624.73%
Associates Degree35718.95%
Bachelors Degree42422.51%
Graduate Degree29415.61%
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Cayucos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cayucos Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6291,613665
Asian545418
Hispanic17417435
2+ Races3030
Other Race2720

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 white people with a rate of 40.82%.

Cayucos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,224$54,167$45,972
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,292$$40,893
Some College$52,917$51,061$60,617
Bachelors Degree$60,125$$
Graduate Degree$$108,750$

$50,224

Average Earnings

$54,167

Average Male

$45,972

Average Female

Cayucos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cayucos Language by Age

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Cayucos Language

92.66% of Cayucos residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.38% of the population.

Cayucos Language

Cayucos Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,87436419.42%
Asian5623.57%
Other7NaN%
Hispanic2362611.02%

17.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.99%

Male Poverty Rate

18.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cayucos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cayucos is White, with 19.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cayucos is Hispanic, with 11.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.50%.

Cayucos Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.43%
High School38.13%
Some College8.99%
Bachelors or Greater8.22%

Cayucos Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.42%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cayucos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cayucos Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,602$85,946
Families$85,580$103,685
Married Families$96,688-
Non Families$55,326$57,745
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Income by Household Type

Cayucos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cayucos Married by Age and Sex

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Cayucos Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Cayucos Marital Status by Race

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Cayucos Marital Status

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213

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War22
Vietnam74
Korea66
World War II37

Cayucos Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5422
55 to 64
65 to 7440
75+151

Cayucos Veterans by Age

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Cayucos Veterans by Race

Cayucos Veterans by Education

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15.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cayucos Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Cayucos Employment by Age

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Cayucos Employment by Race

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Cayucos 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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63.64%

Born in Cayucos

95.02%

Native Born

4.98%

Foreign Born

2.02%

Non Citizen

2.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.02% of Cayucos residents were born in the United States, with 63.64% having been born in California. 2.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Cayucos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,5920.00%
20112,583-9-0.35%
20122,574-9-0.35%
20132,565-9-0.35%
20142,556-9-0.35%
20152,547-9-0.35%
20162,538-9-0.35%
20172,529-9-0.35%
20182,520-9-0.36%
20192,511-9-0.36%
20202,505-6-0.24%
20212,496-9-0.36%
20222,487-9-0.36%

Cayucos Population by Year