Davis, California Population 2021

69,799
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Davis is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 69,799, it is the 127th largest city in California and the 536th largest city in the United States. Davis is currently growing at a rate of 0.28% annually and its population has increased by 6.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 65,622 in 2010. Davis reached it's highest population of 69,799 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Davis has a population density of 7,060 people per square mile.

The average household income in Davis is $106,058 with a poverty rate of 29.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,567 per month, and the median house value is $652,300. The median age in Davis is 25.5 years, 25.6 years for males, and 25.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Davis Demographics

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

  • White: 64.61%
  • Asian: 22.92%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
The current population of Davis, California is 69,799, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 69,220.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 65,622.

Davis, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44,28964.61%
Asian15,71322.92%
Two or More Races4,3966.41%
Some Other Race2,1563.15%
Black or African American1,4922.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native2820.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2150.31%
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Davis Population by Race

Davis Population Pyramid 2021

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Davis Median Age

25.5


Total

25.6


Male

25.5


Female

Davis Adults

There are 58,309 adults, (7,745 of whom are seniors) in Davis.

Davis Age Dependency

35.6

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Davis Sex Ratio

Female

35,980

52.49%

Male

32,563

47.51%

Davis Population by Age

Davis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Davis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All43.2%56.8%
Female37.3%62.7%
Male36.5%63.5%
Non Family20.4%79.6%

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Davis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,6302.743.2
Non Family12,2932.3720.4
Married9,9013.0572.9
Female1,8383.0237.3
Male5982.8836.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Davis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4091.17%
9th to 12th Grade5221.49%
High School Graduate2,2086.30%
Some College4,27312.20%
Associates Degree1,7505.00%
Bachelors Degree11,07331.61%
Graduate Degree14,79942.24%
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Davis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Davis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White23,09022,84317,752
Asian6,2476,0694,918
Hispanic3,5063,1131,947
Multiple Races1,3071,240924
Black770736299
Other Race700628315
Native American23119866
Islander11511563

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.73%.

Davis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,035$65,637$48,252
Less Than High School$20,750$30,602$18,200
High School Grad$37,173$39,125$35,740
Some College$36,438$42,083$26,467
Bachelors Degree$46,386$54,828$42,241
Graduate Degree$82,346$99,982$69,693

$54,035

Average Earnings

$65,637

Average Male

$48,252

Average Female

Davis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Davis Language by Age

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Davis Language

72.28% of Davis residents speak only English, while 27.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.04% of the population.

Davis Language

Davis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37,4747,65920.44%
Asian14,8847,01547.13%
Hispanic9,0213,74341.49%
Multiple4,3291,00123.12%
Other2,03892345.29%
Black1,43463944.56%
Native28214350.71%
Islander215156.98%

29.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.82%

Male Poverty Rate

31.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Davis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Davis is Native, with 50.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Davis is Islander, with 6.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.43%.

Davis Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.90%
High School27.65%
Some College20.30%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%

Davis Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.20%
Male Unemployed51.35%
Female Employed25.59%
Male Employed14.88%

Davis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Davis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,379$106,058
Families$129,517$156,640
Married Families$150,181$176,719
Non Families$35,644$52,956
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Income by Household Type

Davis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Davis Married by Age and Sex

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Davis 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.

Davis Marital Status by Race

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Davis Marital Status

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1,891

Number of Veterans

1,723

Male Veterans

168

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam484
Second Gulf War483
First Gulf War378
Korea215
World War II111

Davis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+570
35 to 54413
65 to 74406
18 to 34316
55 to 64186

Davis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5164.01%
Hispanic1892.50%
Asian1781.26%
2 or More1064.01%
Black685.29%
Other150.78%
Indian83.24%

Davis Veterans by Race

Davis Veterans by Education

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5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Davis Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Davis Employment by Age

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Davis Employment by Race

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Davis 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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55.44%

Born in California

78.96%

Native Born

21.04%

Foreign Born

12.60%

Non Citizen

8.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.96% of Davis residents were born in the United States, with 55.44% having been born in California. 12.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Davis Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202169,7991930.28%
202069,6061930.28%
201969,4131930.28%
201869,2204180.61%
201768,8027741.14%
201668,0286610.98%
201567,3678221.24%
201466,5453320.50%
201366,2134320.66%
201265,7811240.19%
201165,657730.11%
201065,5845,2760.84%
200060,30814,0992.70%
199046,2099,5692.35%
198036,64013,1524.55%
197023,48814,57810.18%
19608,9105,3569.63%
19503,5541,8547.65%
19401,7004573.18%
19301,2433042.84%
19209390.00%

Davis Population by Year