Eastern Goleta Valley, California Population 2024

29,303

Eastern Goleta Valley is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. Eastern Goleta Valley has a 2024 population of 29,303. Eastern Goleta Valley is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -1.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,823 in 2020.

The average household income in Eastern Goleta Valley is $186,385 with a poverty rate of 6.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Eastern Goleta Valley is 43.6 years, 40.8 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Eastern Goleta Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Eastern Goleta Valley was:

  • White: 71.8%
  • Other race: 10.9%
  • Two or more races: 10.34%
  • Asian: 4.53%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
Land Area (mi²)
16.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,766.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.74% (-520)
The current population of Eastern Goleta Valley, California is 29,303 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 29,823.

Eastern Goleta Valley, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21,22771.8%
Other race3,22310.9%
Two or more races3,05810.34%
Asian1,3404.53%
Native American3751.27%
Black or African American3351.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.02%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eastern Goleta Valley Population by Race

Eastern Goleta Valley Population Pyramid 2024

Eastern Goleta Valley Median Age

43.6

Total

40.8

Male

46.9

Female

Eastern Goleta Valley Adults

There are 23,563 adults, (6,598 of whom are seniors) in Eastern Goleta Valley.

Eastern Goleta Valley Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Eastern Goleta Valley Sex Ratio

Female14,52049.12%
Male15,04350.88%

Eastern Goleta Valley Population by Age

Eastern Goleta Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,3092.7572.527.5
Married6,0913.2480.219.8
Non Family3,0391.5159.840.2
Female8643.460.639.4
Male3153.6179.420.6

3.16

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

72.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eastern Goleta Valley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6002.86%
9th to 12th Grade7563.61%
High School Graduate2,97814.2%
Some College4,26120.32%
Associates Degree1,5367.33%
Bachelors Degree6,20629.6%
Graduate Degree4,63122.09%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eastern Goleta Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eastern Goleta Valley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White14,36914,0618,687
Hispanic4,8223,8451,091
Other Race2,1171,710390
2+ Races1,6951,407694
Asian1,030996707
Black24921838
Native American23319448
Islander550

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.64%.

Eastern Goleta Valley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$63,117$73,756$52,313
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$24,861$25,417
High School Graduate$41,936$48,652$33,073
Some College$53,193$59,026$43,025
Bachelors Degree$85,000$104,335$63,984
Graduate Degree$98,856$128,269$80,530

$63,117

Average Earnings

$73,756

Average Male

$52,313

Average Female

Eastern Goleta Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eastern Goleta Valley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eastern Goleta Valley Language

75.87% of Eastern Goleta Valley residents speak only English, while 24.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.55% of the population.

Eastern Goleta Valley Language

Eastern Goleta Valley Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White18,4671,1256.09%
Hispanic7,5885877.74%
Asian1,32218814.22%
Other2,9161876.41%
Native3755815.47%
Multiple2,985421.41%
Black2373715.61%

6.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.12%

Male Poverty Rate

6.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eastern Goleta Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eastern Goleta Valley is Black, with 15.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eastern Goleta Valley is Multiple, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.05%.

Eastern Goleta Valley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.58%
High School12.33%
Some College7.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%

Eastern Goleta Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed20.23%
Male Unemployed6.1%
Male Employed2.57%
Female Employed2.42%

Eastern Goleta Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eastern Goleta Valley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$133,263$186,385
Families$155,577$212,263
Married Families$167,101$-999,999,999
Non Families$74,846$112,132

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eastern Goleta Valley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Eastern Goleta Valley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eastern Goleta Valley 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 35-44.

Eastern Goleta Valley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eastern Goleta Valley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,250

Number of Veterans

1,164

Male Veterans

86

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam562
Korea244
Second Gulf War177
First Gulf War144
World War II44

Eastern Goleta Valley Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+556
65 to 74347
55 to 64165
35 to 54113
18 to 3469

Eastern Goleta Valley Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,0866.32%
Hispanic921.61%
Other Race752.91%
2+ Races371.88%
Asian322.7%
Native American206.56%

Eastern Goleta Valley Veterans by Race

Eastern Goleta Valley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eastern Goleta Valley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Eastern Goleta Valley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eastern Goleta Valley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eastern Goleta Valley 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

57.17%

Born in Eastern Goleta Valley

84.49%

Native Born

15.51%

Foreign Born

6.21%

Non Citizen

9.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.49% of Eastern Goleta Valley residents were born in the United States, with 57.17% having been born in California. 6.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eastern Goleta Valley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202429,303-130-0.44%
202329,433-130-0.44%
202229,563-420-1.4%
202129,9831600.54%
202029,82300%

Eastern Goleta Valley Population by Year