El Sobrante, California Population 2022

16,096
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El Sobrante is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 16,096, it is the 389th largest city in California and the 2795th largest city in the United States. El Sobrante is currently growing at a rate of 1.81% annually and its population has increased by 3.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,524 in 2020. Spanning over 3 miles, El Sobrante has a population density of 5,822 people per square mile.

The average household income in El Sobrante is $107,798 with a poverty rate of 6.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,780 per month, and the median house value is $550,600. The median age in El Sobrante is 40.6 years, 40.1 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.

El Sobrante Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of El Sobrantewas:

  • White: 52.34%
  • Asian: 17.56%
  • Two or more races: 11.06%
  • Black or African American: 10.41%
  • Other race: 7.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.23%
The current population of El Sobrante, California is 16,096 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,524.

El Sobrante, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,73652.34%
Black or African American1,53810.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.23%
Asian2,59517.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1561.06%
Some Other Race1,0857.34%
Two or More Races1,63511.06%
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El Sobrante Population by Race

El Sobrante Population Pyramid 2022

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El Sobrante Median Age

41.4


Total

39.9


Male

43.1


Female

El Sobrante Adults

There are 11,992 adults, (2,486 of whom are seniors) in El Sobrante.

El Sobrante Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Child Dependency Ratio

El Sobrante Sex Ratio

Female

7,475

50.58%

Male

7,304

49.42%

El Sobrante Population by Age

El Sobrante Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Sobrante Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All67.3%32.7%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
Female48.4%51.6%
Male43.3%56.7%

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Sobrante Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,1622.8567.3
Married2,7343.475.2
Male3193.5543.3
Female6923.1848.4
Non Family1,4171.4866.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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El Sobrante Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6295.68%
9th to 12th Grade4824.35%
High School Graduate1,99918.05%
Some College2,93926.54%
Associates Degree8607.77%
Bachelors Degree2,89526.14%
Graduate Degree1,27011.47%
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El Sobrante Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Sobrante Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American222217
Asian1,8971,7631,029
Black1,2321,183520
White4,6244,4351,821
Hispanic2,9772,284731
Other Race730506162
2+ Races810748164
Islander11771

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 77.27%.

El Sobrante Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,875$54,987$45,649
Less Than 9th Grade$25,625$35,714$15,119
High School Graduate$39,394$44,504$27,875
Some College$50,556$53,298$48,506
Bachelors Degree$59,475$81,771$46,076
Graduate Degree$77,204$77,434$74,801

$50,875

Average Earnings

$54,987

Average Male

$45,649

Average Female

El Sobrante Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Sobrante Language by Age

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El Sobrante Language

62.51% of El Sobrante residents speak only English, while 37.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.20% of the population.

El Sobrante Language

El Sobrante Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander1564629.49%
Black1,53818612.09%
White5,5003816.93%
Hispanic4,4161794.05%
Asian2,595923.55%
Other4NaN%
Multiple1,635462.81%

6.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.42%

Male Poverty Rate

6.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Sobrante

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Sobrante is Islander, with 29.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Sobrante is Multiple, with 2.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.34%.

El Sobrante Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.48%
High School4.40%
Some College6.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%

El Sobrante Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.62%
Male Unemployed6.67%
Female Employed3.03%
Female Unemployed22.88%

El Sobrante Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Sobrante Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,548$119,938
Families$104,260$123,413
Married Families$111,992-
Non Families$67,431$95,971
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Income by Household Type

El Sobrante Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

El Sobrante Married by Age and Sex

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El Sobrante 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.

El Sobrante Marital Status by Race

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El Sobrante Marital Status

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613

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War75
First Gulf War171
Vietnam216
Korea14
World War II31

El Sobrante Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3411
35 to 54184
55 to 64105
65 to 74169
75+144

El Sobrante Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5117.60%
Black937.02%
2+ Races91.03%
Hispanic1374.33%

El Sobrante Veterans by Race

El Sobrante Veterans by Education

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0.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Sobrante Veterans by Education

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68%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

El Sobrante Employment by Age

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El Sobrante Employment by Race

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El Sobrante 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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54.32%

Born in El Sobrante

74.33%

Native Born

25.67%

Foreign Born

13.18%

Non Citizen

12.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.33% of El Sobrante residents were born in the United States, with 54.32% having been born in California. 13.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Sobrante Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201012,6690.00%
201112,9552862.26%
201213,2412862.21%
201313,5272862.16%
201413,8132862.11%
201514,0992862.07%
201614,3852862.03%
201714,6712861.99%
201814,9572861.95%
201915,2432861.91%
202015,5242811.84%
202115,8102861.84%
202216,0962861.81%

El Sobrante Population by Year