Emeryville, California Population 2021

12,040
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Emeryville is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 12,040, it is the 356th largest city in California and the 2719th largest city in the United States. Emeryville is currently declining at a rate of -0.19% annually but its population has increased by 19.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,080 in 2010. Emeryville reached it's highest population of 12,109 in 2018. Spanning over 2 miles, Emeryville has a population density of 9,484 people per square mile.

The average household income in Emeryville is $122,299 with a poverty rate of 13.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,380 per month, and the median house value is $489,400. The median age in Emeryville is 35.8 years, 35.2 years for males, and 36.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.5 males.

Emeryville Demographics

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

  • White: 44.63%
  • Asian: 28.77%
  • Black or African American: 15.07%
  • Two or more races: 7.42%
  • Other race: 3.11%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
The current population of Emeryville, California is 12,040, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,109.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,080.

Emeryville, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,31044.63%
Asian3,42328.77%
Black or African American1,79315.07%
Two or More Races8837.42%
Some Other Race3703.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native600.50%
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Emeryville Population by Race

Emeryville Population Pyramid 2021

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Emeryville Median Age

35.8


Total

35.2


Male

36.2


Female

Emeryville Adults

There are 10,915 adults, (1,527 of whom are seniors) in Emeryville.

Emeryville Age Dependency

26.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Emeryville Sex Ratio

Female

6,026

50.64%

Male

5,873

49.36%

Emeryville Population by Age

Emeryville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Emeryville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married45.3%54.7%
All34.2%65.8%
Male33.7%66.3%
Non Family31.1%68.9%
Female22.8%77.2%

34.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emeryville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5681.8134.2
Non Family4,2331.3631.1
Married1,6862.545.3
Female474322.8
Male1752.8633.7

2.56

Average Family Size

1.81

Average Household Size

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Emeryville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1551.54%
9th to 12th Grade1631.62%
High School Graduate8968.90%
Some College1,10610.98%
Associates Degree5555.51%
Bachelors Degree4,28342.52%
Graduate Degree2,91428.93%
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Emeryville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emeryville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,4214,3833,411
Asian2,8702,7452,303
Black1,3671,263503
Hispanic925874637
Multiple Races645612459
Other Race231231160
Islander606013
Native American505022

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 asian people with a rate of 80.24%.

Emeryville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$79,502$88,625$73,003
Less Than High School$40,875$41,875$
High School Grad$42,019$43,548$31,607
Some College$60,807$60,313$60,896
Bachelors Degree$85,702$100,360$73,542
Graduate Degree$98,487$104,836$86,597

$79,502

Average Earnings

$88,625

Average Male

$73,003

Average Female

Emeryville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emeryville Language by Age

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Emeryville Language

67.79% of Emeryville residents speak only English, while 32.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 17.57% of the population.

Emeryville Language

Emeryville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,79360933.97%
White4,7864238.84%
Asian3,42340611.86%
Multiple88314316.19%
Hispanic1,139524.57%
Islander601423.33%
Other370133.51%

13.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.00%

Male Poverty Rate

16.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emeryville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emeryville is Black, with 33.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emeryville is Other, with 3.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.64%.

Emeryville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.45%
High School23.44%
Some College10.72%
Bachelors or Greater7.84%

Emeryville Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.28%
Male Unemployed35.82%
Female Employed4.50%
Male Employed3.04%

Emeryville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emeryville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$102,725$122,299
Families$126,250$152,910
Married Families$163,750-
Non Families$87,750$104,376
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Income by Household Type

Emeryville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Emeryville Married by Age and Sex

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Emeryville 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 35-44.

Emeryville Marital Status by Race

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Emeryville Marital Status

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376

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War107
Vietnam84
First Gulf War62
Korea45
World War II

Emeryville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5498
18 to 3483
75+75
55 to 6464
65 to 7456

Emeryville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2334.59%
Black885.94%
2 or More324.68%
Hispanic302.83%
Indian2346.00%

Emeryville Veterans by Race

Emeryville Veterans by Education

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19.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emeryville Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Emeryville Employment by Age

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Emeryville Employment by Race

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Emeryville 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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37.18%

Born in California

70.04%

Native Born

29.96%

Foreign Born

15.76%

Non Citizen

14.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.04% of Emeryville residents were born in the United States, with 37.18% having been born in California. 15.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Emeryville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,040-23-0.19%
202012,063-23-0.19%
201912,086-23-0.19%
201812,1093583.05%
201711,751-41-0.35%
201611,792270.23%
201511,7654544.01%
201411,3114333.98%
201310,8785205.02%
201210,3581361.33%
201110,222970.96%
201010,1253,2433.94%
20006,8821,1421.83%
19905,7402,0264.45%
19803,7141,0333.31%
19702,681-5-0.02%
19602,686-203-0.73%
19502,8893681.37%
19402,5211850.77%
19302,336-54-0.23%
19202,390-223-0.89%
19102,6131,5979.91%
19001,01678816.12%
18902280.00%

Emeryville Population by Year