Encinitas, California Population 2021

62,627
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Encinitas is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 62,627, it is the 143rd largest city in California and the 609th largest city in the United States. Encinitas is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 5.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 59,518 in 2010. Encinitas reached it's highest population of 62,921 in 2016. Spanning over 20 miles, Encinitas has a population density of 3,287 people per square mile.

The average household income in Encinitas is $163,894 with a poverty rate of 6.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,980 per month, and the median house value is $947,700. The median age in Encinitas is 43.6 years, 42.3 years for males, and 45 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

Encinitas Demographics

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

  • White: 87.59%
  • Two or more races: 4.18%
  • Asian: 4.16%
  • Other race: 2.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
The current population of Encinitas, California is 62,627, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 62,750.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 59,518.

Encinitas, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White54,98687.59%
Two or More Races2,6254.18%
Asian2,6124.16%
Some Other Race1,8462.94%
Black or African American5130.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native1630.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.06%
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Encinitas Population by Race

Encinitas Population Pyramid 2021

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Encinitas Median Age

43.6


Total

42.3


Male

45


Female

Encinitas Adults

There are 49,998 adults, (12,168 of whom are seniors) in Encinitas.

Encinitas Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Encinitas Sex Ratio

Female

31,894

50.80%

Male

30,886

49.20%

Encinitas Population by Age

Encinitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Encinitas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All63.3%36.7%
Male54.2%45.8%
Female48.8%51.2%
Non Family43.1%56.9%

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Encinitas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,4222.5663.3
Married13,2003.1978.9
Non Family8,5341.4143.1
Female1,7043.0548.8
Male9843.0954.2

3.09

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Encinitas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9932.12%
9th to 12th Grade1,1972.56%
High School Graduate4,0758.71%
Some College8,18217.49%
Associates Degree3,3597.18%
Bachelors Degree16,68635.66%
Graduate Degree12,30026.29%
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Encinitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Encinitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White37,86037,23124,617
Hispanic5,4193,9731,996
Asian2,2252,1641,642
Other Race1,415952464
Multiple Races1,0741,027516
Black419402259
Native American11011020
Islander353535

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Encinitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,704$76,735$54,058
Less Than High School$25,755$31,900$14,375
High School Grad$46,927$50,724$41,319
Some College$47,674$50,407$42,292
Bachelors Degree$74,796$89,180$55,655
Graduate Degree$89,414$109,625$73,167

$63,704

Average Earnings

$76,735

Average Male

$54,058

Average Female

Encinitas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Encinitas Language by Age

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Encinitas Language

83.85% of Encinitas residents speak only English, while 16.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.19% of the population.

Encinitas Language

Encinitas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White48,5912,5295.20%
Hispanic8,61497511.32%
Asian2,61228210.80%
Other1,84121611.73%
Black47516434.53%
Multiple2,6251445.49%

6.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.97%

Male Poverty Rate

6.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Encinitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Encinitas is Black, with 34.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Encinitas is White, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.25%.

Encinitas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.00%
High School9.21%
Some College8.44%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Encinitas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.06%
Female Unemployed17.70%
Female Employed3.47%
Male Employed2.57%

Encinitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Encinitas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$116,022$163,894
Families$147,236$192,629
Married Families$161,292-
Non Families$63,486$103,565
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Income by Household Type

Encinitas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Encinitas Married by Age and Sex

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Encinitas 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.

Encinitas Marital Status by Race

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Encinitas Marital Status

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3,530

Number of Veterans

3,143

Male Veterans

387

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,496
Second Gulf War729
First Gulf War677
Korea361
World War II171

Encinitas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,129
75+854
35 to 54782
55 to 64449
18 to 34316

Encinitas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2347.33%
Hispanic2363.80%
Other986.27%
Asian672.90%
Black6214.49%
2 or More362.96%
Indian3326.83%

Encinitas Veterans by Race

Encinitas Veterans by Education

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5.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Encinitas Veterans by Education

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65%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Encinitas Employment by Age

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Encinitas Employment by Race

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Encinitas 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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50.97%

Born in California

87.35%

Native Born

12.65%

Foreign Born

4.90%

Non Citizen

7.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.35% of Encinitas residents were born in the United States, with 50.97% having been born in California. 4.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Encinitas Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202162,627-41-0.07%
202062,668-41-0.07%
201962,709-41-0.07%
201862,750-134-0.21%
201762,884-37-0.06%
201662,9213310.53%
201562,5905670.91%
201462,0234680.76%
201361,5556651.09%
201260,8906261.04%
201160,2645800.97%
201059,6841,6700.28%
200058,0142,6280.46%
199055,38618,8364.24%
198036,55031,17521.13%
19705,3752,5896.79%
19602,7861,1862.81%
19401,6001,4005.34%
19002000.00%

Encinitas Population by Year