Encinitas, California Population 2024

60,571

Encinitas is a city located in San Diego County California. Encinitas has a 2024 population of 60,571. Encinitas is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -2.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 61,988 in 2020.

The average household income in Encinitas is $198,797 with a poverty rate of 7.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Encinitas is 42.9 years, 41.2 years for males, and 44.6 years for females.

Encinitas Demographics

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

  • White: 80.92%
  • Two or more races: 10.33%
  • Asian: 4.26%
  • Other race: 3.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.49%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
Land Area (mi²)
19.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,178.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.29% (-1,417)
The current population of Encinitas, California is 60,571 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 61,988.

Encinitas, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White50,12380.92%
Two or more races6,39610.33%
Asian2,6414.26%
Other race2,2673.66%
Black or African American3060.49%
Native American1670.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander420.07%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Encinitas Population by Race

Encinitas Population Pyramid 2024

Encinitas Median Age

42.9

Total

41.2

Male

44.6

Female

Encinitas Adults

There are 49,064 adults, (12,270 of whom are seniors) in Encinitas.

Encinitas Age Dependency

68.3

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Encinitas Sex Ratio

Female31,47350.81%
Male30,46949.19%

Encinitas Population by Age

Encinitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All23,8372.5865.234.8
Married13,3363.167822
Non Family7,8191.4247.452.6
Female1,7983.135545
Male8842.915149
showing: 5 rows

3.07

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Encinitas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Encinitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Encinitas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 73.53%.

Encinitas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$77,711

Average Earnings

$94,993

Average Male

$62,822

Average Female

Encinitas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Encinitas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Encinitas Language

83.68% of Encinitas residents speak only English, while 16.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.03% of the population.

Encinitas Language

Encinitas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White46,7672,1574.61%
Hispanic9,1591,79819.63%
Multiple6,3811,34821.13%
Other2,23428012.53%
Asian2,6412549.62%
Black2565822.66%
Native167127.19%
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7.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.67%

Male Poverty Rate

6.5%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Encinitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Encinitas is Black, with 22.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Encinitas is White, with 4.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.1%.

Encinitas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.9%
High School12.92%
Some College7.02%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%
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Encinitas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed11.2%
Female Employed5.92%
Male Unemployed5.89%
Male Employed3.16%
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Encinitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Encinitas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Encinitas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Encinitas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Encinitas 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.

Encinitas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Encinitas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,385

Number of Veterans

2,231

Male Veterans

154

Female Veterans

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Encinitas Veterans by War

count

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Encinitas Veterans by Age

count

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Encinitas Veterans by Race

Encinitas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Encinitas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Encinitas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Encinitas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Encinitas 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

52.09%

Born in Encinitas

87.55%

Native Born

12.45%

Foreign Born

4.92%

Non Citizen

7.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.55% of Encinitas residents were born in the United States, with 52.09% having been born in California. 4.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Encinitas Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202958,576-399-0.68%
202858,975-399-0.67%
202759,374-399-0.67%
202659,773-399-0.66%
202560,172-399-0.66%
202460,571-399-0.65%
202360,970-399-0.65%
202261,369-399-0.65%
202161,768-220-0.35%
202061,988-867-1.38%
201962,855-180-0.29%
201863,035-135-0.21%
201763,170500.08%
201663,1203880.62%
201562,7325140.83%
201462,2185900.96%
201361,6286761.11%
201260,9526921.15%
201160,2606221.04%
201059,6381,6242.8%
200058,0142,6284.74%
199055,38618,83651.53%
198036,55031,175580%
19705,3752,58992.93%
19602,7861,18674.13%
19401,6001,400700%
1900200
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Encinitas Population by Year