Encinitas, California Population 2022

62,505
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Encinitas is a city located in San Diego County California. With a 2020 population of 62,505, it is the 148th largest city in California and the 672nd largest city in the United States. Encinitas is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 0.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 62,007 in 2020. Spanning over 20 miles, Encinitas has a population density of 3,280 people per square mile.

The average household income in Encinitas is $163,894 with a poverty rate of 7.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,124 per month, and the median house value is $992,100. The median age in Encinitas is 43.6 years, 42.3 years for males, and 45 years for females.

Encinitas Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Encinitaswas:

  • White: 84.74%
  • Two or more races: 7.56%
  • Asian: 3.78%
  • Other race: 3.30%
  • Black or African American: 0.40%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Encinitas, California is 62,505 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 62,007.

Encinitas, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White53,35784.74%
Black or African American2510.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native950.15%
Asian2,3823.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.07%
Some Other Race2,0773.30%
Two or More Races4,7637.56%
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Encinitas Population by Race

Encinitas Population Pyramid 2022

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Encinitas Median Age

43


Total

41.3


Male

44.8


Female

Encinitas Adults

There are 49,646 adults, (11,687 of whom are seniors) in Encinitas.

Encinitas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Encinitas Sex Ratio

Female

31,645

50.26%

Male

31,322

49.74%

Encinitas Population by Age

Encinitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Encinitas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All63.8%36.2%
Male53%47%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family44.2%55.8%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Encinitas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,8932.6263.8
Married13,4793.2477.5
Male8323.0753
Female1,576351.6
Non Family8,0061.4644.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Encinitas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4853.22%
9th to 12th Grade9081.97%
High School Graduate4,2729.26%
Some College7,49416.25%
Associates Degree3,4847.56%
Bachelors Degree16,45535.69%
Graduate Degree12,01226.05%
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Encinitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Encinitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander424242
Asian2,0361,9941,508
White37,20236,57724,304
Black223212122
2+ Races2,1201,632912
Hispanic5,7274,0261,925
Other Race1,434921431
Native American727210

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$63,763$81,209$52,747
Less Than 9th Grade$25,475$26,817$
High School Graduate$51,770$56,207$42,500
Some College$44,668$50,819$39,764
Bachelors Degree$76,336$100,646$54,806
Graduate Degree$89,988$109,763$72,131

$63,763

Average Earnings

$81,209

Average Male

$52,747

Average Female

Encinitas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Encinitas Language by Age

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Encinitas Language

82.78% of Encinitas residents speak only English, while 17.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.48% of the population.

Encinitas Language

Encinitas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple4,7631,33628.05%
Hispanic9,9442,07920.91%
Black2173917.97%
Asian2,3822169.07%
White47,8342,1004.39%
Other276NaN%

7.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.82%

Male Poverty Rate

6.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Encinitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Encinitas is Multiple, with 28.05% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.19%.

Encinitas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.59%
High School8.03%
Some College8.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Encinitas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.27%
Male Unemployed13.08%
Female Employed4.49%
Female Unemployed11.40%

Encinitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Encinitas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$120,488$170,347
Families$151,169$200,181
Married Families$166,971-
Non Families$67,134$104,248
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Income by Household Type

Encinitas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Encinitas Marital Status by Race

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Encinitas Marital Status

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3,009

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War645
First Gulf War601
Vietnam1,289
Korea199
World War II96

Encinitas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34257
35 to 54759
55 to 64380
65 to 74953
75+660

Encinitas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,7586.45%
Black4417.53%
Native American2632.10%
Asian673.09%
Other Race774.54%
2+ Races371.55%
Hispanic2213.35%

Encinitas Veterans by Race

Encinitas Veterans by Education

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3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Encinitas Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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51.96%

Born in Encinitas

87.27%

Native Born

12.73%

Foreign Born

5.24%

Non Citizen

7.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.27% of Encinitas residents were born in the United States, with 51.96% having been born in California. 5.24% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19002000.00%
19401,6001,4005.34%
19602,7861,1862.81%
19705,3752,5896.79%
198036,55031,17521.13%
199055,38618,8364.24%
200058,0142,6280.46%
201059,5181,5040.26%
201159,7672490.42%
201260,0162490.42%
201360,2652490.41%
201460,5142490.41%
201560,7632490.41%
201661,0122490.41%
201761,2612490.41%
201861,5102490.41%
201961,7592490.40%
202062,0072480.40%
202162,2562490.40%
202262,5052490.40%

Encinitas Population by Year