Felton, California Population 2024

4,169

Felton is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. Felton has a 2024 population of 4,169. Felton is currently growing at a rate of 5.95% annually and its population has increased by 30.4% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,197 in 2020.

The average household income in Felton is $137,511 with a poverty rate of 4.16%. The median age in Felton is 45.4 years: 41.8 years for males, and 48.9 years for females.

Felton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.6%
  • Two or more races: 6.48%
  • Other race: 4.22%
  • Asian: 2.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
4.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
898.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
30.4% (972)
The current population of Felton, California is 4,169 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,197.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,20586.6%
Two or more races2406.48%
Other race1564.22%
Asian912.46%
Black or African American90.24%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Felton Population by Race

Felton Population Pyramid 2024

Felton Median Age

45.4

Total

41.8

Male

48.9

Female

Felton Adults

There are 3,170 adults, (770 of whom are seniors) in Felton.

Felton Age Dependency

54.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Felton Sex Ratio

Female1,71746.39%
Male1,98453.61%

Felton Population by Age

Felton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5602.3774.925.1
Married7643.0183.816.2
Non Family5491.2371.228.8
Female1583.0555.744.3
Male892.7356.243.8

2.87

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Felton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade682.53%
Associates Degree1696.29%
Bachelors Degree97536.29%
Graduate Degree49118.27%
High School Graduate38114.18%
Less Than 9th Grade170.63%
Some College58621.81%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Felton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Felton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,3222,2481,369
Hispanic15415427
2+ Races15314234
Asian919147
Other Race33330
Black990

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 58.96%.

Felton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$96,250$106,658$83,333
Graduate Degree$105,341$110,982$90,000
High School Graduate$23,750$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$115,682$0
Overall$83,545$101,125$70,139
Some College$78,370$84,444$51,583

$83,545

Average Earnings

$101,125

Average Male

$70,139

Average Female

Felton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Felton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Felton Language

91.05% of Felton residents speak only English, while 8.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Felton Language

Felton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other1568252.56%
White3,028571.88%
Asian911516.48%
Hispanic262103.82%

4.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.42%

Male Poverty Rate

6.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Felton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Felton is Other, with 52.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Felton is White, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.89%.

Felton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade7.06%
High School3.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.52%
Some College2.52%

Felton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.49%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed2.91%
Female Unemployed0%

Felton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Felton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$123,036$157,145
Households$108,370$137,511
Married Families$145,263$-999,999,999
Non Families$81,115$87,044

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Felton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Felton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Felton 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.

Felton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Felton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

168

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War27
First Gulf War13
Korea0
World War II0

Felton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+63
65 to 7448
55 to 6430
35 to 5427
18 to 340

Felton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1545.56%
2+ Races149.15%
Hispanic42%

Felton Veterans by Race

Felton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Felton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Felton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Felton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Felton 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

68.33%

Born in Felton

91.79%

Native Born

8.21%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

5.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.79% of Felton residents were born in the United States, with 68.33% having been born in California. 2.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Felton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20244,1692345.95%
20233,9352346.32%
20223,7012346.75%
20213,4672708.45%
20203,197-436-12%
20193,633-177-4.65%
20183,8101393.79%
20173,671892.48%
20163,582-409-10.25%
20153,991340.86%
20143,957-228-5.45%
20134,1851423.51%
20124,043-491-10.83%
20114,53447711.76%
20104,05700%

Felton Population by Year