Fountain Valley, California Population 2022

57,393
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Fountain Valley is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 57,393, it is the 162nd largest city in California and the 753rd largest city in the United States. Fountain Valley is currently growing at a rate of 0.30% annually and its population has increased by 0.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,047 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Fountain Valley has a population density of 6,327 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fountain Valley is $118,374 with a poverty rate of 8.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,100 per month, and the median house value is $777,200. The median age in Fountain Valley is 44.6 years, 43.7 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Fountain Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fountain Valleywas:

  • White: 50.73%
  • Asian: 36.57%
  • Two or more races: 6.94%
  • Other race: 4.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.80%
  • Black or African American: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.20%
The current population of Fountain Valley, California is 57,393 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 57,047.

Fountain Valley, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Fountain Valley Population by Race

Fountain Valley Population Pyramid 2022

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Fountain Valley Median Age

44.5


Total

43.7


Male

45.2


Female

Fountain Valley Adults

There are 45,202 adults, (11,364 of whom are seniors) in Fountain Valley.

Fountain Valley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fountain Valley Sex Ratio

Female

29,131

51.91%

Male

26,987

48.09%

Fountain Valley Population by Age

Fountain Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fountain Valley Household Types

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fountain Valley Households and Families

3.53

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Fountain Valley Households by Type

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Fountain Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fountain Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 55.63%.

Fountain Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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$47,626

Average Earnings

$54,271

Average Male

$41,097

Average Female

Fountain Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fountain Valley Language by Age

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Fountain Valley Language

56.72% of Fountain Valley residents speak only English, while 43.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 29.92% of the population.

Fountain Valley Language

Fountain Valley Poverty by Race

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8.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.39%

Male Poverty Rate

9.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fountain Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fountain Valley is Hispanic, with 12.44% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.34%.

Fountain Valley Poverty

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Fountain Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Fountain Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fountain Valley Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Fountain Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fountain Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Fountain Valley 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 45-54.

Fountain Valley Marital Status by Race

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Fountain Valley Marital Status

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2,162

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fountain Valley Veterans by War

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Fountain Valley Veterans by Age

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Fountain Valley Veterans by Race

Fountain Valley Veterans by Education

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5.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fountain Valley Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fountain Valley Employment by Age

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Fountain Valley Employment by Race

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Fountain Valley 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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49.86%

Born in Fountain Valley

68.13%

Native Born

31.87%

Foreign Born

7.90%

Non Citizen

23.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.13% of Fountain Valley residents were born in the United States, with 49.86% having been born in California. 7.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fountain Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Fountain Valley Population by Year