Freedom, California Population 2024

3,360

Freedom is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. Freedom has a 2024 population of 3,360. Freedom is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -15.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,959 in 2020.

The average household income in Freedom is $138,824 with a poverty rate of 7.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Freedom is 34.3 years, 35 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Freedom Demographics

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

  • White: 43.1%
  • Other race: 35.8%
  • Two or more races: 13.39%
  • Asian: 6.28%
  • Native American: 1.43%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,959.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-15.13% (-599)
The current population of Freedom, California is 3,360 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,959.

Freedom, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,44843.1%
Other race1,20335.8%
Two or more races45013.39%
Asian2116.28%
Native American481.43%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Freedom Population by Race

Freedom Population Pyramid 2024

Freedom Median Age

34.3

Total

35

Male

34.2

Female

Freedom Adults

There are 2,341 adults, (410 of whom are seniors) in Freedom.

Freedom Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Freedom Sex Ratio

Female1,56946.7%
Male1,79153.3%

Freedom Population by Age

Freedom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9213.6458.141.9
Married4174.1963.336.7
Female207432.467.6
Non Family2011.5170.629.4
Male964.9264.635.4
showing: 5 rows

3.81

Average Family Size

3.64

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Freedom 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

Freedom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Freedom Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.6%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.69%.

Freedom Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,955

Average Earnings

$58,008

Average Male

$39,809

Average Female

Freedom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Freedom Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Freedom Language

43.46% of Freedom residents speak only English, while 56.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.88% of the population.

Freedom Language

Freedom Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,5231656.54%
Other1,2011159.58%
White5475710.42%
Asian210167.62%
Multiple432112.55%
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7.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.72%

Male Poverty Rate

6.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freedom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freedom is White, with 10.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freedom is Multiple, with 2.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.3%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Freedom Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School16.52%
Less Than 9th Grade16.32%
Some College5.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.76%
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Freedom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed52.17%
Female Unemployed4.7%
Female Employed3.86%
Male Employed2.28%
showing: 4 rows

Freedom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Freedom Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Freedom Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Freedom Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Freedom Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Freedom Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Freedom Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

148

Number of Veterans

123

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

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Freedom Veterans by War

count

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Freedom Veterans by Age

count

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Freedom Veterans by Race

Freedom Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freedom Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

72%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Freedom Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Freedom Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Freedom 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

67.11%

Born in Freedom

73.78%

Native Born

26.22%

Foreign Born

15.98%

Non Citizen

10.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.78% of Freedom residents were born in the United States, with 67.11% having been born in California. 15.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Freedom Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,360
20233,360
20223,360-39-1.15%
20213,399-560-14.14%
20203,9591824.82%
20193,777581.56%
20183,71953616.84%
20173,18340914.74%
20162,774-253-8.36%
20153,027-178-5.55%
20143,205-399-11.07%
20133,6042367.01%
20123,3682909.42%
20113,07880.26%
20103,070
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Freedom Population by Year