Galt, California Population 2021

26,852
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Galt is a city located in Sacramento County California. With a 2020 population of 26,852, it is the 260th largest city in California and the 1432nd largest city in the United States . Galt is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 13.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,647 in 2010. Galt reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 7 miles, Galt has a population density of 3,946 people per square mile.

The average household income in Galt is $89,357 with a poverty rate of 9.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,225 per month, and the median house value is $331,100. The median age in Galt is 35.4 years, 35 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Galt Demographics

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

  • White: 78.40%
  • Other race: 8.09%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Asian: 4.32%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.28%
The current population of Galt, California is 26,852 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,536.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,647.

Galt, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,37778.40%
Some Other Race2,1028.09%
Two or More Races1,6676.41%
Asian1,1244.32%
Black or African American5392.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1090.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander720.28%
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Galt Population by Race

Galt Population Pyramid $2021

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Galt Median Age

35.4


Total

35


Male

35.8


Female

Galt Adults

There are 19,221 adults, (3,314 of whom are seniors) in Galt.

Galt Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Galt Sex Ratio

Female

13,229

50.90%

Male

12,761

49.10%

Galt Population by Age

Galt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Galt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.6%47.4%
Male59.6%40.4%
Non Family61%39%
All71.6%28.4%
Married80.1%19.9%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Galt Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1603.1671.6
Married5,0133.6380.1
Non Family1,6591.4561
Female1,0203.5152.6
Male4683.4559.6

3.49

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

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Galt Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5599.21%
9th to 12th Grade1,6139.53%
High School Graduate4,76328.15%
Some College4,57827.06%
Associates Degree1,6139.53%
Bachelors Degree2,03812.04%
Graduate Degree7574.47%
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Galt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Galt Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,8808,2331,830
Hispanic6,1964,010433
Other Race1,33388374
Asian961726265
2+ Races682602140
Black357348135
Islander7235
Native American5099

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 97.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 37.82%.

Galt Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,250$51,186$35,305
Less Than 9th Grade$24,595$31,635$16,750
High School Graduate$38,447$38,983$36,100
Some College$47,384$62,361$36,420
Bachelors Degree$50,873$68,889$37,899
Graduate Degree$59,934$53,565$63,363

$41,250

Average Earnings

$51,186

Average Male

$35,305

Average Female

Galt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Galt Language by Age

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Galt Language

66.49% of Galt residents speak only English, while 33.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.13% of the population.

Galt Language

Galt Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,0031,24811.34%
White11,9929688.07%
Multiple1,66122713.67%
Other2,0831858.88%
Asian1,099343.09%
Islander722636.11%
Native1092422.02%
Black530203.77%

9.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.00%

Male Poverty Rate

10.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Galt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Galt is Islander, with 36.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Galt is Asian, with 3.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.57%.

Galt Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.07%
High School11.41%
Some College4.21%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Galt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.61%
Male Unemployed8.30%
Female Employed5.99%
Male Employed3.34%

Galt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Galt Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,638$89,357
Families$84,977$96,380
Married Families$96,261-
Non Families$41,107$53,706
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Income by Household Type

Galt Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Galt Married by Age and Sex

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Galt 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 55-64.

Galt Marital Status by Race

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Galt Marital Status

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1,602

Number of Veterans

1,509

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam485
First Gulf War433
Second Gulf War215
Korea162
World War II

Galt Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54419
65 to 74359
75+356
55 to 64312
18 to 34156

Galt Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3388.83%
Asian11411.20%
Black9225.27%
2+ Races485.41%
Hispanic300.40%
Other Race100.59%

Galt Veterans by Race

Galt Veterans by Education

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4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Galt Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Galt Employment by Age

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Galt Employment by Race

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Galt 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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68.18%

Born in Galt

83.07%

Native Born

16.93%

Foreign Born

7.82%

Non Citizen

9.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.07% of Galt residents were born in the United States, with 68.18% having been born in California. 7.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Galt Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,8521580.59%
202026,6941580.60%
201926,5361580.60%
201826,3782110.81%
201726,1675482.14%
201625,6193931.56%
201525,2264661.88%
201424,7603271.34%
201324,4331590.66%
201224,2741320.55%
201124,1424031.70%
201023,7394,2672.00%
200019,47210,5838.16%
19908,8893,3754.89%
19805,5142,3145.59%
19703,2001,3325.53%
19601,8685353.43%
19501,3330.00%

Galt Population by Year