Goleta, California Population 2022

33,250
map placeholder

Goleta is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. With a 2020 population of 33,250, it is the 247th largest city in California and the 1368th largest city in the United States. Goleta is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 1.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,690 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Goleta has a population density of 4,235 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goleta is $110,285 with a poverty rate of 9.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,955 per month, and the median house value is $813,000. The median age in Goleta is 35.8 years, 34.7 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Goleta Demographics

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

  • White: 67.32%
  • Two or more races: 10.29%
  • Asian: 10.19%
  • Other race: 8.74%
  • Black or African American: 2.61%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Goleta, California is 33,250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 32,690.

Goleta, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Loading...

Goleta Population by Race

Goleta Population Pyramid 2022

Loading...

Goleta Median Age

35.6


Total

34.1


Male

36.7


Female

Goleta Adults

There are 25,566 adults, (4,720 of whom are seniors) in Goleta.

Goleta Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Goleta Sex Ratio

Female

15,899

49.46%

Male

16,243

50.54%

Goleta Population by Age

Goleta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

map placeholder

Goleta Household Types

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Goleta Households and Families

3.29

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

Loading...

Goleta Households by Type

Loading...
Loading...

Goleta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goleta Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.88%.

Goleta Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...

$48,963

Average Earnings

$52,883

Average Male

$41,266

Average Female

Goleta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goleta Language by Age

Loading...

Goleta Language

65.55% of Goleta residents speak only English, while 34.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.01% of the population.

Goleta Language

Goleta Poverty by Race

Loading...

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.76%

Male Poverty Rate

8.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goleta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goleta is Multiple, with 17.14% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Goleta Poverty

Loading...

Goleta Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...

Goleta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goleta Income by Household Type

Loading...
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Goleta Marital Status

map placeholder

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Goleta Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

Goleta 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 45-54.

Goleta Marital Status by Race

map placeholder

Goleta Marital Status

Loading...

1,207

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Goleta Veterans by War

Loading...

Goleta Veterans by Age

Loading...

Goleta Veterans by Race

Goleta Veterans by Education

Loading...

3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goleta Veterans by Education

Loading...

70.2%

Labor Force Participation

67.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Goleta Employment by Age

Loading...

Goleta Employment by Race

Loading...

Goleta Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

55.36%

Born in Goleta

77.45%

Native Born

22.55%

Foreign Born

12.82%

Non Citizen

9.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.45% of Goleta residents were born in the United States, with 55.36% having been born in California. 12.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Goleta Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Goleta Population by Year