Grover Beach, California Population 2022

12,609
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Grover Beach is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 12,609, it is the 440th largest city in California and the 3433rd largest city in the United States. Grover Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually and its population has decreased by -0.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,701 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Grover Beach has a population density of 5,453 people per square mile.

The average household income in Grover Beach is $84,428 with a poverty rate of 8.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,545 per month, and the median house value is $536,300. The median age in Grover Beach is 37.2 years, 36 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Grover Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Grover Beachwas:

  • White: 79.65%
  • Two or more races: 10.34%
  • Other race: 4.14%
  • Asian: 2.57%
  • Black or African American: 2.48%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Grover Beach, California is 12,609 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,701.

Grover Beach, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,73779.65%
Black or African American3352.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native790.59%
Asian3472.57%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.23%
Some Other Race5584.14%
Two or More Races1,39410.34%
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Grover Beach Population by Race

Grover Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Grover Beach Median Age

38.4


Total

36.8


Male

40.1


Female

Grover Beach Adults

There are 10,296 adults, (2,028 of whom are seniors) in Grover Beach.

Grover Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Grover Beach Sex Ratio

Female

6,537

48.49%

Male

6,944

51.51%

Grover Beach Population by Age

Grover Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grover Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married57.8%42.2%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
All50.7%49.3%
Female36.8%63.2%
Male19.5%80.5%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grover Beach Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2122.5850.7
Married2,1933.557.8
Male3022.819.5
Female8283.1236.8
Non Family1,8891.2553.6

3.12

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Grover Beach Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3573.84%
9th to 12th Grade5606.02%
High School Graduate1,96221.08%
Some College2,39325.71%
Associates Degree7618.18%
Bachelors Degree2,18623.49%
Graduate Degree1,08911.70%
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Grover Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grover Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian325304188
Black24324395
White6,1125,8462,291
2+ Races915604329
Hispanic2,5141,884621
Native American787815
Other Race29725445
Islander3131

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.85%.

Grover Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,734$36,521$38,771
Less Than 9th Grade$26,612$26,612$
High School Graduate$31,332$32,440$25,152
Some College$37,694$39,205$37,232
Bachelors Degree$51,190$53,599$39,580
Graduate Degree$70,357$65,167$77,833

$37,734

Average Earnings

$36,521

Average Male

$38,771

Average Female

Grover Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grover Beach Language by Age

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Grover Beach Language

80.44% of Grover Beach residents speak only English, while 19.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.11% of the population.

Grover Beach Language

Grover Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian34712435.73%
Black3355817.31%
Hispanic4,08048711.94%
White8,3795216.22%
Other33NaN%

8.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grover Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grover Beach is Asian, with 35.73% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.64%.

Grover Beach Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.90%
High School15.88%
Some College6.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Grover Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.55%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed6.47%
Female Unemployed64.63%

Grover Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grover Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,408$86,933
Families$80,496$97,241
Married Families$90,625-
Non Families$47,132$60,730
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Income by Household Type

Grover Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Grover Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Grover Beach 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.

Grover Beach Marital Status by Race

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Grover Beach Marital Status

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792

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War177
First Gulf War122
Vietnam309
Korea113
World War II3

Grover Beach Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3459
35 to 54188
55 to 64169
65 to 74205
75+171

Grover Beach Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7148.67%
Black104.12%
Islander31100.00%
Other Race379.41%
Hispanic1254.38%

Grover Beach Veterans by Race

Grover Beach Veterans by Education

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7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grover Beach Veterans by Education

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69.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Grover Beach Employment by Age

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Grover Beach Employment by Race

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Grover Beach 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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70.86%

Born in Grover Beach

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

3.87%

Non Citizen

3.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of Grover Beach residents were born in the United States, with 70.86% having been born in California. 3.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grover Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19605,2100.00%
19705,9397291.32%
19808,8272,8884.04%
199011,6562,8292.82%
200013,0671,4111.15%
201013,156890.07%
201113,110-46-0.35%
201213,064-46-0.35%
201313,018-46-0.35%
201412,972-46-0.35%
201512,926-46-0.35%
201612,880-46-0.36%
201712,834-46-0.36%
201812,788-46-0.36%
201912,742-46-0.36%
202012,701-41-0.32%
202112,655-46-0.36%
202212,609-46-0.36%

Grover Beach Population by Year