Lompoc, California Population 2021

43,181
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Lompoc is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 43,181, it is the 197th largest city in California and the 904th largest city in the United States. Lompoc is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,434 in 2010. Lompoc reached it's highest population of 43,916 in 2015. Spanning over 12 miles, Lompoc has a population density of 3,715 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lompoc is $74,919 with a poverty rate of 17.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,192 per month, and the median house value is $315,900. The median age in Lompoc is 32.7 years, 31.7 years for males, and 33.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 124.7 males.

Lompoc Demographics

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

  • White: 65.95%
  • Other race: 16.68%
  • Two or more races: 6.27%
  • Black or African American: 4.61%
  • Asian: 3.88%
  • Native American: 2.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.42%
The current population of Lompoc, California is 43,181, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 42,689.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 42,434.

Lompoc, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,51065.95%
Some Other Race7,21316.68%
Two or More Races2,7096.27%
Black or African American1,9924.61%
Asian1,6763.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native9522.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1800.42%
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Lompoc Population by Race

Lompoc Population Pyramid 2021

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Lompoc Median Age

32.7


Total

31.7


Male

33.9


Female

Lompoc Adults

There are 31,495 adults, (4,850 of whom are seniors) in Lompoc.

Lompoc Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Lompoc Sex Ratio

Female

19,243

44.51%

Male

23,989

55.49%

Lompoc Population by Age

Lompoc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lompoc Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married53.3%46.7%
All43.5%56.5%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Female27.8%72.2%
Male26.2%73.8%

43.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lompoc Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0273.0843.5
Married6,0593.9753.3
Non Family4,0191.2440.8
Female1,8423.8327.8
Male1,1073.6726.2

3.77

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Lompoc Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,47412.94%
9th to 12th Grade2,88010.73%
High School Graduate7,17626.74%
Some College7,30727.23%
Associates Degree2,6189.76%
Bachelors Degree2,3938.92%
Graduate Degree9893.69%
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Lompoc Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lompoc Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic12,9087,847695
White10,5769,6192,045
Other Race3,8352,091199
Black1,4171,259210
Asian1,2941,116369
Multiple Races938828138
Native American52045624
Islander147147

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 asian people with a rate of 28.52%.

Lompoc Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,377$34,691$26,918
Less Than High School$25,575$29,167$14,857
High School Grad$26,794$27,460$25,259
Some College$36,437$40,227$30,305
Bachelors Degree$52,891$60,250$49,897
Graduate Degree$74,615$85,156$70,063

$31,377

Average Earnings

$34,691

Average Male

$26,918

Average Female

Lompoc Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lompoc Language by Age

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Lompoc Language

56.74% of Lompoc residents speak only English, while 43.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.20% of the population.

Lompoc Language

Lompoc Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,1854,88021.05%
Other6,5401,40821.53%
White12,6371,32610.49%
Multiple2,57856021.72%
Asian1,53330219.70%
Black1,65227016.34%
Native84020924.88%

17.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.01%

Male Poverty Rate

19.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lompoc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lompoc is Native, with 24.88% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lompoc is White, with 10.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.03%.

Lompoc Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.88%
High School13.76%
Some College11.33%
Bachelors or Greater7.13%

Lompoc Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.88%
Male Unemployed24.13%
Female Employed10.12%
Male Employed4.86%

Lompoc Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lompoc Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,855$74,919
Families$63,421$80,358
Married Families$76,009-
Non Families$36,905$55,274
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Income by Household Type

Lompoc Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lompoc Married by Age and Sex

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Lompoc 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 45-54.

Lompoc Marital Status by Race

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Lompoc Marital Status

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2,630

Number of Veterans

2,412

Male Veterans

218

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,015
Second Gulf War650
First Gulf War555
Korea223
World War II87

Lompoc Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54686
55 to 64565
65 to 74534
75+511
18 to 34334

Lompoc Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,12810.06%
Hispanic3842.43%
Black19713.59%
2 or More1218.29%
Asian745.54%
Other561.12%
Hawaiian3017.75%
Indian243.64%

Lompoc Veterans by Race

Lompoc Veterans by Education

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6.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lompoc Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Lompoc Employment by Age

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Lompoc Employment by Race

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Lompoc 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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58.91%

Born in California

78.58%

Native Born

21.42%

Foreign Born

14.27%

Non Citizen

7.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.58% of Lompoc residents were born in the United States, with 58.91% having been born in California. 14.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lompoc Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202143,1811640.38%
202043,0171640.38%
201942,8531640.38%
201842,689-585-1.35%
201743,274-263-0.60%
201643,537-379-0.86%
201543,916460.10%
201443,8704861.12%
201343,3843090.72%
201243,0758872.10%
201142,188-134-0.32%
201042,3221,2190.29%
200041,1033,4540.88%
199037,64911,3823.67%
198026,2679830.38%
197025,28410,8695.78%
196014,4158,89510.07%
19505,5202,1415.03%
19403,3795341.74%
19302,8459694.25%
19201,8763942.39%
19101,4825104.31%
1900972-43-0.43%
18901,01578916.21%
18802260.00%

Lompoc Population by Year