Lompoc, California Population 2024

44,652

Lompoc is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. Lompoc has a 2024 population of 44,652. Lompoc is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 0.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 44,403 in 2020.

The average household income in Lompoc is $84,280 with a poverty rate of 17.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lompoc is 34.3 years, 34.6 years for males, and 33.6 years for females.

Lompoc Demographics

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

  • White: 50.66%
  • Two or more races: 21.37%
  • Other race: 18.22%
  • Black or African American: 3.61%
  • Asian: 3.6%
  • Native American: 2.3%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
Land Area (mi²)
11.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,841.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.56% (249)
The current population of Lompoc, California is 44,652 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 44,403.

Lompoc, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,33450.66%
Two or more races9,42121.37%
Other race8,03218.22%
Black or African American1,5923.61%
Asian1,5873.6%
Native American1,0142.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1060.24%
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lompoc Population by Race

Lompoc Population Pyramid 2024

Lompoc Median Age

34.3

Total

34.6

Male

33.6

Female

Lompoc Adults

There are 32,524 adults, (5,304 of whom are seniors) in Lompoc.

Lompoc Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lompoc Sex Ratio

Female20,60346.73%
Male23,48353.27%

Lompoc Population by Age

Lompoc Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All13,8732.9750.149.9
Married6,1693.7963.136.9
Non Family4,1411.2739.860.2
Female2,3493.5933.566.5
Male1,2143.3451.548.5
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3.56

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

50.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lompoc 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

Lompoc Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lompoc Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.01%.

Lompoc Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,706

Average Earnings

$41,218

Average Male

$33,387

Average Female

Lompoc Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lompoc Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lompoc Language

54.12% of Lompoc residents speak only English, while 45.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 41.03% of the population.

Lompoc Language

Lompoc Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic25,7065,32920.73%
Multiple9,2992,45126.36%
Other7,9181,55319.61%
White11,6681,22010.46%
Black1,19629024.25%
Native93418619.91%
Asian1,42618512.97%
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17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.89%

Male Poverty Rate

18.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lompoc

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lompoc is Multiple, with 26.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lompoc is White, with 10.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.48%.

Lompoc Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.94%
High School17.36%
Some College11.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.48%
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Lompoc Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed33.03%
Female Unemployed23.77%
Female Employed9.13%
Male Employed5.52%
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Lompoc Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lompoc Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lompoc Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Lompoc Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lompoc 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.

Lompoc Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lompoc Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,600

Number of Veterans

2,401

Male Veterans

199

Female Veterans

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Lompoc Veterans by War

count

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Lompoc Veterans by Age

count

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Lompoc Veterans by Race

Lompoc Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lompoc Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Lompoc Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lompoc Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lompoc 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

60.83%

Born in Lompoc

77.39%

Native Born

22.61%

Foreign Born

14.47%

Non Citizen

8.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.39% of Lompoc residents were born in the United States, with 60.83% having been born in California. 14.47% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202946,9424580.99%
202846,4844581%
202746,0264581.01%
202645,5684581.02%
202545,1104581.03%
202444,6524581.04%
202344,1944581.05%
202243,7364581.06%
202143,278-1,125-2.53%
202044,4031,8934.45%
201942,510110.03%
201842,499-589-1.37%
201743,088-352-0.81%
201643,440-445-1.01%
201543,885630.14%
201443,8224531.04%
201343,3692590.6%
201243,1109452.24%
201142,165-133-0.31%
201042,2981,1952.91%
200041,1033,4549.17%
199037,64911,38243.33%
198026,2679833.89%
197025,28410,86975.4%
196014,4158,895161.14%
19505,5202,14163.36%
19403,37953418.77%
19302,84596951.65%
19201,87639426.59%
19101,48251052.47%
1900972-43-4.24%
18901,015789349.12%
1880226
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Lompoc Population by Year