Los Osos, California Population 2022

14,503
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Los Osos is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 14,503, it is the 405th largest city in California and the 3048th largest city in the United States. Los Osos is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually but its population has decreased by -10.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,174 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Los Osos has a population density of 1,136 people per square mile.

The average household income in Los Osos is $98,394 with a poverty rate of 9.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,596 per month, and the median house value is $591,600. The median age in Los Osos is 46.9 years, 45 years for males, and 49.2 years for females.

Los Osos Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Los Ososwas:

  • White: 85.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Other race: 4.94%
  • Asian: 3.79%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Los Osos, California is 14,503 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,174.

Los Osos, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Los Osos Population by Race

Los Osos Population Pyramid 2022

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Los Osos Median Age

47


Total

45.2


Male

48.5


Female

Los Osos Adults

There are 13,154 adults, (4,229 of whom are seniors) in Los Osos.

Los Osos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Osos Sex Ratio

Female

7,895

48.81%

Male

8,279

51.19%

Los Osos Population by Age

Los Osos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Los Osos Household Types

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Osos Households and Families

3.01

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Los Osos Households by Type

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Los Osos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Osos Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Los Osos Educational Attainment by Race

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$41,592

Average Earnings

$52,039

Average Male

$28,144

Average Female

Los Osos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Osos Language by Age

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Los Osos Language

87.18% of Los Osos residents speak only English, while 12.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.25% of the population.

Los Osos Language

Los Osos Poverty by Race

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9.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.66%

Male Poverty Rate

8.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Osos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Osos is Native, with 36.50% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.40%.

Los Osos Poverty

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Los Osos Poverty Rate by Education

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Los Osos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Los Osos Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Los Osos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Los Osos Married by Age and Sex

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Los Osos 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 55-64.

Los Osos Marital Status by Race

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Los Osos Marital Status

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1,243

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Los Osos Veterans by War

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Los Osos Veterans by Age

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Los Osos Veterans by Race

Los Osos Veterans by Education

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10.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Osos Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Los Osos Employment by Age

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Los Osos Employment by Race

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Los Osos 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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66.56%

Born in Los Osos

91.36%

Native Born

8.64%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

5.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.36% of Los Osos residents were born in the United States, with 66.56% having been born in California. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Los Osos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Los Osos Population by Year