Los Osos, California Population 2021

16,533
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Los Osos is a city located in California. Los Osos has a 2020 population of 16,533. Los Osos is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 15.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,276 in 2010. Los Osos reached it's highest population of 16,533 in 2019.

The average household income in Los Osos is $98,394 with a poverty rate of 9.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,520 per month, and the median house value is $551,500. The median age in Los Osos is 46.9 years, 45 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.8 males.

Los Osos Demographics

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

  • White: 89.30%
  • Asian: 4.29%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 2.23%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Los Osos, California is 16,533, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,292.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,276.

Los Osos, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,76489.30%
Asian7104.29%
Two or More Races5423.28%
Some Other Race3692.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native1170.71%
Black or African American310.19%
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Los Osos Population by Race

Los Osos Population Pyramid 2021

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Los Osos Median Age

46.9


Total

45


Male

49.2


Female

Los Osos Adults

There are 13,428 adults, (4,209 of whom are seniors) in Los Osos.

Los Osos Age Dependency

79.3

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Los Osos Sex Ratio

Female

8,113

49.07%

Male

8,420

50.93%

Los Osos Population by Age

Los Osos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Los Osos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.9%23.1%
Married73.5%26.5%
All71.3%28.7%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Female52.4%47.6%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Los Osos Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,3922.5671.3
Married3,8303.0173.5
Non Family1,7921.3771.2
Female5233.252.4
Male2472.9276.9

2.94

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Los Osos Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5084.14%
9th to 12th Grade5144.18%
High School Graduate1,73714.14%
Some College2,78322.66%
Associates Degree1,47311.99%
Bachelors Degree3,25826.52%
Graduate Degree2,01016.36%
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Los Osos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Los Osos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6879,2794,587
Hispanic1,5561,122325
Asian608489207
Multiple Races32326699
Other Race24520145
Native American11711762
Black272313

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 52.99%.

Los Osos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,999$51,202$30,050
Less Than High School$22,739$30,167$20,981
High School Grad$32,880$38,939$26,605
Some College$39,129$50,000$24,985
Bachelors Degree$46,643$56,544$33,182
Graduate Degree$80,397$86,034$71,111

$40,999

Average Earnings

$51,202

Average Male

$30,050

Average Female

Los Osos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Los Osos Language by Age

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Los Osos Language

86.09% of Los Osos residents speak only English, while 13.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.99% of the population.

Los Osos Language

Los Osos Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,5031,1259.00%
Hispanic2,62229311.17%
Other36911531.17%
Asian7107710.85%
Native1172823.93%
Multiple542234.24%
Black31412.90%

9.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.40%

Male Poverty Rate

10.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Los Osos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Los Osos is Other, with 31.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Los Osos is Multiple, with 4.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.06%.

Los Osos Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.20%
High School15.37%
Some College10.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%

Los Osos Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed12.42%
Male Unemployed8.24%
Female Employed5.49%
Male Employed4.57%

Los Osos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Los Osos Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,807$98,394
Families$88,628$104,642
Married Families$91,774-
Non Families$44,676$75,280
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Income by Household Type

Los Osos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

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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1,127

Number of Veterans

1,088

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam508
Korea190
First Gulf War186
Second Gulf War82
World War II8

Los Osos Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74457
75+351
35 to 54210
55 to 6489
18 to 3420

Los Osos Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0919.05%
Hispanic1257.09%
Other207.97%
2 or More164.44%

Los Osos Veterans by Race

Los Osos Veterans by Education

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12.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Los Osos Veterans by Education

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57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

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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63.84%

Born in California

90.01%

Native Born

9.99%

Foreign Born

4.14%

Non Citizen

5.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.01% of Los Osos residents were born in the United States, with 63.84% having been born in California. 4.14% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,5330.00%
202016,5330.00%
201916,5332411.48%
201816,2925783.68%
201715,7141110.71%
201615,6032151.40%
201515,3886104.13%
201414,7786014.24%
201314,177-697-4.69%
201214,874-76-0.51%
201114,9506744.72%
201014,2760.00%

Los Osos Population by Year