Malibu, California Population 2020

12,693
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Malibu is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 12,693, it is the 349th largest city in California and the 2609th largest city in the United States. Malibu is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually but its population has increased by 0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,645 in 2010. Malibu reached it's highest population of 12,870 in 2015. Spanning over 20 miles, Malibu has a population density of 640 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malibu is $275,675 with a poverty rate of 7.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,550 per month, and the median house value is $2.00 Mn. The median age in Malibu is 52.4 years, 51.3 years for males, and 53.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.0 males.

Malibu Demographics

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

  • White: 92.71%
  • Two or more races: 3.81%
  • Asian: 1.87%
  • Black or African American: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.26%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Malibu, California is 12,693, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,777.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,645.

Malibu, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,90992.71%
Two or More Races4903.81%
Asian2401.87%
Black or African American1401.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.26%
Some Other Race330.26%
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Malibu Population Pyramid 2020

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Malibu Median Age

52.4


Total

51.3


Male

53.6


Female

Malibu Adults

There are 10,884 adults, (3,112 of whom are seniors) in Malibu.

Malibu Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Malibu Sex Ratio

Female

6,555

51.03%

Male

6,291

48.97%

Malibu Households and Families

Malibu Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Malibu Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female87%13%
Married85.6%14.4%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family60.7%39.3%
Male21.5%78.5%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7692.2173.2
Married2,8392.8285.6
Non Family2,2371.2260.7
Female4372.8387
Male2562.8721.5

2.7

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Malibu Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1051.04%
9th to 12th Grade1401.38%
High School Graduate1,08110.67%
Some College1,59815.77%
Associates Degree8218.10%
Bachelors Degree3,71736.69%
Graduate Degree2,66926.34%
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Malibu Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8488,7715,796
Hispanic762633320
Multiple Races233221142
Black13711024
Asian122122109
Islander3434
Other Race2421

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.34%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$73,199$116,797$43,006
Less Than High School$24,554$$15,380
High School Grad$43,382$$40,536
Some College$37,417$83,333$30,080
Bachelors Degree$76,270$125,052$46,050
Graduate Degree$139,337$139,678$107,250

$73,199

Average Earnings

$116,797

Average Male

$43,006

Average Female

Malibu Language

Malibu Language by Age

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Malibu Language

86.53% of Malibu residents speak only English, while 13.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.01% of the population.

Malibu Poverty

Malibu Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,8248087.46%
Hispanic1,106847.59%
Black1375540.15%
Multiple489397.98%
Asian2403012.50%
Other29827.59%

7.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malibu

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malibu is Black, with 40.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malibu is White, with 7.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.13%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.39%
High School17.02%
Some College8.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.25%
Male Unemployed38.89%
Female Employed4.31%
Male Employed4.26%

Malibu Income

Malibu Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$147,934$275,675
Families$196,413$310,688
Married Families$223,051-
Non Families$83,229$207,409
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Malibu Marital Status

Malibu Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Malibu Married by Age and Sex

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Malibu 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.

Malibu Marital Status by Race

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Malibu Veterans

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523

Number of Veterans

498

Male Veterans

25

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam179
Korea140
World War II57
First Gulf War29
Second Gulf War21
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Age Group Veterans
75+281
65 to 74115
55 to 6468
35 to 5459
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5235.09%
Hispanic505.67%

Malibu Veterans by Education

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7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malibu Employment Status

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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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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48.66%

Born in California

89.05%

Native Born

10.95%

Foreign Born

4.12%

Non Citizen

6.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.05% of Malibu residents were born in the United States, with 48.66% having been born in California. 4.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,693-42-0.33%
201912,735-42-0.33%
201812,777-42-0.33%
201712,819-42-0.33%
201612,861-9-0.07%
201512,870280.22%
201412,842320.25%
201312,810580.45%
201212,752610.48%
201112,691510.40%
201012,640650.05%
200012,5750.00%