Malibu, California Population 2024

10,278

Malibu is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Malibu has a 2024 population of 10,278. Malibu is currently declining at a rate of -0.45% annually and its population has decreased by -3.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,617 in 2020.

The average household income in Malibu is $288,162 with a poverty rate of 8.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Malibu is 50.2 years, 52.6 years for males, and 49.3 years for females.

Malibu Demographics

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

  • White: 79.8%
  • Two or more races: 11.96%
  • Other race: 4%
  • Asian: 3.4%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Native American:
Land Area (mi²)
19.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
517.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.19% (-339)
The current population of Malibu, California is 10,278 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,617.

Malibu, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,53779.8%
Two or more races1,28011.96%
Other race4284%
Asian3643.4%
Black or African American660.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander230.21%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Malibu Population by Race

Malibu Population Pyramid 2024

Malibu Median Age

50.2

Total

52.6

Male

49.3

Female

Malibu Adults

There are 8,536 adults, (3,158 of whom are seniors) in Malibu.

Malibu Age Dependency

98.9

Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Malibu Sex Ratio

Female5,33549.87%
Male5,36350.13%

Malibu Population by Age

Malibu Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4012.476.523.5
Married2,3223.158317
Non Family1,6171.268.231.8
Female2662.75347
Male1962.991000
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3.02

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Malibu 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

Malibu Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malibu 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 hispanic people with a rate of 75.46%.

Malibu Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$86,583

Average Earnings

$119,023

Average Male

$57,159

Average Female

Malibu Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malibu Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Malibu Language

82.27% of Malibu residents speak only English, while 17.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 7.93% of the population.

Malibu Language

Malibu Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,1514956.07%
Multiple1,28030824.06%
Hispanic1,25321417.08%
Asian3634412.12%
Black653655.38%
Other428133.04%
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8.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.47%

Male Poverty Rate

8.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malibu

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malibu is Black, with 55.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malibu is Other, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.51%.

Malibu Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.97%
Some College19.34%
High School10.4%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%
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Malibu Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.69%
Male Employed5.4%
Female Employed1.5%
Male Unemployed
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Malibu Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malibu Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Malibu Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Malibu Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Malibu 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.

Malibu Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Malibu Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

299

Number of Veterans

283

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Malibu Veterans by War

count

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Malibu Veterans by Age

count

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Malibu Veterans by Race

Malibu Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malibu Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

53.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Malibu Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Malibu Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Malibu 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

49.45%

Born in Malibu

84.48%

Native Born

15.52%

Foreign Born

4.61%

Non Citizen

10.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.48% of Malibu residents were born in the United States, with 49.45% having been born in California. 4.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Malibu Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,048-46-0.46%
202810,094-46-0.45%
202710,140-46-0.45%
202610,186-46-0.45%
202510,232-46-0.45%
202410,278-46-0.45%
202310,324-46-0.44%
202210,370-46-0.44%
202110,416-201-1.89%
202010,617-1,026-8.81%
201911,643-994-7.87%
201812,637-97-0.76%
201712,734-68-0.53%
201612,802-32-0.25%
201512,834240.19%
201412,810370.29%
201312,773490.39%
201212,724480.38%
201112,676470.37%
201012,629540.43%
200012,575
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Malibu Population by Year