Malibu, California Population 2021

9,946
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Malibu is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 9,946, it is the 375th largest city in California and the 3120th largest city in the United States . Malibu is currently declining at a rate of -8.61% annually and its population has decreased by -21.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,645 in 2010. Malibu reached it's highest population of 12,865 in 2015. Spanning over 20 miles, Malibu has a population density of 501 people per square mile.

The average household income in Malibu is $271,666 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,403 per month, and the median house value is $2.00 Mn. The median age in Malibu is 53 years, 51.9 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Malibu Demographics

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

  • White: 91.53%
  • Two or more races: 4.53%
  • Asian: 2.04%
  • Black or African American: 1.05%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Malibu, California is 9,946 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,757.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,645.

Malibu, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,55191.53%
Two or More Races5724.53%
Asian2582.04%
Black or African American1331.05%
Some Other Race790.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.21%
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Malibu Population by Race

Malibu Population Pyramid $2021

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Malibu Median Age

53


Total

51.9


Male

54.2


Female

Malibu Adults

There are 10,637 adults, (3,213 of whom are seniors) in Malibu.

Malibu Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Malibu Sex Ratio

Female

6,349

50.31%

Male

6,271

49.69%

Malibu Population by Age

Malibu Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Malibu Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
Female85.4%14.6%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family66.9%33.1%
Male49.8%50.2%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Malibu Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6812.277.6
Married2,7442.8587.5
Non Family2,1861.1966.9
Female4862.8385.4
Male2652.6149.8

2.69

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Malibu Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1161.18%
9th to 12th Grade991.00%
High School Graduate7898.01%
Some College1,56915.92%
Associates Degree7747.86%
Bachelors Degree3,73437.90%
Graduate Degree2,77228.13%
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Malibu Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Malibu Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5008,4505,760
Hispanic739607379
2+ Races273263166
Asian183183168
Black13110833
Other Race705213
Islander2727

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 91.80%.

Malibu Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,296$104,239$49,981
Less Than 9th Grade$23,558$$
High School Graduate$46,903$46,493$60,764
Some College$49,844$69,125$31,037
Bachelors Degree$76,013$103,967$47,575
Graduate Degree$130,260$140,945$100,401

$75,296

Average Earnings

$104,239

Average Male

$49,981

Average Female

Malibu Earnings by Educational Attainment

Malibu Language by Age

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Malibu Language

86.45% of Malibu residents speak only English, while 13.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.19% of the population.

Malibu Language

Malibu Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,5176566.24%
Hispanic1,1281018.95%
Asian2585922.87%
Black1313929.77%
Multiple572356.12%
Other752330.67%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.15%

Male Poverty Rate

6.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Malibu

The race most likely to be in poverty in Malibu is Other, with 30.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Malibu is Multiple, with 6.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.12%.

Malibu Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.14%
High School12.93%
Some College8.28%
Bachelors or Greater3.92%

Malibu Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.06%
Male Unemployed12.00%
Male Employed4.41%
Female Employed4.24%

Malibu Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Malibu Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$150,747$271,666
Families$196,114$315,058
Married Families$220,379-
Non Families$87,500$189,721
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Income by Household Type

Malibu Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

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 Marital Status

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504

Number of Veterans

468

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea144
Vietnam118
World War II46
Second Gulf War39
First Gulf War33

Malibu Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+301
65 to 7481
55 to 6457
35 to 5433
18 to 3432

Malibu Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4584.63%
Hispanic384.45%
2+ Races3110.73%
Black1410.69%
Asian10.45%

Malibu Veterans by Race

Malibu Veterans by Education

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6.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Malibu Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Malibu Employment by Age

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Malibu Employment by Race

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Malibu 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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47.59%

Born in Malibu

88.72%

Native Born

11.28%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

6.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.72% of Malibu residents were born in the United States, with 47.59% having been born in California. 4.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Malibu Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,946-937-8.61%
202010,883-937-7.93%
201911,820-937-7.34%
201812,757-60-0.47%
201712,817-36-0.28%
201612,853-12-0.09%
201512,865260.20%
201412,839320.25%
201312,807570.45%
201212,750590.46%
201112,691520.41%
201012,639640.05%
200012,5750.00%

Malibu Population by Year