Mission Canyon, California Population 2024

2,500

Mission Canyon is a city located in Santa Barbara County California. Mission Canyon has a 2024 population of 2,500. Mission Canyon is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -5.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,649 in 2020.

The average household income in Mission Canyon is $271,510 with a poverty rate of 5.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Mission Canyon is 48 years, 48.7 years for males, and 44.7 years for females.

Mission Canyon Demographics

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

  • White: 85.2%
  • Two or more races: 7.96%
  • Asian: 3.08%
  • Black or African American: 2.12%
  • Other race: 1.12%
  • Native American: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,657.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.62% (-149)
The current population of Mission Canyon, California is 2,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,649.

Mission Canyon, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,13085.2%
Two or more races1997.96%
Asian773.08%
Black or African American532.12%
Other race281.12%
Native American130.52%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Mission Canyon Population by Race

Mission Canyon Population Pyramid 2024

Mission Canyon Median Age

48

Total

48.7

Male

44.7

Female

Mission Canyon Adults

There are 2,072 adults, (603 of whom are seniors) in Mission Canyon.

Mission Canyon Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mission Canyon Sex Ratio

Female1,42356.92%
Male1,07743.08%

Mission Canyon Population by Age

Mission Canyon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9362.6773.126.9
Married5463.2870.329.7
Non Family3251.3478.221.8
Male424.0254.845.2
Female234.481000
showing: 5 rows

3.1

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Mission Canyon 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

Mission Canyon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mission Canyon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Mission Canyon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$76,417

Average Earnings

$90,897

Average Male

$59,200

Average Female

Mission Canyon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mission Canyon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Mission Canyon Language

87.21% of Mission Canyon residents speak only English, while 12.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.07% of the population.

Mission Canyon Language

Mission Canyon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Asian774963.64%
White2,093432.05%
Hispanic1883820.21%
Native1313100%
Other281346.43%
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5.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.18%

Male Poverty Rate

5.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mission Canyon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mission Canyon is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mission Canyon is White, with 2.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.63%.

Mission Canyon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.51%
High School8.51%
Bachelors or Greater3.98%
Some College2.08%
showing: 4 rows

Mission Canyon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed2.48%
Female Employed1.14%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Mission Canyon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mission Canyon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Mission Canyon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mission Canyon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Mission Canyon Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mission Canyon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Mission Canyon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

92

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Mission Canyon Veterans by War

count

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Mission Canyon Veterans by Age

count

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Mission Canyon Veterans by Race

Mission Canyon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mission Canyon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mission Canyon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Mission Canyon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Mission Canyon 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

58.24%

Born in Mission Canyon

91.16%

Native Born

8.84%

Foreign Born

2.56%

Non Citizen

6.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.16% of Mission Canyon residents were born in the United States, with 58.24% having been born in California. 2.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Mission Canyon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,500
20232,500
20222,5001476.25%
20212,353-296-11.17%
20202,6491415.62%
20192,508-247-8.97%
20182,7551043.92%
20172,651-118-4.26%
20162,7692499.88%
20152,520-11-0.43%
20142,531542.18%
20132,47737717.95%
20122,10021511.41%
20111,885-496-20.83%
20102,381
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Mission Canyon Population by Year