Nipomo, California Population 2021

17,601
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Nipomo is a city located in California. Nipomo has a 2020 population of 17,601. Nipomo is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,714 in 2010. Nipomo reached it's highest population of 17,601 in 2019.

The average household income in Nipomo is $104,506 with a poverty rate of 9.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,488 per month, and the median house value is $537,700. The median age in Nipomo is 39.6 years, 38.1 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.6 males.

Nipomo Demographics

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

  • White: 85.10%
  • Other race: 5.52%
  • Two or more races: 4.05%
  • Asian: 3.06%
  • Black or African American: 1.90%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.30%
  • Native American: 0.07%
The current population of Nipomo, California is 17,601, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,445.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,714.

Nipomo, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,97885.10%
Some Other Race9725.52%
Two or More Races7134.05%
Asian5393.06%
Black or African American3341.90%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.07%
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Nipomo Population by Race

Nipomo Population Pyramid 2021

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Nipomo Median Age

39.6


Total

38.1


Male

40.8


Female

Nipomo Adults

There are 13,734 adults, (3,036 of whom are seniors) in Nipomo.

Nipomo Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Nipomo Sex Ratio

Female

8,644

49.11%

Male

8,957

50.89%

Nipomo Population by Age

Nipomo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Nipomo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All73.2%26.8%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male61.6%38.4%
Female38.3%61.7%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nipomo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5613.1673.2
Married3,3913.683.6
Non Family9801.3169.6
Female7683.4638.3
Male4223.3861.6

3.4

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

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Nipomo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,25110.43%
9th to 12th Grade8697.25%
High School Graduate2,49220.79%
Some College3,13426.14%
Associates Degree1,30710.90%
Bachelors Degree1,92516.06%
Graduate Degree1,0118.43%
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Nipomo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Nipomo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,5906,2492,369
Hispanic4,6322,880424
Other Race73247863
Asian399372143
Black28128117
Multiple Races179179
Islander5252
Native American1313

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 35.95%.

Nipomo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,676$42,007$38,710
Less Than High School$32,311$35,036$23,410
High School Grad$31,308$32,000$30,015
Some College$42,011$50,333$39,731
Bachelors Degree$65,478$86,806$53,875
Graduate Degree$65,662$61,731$71,063

$40,676

Average Earnings

$42,007

Average Male

$38,710

Average Female

Nipomo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Nipomo Language by Age

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Nipomo Language

64.67% of Nipomo residents speak only English, while 35.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.44% of the population.

Nipomo Language

Nipomo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,6427748.96%
Hispanic7,7727559.71%
Multiple7138111.36%
Black3346519.46%
Other972474.84%
Asian539193.53%

9.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.31%

Male Poverty Rate

12.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nipomo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nipomo is Black, with 19.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nipomo is Asian, with 3.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.71%.

Nipomo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College10.88%
High School7.95%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%
Less Than High School2.31%

Nipomo Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.93%
Male Unemployed8.17%
Female Employed4.36%
Male Employed1.66%

Nipomo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Nipomo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,543$104,506
Families$95,846$106,853
Married Families$113,896-
Non Families$52,581$60,084
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Income by Household Type

Nipomo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Nipomo Married by Age and Sex

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Nipomo 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 55-64.

Nipomo Marital Status by Race

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Nipomo Marital Status

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1,161

Number of Veterans

1,083

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam689
First Gulf War176
Second Gulf War121
World War II30
Korea16

Nipomo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74537
75+222
35 to 54194
55 to 64167
18 to 3441

Nipomo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0699.04%
Hispanic1552.86%
Other456.02%
Asian317.43%
Black165.30%

Nipomo Veterans by Race

Nipomo Veterans by Education

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5.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nipomo Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Nipomo Employment by Age

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Nipomo Employment by Race

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Nipomo 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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68.72%

Born in California

82.25%

Native Born

17.75%

Foreign Born

9.45%

Non Citizen

8.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.25% of Nipomo residents were born in the United States, with 68.72% having been born in California. 9.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Nipomo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,6010.00%
202017,6010.00%
201917,6011560.89%
201817,4457394.42%
201716,7062501.52%
201616,456-271-1.62%
201516,727-388-2.27%
201417,115-141-0.82%
201317,2565093.04%
201216,7471250.75%
201116,622-92-0.55%
201016,7140.00%

Nipomo Population by Year