Occidental, California Population 2022

1,136
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Occidental is a city located in Sonoma County California. With a 2020 population of 1,136, it is the 994th largest city in California and the 14188th largest city in the United States. Occidental is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 0.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,132 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Occidental has a population density of 229 people per square mile.

The average household income in Occidental is $116,192 with a poverty rate of 7.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $846,300. The median age in Occidental is 63.9 years, 65 years for males, and 63.4 years for females.

Occidental Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Occidentalwas:

  • White: 97.03%
  • Other race: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.03%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Occidental, California is 1,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,132.

Occidental, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85097.03%
Black or African American91.03%
Some Other Race121.37%
Two or More Races50.57%
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Occidental Population by Race

Occidental Population Pyramid 2022

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Occidental Median Age

62.7


Total

62.7


Male

62.6


Female

Occidental Adults

There are 846 adults, (357 of whom are seniors) in Occidental.

Occidental Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

73

Old Age Dependency Ratio

6.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Occidental Sex Ratio

Female

414

47.26%

Male

462

52.74%

Occidental Population by Age

Occidental Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Occidental Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family47.1%52.9%
Male0%0%
Female0%0%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Occidental Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5581.5764.3
Married2312.2988.7
Male00
Female00
Non Family3271.0647.1

2.23

Average Family Size

1.57

Average Household Size

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Occidental Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
9th to 12th Grade50.59%
High School Graduate10212.06%
Some College17921.16%
Associates Degree192.25%
Bachelors Degree38245.15%
Graduate Degree15918.79%
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Occidental Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Occidental Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black999
White746741505
Hispanic868627
2+ Races55

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Occidental Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,734$36,354$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$2,500
Bachelors Degree$48,618$31,636$250,000
Graduate Degree$$$

$37,734

Average Earnings

$36,354

Average Male

$

Average Female

Occidental Earnings by Educational Attainment

Occidental Language by Age

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Occidental Language

98.61% of Occidental residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.92% of the population.

Occidental Language

Occidental Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black99100.00%
White764455.89%
Other12NaN%

7.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.25%

Male Poverty Rate

12.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Occidental

The race most likely to be in poverty in Occidental is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.06%.

Occidental Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%
High School0.00%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater9.98%

Occidental Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed3.77%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Occidental Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Occidental Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,512$137,285
Families$183,750$226,127
Married Families$183,750-
Non Families$60,980$60,713
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Income by Household Type

Occidental Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Occidental Married by Age and Sex

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Occidental Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Occidental Marital Status by Race

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Occidental Marital Status

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19

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam11
Korea
World War II

Occidental Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 648
65 to 746
75+5

Occidental Veterans by Age

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Occidental Veterans by Race

Occidental Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Occidental Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Occidental Employment by Age

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Occidental Employment by Race

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Occidental 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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55.82%

Born in Occidental

92.81%

Native Born

7.19%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

5.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.81% of Occidental residents were born in the United States, with 55.82% having been born in California. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Occidental Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1150.00%
20111,11720.18%
20121,11920.18%
20131,12120.18%
20141,12320.18%
20151,12520.18%
20161,12720.18%
20171,12920.18%
20181,13120.18%
20191,13320.18%
20201,132-1-0.09%
20211,13420.18%
20221,13620.18%

Occidental Population by Year