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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Occidentalwas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Occidental
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.