Oceano, California Population 2022

7,163
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Oceano is a city located in San Luis Obispo County California. With a 2020 population of 7,163, it is the 553rd largest city in California and the 5266th largest city in the United States. Oceano is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,183 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Oceano has a population density of 4,677 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oceano is $78,303 with a poverty rate of 11.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,240 per month, and the median house value is $396,400. The median age in Oceano is 39 years, 36 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Oceano Demographics

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

  • White: 69.46%
  • Other race: 12.87%
  • Two or more races: 8.22%
  • Asian: 6.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oceano, California is 7,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,183.

Oceano, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,28069.46%
Black or African American1231.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native901.18%
Asian5056.64%
Some Other Race97812.87%
Two or More Races6258.22%
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Oceano Population by Race

Oceano Population Pyramid 2022

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Oceano Median Age

42.4


Total

40.9


Male

44.1


Female

Oceano Adults

There are 5,913 adults, (1,865 of whom are seniors) in Oceano.

Oceano Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oceano Sex Ratio

Female

3,644

47.94%

Male

3,957

52.06%

Oceano Population by Age

Oceano Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oceano Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female66.2%33.8%
Male64.1%35.9%
Married60.4%39.6%
All58.4%41.6%
Non Family53%47%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oceano Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9212.658.4
Married1,2783.5660.4
Male1983.0464.1
Female3113.2366.2
Non Family1,1341.2753

3.31

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Oceano Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5589.99%
9th to 12th Grade60510.83%
High School Graduate1,17421.02%
Some College1,49726.80%
Associates Degree84415.11%
Bachelors Degree65011.64%
Graduate Degree2574.60%
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Oceano Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oceano Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races338270109
Asian360320116
Other Race511308131
White2,9962,731508
Native American906115
Hispanic1,9461,088229
Black123123

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 2+ races people with a rate of 32.25%.

Oceano Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,217$40,598$30,102
Less Than 9th Grade$27,480$34,651$20,845
High School Graduate$24,438$$19,861
Some College$31,310$28,390$40,156
Bachelors Degree$65,101$67,172$35,913
Graduate Degree$77,240$$76,458

$35,217

Average Earnings

$40,598

Average Male

$30,102

Average Female

Oceano Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oceano Language by Age

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Oceano Language

67.93% of Oceano residents speak only English, while 32.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.70% of the population.

Oceano Language

Oceano Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian50520540.59%
Native902224.44%
Multiple6259615.36%
White3,4951825.21%
Other171NaN%
Hispanic3,19542913.43%

11.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oceano

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oceano is Asian, with 40.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oceano is Hispanic, with 13.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.68%.

Oceano Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.47%
High School2.90%
Some College11.15%
Bachelors or Greater8.93%

Oceano Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.79%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed8.43%
Female Unemployed29.58%

Oceano Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oceano Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,261$77,300
Families$79,122$88,121
Married Families$82,191-
Non Families$43,929$53,257
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Income by Household Type

Oceano Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oceano Married by Age and Sex

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Oceano 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 45-54.

Oceano Marital Status by Race

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Oceano Marital Status

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646

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War52
Vietnam351
Korea170
World War II

Oceano Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3422
35 to 5435
55 to 6432
65 to 74363
75+194

Oceano Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White60314.06%
Native American2224.44%
2+ Races215.08%
Hispanic221.00%

Oceano Veterans by Race

Oceano Veterans by Education

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6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oceano Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oceano Employment by Age

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Oceano Employment by Race

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Oceano 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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59.10%

Born in Oceano

79.32%

Native Born

20.68%

Foreign Born

8.14%

Non Citizen

12.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.32% of Oceano residents were born in the United States, with 59.10% having been born in California. 8.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oceano Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107,2860.00%
20117,276-10-0.14%
20127,266-10-0.14%
20137,256-10-0.14%
20147,246-10-0.14%
20157,236-10-0.14%
20167,226-10-0.14%
20177,216-10-0.14%
20187,206-10-0.14%
20197,196-10-0.14%
20207,183-13-0.18%
20217,173-10-0.14%
20227,163-10-0.14%

Oceano Population by Year