Orinda, California Population 2024

19,059

Orinda is a city located in Contra Costa County California. Orinda has a 2024 population of 19,059. Orinda is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually and its population has decreased by -2.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,516 in 2020.

The average household income in Orinda is $370,203 with a poverty rate of 2.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Orinda is 49.4 years, 50.3 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Orinda Demographics

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

  • White: 71.17%
  • Asian: 14.84%
  • Two or more races: 12.71%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Black or African American: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
12.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,482.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.34% (-457)
The current population of Orinda, California is 19,059 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,516.

Orinda, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13,86271.17%
Asian2,89114.84%
Two or more races2,47512.71%
Other race1690.87%
Native American420.22%
Black or African American380.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Orinda Population by Race

Orinda Population Pyramid 2024

Orinda Median Age

49.4

Total

50.3

Male

48

Female

Orinda Adults

There are 14,707 adults, (4,528 of whom are seniors) in Orinda.

Orinda Age Dependency

91.3

Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Orinda Sex Ratio

Female9,82950.46%
Male9,64849.54%

Orinda Population by Age

Orinda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,4762.692.97.1
Married5,0713.195.94.1
Non Family1,9551.2185.914.1
Female2623.1396.93.1
Male1882.779.820.2
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3.05

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

92.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Orinda 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

Orinda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orinda Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Orinda Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$161,656

Average Earnings

$206,845

Average Male

$108,750

Average Female

Orinda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orinda Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Orinda Language

81.8% of Orinda residents speak only English, while 18.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.15% of the population.

Orinda Language

Orinda Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,5832661.96%
Hispanic1,165564.81%
Other1695029.59%
Black271659.26%
Multiple2,469150.61%
Asian2,88390.31%
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2.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.87%

Male Poverty Rate

2.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orinda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orinda is Black, with 59.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orinda is Asian, with 0.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.47%.

Orinda Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.85%
High School14.25%
Some College4.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.37%
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Orinda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.81%
Male Unemployed21.02%
Male Employed0.3%
Female Employed0.25%
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Orinda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orinda Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Orinda Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

64.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.6%

Male Marriage Rate

62.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Orinda Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Orinda 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.

Orinda Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Orinda Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

605

Number of Veterans

591

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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Orinda Veterans by War

count

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Orinda Veterans by Age

count

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Orinda Veterans by Race

Orinda Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orinda Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Orinda Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Orinda Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Orinda 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

51.11%

Born in Orinda

81.7%

Native Born

18.3%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

14.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.7% of Orinda residents were born in the United States, with 51.11% having been born in California. 4.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Orinda Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,319-148-0.8%
202818,467-148-0.8%
202718,615-148-0.79%
202618,763-148-0.78%
202518,911-148-0.78%
202419,059-148-0.77%
202319,207-148-0.76%
202219,355-148-0.76%
202119,503-13-0.07%
202019,516-36-0.18%
201919,552590.3%
201819,493870.45%
201719,4061080.56%
201619,2981850.97%
201519,1133962.12%
201418,7173862.11%
201318,3312171.2%
201218,1141570.87%
201117,9571580.89%
201017,7992001.14%
200017,5999575.75%
199016,642-201-1.19%
198016,84310,053148.06%
19706,7902,07844.1%
19604,712
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Orinda Population by Year