Orinda, California Population 2021

20,136
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Orinda is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 20,136, it is the 299th largest city in California and the 1840th largest city in the United States. Orinda is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 14.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,643 in 2010. Orinda reached it's highest population of 20,136 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Orinda has a population density of 1,567 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orinda is $283,978 with a poverty rate of 3.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,813 per month, and the median house value is $1.46 Mn. The median age in Orinda is 48.7 years, 49.5 years for males, and 48.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.8 males.

Orinda Demographics

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

  • White: 75.93%
  • Asian: 16.04%
  • Two or more races: 6.34%
  • Black or African American: 1.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Orinda, California is 20,136, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,821.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,643.

Orinda, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,91875.93%
Asian3,15216.04%
Two or More Races1,2456.34%
Black or African American2291.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander610.31%
Some Other Race410.21%
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Orinda Population by Race

Orinda Population Pyramid 2021

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Orinda Median Age

48.7


Total

49.5


Male

48.3


Female

Orinda Adults

There are 15,114 adults, (4,449 of whom are seniors) in Orinda.

Orinda Age Dependency

84.2

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Orinda Sex Ratio

Female

10,349

52.68%

Male

9,297

47.32%

Orinda Population by Age

Orinda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orinda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married94.1%5.9%
All90.1%9.9%
Male88.1%11.9%
Female83.2%16.8%
Non Family77.6%22.4%

90.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orinda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1672.7390.1
Married5,2383.1194.1
Non Family1,4881.277.6
Female3403.583.2
Male1013.4788.1

3.05

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Orinda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade950.67%
9th to 12th Grade1370.96%
High School Graduate3582.52%
Some College1,2158.54%
Associates Degree6784.76%
Bachelors Degree5,69440.01%
Graduate Degree6,05342.54%
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Orinda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orinda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White10,65710,4878,885
Asian2,3342,3152,099
Hispanic645621398
Multiple Races407407293
Black16414597
Islander616113
Other Race414135

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 89.93%.

Orinda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$109,991$160,150$81,779
Less Than High School$19,821$$
High School Grad$50,625$$50,833
Some College$33,833$38,691$30,980
Bachelors Degree$107,008$162,270$84,896
Graduate Degree$145,769$176,250$94,569

$109,991

Average Earnings

$160,150

Average Male

$81,779

Average Female

Orinda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orinda Language by Age

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Orinda Language

82.25% of Orinda residents speak only English, while 17.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 8.67% of the population.

Orinda Language

Orinda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,0943782.68%
Black2198739.73%
Hispanic1,040585.58%
Asian3,152521.65%
Multiple1,245282.25%

3.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.46%

Male Poverty Rate

3.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orinda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orinda is Black, with 39.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Orinda is Asian, with 1.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.27%.

Orinda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.31%
High School22.22%
Some College5.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%

Orinda Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.50%
Male Unemployed20.88%
Female Employed1.37%
Male Employed0.91%

Orinda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orinda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$223,217$283,978
Families$250,000$324,649
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$69,429$110,839
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Income by Household Type

Orinda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

66.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.5%

Male Marriage Rate

62.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Orinda Married by Age and Sex

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Orinda 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.

Orinda Marital Status by Race

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Orinda Marital Status

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783

Number of Veterans

732

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam253
World War II163
First Gulf War87
Second Gulf War54
Korea53

Orinda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+464
65 to 74129
55 to 64128
35 to 5462
18 to 34

Orinda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6625.58%
2 or More397.62%
Black3722.56%
Hispanic365.09%
Asian281.13%
Other1741.46%

Orinda Veterans by Race

Orinda Veterans by Education

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1.80%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orinda Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Orinda Employment by Age

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Orinda Employment by Race

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Orinda 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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52.28%

Born in California

82.95%

Native Born

17.05%

Foreign Born

4.15%

Non Citizen

12.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.95% of Orinda residents were born in the United States, with 52.28% having been born in California. 4.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Orinda Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,1361050.52%
202020,0311050.53%
201919,9261050.53%
201819,8211140.58%
201719,7071860.95%
201619,5212701.40%
201519,2512781.47%
201418,9732991.60%
201318,6743411.86%
201218,3332091.15%
201118,1243041.71%
201017,8202210.12%
200017,5999570.56%
199016,642-201-0.12%
198016,84310,0539.51%
19706,7902,0783.72%
19604,7120.00%

Orinda Population by Year