Orinda, California Population 2022

19,888
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Orinda is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 19,888, it is the 348th largest city in California and the 2302nd largest city in the United States. Orinda is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,514 in 2020. Spanning over 13 miles, Orinda has a population density of 1,547 people per square mile.

The average household income in Orinda is $283,978 with a poverty rate of 2.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,371 per month, and the median house value is $1.52 Mn. The median age in Orinda is 48.7 years, 49.5 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Orinda Demographics

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

  • White: 74.25%
  • Asian: 15.24%
  • Two or more races: 8.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.91%
  • Other race: 0.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Orinda, California is 19,888 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,514.

Orinda, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,44974.25%
Black or African American1780.91%
Asian2,96615.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.07%
Some Other Race1240.64%
Two or More Races1,7308.89%
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Orinda Population by Race

Orinda Population Pyramid 2022

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Orinda Median Age

49.2


Total

50.1


Male

47.9


Female

Orinda Adults

There are 14,676 adults, (4,395 of whom are seniors) in Orinda.

Orinda Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Orinda Sex Ratio

Female

10,087

51.83%

Male

9,374

48.17%

Orinda Population by Age

Orinda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Orinda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.7%4.3%
All92.8%7.2%
Female91.5%8.5%
Male90.4%9.6%
Non Family84.2%15.8%

92.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Orinda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1542.7192.8
Married5,0593.1595.7
Male1153.1290.4
Female3433.5691.5
Non Family1,6371.1784.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Orinda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade990.72%
9th to 12th Grade1150.83%
High School Graduate3042.20%
Some College9236.69%
Associates Degree6024.36%
Bachelors Degree5,68241.16%
Graduate Degree6,08144.05%
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Orinda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Orinda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,2812,2812,155
White10,34510,2118,874
2+ Races385384283
Hispanic693613418
Black13913978
Other Race1198144
Islander1414

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 asian people with a rate of 94.48%.

Orinda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$128,271$169,688$85,650
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$35,938
Some College$38,015$40,556$24,966
Bachelors Degree$128,018$211,094$87,348
Graduate Degree$149,250$175,538$94,215

$128,271

Average Earnings

$169,688

Average Male

$85,650

Average Female

Orinda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Orinda Language by Age

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Orinda Language

83.23% of Orinda residents speak only English, while 16.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 7.81% of the population.

Orinda Language

Orinda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1602415.00%
Hispanic1,055646.07%
White13,6633332.44%
Multiple1,725140.81%
Asian2,966110.37%
OtherNaN%

2.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.82%

Male Poverty Rate

2.73%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Orinda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Orinda is Black, with 15.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.10%.

Orinda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.76%
High School28.18%
Some College4.38%
Bachelors or Greater1.22%

Orinda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.67%
Male Unemployed14.94%
Female Employed1.36%
Female Unemployed21.95%

Orinda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Orinda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$231,230$323,509
Families$250,000$343,853
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$90,136$240,541
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Income by Household Type

Orinda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.5%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Orinda Marital Status by Race

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Orinda Marital Status

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858

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War61
First Gulf War89
Vietnam278
Korea38
World War II131

Orinda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5488
55 to 64148
65 to 74124
75+498

Orinda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7356.41%
Black4129.50%
Asian251.07%
Other Race1815.13%
2+ Races396.44%
Hispanic455.87%

Orinda Veterans by Race

Orinda Veterans by Education

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3.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Orinda Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

3.2%

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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52.68%

Born in Orinda

83.18%

Native Born

16.82%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

13.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.18% of Orinda residents were born in the United States, with 52.68% having been born in California. 3.51% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19604,7120.00%
19706,7902,0783.72%
198016,84310,0539.51%
199016,642-201-0.12%
200017,5999570.56%
201017,643440.02%
201117,8301871.06%
201218,0171871.05%
201318,2041871.04%
201418,3911871.03%
201518,5781871.02%
201618,7651871.01%
201718,9521871.00%
201819,1391870.99%
201919,3261870.98%
202019,5141880.97%
202119,7011870.96%
202219,8881870.95%

Orinda Population by Year