Pajaro Dunes, California Population 2024

22

Pajaro Dunes is a city located in Monterey County, Santa Clara County, and Santa Cruz County California. Pajaro Dunes has a 2024 population of 22. Pajaro Dunes is currently declining at a rate of -76.34% annually and its population has decreased by -90.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 235 in 2020.

The average household income in Pajaro Dunes is $91,551 with a poverty rate of 10.75%. The median age in Pajaro Dunes is 70.3 years: 90.1 years for males, and 69.3 years for females.

Pajaro Dunes Demographics

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

  • White: 100%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
8.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-90.64% (-213)
The current population of Pajaro Dunes, California is 22 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 235.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White93100%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Pajaro Dunes Population by Race

Pajaro Dunes Population Pyramid 2024

Pajaro Dunes Median Age

70.3

Total

90.1

Male

69.3

Female

Pajaro Dunes Adults

There are 93 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Pajaro Dunes.

Pajaro Dunes Age Dependency

830

Age Dependency Ratio

830

Old Age Dependency Ratio

0

Child Dependency Ratio

Pajaro Dunes Sex Ratio

Female5255.91%
Male4144.09%

Pajaro Dunes Population by Age

Pajaro Dunes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All511.821000
Married412.021000
Non Family1001000
Male0000
Female0000

2.02

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pajaro Dunes Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree88.6%
Bachelors Degree1010.75%
Graduate Degree3133.33%
High School Graduate3436.56%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College1010.75%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pajaro Dunes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pajaro Dunes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White939341

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 44.09%.

Pajaro Dunes Educational Attainment by Race

Pajaro Dunes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pajaro Dunes Language

100% of Pajaro Dunes residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Pajaro Dunes Language

Pajaro Dunes Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White931010.75%

10.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

19.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pajaro Dunes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pajaro Dunes is White, with 10.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pajaro Dunes is White, with 10.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 55.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Pajaro Dunes Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School29.41%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Pajaro Dunes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Pajaro Dunes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pajaro Dunes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$112,085
Households$84,115$91,551
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$-999,999,999

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pajaro Dunes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

100.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

100.0%

Male Marriage Rate

100.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Pajaro Dunes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pajaro Dunes Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Pajaro Dunes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pajaro Dunes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

41

Number of Veterans

41

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea24
Vietnam17
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Pajaro Dunes Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+24
65 to 7417
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Pajaro Dunes Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4144.09%

Pajaro Dunes Veterans by Race

Pajaro Dunes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pajaro Dunes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

16.1%

Labor Force Participation

16.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Pajaro Dunes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pajaro Dunes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pajaro Dunes 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

67.74%

Born in Pajaro Dunes

89.25%

Native Born

10.75%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

10.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.25% of Pajaro Dunes residents were born in the United States, with 67.74% having been born in California. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Pajaro Dunes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202322-71-76.34%
202293-135-59.21%
2021228-7-2.98%
2020235-49-17.25%
20192842911.37%
2018255-64-20.06%
201731910851.18%
2016211-109-34.06%
20153205118.96%
2014269-60-18.24%
20133296424.15%
2012265229.05%
20112439968.75%
201014400%

Pajaro Dunes Population by Year