Rio del Mar, California Population 2024

9,007

Rio del Mar is a city located in Santa Cruz County California. Rio del Mar has a 2024 population of 9,007. Rio del Mar is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -7.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,713 in 2020.

The average household income in Rio del Mar is $192,057 with a poverty rate of 3.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rio del Mar is 50.2 years, 48.1 years for males, and 52 years for females.

Rio del Mar Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rio del Mar was:

  • White: 84.28%
  • Two or more races: 11.44%
  • Asian: 3.14%
  • Other race: 0.84%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,002.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.27% (-706)
The current population of Rio del Mar, California is 9,007 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,713.

Rio del Mar, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,59184.28%
Two or more races1,03011.44%
Asian2833.14%
Other race760.84%
Black or African American270.3%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rio del Mar Population by Race

Rio del Mar Population Pyramid 2024

Rio del Mar Median Age

50.2

Total

48.1

Male

52

Female

Rio del Mar Adults

There are 7,370 adults, (2,083 of whom are seniors) in Rio del Mar.

Rio del Mar Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Rio del Mar Sex Ratio

Female4,58450.89%
Male4,42349.11%

Rio del Mar Population by Age

Rio del Mar Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8042.3679.120.9
Married2,1362.99010
Non Family1,2761.1468.431.6
Female2943.295149
Male983.7465.334.7
showing: 5 rows

2.86

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

79.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rio del Mar 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

Rio del Mar Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rio del Mar 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 black people with a rate of 100%.

Rio del Mar Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$87,323

Average Earnings

$108,958

Average Male

$58,750

Average Female

Rio del Mar Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rio del Mar Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rio del Mar Language

88.66% of Rio del Mar residents speak only English, while 11.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.1% of the population.

Rio del Mar Language

Rio del Mar Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,2042483.44%
Asian283248.48%
Multiple1,030131.26%
Hispanic89091.01%
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3.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.48%

Male Poverty Rate

4.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rio del Mar

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rio del Mar is Asian, with 8.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rio del Mar is Hispanic, with 1.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 3.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.95%.

Rio del Mar Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.33%
Some College3.49%
High School3.2%
Bachelors or Greater2.83%
showing: 4 rows

Rio del Mar Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed7.53%
Female Employed1.92%
Male Employed1.27%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Rio del Mar Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rio del Mar Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rio del Mar Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rio del Mar Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rio del Mar 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.

Rio del Mar Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rio del Mar Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

381

Number of Veterans

361

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

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Rio del Mar Veterans by War

count

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Rio del Mar Veterans by Age

count

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Rio del Mar Veterans by Race

Rio del Mar Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rio del Mar Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rio del Mar Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rio del Mar Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rio del Mar 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

63.03%

Born in Rio del Mar

91.81%

Native Born

8.19%

Foreign Born

1.79%

Non Citizen

6.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.81% of Rio del Mar residents were born in the United States, with 63.03% having been born in California. 1.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rio del Mar Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20249,007
20239,007
20229,007-257-2.77%
20219,264-449-4.62%
20209,713560.58%
20199,657-118-1.21%
20189,7751541.6%
20179,621-110-1.13%
20169,7317678.56%
20158,964-276-2.99%
20149,2401401.54%
20139,1001071.19%
20128,993-207-2.25%
20119,200-16-0.17%
20109,216
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Rio del Mar Population by Year