San Juan Capistrano, California Population 2022

35,316
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San Juan Capistrano is a city located in Orange County California. With a 2020 population of 35,316, it is the 238th largest city in California and the 1282nd largest city in the United States. San Juan Capistrano is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,196 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, San Juan Capistrano has a population density of 2,447 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Juan Capistrano is $141,015 with a poverty rate of 7.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,136 per month, and the median house value is $760,400. The median age in San Juan Capistrano is 41.5 years, 40.6 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

San Juan Capistrano Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of San Juan Capistranowas:

  • White: 70.55%
  • Other race: 17.24%
  • Two or more races: 7.52%
  • Asian: 3.59%
  • Black or African American: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of San Juan Capistrano, California is 35,316 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,196.

San Juan Capistrano, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,38270.55%
Black or African American2390.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native1320.37%
Asian1,2913.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.07%
Some Other Race6,20217.24%
Two or More Races2,7057.52%
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San Juan Capistrano Population by Race

San Juan Capistrano Population Pyramid 2022

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San Juan Capistrano Median Age

42.3


Total

42.3


Male

42.3


Female

San Juan Capistrano Adults

There are 27,181 adults, (6,486 of whom are seniors) in San Juan Capistrano.

San Juan Capistrano Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

San Juan Capistrano Sex Ratio

Female

19,437

54.03%

Male

16,539

45.97%

San Juan Capistrano Population by Age

San Juan Capistrano Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Juan Capistrano Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79%21%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family70.3%29.7%
Female66.1%33.9%
Male55%45%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Juan Capistrano Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2382.9374.7
Married7,4423.6379
Male4183.6455
Female1,0153.2966.1
Non Family3,3631.1770.3

3.52

Average Family Size

2.93

Average Household Size

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San Juan Capistrano Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2569.24%
9th to 12th Grade1,3545.55%
High School Graduate3,99116.34%
Some College5,60722.96%
Associates Degree1,6956.94%
Bachelors Degree5,68523.28%
Graduate Degree3,83015.69%
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San Juan Capistrano Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Juan Capistrano Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander252525
Asian1,075947691
White14,50513,9897,524
Black17115256
2+ Races1,3341,152355
Native American1229632
Hispanic7,9695,090987
Other Race3,5881,837174

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

San Juan Capistrano Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,564$56,474$40,357
Less Than 9th Grade$26,557$31,633$16,194
High School Graduate$31,477$34,408$26,655
Some College$44,380$48,654$40,032
Bachelors Degree$80,229$120,272$60,396
Graduate Degree$93,839$119,949$85,243

$46,564

Average Earnings

$56,474

Average Male

$40,357

Average Female

San Juan Capistrano Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Juan Capistrano Language by Age

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San Juan Capistrano Language

66.70% of San Juan Capistrano residents speak only English, while 33.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.85% of the population.

San Juan Capistrano Language

San Juan Capistrano Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2365422.88%
Multiple2,70444616.49%
Hispanic13,3511,56311.71%
White19,5411,1155.71%
Asian1,291161.24%
Other1,037NaN%

7.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.29%

Male Poverty Rate

8.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Juan Capistrano

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Juan Capistrano is Black, with 22.88% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.93%.

San Juan Capistrano Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.42%
High School8.02%
Some College4.45%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%

San Juan Capistrano Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.61%
Male Unemployed8.77%
Female Employed2.96%
Female Unemployed0.00%

San Juan Capistrano Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Juan Capistrano Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$103,922$145,733
Families$120,528$168,976
Married Families$123,605-
Non Families$51,156$78,357
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Income by Household Type

San Juan Capistrano Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

San Juan Capistrano Married by Age and Sex

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San Juan Capistrano 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.

San Juan Capistrano Marital Status by Race

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San Juan Capistrano Marital Status

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1,484

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War113
First Gulf War267
Vietnam485
Korea124
World War II139

San Juan Capistrano Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3424
35 to 54396
55 to 6499
65 to 74321
75+644

San Juan Capistrano Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2566.34%
Asian575.22%
2+ Races17110.91%
Hispanic1471.59%

San Juan Capistrano Veterans by Race

San Juan Capistrano Veterans by Education

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11.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Juan Capistrano Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

San Juan Capistrano Employment by Age

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San Juan Capistrano Employment by Race

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San Juan Capistrano 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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58.10%

Born in San Juan Capistrano

79.63%

Native Born

20.37%

Foreign Born

10.26%

Non Citizen

10.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.63% of San Juan Capistrano residents were born in the United States, with 58.10% having been born in California. 10.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Juan Capistrano Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,4600.00%
1880376-1,084-6.56%
19601,1207441.37%
19703,7812,66112.94%
198018,95915,17817.50%
199026,1837,2243.28%
200033,8267,6432.59%
201034,5937670.22%
201134,653600.17%
201234,713600.17%
201334,773600.17%
201434,833600.17%
201534,893600.17%
201634,953600.17%
201735,013600.17%
201835,073600.17%
201935,133600.17%
202035,196630.18%
202135,256600.17%
202235,316600.17%

San Juan Capistrano Population by Year