Santa Clarita, California Population 2022

211,269
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Santa Clarita is a city located in Los Angeles County California. Santa Clarita has a 2020 population of 211,269. Santa Clarita is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually but its population has increased by 1.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 208,822 in 2010.

The average household income in Santa Clarita is $119,314 with a poverty rate of 9.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,003 per month, and the median house value is $564,500. The median age in Santa Clarita is 37 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.2 years for females.

Santa Clarita is a city located in the state of California. It is located in Los Angeles County, where it is the fourth largest city by population. Santa Clarita has a short history as a city, as it was only recently incorporated in 1987. However, the annexation of the city has caused the population to grow quite rapidly in that short time period.

Population Growth in Santa Clarita

The city of Santa Clarita has seen its population jump significantly since being incorporated. However, census data show that population growth is slowing. Recent estimates indicate that the population is up just 3.2% from the last census in 2010. However, continued growth—even at a slower rate—will soon push this California city past the 200,000 resident mark.

Santa Clarita Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Santa Claritawas:

  • White: 66.38%
  • Asian: 10.79%
  • Two or more races: 9.28%
  • Other race: 8.03%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Native American: 0.82%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
The current population of Santa Clarita, California is 211,269 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 211,269.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 208,822.

Santa Clarita, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White141,06566.38%
Black or African American9,3114.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,7450.82%
Asian22,93810.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6720.32%
Some Other Race17,0598.03%
Two or More Races19,7299.28%
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Santa Clarita Population by Race

Santa Clarita Population Pyramid 2022

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Santa Clarita Median Age

36.6


Total

35.3


Male

37.9


Female

Santa Clarita Adults

There are 156,493 adults, (24,632 of whom are seniors) in Santa Clarita.

Santa Clarita Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Clarita Sex Ratio

Female

106,058

49.91%

Male

106,461

50.09%

Santa Clarita Population by Age

Santa Clarita Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Clarita Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.9%21.1%
All69.6%30.4%
Non Family57.8%42.2%
Female53.4%46.6%
Male51.1%48.9%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Clarita Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,4063.0869.6
Married40,8433.6178.9
Male3,8273.6751.1
Female7,2923.6653.4
Non Family16,4441.3757.8

3.51

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Santa Clarita Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,4883.97%
9th to 12th Grade6,7064.85%
High School Graduate24,95618.04%
Some College35,04825.34%
Associates Degree14,43510.44%
Bachelors Degree34,63425.04%
Graduate Degree17,05912.33%
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Santa Clarita Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Clarita Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian15,85915,1319,860
Islander519389253
White72,43469,94329,276
Black6,0445,7612,268
2+ Races9,2118,2863,111
Hispanic39,84731,3328,483
Native American1,189990233
Other Race10,3778,0231,744

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.17%.

Santa Clarita Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,291$66,013$42,859
Less Than 9th Grade$27,394$32,343$20,614
High School Graduate$38,674$45,536$31,653
Some College$49,463$62,796$39,156
Bachelors Degree$73,841$86,324$53,425
Graduate Degree$87,475$106,769$77,653

$54,291

Average Earnings

$66,013

Average Male

$42,859

Average Female

Santa Clarita Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Clarita Language by Age

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Santa Clarita Language

68.24% of Santa Clarita residents speak only English, while 31.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.35% of the population.

Santa Clarita Language

Santa Clarita Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,72127616.04%
Hispanic71,79610,24514.27%
Multiple19,5162,70313.85%
Black9,08894610.41%
Asian22,5031,7717.87%
White98,3505,3415.43%
Islander66760.90%
Other2,322NaN%

9.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.07%

Male Poverty Rate

9.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Clarita

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Clarita is Native, with 16.04% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.79%.

Santa Clarita Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.18%
High School9.52%
Some College6.77%
Bachelors or Greater4.44%

Santa Clarita Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.22%
Male Unemployed13.95%
Female Employed5.34%
Female Unemployed18.24%

Santa Clarita Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Clarita Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$100,932$121,250
Families$113,304$131,719
Married Families$129,223$146,155
Non Families$55,869$78,391
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Income by Household Type

Santa Clarita Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Clarita Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Clarita Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Santa Clarita Marital Status by Race

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Santa Clarita Marital Status

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7,379

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,509
First Gulf War1,466
Vietnam2,510
Korea463
World War II296

Santa Clarita Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34632
35 to 542,213
55 to 64984
65 to 741,834
75+1,716

Santa Clarita Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7055.34%
Black5748.02%
Native American413.12%
Asian3502.02%
Islander8814.36%
Other Race3352.79%
2+ Races2862.56%
Hispanic1,4173.03%

Santa Clarita Veterans by Race

Santa Clarita Veterans by Education

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4.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Clarita Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Clarita Employment by Age

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Santa Clarita Employment by Race

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Santa Clarita 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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61.04%

Born in Santa Clarita

79.92%

Native Born

20.08%

Foreign Born

7.47%

Non Citizen

12.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

79.92% of Santa Clarita residents were born in the United States, with 61.04% having been born in California. 7.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Clarita Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
198066,7300.00%
1990110,64243,9125.19%
2000151,08840,4463.16%
2010208,82257,7343.29%
2011209,8431,0210.49%
2012210,6728290.40%
2013211,3767040.33%
2014212,2839070.43%
2015213,1849010.42%
2016213,5263420.16%
2017213,7342080.10%
2018213,549-185-0.09%
2019212,979-570-0.27%
2020212,409-570-0.27%
2021211,839-570-0.27%
2022211,269-570-0.27%

Santa Clarita Population by Year