Santa Clarita, California Population 2022

239,143
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Santa Clarita is a city located in Los Angeles County California. With a 2020 population of 239,143, it is the 16th largest city in California and the 98th largest city in the United States. Santa Clarita is currently growing at a rate of 2.24% annually and its population has increased by 4.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 228,673 in 2020. Spanning over 71 miles, Santa Clarita has a population density of 3,380 people per square mile.

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 - per month, and the median house value is -. 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 239,143 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 228,673.

Santa Clarita, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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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

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Clarita Households and Families

3.51

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Santa Clarita Households by Type

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Santa Clarita Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Clarita Educational Attainment by Race

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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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$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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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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Santa Clarita Poverty Rate by Education

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Santa Clarita Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Clarita Income by Household Type

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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

Santa Clarita Veterans by War

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Santa Clarita Veterans by Age

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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

Santa Clarita Population by Year