Santa Paula, California Population 2021

29,558
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Santa Paula is a city located in Ventura County California. With a 2020 population of 29,558, it is the 244th largest city in California and the 1308th largest city in the United States . Santa Paula is currently declining at a rate of -0.42% annually but its population has increased by 0.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,321 in 2010. Santa Paula reached it's highest population of 30,348 in 2014. Spanning over 5 miles, Santa Paula has a population density of 6,511 people per square mile.

The average household income in Santa Paula is $76,733 with a poverty rate of 14.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,277 per month, and the median house value is $383,700. The median age in Santa Paula is 32.1 years, 31.1 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Santa Paula Demographics

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

  • White: 87.21%
  • Other race: 7.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.93%
  • Asian: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Santa Paula, California is 29,558 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 29,930.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,321.

Santa Paula, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,24987.21%
Some Other Race2,1577.17%
Two or More Races8822.93%
Asian4791.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native2300.76%
Black or African American1010.34%
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Santa Paula Population by Race

Santa Paula Population Pyramid $2021

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Santa Paula Median Age

32.1


Total

31.1


Male

33


Female

Santa Paula Adults

There are 21,426 adults, (3,525 of whom are seniors) in Santa Paula.

Santa Paula Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Santa Paula Sex Ratio

Female

15,039

49.97%

Male

15,059

50.03%

Santa Paula Population by Age

Santa Paula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Santa Paula Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.5%38.5%
All54.1%45.9%
Non Family52.4%47.6%
Male48.9%51.1%
Female33.1%66.9%

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Santa Paula Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,6153.4854.1
Married4,6514.1861.5
Non Family2,0461.3652.4
Female1,3494.0733.1
Male5693.9348.9

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Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

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Santa Paula Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,82920.86%
9th to 12th Grade2,70014.71%
High School Graduate4,36223.77%
Some College3,53619.27%
Associates Degree1,3367.28%
Bachelors Degree1,6799.15%
Graduate Degree9104.96%
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Santa Paula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Santa Paula Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic13,9087,690954
White3,9193,6701,445
Other Race1,254825150
2+ Races44037354
Asian300220121
Native American1459030
Black636330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 47.62%.

Santa Paula Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,933$34,124$25,826
Less Than 9th Grade$22,358$26,372$16,444
High School Graduate$31,695$35,513$25,471
Some College$34,707$41,337$31,216
Bachelors Degree$53,714$61,229$48,989
Graduate Degree$65,757$86,513$63,203

$30,933

Average Earnings

$34,124

Average Male

$25,826

Average Female

Santa Paula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Santa Paula Language by Age

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Santa Paula Language

35.97% of Santa Paula residents speak only English, while 64.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 62.59% of the population.

Santa Paula Language

Santa Paula Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic24,4253,83315.69%
White4,4943608.01%
Other2,1411928.97%
Multiple88210511.90%
Native2303615.65%
Asian47991.88%
Black10198.91%

14.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Santa Paula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Santa Paula is Hispanic, with 15.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Santa Paula is Asian, with 1.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.79%.

Santa Paula Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.39%
High School12.58%
Some College6.02%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%

Santa Paula Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.94%
Male Unemployed29.88%
Female Employed5.96%
Male Employed4.63%

Santa Paula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Santa Paula Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,468$76,733
Families$65,561$82,683
Married Families$76,467-
Non Families$36,186$50,213
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Income by Household Type

Santa Paula Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Santa Paula Married by Age and Sex

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Santa Paula 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.

Santa Paula Marital Status by Race

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Santa Paula Marital Status

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991

Number of Veterans

942

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam378
Second Gulf War301
First Gulf War125
Korea80
World War II35

Santa Paula Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74287
75+237
18 to 34208
35 to 54139
55 to 64120

Santa Paula Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8974.82%
Hispanic4772.88%
Other Race523.32%
Native American168.21%
Asian143.48%
2+ Races71.27%
Black54.95%

Santa Paula Veterans by Race

Santa Paula Veterans by Education

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2.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Santa Paula Veterans by Education

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64.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Santa Paula Employment by Age

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Santa Paula Employment by Race

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Santa Paula 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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61.42%

Born in Santa Paula

70.42%

Native Born

29.58%

Foreign Born

20.49%

Non Citizen

9.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.42% of Santa Paula residents were born in the United States, with 61.42% having been born in California. 20.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Santa Paula Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202129,558-124-0.42%
202029,682-124-0.42%
201929,806-124-0.41%
201829,930-213-0.71%
201730,143-100-0.33%
201630,243-93-0.31%
201530,336-12-0.04%
201430,3482490.83%
201330,0991800.60%
201229,9191650.55%
201129,7544291.46%
201029,3257270.25%
200028,5983,5361.33%
199025,0624,4041.95%
198020,6582,6571.39%
197018,0014,7223.09%
196013,2792,2301.86%
195011,0492,0632.09%
19408,9861,5341.89%
19307,4523,4856.51%
19203,9671,7516.00%
19102,2161,1693.82%
18901,04785918.74%
18801880.00%

Santa Paula Population by Year